Illustration Design Artwork for a book (Cartoon style)

  • Statut: Closed
  • Prix: $290
  • Propositions reçues: 4
  • Gagnant : Adolfux

Résumé du concours

I am looking for someone to design the artwork for the front cover of my first book (may also be replicated on the back with text overlaid). The book is non-fiction.

The book is a career "bible" that aims to help people achieve lifelong (40-5

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  • benjeffs
    Détenteur du concours
    • il y a 5 ans

    Thank you all for your time. I am not going to be using any of the designs for the book cover. I have therefore awarded the prize to Adolfux for what I consider to be the best piece of artwork. Thanks again!

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. NedDesigns
      NedDesigns
      • il y a 5 ans

      That's actually really nice of you. Thanks for taking the time here and hopefully you will find the cover that you want for your book soon.

      • il y a 5 ans
  • williamdaniel
    williamdaniel
    • il y a 5 ans

    hey extend it please.... i got something

    • il y a 5 ans
  • benjeffs
    Détenteur du concours
    • il y a 5 ans

    I am looking to get the contest extended as this was my first time in using this service. If I do, here is some additional insight... the board game design represents the journey through our careers, rather than climbing the greasy ladder of success. I am looking for a board game based design


    Ladders are the various things we can do on route to have a successful lifelong career that meets our own life goals. Snakes represent the things that can get in the way and set us back in our careers.

    The board game represents the journey which can be accelerated (via ladders) or set back by events (via snakes)

    The bottom square of the base of the ladder needs to include the text e.g. "Training" and the ladder then takes us forward some squares.

    The top square of a snake needs to include the head of the snake and contain the text relating to the event e.g. "Made Redundant" we then slide down the body of the snake taking us back a few squares.

    • il y a 5 ans
  • otakun6990
    otakun6990
    • il y a 5 ans

    Please check #25
    I only saw this contest a this morning and I can relate to the theme so I decided to join (though I rushed the drawing...)

    About the cover
    Life is like a puzzle and and time waits for no one to solve it. Life crumbles if you don't take the right action and if you stand still you'll crumble along with it. Shift happens, so when the opportunity comes do not hesitate to leap to the next ladder of life no matter how many snakes are up ahead.

    If hope you like my concept. I can polish the work if you want. (given the time) xD

    • il y a 5 ans
  • NEVIKSIOSANCAN
    NEVIKSIOSANCAN
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hi.. hope you'll extend your contest. I wish to submit too.

    • il y a 5 ans
  • artinearth
    artinearth
    • il y a 5 ans

    Dear contest holder,
    Please have a look at the following contests I've won. I do believe that if you extend the contest I can make the artwork you wish, or at least I hope so :-) I'm away from office for two days and I cannot work now...
    Thank you
    http://www.freelancer.com/contest/5647.html
    http://www.freelancer.com/contest/Panda-Concept-Art-and-Character-Design-5215.html
    http://www.freelancer.com/contest/Illustration-Design-for-AGS-Group-Startup-Company-5615.html

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. PrintMe
      PrintMe
      • il y a 5 ans

      You don't have to boast your contest dude. Totally irrelevant. That doesn't prove anything. Just make your entry. Contest holders have different tastes and opinions.

      • il y a 5 ans
  • MasterdaM17
    MasterdaM17
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hey, can you tell me what didnt you like from #9 ??
    I would like some suggestions :)

    • il y a 5 ans
  • claudiumiron
    claudiumiron
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hello, Sir!
    Is this the style of artwork you are looking for? Please note that it is a quick sketch in Adobe Illustrator.
    Thank you!

    • il y a 5 ans
  • benjeffs
    Détenteur du concours
    • il y a 5 ans

    I also notice that some submissions look like they are using clipart. This would also lead to a submission being rejected as I would not to put myself at risk of copyright infringement.

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. NedDesigns
      NedDesigns
      • il y a 5 ans

      Hello, if you do accept my design, please let me know what I could change and I would Gladly change. Do you like the apple/board idea? And do you need a person to be represented on the ladder? All the images that have been used in the artwork is made digitally so you don't have to worry about a risk of copyright infringement.

      • il y a 5 ans
  • benjeffs
    Détenteur du concours
    • il y a 5 ans

    In the light of recent submissions, I have to say that none of the submissions are compliant with the brief - although Riddihts is the closest to being along the right lines. I rejected it as the colour Scheme is not right; it is designed as a book cover, whereas I am looking just of the artwork; the snakes start in the wrong place and are far too happy given that they represent career threats; there is no one on the career ladders and the ladders start from the wrong cells. Please read the brief and my comments on the message board before submitting and I will see if I can extend..

    • il y a 5 ans
  • artinearth
    artinearth
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hi dear contest holder! Could you please extend the contest?
    Thank you.

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. AlveenaK
      AlveenaK
      • il y a 5 ans

      Would you like us to work further on the snake and ladder board game theme?

      • il y a 5 ans
    2. benjeffs
      Détenteur du concours
      • il y a 5 ans

      Alveenak, the contest is still open and I have yet to receive a compliant submission, so feel free to submit additional entries. As this is a contest, I would wish to see the final design. Ben

      • il y a 5 ans
  • NedDesigns
    NedDesigns
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hello Sir,

    This is very interesting project and I would be glad to Join. Please provide any feed back on my design.

    Good luck with your book!

    Thank you.

    • il y a 5 ans
  • jltaziri
    jltaziri
    • il y a 5 ans

    Sounds fun. I'll hopefully be submitting something tonight. :)

    • il y a 5 ans
  • AlveenaK
    AlveenaK
    • il y a 5 ans

    #7 is a semi abstract version of #6

    • il y a 5 ans
  • AlveenaK
    AlveenaK
    • il y a 5 ans

    Dear CH, #6 - Rough sketch for approval of the concept. The tree is the tree of life. Apples are the 'opportunities of life' and different colors represent different careers. I'm sure you are clear about the idea of snakes and ladders. The people watching from below are inspired by the success and are his potential followers. shall I move forward with this idea?

    • il y a 5 ans
  • AlveenaK
    AlveenaK
    • il y a 5 ans

    Interesting. I'm in

    • il y a 5 ans
  • aki200
    aki200
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hi, please let me know if I can do anything to improve my entry (#3). Thanks, Akos

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. benjeffs
      Détenteur du concours
      • il y a 5 ans

      Akos, unfortunately it did not meeet any of the requirements so I have had to reject. Ben

      • il y a 5 ans
  • KavinKV
    KavinKV
    • il y a 5 ans

    give some feedback to my preparation.........

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. benjeffs
      Détenteur du concours
      • il y a 5 ans

      You need to read the brief and my comments to others below. At present it does not meet the criteria..

      • il y a 5 ans
  • TimSlater
    TimSlater
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hi, #2 let me know if i'm on the right tracks please. If you'd like to see it in different colours or have any other amendments, let me know. Kind regards, Tim.

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. benjeffs
      Détenteur du concours
      • il y a 5 ans

      Tim, Thanks for the entry. At present it does not really reflect the career theme of the book and the snakes are a little too happy given that they are supposed to reflect significant career threats. Ben

      • il y a 5 ans
  • BlingDeNeige
    BlingDeNeige
    • il y a 5 ans

    Thank you for a great project! I'll start as soon as I've done with my research and sketches. Have a good day sir

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. benjeffs
      Détenteur du concours
      • il y a 5 ans

      Thank you - look forward to seeing your design. Ben

      • il y a 5 ans
  • Ruelll
    Ruelll
    • il y a 5 ans

    Hello!
    I am sketching your concept now - could you provide us with the book title, please? I will update with my sketch soon.

    • il y a 5 ans
    1. benjeffs
      Détenteur du concours
      • il y a 5 ans

      Ruelll, thank you, I am only really looking for the artwork not the whole page design (just some ideas the type face). The words will sit around the artwork.Ben

      • il y a 5 ans

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