I don't really like the "cover" of the book, partially because each picture has its own light source, and that looks awkward, and partially I just don't know if so much color goes with the whole "old book" kind of feel. I also think Morde's contrast is too hard.
I really like how you did the inside of the book though.
Quite true. Although I don't think that it is really THAT bad. The champions part was also done for a different purpose but didn't really work how I wanted it to do. So yea, I still liked it and reworked into this. I don't claim it to be perfect. But thanks for the pointing it out. Ihaven't seen it this way before and I'll definitely keep an eye on that issue next time.
Thank you! The original sketches weren't done by myself. I just gave them an old fashioned look. Overall it's just placing one or two textures on a pale yellow colored layer, playing around with layer options. For the sketches I did the same in an extra document and pasted them onto the "book". To give it that "book" look I just did one or two gradient maps to give the illusion of the middle of a book. Overall pretty easy, you just need to have a slight idea how everything could work.