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Cover art & illustrations competition for vvvv book in Japan


#1

hello every vvvv lovers,

I would like to announce hold a competition of cover art & illustrations for new vvvv book!

Now I’m writing the book in Japanese. I have already asked cooperation to several persons.
Then, we need several graphics published in a book.

Please refer to lower information and upload your works/images/pictures here or send e-mail to me.
we (me, editor, designer) will choose 1 for cover art and 5-7 for illustration in the book.


outline of the book

  • title: vvvvook - vvvv programming guide for prototyping

  • the contents: this book is a practical guidebook of vvvv for beginners who want to start learning about media art, prototyping, and interactive design.

  • the author: Minoru Ito / Takuya Hoshi

  • publisher: BNN Inc. (http://www.bnn.co.jp/EG/)

  • format: 257 x 182 mm, soft cover with jacket, 4 color

  • price: 3,400 Japanese yen + tax

the composition of the title:

** Chapter 1: Introduction - outline, examples, download & install, girlpower
** Chapter 2: vvvv basics - about programming, vvvv GUI, vvvv programming, tutorial (generative art)
** Chapter 3: Rapid prototyping - media, image processing, network, devices
** Chapter 4: Creating works - sound synchronized video, internet data visualization
** Chapter 5: Advanced topics - Shader, Plugin, etc.

(the contents may be changed)


about competition

  • deadline: December 22nd, 2013
  • format: image file (pdf, jpg, png, tiff, etc.) which generated/used with vvvv
  • resolution: 350dpi/CMYK or as high quality as possible
  • submit: upload here or send e-mail to minoru0218(at)gmail.com (you can submit as many as you want)
  • judges: author(me), editor, designer of the book
  • winners: announce here.
  • prize: the book itself to cover art winner, pdf version to illustration winners.

for your reference, attached images are cover art of BNN’s programming guide book.
(processing, openframeworks, pure data)

https://vvvv.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/large/images/51qszApMIeL.SL500_AA300.jpg
https://vvvv.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/large/images/BI_cover_0.jpg
https://vvvv.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/large/images/20120224_bnn_pd6_0.jpg

if you have any question, please comment here.
we are looking forward to see your works!

mino


#2

hi,
I got e-mail from several users. but we need more…

two more weeks!


#3

already competition was closed and vvvvook will be released soon.

about our vvvvook and competition results:
vvvvook