December 31, 2014
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ANNOUNCEMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR CALLIGRAPHIC CARICATURE.. NOMEN OMEN..
July 2014 * * * IL CAUS - Humourous and Satiric Arts Center, proclaims an
announcement of a competitive examination, planned by Raffaele Palma and
addressed to all fans of calligraphy, drawing, computer graphics and humor.
Presence to the competitive examination is totally free, it doesn't include any
admission fee and it is addressed to a wider audience.
Owing to the difficulty in execution of the requested papers, university
students, enrolled to any academic year of Fine Arts, as well as Architecture,
Design, Engineering Departments etc., can participate.
The examining body, composed by professional authors, will appraise any work
as regards technical and graphic difficulty as well as its content, peculiarity and
originality. The examining body is composed by Claudio Francesco Puglia,
Gianni Soria and Ugo Sajini. Each candidate may send three works, realized
with whatever technique and style.
PROCESSING OF CALLIGRAPHIC CARICATURE
1. It will be necessary to choose a photo of a famous character of any time
as well as profession, for a free grotesque interpretation.
2. The following step will be to create such caricature by using all letters of
the name, surname or both of the character until obtaining a synthesis of a
3. The above shall regard the whole body or the face and shall be frontal, in
three-quarters, in profile or also with non-conventional perspectives.
4. On this caricature the character must be composed in volume, in black
and white or in colour. Both caricatures (that in synthesis and that in
volume) must be perfectly superimposable.
5. An enclosed file, work size, must include the legend with the description of
the character and directions for the site of each letter (maximum 25 lines,
Times New Roman 14 edition or similar) and author's data.
MATERIAL AND SIZES DELIVERY
Each candidate will therefore have 3 drafts: personage's photo and
two calligraphic caricatures, in synthesis and in volume. These drafts
must be sent only in JPG, GIF or TIF electronic size, zipped, if possible
(maximum value 400 Kb) to: email@example.com
The candidate must take care to enclose, in word size, character's and author's
general data. According to the law December 31st, 1996 n° 675, all
participant's name and address will be treated in observance of the privacy.
The students must also indicate their University as well as its address
and eventually the name of their reference university teacher.
The paper drafts sent by any post service, will be threw away!
The drafts must arrive within and not over December 31st, 2014. During the
first quarter 2015, the jury will examine all works of non-professional authors
arrived at the address indicated above and will choose the best drafts.
The winners will not receive any cash prize, but a virtual recognition, with
permanent publication of the works on site: www.caus.it
Moreover, the first three placed works will receive the maximum prominence
on specialized media and on Internet, after the first quarter 2015.
AN EXAMPLE IN REDUCED SIZE IN RESPECT TO THOSE REQUESTED
Place of residence
Place and address
Reference University Teacher (only in case this initiative has been promoted by
BUSTER KEATON, comic actor, United States citizen.
LEGEND OF CARICATURE
B - Hat
U - Face line
S - Right eye
T - Eyebrow and nose line
E - Mouth
R - Left ear
K + E - Shirt collar
A + T - Tie
O - Tie ornament
N - Jacket collar
USED TECHNIQUES - Indian ink, pencil
Other examples on: http://www.caus.it/caricattura-il-vip.shtml