REQUEST FOR BID FOR SERIES OF ILLUSTRATIONS FOR COLORING BOOK: "CORNELIA COOKS"
We are looking for an experienced artist/illustrator to provide a series of black and white line drawings and several vector-based color illustrations for a children's coloring book.
10 years commercial experience in drawing/illustration
fluency with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop software
samples of similar illustrations you have created for print (preferably published examples)
ability to work under tight deadlines
ability to create and transmit drawings digitally
We need the existing Farm Band characters in several poses for INSIDE PAGES of a coloring book
You will supply 12 black and white line drawings, no shades or fills
Illustrations must be 300 dpi at 8 in. x 10 in., greyscale, submitted in pdf or jpeg format via email. (We will also accept vector-based eps or pdf files, but these are not required for phase I.)
You will not need to provide the puzzles, mazes, games or any wording.
The characters must look like the existing characters!
Please see details of the existing characters on the website.
Please also see the previous coloring book pages posted here.
Please see deadlines listed below. (Artist MUST be able to work under tight deadlines.)
PLEASE SUBMIT the following:
your COST to provide the 12 illustrations (line drawings) listed below,
samples of illustrations you have done that are similar
a link to your website or portfolio
(You must be able to provide references upon request)
DESCRIPTION OF 12 ILLUSTRATIONS NEEDED:
Three poses for Cornelia
wearing chef hat and apron, holding whisk
holding basket of veggies
holding blank square
Three poses for Couch
wearing chef hat and apron, holding wooden spoon
regular clothes, sitting on couch, looking lazy
Two poses for Daisy
holding large blank square
holding tomatoes, corn, one of the petals is wearing a little chef’s hat
Two poses for Gordy
tasting soup from a pot (regular clothes, chef’s hat)
holding blank square
Two poses for Strawberry
cutting veggies on a cutting board (wearing regular skirt plus kitchen apron)
surrounded by stalks of corn in a corn maze
DEADLINES: Artist will submit first drafts for approval (pdfs via email) by Aug. 5, 2011 and make any necessary changes. Final files must be done by August 10, 2011.
Final illustrations will become property of SMADC. SMADC will own full rights to the illustrations.
We will alter and edit illustrations as needed. If you have a problem with that, please do not bid.
We have ammended the deadline for submission of bids to 7/26/2001.
The additional attachment shows the covers of the old coloring book also.