This is a pair of book covers I designed recently. Both are made from public domain parts. The gargoyle and bird are images from morguefile.com and the painting comes via The Getty’s Open Content Program. The designs aren’t based on anything in particular, but I did want to capture the style of old paperbacks—a vintage fantasy or political thriller that might catch your eye in a bargain bin.
For more sources of public domain and Creative Commons images, check out my Writing Resources page.