SCBWI

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SCBWI Southwest Texas 2021 Portfolio Contest

Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/05/2021
12:00 am

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SCBWI SOUTHWEST TEXAS 2021 PORTFOLIO CONTEST

 

Three Winners will receive a One-On-One Illustration Critique with Caldecott Honor Winner E.B. Lewis and Free Registration for E.B.’s Webinar – Crafting Emotionally Poignant Illustrations That Tell a Story Nov. 18, 2021.

 

Portfolio Judge is Illustrator/Professor of Web Design Sheli Petersen.

SCBWI-SWTX Portfolio Contest Instructions:

  1. Format your portfolio as ONE PDF file with this naming convention:

Lastname-Firstname-PFCONTEST

Ex: Petersen-Sheli-PFCONTEST

 

  1. File size:

8.5” x 11” (vertical or horizontal)

No larger than 7MB

 

  1. Include a cover featuring your name and contact info (website, social media, etc)

 

  1. In addition to your cover, include no more than 10 pieces and no fewer than 8.

 

  1. Put your name on every page in your PDF portfolio.

 

  1. By midnight Nov 5, email your PDF portfolio to Sheli Petersen: sheli@spetersen-art.com

with Subject Line: SCBWI-SWTX Portfolio Contest – Your Firstname Lastname

 

  1. Top three prize winners will each receive a free portfolio consultation from Caldecott Honor winner E. B. Lewis

 

 

To help you prepare, SCBWI Southwest Texas is having a Half-Day Intensive on “The Nuts and Bolts of Illustration” featuring instruction on creating book dummies, portfolio and web, drawing and sketching, and Photoshop and Procreate. Oct. 2, 2021   $40 SCBWI Members, $55 Non-SCBWI Members Register Here.

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