- CALL FOR ARTISTS:
The Art Interview - 5th International Online Artist Competition will
be open for entries from April 1st to July 31st. The competition is a
quarterly, international, juried exhibition of paintings, drawings
and sculptures in any medium. It is open to all living artists
worldwide aged 16 and up. A European gallery exhibition and a total
of ? 17,000 in cash may be awarded each quarter to the first, second
and third place winners. First place winners receive up to ? 10,000
plus a featured interview in Art Interview Online Magazine.
The competition is run completely over the Internet, which
eliminates the need for you to send slides or arrange for physical
transportation of your artworks. Gain international recognition for
your artwork and be interviewed along with the world's top artists,
curators and gallery owners in Art Interview Online Magazine.
Read more information on the competition and how to enter it at
What is the typical cost range for a use fee?
How much information should be included in a letter requesting
from a publisher?
Do you include information in the request letter on the intended
the completed pieces? (For example, if I plan to make an original
which I will have 500 prints made and then sell the prints through
local gift shop vendors, does the publisher need to know that plan?
need to know the specifics on the intended shops?)
Do I have to provide any sort of mock-up or description of the
piece I have planned?
If the calligraphy piece using the copyrighted text is a commissioned
for an individual, do you state the name of your client?
What is a typical turn-around time for hearing "yes or no" from a
I have just been through a six-week-long "task" of trying to get
permission for four quotes. We plan to use one of the quotes on a
and sell these as a fund raiser for our guild.
As of this date, I've received permission to use "two" of the quotes and
they are "not" charging a fee for using these. They do not want to
drafts, nor see the final product.
I am still waiting to hear back about the other two quotes. Based on
experience, it would seem you should expect at least 2-3 months to get
I gave them "all" the information in my initial message. I told them
would use it, how many tote bags we would have made, the way we would be
selling these, the name and address of our guild, the name of the
would be doing the calligraphy, and how we would have it printed.
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- This coming weekend there are three printmaking
classes you can sign up for:
On Friday evenings from 5 to 8, Sara Norquay is
teaching a basic printmaking class that is perfect for
book aritsts or people who want to work small, or who
have never done any relief prints, collagraphs, dry
points, stencils, or photocopy transfers before. It is
a seven week class that will get you launched into
printmaking with small projects and plenty of
materials to experiment with. Materials fee is $40.
On Saturday mornings (for 7 weeks) from 9 to 12,
Elaine LeVasseur and Sara Norquay will operate a
studio session for experienced printmakers who want to
work independently. No specific lessons will be taught
- just assistance when asked for. You must bring your
own paper and ink. We will provide the setup, tools,
newsprint and encouragement. Classroom usage fee $15.
Please note that the Saturday morning studio session
is being offered to accommodate those of you who have
come to the Solarplate class in the past and are now
On Saturday afternoons (for 7 weeks) from 1 to 4pm,
Sara Norquay will be teaching the Solarplate safe
printmaking class as per usual. Material fee is $45.
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- Thanks for the info I will be there on Friday. Mavis
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