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Title: Seeking artwork inspired by classic Frankenstein novel
Post by: SuperMonsterCity on September 26, 2017, 03:57:18 PM
Whether you're an amateur or professional artist, we have a call out for original artwork inspired by the classic sci-fi novel.

SuperMonster市City! is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s novel, “Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus” by publishing a newly designed printing of the original 1818 text. Artists of various mediums, including traditional and digital, are asked to create and submit artwork representing his or her interpretation of a section of the famous science fiction novel. Artwork will be selected through a submission and jury process. Artwork used will receive a portion of proceeds from the sale of books and in various media. Check out important details at supermonstercity.com/the-frankenstein-project (http://supermonstercity.com/the-frankenstein-project).
Title: Re: Seeking artwork inspired by classic Frankenstein novel
Post by: StyreneDude on September 26, 2017, 04:09:11 PM
So let me get this straight...you want artists to illustrate your book for you, and expect them to pay you $30 for the privilege of even being considered, with no guarantee they'll be published?

No thanks.
Title: Re: Seeking artwork inspired by classic Frankenstein novel
Post by: SuperMonsterCity on November 03, 2017, 03:17:53 PM
Appreciate the feedback. SMC! has made changes, based on feedback like yours, to include all submissions in a companion art book.

Unlike other similarly sourced projects, artists who are selected by the jurors will receive one hardcover copy and a portion of proceeds from the sales of these books and any other items where their artwork appears. Artists featured in the companion art book edition will receive one copy of the book and a portion of non-book related proceeds where their artwork appears, such as posters, prints, etc. The entry fee helps cover the cost to administer the project and supports producing the books.

We hope artists are excited to show their work to our panel of professionals who are accomplished artists and designers representing a cross section of industries and genres. They include San Francisco-based painter Isabel Samaras whose images have appeared in numerous publications, books and documentaries; Seattle-based artist Laurie Lee Brom whose more recent work has been on exhibit at the LA Art Show; New York-based veteran illustrator and artist Justin Adams who works in the fantasy and science-fiction genres with such clients as Sony Entertainment; Los Angeles-based designer, animator, and effects expert Bill Rude whose work can be seen in hundreds of films and TV shows; and Minneapolis-based comic book artist Barbara Schulz who helped establish and runs the comic art degree program at Minneapolis College of Art and Design.