The Tempest Guild Cover Reveal

I've had the cover for The Tempest Guild done for a while now but since I just sent the manuscript in for a final proofread, I thought I'd reveal the cover. My daughter Avery is quite the artist so I commissioned her to give it a go. She came up with the initial look and feel of the illustration but she and I both felt that it needed more of a professional touch to make it more realistic. So we commissioned Adam Isailovic to take what Avery started and give it a more thorough polish. Once I approved the illustration, I worked on the cover layout myself using Derek Murphy's Creativeindie as a guide. I think it turned out pretty good. I think Derek's best advice is that you don't want your cover to be so original that it doesn't fit into the genre people are looking for. If it's too far out of the "norm" for that genre, people will actually be put off by it instead of flocking to it because it's so "original."Anyways, without further ado, here's the cover for The Tempest Guild: