The steampunk challenge made me have a look around for various books, among them the Parasol Protectorate series by Gail Carriger which was mentioned quite often as a recommendation:
Now, where is the parasol in the cover, I wonder.
OK, so today I’m not comparing covers, but I’m rather showing you how a cover is created.
I’m talking about the cover of “Blameless”, the third instalment in the series. If you, like me, love Photoshop this is going to be especially interesting.