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Hello Castle Folk...
We're doing something different this month, delving into our feelings and illustrating a sadness, pain or emotional injury. This is a sphere that can include many things. For example, for me it's chronic migraine pain. I imagine this challenge will grab a LOT of artists willing to "go there" OR, we'll here crickets. If this is not your "thing" I encourage you to visit our sister group, for the likely more lighthearted new challenge "Redheads Delight." Here are the details:
Your work MUST feature at least ONE model or animal
You MUST describe in the note what exactly your sadness is about (don't leave it for us to guess) If this is missing, we MAY accept the piece for the challenge but
it won't be considered for prizes.
For a challenge like this one, think outside of the box, seek out a way to show your sadness. It needn't be terribly literal. Surreal is good way to go.
Send us your best work
Artwork must be a new image and multiple submissions acceptable
Media is WIDE OPEN, options for type of media include collage, traditional media, digital.
Challenge ends on June 5 2017 at midnight PST (the clock on the home page never seems to work to show that it's not due by noon )
You MUST include our group icon and the challenge theme in your description, while we MAY accept the piece, it will not be considered for prizes.
Proper credit to your stock providers must be given. If the stock is your own, please comment in the artist description that personal stock has been used to avoid confusion.
Examples of helpful stock
Examples of concept:
Prizes Donated so Far:
Exclusive packs for the first three (3) winners from
We are still searching for more exclusive prizes. PLEASE let us know if you're a provider who'd like to help us.
Points donated by
(or any other points providers willing to help out
Features by: who is affiliated with a number of groups, so LOTS of exposure
General instructions for submission can be found here:
General Rules for Submissions and Challenge Entries
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I'm so sorry this piece wasn't added to the group for the challenge. I missed it, not realizing it was in my "responses" area rather than sent in as a submission. Please don't let me goof discourage you from playing again.
Did you go to the Challenge Folder/Subfolder on the left hand side (the small folder?) If not, go there, open it and scroll down to the current challenge. For now though, I'll send you a request for your piece.
Yes, it's gotten tricky. Open the folder that says, "Challenge Folder for Subfolders" the left hand side one not the big one. Scroll down till you see the folder. I wish I were more tech savvy so I could figure out a better way for submissions, sadly I'm not.