impactwg.jpg[ENGLISH] IMPACT Books and Buddy Scalera are hosting an art contest to celebrate the upcoming release of Comic Artist’s Photo Reference: Women & Girls (coming May 2008).  THE PRIZE: – One grand prize winner will receive both books in the Comic Artist’s Photo Reference series (People & Poses and Women & Girls), plus some nifty art supplies and will be featured in the May IMPACT Newsletter – Two runners up will receive a copy of Comic Artist’s Photo Reference: Women & Girls

THE RULES
* No purchase required to enter.
* Must use at least one of the images provided (see below)
* Create your own original comic or fantasy art in whatever medium you like (pencils, inks, markers, etc.) based on the gallery of images below
* Sexually suggestive images automatically disqualified
* All characters must be original creations
* Marvel, DC, Image, or other licensed characters not permitted due to copyright restrictions

THE PHOTOS:
http://buddyscalera.com/contest_women/index.htm
or
http://www.flickr.com/photos/buddyscalera/sets/72157604002728992/
or
http://picasaweb.google.com/BuddyScalera/WomenContestPicturesComicArtistPoseFileModels

To see Buddy Scalera’s previous book (published 2006), go to:
http://buddyscalera.com/comic_artist_photo_reference/index.html

ABOUT COMIC ARTIST’S PHOTO REFERENCE SERIES
The ultimate reference for comic artists, this unique book/CD (144 pages) set is packed with photos of men and women in basic and dramatic superhero poses tailored to the comic artist’s needs.

Comic Artist’s Photo Reference
-Delivers over 500 color images of beautiful women and muscled men in the poses comic artists need -Features step-by-step demonstrations by well-known artists, so readers can learn firsthand from the pros -Includes a CD-ROM of over 500 additional photos for additional poses

aSUBMISSION GUIDELINES
* Subject line of your email must include the title of your work, your name, and the number of submissions you’ve made. Example: « Pinup Art, John Doe, Submission #2 »
* All entries must be in JPEG format, 72 dpi.
* Submit entries to buddy@buddyscalera.com
* Winners chosen at the sole discretion of the judges

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: April 25, 2008