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Fantasy ebook cover
Bold, Imaginative, Eye-Catching cover for new, YA epic fantasy "Out of Darkness Rising"
Fantasy cover for a book like Lord of the Rings
fantasy ebook cover


Graduate at the Academy of Applied Arts (Sculpture Department) in 2001. - University of Belgrade.
Over 10 years professionally engaged in traditional and digital arts.

Member since: December 22, 2009


"Darko is a master at his craft and is patient, understanding, and extremely talented. It's always a pleasure to work with him. I'll be back for the next one!"
Profile pictureKameron Williams
"Amazing work once again."
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"Amazing work as always."
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"Another amazing cover from Paganus. Couldn't be more satisfied."
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"TOP as always, fast and according to our Spec"
Anonymous client
"Paganus has done all my covers (6 so far) and I'm always very pleased with the final result."
Profile pictureMichael O'Neill
"Another amazing cover from Paganus."
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"Awsome as always!! This is the BEST designer I could ever have had!"
Profile pictureESSENEARTIST
"Another Fantastic Cover."
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"Another great job from Paganus"
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"Another stunning cover from Paganus. "
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"Always does such a good job on our projects! He is worth the wait."
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"I can't say enough about how excellent Paganus is to work with."
Profile picturejamesWI
"Paganus is the real deal. I hired him 1-to-1 because I was impressed by his portfolio, but I gave him a rather complex design. Not only did he nail it, but he exceeded my expectations, creating a hand-drawn masterwork in just about week. I mentioned a f..."
Profile picturedreamline03
"Another outstanding cover from Paganus. He's a pleasure to work with and very professional. I will definitely be using his services again. "
Profile picturejamesWI
"Another fantastic cover from Paganus. I couldn't be more pleased."
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"Always goes above and beyond. Reliable and does quality work. This is my second time using Darko's services and I'm very happy to continue working with him for many more projects. Highly recommend."
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"Paganus is great to work with. Love my cover! He made my book come to life."
Profile picturedreamweaver1104
"Beautiful Artwork!! Highly reccomended!! nice and easy going... Paganus is an ART WORKER!! "
Profile pictureESSENEARTIST
"Awsome and Creative as Always!!! Paganus over deliver what he promises... Highly Reccomended!"
Profile pictureESSENEARTIST
"Another outstanding design from Paganus. His work continues to be top notch. I will certainly be using his services for my next cover."
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"I couldn't have been more pleased with the work Paganus did on my book cover. Everything about the project went smoothly. Highly recommended."
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"This is the second project I've worked on with paganus and I have nothing but positive things to say. Everything about the project exceeded my expectations."
Profile picturejamesWI
"Paganus was an amazing artist to work with. No complaints what so ever. All changes were made quickly and communication was excellent. I will be definitely using his services again."
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"Working with Paganus was fantastic, he listened to my brief and delivered something incredible. Judging by his portfolio I knew he was good, but nothing beats seeing your own brief come to life!"
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"Working with Paganus is the best. He does great work, is more than willing to make changes, gets the job done on deadline or earlier and really cares about doing the job right. I highly recommend this talented artist."
Profile pictureThayer
"Great job again!"
Anonymous client
"Perfect results and collaboration as always!!!"
Anonymous client
"A consummate professional and pleasure to work with. Highly satisfied with the work and collaborative experience. Very understanding and helpful at all stages of the design process and I plan to work with them again."
Profile picturearesonantone
"This was an excellent experience. Paganus is a phenomenal artist with a great eye for detail. He took my descriptions and was extremely accurate. At the same time, he knew how to fill in the details I left out in a way that made the cover more awesome t..."
Profile picturebardoftoday
"Amazing illustrator and another amazing design!! Thank you Paganus!"
Profile pictureajholives
"Good designer, beautiful original artwork."
Anonymous client
"Paganus was responsive, quick to understand and make changes, and extremely talented and professional."
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"Darko's artistic talent continues to fascinate me!"
Anonymous client
"Paganus drew the front and back cover of my novel-in-progress and did a fantastic job. He was quick to make the changes I requested and gave me everything I needed. Professional, quick, and gifted. Highest recommendation."
Profile pictureChance Gamble
"This guy is the best in the business."
Profile pictureeltodd42
"His drawings are so awesome!"
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"There's not a better designer in the business."
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"Love this guy. Great designer."
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"Paganus is an exceptional artist who works with professionalism. Bravo!"
Anonymous client
"The best designer ever."
Profile pictureeltodd42
"Outstanding Job!!! Greater than imagined... "
Profile pictureESSENEARTIST
"Best designer in the business. Worth every penny."
Profile pictureeltodd42
"Such a brilliant and amazing designer. Can take my ideas and make them into masterpieces. "
Profile pictureeltodd42
"Paganus was busy when I contacted him, but he was worth the wait! He was very professional, clear about what was needed, and made the few changes I wanted. As soon as he started on my project, he completed it quite quickly. His work is beautiful, eve..."
Profile pictureChance Gamble
"This artist is amazing! "
Profile picturesloanartist
"Second book cover project , and it turned out very well just like the first. Fast yet beautifully crafted. I highly recommend Paganus for your project. "
Profile picturechrisblisamb
"Outstanding Job! Great design!!! Paganus is "The Best" !!!"
Profile pictureESSENEARTIST
"I hired the artist to duo a one on one job and was blown away. The very first draft was perfect, exactly what I wanted and better than I'd hoped for. Very good work. "
Profile picturesloanartist
"Responded immediately to quote request and provided a time frame and quote that was kept and committed to. Project was completed quickly and with expert results. Highly recommend!"
Profile picturedtrevett80
"Paganus is brilliant and talented. He created covers that captured the essence of the magic and fantasy of each story. The artwork and attention to detail is magnificent and breathtaking. He certainly understands the book market in terms of what is just..."
Profile picturebernice D
"A wonderful designer and artist that I look forward to working with again. He brought my characters and my world to life and I couldn't be happier. "
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"As usual Panagus does an excellent job. Highly recommended. "
Profile pictureMichael O'Neill
"Excellent work. Fast and exactly what we wanted for the cover of our newest novel. Highly recommended. "
Profile picturechrisblisamb
"Another amazing illustration from a talented artist."
Profile pictureajholives
"Another amazing design from a great illustrator. Can't wait to work with you again!"
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"I had been searching for artist for years that could captivate my ideas and help me turn them into a reality. Paganus showed total professionalism in every aspect of the word. Never had I ever used this kind of service, yet this artist made my experienc..."
Anonymous client
"Paganus has incredible talent and is a true artist. I enjoyed working with him throughout the entire process, and he captured the scene I provided for my cover art perfectly. PERFECTLY. I could not be more excited about my cover art, and I hope to work ..."
Profile picturesteve.brest
"Attentive, precise, and highly skilled, paganus is the best designer you'll have the pleasure of working with on 99designs!"
Profile pictureKameron Williams
"I have worked with Darko for almost one and half years on a big project. He has been exceptional the entire time that we have worked together. I am very happy that I found him on 99 design and look forward to the next few months as we work together to..."
Profile pictureA Wiser World
"Paganus, aside from being an artist of the highest caliber, is also incredibly communicative, responsive and professional. When we first contacted him, we were enraptured with his art, but he went above and beyond by putting in extra time and effort to ..."
Profile pictureofficialpantheonrpg
"Outstanding work!!! Paganus always delivers more than what You ask from him!!! He is an unusual artist who's talent is beyond anything that I have seen in other artists!!! "
Profile pictureESSENEARTIST
"Awesome! Amazing designs, stupendous communication. Highly recommend!"
Profile picturefortyouncechris
"Excellent and Artistic work! As I had asked it... PAGANUS has knowledge and Style"
Profile pictureESSENEARTIST
"Paganus was a pleasure to work with and was extremely good at interpreting what we wanted to do with our book cover. It was almost like he was reading our mind. He was prompt and his revisions came back faster than I usually experience on this site. ..."
Profile picturejosh K0
"Paganus is a spot on awesome designer!"
Profile pictureGeorge2005
"Paganus is the man - his design was light years ahead of the others - original, on brief and cool."
Profile pictureJay4
"I can't express enough how fantastic it was to work with Paganus!! His attention to detail was more than we could ask for. He made the revisions based on our feedback in no time flat. His ability to make changes based on our direction was second to none..."
Profile pictureBD Family
"Very prompt and professional. I asked for a change and right away it was done. The cover work just floored me as well."
Profile pictureLedsales
"The talented artist Paganus created a book cover for my novel 30,000 B.C. Chronicles: Bordeaux in January 2012. The cover is a one-of-a-kind work of art. He gave me exactly what I was looking for - only better. Early on, I asked him to make some very bi..."
Profile pictureThayer
"Paganus did a great job in bringing Mika to life with his cover and artistic design vision. Paganus anticipated design approaches and solutions while at the same time being responsive to input and suggestions. Job well done."
Anonymous client
"Great to work with! Nailed the concept of what I wanted from the first drawing and got stronger through the entire process. Quick to make corrections or additions and gave me some good advice on what would look the best for my cover. Thanks paganus!"
Profile pictureRealimmortals
"Paganus was extremely clever and creative. He has the ability to understand exactly what the customer needs without abandoning his unique representation and style: a very talented artist. "
Profile pictureBlacktulip42
"Paganus is a talented artist who also is professional, polite and follows art direction in timely manner. I am quite happy with the background art he made and would surely consider him for future work."
Profile pictureAloshio
"Paganus is simply amazing. The designs were beautiful and the works was not only creative but done extremely quick. Paganus is professional and very helpful in every step of the contest. I would recommend this designer to anyone who wants quality work. "
Profile pictureBesteS13
"Many of the artists did excellent work and at the end it was a very hard choice to decide which would be the finalist. However Paganus just did a wonderful job of capturing everything I visualized and he has been exceptional to work with. I am very ple..."
Profile pictureAlphacen4
"paganus is an amazing artist! It was a pleasure working with him. He has an uncanny knack for turning written descriptions into perfect visual artwork. Honestly, it seemed as if he was inside my head, seeing what I was seeing! "
Profile pictureJwestbooks
"I had an extraordinary experience with paganus. They had an ability to read my design brief and catch my vision from the very first take. Any revisions needed were minor and were completed promptly. I would defiantly recommend their work and look for..."
Profile pictureNPK
"Paganus did an amazing job with our design. He exceeded my expectations and produced a stunning design that demonstrates his mastery and skill. I could not have asked for a better experience. He made sure I was completely happy with the design and was v..."
Profile pictureMarie F Crow
"Paganus was simply a pleasure to work with. He exceeded what he was given initially by looking for information about the project on the web itself. I loved his initiative. The way he responded to feedback, but most importantly...he produced a work th..."
Profile pictureDonovanmneal
"In a competition with many entries of the highest quality, Paganus was an inspired artist and a consumate professional. Skilled in his work and unfailingly patient in his responses he not only produced outstanding designs but also contributed to a very ..."
Profile pictureT O Munro
"I am so proud of the design Paganus made for my book. He was able, down to the smallest details, to translate on paper the ideas I had in my head. Moreover, he was kind, patient and so easy to work with. Paganus is the designer I want to work with agai..."
Profile pictureSophie Swerts
"Working with Paganus has been a delight. Although one of the last to enter a design in my contest, he has been very accommodating within the short time frame to answer my questions and make any alterations. His work is exemplary and his service extreme..."
Profile pictureMichael O'Neill
"While I found so many beautiful designs when I launched my contest, there was one design that I fell in love with the moment I saw it. Paganus not only gave me an image that I wanted, but he practically read my mind, making a cover that incorporated my ..."
Profile pictureerikatodd1988
"The design by Paganus blew me away when I first saw it. He captured my vision but also improved upon it with hints of character. He was able to quickly implement changes to the subsequent iterations and gave me the final design I was hoping for. I hope ..."
Profile pictureclintmethod
"The level of detail and work that Paganus put into my book cover can easily be seen by what was produced for me. I look forward to working with Paganus in the future. Five star designer with five star revisions and NO complaints. Gave me everything I wa..."
Profile pictureajholives
"What an Amazing Artist! took the time to read the "design Brief" asked questions and worked hard on creating an ORIGINAL work of art! I plan on using this artist again on other projects"
Profile picturejoeywargachuk
"This was my very first time using 99designs to seek out a designer for a book cover. I must say that all of the designers who submitted designs for my project were exceptional! However, paganus had several qualities that truly impressed me. First, an..."
Anonymous client
"This artist was truly a pleasure to work with. Not only did he take every little nit-picky critique I had with a gracious "thank you" and then turn out exactly what I asked for, but he also paid close attention to the details given in the brief. He wa..."
Profile picturemagpie.eclectic.press
"Excellent, high quality art and very easy to work with, very good at bringing a persons vision of what they want to life. Accommodating, friendly and professional; would definitely work with this person again."
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