the Gato GIF Challenge

Maggie Umber and Sally Ingraham here! Check this out - 2dcloud is currently launching their Winter Collection, and to help celebrate these exciting times we’d like to tap into your creative energy in an equally exciting way.Join us in a community collaboration as we bring the 2dcloud logo to LIFE!Sarah Ferrick started the project off by drawing the current 2dcloud logo morphing into a black cat - as you can see above!We want to use crowd-sourcing to animate the cat, similar to this 2013 PFC experiment of Nancy walking: Pretty rad, right?HOW TO PLAY:Take 5 minutes max to draw one frame from the black cat running sequence above. Black & white or color drawings are both okay. Click HERE to see a larger version of the sequence.Make a digital image of your drawing (scan or photograph) if you didn’t already draw it on the computer. Please title it with your name and the number of the frame you chose to draw.Make sure the file size is 1280 width x 929 height in pixels. We want RGB, jpegs.Email your submission to sally.ingraham42@gmail.com Please title your email Gato Gif Submission.JUDGESJudges will be Sally Ingraham of Comics Workbook and Maggie Umber of 2dcloud. Twenty winners will be selected, one for each frame of the animation.PRIZES RANDOM DRAWING: Everyone who submits a frame will be entered into a drawing for two amazing prizes! Two winners will be pulled, and they will receive physical copies of the entire 2dcloud Winter Collection and a Comics Workbook bundle that includes a CW Rowhouse Residency T-shirt,  The Santoro School Handbook, and the Complete Truth Zone Bootleg! JURIED COMPETITION: The 20 artists whose drawings are selected to be frames in the gif will get a PDF of a book of their choosing from the 2dcloud Winter Collection, and a PDF of the complete Comics Workbook Magazine, Issues 1-10.MARK YOUR CALENDAR!Friday March 5th, 2016 - 10 pm (CT) DEADLINE to email your submission to sally.ingraham42@gmail.comTuesday March 8th, 2016 - 10 pm (CT) - Winners of the RANDOM DRAWING and the JURIED COMPETITION will be announced here on the Comics Workbook tumblr, and the final gif will be shared.We’re so excited to have you join us! Get busy drawing!If that’s not your thing but you still want to participate, get your friends on board for this cool project and help spread the word. Please SHARE SHARE SHARE this page. And please consider contributing to the 2dcloud Winter Collection Kickstarter - CHECK IT OUT HERE! Now come on, let’s go! Sally and Maggie

Maggie Umber and Sally Ingraham here! Check this out-

2dcloud is currently launching their winter collection and to help celebrate these exciting times we’ like to tap into your creative energy in an equally exciting way.

Join us in a community collaboration as we bring the 2dcloud logo to life.

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Sarah Ferrick started the project off by drawing the current 2dcloud logo morphing into a black cat – as you can see above.

We want to use crowd-sourcing to animate the cat, similar to this 2013 PFC experiment of Nancy walking:

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Pretty rad, right?

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  1. Take 5 minutes max to draw one frame from Eadweard Muybridge’s black cat running sequence above. Black & white or color drawings are both okay. Click HERE to see a larger version of the sequence.
  2. Make a digital image of your drawing (scan or photograph) if you didn’t already draw it on the computer. Please title it with your name and the number of the frame you chose to draw.
  3. Make sure the file size is 1280 width x 929 height in pixels. We want RGB, jpegs.
  4. Email your submission to sally.ingraham42@gmail.com Please title your emailGato Gif Submission.

Judges will be Sally Ingraham of Comics Workbook and Maggie Umber of 2dcloud.Twenty winners will be selected, one for each frame of the animation.

RANDOM DRAWING: Everyone who submits a frame will be entered into a drawing for two amazing prizes! Two winners will be pulled, and they will receive physical copies of the entire 2dcloud Winter Collection and a Comics Workbookbundle that includes a CW Rowhouse Residency T-shirt,  The Santoro School Handbook, and the Complete Truth Zone Bootleg!

JURIED COMPETITION: The 20 artists whose drawings are selected to be frames in the gif will get a PDF of a book of their choosing from the 2dcloud Winter Collection, and a PDF of the complete Comics Workbook Magazine, Issues 1-10.

Friday March 4th, 2016 – 10 pm (CT) DEADLINE to email your submission to sally.ingraham42@gmail.com

Tuesday March 8th, 2016 – 10 pm (CT) – Winners of the RANDOM DRAWING and the JURIED COMPETITION will be announced here on the Comics Workbook tumblr, and the final gif will be shared.

We’re so excited to have you join us! Get busy drawing!

If that’s not your thing but you still want to participate, get your friends on board for this cool project and help spread the word. Please SHARE SHARE SHARE this page.

And please consider contributing to the 2dcloud Winter Collection Kickstarter – CHECK IT OUT HERE! 

Sally and Maggie

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Juan Fernández

Juan Fernández

Juan José Fernández is a Pittsburgh comics community organizer, most recently named as one of “Pittsburgh’s Creative Forces: 12 People to Meet in 2017” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and one of seven 2016 Fuerza awardees by Café Con Leche for providing Pittsburgh Latinx leadership. He co-organizes the annual Pittsburgh Zine Fair, leads the Pittsburgh Comics Salon, and provides educational outreach for the Comics Workbook and the ToonSeum. He currently works at the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council.
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