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Concepts List Revealed + Challenge

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 20, 2009, 1:19 PM


The Concept List Challenge


Some of you have noted that I often mention my “concept list” in the Artist’s Comments of deviations. Yes, there is an actual list. And yes, I have been essentially going down that list and doing every concept that I can. However, I get distracted easily either by new concepts…or butterflies :lol: so I’m still not even close to finishing this list. And as I figure, I probably will not finish conceptualizing all these ideas…unless I get a little help ;P


So now, here is the challenge for you:

Pick any of the concepts listed below and conceptualize it in any way you want in any medium you choose :D (photography is preferred but all mediums are accepted).  Note me with your finished deviation and I will add it to my collections. In a few months, I will do a large, long feature on the best deviations, best conceptualization, and most creative interpretations for each concept.

Please include in the Artist’s Comments of your deviation the following:
1. Which concept you are conceptualizing (ex. 31. Worth – criticism of obsession over waist size with inches belts)
2. Your interpretation or thoughts of the concept  (ex. My weight should not be inversely proportional to my worth as a human being)
3. A link to this journal so that others can join in the fun :D (roseonthegrey.deviantart.com/j…)


Concepts (in no particular order)
(Concepts are described with the intended title first and then a general description/interpretation.)

1. Eye candy – literalism with eyes and candy
2. Hair spray – literalism with hair and spray bottles
3. Less to love? – criticism or parody of Fox’s More To Love
4. Where is the love? – Half heart half hand
5. The Sea is Calling – Seashell phone
6. Books will take you flying – Book birds
7. Earth is a Jewel – Earth as a pearl in an oyster
8. Natural shower – lotus pod as a shower head
9. Peace in love and heart break – heart on fingers making peace sign
10. Natural nails – petal nails
11. Smitten in mittens – portrait of mittens and kittens
12. I rule – literalism with rulers
13. Smile – perspective play with smilie ball tossed in the air over face
14. No Girls Aloud/Allowed – zipper mouth
15. Hardheaded – bald head next to head-shaped rock
16. Cliché – photo of lone tree placed in a field
17. Love at first sight is deceitful – lady bug meets lady bug pin/drawn lady bug
18. Amelie – cherry earrings
19. The Sun – yellow flower in the sky
20. My Sunshine – girl with yellow dress jumping into the sky
21. C-Section – belly button tic tac toe
22. Afterglow (C-section) – zipper near belly button
23. Eye-opener – zipper eye
24. Crack open the sun – perspective play of sun at sunrise with egg shells held on both sides
25. White out the sky – perspective play with whiteout and clouds
26. Death sentence – cigarette coffin
27. We (are) matter – drawing and holding up signs with words
28. Divided by color, united by shadows – light and shadow play with different colored objects
29. Surf’s up – surfing on an ironing table
30. Abstinence – lock on pants
31. Worth – criticism of obsession over waist size with inches belts
32. Light up my life – perspective play with matches and sun
33. Choke on food – criticism of obesity with a food noose
34. Dirty mouth – sock tongue
35. Earthly Conception – chicken egg as the egg and bean sprouts as sperm
36. Heart in a blender – pig heart in a blender
37. Colors of nature – branches sharpened to look like color pencils
38. Censorship – Page cannot be displayed 404 error in book
39. You made me the black sheep – painting a sheep black
40. I love toast – toast with heart shaped jam
41. My statistically significant other – couples portrait
42. Feed squirrels nuts not bolts – word play with person feeding squirrels bolts
43. “Ransom notes keep falling from your mouth” – literalism
44. “We are the rabbits” – portrait with rabbit ears hiding
45. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take” – vintage camera portrait
46. “The correlation between opinions and accolades… “ – NA
47. “Age is not an excuse for ignorance dear” – NA
48. “Happiness is contingent on another human being” – NA
49. At the end of the rainbow – rainbow socks in the grass
50. Meeting expectations – reaching for the words expectations

Have fun :blowkiss:

PS: Some of these concepts I have already done. Others I plan on redoing. And of course, I will also be doing these concepts along with you :highfive:




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:iconerushiinsento:
ErushiInsento Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I know I'm a few years late, but am I still allowed to use these concepts? I'm so inspired!!
Your photos fascinate me so, so much. I really look up to you!
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:iconinvincibleninja:
InvincibleNinja Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
awesome ideas :)
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:iconicynova96:
icynova96 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
the list has so many good ideas!
ive attempted some, i hope you like it... even though this list is from quite a while ago :D
number 6: [link]
number 10:[link]
(:
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:iconromanticallyloveless:
romanticallyloveless Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I wish I could somehow favourite this entry but I don't know how.. LOL.
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:iconsunsetvampiress:
SunsetVampiress Featured By Owner May 29, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
hey, i really like your list!
i made nr. 40 [link]
and i will do more themes :aww:
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:iconincraftystitches:
InCraftyStitches Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2010  Student General Artist
I finally completed one!
#16:[link]
Thanks for putting this list up for free use!
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:iconkingnii:
kingnii Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2010
That's quite a list. I think this feature is going to be very interesting! (I'm going to try and contribute as well)
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:iconcutefood-ladie:
cutefood-ladie Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2010
i made number 40 xP
here [link] , hope you like! ahah.
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:iconno-nami:
No-Nami Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2010  Student General Artist
The ransom note concept seems like fun - I would like to try that one! ^^
Now I just wish the weather here were not so rainy and drab or else I'd get better natural lighting. XD
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:iconincraftystitches:
InCraftyStitches Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2009  Student General Artist
I have ideas for at least 10 of these ideas!
One I can do right now :3
So exciting!
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:iconcurlycueoblivion:
CurlycueObLiViOn Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2009
i'm confused on what to do.
do we do our own version of the titles or the description and name it?
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:iconinwardly:
inwardly Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
43.

LOVE THAT SONG.

lovelovelove.
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:iconjoelle-t27:
joelle-t27 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it! I'll definitely try a few. :D
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:iconcinderella2b:
Cinderella2B Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2009
so we just do an interpertation of the tittle?
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:iconxstrawberrylove:
xstrawberrylove Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
I am in love with this list! :] I will definitely take part in this, and maybe try to do all of them. Thank you for sharing this list!
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:iconmade-of-nothing:
made-of-nothing Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2009
i have a concept list too(: i just really don't have the resources to create these photographs...
however! im just gonna have to take it as a creative challenge - your concept list has inspired me and i must try!
D:
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:iconhealthxhazard:
healthXhazard Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
are we allowed to do multiple entries?
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
yes
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:iconmetal-gabriel:
Metal-Gabriel Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry to bother you agaain. I'm just too excited about taking photos of your concepts, and having ideas about them *-*
I wanted to know if I can send more than one picture/interpretation of the same concept [like, I got 3 ideas for 19. The Sun - but only I for the other pics]... could I be that annoying?
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:iconbloodred-fangirl:
bloodred-fangirl Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009   Digital Artist
awesome ideas! ill get to work on them as soon as i can.
if i can even call it work.
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:iconlittlewhitebutterfly:
LittleWhiteButterfly Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2009
awesomeness! :D i'm really hoping i have time to do at least one! (unfortunately, school's really busy. we'll see...)
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:iconnever-no-more:
NEVER-NO-MORE Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009
t'es un artiiiiste :D fan club
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:iconshallowpelt:
shallowpelt Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
these concepts are really neat :3 I might just try and do one and maybe in water colour because I haven't really used them yet ^^ I can't wait to see all your concepts~
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:icongracewuzhuhr:
GraceWuzHuhr Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009
I'm a bit interested in the "We (are) Matter" one. Could you explain that to me? :)
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
It's no fun if I explain the concept ;) Think about it and see where it leads you
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:icongreen-shoelace:
Green-shoelace Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
YEESSS!
*over excited*
i've already done two, still have to upload them on dA. thank you! i was stuck : )
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:iconfurryknight:
FurryKnight Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2009
As long as I get to exspand my collection of hugs.... Its all good ;)
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:iconmetal-gabriel:
Metal-Gabriel Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
43. “Ransom notes keep falling from your mouth” – literalism

Sorry... hm, would you mean "random" instead, or am I slow at understanding the concept?

Again, genius concepts, your mind is amazing... and you inspired me a lot with some concepts, I'll try to accomplish them the way I see, and then show you ^^
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
It is "ransom notes" (letters sent by the captors to those who they expect to pay up or do something) Wiki: [link] ;) I originally intended the concept to be about male female interactions.

:hug:
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:iconmetal-gabriel:
Metal-Gabriel Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I see... yes, I know what "ransom" means, but didn't really get what your concept was about ._.

As already said on your last post on journal, sorry, I don't mean to take too much f your time ;B
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
It's open to interpretation for the most part :shrug:

:XD:
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:iconmetal-gabriel:
Metal-Gabriel Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Well, I got ideas for other concepts too, I think it's better let this one to other people xD

Is there a limit time to send the pictures for you to see and prepare the "Best Of" featurigs?
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
It depends on how many quickly people finish/submit and when I can get some free time once I'm at university. I estimate about a month though.
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:iconblackjack0919:
BlackJack0919 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you Jean :hug: I'll try to do some interpretations myself :D

I had already added your journal to my page , and I hope it's okay ^^;

I wonder if you're interested in having mini prices for the challenge ??? ^^

Have a nice day
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Hehe cool :hug:

I generally don't like the idea of prizes ^^; I don't think people should be offered too many incentives to experiment, learn, be inspired and essentially do what's for their benefit. Wiki says it better than I can [link] ;)

:hug:
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:iconblackjack0919:
BlackJack0919 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
COol advise ^^ thank you . it was just an idea to keep people excited to create something beautiful ^^

:hug:

P/s , I started to hug everyone so much that my hands are hurt =P
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
:giggle: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:
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:iconwushy-chan:
wushy-chan Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009
those are rly interresting!
can you interpret them however you want,
or does it have to be like what's said next to the '-' on the right side ??
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
You can interpret them however you want ;) What's said next to the "-" is just my original train of thought on the subject. But the whole point is to get your creativity flowing so you can come up with other interpretations :D
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:iconwushy-chan:
wushy-chan Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009
ahh, ^^ I see
I might try one sometime =)
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:icontintedpuppet:
tintedpuppet Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2009
Great concepts! :D I'd like to try some of them when I get the chance.
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:iconmagaz:
magaz Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2009
Some really interesting concpets here... I can see the images forming allready :)
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:iconkawaiistuffidge:
kawaiistuffidge Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2009
Cool idea, I might just try some of these. Eye candy reminds me very much of this one here; [link] there both different and I think both are creative and awesome
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:iconkathero3:
kathero3 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2009
great idea, i hope i could find one :D
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:iconevillizard:
EvilLizard Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2009
hey i have an idea for the balding one...

lets shave andrew :D
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:iconjeanfan:
JeanFan Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Just wait a few years...he'll turn bald on his own D:
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:iconvasya27:
Vasya27 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2009
This should be fun :)
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:iconlove-grows-on-trees:
love-grows-on-trees Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2009
I'll definitely try to do some of these

thanks for sharing, I'm in a bit of a creative rut lately :P
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:iconhitomimelissa:
HitomiMelissa Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2009
very inspiring list and so much creativity there!!! thanks for sharing ^^
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:iconpigswearties:
pigswearties Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2009   Photographer
so i have a question the ones on the side to the right thatsssss what YOU've done right?

and also are yous till selling those tutus?
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