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November 19, 2009

Open Call / DA Coloring Book

Some exciting news! Doodlers Anonymous is printing a kids coloring book and this is our open call for submissions. Deadline is December 4th, 2009 December 2nd, 2009 and anyone can participate.

Maybe it's not so much a book as it is an over-sized zine. The page count has yet to be determined, but we want all of you to participate. The deadline is right around the corner, so go on and get started. Keep the art kid friendly, sized at 8.5x11 inches and one-color (black). Accepted submissions will be featured on DA and receive credit on their respective pages and in the table of contents.

Why a kids coloring book?
We are being sponsored by the Miami Design District to participate in their first ever kids family day. The Miami Design District is an 18-block neighborhood dedicated to art and design. On a monthly basis it hosts a gallery walk with an array of cultural, art and design presentations with this December 12th specifically dedicated to kids and families.

For our part we are building an interactive doodle station, where kids will draw, paint, and chalk all over the landscapes we provide. We also have a small budget to print a kids coloring book, filled with pages of your art and some fun doodle facts.

We'll pass out the coloring book (for free) to everyone that attends. After the live event, we plan to sell the coloring book on our site with a portion of the proceeds donated to the International Child Art Foundation.

Have fun! And send your submissions or questions to:
editor AT doodlersanonymous DOT com

33 Comments

dias
dias Posted Nov 19, 2009
cool, live right by there.

Emmi
Emmi Posted Nov 19, 2009
Have been thinking drawing for a colouring book would be fun. :)

Jim Bradshaw
Jim Bradshaw Posted Nov 19, 2009
What a cool idea! I like the way y'all think.

Chris Piascik
Chris Piascik Posted Nov 19, 2009
Yes!

jonathan chapman
jonathan chapman Posted Nov 19, 2009
I would love to submit something!

überkraaft
überkraaft Posted Nov 19, 2009
Yeah!

Hugo
Hugo Posted Nov 19, 2009
It's going to be fun to see all the crazy submissions, our local readers, and the fun stuff the kids will turn out.

I'm anxious just waiting for the day to get here.

:)

Collette Abery
Collette Abery Posted Nov 19, 2009
Excellent, great to support in such an original way!

Cheryl Smith
Cheryl Smith Posted Nov 19, 2009
very cool!

Kinoko
Kinoko Posted Nov 19, 2009
wow!

Melanie Posted Nov 19, 2009
Wow, sounds like a great idea! I'll let everyone in my design organization know, we have a lot of doodlers!

J. Carl Paszul
J. Carl Paszul Posted Nov 20, 2009
oh this is gonna be great

Laura Alvarez
Laura Alvarez Posted Nov 20, 2009
So cool!! I'm gonna start now!!!

Sara Anderson
Sara Anderson Posted Nov 21, 2009
the possibilities are nearly endless... :) great project for this weekend!

Tomy Human
Tomy Human Posted Nov 21, 2009
This is and i quote "AWESOME"

Pichon Camille
Pichon Camille Posted Nov 23, 2009
I'm gone put a french touch!!! it's a great idea!!!

adrian paulsen
adrian paulsen Posted Nov 23, 2009
on it right away! or right after today's have to do`s....

Tom Hovey
Tom Hovey Posted Nov 27, 2009
nice gonna be doodling my face off

Greta Edmondson
Greta Edmondson Posted Nov 29, 2009
Yesssssss

Steve
Steve Posted Nov 30, 2009
Brilliant idea! Who doesn't love colouring-in!

okat
okat Posted Dec 1, 2009
*Deadline update: Sorry folks, but we have to move up the submission deadline to tomorrow (December 2nd) to make print schedule.

Cassie Hester
Cassie Hester Posted Dec 1, 2009
So, they are due by midnight EST tomorrow?

maya Posted Dec 2, 2009
I did it! :) thank you. I sent it. not sure if accepted.

Cheek fille
Cheek fille Posted Dec 2, 2009
omg why did you change the date ?
I'm living in France and we are still the 2nd so can still enter? (it makes me so sad, I planned to do it tomorrow)

Brad Justice
Brad Justice Posted Dec 2, 2009
Ack thought I had more time to work on my pic better submit it now (fingers crossed!)

Corey Thompson
Corey Thompson Posted Dec 3, 2009
fingers crossed i get in, submitted two doodles.

Lee Crutchley
Lee Crutchley Posted Dec 3, 2009
Gutted, missed it! :-(

Joleen Chrisman
Joleen Chrisman Posted Dec 3, 2009
submitted mine a day late, hope thats cool :/

Kylo Posted Dec 4, 2009
AHH... The suspense is killing me. I want to know if I made it!!!

Greta Edmondson
Greta Edmondson Posted Dec 4, 2009
Damn! Changed the date on me and I didn't notice :( :(

nicola Posted Dec 4, 2009
I have had your site open in a tab for about 3 weeks as a reminder to do this... pity I didn\'t check it and notice the deadline change!
man!

adrian paulsen
adrian paulsen Posted Dec 4, 2009
joining in all the excitement....cant wait to see the results.

Giorgia Atzeni
Giorgia Atzeni Posted Feb 11, 2010
HI, to all... Is there a second coloring book, i'm very interested to this project!

 

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