Contest: Couples and Duos
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Many things in life come in pairs! So why not hold a contest around this theme?

In other words: this contest is all about the Couples & Duos.


Contest Stamp by Cataclysm-X



--------- .: General Rules :. ---------

:bulletblack: This contest is open to all kinds of media! Everything from Literature, Artisan Crafts and Photography to Traditional and Digital Art is more than welcome.

:bulletblack: Entry has to be specifically made for this contest.

:bulletblack: You can join with up to 3 entries.

:bulletblack: Judges and donors are also more than welcome to join.

:bulletblack: The more original your ideas are, the bigger the chances will be to win!

:bulletblack: You can submit your entries by sending a note to me (Cataclysm-X) with subject title CONTEST ENTRY and a link or thumbnail to your work.

:bulletblack: Please link back to this news article or to my stamp in the description of your contest entry! Thanks! :heart:




--------- .: Rules about Joining :. ---------

Here is a list of ideas you could think of when you create something. If you come up with something else, feel free to share!


What kind of things can I submit?

:bulletgreen: A set of two similar things considered as a unit
- pair of shoes
- pair of gloves
- pair of glasses
- pair of eyes
- pair of hands...


:bulletgreen: Two persons, animals, items or happenings that are related somehow
- father & mother
- teacher & student
- lion & lioness
- salt & pepper
- life & death
- 2 hearts
- water & fire
- pencil & eraser...


:bulletgreen: Famous Duos
- Sam & Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
- House & Cuddy (House MD)
- Peter & Sylar (Heroes)
- Dean & Castiel (Supernatural)
- Simon & Garfunkel
- SpongeBob & Patrick
- Fry & Laurie
- R2-D2 & C-3PO (Star Wars)
- Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
- Batman & Robin
- L & Light (Death Note)
- Kirk & Spock...


The sky's the limit!


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What kind of things can I not submit?

:bulletred: 2 things that have absolutely nothing in common. They must be connected in some way!

:bulletred: Gore, Blood, Horror related subjects.

:bulletred: Artworks which contain more or less than 2 people, animals, things won't be able to participate!




--------- .: Date :. ---------

The contest will start on:
:star: Wednesday July 1st 2009

till
:star:Wednesday August 19th 2009 at 12pm (GMT).

Meaning you will have exactly 7 weeks to finish your entries!




--------- .: Judges :. ---------

I'm expecting a lot entries so I asked some of my friends if they wanted to help me judge your art. I know: many judges. But it's going to be a tough choice picking our favourites!
May I introduce the awesome judges of this contest:

:icon2dazed::iconangeleslaveau::iconaunjuli::iconathenatt::iconcrimefish::iconcsnyder::iconemmil::icongabriellebrickey:
:iconhellobaby::iconjurgendoe::iconrtyson::iconsakimichan::iconsander-seto::iconscarletwave::icon2753productions::iconeychanchan:


And of course yours truly:
:iconcataclysm-x:




--------- .: Prizes & Donations :. ---------


:winner: 1st place :winner:

- 1 year subscription - CR team of deviantART
- 3 month subscription - BaB-Jane
- 3 month subscription - scarletwave

- 2 prints of any image in Cataclysm-X's gallery (signed and personalized) - Cataclysm-X
- 1 print (Matte, not up to $15.49) of their choice from BaB-Jane's dA store - BaB-Jane
- 1 mug ($10.95 11 oz White Mug) of their choice from BaB-Jane's dA store - BaB-Jane
- 1 8x10 print of any image in angelles' gallery (signed and personalized) - AngelesLaVeau
- 1 piece of jewelry from angelles' new jewelry collection, "Spangle" - AngelesLaVeau

- free digital speedpaint - aunjuli
- celeb drawing request/dedication - GabrielleBrickey
- dedicated photo - meyrembulucek
- 1 customize stamp - BaB-Jane
- free request - EatToast
- custom made stamp - 2dazed
- fractal gift art - 2dazed
- 8 x 10 drawing of a subject of your choice - AthenaTT
- free request - Pandemoniumswings

- 1 month journal feature - BaB-Jane
- 1 month feature - RTyson
- 1 month feature - emmil
- 1 month feature - Cataclysm-X
- 1 month feature - AthenaTT
- journal feature - aunjuli
- journal feature - 2dazed
- feature - CSnyder
- feature - meyrembulucek
- feature - Pandemoniumswings
- 2 week feature - GabrielleBrickey
- 1 month feature - Hellobaby
- 1 month journal feature - AngelesLaVeau


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:winner: 2nd place :winner:

- 3 month subscription - Cataclysm-X
- 1 month subscription - BaB-Jane

- 1 print of any image in Cataclysm-X's gallery (signed and personalized) - Cataclysm-X
- 1 print (Matte, not up to $15.49) OR 1 mug ($10.95 11 oz White Mug) of their choice from BaB-Jane's dA store - BaB-Jane
- 1 8x10 print of any image in angelles' gallery (signed and personalized) - AngelesLaVeau
- 1 piece of jewelry from angelles' new jewelry collection, "Spangle" - AngelesLaVeau

- BW drawing - Hellobaby
- 1 customize stamp - BaB-Jane
- custom made stamp - 2dazed
- fractal gift art - 2dazed

- 1 month journal feature - BaB-Jane
- 1 month feature - RTyson
- 1 month feature - emmil
- 1 month feature - Cataclysm-X
- 1 month feature - AthenaTT
- journal feature - 2dazed
- feature - CSnyder
- 2 week feature - GabrielleBrickey
- 1 month feature - Hellobaby
- feature - meyrembulucek
- feature - Pandemoniumswings
- 1 month journal feature - AngelesLaVeau


:bulletgreen:-----:bulletyellow:-----:bulletorange:-----:bulletred:-----:bulletpink:-----:bulletpurple:-----:bulletblue:-----:bulletgreen:-----:bulletyellow:-----:bulletorange:-----:bulletred:-----:bulletpink:-----:bulletpurple:-----:bulletblue:


:winner: 3rd place :winner:

- 3 month subscription - Cataclysm-X

- 1 mug ($10.95 11 oz White Mug) of their choice from my dA store - BaB-Jane
- 3 small prints of any image in Cataclysm-X's gallery (signed and personalized) - Cataclysm-X
- 1 8x10 print of any image in angelles' gallery (signed and personalized) - AngelesLaVeau
- 1 piece of jewelry from angelles' new jewelry collection, "Spangle" - AngelesLaVeau

- 1 customize stamp - BaB-Jane
- custom made stamp - 2dazed
- fractal gift art - 2dazed

- 1 month journal feature - BaB-Jane
- 1 month feature - RTyson
- 1 month feature - emmil
- 1 month feature - Cataclysm-X
- 1 month feature - AthenaTT
- feature - CSnyder
- 2 week feature - GabrielleBrickey
- 1 month feature - Hellobaby
- feature - meyrembulucek
- feature - Pandemoniumswings
- journal feature - 2dazed
- 1 month journal feature - AngelesLaVeau


:bulletgreen:-----:bulletyellow:-----:bulletorange:-----:bulletred:-----:bulletpink:-----:bulletpurple:-----:bulletblue:-----:bulletgreen:-----:bulletyellow:-----:bulletorange:-----:bulletred:-----:bulletpink:-----:bulletpurple:-----:bulletblue:


:rose: Honorable mention :rose:

- 1 postcard ($2.49 Matte Postcard) of their choice from my dA store - BaB-Jane

- 1 month journal feature - BaB-Jane
- 1 month journal feature - Cataclysm-X


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For questions, anything else related to this contest or perhaps if you're willing to donate a prize as well, you can always send me a note!

Alright... good luck everyone!
:iconlovewhiteplz::iconloveblackplz:


~Nicolien / Cataclysm-X
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SaraMartinsBlueHeart's avatar
Does twins count as a duo?
JoyceW-Art's avatar
JoyceW-Art Digital Artist
Does a pair of wings also count as a duo?
ImperiumGraphics's avatar
ImperiumGraphicsStudent General Artist
Oh no's I diddnt get to enter |D maybe next time <3
kpoprules's avatar
forget that last comment...wasn't reading it all...sorry
kpoprules's avatar
may i judge too? or is it too late? :(
privee's avatar
wooooooww really interesting contest! and omgash the prizes!!! oh dammit just saw the deadline... what a shame...
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Sakura-ARTStudent General Artist
I don't know why I am saying this, but I think you are a genius! :icontardnod:
JonnDeww's avatar
where do we get to see all the entries?
seanfhocal's avatar
Is there anywhere I can view all of the entries together?
TheFreeTimeThinker's avatar
Hope they have one of these contests in 24 years when i have a chance at winning.
justmaryy's avatar
justmaryyStudent General Artist
When are the results coming out? I'm very curious ^^
fizzymilkshake's avatar
enitt...i entered as well :D haha
JamesMarsano's avatar
JamesMarsanoProfessional Digital Artist
can i still join the contest? am i too late??
i have one drawing of a couple.

-james
Tyleen's avatar
TyleenProfessional General Artist
i think you only have like 2 hours :/
JamesMarsano's avatar
JamesMarsanoProfessional Digital Artist
no hope then lol. thanks
magnivon's avatar
When is the contest start?
Cataclysm-X's avatar
Cataclysm-XProfessional Traditional Artist
It started on July 1st, and will close tonight! :faint:
magnivon's avatar
I have missed it.:( thank you!
when is the voting start?
De-Sapphire's avatar
When will the result be announced? ^^?
Cataclysm-X's avatar
Cataclysm-XProfessional Traditional Artist
I think it will take a few weeks. I want to make sure everything goes the right way :)
De-Sapphire's avatar
Okies. I'll be waiting patiently then :meow:
Good luck for all the judges :huggle:

:heart: Have a nice day :heart:
xViolinistBAKA's avatar
aggghhhh... Why did I have to learn about this contest so late?! T____T;;; .... I wish I could've joined!
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Cataclysm-XProfessional Traditional Artist
HURRY! :eager: you can do it! :D
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