ThemeDreams. It could be anything, but it must be in COLOR! Once you have decided on your theme note the group or yuuike to get it approved to make sure no two themes overlap
(E.g. Dreams of the days in ____, Dreams of happiness, Dreams of the sky, etc.)
US Letter (8.5” x 11”), 350 dpi, CMYK; include a bleed margin of 3 mm on all sides
PNG, TIFF, or PSD
Yes it is preferred, but if you are inexperienced with backgrounds then you may use either a gradient or patterned bg as long as the rest of the picture contains enough details to make up for it
Someone requested a template for non-Americans so here you go~ It's really nothing fancy though:
DOWNLOAD HERE (Photoshop or SAI file): sta.sh/267nieg8gj7?edit=1
Please submit a WIP of the art work sometime before your final copy, We reserve the right to reject images that break guidelines or copyright rules, as well as images that do not reach the expected level of quality in comparison to your gallery.
Characters with ears or tails
Detailed/large background (but it must still contain at least 1 character)
Traditional (Only if you have previous experiences and examples and know how to properly scan or upload the piece)
Sexual nudity, blood, gore & violence
Animal hybrids/furries UNLESS we have approved of it
FANART or tracing (Copyright issues)
Sketches or unfinished art works
Monochrome/black & white pieces (The title of the book is Dream in COLOR)
Huge watermarks or text over the image
Using brushes or stock that does not permit commercial use
A old piece of artwork, all submissions must be drawn for this artbook
Artists will retain all copyright to their artwork, they will be fully credited within the artbook.
By submitting to this art book, artists agree to be over the age of 18 or have received parental consent.
Artists agree to give us the right to edit your work for the purposes of maximum printing advantage and advertising purposes in relation to the artbook, (sizing, credits, teaser pages, etc. ) as well as to let us publish and sell their art in the form of an artbook.
Participating artists please SIGN THE CONTRACT HERE and send it to email@example.com anytime before July 15th, 2014
1. Email us the picture file as an attachment with “Artbook submission” as the title to firstname.lastname@example.org along with:
- Title of the art piece
- Your preferred name to appear in the artbook
- Your theme
- Website URL
- Your country (optional)
You may include a description if you wish. All of this information will be included in the artbook along with your art piece.
2. Once we have confirmed your submission please go ahead and submit a preview after preorders open!!!!:
- Previews must not show over ⅓ of the final piece
- DO NOT POST the full piece anywhere until all copies of the book are sold out.
- Please include the group’s icon in the description and indicate that it is draw for Dream in Color, a charity artbook for the Dreams Come True Charity
- Submit it HERE