So I herd u liek progress? A Fan Art Contest
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:iconmudkiplaplz: So I herd u liek progress? :iconmudkiplaplz:



The idea behind this contest is to help Fan Artists realize how much progress they've made through the years.  Basically, you'll be able to show deviantART's Community a comparison between one of your old pieces, and a remake or reinterpretation of said piece, and at the same time get the chance to win awesome prizes!


:iconmudkiplaplz: What do you have to do?



First thing is to find an old Fan Art you've created. It has to be at least 6 months old. Choose something that you think could use some revamping. It can be something you have uploaded to deviantART, but if it's not, you can upload it to your scraps or the Fan Art Gallery Category you think suits it the best.

The next step is to analyse the piece.  How would you execute it today?  What changes would you make?  You can recreate or reinterpret it as you wish, as long as the original concept is kept intact.

Once you're finished, submit it to Contests > 2011 > So I Herd U Liek Progress.

Once all the entries have been judged, a news article will be published with the winners and features of all the entries.


:iconmudkiplaplz: Media:



• Visual art:

o Digital art
o Traditional art
o Photography > Cosplay
o 3D
o Artisan crafts
o Sculpture
o Animation (Flash and Gif format only)
o Cartoons & Comics
o Manga & Anime
o Vector
o Vexel

• Literature: Fan Fiction. Maximum length 3500 words. Poetry & prose accepted.


:iconmudkiplaplz: Rules:



This contest is for Fan Art only. For a good explanation on deviantART's definition of Fan Art, let me quote the wonderful rydi1689, former Fan Art Gallery Moderator: "Our definition of fan art is something that is based on a character, a world, or a story created and copyrighted to someone else. Real people, regardless of how famous they are, can't be copyrighted and therefore it is not considered Fan Art. Real people, places and/or stories that do not have copyright themselves but appear in copyrighted books are still not considered Fan Art. "
Your entry must be a revamp or reinterpretation of your own work. Collaborations aren't allowed.
• You need to provide the thumbnail to the older version of your entry in the Artist's Comments. Don't know how to use thumbnail codes? Check FAQ #511: How do I post thumbnails of my art on the Chat Network or Forums?. For those of you with no Premium Membership, a link will suffice.
• You can enter as many times as you want, but you can only win once. This counts for both the visual and literature categories.
• Your entry must be based on Fan Art made 6 months ago or older.
• All entries must comply with deviantART's Terms of Service and Policy.
• If your entry is a Photomanipulation, please provide links and credit to all resources and stock you've used and make sure you have the proper permission, otherwise it will be disqualified from the contest.
• All entries must be made specifically for this contest. No exceptions.
The contest starts on April 4th 12:00 AM PST and ends on June 4th 11:59 PM PST.


:iconmudkiplaplz: Judges:



Visual:

alexandrasalas
TommyGK
ChewedKandi
annajordanart
omgitsacat
Lyricanna
ArtisnotanAccident
Anoya

Literature:
alexandrasalas
Magic-fan
GwenavhyeurAnastasia
rydi1689


:iconmudkiplaplz: Prizes:*



Visual Art:

• First place: 1 year Premium Membership + deviantWEAR T-shirt + Emoticon Buttons + dA Icon Keychain
• Second place: 6 month Premium Membership + Emoticon Stressballs + dA Icon Keychain
• Third place: 3 month Premium Membership + dA Icon Keychain + Mystery Sticker Pack


Literature:

• First place: 1 year Premium Membership + deviantWEAR T-shirt + Emoticon Buttons + dA Icon Keychain
• Second place: 6 month Premium Membership + Emoticon Stressballs + dA Icon Keychain
• Third place: 3 month Premium Membership + dA Icon Keychain + Mystery Sticker Pack


So what are you waiting for?  Show us your progress! :iconmudkiplaplz:



:iconmudkiplaplz: Submit an entry.
:iconmudkiplaplz: Browse all entries.




*deviantWEAR prizes are subject to availability.
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snowy-huskywolfProfessional General Artist
When are the results for this posted up?
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alexandrasalasProfessional Digital Artist
They were posted a month ago: [link]
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snowy-huskywolfProfessional General Artist
Thank you ^^
icefire-wolf's avatar
Have you guys finished judging yet?
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alexandrasalasProfessional Digital Artist
Yes, the news article announcing the winners was posted on June 26. You can see it here: [link]
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rachel10dadStudent Artist
:iconomgsocuteplz: idk :omg: :lmao:
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olitigerHobbyist Traditional Artist
oh i've been here seven months so i don't think my drawing has inproved that much XD
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alexandrasalasProfessional Digital Artist
It finished on the 4th of June. We're on the judging process at the moment.
GothDragon999's avatar
Okay, thanks for saving me the work.
LeafyguyDS's avatar
LeafyguyDSStudent Digital Artist
It ended on the 4th. It is currently being judged.
GothDragon999's avatar
Okay, thanks for saving me some work. For future reference, its always a good idea to put the ending date in the contest announcement. ;)
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LeafyguyDSStudent Digital Artist
But, the end date IS there, it's in bold print, on the last bullet of the rules.

The contest starts on April 4th 12:00 AM PST and ends on June 4th 11:59 PM PST.

Sorry, and I hope that I'm not coming across as mean. :(

But there's always next time! :lol:
GothDragon999's avatar
Oh, woops, missed that. :stupidme: No, no, it's okay I'm just kind of dead right now.
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SprucieStudent Filmographer
bummer - I still thought this was open till just now! Lucky I didn't go ahead and make an entry ^^;
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Tiny-StrawberryHobbyist Digital Artist
awwwwwwwww it ended D: I was going to participate!
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alexandrasalasProfessional Digital Artist
Aww, that's a shame. :(
guimero64's avatar
guimero64Professional Digital Artist
... waiting! :D
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PonellaToonProfessional General Artist
I'm sorry, but who won? I can't find a new article specifying the winning entries, and I'm wondering if my entry's won.
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alexandrasalasProfessional Digital Artist
We're still in the judging phase. Please be a little patient as the Literature judging will take longer than judging visual entries.
LeafyguyDS's avatar
LeafyguyDSStudent Digital Artist
Nobody, yet. They're judging right now.
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djwagLmuffinProfessional General Artist
Is 6 months the limit or can we go back further than that?
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alexandrasalasProfessional Digital Artist
The contest is already over. It was due the 4th of this month.
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