Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Level Up! Artists Search 2007

Level Up! Games, in cooperation with Artists’ Den, are pleased to announce the Artists Search 2007! The RF Online Contest and the Ragnarok 2 Contest.

RF ONLINE CONTEST
RF Online is having the Quest for the RF Online Illustrator.

MECHANICS
1. This contest’s theme is: The Pioneers of Novus. Draw a picture of how your race becomes a dominating figure given the new features of Episode 2.

2. The size of the artwork must be exactly 11 x 17 inches (unframed). You may use either "portrait" or "landscape" orientation. It must have panels, word balloons, sound effects, etc. like a comic strip.

4. You may use any traditional medium (pen and ink, watercolors, etc.) or computer/digital art. For computer/digital entries, please submit a CD using 300dpi resolution JPEG on 8.5x11 inches.

CRITERIA
40% - Relevance to the theme
20% - Workmanship
30% - Creativity and Distinctiveness
10% - Overall Impact

PRIZES
* Grand Prize:
o Type D Hora Weapon of choice.
o 2 pcs of maximum 15/15 elemental accessories
o 50 set of high gems
o 50 keen
o 50 favor
o Possibility of being commissioned to do the art for RF
Online’s webcomic
o Php 2, 500 Cash Prize

* First Prize:
o Php 1, 500 Cash Prize
o Type D Hora Weapon of choice.
o 40 set of high gems
o 40 keen
o 40 favor

* Second Prize:
o Php 1,00 Cash Prize
o Type D Hora Weapon of choice.
o 20 set of high gems
o 20 keen
o 20 favor

GENERAL MECHANICS
1. Level Up! Artists Search 2007 is open to all Filipinos, aged 18 and above. It would be nice if they are players of Level Up!’s RF Online but it is not required.

2. Entries must be properly labeled with the following:

• Full name
• Address
• E-mail address
• Title of entry

3. Entries must be accompanied by a properly filled-up Application Form. Forms are available at the Level Up! Games Office, 11th Floor Pacific Star Building, Buendia Ave. cor. Makati Ave., Makati City. Or you may download it here.

4. There is no entry fee. You may submit as many entries as you want as long as each entry is properly labeled and has all of the above requirements. Please don’t submit multiple copies of the same entry.

5. Entries must be unframed, dry and properly packed. They must have backing like corrugated board for support, and transparent plastic cover for protection.

6. Entries may be sent or delivered to:
Level Up! Games Office
11th Floor Pacific Star Building
Buendia Ave. cor. Makati Ave.
Makati City

Or they may be sent or delivered to:
Komikon 2007 /Artists’ Den
Ariel Atienza
43 Esteban St., Mandaluyong City

Deadline for early submission of entries is Tuesday, November 13, 2007.

7. Entries may also be submitted to the Level Up! booth at the Komikon 2007, UP Bahay ng Alumni.

8. Failure to comply with these rules shall automatically disqualify the participant. Level Up! reserves the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate. Decisions of the judges are final. Appeals will not be entertained.

9. Entries will be exhibited at Komikon 2007. Judging and announcement of winners will be in the evening.

10. Winning entries will become the property of Level Up! Level Up! will have full rights and copyright privileges thereafter.

11. Participants or their authorized representatives may retrieve non-winning entries after the event or at the Level Up! Office. Entries not retrieved after November 19, 2007 will become the property of Level Up!

12 Level Up! may photograph participants and entries at its discretion. Joining this contest constitutes an agreement by the participants to allow Level Up! to use their likeness and/or their entry’s image in any current/future advertisement, promotion, or product.

Judging and announcement of winners will be at the Komikon 2007. Komikon 2007 is the Philippines' first Komiks Convention and will be held on November 17, 2007 at the UP Bahay ng Alumni. For more details, please visit http://komikon.blogspot.com/

So what are you waiting for, artistic people? Sharpen those pencils and turn on those computers and join the Level Up! Artists Search 2007!

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RAGNAROK 2 CONTEST

MECHANICS
1. This contests theme is "Ragnarok 2: The Gate Of the World will open soon" . Draw your original Ragnarok 2 Fan Art, character Design (clothing, weapons) must be based on Ragnarok 2 Characters.

2.. You may use any traditional medium (pen and ink, watercolors, etc.) or computer/digital art.

a. For computer/digital entries, please submit a CD using 300dpi
resolution JPEG on 8.5x11 inches.

b. For traditional media, please submit on a standard-sized bond
paper (8.5 x 11 inches).

3. You may use either portrait or landscape orientation. Entries should be one page only.

CRITERIA
40% Story / Conceptualization
Concept and integration of the given theme in a cohesive and entertaining visual

25% Originality
The work must evoke a unique and original idea depicting existing characters of Ragnarok 2.

25% Illustration Skills / Technical expertise
Refers to the adeptness of the contestant to illustrate and design their work.

10% Overall impact
This refers to how all of the elements unite to form a solid comic.

PRIZES
1. Grand Prize:

a. RO2 Merchandise
b. Php 5,000 Cash Prize


2. First Runner Up
a. RO2 Merchandise
b. Php 3,000 Cash Prize

3. Second Runner Up
a. RO2 Merchandise
b. Php 1,000 Cash Prize

General Guidelines
1. Level Up! Artists Search 2007 is open to all Filipinos, aged 18 and above. It would be nice if they are players of Level Up!s games but it is not required.

2. Entries must be properly labeled with the following:
Full name
Age
Address
Contact numbers (landline and/or cellphone)
E-mail address
Title of entry
Medium (please give a description of materials and techniques used)
Essay (please write an essay with at least 200 words about yourself and your entry)

3. Entries must be accompanied by a properly filled-up Application Form. Forms are available at the

Level Up! Games Office,
8th FloorPacificStarBuilding,
Buendia Ave. cor.
Makati Ave., Makati City.

Or you may download it here.

4. Entries must be accompanied by the following:
-Bio-data

-2x2 inch colored ID photo (please write your name on the back of the photo)

5. There is no entry fee. You may submit as many entries as you want as long as each entry is properly labeled and has all of the above requirements. Please dont submit multiple copies of the same entry.

6. Entries must be unframed, dry and properly packed. They must have backing like corrugated board for support, and transparent plastic cover for protection.

7. Entries may be sent or delivered to:

Level Up! Games Office
11th Floor Pacific Star Building
Buendia Ave. cor. Makati Ave.
Makati City

Or they may be sent or delivered to:
Komikon 2007 /Artists Den
Ariel Atienza
43 Esteban St., Mandaluyong City,

Deadline for early submission of entries is November 10, 2007

8. Entries may also be submitted to the Level Up! booth at the Komikon 2007, UP Bahay ng Alumni.

Final deadline for this will be at 12 noon on Saturday, November 17, 2007.

9. Failure to comply with these rules shall automatically disqualify the participant. Level Up! reserves the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate. Decisions of the judges are final. Appeals will not be entertained.

10. ALL entries will become the property of Level Up! Level Up! will have full rights and copyright privileges thereafter.

11. Participants or their authorized representatives may retrieve non-winning entries after the event or at the Level Up! Office. Entries not retrieved after November 24, 2007 will become the property of Level Up!

12. Level Up! may photograph participants and entries at its discretion. Joining this contest constitutes an agreement by the participants to allow Level Up! to use their likeness and/or their entry/s image in any current/future advertisement, promotion, or product.

For contest inquiries email: cj-munoz@levelupgames.ph

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

ung link po sa application form hindi gumagana....T_T. you mean ung ragnarok online 2?? ung 3d ung grapix???

Anonymous said...

iright click mo, tas properties icopy mo ung link tas ipaste mo browser, tas burahin mo muna ung "http://"(nadoble kasi) saka ung ".html" bago mo ienter...

Anonymous said...

Just want to ask about the "Draw your original Ragnarok 2 Fan Art, character Design (clothing, weapons) must be based on Ragnarok 2 Characters"? Meaning I will create a original character that never exist on the game?

Anonymous said...

ask ko lang po kung comic strip ba o poster...if comics pwede tagalog...naguguluhan kac me...ty

Anonymous said...

waaa ayaw gumana application form ng ragna 2...help pls

komikon said...

ask ko lang po kung comic strip ba o poster...if comics pwede tagalog...naguguluhan kac me...ty

sa RF Contest kailangan comic strip.
sa Ragna2, poster type artwork.

Just want to ask about the "Draw your original Ragnarok 2 Fan Art, character Design (clothing, weapons) must be based on Ragnarok 2 Characters"? Meaning I will create a original character that never exist on the game?

Draw a character that is in the game, just draw original clothing, weapon, hair or whatever design. It's an existing character with an original new look. something like that.

waaa ayaw gumana application form ng ragna 2...help pls
have you tried the links at the Level Up website?

Anonymous said...

Yung page ba kung nasan ang mismong drawing ko dun ko ba iinclude ang info na to?

2. Entries must be properly labeled with the following:
Full name
Age
Address
Contact numbers (landline and/or cellphone)
E-mail address
Title of entry
Medium (please give a description of materials and techniques used)
Essay (please write an essay with at least 200 words about yourself and your entry)


or nasa separate paper po sya?

thanks po sa reply

komikon said...

Yung page ba kung nasan ang mismong drawing ko dun ko ba iinclude ang info na to?

2. Entries must be properly labeled with the following:
Full name
Age
Address
Contact numbers (landline and/or cellphone)
E-mail address
Title of entry
Medium (please give a description of materials and techniques used)
Essay (please write an essay with at least 200 words about yourself and your entry)

or nasa separate paper po sya?

thanks po sa reply


I think that should be separate or at least at the back of your entry.

Anonymous said...

Sa pag-submit ng CG, CD lang ba i-susubmit o kasama pa yung print-out ng work?

komikon said...

Sa pag-submit ng CG, CD lang ba i-susubmit o kasama pa yung print-out ng work?

bring your CD and print out. Read mechanics/guidelines carefully just in case.