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Layout design contest for June 2009!

Started by Matt Snyder, May 31, 2009, 08:23:49 PM

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Matt Snyder

Announcing the 2009 layout design contest.

Luke Crane, Keith Senkowski, and Matt Snyder challenge you to create an amazing book layout during the month of June, 2009. Each participant who meets the challenge receives two free PDFs. And, the big winner of the best book design receives free RPG books, including ENnie nominee Mouse Guard.

Featured in this game design is Conspiracy of Shadows: Dirty Hands, a new edition specially created for this contest. It includes free access to art by creator Keith Senkowski.

You have all the tools you need to make a fantastic layout by June 30, 2009. Visit for full details.
Matt Snyder

"The future ain't what it used to be."
--Yogi Berra

Matt Snyder

I've posted two blog entries detailing my book design process.

This first entry is about first thoughts, and especially about fonts. I love fonts way too much.

Layout Contest tutorial part 1: Choosing fonts

And, this post has some cool work-in-progress sreenshots showing the basica page template and scrollwork I'm working on now.

Layout Contest tutorial part 2: Designing the page
Matt Snyder

"The future ain't what it used to be."
--Yogi Berra


Those are really nice process articles. Thanks for sharing!
Any more in the works?
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