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Fantasy Resources Contest!!

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 14, 2011, 10:49 PM
:star: This Month's Theme: Fantasy

Core Contest Rules :bulletyellow: Submit Entries Here

Contest Deadline: September 15, 2011 (Thursday @ 11:59pm)

This contest is the first :onfire: of our monthly themed contests for resource providers! Hurrah!! Please read the Core Contest Rules before starting, and remember to stick to our theme of FANTASY.

This is a free resources contest to encourage people to contribute free resources, so please don't submit anything for which you expect to be paid. If you like being helpful and generous, then this is a contest for you!

Everyone can enter up to 5 deviations, which may include all kinds of resources such as fonts, Photoshop brushes, textures, tutorials, 3D models, stock images, video resources, or anything other type of resources found in dA's Resources galleries!



:star: PRIZES!

Three winners will be chosen at the end of this contest to be rewarded for providing free resources to the community! Take a look at what's being offered so far...

:star: Prizes:
    :bulletyellow: 1st Place: 12 months premium membership and 500 devPoints :bulletyellow: 2nd Place: 9 months premium membership and 300 devPoints :bulletyellow: 3rd Place: 6 months premium membership and 200 devPoints
In addition to these prizes, each winner will also receive a dA Tattoo Pack from deviantART:


Prize donations can be offered by sending us a  note Re: Contest Prize Donation. Please state what you want to offer to each winner. You'll be notified of the winners and what you owe them when the winners are announced. We love getting donations of features, exclusive stock packs, points, subscriptions, prints, custom artwork, or anything else you want to offer in order to raise the stakes of our fun!



:star: Introducing Our Guest Judges!

We've rounded up an exciting panel of judges for this contest, and we'd like to thank them all for agreeing to participate in our first monthly contest! Here's who they are and why they were chosen...

:iconchewedkandi: :iconjrcnrd: :icondan-heffer: :iconreaper-x: :iconunicornreality:

ChewedKandi is a vector artist and tutorial author with a genuine love for dA Resources. She's is the founder of AI-Resources and a contributing member of the communityrelations team. She was the inspiration for Vector Resource Fridays last year.

JRCnrd was recently announced as our Resource Artist of the Month for offering some badass tutorials in his gallery. He's also the founder of Tutorial-City and a contributing member of few of dA's coolest tutorial groups.

Dan-Heffer is a recent recipient of a Deviousness Award for being generally awesome. He's a valued provider of free stock images at deviantART and a moderator at StockandResources.

Reaper-X is a Community Volunteer for deviantART and a contributing member of the communityrelations and MN-Volunteers teams. He's also the founder of DACipher, which you should keep an eye on for possible future contests...!

UnicornReality is a plushie artist, an experienced stock image provider, and a former gallery moderator for the Resources & Stock Images gallery. Miss Fee is also the founder of StockandResources, and we love her!!

We :heart: our judges!
Thanks to Each of these deviants for helping!



:star: What Is Fantasy?

All entries should somehow relate to our theme of fantasy. This is a very broad spectrum, since fantasy encompasses the realms of dreams, magic, and fiction. It blends reality with the impossible.

The word "fantasy" conjures lots of really wonderful imagery! We invite you to delve into a world of fantasy to offer these kinds of free resources...
    Wizards, unicorns, dragons, faeries, zombies, mythic backgrounds, love potions, magical symbols, mystical special effects, enchanted books or scrolls, medieval weapons and inventions, monsters of all types, and countless other options!
Here's a list of some things that may help you get inspired...
    Fantasy Movies:
    • Willow (1986)
    • Dragonheart (1996)
    • El Laberinto del fauno (Pan's Labyrinth 2006)
    • Tangled (2010)
    • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
    Fantasy Books:
    • The Lord of the Rings (J. R. R. Tolkien)
    • The Princess Bride (William Goldman)
    • A Song of Ice and Fire (George R. R. Martin)
    • The Sword of Truth (Terry Goodkind)
    • Peter Pan (J. M. Barrie)
    Fantasy Games:
    • Dungeons & Dragons
    • Dragon Age: Origins
    • League of Legends
    • World of Warcraft
    • The Legend of Zelda
What kinds of artists need fantasy resources? Fantasy is a genre that goes with just about all kinds of artistic media from comic books to traditional watercolor paintings to sculptures to character sheet designers for role playing games, and more! Your fantasy resources may be used in ways that could surprise you!



:star: Examples of Fantasy Resources


:star: Useful Links

:bulletyellow: Core Contest Rules - Make sure you read these rules before you enter our contest!

:bulletyellow: Submit Entries Here - You may submit up to 5 entries for this contest by September 15, 2011 (Thursday @ 11:59pm).

:bulletyellow: Poll - Help us choose our next contest theme!



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:iconfreaky208:
freaky208 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Do angels count?
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Georgina-Gibson Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
how do we submit ?
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TehFluffyUnicorn Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi! :D
I'm here on behalf of :iconanothercontestgroup: and :iconacg-pointsdonations: . Your contest has been added to our list of contests around dA. Feel free to note us any other contest you'll hold next, we'll gladly promote it!
See you!
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EveLivesey Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thank you :-)
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CassiopeiaArt Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
AWesome, fantasy resource of som kind, here it comes ;) :iconwoohooplz:
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FantasyStock Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011
ALL kinds!! :D [link]
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CyberDrone Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
Wow! Thanks for the feature!! :D
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FantasyStock Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011
:huggle:
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Shox00 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for put my freebie to the examples ;)
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FantasyStock Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
:hug: Thank YOU for making your elf for people to use! I hope you'll have time to maybe participate in our contest!
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Casperium Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
well pooh, I guess I can't enter seeing as I am wearing a ^.... hmmmm but my :iconmoonchilde-stock: account doesn't have a ^ can I enter that way???lol
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FantasyStock Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011
I don't see why not. :XD:
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Casperium Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
heheheheheh Thanks
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