Illustration contest ILUSTRAMAXIMA 2014-2015
Artists will send solidarity illustrations, that foster good taste education, understanding of collective challenges or protection of inheritance, thinking about the future together; in other words the authors will present illustrations related to the quality of life expressed as cultural, environmental and human rights values.
The competition is open to everyone, especially with no regard of age. Each applicant can present a maximum of three piece of work.
2. Form and size:
The scenes and characters will have to be originals and of proper creation. The works can be drawn in black and white or in colour. The works, in JPG format, will have a length of one page that will not exceed 800 x 600 pixels, with a minimum resolution of 72 pixels per inch. However, in view of the creation the licensed illustrations web, where the illustrations will be sold in both paper and web format at larger sizes, it will be convenient to carry out the work initially on a A-3 (29.7cm x 42cm) format and 300dpi resolution, horizontally or vertically.
The panel will take into consideration works of pictorial interest without text.
Applicants will register on the competition IlustraMaxima website and insert later on their work in JPG format.
5. Place and deadline of the application:
Works must be submitted exclusively through this website until 20 January 2015.
6. Virtual show:
The publishing house contemplates realizing a public diffusion of the works presented and lately selected by the panel. The virtual show of the works received during the contest will not be granted by any type of economic retribution.
The allocation of the prize ILUSTRAMAXIMA of SAURE publishers rises to 4.000 euros and has five prizes: 1st prize: 1,500 euros. 2nd. Prize: 1,000 euros. 3rd. Prize: 600 euros. 4th prize: 500 euros. 5th prize: 400 euros. Legal hold on this basis applies. The selected authors are obliged to insert their work in different formats in the e-sales web that will be launched in February, in order to collect the prize. The presentation of these awards will be in advance of sales of the winning works in the e-sales gallery.
A qualified panel of judges will pick out the best works. The publishing house leaves to the panel the possibility to declare no winners, according to quality criteria.
Prizes will be awarded according to the following criteria: a.- Quality and artistic relevance of the work: 50 points. b.- Adherence to the theme of the contest and the graphic language inherent in it: 30 points. c.- Social and cultural impact of the illustration referring to the issue raised on social awareness: 20 points.
10. Other determination:
Spanish is the legal language reference for this contest. Taking part to the competition implies the acceptance of the conditions overhead.