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Do you create Collections for yourself, or to share and feature artwork with others?

Vote! (17,626 votes) 151 comments
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:icondragonhi: Hi everyones!!

Finally I have the necessary points to make a little giveaway, for the members of this group.
The points are from my personal points :points: box. :meow:

Only one will can win this special price.

Addicional Gifts: I will raffle 3 free commission beetwen the participants too (exept the winner)

How Participe? Is very simple

1. Watch me :D SolKorra :iconsolkorra:

2. Fave :+fav: this draws

Legend of Sol: The Power of The Avatar Girls by SolKorra

K-O-R-R-A Storm of Powers by SolKorraSol and Coqui by SolKorra

3. Comment with the word "Done".

4.If you want participe too for the 3 free commissions, comment with the link of the image of the character or oc you want for the commission.



~Dead Line: Sunday 10th of May~


Founder SolKorra :iconsolkorra:

Hello and welcome to Sabu's Draw My Characters Art Contest.
Below is the requirements to join in and all the information you will need for this contest. 

Rules & Characters

"I am a [r a r e] species...
not a -s t e r e o t y p e."

F i r s t things first: the * c h a r a c t e r s!

Please click the icon to be taken to their ref and/or art.

Pirate  ◘  Gemma  ◘  Rune

Marionette  ◘  Jemiah  ◘  Honna  ◘  Halcyon

  Finn  ◘  Genevieve ◘  Angler  ◘  Katsu

*On Pirate's ref, please note his facial markings and use the examples provided to get his marking right. There are two dots on both sides of his muzzle, not three and two or any other variation. Here is an example of Pirate's face.. and no. His whiskers do not come out of these dots.. 

* I favor digital art over traditional. For this reason, please do not enter traditional art unless you have my permission. 

* In order to join this contest, you must provide me at least 5 pieces. (You are encouraged to have more, but 5 is the minimum). Of these pieces, there must be at least one image of each of my fursonas (Pirate and Rune). For the other three pieces, you may choose from the list provided above. However, you may only draw Marionette once and yes, the monkey is to be included with the drawing.

* Of the five pieces,you must provide me with one piece that is full detail (high lighted and shaded) and one piece that is full body. These may be the same image, but they do not have to be.

* Of the five pieces, no more than two busts will be allowed, unless they are icons or badges. 

* Because this is an art contest, I will be keeping all artwork of my characters that is entered, regardless of whether you place or not.

* The grand prize will only be given out if I have at least 15 contestants.

* When posting your entries, please only comment to this journal once. Every time you post a new piece of art, please reply to your first comment. Anyone who does not do this will have all art not in their first comment disqualified. I have posted an example in the comment section of this journal, please refer to it if you're unsure what to do.

* I do not want 5 minute entries. Please draw to the best of your ability, color in the lines and do your best to make the markings as accurate as possible.

This is an example of what I don't want. This is clearly not done well; the coloring is outside of the lines and Pirate's markings are not correct.

* There are some guidelines to follow when sizing the drawings. These are the smallest that the drawings in these categories can be, but larger pieces are greatly encouraged.

Sprites: 50 x 50
Pixel: 100 x 100
Flatcolor: 400 x 400
Shaded: 700 x 700
Bust: 300 x 300
Painting: 900 x 900
Fullbody w/ BG: 800 x 800


"N o t the prize gives the *j o y...
but the s t r i v i n g to win the -p r i z e."

What's a c o m p e t i t i o n without * p r i z e s?

[G r a n d] Prize
Winner's choice of: 
2 years premium membership
4,000 dA points
$50 USD

*F i r s t Place
Winner's choice of:
2,000 dA points
$25 USD

S e c o n d;; Place
1,000 dA points

-T h i r d- Place
500 dA points

F o u r t h Place
150 points

- Even art that does not place will be kept, since it is art of my characters.
- The grand prize will not be given out unless there are at least 15 entrants.

End Date

"This song is [e n d i n g]...
but the story -n e v e r ends."

*A u g u s t 5th!

I will no longer accept art past August 5th, and I will decide no later than August 13th. August 13th is my 18th birthday. For this reason, you have the opportunity to draw a picture of all of my characters at a birthday party for Pirate, before the close of the contest. It does not count as one of your five pieces, but if you draw this piece of art, and you place in the contest (Grand-4th) you will receive 500 points in addition to your prize.


"N e v e r give up a *h a p p y middle...
in h o p e s of a happy -e n d i n g."

T h a n k you for your -[t i m e]!

I hope you all enjoy this contest. You may use the contest banner with a link to this journal if you'd like to advertise my contest. You don't have to advertise to enter, but just keep in mind that the grand prize will not be given out unless I get at least 15 contestants. You may post the banner to dA and ChickenSmoothie but do not post elsewhere. Thank you all <3

Credit goes to all artists who originally designed my characters, and all art credit will always be given to each person who participates.

** Banner and formatting by Untamed--Spirit.

We Are Resurrecting!

Tue Apr 15, 2014, 1:38 PM


Hello all 

Following our previous journal on our zombifiction revival, I am pleased to say it is crazy enough to have a go! I don’t expect every one of our 1500 members to get involved, but even if there is a handful each time getting some good out of this, then that’s one handful getting a better attack on their writing and understanding their niches. These groups hold a great opportunity to explore and stretch even the more experienced writers, and I believe that’s what made this group so good to begin with.

The Plan Batman

So here is my plan. 

In May, we will hold a new workshop. The entire workshop will be encapsulated in one month: 2 weeks to write, 2 weeks to workshop.

Week 1, Day 1: Workshop brief is launched and you have 2 weeks to submit. The standard to what you submit can be anything from a rough draft to something you have worked on, it doesn't even have to be complete yet. (Please ensure you put it in stash or scraps if it is a WIP)

Week 3, day 1: Submissions are posted for critique and review

Week 4, end: At the end of the week, Workshop host to summarise results, pick a few pieces that stand out

End: We all celebrate with a glass or three.

 The intention would be to have these run from the first Saturday of each month.

So what workshops are we doing?

All sorts. The idea is to vary what we do; covering different forms and styles and concepts. We want to look at habits and behaviours; things you don’t always consider as a writer first off. We also may use real examples, such as submission briefs in zines or contests going off elsewhere (maybe even some dA contests you can genuinely enter). We want to stretch you!

But I never get any feedback!

Urgh, critique. That thing we all want but rarely give ourselves. Critique isn't free; you can’t just throw up a deviation, go have a cup of tea and watch the responses come in. You have to work for it. There are PLENTY of opportunities to ask for critique including: Chat events, Critique groups, Critique forum thread, Helpful people who offer it in journals (networking!), asking people who you think would help you (and ask nicely!). We would expect anyone who submits in a workshop to actually participate in giving feedback to others in the workshop- that’s kind of the point. Plus it is AMAZING how much you can learn about your own work by looking at someone else’s- so it is ideally a win-win situation! /end rant


In this workshop environment, we do ask if people are participating, they at least offer feedback to one other piece in the group. If there needs to be an incentive to encourage this, thoughts are welcome.

So what can I do to help?

Easy help- Give this some encouragement! I'd like to see this journal full of enthusiastic comments or fancy banana drawings.
Medium help- Spread the word! Link this article in your personal journals, polls and groups!
Hard Help- If anyone has a desire to host a future workshop, let me know!
Big scary commitment help- I am looking for some backroom support to help manage this/ bounce ideas off/ plan workshops etc. If you are interested, let me know and we will have a chat.

Easy help is just as appreciated as the big scary! Support and enthusiasm is what keeps a group strong!

Roll on May... I guess I better be getting a workshop together! :woo:

From our adorable :iconwildcharmander: I proudly present a brand new, unbelievably AWESOME massive charity collaboration!

WildCharmander has officially announced the next theme: Grumpy Cat :iconlainloveplz:
Please read more here, the deadline is July 1st! So you have plenty of time to participate!!! :eager:
"For every submission I get, I will add $0.50 to the pool. That money will be sent to the SPCA right here in Swift Current. this is a "no kill" shelter and the are in a bind right now. Every grumpy cat will be for a good cause! Help me reach 200 people again! If I get 200 submissions, I will donate 50 dollars worth of pet supplies to the shelter as well! If I get 300 submissions I'll donate 150 dollars worth of pet supplies!"

- WildCharmander 

Thank you in advance everybody!!! :iconyaayplz:


Art by TheGalleryOfEve | Coding by SimplySilent

Charity Collaboration Project

Journal Entry: Wed Apr 16, 2014, 3:35 AM
  • Listening to: The Hobbit - shire theme
  • Eating: fig
  • Drinking: tea

Senior Week: Muro Challenge Winner!

Wed Apr 16, 2014, 7:38 AM

Muro Challenge Winner

Congratulations to crysie for winning our Senior Week Muro Challenge! :clap: She'll receive 300 :points: from deviantART! :la:

Stay tuned for more events for Senior Week at projecteducate!

Yoooo if im gonna do these charms owo/ wanna raise some money to get a batch of them printed~

So opening up some quick chibis~ they'll be finished over next few days after payment u wu!

Example of chibis

Ackerman by Little-Miss-Boxie

each of these are $10 each or get two characters together for $15 
Will also take points so either 1000 :points: or 1500 :points:

opening 15 slots!
to reserve a spot please comment below or send me a note! after payment your spot will be confirmed owo/
if theres a lot of interest i may extend the slot numbers <3

Thank you!!

1. Flamestorm11 <reserved / unpaid>
2. meiresthaimoros

Skin by SimplySilent

Awesome Raffles!

Journal Entry: Tue Apr 15, 2014, 3:17 PM

Art Raffle~[OPEN]Hello everyone! Tama speaking here. How are you guys? :)
As you can see from our lack of activity, we've reached quite a lot of loopholes and dead-ends in our plot, so we are currently in the process of revamping the whole thing :iconsweatdropplz:
So! To occupy the time, I've decided to hold an art raffle to practise speed-painting, and well, Easter is just around the corner :iconheplz:
Conditions of entry:
:bulletred:Must be a watcher of this account
:bulletred:Fav the journal (so that you'll be assigned a number)
:bulletred:Link this raffle in a journal/poll and comment the link below
This raffle will end on Easter Monday. After that, I'll use a random number generator to pick out the winners and they will be notified :D There will be 4 winners, and each will get a coloured (and sketchy) bust-up like these:
Note that I will only draw in manga/anime-style, and will not do anthro, mecha, etc.
I may increase the number of
Raffle and New Account for CraftsThis account will be used for my jewelry and crafts.
My other account is for my art (mostly mature!) - :iconbaked-potatoes:
Anyways, about the raffle:
Deadline is April 21st ,2014
:bulletpurple: You must post a journal or a poll advertising this raffle.
:bulletpurple: When you have made a journal/poll please comment below with a link.
:bulletpurple: No new accounts are allowed to enter.
:bulletpurple: Do not enter with more than one account.
:bulletpurple: You can only win one necklace.
:bulletpurple: I will mail the necklace to you and I will pay the shipping if you are in the United States.
:bulletpurple: If you are in a different country, I will pay half of the shipping and you will pay the other half (Paypal).
(I mailed a set to the Philippines and it was only $10 ,so it's not that bad :I )
:bulletpurple: You have 13 days to give me your address, if I don't get a reply within that amount of time I will pick a new winner.
The first necklace:
Pearl Choker

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  • Eating: a tortilla
  • Drinking: water

March Winners

Tue Apr 15, 2014, 2:47 PM

tactician vs genius by Nikitomate

We had a record number of votes and diversity of voters this time around. Way to go gang, here are your top fan favorites from TMNTContests March"Time" Theme Challenge. These winners will receive prize ptsPoints, TMNTContest's official stamp for display on their winning work, a feature on the TMNTContests homepage and a permanent spot in the TMNTContests Hall of Winners Gallery.  

Cheers and Applause - NaNoEmo Day 8 Congratulations! Trophy Emote 2 


  TMNT by pachira-jp


Congratulations also to DasWesen who wins (selected randomly) the Voter Raffle and receives 25:points: and a feature. Thanks for being an active member of TMNTContests! Be sure to look out for DasWesen's feature and remember to vote in our next contest for your chance to when the voter raffle!


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I'll have 18 slots open, for 2 points each. Ponies or girls. I need some points ^^;

They'll just be a basic sketch and lines. I hope its worth the price...
I can color it for an extra 2 points.