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Comic Art News: CAF Hosts the Best Of 2017 for the ComicArt-L

For those new to CAF and the ComicArt-L Yahoo Group, CAF hosts an annual event for members of the ComicArt-L called the Best Of which showcases the best collected artworks for the past year from members of the ComicArt-L. To participate you need to be a ComicArt-L member, and be set up to use the Lowry on CAF. Instructions are below, and if you have any questions you can direct them to CAF Member Brian Peck.

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Here are the rules and information on Best of 2017.

Below is instructions on how to upload images and descriptions for the entries. We have set aside a week for people to upload their stuff and then voting will begin. 

Best of 2017 Published and Unpublished (happens at the same time)
You will have up to 5 entries and they can be in any of the 7 categories:
Published Covers (Unpublished covers as well)
Published Splashes, Pin-Ups
Published Interior Panel pages
Published Strip Art
Published/Unpublished Commissions (work artist drawn outside of conventions)
Unpublished Sketch Covers/Convention Sketches
Published/Unpublished Other (all Published/Unpublished material which doesn’t fall into the other 6 categories (drawings, prelims, Style Guides, Rock Poster art, illustrations. etc.))

Posting Entries Begins: NOW!
Posting Ends: Jan 14 11:59PM (Sunday)


Best Published Acquisions of 2017.
This theme lists each participating member's best acquisition of 2017 that has appeared or is/was scheduled to appear or created to appear in a comic book or comic book related publication. This category includes all published material, unpublished covers, and similar items.

Best Unpublished Acquisions of 2017.
This theme lists each participating member's best acquisition of 2017 that has not appeared and is not scheduled to appear in a comic book or comic book related publication. This category includes all unpublished material (except unpublished covers and pages), drawings, prelims, Style Guides. sketches commissions ect.

Procedure for adding entries:

1) Goto http://www.comicartfans.com/Login.asp
2) Select Login then Admin/Edit User Profile
3) Select Manage/Manage Galleries Preferences
4) Select Your Lowry and add pieces (if you have not used the Lowry before)
5) Click the 'View/Add Pieces' link and then click the 'Add New  
Artwork' link.
6) Add a piece as you usually do to the caf but there is an additional field "Best of 2017"
7) Please include the artists names (both penciler and inker if it  applies)
8) There are 6 categories to chose from:

Published Covers (Unpublished covers as well)
Published Splashes, Pin-Ups
Published Interior Panel pages
Published Strip Art
Published/Unpublished Commissions (work artist drawn outside of conventions)
Unpublished Sketch Covers/Convention Sketches (artwork drawn at conventions)
Published/Unpublished Other (all Published/Unpublished material which doesn’t fall into the other 6 categories (drawings, prelims, Style Guides, Rock Poster art, illustrations. etc.))

9) Select Active

Voting starts Monday January 15th (Monday)
Voting end January 21th (Sunday)

In everyone's CAF there is a yellow section in the lower left there is a "Art by Year" section. It breaks down when pieces are posted by year.
 
I will post instruction on where and how to go about voting for the Best of before voting day.
 
Be seeing you,
Brian Peck

 


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