The theme for this year will be: Mythology
Our special guest
Better known over deviantArt as Lavah
, she's a talented digital artist with a very characteristic style.
Has participated in various projects and collaborations, like UdonCrew
's World of Warcraft Tribute and most recently appeared as a guest in the latest edition of Illustrators Deathmatch
Always willing to share some tips and techniques with other fellow artists, you can see her showing part of her process with her audience over deviantArt or her Facebook account
How to participate
♦ Create a visual work according to the theme MYTHOLOGY. This includes mythology from all origins: greek, roman, japanese, nordic, etc. The interpretation and technique is up to you! Just to get you started, here are some examples for inspiration:
♦ The entry must be a size of 11 x 17 inches at 300 dpi in landscape or portrait
♦ Submit your entry to your gallery to the appropiate category, and send a note toThiefoworld with the subject "Entry WINTER XPO 2013"
♦ Please include the following information in your note:
♠ Name of the piece
♠ Your name (or screen name) and/or names of your collaborators
♠ City and country of origin
♠ Your website and/or contact information (if applicable)
This information will be visible to the public during the event. If you don't want it to be exposed, feel free to leave the fields blank.
Rules and notes
♦ The entries must be original material only (no Fan Arts) but it's not mandatory to be of exclusive creation for this event (the work could have been previously published)
♦ All illustration techniques are allowed, both traditional and digital.
♦ The content must be suitable for all audiences, avoiding explicit sexual content, excesive violence, discriminatory themes of any kind, use of drugs or alcohol, etc.
♦ Entrants are allowed to submit more than one entry, however a max of 1 entry per participant/group will be accepted.
♦ Spaces are limited so entries will be subject to a selection, only entries that fulfill the requirements described here will be considered. The selection will be done taking in consideration aspects such as: theme, use of technique, composition, overall quality and visual impact.
♦ The selected entries will be printed in large format and exposed during the WINTER XPO 2013 in Chihuahua, Mexico, giving according credits.
♦ Fusion Anime or Winter Xpo won't claim copyright for the selected works, but by submitting your entry you agree in giving us permission to expose your work during the event (if selected) and potentially using it for advertising purposes (such as ads in our website, facebook account, flyers and/or posters, etc) using a thumbnail and/or small version of your entry, always giving you credits. Also, this a non-comercial exposition, we won't make money out of your entry.
♦ Aspects not described here can be addressed in a comment in this journal or via note.
Important datesOctober 11th
- Reception of entries begins.November 10th
- Deadline for the reception of entries.November 15th
- Selected artists will be notified no later than Nov. 15th.November 30th - December 1st
- Selected entries will be exposed over Winter Xpo 2013
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