May 182014
 


 
Family Mart collaborations with Piapro are pretty much the norm now, and Family Mart is preparing for another promotion event featuring Hatsune Miku for this Fall. This time, they are asking for fan art to be used on melamine plates and pins/badges. The winning artworks will also be used for in-store posters and promotional item packaging. The deadline to submit your entries is June 12th at 5:00 PM JST.

Section A of the artist collaboration is for the melamine plate illustrations. It will feature a border pattern that matches Hatsune Miku’s hair ribbons. Entries must follow these guidelines:

1: It must use only the following Vocaloid characters, but there is no limit on how many of them can be included: Hatsune Miku, Kaito, Meiko, Kagamine Rin and Len, and Megurine Luka.
2: Please use the provided template file (linked here) to illustrate your entry. Please make sure the artwork is drawn inside the blue line.
3: Submissions must be in jpeg format, and at least 350dpi. Please submit your illustrations with CMYK color format, or design your illustrations with the fact that it will be converted to CMYK color format if it is used for the promotion.
4: Submissions must be uploaded to Piapro.jp with the tag “FM2014A” (copy and paste without quotes), and the tag MUST BE LOCKED.

Section B of the artist collaboration is for pins/badges, and follows similar rules to above:

1: It must use only the following Vocaloid characters, but there is no limit on how many of them can be included: Hatsune Miku, Kaito, Meiko, Kagamine Rin and Len, and Megurine Luka. Remember that the badge will be small and may make the illustration difficult to see.
2: Please use the provided template file (linked here) to illustrate your entry. Please make sure the artwork is drawn inside the blue line.
3: Feel free to draw the badge in any shape you wish! Just make sure it fits within the blue line.
4: Submissions must be in jpeg format, and at least 350dpi. Please submit your illustrations with CMYK color format, or design your illustrations with the fact that it will be converted to CMYK color format if it is used for the promotion.
5: Submissions must be uploaded to Piapro.jp with the tag “FM2014B” (copy and paste without quotes), and the tag MUST BE LOCKED.

Good luck to all participants!

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