Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Crops & Calls

NEW CALL: myStampBOX Design Team Call

Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2009

myStampBOX is searching for additional members for their design team. We are interested in designers with a variety of styles who can creatively showcase myStampBOX designs in their cards, altered art and scrapbook layouts. No previous design team experience is necessary.

Team requirements:
* 4 projects per month
* 1 blog entry per month including photos of a project and instructions/tutorial
* Upload all projects to the myStampBox website gallery and 2 other online galleries
* Submit at least 4 projects per term for submission to print magazines of your choice
* Occasional help with additional design opportunities - new stamp sets, classes, newsletters, etc.
Team benefits:
*bio and picture on the website, with links to your blog
*a starter kit of stamp sets and additional stamp sets throughout your term
*other free scrapbooking supplies from product partners as they become available
*30% discount on purchased myStampBox stamps during your term

Term is 6 months, beginning October 1, 2009

my Stamp BOX website: www.mystampbox.com

Please send applications to: mystampbox@sympatico.ca
*personal information (your name, address & phone number)
*a short paragraph about yourself and why you think you'd be a good fit for myStampBox.
*link to your blog or gallery online
*5 examples of your work showcasing your stamping ability and style

International applicants are welcome to apply.

NEW CALL: 52 Sketches 52 Weeks Design Team Call

Deadline: Sunday, September 13, 2009

Do you love using sketches to jump-start your layouts? 52 Sketches 52 Weeks, a rapidly growing sketch challenge site & online community, is seeking 6 - 10 design team members for a term lasting from October 4th, 2009 to January 3rd, 2010 (although new DT members will not technically be starting until October 4th, if chosen, you will be receiving your first 2 sketches on September 18th & they will be due to me by October 2nd)

The Responsibilities:
* Create 2 layouts every 4 weeks (you will be given these approximately 2 weeks prior to their due date)
* Meet deadlines for submitting layouts
* Provide 2 mini tutorials (topic of your choice) during your term to be shared with our members in our forum. As stated this is a "mini" tutorial - something quick & fun to share for added inspiration.
* Participate ACTIVELY and REGULARLY in our online community (http://www.52sketches52weeks.ning.com/ ) by commenting on layouts, welcoming new members, and participating in our forum.
The Perks:
* The opportunity to be part of this fun, friendly, up & coming sketch site & community.
* A design team blinkie to add to your blog & your signature (where allowed).
* A few scrappy goodies will be mailed out to design team members at the end of each completed month for all your hard work.

How to Apply:
All you need to do is choose one of our 2009 sketches and give us your take on it. All sketches can be found in our online community (www.52sketches52weeks.ning.com). International scrappers are welcome to apply. We are searching for all types of scrappy styles on our team - the most important thing is to be creative!!
Please include in your application the following items:
* Name
* Address
* Email Address
* Link to your blog and/or online gallery
* List of DTs you are currently on (if any) - this will not affect our decision, just purely for our interest
* Your sample layout & the sketch number it is based from
Send your completed application to 52sketches52weeks@gmail.com no later than September 13th, 2009. Please put "Designer Call" in your subject line. New designers will be notified by September 16th, 2009.
For more information please visit our blog at http://www.52sketches52weeks.com/ and our online community at http://www.52sketches52weeks.ning.com/

NEW CALL: Note~able-Sketch Contest

Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2009

It’s time for another contest here at Note~able!

This time around we are doing a sketch contest! Show us your version of the sketch which can be found on our blog and include some type of journaling item and you could win one of our kits!

The winner may choose from our May, June, July or our upcoming September kit.
To qualify you must also have at least 15 posts on our message board by the end of the contest period.
Send your submissions to noteablekit@yahoo.com or post them in our online gallery.

You have until 11:59 p.m. on September 14 to submit your layouts.
We can’t wait to see what you come up with!

NEW CALL: Bad Girls' "Project 52" Design Team Call

Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2009

Not only is “Project 52” a fabulous place to rub shoulders with some really amazing artists, but it is also a great way to gain a lot of exposure. As the industry’s #1 Art Club worldwide, Bad Girls and its affiliate sites receive 1000’s of hits every single day!

Sound interesting? Then, take a few minutes and view the site here…


And… If you like what you’ve seen and heard, and you desire to create art that is not only challenging, but out of the box with some of the industries best designers, then look no further… We are looking for a few talented artists, 6 – 7 to be exact!… Could you be one of them?…

Are you moving towards the “top of your game” in mixed media? Are you ever evolving, changing, and excited about learning and growing as a creative soul? Are you practically fearless at playing with any art material you see and touch, and trying any art technique you read about? Does 3-D art excite you? Does your style and taste run “artsy and eclectic”? Do you get as jazzed by “the process” of art making (the journey), as you do “the product” (the destination)?

If this sounds like you, and you are proficient with taking excellent pictures of your work (details too), can inspire others with your art and words, are deadline savvy, and are OK with being exclusive to our kit club (manufacturers, etc… are fine)? Then, read on for the call specifics!… Good luck and we look forward to seeing your best work!

Call Timeline – Entries accepted from August 24, 2009 through September 14, 2009, 12 midnight PST. Entries will be acknowledged with an e-mail as we get them, so you know we got them. All entries will be reviewed carefully, and all selected Design Team candidates will be contacted by e-mail, on or before September 18, 2009. The “Project 52” Design Team will be announced on the Bad Girls site on September 21, 2009.

Application Deadline – September 14, 2009, 12 midnight PST. (No exceptions)

Application Requirements

1). Contact information – Name, address, phone number, e-mail, blog address

2). Headshot – Black & white, and nice and clear.

3). Artwork – 3 varied items… All mixed media… Think artist trading cards, shadow boxes, shrines, art dolls, collages, VERY ARTSY scrapbook pages, handmade books, altered books and items, etc… (We want to see the really artsy stuff you do!… Show us what you already have in your stash of work that you know will WOW us, and that shows us what you can offer “Project 52”!)

4). Gallery or slideshow link – One gallery or slideshow with more of your best altered/mixed media work FUN STUFF.

5). More information – One short paragraph that completes this thought, for you…

I believe I am a perfect fit for the “Project 52” team because, …

Contact & Application E-Mail Address - Please send everything listed above in an e-mail to… designteam@badgirlskits.com, with “Project 52 - DESIGN TEAM CALL” in the subject line, by the deadline date and time listed above.

Compensation - To all “Project 52” Designers…

1). A chance to work with a wonderfully talented team, to be inventive with incredible art challenges, and to create gorgeous inspirational artworks!

2). Your photo and mini bio on our site.

3). A link to your BLOG from our site.

4). A 20% Discount in our online store.

5). Opportunities to attend trade shows, with paid dinner parties and t-shirts.

6). The future opportunity to join the Elite Artist team at BAD GIRLS.

NEW CALL: September Monthly Challenges

It's the beginning of a new month, so don't forget to check out all of your favourite challenge blogs and sites over the next few days, for all of their new challenges !
Use the link list in the sidebar to make sure you visit them all !
Good luck this month !

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