Pantone 2016 Color(s) of the Year: Rose Quartz & Serenity

Each year, Pantone announces the Color of the Year that becomes a major theme for designers across all industries. Last year’s Pantone Color of the Year was Marsala.

Uniquely enough, this year’s Color of the Year is actually the mix of two Pantone Colors: Rose Quartz & Serenity.

For your reference, the Pantone Color numbers are:

  • Rose Quartz: 13-1520
  • Serenity: 15-3919

If you would like more information on the Pantone color values for different color formats, visit this page on the Pantone site: Color of the Year 2016 Standards.

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Template Gallery Save the Date Offer!

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  1. Christmas Day
  2. Valentine’s Day
  3. Christmas Eve
  4. New Year’s Day
  5. Saturday before Christmas
  6. 2 Saturdays before Christmas
  7. New Year’s Eve
  8. Friday before Christmas
  9. December 23rd
  10. Independence Day

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January 2016 CatPrint Artist of the Month – Randall Christopher

Our January 2016 Artist of the Month is Randall Christopher!

"Nightcat" by Randall Christopher

“Nightcat” by Randall Christopher

With every comic art and illustrations order (except blind shipped), a free 8 1/2″ x 11″ print of “Nightcat” will be included. “Nightcat” is printed on our premium 100lb cover Heavy Card Stock – Felt!

If you would like to learn more about the artist, you can visit:

Official Site: http://www.randallchristopher.com/

Contact: info@randallchristopher.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/randallchristopher/

CatPrint December Artist of the Month: Katie Croonenberghs aka Kamakru Art

Our CatPrint Artist of the Month for December 2015 is Katie Croonenberghs, also known as Kamraku Art!

Kitty Cappuccino by Kamakru

Kitty Cappuccino by Kamakru

There is still time to get a free 8.5″ x 11″ print of “Kitty Cappuccino” with all illustration, comic art, and anime orders, printed on our 130lb Extra Heavy Card Stock – Linen.

Katie is a Seattle based fantasy illustration artist who likes to indulge in coffee, her two cats, and nature. She lets those inspirations become one in her work. She has an obsession with dragons, a love of the outdoors, and the need to explore all things art.

To find learn more about Katie and her art, you can visit the following sites: *CatPrint is not responsible for any content on external websites.*

Website: www.kamakru.com

For inquiries: kamakru@gmail.com

Facebook: facebook.com/KamakruArt

Tumblr: kamakru.tumblr.com

Twitter: twitter.com/Kamakru

Gold Foil Printing on Art Poster Prints

If you haven’t already heard the great news, CatPrint offers gold foil on your prints! So what are some ways that you can take advantage of gold foil printing on your prints?

CatPrint prints all type of prints, including anime, comic, and other art illustrations! You already know about our special pricing for 1-sided 11″ x 17″ and 12″ x 18″ poster prints:

For only $0.65 per poster print on:

  • Light Card Stock – Gloss
  • Light Card Stock – Matte

For only $0.75 per poster print on:

  • Heavy Card Stock – Gloss
  • Heavy Card Stock – Matte

For only $0.85 per poster print on:

  • Extra Heavy Card Stock – Gloss
  • Extra Heavy Card Stock – Matte

Now you can also include gold foil onto your art & illustration prints as well, which means that each 1-sided poster print would be:

  • $1.15 on Light Card Stock – Gloss or Matte
  • $1.25 on Heavy Card Stock – Gloss or Matte
  • $1.35 on Extra Heavy Card Stock – Gloss or Matte

You can use these as your premium editions of your most popular prints!

If you need the setup guide for gold foil prints, please take a look at our help page located here. Please be reminded that we currently only accept gold foil print orders by email only!

CatPrint November Artist of the Month: Joy Kim

Our Featured CatPrint Artist of the Month for November is Joy Kim! All comic art, anime, and illustration orders that are placed during the month of November will include a free 8.5″ x 11″ print of “Poke Cat Cafe” printed on our premium 100lb Heavy Card Stock Felt.

You can learn more about Joy Kim at jojostory.net! Please be reminded that CatPrint is not responsible for any external content.

 

Joy Kim - Poke Cat Cafe

Joy Kim – Poke Cat Cafe

Now Accepting Artists of the Month for 2016!

Calling all artists!

CatPrint is currently accepting Artists of the Month for 2016!

If you are an artist who prints (or has printed) with CatPrint, we want to feature you! We currently have 7 slots left for 2016!

What does it mean to be the CatPrint Artist of the Month?

Each month, CatPrint features an artist who prints with CatPrint on one of our premium card stocks. Card stocks that were used for prints in the past include:

  • Extra Heavy Card Stock – Linen
  • Heavy Card Stock – Cotton
  • Heavy Card Stock – Felt
  • Heavy Card Stock – Kraft
  • Heavy Card Stock – Shimmer

Your cat themed artwork become an 8.5″ x 11″ print that will be included with every comic art and illustration order (except blind ship orders) during that month.

What are the benefits to you as an artist?

We are providing you complimentary exposure to the comic & illustration community! We will ask you to give us a mini-bio about you as an artist, what inspires you, as well as any type of social media or website URLs that you would like to include.

How can you get started and find out more information?

Make sure to email aotm@catprint.com to find out more information about becoming a featured CatPrint Artist of the Month.

To view previous CatPrint Artists of the Month, please click here.

New Holiday Template Designs

The holiday season is starting at CatPrint, so we decided to add new holiday template designs in the Template Gallery!

Here are just a few examples of some of the designs that are available for you to customize:

CatPrint Design #687

CatPrint Design #687

CatPrint Design #677

CatPrint Design #677

CatPrint Design #606

CatPrint Design #606

CatPrint Design #678

CatPrint Design #678

CatPrint Design #665

CatPrint Design #665

CatPrint Design #633

CatPrint Design #633

CatPrint Design #580

CatPrint Design #580

CatPrint Design #608

CatPrint Design #608

CatPrint Design #596

CatPrint Design #596

CatPrint Design #640

CatPrint Design #640

CatPrint October Artist of the Month: Ainsley Yeager

For the month of October, our Featured CatPrint Artist of the Month is Ainsley Yeager. All comic art, anime, and illustration orders that are placed during the month of October will include a free 8.5″ x 11″ print of “Pawsome Orangement” printed on our premium Heavy Card Stock – Felt!

You can learn more Ainsley Yeager from the following sites listed. Please be reminded that CatPrint is not responsible for any external content.

Website

Twitter

LinkedIn

Tumblr

Pawsome Orangement - Ainsley Yeager

Pawsome Orangement by Ainsley Yeager

CatPrint September Artist of the Month: Eikuu Hyo

Eikuu Hyo is our Artist of the Month for September. With every comic, anime, and illustration orders placed in September, a complimentary 8.5″ x 11″ print of her piece “Sourpuss” will be included! You can find more of her work at eikuuhyoart.tumblr.com.

"Sourpuss" by Eikuu Hyo

“Sourpuss” by Eikuu Hyo