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A Siren's Song

Journal Entry: Wed Jan 8, 2014, 4:38 PM




UPDATE:

*NOW CLOSED*


:dance:


I am so excited to begin judging! This contest has been so awesome!
I'm sad to see it end, however...I am pleased to announce I am
planning another soon, and for several different art mediums!
:excited:


I am ready to hold my next contest!

 

If anyone is willing to donate points, llama's, manipulations, drawings, literature, stock packs, features, etc. I will accept any offers that may come my way! :D :excited:

My goal for this contest is to have 2 categories of art with one theme.

 

Judges:

 

:icona-wakefield:  
 
:iconwesley-souza: 
 
:iconcharllieearts: 
 
 

CATEGORIES:

Photo Manipulation & Literature

THEME:

A Siren's Song

In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous and beautiful creatures, portrayed as femme fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.

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ALL entries must be new (made after 12/31/2013)

There will not be any exceptions for this.

PRIZES HERE:

A Siren's Song Contest Prizes!UPDATE:
NOW CLOSED






RULES HERE:

 
 




PRIZES:
 




Photo Manipulations:




1st Place
* 50 :points: from :iconwesley-souza:
* 40 :points: from :iconMotleyDreams:
* 25 :points: from :icondemari30:
* 20 :points: from :iconPlynwfire607:
* 20 :points: from :iconSimplySilent:
* 15 :points: from :iconcharllieearts:
* :llama: from :iconcharllieearts:
Exclusive Stock from
 
:iconhehayo

 

FOR THIS CONTEST

RULES:

 

Photo Manipulations:

*All stocks must be legitimate

*All stocks must be PROPERLY credited.

*The siren(s) in your manipulation/illustration can be in human or mermaid form, but must be female.

*The main focus of the foreground should be the siren(s) and her action.

*The background should portray her home island and/or her destructive nature.

*If your siren will be a mermaid:

Get creative, play around with scales! There are some very awesome brushes out there!

I am not opposed to nudity, so if that is how you see your siren...well...it's not thatfar fetched given the era! I won't be offended. :) Just don't get carried away, pornography will not be accepted.

 

Literature:

If you choose this category, you must write a short story in which the siren is your main

character. You may also include more than one. You must mystify us with a tale of woe and

sinful legends.

Minimum Word Count: 2500

Maximum Word Count: 7000


OR


A poem in the same respect

Minimum Line Count: 31

Maximum Line Count: 50

 

There is a goal here...I'd love to see how close the stories depict the manipulations! If you'd like to collaborate, be my guest!

However, the submissions should still be separated.

Contest Starts: 01/03/2014

Contest Ends: 03/03/2014

 

 You can submit your entries as thumbnails, or links in the comments below :)

 

 



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:iconashes-mari3:
Ashes-Mari3 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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Ashes-Mari3 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I've been caught up in long work schedules, I am just now trying to finish it up. I just wanted to make sure that if it is not done by midnight tonight, I can still submit it tomorrow before midnight?
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A-Wakefield Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Of course! I won't close the submissions until tuesday morning
anyway. :)
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Ashes-Mari3 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Onion Boy 6 Thank God! I was beginning to freak, Junko Enoshima (Crazy Laugh) [V3] 
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A-Wakefield Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hehehe, I'm good about giving extensions :)
I hate not being able to make the deadline of a contest
when I'm so close :)
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Ashes-Mari3 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I concur. 
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A-Wakefield Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:D
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MoonlightMysteria Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
By March 3rd, do you mean as of 12am? Or is there still all day March 3rd to submit?

If I can, I'd like to still enter, but things have been busy :/
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A-Wakefield Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
All day. I'll close everything down on the morning of the 4th :)
I hope you get the chance to enter! I'm excited to see what you come up with! :dance:
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MoonlightMysteria Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Unfortunately I won't be able to make it in time :(. But thanks for letting me know!
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