How to create the spine for a paperback book

This is a very simple process that many people get wrong.

The diagrams below explain in simple terms how the artwork is prepared.

All it requires is baby steps and attention to detail. Have fun!

paperback guide to spine artwork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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