UBCAni Artists 2017-2018 Anthology

Hey guys!

This year, we’ll be doing an anthology as our artist project! The theme will be fantasy/RPG. Whether it be heroes, demon lords, or magicians, anything fantasy-related will be welcome! The type  of submissions we’ll be accepting are either short comics or an artwork. For the rules:

  • Submissions may only include original characters or either of our mascots
  • The size of the submission should be B5 (with 0.125-inch bleed)
  • For comics, we will expect left-to-right format

The deadline will be January 31st, 2018. Please note that there will be no extensions.

Please send your submissions to info@ubcani.com!

Looking forward to seeing your submissions!

Artbook Pre-orders Up!

Hey guys, we have finally completed the artbook and it is now available for pre-order! This 28 page artbook will showcase the styles and talents of artists from the UBC Anime Club Artists group.

We are currently taking $10 deposits for the artbook, and the tentative price is about $20. Options for payment include cash, or credit card. If you choose to pay by credit card, we will send an invoice to your email address.

The details, including cost breakdowns, can be found at ubcani.com/orders/artbook.

Here are some sample pages that you can expect from the book!

Art Contest: Artbook Cover and 20th Anniversary!

We’re making an artbook this year featuring our many talented artists, and like all books, it will need a cover! We’ll be holding a contest to decide which artwork will be featured. The theme will be UBC Anime Club’s 20th Anniversary.

The art book will be B5 in size. You can choose to submit:
A. A single artwork that fits for both front and back cover
B. An artwork for front cover AND another artwork for back cover

The rules:

  1. You must be a member for the 2016-2017 year.
  2. You may submit multiple entries.
  3. All submissions must be original. This means no content from any other artist, anime, manga, or any other copyrighted material.
  4. Artworks should represent UBC Anime Club in some way – you may use our mascots and logo in your entry as you wish.
  5. Entries must be tasteful – meaning no nudity, gore, etc.

Deadline: 3rd JAN (TUE)
Format: PNG, CMYK

Dimension for A: 13.9″ (13.858″) x 9.8″
Dimension for B: 6.9″x9.8″
Safe zone: 0.25″ inside
Bleed: 0.125″ outside

Send your submissions to our email at info@ubcani.com, with subject line “Artbook Contest”. Please include a few sentences on how your artwork represents the club!

Winner will have their artwork displayed on the artbook cover, and will receive a free copy of the artbook alongside a 10$ gift card of their choice! Submissions that do not win may also be featured inside the artbook as well!

The UBC Anime Club executive team reserves all rights to disqualify submissions at their discretion if any of the above requirements are not met.

Good luck!

UBCAni x SFUAni x BCITAni: Sports Day 2016!

Shiani here! Tano-kun ran away to play Pokémon Go, so it looks like I’ll be writing this blog post by myself… u__u

In any case, Sports Day was a blast! This year we collaborated with both SFU Anime Club and BCIT Anime Club for one of our biggest summer events to date! Read on for a recap of this amazing day~

Ren and I welcoming participants to the gym!
Ren and I welcoming participants to the gym!

Continue reading “UBCAni x SFUAni x BCITAni: Sports Day 2016!”

Summer Term Contest: Logo Design

We’re having a contest for a new club logo!

Rules:

  1. Square dimensions! (600×600 pixels)
  2. It must primarily use blue.
  3. No official UBC logos in your design, or any other copyrighted material (the letters UBC are fine!)
  4. If digital, please submit with transparent background and in .PNG format. Non-digital concepts/designs are welcomed (send us a photo of it)!

Deadline: June 14th, 11:59pm

Send your submissions to our email at info@ubcani.com, with subject line “Logo Contest 2016”. Please include a few sentences on how your design represents the club! We are looking for concepts and designs so non-digital design/concept submissions are welcomed!

Winner will receive a $20 gift certificate, chosen from any of our current sponsors, and will have their logo featured on our social media and more for the rest of the year!

The UBC Anime Club executive team reserves all rights to disqualify submissions at their discretion if any of the above requirements are not met.

Good luck!