Glass Heroes vs. Villains Contest
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Glass Battle Villains by symonxThe DeviantArt community has spoken in the Glass Heroes vs. Villains Community Battle, and you’ve chosen to side with our heroes! Check out the winning side’s characters and browse all the other entries.
Watch Trailer

Create an original character

for M. Night Shyamalan's Glass and set the course for the future of the world!

What would you do to save the world, or possibly destroy it all?

M. Night Shyamalan's Glass film takes this question to the extreme. Whether you're on the side of David Dunn, the Beast, or Mr. Glass, it's very likely that heroes live among us, but how we let the world know of their existence—and whether their existence will save or destroy the world—is entirely up to you.

For this contest, you're invited to create an entirely new character in the Glass story arc. Be inspired by events in the film, as well as whatever your imagination may have in mind. Whether they're a hero or a villain, don't forget to give your character a convincing backstory that makes their journey even more interesting.

Two (2) First Place and six (6) Second Place winners will be chosen by M. Night Shyamalan himself. Winning entries will then take part in a community battle, pitting heroes against villains on DeviantArt to determine who will reign supreme.

Prizing

1 stplaceHero

  • $3,000 USD
  • David Dunn's Replica Green Poncho
  • Glass Wireless Computer Mouse
  • Glass Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital Combo Pack
  • Kevin Wendell Crumb Inspired Toothbrushes (Pack of 4)
  • Signed Glass Poster by M. Night Shyamalan and Alex Ross
  • Secret Society Tattoo
  • One Year Core Membership
  • 2,000 DeviantArt Points

2ndplaceHeroes

  • $1,000 USD
  • Glass Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital Combo Pack
  • Kevin Wendell Crumb Inspired Toothbrushes (Pack of 4)
  • Secret Society Tattoo
  • 6-month Core Membership
  • 2,000 DeviantArt Points

1stplaceVillain

  • $3,000 USD
  • David Dunn's Replica Green Poncho
  • Glass Wireless Computer Mouse
  • Glass Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital Combo Pack
  • Kevin Wendell Crumb Inspired Toothbrushes (Pack of 4)
  • Signed Glass Poster by M. Night Shyamalan and Alex Ross
  • Secret Society Tattoo
  • One Year Core Membership
  • 2,000 DeviantArt Points

2ndplaceVillains

  • $1,000 USD
  • Glass Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital Combo Pack
  • Kevin Wendell Crumb Inspired Toothbrushes (Pack of 4)
  • Secret Society Tattoo
  • 6-month Core Membership
  • 2,000 DeviantArt Points

How to Enter

  • Watch the trailer and download the assets from the film to learn more about Glass.

  • Create an original hero or villain character within the world of Glass.

  • Include a brief description of the hero or villain backstory explaining the original character.

  • Submit your artwork to the contest using the button below.

Contest Closed

Rules

The Glass Heroes vs. Villains Contest begins at 12:00:00 PM (PT - Los Angeles Time) on March 19, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (PT - Los Angeles Time) on April 8, 2019 (The "Promotion Period").

  • Entrant must be at least thirteen (13) years old as of March 19, 2019 to be eligible to enter the Contest.
  • Entrant must submit a completed entry of an original artwork that illustrates an original character as a hero or villain within the world of the Glass movie.
  • ARV of all prizing is $13,090.00 USD.

Judging

The eight winners will be chosen by Glass Director M. Night Shyamalan, along with an independent judge not affiliated with DeviantArt, on or about April 16, 2019. The judge will use the following criteria in whatever degree the judges believe appropriate:

  • Depiction of original characters within the world of Glass in the Work as a hero or villain;
  • Quality of the brief narrative description of the hero or villain backstory within the word of Glass, as depicted in the Work;
  • Success in portraying the Contest Theme; and
  • Originality and Artistic Skill.

Please read the Official Rules for more details about judging.




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zacharyknox222's avatar
zacharyknox222Hobbyist Artist
Heroes
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johnnybro2883Student Filmographer
heroes
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3PointAdoptsNew Deviant
Villians!
Genemesis's avatar
GenemesisHobbyist General Artist
villains!
Sheliushi's avatar
SheliushiHobbyist Digital Artist
villains!
25ederri's avatar
25ederriStudent Artist
heroes!
rables's avatar
rablesHobbyist Digital Artist
Villains!
cam6's avatar
cam6Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heroes!
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ZygyswiHobbyist General Artist
Heroes
40ka's avatar
40kaStudent Digital Artist
 villains
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ricekrispieszHobbyist General Artist
I missed this one :d
But I vote villains!
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ZygyswiHobbyist General Artist
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InsaneBoudjema1829Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nevermind i chose be a heros
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CryingStar97Hobbyist Digital Artist
so bad , i missed this one
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ChokoGrimmHobbyist General Artist
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3dcgxProfessional Digital Artist
My hero or villain would probably be someone who is between evil and good someone who keeps balance of life.  I would love to render and create such character but I found out about this contest too late.  Congratd to the winners/
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spock2001Student Writer

I'd want too to create my Glass persona, but my art skills are too basic, but not my textual imagination, like yours.

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spock2001Student Writer

My Glass OC, from the Hero faction, made textually.

Real Name: Manuel Vargas

Alias/es: Ojo de Lince (Lynx Eye)

Nacionality: Argentinian

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Powers and Abilities: Taekwondo mastery, eye-spotting and drug power manifestation (weed to fix things by sheer mind and will, cocaine to destroy by sheer strength, LSD to camouflage and change the area's colors, heroine to create illusions, etc).

Personality: Calm, albeit timid, frustrated, pressed, remorseful but willingly perseverant to solve things that cannot be solved in the past.

Information: He has a calm, yet undecisive behavior, he can be startled off by ironic or acting trivialities which cause him to get infuriated. Also, in case of broken or lost things, he, without wanting to obsess himself, hopes to get his things returned, but when he does not recover them successfully, he displays thoughts of wanting to fix things in the past, also related to his familiars.

One of the most known habits of Manuel, is of pretending to use a drug depending on the mood he is on; when he acts relaxed, he pretends to smoke weed, when he goes enraged, he pretends to inhale cocaine until reaching the part of faking a angry shout after it, and there are many examples he sometimes does, but not to think himself of a drug addict, indeed.

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TheSurfingWaffleAHHobbyist General Artist
Crap I missed it :/
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spock2001Student Writer

We feel for it, because of our lack of advanced art.

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TheSurfingWaffleAHHobbyist General Artist
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spock2001Student Writer

I mean that you and me, aren't much skilled in art, but you can create it via imagination, but that's the crude reality of this site: feeling like a basic artist, not knowing what would be your main artistic interest, and not participating in a contest.

But let's ignore it, we know that some events we've watched have ended upon past weeks. We know that we regret ourselves of not doing a great task to an event that will not come back again, but we cannot give ourselves up, we have to keep moving forward, demonstrate to the site on how to be an artist even if our belated attempts of joining your textual imagination in a event end up in vain. Nobody dislikes nor downtalks us, it's just our imagination or creativity that has its flaws, but we could change, for our own good.

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