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CD Design:

Steven will help you and your band realize your ultimate CD design. Having worked with many musicians in the last 14 years and we can provide the complete design package, or we can work together with you to design the CD the way that you want it to look.

We review your requirements, apply creative energy and imagination to get your project done as quickly and smoothly as possible.

We then work closely with you and your CD replicator to get your CD package designed and printed to look as incredible as you imagine it to be.

Contact us for a free initial consultation about your CD project. Here are a few of our best CD designs.


2011: Let That Left Hand Go by Smokin' Joe Kubek:
This Album , recorded in the 80's is finally released as
a CD.It features a Jim Franklin oil painting on the cover.
The rest of the CD design, photo manipulation &
production is
© Steven Ray Austin.

SJK cover

SJK Back Cover

SJK CD Face

 

2010: MYSTERIOUS by LZ Love: LZ Love's explosive
third CD is a groundbreaking tour de force. It features
a Guy Juke cover. The rest of the CD design, photo
manipulation & production is
© Steven Ray Austin.

Mysterious CD cover

LZ Portrait

Mysterious Tray Card

 

2009: Six String Highway by Joe Forlini:
Joe Forlini is a great guitarist who has played with
Jerry Jeff Walker, Larry Joe Taylor, Rusty Weir &
more. This is his first solo CD: Features Steven
Ray Austin's
© Joe Forlini illustration. CD design,
photography, photo manipulation & production
© Steven Ray Austin.

Joe Forlini Cover

Joe Forlini Illustration by Steven Ray Austin

Joe Forlini back cover


2009: "Livin' It Live" by Bill Tapia: Bill Tapia is a
101 year old jazz uklele & guitar player. This is the
third solo album from a man who played his first gig
for WWI soldiers. He played his ukele behind his back
over 50 years ago! CD design & production, concept,
photo manipulation & illustration
© Steven Ray Austin.

Bill Tapia - Livin' It Live

Bill Tapia illustration

Bill Tapia -Tray Card




2008: Goodbye California by Adam Raven:
Adam Raven is an lead guitarist from
Austin, Texas
who writes great music. This is his first solo CD:
CD design, photo manipulation & production,
concept and photography
© Steven Ray Austin.

Adam Raven's CD

Raven Tray card



2007: Dancin' With the Blues by LZ Love:
LZ Love is a hypnotic singer and songwriter, with a
voice like Mahalia Jackson. This is her second solo
CD: CD design & production,
© Steven Ray Austin.

Dancin' With the Blues CD cover

Dancing With The Blues Tray card





2006: Dogwood by The Zak Perry Band: Zak Perry
Band's third CD - Southern Rock 'n Roll style. CD design
by Zak Perry & Steven Ray Austin. Design &
production, Watercolor painting
© Steven Ray Austin.

Zak Perry CD cover

Zak Perry Watercolor

Zak Perry traycard


2006: My Higher Ground by LZ Love: LZ Love is an
songwriter & singer extraordinaire. This is her first solo
CD: CD design & production, concept and cover photo
© Steven Ray Austin.

LZ CD cover

LZ CDface

LZ Love traycard



2005: In Spite Of It All by Calvin Russell
: Calvin's USA
release of this album, with 3 additional live tracks from Austin.
Calvin Russell is a superstar musician in Europe, but not
widely known in the U.S: CD design, production and photo
manipulation.
The CD cover was painted in Photoshop and Painter

©
Steven Ray Austin.



Calvin Russell Tray card

 

2005: Wanted: More Dead Than Alive by Blaze Foley:
CD release of the long-lost Country Album from 1988, plus
a bonus track: CD design by Pat Mears, CD production and
painting restoration by Steven Ray Austin.

Blaze Foley CD cover

Blaze FOley painting restoration 

Blaze Foley CD traycard 


2003: Under My Hat by Rusty Wier: A collection of songs
from his older vinyl albums. Featuring a Guy Juke cover and
Steven Ray Austin's
© Rusty Wier illustration, with a
simulation of a 1960's 45rpm record look for the CD face.

CD design & production

 

Rusty Wier illustration by Steven Ray Austin




1997, 2001 Re-release: Jumpin' Tracks by
Albert & Gage
: The premiere CD by Christine
Albert and Chris Gage: CD design & production
© Steven Ray Austin. Photography © Todd Wolfson.

Albert & Gage: Jumpin' Tracks

Albert & Gage Tray card


 

1999: Soulful Rescue by Forlini & Cross:
A rockin', blues feel to their third CD from this
Rockin' Duo: CD design, production and photo
manipulation
© Steven Ray Austin.





1998: Enchanted Houses by Forlini & Cross:
This Austin duo's long awaited second CD, with a
Southwestern Feel
: CD design, photo manipulation
& fabric scanning, production
© Steven Ray Austin.







1997: No Place Like Home by Sarah Pierce; Sarah Pierce's
debut CD with Merle Brigante, Casper Rawls, John Inman
and others
: CD design, photo manipulation, production
© Steven Ray Austin.


Sarah Pierce CD

No Plac Tray Card


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