The Creative Inspiration Contest [closed]
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
Out of the Box - Photomanipulation Contest!Contest InfoOut of the Box - Photomanipulation Contest!2 years 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,
Win a 6-month Premium Membership and moreEDIT: CONTEST IS OVER Give me 2-3 days to choose the winners !Win a 6-month Premium Membership and more2 years ago in Personal More Like This
My second contest starts! It goes from
01.09.13 - 14.12.13
We give away 6 prizes!
1. 6 Month Premium Membership
2. 800 Points
3. 3 month Premium Membership
4. 400 points
5. 200 Points
6. 100 Points
What art is allowed?
Photo manipulation, digital art, digital painting, traditional art and drawings
Which photos can I use?
All from here: Melancholia Stock
All from here: Dragon Stock
All from here: White Dress Stock
What I have to do?<
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
kuschelirmel's Stock Use Contest CLOSEDhosted by kuschelirmel-stockkuschelirmel's Stock Use Contest CLOSED9 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
Fantasy World Contest - CLOSEDnew stock contest the theme most voted :Fantasy World Contest - CLOSED2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
The contest starts today and ends on August 31
and please donate prizes to the winners earn prizes for doing an awesome work
you can donate what you want, for example :
Exclusive stockFeaturePointsLlamaPSD fileand other
and this new contest will have 21 winners
3 winners chosen by judges.
1 winner chosen by popular choice
3 honored mensions
(In both categories, advanced, intermediate, beginner)
then many will have the chance to win
here are the stocks that you have to use
you have to use 3 stocks below in your entry
you can use more than 3 stocks below, and you can use others to do your entry
Fairy Tales contest WINNERSFairy Tales contest WINNERS1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
:iconsupernatural-art: :iconall-artists: :iconhighqualityart: :iconpsychoartistunited:
A fairy tale is a type of short story that typically features European folkloric fantasy characters, such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls,dwarves, giants, witches, mermaids, or gnomes, and usually magic or enchantments. by wiki.
This contest will be very fun! I decided to let you choose a Tale to portray a scene as part of your entry. It can be from any country you like, or books or movies as long as it is real, not invented by you. I leave some awesome sites to take a look for stories. Have fun! Special thanks to sirenabonita for donating most of the points for the contest
Greek mythology is not a fairy tale. They
'Dark Winter Tale' contest (closed)Hey guys!'Dark Winter Tale' contest (closed)8 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
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
CLOSED: Flash Manip Challenge 01 - DreamsThe winners are...CLOSED: Flash Manip Challenge 01 - Dreams10 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
This challenge has ended. Thank you for the entries, and for a successful first run!
The winners will be selected within a couple days.
You've heard of flash mobs, right? Large groups of people that meet in public places and perform in some way for a short amount of time, then disperse and act as if nothing happened, leaving everyone else surprised and confused? I figured I'd try to incorporate something like that into a short challenge.
You will be given a theme. The idea is to quickly piece together a manip based on that theme. Because the time limit to complete it will be short, technical skill will not be heavily judged.
There will be more of these challenges, but they will not be on a set schedule. Like a flash mob, they're meant to surprise you and keep you on your toes.
Single Stock Challenge - Ends in a few days hurry!Hello from the admins of TheArtOfManipulation! It's time for a new Contest and this one is going to be BIG!Single Stock Challenge - Ends in a few days hurry!2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
How it Will Work
For this contest, we are going to make things TOUGH. We will provide you with a list of stockers that you can choose from, however you only get to choose ONE stock artist and you must use all stock from that artist. And to make things even harder, you cannot use any human models, premade backgrounds, PNG cut-outs, or brushes (except the preset ones located in your software already). Also you MUST use a minimum of 3 stock images, there is no maximum
Must be a member of TheArtOfManipulation in order to submit to the contest folder, make sure you read the rules and answer the 3 questions to join the group!
Your entry MUST be a PHOTOMANIPULATION. That means it involves 2 or more (in this case 3 or more
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!2 years 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
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.
Classical Horror Halloween Contest NOW CLOSEDCONTEST NOW CLOSED, GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED WE WILL BEGIN JUDGING IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS!Classical Horror Halloween Contest NOW CLOSED2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
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!
kings and Queens Contest - CLOSEDplease before making your entry, read all the information in this journal.kings and Queens Contest - CLOSED1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
New contest for members
New contest, I hope everyone had fun making a beautiful manipulation
What you have to do?
The theme will be interactive, you will choose the main details (the place and the characters) in the lists below.
Choose the place for your manipulation:
(choose only 1 place)
Throne Room (have to show the throne) Room of Magical Powers (such as a laboratory or library).Landscape of the kingdom (have to show the architecture of the castle)
Choose the character for your manipulation:
(choose only 1 cha
Contest ClosedDefeat the Darkness Contest,Contest Closed1 year ago in Deviant Events More Like This
On our Previous journals we announced that we are running contests throughout the year for our Different Art Fields and Galleries. Our First was our Soul Magic Digital Painting Contest, this is our Second Contest only for Manipulations and Mixed Media Work, no other fields will be accepted for this contest.
Lets get Started with our
MANIPULATIONS-MIXED MEDIA CONTEST.
The THEME of this CONTEST is DEFEAT THE DARKNESS (Inspired from the work of Carlos-Quevedo http://carlos-quevedo.deviantart.com/ your piece Must be of a Warrior... Present or Past or Celestial..... Please see below for examples)
Particpate & Create and most important have fun
Amazing Examples --
All examples I feel fit the Contest theme-showing what sort of work we are looking for in the contest.
'The Unseen Stock' to art contestHey people! I'm starting my first little contest'The Unseen Stock' to art contest1 year 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: 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")
Manip Challenges #001If you've been on dA for a while, you may remember the manip challenges I used to run. The original manip challenges were chat based 2 hour challenges, but as I don't have that kind of time any more (the event would be all day long, with 3 to 5 challenges in succession), I decided to adapt them to be two weeks long and not in a chatroom instead.Manip Challenges #0013 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
Wow! What a response! We're through the first week (still one to go!) of the challenge and already there are over 20 entries! Thank you so much for making this site & this group fun
You are given 8 stock images (see below) of which you have to use at least TWO in a way that we don't have to go hunting for them with a looking glass.You can use additional stock, but I ask you not to use premades - this is a challenge for your skills, not for someone else's.Your entry has to be a photomanipulation or a digital mixed media piece with a good deal of photomanipulation in it.Pl
New Contest!!!! The Crawling Dark WingsHi guys!!!New Contest!!!! The Crawling Dark Wings2 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
It's finally here! Our very first contest. I know it took a while, but we really wanted to come up with an awesome theme!
The Crawling Dark Wings
It sounds a lot more complicated than it actually is. What the title tells you is that your artwork must consist of an arachnid and dark wings. It doesn't necessarily mean you have to use black wings an a spider. I would like to somewhere see a human type of arachnid with weird creepy wings. Be open minded, think further than your noses!!!
13 July 2013 - 10 August 2013
Contest will close at midnight GMT +2
Everything is about... Challenge. Extended!Explaining, the base of your theme is Everything is about, but is not a complete theme, before working on your art, chose finish the theme. Like those games of complete stories, but you'll complete the theme.Everything is about... Challenge. Extended!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Every thing is about love. So you'll do an art symbolizing this theme in a world, a scene or anything that's transmit that message.
Every thing is about butterflies, horses, carpets, flying around the world.
You finish the theme and represent it the way you like.
Challenge runs by today (20 April) until 20 May. Totaling 30 days. Deadline is now Jun 20. But, when it's close to the deadline you can ask for more time for finish your work.
Submit to Contest Folder.
State you creating your piece for this challenge.
Make a link for this journal.
Up to 3 entries for person. Different themes!
25 points given by peroline
Feature at group's homepage
Journal Feature at @TeamDra
Christmas Winterworld Contest- Closed Christmas is comming and within the mood of silence, wonderful winter weather -hopefully with snow, but sun- a pot of chocolate or warm wine -in Germany we have fantastic Glühwein-, you spend wonderful hours with your family and your friends. Maybe you live in a region where it is warm and sunny with palmtrees, but you have also it decorated for Christmas with your Christmasdecoration.Christmas Winterworld Contest- Closed2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Show us your imagination of a Christmas winterworld. It can include a snowy white winterworld, it can also show Christmas under palmtrees. You are free to show it in your way, it´s not necessary to include a Santa or something.
You are given 15 Stocks below, from every of us 5 stocks. Your work has to include min. 1 of each of us. From stockpacks you are allowed to take only one. You are free to use more than one stock from each of us. The size must so, that we can see it without a loupe and we reserve the right to decl
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 Within8 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
CLOSED - Photomanipulation Contest - MythologyUPDATE: Hi, everyone. Sorry for the silence. Things have been hectic this past week. I was hoping to have the winners announced by now, but I haven't had a lot of time online, and I won't have more until the middle of next week. The announcement will not be any later than next Wednesday, that I can promise.CLOSED - Photomanipulation Contest - Mythology4 months ago in Deviant Events More Like This
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Based on the results of a previous poll, the popular choice for the contest theme is Mythology.
"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 i
Metal song - Contest WINNERS DONATIONS HERE http://starscoldnight.deviantart.com/ POOL RIGHT TOP.Metal song - Contest WINNERS3 years ago in Deviant Events More Like This
You will get a feature and submission request at HighQualityArt + a llama from me.
Everything is welcome from comissions, features, llamas,etc! And the most important part is the POINTS donations that can be done here http://starscoldnight.deviantart.com/ in pool top right! Just note me with your donation!
from April 1st to June 1st
Acording to the timezone of Paraguay,Asuncion.
WINNERS by categorie!