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Cantata Books
10-27-2006, 11:33 AM
Call for Exceptional Digital Scrapbook Art

Are you a digital diva? Or, are you a traditional scrapbooker looking for ways to enhance her projects using her computer? If so, we want to see your pages! Cantata Books, Inc. is currently accepting submissions for 100 percent digital scrapbook pages as well as those that enhance traditional scrapbooking with digital techniques. We’re looking for pages that demonstrate the following:

• Adobe Photoshop Elements users: Show us how you are maximizing this user-friendly program!
• Digital kit designers: We're looking for paper, accent and alphabet designers to create kits for us...show us your best work!
• Digital painting, stamping, distressing and more: show us how you are re-creating scrapbooking’s hottest looks on your computer.
• Digital accents such as frames, chipboard and lettering accents: digital kits and premade accents rock, but we want to see your OWN digital creations.
• Image correction: are you using your computer to perform basic image-editing functions such as fixing color and exposure problems, flipping images and reducing red-eye?
• Altering photos: with so many filters, special effects and countless other techniques, it’s easy to take a photo and create a work of art…show us yours!
• Words of art: are you twisting and turning your text? Layering and fading words? Creating backgrounds? Again, we want to see your pages and know your secrets!
• Traditional scrapbookers! How are you using your computer and other technology to enhance your scrapbooking? Do you have some waaaay cool printer tricks? Is the scanner your best friend? Share your tips with the world!
• Awesome digital techniques for creating cool memory crafts such as jewelry and memory boxes

Submissions MUST include an explanation of digital techniques, the software used to create the page, as well as any tips you have for newbie digital scrapbookers (think: organization of digital images, working with duplicate images, naming your files).

1. Page must show your genius, depth and/or sense of fun.??
2. Photos on the page must be great. This means in focus, clear, good composition. Tip: If you have an idea for a great color scheme for your page but it doesn’t match your page, make your photo black & white.??
3. All styles will be considered, shabby chic, simple and clean, fun and quirky. Just give us your best shot.
The Details:?
1) Click on email link below
2) In your email please include:?a. Your name?b. A phone number you can be reached at?c. Your email address?
3) Attach your Image to the email??

This stuff is important so please read carefully!?
A) Images must be no larger than 100K. JPEG (.jpg) with medium compression is best (If you scan or digitally photograph your 12x12 page and save it at 72 dpi in JPEG format it will be about 60K)?
B) Please scan images as follows:?Scan 8.5x11" pages at 40% of original size.?Scan 12x12" pages at 30% of original size. ?
C) Images must be scanned at 72dpi in RGB mode.?
D) Please save your images in the JPEG (.jpg) or GIF (.gif ) format. ?
E) Please send spreads in ONE email to darlene@cantatabooks.com

10-27-2006, 11:57 AM
Exciting! Thanks for sharing your call with us!

10-27-2006, 03:37 PM
Wow! This is great news!

10-27-2006, 10:04 PM
hope to see LOTS of chickies tooting on this one!