I'm not an artist, nor have I ever claimed to be one. That being said, here's what I have for cover photos.
The first in the line up is the base or foundation. My friend, Night Vallin of The Beard Gaming, gave me the Fireworks image for the fancy text. Stylish "DracoSys" on a blank black background with a little "Dragon wing" looking gimmick on the "r" was all him. I threw that on a black background, added a simple light bevel followed by a small glow effect to make sure the background didn't seem to swallow the dark-ish blue.