All posts tagged: Wknd Update

Wknd Update: 34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

1.19.19 Hello! Got some great things to pass along to you, courtesy of Agora Gallery/34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. I posted last year’s competition. According to the site posted below, the competition is closed, but you can subscribe by email and they will gladly let you know when the next one comes along…here is a press release information about the competition… Credit source: Agora Gallery/Chelsea International Fine Art Competition     34th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 5th, 2019Agora Gallery is pleased to invite artists from across the globe to enter the 34th Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. Selected artists will receive prizes and opportunities that will grant invaluable exposure, boost recognition and promote career growth. “The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition has been an annual tradition within New York City’s vibrant art scene for more than 30 years. Artists from around the world can have their work reviewed by distinguished jurors and, if selected, exhibit their work in a major Chelsea gallery. It’s a marvelous opportunity open to all and …

Wknd Update: Photography…Beginners, Classes, & Workshops

12.22.18 Hello everyone! The weekend is here and this post is to all the photographers. If you live in the Atlanta, Georgia area, Atlanta School of Photography is the place to seek. I have featured this photography school before, but I’m featuring it again. If you go to their website, they have classes, workshops, tutorials. I’ll put one class, just to give you a peek at what they have for you, plus a video about ASOP. Credit source: Atlanta School of Photography   Here is a class for beginners, I did emit out the not so important things so you can focus on the really important stuff! FOR BEGINNERS… Photo 1 $165.00   Can’t fit four weeks? Check out Photo 1 Express Get off AUTO and become a better photographer in four weeks! Learn how to freeze motion for sports photography, have the perfect aperture for a portrait, and an immaculate ISO for landscapes.    Learn how to take your camera off the AUTO setting and learn the best technique to match your vision. Master the mechanics …

Wknd Update: AWP Conference 2019 Update & Other Stuff

12.8.18 Hello…I haven’t forgotten. This is just a reminder about the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference 2019. I visited their page and I will post the same information as I did last time, along with registration, other information.  Credit source: Association of Writers & Writing Program (AWP) 2019 Conference & Bookfair Registration Preregistration ends January 3. Click here to register today! Conference events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019, and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The book fair is open at 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. from Thursday, March 28 to Saturday, March 30, 2019. Students & adjuncts: interested in volunteering? Registration includes admission to AWP’s bookfair, meetings, panels, readings, and public receptions for the duration of the conference period; the exception to this is the new Bookfair Only Saturday Pass. Meals, lodging, and travel are not included. Hotel & Travel information on lodging at AWP’s official conference hotels is scheduled to be released in August. The purchase of a bookfair table or booth includes two complimentary Bookfair Setup Access (BSA) registrations, …

WkndUpdate: Comic Submissions from Image Comics

10.20.18 So you wanna write or draw for comic books? Well, I’m sure some of you have already known this, but for those who don’t, I’m going to pass along on how you can get your submissions into the comic or graphic novel world. Here is one for Image Comics. This is from their submissions page, just a peek at what they expect. Credit source: Image Comics HOW TO SUBMIT TO IMAGE COMICS: Image Comics only publishes creator-owned material. We do not contract creators; we’re only interested in publishing original content for which you would retain all rights. Please do not submit any work that utilizes already-existing characters—Image characters or otherwise—as they will automatically be declined. Image Comics publishes creator-owned/creator-generated properties and WE DON’T PAY PAGE RATES. Image takes a small flat fee off the books published and it will be the responsibility of the creators to determine the division of the remaining pay between their creative team members. Things often change from proposal to the printed page. If the intended title of your book is awkward or …

Weeknd Update: Game Events & Conferences 2018

10.13.18 Hello…the weekend is here. It’s time to relax and breathe out the toxic mess from the five days before. Calling all gamers, if you are interested in conferences, this is your lucky day… Credit source: gameindustry.biz   OCTOBER 2018 White Nights Moscow 2018 The White Nights Conference is an international business conferencefor game industry with the content across mobile, PC, console, web, ARand VR. The White Nights events attract influential game industryprofessionals and take place three times a year in February (Berlin),in June (St. Petersburg) and in October (Moscow). Every year more than4,000 visitors altogether attend the conference. Industry-leadingcompanies like King, Obsidian, Supercell, Rovio, Bandai Namco, BigFish, Wargaming, Playrix, Pixonic, Facebook, Google, and many othershave already attended.  16th October 2018  Congress Park at Radisson Royal, Russia, Moscow wnconf.com   Game Executive 2018 Game Executive 2018 takes place at the Aalto University Executive Education in Helsinki, Finland on 17th October 2018  17th October 2018  Aalto University Executive Education, Helsinki, Finland, Europe gameexecutive.fi/   Crypto Games Conference Crypto Games Conference is the first international conference dedicated …

Wknd Update: Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018

6. 30. 18 Ok, let’s talk about Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018. Like I said before, this annual event is right around the corner and for those who are attending, I hope you got your ducks in a row because the Comic-Con 2018 attendee badges are sold out. There will be no additional badge sales.  For those who did buy their badges here’s a run thru of who, what, where… Credit source: Comic-Con International San Diego   COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO 2018 JULY 19-22, 2018 PREVIEW DATE: July 18, 2018 SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101 (Preview Night: July 18) Wed., July 18: 6:00–9:00 PM Thur.–Sat., July 19–21: 9:30 AM–7:00 PM* Sun., July 22: 9:30 AM–5:00 PM *Programming continues after 7:00 PM To get more information, please go to www.comic-con.org. I know, it sucks that the badges are all sold out, but fear not. Comic-Con has this to say: If you are interested in attending Comic-Con 2019, we encourage you tosign-up for a Comic-Con Member well in advance of any registration event. The …