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Journal Entry: Tue Mar 12, 2013, 6:56 AM

Edit: Added more examples to clarify that subject matter DOES NOT have to be nature related; could be about culture, people's hobbies, lifestyle. Doesn't have to be natural landscapes!(scroll to bottom please)

We won't be strict about the colour of the characters, objects, but the overall picture must give off the impression of the colour you have chosen. In fact, we encourage you to experiment with colours, exploring the depth of toning and lighting using different kinds of colour!

Here are some examples of what kind of artworks we are looking for in terms of colour composition and quality:


YUKI Album cover by sayuko Best Friend by ethe Ancient kingdom by loxsiana untitled by Gopye Pixiv Fantasia NW: Levon's Home by LuluSeason:thumb201031812: Hedgehog's lair =) by mary-petroff


In the night by Ellsat Chase that Butterfly by SakuraKitt Gift for M-I-K-I-I by emperpep banyan tree by mifii After bathing by arsenixc flood . by megatruh


Forever Deep by skyfinder:thumb340861424: Commission for Synchronizing by weewill Polar circles by Yaphleen Spirit of the Forest by yanadhyana cloud by squirnail swans by Gopye Night talk by arsenixc MEMORY by Cushart Ocean Breeze by Jowa Yumei by NuX Play me a serenade of clouds by Kei-Niji Relay by muse33


autumn koi by hibbary Starlight Curtsey by LuluSeason Midday Sun by MinnaSundberg last song by ShuShuhome Girl and Pegasus by RHADS:thumb282144572:

Yellow or Orange

Tiger - Bic Ballpoint Pen by VianaArts Death Lilly by Razor-Sensei Fire... by JURIJ-ZITEK Clubroom by StudioQube TigerLily by Toonikun Chester's World by DigitalOme


The auttum lake by alex-tuan Sv 2013 by Narurinya for a kiss by fylus leaders house sunset by arsenixc:thumb277396399:

Red or Pink

Niraikanai by myhilary Spring Heart by laverinne Heaven's On Fire by MooreD3 Borderline of Morning Glow by iHateBubble-Tea Deer by Yaphleen Madam Butterfly by bluefeathers SV:Miss-Etoile by genki-de:thumb356037330: Tent by pepperin Tsui by naturaljuice Painting girl by h6x6h Fortune of the night GongZhu by LuluSeason about a new place - project by agnes-cecile

Examples regarding subject matter

We'd like to emphasis that our theme doesn't necessarily have to reflect NATURE, but can also anything that exists on our Earth including CULTURE, TECHNOLOGY, HOBBIES, FESTIVALS (including christmas, birthdays, easter, valentines day etc.)

Simply a portrait of a human is fine! (but it's up to you to make it unique)
Here are some examples regarding the subject matter that is allowed, if you are not comfortable with drawing natural landscapes etc:

Seri Seri by kidchan RG10-Magi by terrie923 Silent Oracle by MattDixon prayer by Daenarys:thumb357825643: Commercial illustration by INstockee:thumb361058186: Sunshine special artwork by Naschi Wandering Across A Borrowed Belief by mynameistran .Secret Santa: Under heavens. by Hetiru [Homework] ROSE WALTZ by loxsiana Lepidoptera by PureAZN breath by syh3iua83 Melodic Game by chamooi Fruit by MABLEX Pink motorcycle by Bowkl Dreaming dreamers by Xsaye Legacy II by jonathanvair Pepper Summer by Artgerm Flowers by AkiraYumi Lilly by softmode Monter Cover by m-o-th Witch's painting by Ellsat Original by sloyuna Commission: Hallyu by irisieren 5405 by Virus-AC Happy Halloween 2011 by roosarea library by ddal84 character design 5 by AkiZone

All of these examples (listed in the journal) are acceptable, even in terms of subject matter. Hope this is enough examples.

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sandpaperdaisy Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Professional General Artist
Those are great examples, thank you for taking the time to make such a comprehensive list.
GreyRadian Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
No problem! I'm glad you find it helpful :D
iOSCat Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Is it all right if the creature/human is not necessarily the focal point, but is still included in the picture?
GreyRadian Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Sure! Im sure some of the contest entries in the folder are like that ^_^
tinaaw Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
lovely work
Sundevar Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
This is exciiiiiiiiiiiiiiting! :D
alebrey Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student General Artist
Hi there! I have a silly question about the artbook contest ;A;
In the Rules & Terms section sais that the entry will be disqualified if had "Anything that may suggest fantasy or extraterrestrial backgrounds and landscapes". May some of the examples above suggest fantasy (mostly fantasy landscapes)? Or anything with similar context is allowed? As far as it has a full human in the artwork, can it be any kind of landscape?
Sorry if I don't make any sense :iconsulkplz:
Thank you for you time!:heart:
GreyRadian Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Its ok, i know its quite confusing.
The examples above would are great examples of what you can do in your entry. By 'fantasy' we mean anything that shows of a fantasy nature eg. Green can make up your own landscape thats fine, but it must reflect the actual nature of our earth!

Winged creatures are also allowed (for example that horse one), but cannot be winged humans, humans must remain humans
alebrey Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh! Ok, now I think I understand what you mean!!
So I can make my own landscape as far as it has actual nature of our earth! And I can combine anything of the nature of the earth, right?
Sorry for causing so much trouble and misunderstanding! :iconcryforeverplz:
Thank you so much for the clarification! ;u;:heart:
GreyRadian Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Oops just to avoid further confusion, red skies are allowed given that the piece depicts a sunset or the whole composition is based on the colour red. What I mean is you can't draw a landscape of Mars for example (Mars has red sky during morning and afternoon)
alebrey Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013  Student General Artist
Yes I understand what you mean!
Thank you so much for your time!:hug::heart:
GreyRadian Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yup! So no red skies or anything like that lol XD
MrBoxerBriefs Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
Are those actual entries!? Competition looks pretty dang tough ene
MiwaAkai Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
no theyre examples as outlined. for examples of actual entries we have a few previews in our gallery.
mokitodoki Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
These aren't real entries, don't worry too much. ^u^ I saw some of these on the front page months ago.
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