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Gentletude Comics Award is an international award in comic strips. Comics is an art, like painting, poetry, writing or any artistic composition that is used to express a condition, internal or external, of the artist.
Comic strips (or Sequential Art) has become in the last century a form of communication that uses icon to represent reality and to interpret it as well. The 2014 award wants to invite to produce a new reality that is imbued with kindness, attention and care towards others, the environment and the planet.
We imagine Kindness as an attitude that goes beyond good manners and courtesy. The Kindness we imagine is a set of sincere quality: gratitude, patience and respect, love and care for the environment and for the animals. Therefore Kindness as a distinctive indicator of well-being of society.
You can upload maximum two files in jpeg (maximum 3 cartoons of 5x5 cm dimension each), resolution 300 Dpi in format 1:1.
Projects will be evaluated on the basis of a screening based on consistency with the announcement of the competition, technical value, artistic value and communicative value.
There is no entry fee.
Gentletude Comics Award is open worldwide to Cartoonists, Comic book illustrators and Illustrators. Students in these categories are welcome as well.
• 1st Prize: 1000 Euro and the Gentletude Award Certificate
• 2nd and 3rd Prizes: 500 Euro and the Gentletude Award Certificate