Book Illustration and Project Bid

  • Status: Closed
  • Hadiah: $150
  • Penyertaan diterima: 23
  • Pemenang: devielmond

Keterangan Peraduan

This is a contest to create one illustration for the attached appendix of my science fiction novel ‘Baktu’. I ultimately want seven illustrations for this appendix. This contest will only provide me with one illustration, and with a bid and proposal for a [url removed, login to view] project to create the remaining six.

I hope for your help.

Your contest entry will have two components:
1. An illustration of one of the seven types of bakti (non-human) people mentioned in the attached appendix.
2. A bid and proposal to illustrate the the other six types.
After the contest I will select one winner based on both their art and on their proposal. The winner will be awarded the contest prize, then I will create a new freelancer project for the other illustrations and immediately offer (award) the project to the contest winner. Please do not enter this contest if you are not interested in creating all seven illustrations in the following project.

The novel takes place on the planet Baktu. The indigenous people here come in seven types, as described in the appendix. The seven types are:
• Typical male
• Typical female
• Kaziter (female)
• Kazimon stage 1 (female)
• Kazimon stage 2 (female)
• Kazimon stage 3 (female)
• Kazimon stage 4 (female)
I would prefer a female be chosen for the contest entry.

Illustration requirements:
✓ At least 300 dpi (dots per inch)
✓ At least two square inches big (1” x 2”, 2” x 1”, 1.5” x 1.5”, or other).
✓ Have clothing or at least underwear on them. No erotic poses.
✓ Preferably one of the female types for the contest.
✓ It must not contradict the appendix description.
✓ Indicate in the comments which bakti type the illustration is for.
✓ Color or monochrome. Color preferred.
✓ Should represent the quality and style you would do if you won the next project

Project proposal requirements:
✓ Include your fixed price for the whole project (not including this contest)
✓ Include the time frame of when you would complete the project.
✓ Any other details, like larger size or availability for additional related projects, is welcome.

Kemahiran-kemahiran Cadangan

Maklum balas Majikan

“Great interpretation of descriptions”

Gambar Profil jimmgrogan, United States.

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  • jimmgrogan
    Pemegang Peraduan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Thank you for all the wonderful entries and art samples. I feel guilty for awarding only one winner when many of you supplied great art, and in some cases great effort. I hope none of you are offended at not being chosen since I hope to use many of you in my chapter illustrations project to come. Price was a factor in the star ratings.

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. CGCactus
      CGCactus
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Good to know, I guess I should have presented a more risky proposal... at least this was a fun contest.

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
    2. tizianafruiu
      tizianafruiu
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Hi, I did not received any message from your with any offer unfortunately. I think something happened into the system! I'll be glad to participate if you consider me in the future. Thanks

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • jimmgrogan
    Pemegang Peraduan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    After the appendix is done to my satisfaction, I expect that art to be the biological standard of what the bakti people are, so that different artists can create compatible chapter illustrations. The appendix will not be the art style standard or art type standard. You would do the illustration in your own style hopefully as described in the book and chapter. You may add your name or signature to the art as long as it is not too distracting. I will acknowledge each artist on the acknowledgment page, with your real name or freelancer name as you prefer, and the chapter number(s) you did.

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. fiviach
      fiviach
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      thats sounds good. feel free to contact me anytime you need. would love to work on your next project.

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
    2. temperfidelis
      temperfidelis
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      cool. feel free to contact me if you are interested in my illustrations.

      thanks

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • jimmgrogan
    Pemegang Peraduan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    I am going to let the contest run the full length (two days left) before I award the winner(s) for fear there are some people putting in effort to create a nice contest entry and have not yet entered it. I am not willing to extend the contest longer though. I have received many excellent entries to choose from. Even the four star ones are good. Except for one mistake, I have not been giving star ratings until the price bid and time estimate are included. I need that for my decision. Thank you all for your work.

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. temperfidelis
      temperfidelis
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      check #34. just posted it

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • LiarJohnny
    LiarJohnny
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi, i've read the description in the file and still i'm kinda in the dark about the race's overall apperiance. I know, it's kind of tricky to relay it through text, so i was just gonna ask: how many liberties should i take while designing a bakti? Do they look distinctly alien or do they look a lot like humans? And also, what form should their ears have?

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. jimmgrogan
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Biologically, they look a lot like humans with the following exceptions: green skin, ears are merely bulges with no orifice, hair is dark green, hands and feet are somewhat bigger, no nipples. I believe that is it. The eye color is somewhat different as explained in the appendix.

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • Dalibor021
    Dalibor021
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Check please #14

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • poontanam
    poontanam
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    what sort of an art style are you going for? semi realistic? If you don't mind, could you put up a link or two of art that you would like to see

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. jimmgrogan
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Something semi-realistic. As far as the style, one reason for this contest is so I can see what style I like, and what is available. I think realistic cartoon or fantasy art would work. Even black and white, depending on price and quality. Here is a link to one of the art styles I like: http://daliborgaric.deviantart.com/art/Forever-is-over-420584730

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
    2. poontanam
      poontanam
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      ok thanks!

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • MyananPow
    MyananPow
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Quick question, does it need a background or just the creature?

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. MyananPow
      MyananPow
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      I'll have the submission ready in a 2-3 days, please wait for it!

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
    2. jimmgrogan
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      okay

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • temperfidelis
    temperfidelis
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    hi, just one question. do you need full body illustrations? or it will be ok also a medium close-up illustration?

    thanks

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. jimmgrogan
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      I prefer full body illustrations because of the educational purpose of the appendix. However it should be okay if some of them are just most of the body. As long as others in the final project do show feet and legs also.

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • mirceawork
    mirceawork
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi, Please check #7 and #8. Thanks

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • mirceawork
    mirceawork
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Hi. One question, please: What level of detail would serve the purpose? (for the characters illustration) Thank you

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. jimmgrogan
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      That depends on the price you propose. I would like lots of detail unless it costs too much, so I will likely settle for less detail. I am not an illustrator so I don't know how to measure detail and give you a precise number, but it all depends on what I can afford.

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
    2. mirceawork
      mirceawork
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Understood. Thank you.

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • cgWiz
    cgWiz
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Let me just say that is some nice world building you've got there, interesting and pretty original ! I'll try my best to do your concept justice.

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
    1. jimmgrogan
      Pemegang Peraduan
      • 2 tahun yang lalu

      Thank you

      • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • jimmgrogan
    Pemegang Peraduan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    When this contest is done, and resulting project started, I expect to do the same sort of thing (contest/project) to illustrate my chapter headers. That is tentative, depending on how much I spend on this project, and whether I find another illustrator or the same winner from this contest that can do that also in a timely manner.

    • 2 tahun yang lalu
  • jimmgrogan
    Pemegang Peraduan
    • 2 tahun yang lalu

    Also, since the main character, a human, falls in love with a stage three kazimon that he tries to cure, it would probably be good not to have her be extremely hideous (though she should be muscular and even intimidating). Stage 4 can be as ugly as you want.

    • 2 tahun yang lalu

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