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Farewell to Winter

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This is my entry for The Festival of Colours contest. 

The Festival of Colours Contest*✧・゚: Best viewed by clicking on the journal :・゚✧*,Every year, as the Winter snow melts away in the warmth of Spring, we're blessed with a whole gamut of colours. It's a time when people in various parts of world celebrate this transformation in a Festival of Spring Colours, Holi.Though mainly Indian, Holi is celebrated beyond the subcontinent and has inspired many festivals and events in other parts of the world. People come together to spend time with loved ones and play with colours.This year, many of us are still under some form of lockdown or the other, and perhaps won't get the opportunity quite yet to go out and experience playing with colours. But not to worry, we've got your back!Join us in celebrating the Festival of Coloursby participating in our Colouring Contest!,Line art by the incredible @drachenmagier Lines digitized by the wonderful @mondscheinsonateHow to ParticipatePlease help us spread the word by sharing this journal in a post (journal / status) or tagging those who might be interested in participating. (Not mandatory, but highly appreciated)Download and extract the image pack using such software as WinZip or WinRar. (If you encounter an error that claims the files are corrupted, please either individually download the file, or refer to this link.)Choose the filetype most suitable for your use and colour it either digitally or by printing it out (up to A3) and using traditional media of your choice.If you are using traditional media, make sure you scan or photograph your work clearly so that it is true to the colours you've used.Upload the finished submission to your gallery with a link back to this journal and the hashtag #holi2021Post a link to your submission in the comments below. (Since there's no gallery folder to submit to, this step is an absolute must for your entry to be considered.)And that's it!Important DatesStart Date: Monday, March 29, 2021End Date: Friday, April 30, 2021Judges PrizesThere will be 3 winners in total:1st Place4000 200 from @wolfwoofa 2000 FragmentsJournal Feature by @SelflessDevotions @Erdbeerstern @PromotingPositivity @JustACapharnaum @AlexanderPaupoff Llama from @digital--bee @Erdbeerstern @JustACapharnaum @AlexanderPaupoff 2nd Place2000 120 from @wolfwoofa 1000 FragmentsJournal Feature by @SelflessDevotions @Erdbeerstern @PromotingPositivity @JustACapharnaum @AlexanderPaupoff Llama from @digital--bee @Erdbeerstern @JustACapharnaum @AlexanderPaupoff 3rd Place1000 80 from @wolfwoofa 500 FragmentsJournal Feature by @SelflessDevotions @Erdbeerstern @PromotingPositivity @JustACapharnaum @AlexanderPaupoff Llama from @digital--bee @Erdbeerstern @JustACapharnaum @AlexanderPaupoff We are accepting prize contributions. If you'd like to contribute a prize, please comment below or send a note to @AlexanderPaupoff If you have any questions or doubts, please don't hesitate to ask in the comments below.#communityrelations #journal #news #contest #challenge #colouringcontest #colouring #holi #dol #drachenmagier #lineart #color #colorcontestCover image: @drachenmagier + Canva...

Lineart by drachenmagier 
Lines digitized by mondscheinsonate 


The lineart is amazing. I had lots of fun colouring it. FMAB - Maes Squeal 
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AquaVarin's avatar

Love the contrast of cool and warm colors :thumbsup:

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designbyrocques's avatar

Wow. It’s delicious! I lovvve the way the blues and greens transition to pinks and purples

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art-dude's avatar

Very cool scene, well done <3

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I like the scene. I did the colouring only. :giggle: Thanks.

art-dude's avatar

And expertly coloured it is too, very smooth and vibrant :)

Neonadler's avatar

This is a nice one :D, i like how you colored these dragons (i already read the description).

Coloring is awesome everything!

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Thanks so much for the comment! :D

EyeballEarth's avatar

This is great, I like how the color pallete shifts from one side to the other.

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Thank you! I wanted to give the sense of movement. :dance:

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What an awesome way to say F U winter :D

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Hahah I actually like winter. :giggle: This is how I interpreted the Holi Festival.

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I love the coloring so much! Amazing job <33

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Thanks so much! :heart:

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Ok its way too beautiful

Ô.o !!! ! ! ! !

IntuitiveMoth's avatar

Wow, I really love this design and vibrancy. :heart:

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AEmiliusLives's avatar

Great coloring job :la: good luck with the contest!

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Is it weird that I thought about George R. R. Martin, who hasn't finished the book series "Game of Thrones," thus forcing everyone to say farewell to a Winter that will never come? XD


I love how it shows the lady returning to the top of the tree to force back the dragons of winter, who had caused much harm to those below. Well, except the more peaceful ones. But they know when to go home. These guys don't.

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