Classical Horror Halloween Contest NOW CLOSEDCONTEST NOW CLOSED, GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED WE WILL BEGIN JUDGING IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS!
Bring out your dead side
Ever had that feeling, that a portrait is watching you? No matter where you stand in the room its gaze seems to follow you,.. staring... waiting...
We invite you to join us in making a grand collection of horrific hounds, voluptuous vampires, and ghoulish ghostly portraits this Halloween in best Haunted House style!
Its time to unlock your inner Dorian Grey, and all those other creepy strange ancestors, cousins, uncles, aunts and grannies that the family don't like to talk about!
Even if you aren't normally a model stock provider - or if you don't usually provide stock at all, this is your chance to dip your toe in the murky waters and have a go! Bring out your face paints and props and make a dashing Halloween portrait entry! The more creative you are, the more creative the results of the second half of the contest will be!
Planetary Mythology Photomanipulation Competition!Mythology of the PlanetsPlanetary Mythology Photomanipulation Competition!2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Welcome to the latest "dark" photomanipulation contest, supported by Community Relations here on deviantART. This contest will challenge you to think outside of the box, for you will have to not only create something, but you will need to do a bit of research and think about why you are creating it. Are you ready for a competition that is out of this world?
Before we go any further, let me clarify that PLUTO COUNTS!
What do I have to do?
Choose one of the planets (or Pluto) in our solar system, listed below. Moons or suns can be a part of the larger picture, but they do not count as your god/goddess.
Your job is to create a PHOTOMANIPULATION in which you show a myth around a planetary ruler (that is, the god or goddess after which the planets were named).
The gods/goddesses can be Greek, Roman, or other.... but they must be planetary rulers.
Out of the Box - Photomanipulation Contest!Contest InfoOut of the Box - Photomanipulation Contest!1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
It's that time again.
For this contest, you are being offered a "stock bank" to select your stocks from. There is no particular theme; just wing it!
The majority (but not 100%!) of your manipulation must contain stocks from the given choices. You may find some textures or other little odds and ends to use. Also, you do not need to use a piece from each category listed below (but you can use more than one from the same category if you'd like). All stock/textures you are using outside of the bank must be legit.
Make sure you read each stock artists' rules! This is a must. Also, always give proper credit and notify of usage. Please remember to do this, or the entry will not be accepted.
There will be 3 different categories: beginner, intermediate, and advanced (when submitting your entry or entries via note,
CONTEST: Warriors! - EXTENSION!The ContestCONTEST: Warriors! - EXTENSION!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Badass, butt-kicking, name-taking, blood-spitting, not-down-backing MALE AND FEMALE warriors and fighters.
Dynamic action poses are preferred, but I will accept more mellow images as long as the WARRIOR aspect is portrayed accurately and interestingly.
There are four subcategories, by popular demand each comes with a selection of 7 fitting stock photos to choose from
BUT you are allowed to pick your own reference from my whole gallery.
The "Warriors" folder is newly organized by type of weapon used to help navigation.
Please scroll down to see the categories, example stock photos, contest entries + the full set of rules as well as prizes available.
1. Masters of the Blade
Warriors that use conventional weapons such as swords, axes, knives, daggers, etc - spears and staves are also allowed. This is the "every other weapon" category (it just didn't sound quite as cool with "masters of every other weapon")
Door to Another World Contest ( CLOSED )new contest the theme most voted :Door to Another World Contest ( CLOSED )2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Door to another World
The contest begins today 2 / November
and ends day 7 / December
will be 21 winners
3 Chosen by Judges 1 Chosen by Members3 Honorable Mentions in both categories [advanced, intermediate and beginner]
and do not forget, if you donate prize, has to be the same for the three categories (advanced,intermediate,beginner)
(advanced, intermediate, beginner)
Feature in :iconthe-imaginarium:500 from :iconwesley-souza:333 from :iconaeirmid:
50 from :iconwhendell:100 from :icondreamswomanne manipul
Texture Your World ContestTell us the story of your world in textures!Texture Your World Contest2 years ago in Art Features More Like This
We are surrounded 24 hours a day by objects that have texture, they may be smooth or bobbly, old or new, bold, bright, shiny or dull. You might see a texture every day and never notice it until you start looking. Do you sit at a desk that's textured, or pass an interesting tree on the way to work or school?
We want you, in the form of a triptych (thats 3 images forming a larger image see example here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triptych ) to tell us the story of your textured world. Each individual texture should stand on its own, both as a useful resource and as a cohesive part of the whole story. What story you tell through your texture triptych is up to you - but they must be textures that tell a story of your world in some way.
There are 3 categories for this contest, each of which you can submit to twice.
These are textures created digitally by
The Outsider - Contest winners FAQS - Website - Commissions OPEN - Blog Index - Shadowness - Tutorials - Thumblr - My Daily Deviations - Resources RULES - Dark Portafolio - InstagramThe Outsider - Contest winners2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
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Creatures of the Night Stock and Resources Contest"Ware those who leave the safety of the fireside after the midnight hour on Old Hallows Eve; lest the dead steal your soul and your body be turned into a creature of the night!Creatures of the Night Stock and Resources Contest3 years ago in Art Features More Like This
Would you turn towards the waning moon or turn away?
Witch, or Witch Hunter, Demon or Demon Hunter... undead, ghost, vampire or werewolf?
Create your creature of the night as stock for your fellow artists to turn into Halloween themed art! Go to town with makeup and props and strike a zombie pose!
We are looking for some really outstanding "creatures of the night" stock, it doesn't matter if you are a zombie or a ghost, or a demon hunter - but we want you to push the boat out and be as different and as original as you can manage!
Digital work: i
ONE WEEK REMINDER: The Illuminated World ContestStock & ResourcesONE WEEK REMINDER: The Illuminated World Contest8 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Imagine a world where the soft glow of the magnolia blossoms illuminates the sidewalk. The reaching branches of the tree cast their light over the street, reflected in the gathering puddles of a spring rain. A garden nearby is a riot of colors against the deep shadows of the night. The harsh artificial street lights that we know today are gone. What would your world look like? Is it a world where the need for fossil fuel has been eliminated, or have the scientists bio-engineered the earth into a beautiful apocalypse?
The idea of bio-luminescent plant illumination is a real project in progress by three scientists in San Francisco, California. These scientists are engineering marine bio-luminous bacterial DNA into plants to make them glow. You can read more about their project here: Glowing Plants: Street Lig
Pirate Contest Ends 2/28 at Midnight! Enter Quick! Just a reminder guys - February is a short month! There are now only 10 days left to get your entries in!!!Pirate Contest Ends 2/28 at Midnight! Enter Quick!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Sail the Seven Seas Pirate Contest
February 28, 2014
(We want to give everyone extra time due to the holidays!)
1. You must have an pirate theme/character in your entry.
2. Your entry MUST contain one of our pirate themed model stock images from this folder: http://hiddenyume-stock.deviantart.com/gallery/6211760 (More are to come) as a CENTRAL figure in the entry. Note: any visual media is welcome. I.E. you may use our model stock as a reference. Your entry does NOT have to be a photomanip. Paintings/drawings/etc are also definitely welcome!
3. Your entry MUST be new created for this contest.
4. You may enter up to 2 entries. (Only 1 entry can win!)
5. You must link back to this contest in the description of the entry.
6. You MUST notify us in a NOTE titled "Seven Seas Contest entry."
7. You must properly credit any and all stock
'Dark Winter Tale' contest (closed)Hey guys!'Dark Winter Tale' contest (closed)6 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Not long ago I had my first contest - it was very successful and now I decided to start another one (:
The cold season is around the corner so I thought a winter theme would be nice
The theme is:
DARK WINTER TALE
Halloween Contest!!!! Prizes update + Folder fixedHi guys,Halloween Contest!!!! Prizes update + Folder fixed2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I'm a bit late, but here it is. This years annual Halloween Contest.
HALLOWEEN!!!!! need I say more?
17 October 2013 - 16 November 2013
Only Photo Manipulations are allowed
It's only a photo manipulation if you use 2 or more different stocks
You must one at least 1 of the stocks in this folder http://mippieart.deviantart.com/gallery/46336708
All stock must be properly credited (direct link to the stock item included)
Your entry must be relevant to the theme
Submit here (I fixed it, you should be able to submit now. If you have any troubles, please note me)
The Creative Inspiration Contest [closed]The Creative Inspiration Contest [closed]1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
12.1.2014: Contest is now closed
Thank you for all the wonderful entries!!!
11.1.2014: Only today left! Get your entries in!
Edit 24.11.13: Updated prizes + put the date in proper format; updated rules - one line added:
"Entries that keep too closely to the inspirational source (i.e. the ones that basically copy the image by just switching the stock) will be rejected."
I have decided to wait a little longer before adding any judges so you are not limited by maybe wanting to avoid certain people as inspirational sources
Edit 4.12.13: Please, please, please, read the rules before you start!
I hate to decline work on the grounds of formalities (especially when I can see you put a lot of effort
in your work) - this includes the DO NOT COPY part!
Edit 14.12.13: Updated prizes
When we browse dA, we constantly get ins
Photomanipulation Tournament 2014Something awesome this way comes!!!!Photomanipulation Tournament 20141 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
We are excited to introduce our newest photomanipulation challenge to the community. This is a series of battles to determine who can out-manipulate the other teams. This is a super long journal, but please take a minute at least to skim it and find out what this exciting challenge is all about. If you want to register, there are instructions at the bottom.
We are seeking prizes! If you are able to help, please leave a comment on this journal or contact Aeirmid.
What is a manip-off?
The manip-off is a series of "battles" in which rival teams/individuals challenge one another to reach beyond their photomanipulation skills and create something awesome. It's a battle to the death, and only one person or team will emerge victorious. We are looking for photomanip "champions," so there are three "rounds" of manipulations plus a championship round to choose a winner.
Photomanipulation Contest: Rebirth and RenewalWelcome to the latest community competition for Photomanipulation!Photomanipulation Contest: Rebirth and Renewal2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This is the official kick-off blog for the latest, greatest EXTREME PHOTOMANIPULATION CONTEST here on dA! The contest is backed by communityrelations with HUGE prizes and hosted by CRPhotomanipulation. This journal describes the rules for the contest. Please read it carefully.
What we mean by "Extreme" photomanipulation
You should reach beyond your comfort zone and create a deviation that is bold, unique, and better than you thought you could create. Try something new. Break the mold. You've got this!
We have HUGE prizes. So, we are expecting HUGE results.
Theme: Rebirth and Renewal
Our theme, Rebirth and Renewal, was suggested by administrators of CRPhotomanipulation. You are hereby challenged to create a photomanipulation that shows rebirth and/or renewal. For example, it could sh
Contest: Depth and Perspective! - ClosedLast update: 4/24/22 - DATE EXTENDED to the 1st of May do to the request of multiple people.Contest: Depth and Perspective! - Closed2 months ago in Personal More Like This
In this contest your goal is to create a photo manipulation, or mixed media piece that focuses on creating an interesting depth of field and perspective!
That is your main goal! Pieces will be judged on overall concept and technique, but the use of depth and perspective will be that main focus! Meaning adding a few blurred out branches in the foreground might not cut it!
depth of field
the distance between the nearest and the furthest objects that give an image judged to be in focus in a camera.
the art of drawing solid objects on a two-dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point.
- Must be crea
Photomanipulation Contest - MythologyBased on the results of a previous poll, the popular choice for the contest theme is Mythology.Photomanipulation Contest - Mythology2 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
"Mythology can refer either to the collected myths of a group of people—their body of stories which they tell to explain nature, history, and customs—or to the study of such myths. As a collection of such stories, mythology is an important feature of every culture."
For this contest, you are invited to create an entry based around your favorite god, goddess, mythological creature, etc. However, you are encouraged to break out of the box a bit and work around a myth you are not familiar with, or one that is lesser known.
Here is a great list of different mythologies around the world: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mythologies (keep in mind: you are not limited to this list - it is just a guideline)
Run time: March 12 - June 15 (11:59pm EST)
The entry must be NEW for this contest (no ol
New Contest: 'A Candle in the Darkness'image from depositphotos.comNew Contest: 'A Candle in the Darkness'11 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Introducing a new written and visual art competition . . .
The members and administrators of mental-health are pleased to announce our first contest:
A Candle in the Darkness
This contest is open to everyone on DeviantArt. The focus of the contest is on things that help us overcome difficulties or dark times, and anyone can participate. What is your candle in the darkness? What helps you pull through?
Our group is about promoting wellness at the mental, physical, and spiritual level for all people. While we do have articles and features about mental health specifically, other articles focus on coping with stress, being true to yourself, overcoming obstacles, dealing with others' negativity, and other empowering topics. Our tagline is, "Awareness and Empowerment," and we aim to help diffuse stigma through education. You do not have to have a mental illness to p
'The Unseen Stock' to art contestHey people! I'm starting my first little contest'The Unseen Stock' to art contest9 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This is some kind of a test, if you like it and there are many entries I will probably do a contest
like this more often, maybe every two months or so.
Here are the simple rules:
you must use at least 2 resources from my gallery
you must use at least 1 resource from every of these 4 last Unseen stock features:
(this makes a total of 6 required stocks)
the pictures you chose from the features and my gallery must be clearly visible in your work
you can use
Contest!! - The Beast WithinHello everybody !! I've been mulling over making a contest or a while now. The theme of the contest in particular was an extremely hard choice. But today I present you the result of my months long brainstormingContest!! - The Beast Within6 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Theme: The Beast Within
Have you ever wondered about hidden parts of your inner self? Have you ever wondered what kind of primitive traits each of us harbours or suppresses? What kind of animal instinct makes us act this or that way? What animal would we embody? These pieces of the unconscious are part of everyone, from saints to jerks. Moreover, the animal metaphor has found its way through ages up to present day. Its persistence only proves its viability.
What I propose here is to create an artwork featuring an anthropomorphous character - a character that would reflect your (or of a person you are familiar with) inner beast essence. What kind of setting? It's up to you. You can show a moment of tr
My New Contest - theme: Angels!Hello!My New Contest - theme: Angels!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am very happy to give this news to you! You all know that I love angels!
I like to play with my imagination and create arts that are full of emotion and feelings ...
Leaving those who see the message that I wish to spend.
Now ... came time for you!
Thanks to my dear friends who donate points... today will be ushering in another contest.
I want to share this news and let the rules:
Begins today and runs until 31.10.2013!
Only an art per person will be accepted.
The art must be new, not accepted arts that were made before, have to be made especially for this contest.
The art should be: photomanipulation only!
Wings are fundamental, of course!
Only arts with due credit to owners of stocks you used to create your art!
It can be any theme: Da
Contest reminder: 'When Darkness Falls'Darkness falls across the land . . .Contest reminder: 'When Darkness Falls'3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The midnight hour is close at hand . . .
Creatures crawl in search of blood . . .
To terrorize your neighborhood!
- Michael Jackson, Thriller
You decide what happens when darkness falls!
Is it macabre? Is it fantasy? Is it emotional?
It is up to you.
Welcome to our 2012 Photomanipulation Contest, "When Darkness Falls."
This contest is being held by Aeirmid and The-Sacred-Space.
We are grateful to Community Relations for backing this contest.
Any photomanipulator can join, and all are welcome.
Your task is to complete the sentence:
When darkness falls, _____
using a photomanipulation!
[In other words: Show us what happens when Darkness falls!]
You can interpret the sentence to mean anything you want.
It doesn't have to be dark or horror/macabre,
but it must be very clear that
kuschelirmel's Stock Use Contest CLOSEDhosted by kuschelirmel-stockkuschelirmel's Stock Use Contest CLOSED7 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
I haven't had a contest in a while and, well, it's simply time to have one again However, due to my personal time constraints it's not one with lots of judges, instead the only judge will be me.
Thank you all for your entries!
There were a whooping 56 entries making it real difficult to
choose the winners, so please give me a few days
And the Winners are...
Stock Use Co
Devious Journal Entry¨¨¨¨¨°ºOOº°¨¨¨¨¨¨¨°ºOOº°¨¨¨¨¨¨Devious Journal Entry2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Note me when you've used my
stock so I can see the result of your work.
always credit me here on DA with an icon
or link, and the name clearly visible mizzd-stock
You are free to use any art work using
my stock commercially, and display the
art work off DA too (afterall it's your art!)
- but I'd like to know if it's in magazines, or
anything printed and covers of any sort though,
and where I can buy a specimen)
You are not allowed to use my stock as is
(without altering it into a new work of art) in any
Do NOT redistribute my stock anywhere for
others to download! Neither for free nor for sale!!
You are free to display the works
outside DA, all I ever ask is to be