A selection of novel covers. In most cases the majority of the drawing design is mine, in consultation with the book designer who is responsible for all aspects of type and all other layout elements (spine, reverse cover, etc.).
The Moorehawke trilogy by Celine Kiernan. 
Covers designed and illustrated by Elise Hurst with Bruno Herfst (designer). 
Published by Allen & Unwin, Australia.
Vol II & III: Winner of the 2011 Best Designed Children's Series in the Australian Publishers Association Annual Book Design Awards. 

The covers were drawn as one single illustration, and when pushed together, flow perfectly into each other.

The centre book tiles perfectly with the lines of the right edge flowing into the left side.

Pip:The Sory of Olive by Kim Kane by Allen & Unwin, 2008. 

The Remarkable Secret of Aurelie Bonhoffen by Deborah Abela, published by Random House, 2009.

Meeting Fairies by R. Ogilvie Crombie, published by Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Meeting Fairies inset image.