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:bulletwhite: Theme :bulletwhite: Rules :bulletwhite: Submitting :bulletwhite: Prizes :bulletwhite: Judging :bulletwhite: Feature :bulletwhite:

Over 1000:points: and Art!!!

After all this time of planning and waiting... IT'S FINALLY HERE!!! Our first Contest.

:new::new::new: Contest Time Changed!

:new: 1 more month left for our contest and with only 4 entries so far and only 16 participants that i have counted, the contest doesn't look so good.
I personally think that we have great prizes and the theme is really great, i hope more people will join until the end of the contest.
It's not in the rules, and it's not a must, I really didn't want to make people do stuff for the contest, but... it would be nice if next time when you write a journal entry you mention our contest as well ^^. A big thank you in advance for those that will :hug:.

:new: edit We are 3 weeks away from the deadline :D, I have counted so far 19 people witch stated that will participate, and only 6 of them submitted an entry :).
Here is a list i've made with the "possible participants" ( the ones markes with " 3* " have already submitted an entry :). View List
To be honest i expected more people to participate :(, maybe next time we will have greater prizes witch will probably encourage more people to join.
Remember that we must have a minimum of 20 deviations otherwise we would cancel the contest. If you are a participant and you don't want your work to be in vain, you could help us spread the word :).

Contest starts July 1st
Contest ends August 31st
Contest ends September 30th


The contest will be canceled if we don't have at least 20 participants.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletgreen::bulletgreen: Theme Of the Contest :bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletred::bulletred:

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletgreen::bulletgreen: Elves :bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletred::bulletred:

So, our contest will be all about elves. Now it's not going to be so easy as drawing a well dressed elf ;P, you will have to do more.

:bulletred:   There must be at least 1 elven character in your drawing.
:bulletgreen:   Main color pallet must be red:bulletred:green:bulletgreen:yellow:bulletyellow:. One of the colors can be more present than the others as long as all 3 are the dominant ones. Also that doesn't mean you can't use other bits of the other colors as well, but if you can integrate yourself in only the 3 main colors even better.
:bulletyellow:   Your character/s must be in a summer scenario



01.   Your deviation must be NEW;submitted after the date June 01st 2014. And you can enter only 1 time.
02.   You have to be a member of our group or member of an affiliate that is participating in the contest, you can find the participating groups below.
03.   We accept Digital and Traditional Art; Pixel Art is also accepted. Only finished products are accepted; sketches, line-art, unfinished works will be ignored.
04.   We do NOT accept Photomanipulations, 3D art.
05.   Fan Art is accepted, but that doesn't mean you can "copy paste" from an manga/anime/game/movies.
06.   Collaborations accepted, please give the necessary credits in your comment.
07.   If you are doing traditional art make sure your scan/photo is high quality, low quality scan/photo is not accepted.
08.   In your comment specify that it's for our contest, please include our groups name or icon ( ShinesOfMystery or :iconshinesofmystery:)
09.   We do NOT accept stolen art, copying, tracing..., BE ORIGINAL and create your own.
10.   If you are a judge/prize donor you are allowed to participate but please respect the rules:
        :bulletwhite:    Judges can NOT vote for them selfs.
        :bulletwhite:    Prize donors will NOT receive the prize donated by them if they win, it will go to someone else.
11.   Respect the dA rules: about.deviantart.com/policy/se…

If you will participate in the contest please let us know by posting a comment here at the journal.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletgreen::bulletgreen: Submitting :bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletred::bulletred:


Send a note to our group, in the note add a thumb of your entry.
All entries can be found here:


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:bulletred::bulletred::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletgreen::bulletgreen: Prizes :bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletred::bulletred:


:bulletyellow::bulletyellow: 1st :bulletyellow::bulletyellow:
350:points: from ShinesDonations
130:points: from Bliood-Kira
1 digital painting from Bliood-Kira
1 digital painting from Asderuki
1 art piece from buenodavista
:new:1 pixel art from Twin-Trinkets
:new: 1 chiby from Cardenia
:bulletgreen::bulletgreen: 2nd :bulletgreen::bulletgreen:
330:points: from ShinesDonations
130:points: from Bliood-Kira
1 colored character design from Bliood-Kira
1 lineart from Asderuki
1 character sketch from Flane-kanja
:new:1 animated pixel icon from Cardenia
:bulletred::bulletred: 3rd :bulletred::bulletred:
320:points: from ShinesDonations
120:points: from Bliood-Kira
1 lineart from Bliood-Kira
1 character sketch from Asderuki
:new:1 art piece winner's choice from RebbyLou


Winner's Package to all winners from :iconanothercontestgroup:
1 month feature to all winners from :iconshinesdonations::iconshinesofmystery:
1 feature to all winners from :iconbliood-kira:;:iconrebbylou:;:iconfairy-tale-fantasy:; :icontimeless-elves:; :iconden-of-elves:; :iconfreeyourfantasy:; :iconoriginal-fantasy:; :iconasangelsareborn:; :iconfantasycreators:; :iconfantasy-dwellers:
1 mention to all participants from :iconbliood-kira::iconshinesdonations::iconshinesofmystery:
:new:Comments and Favorites from :iconrebbylou:
:new: Llama Badges to all winers from :iconbluebitart:



If you want to donate a prize please comment below or send us a note.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletgreen::bulletgreen: Judging :bulletgreen::bulletgreen::bulletyellow::bulletyellow::bulletorange::bulletorange::bulletred::bulletred:


1st Phase:

Our Judges will choose their favorite top 5 entries, which will then be sorted out by the number of votes and the first 10 will be displayed in a journal.
If we think there are some deviations that truly deserve a chance and didn't make it into the top we will put a pool voting as well.

Also in this phase the judges will have to give a small comment on the first 3 entries they choose, why do they think they deserve to win, some of these messages will be displayed to let people know why they where chosen.

2nd Phase:

Bliood-Kira Twin-Trinkets will choose the top 3 winners.

The Judges:
:iconbliood-kira: :iconmetal-quill: :iconsmoothhipster: :iconwindklang:
:icontwin-trinkets: :iconbuenodavista: :iconangevere:
We are still looking for judges, if you are interested. Please let us know by leaving a comment or sending a note to our group.

Why is the judging so elaborated?
We want it to be as fair as possible because everyone deserves a chance.



A big thank you to all the groups helping us with the contest.

:iconfairy-tale-fantasy: :icontimeless-elves: :iconden-of-elves:
:iconfreeyourfantasy: :iconoriginal-fantasy: :iconasangelsareborn:
:iconfantasycreators: :iconfantasy-dwellers:


Feature
You don't know what to do???
Here is some inspiration for you, just don't forget about our rules :D
Also if you have any questions, don't be shy to ask :)

You need heal by KEKSE0719 Elf princessA by zinnaDu lulu-Legend of the Cryptids1 by liangxinxin Nissa, Worldwaker by PeteMohrbacher
Blood Elf Hunter by AnaZC elf in wood by jasson78 Cirandiel Starhawk by Serathus Tyrande Whisperwind by Nightblue-art
Elf by asuka111 Luka by Zolaida Meredit by DianaKeehl Spellbound by Zephyri
notherrrr Elf by DavidRapozaArt Elf cleric by SKtneh Commission - In the Eversong Woods by LiberLibelula Commission: Ehri Skywing by Kurtssingh
Blood Knight in vacation by lazyseal8 Summer Night by SonyaM Arenthia by Clouded-3D



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DameOdessa Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the invitation :heart:
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Pidimoro Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014
thanks for the invitation :D (Big Grin) 
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Enemom Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I would join, but I'm not good enough and everyone is better than me. Thanks though. 
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endave Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the feature this month!! :love:
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AStoKo Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot for accepting my drawing :D
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