It’s been quiet around our little club and to fix that we have decided to host a contest.
Remember the lecture we posted on Character Design
We as admins have concluded that in order to really help you develop as western mangakas, should put what you have learned to the test. Therefore this contest will be focused on Character Design
The winner will be judged on the following 4 factors which makes a successful character design:
- Fun factor
We advice that if you haven’t read over the lecture, that you take time to go over the basics. This will not only refresh your memory and give you the necessary tools to take you closer to the first place in our contest- it’ll also make you a better character designer.CONTEST GUIDELINES:
- The theme for the design will be Valentine’s Day
- You must be a member of this group to enter.
- Your character can be anything your imagination comes up with. ANYTHING! There’s absolutely no boundaries for this.
- The character must be created specifically for this contest. You may not use nor refurbish any character created prior. We want to see something new from what you have learned.
- Your character design sheet will consist of front, back and side view
. ¾ front and ¾ back view are a plus but not required.
- The artwork must be in a state of completion, meaning: Quality scan/ dpi resolution, linework is clean and colors have been used.
- The contest focuses on characters therefore backgrounds are not required. If you do add color to the background, make it so it doesn’t take our focus away from the character.
- Digital and traditional media are allowed.
- Submissions will be accepted from January 10th to Febuary 10th!
- Winners will be announced on Febuary 14th!SUBMITION GUIDELINES:
- Please allow critique on your submission.
- Make sure you submit to our Character Design Folder otherwise it will not count as an entry.
- Specify this is for
Character Design Contest.
- Under Artist Statement: Give a short character description of no more than a paragraph of length. This will gives us an insight of who your character is and why you have chosen that design.EXAMPLE OF CHARACTER CONCEPT SHEETPRIZES
There is only a 1st PLACE WINNER for the best character design.
What you will receive:
- 3 Month DeviantArt Premium Membership.
- Your Character will be displayed on the
banner to represent our club!
- Design will be displayed in Featured Artwork.
2nd and 3rd place will receive an honorable mention for excelling in any of the other factors and their design will be displayed in Featured Artwork.
If you have any questions, please note
We hope to see your work participate in our first contest.