How to apply as an illustrator for Black Ink?

If you’re interested to apply as an illustrator for Black Ink you should submit the following requirements:

Portfolio

5 full body line art of random characters
5 colored illustrations (book cover type)
5 pages with chronological paneled illustrations (with tones and effects)
5 chibis (colored or grayscale)

Resume

The resume must include:

  • Real Name (spell out middle initial)
  • Two possible pen names for approval that sounded like a real name (to be used exclusively for Black Ink)
  • Complete Address
  • Birth Date
  • Contact numbers (landline and cell phone)
  • E-mail
  • Schools Attended
  • Year or Year Graduated
  • Course
  • Company
  • Company Address
  • Job Position

If you’re still a student or currently has no employment history please indicate it on your resume. We also prefer the applicant to know both traditional and digital drawing.

Questionnaire

1) What made you apply to us?
2) What are the books of Black Ink you already read and like?
3) In case you’ll be hired, is this the first time you’ll publish your work? If not, please state the title of your work/s and its publisher/s.
4) Are you a fan of the following genres: Boys’ Love, Girls’ Love, Romance, and Gender Bender? Why or why not?
5) If ever you’ll be doing an illustration for Black Ink, are you capable of doing a 60 pages project within three months? Book cover included? And will you be able to go to Manila?
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E-mail the requirements at: blackink.firstdraft@gmail.com

Note: We did not indicate a deadline for the closing of application will depend on the number of applicants who can passed the initial evaluation. As long as we can’t find the right illustrator for our certain projects we’ll keep on looking for new illustrators. We prefer that the applicant is of legal age and residing within the Philippines so we can also meet him or her during a meeting or event.