Recently, I have been tasked with creating feature images for the LAITS home page. Feature images are one of the main factors that draw in readers. Audiences will judge a book by its cover, so that cover needs to be visually appealing. Additionally, these feature images need to adhere to the overall look and feel of the LAITS homepage–i.e. it shouldn’t clash with any other elements.
Starting out, I had a few images to choose from for each article. First the image needed to be resized, and then I created many options featuring logos, color overlays, and decorative elements.
Here is the current homepage with the TEDx feature image I made.
And here are a few renditions of the British Studies feature image: