Tosh’s Book Cover Gallery Version 3.1

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Creating 3D images of book covers for advertising purposes is a nice touch, and I’ve been using a softcover template with the pages visible in front and rear quarter views.  But this morning I came up with a way to create images with a visible spine and the look of a hardcover edition in which the edge between the spine and front and back covers appears to be catching the light source, and the “groove” in the cover fills with a slight shadow.

Here are two examples of the technique using the wraparound cover for Geronimo’s Bones by Darrell Bryant.

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