I am newbie in making beautiful, "complex" latex covers and I need your help. I have the following very simple cover page but I will really like to make it look (as a structure) like this nice structure. I have seen this question which is a very good start for me to explore different styles I want something similar to the example.

does anyone knows a similar template?


\usetikzlibrary{shapes.geometric, arrows}



    \title{\vspace{-3.0cm}\rule{\textwidth}{1pt}\\My title here\\\vspace{1.0cm}\rule{\textwidth}{1pt}\\{\Large Report}}
    \author{my name\thanks{my school}}


This should get you started.



  \begin{tikzpicture}[remember picture, overlay, outer sep=0pt, inner sep=0pt]
    \node (image) [anchor=north] at (current page.north)
    \fill [blue!60!black, opacity=0.7] (current page.north west) rectangle
      ([yshift=-0.3\paperheight]current page.north east)
      node (title) [text=white, opacity=1.0, text width=17cm, align=flush center,
        font=\sffamily\Huge\bfseries] at (current path bounding box.center)
    \node (subtitle) [text=white, font=\sffamily\huge\bfseries, below=of title]
    \shade [top color=black, bottom color=brown] (image.south west) rectangle
      (current page.south east)
        node (logo) [xshift=-1cm, anchor=east]
          at (current path bounding box.east)

\title{Manual de construcción de ecuaciones alométricas para estimar el
volumen y la biomasa de los árboles}
\subtitle{Del trabajo de campo a la predicción}


  • thank you. Your way is very simple but I have just one question. After testing different colours and images I haven't managed to remove the lines from the grey part. With which part of your code can I do this? – geo_dd Nov 24 '18 at 12:28
  • 1
    @geo_dd The background image is example-image.jpg and the logo is example-image-a.jpg. You can replace them with whatever you want. If you want a solid blue colour so you can't see through it, then remove the two opacity options. – David Purton Nov 24 '18 at 12:33
  • thanks! with the opacity I have already changes the blue colour but I was just wondering about the lines in grey part. Thank you! – geo_dd Nov 24 '18 at 12:36

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