Chinese Horoscope Contest- Last Call!

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One final week to get your submission in before the full moon of August 31st; deadline is midnight August 30th for 

deviantART's Chinese Horoscope Contest!

Find your Chinese Animal Sign, and you've found the Gallery which needs your contribution (if you don't know your Chinese Animal Sign, please check here; you'll find three animal signs in there, primary of which is your DAY sign, but if you'd prefer, work on either your MONTH sign, or YEAR sign, or ALL THREE! You can enter this contest as many times as you'd like, but try to limit yourself to the BEST work you can do, and not the MOST work you can do :giggle: ):













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Submit your finished art through each individual Animal Gallery Link above, or through this Master Link To All Of The Animal Galleries.

Starting right now, you are cordially invited to contribute art or poetry to the Animal Gallery which coincides with your own Chinese Astrology Animal, as listed above.

Your artwork or poetry must illustrate your animal sign, or the sign that inspires you most, and/or some aspect of that sign's characteristics (whether positive or negative), as listed below, and should consist of ONLY your foreground subject with a white background (or, at least, as uncluttered and neutral a background as possible):

鼠 Team Rat
Charismatic, Sociable, Intelligent, Affable, Quick-Witted, Popular
Exploitive, Calculating, Secretive, Greedy, Acquisitive, Devious

牛 Team Ox
Honest, Loyal, Popular, Sincere, Steadfast, Reliable
Stubborn, Impatient, Inflexible, Narrow-Minded, Sulking

虎 Team Tiger
Enthusiastic, Optimistic, Courageous, Bold, Sociable, Energetic
Volatile, Impulsive, Hot-Headed, Restless, Disobedient, Vain, Stubborn

兔 Team Rabbit
Astute, Thoughtful, Refined, Docile, Wise
Cunning, Snobbish, Possessive, Fussy, Obsessive

龍 Team Dragon
Resourceful, Self-Assured, Adaptable, Original, Valiant, Enthusiastic
Arrogant, Hot-Headed, Unpredictable, Critical, Irritable, Discourteous

蛇 Team Snake
Insightful, Shrewd, Discreet, Wise, Compassionate, Subtle
Proud, Manipulative, Malicious, Possessive, Vain, Sluggish

馬 Team Horse
Friendly, Vivacious, Enduring, Witty, Cheerful, Refined, Independent
Selfish, Reckless, Vain, Impatient, Volatile

羊 Team Sheep
Intelligent, Artistic, Gentle, Kind, Cultured, Sensitive
Fussy, Insecure, Ingratiating, Self-Indulgent, Dependent

猴 Team Monkey
Persuasive, Resourceful, Good-Humored, Ingenious, Versatile, Imaginative
Superficial, Restless, Impudent, Sly, Mischievousness, Untruthful

鷄 Team Rooster
Passionate, Resilient, Patriotic, Industrious, Courageous, Protective
Conceited, Blunt, Rude, Bossy, Aggressive, Impatient

狗 Team Dog
Devoted, Resilient, Unselfish, Honest, Resourceful, Reliable
Nosy, Cynical, Cantankerous, Pessimistic, Anxious, Self-Righteous

猪 Team Pig
Sincere, Diligent, Genuine, Obliging, Generous, Friendly
Materialistic, Stubborn, Gullible, Naive, Lazy, Superficial

You are welcome to use any or all of the deviantART categories of art to express yourself; Muro art, photography, traditional art, digital art, sculpture, poetry... Quick sketches, hugely detailed paintings, Haiku, or epic stories-- all are encouraged.
NOTE: Minimum DPI (dots per inch) for each scanned image is 150; maximum DPI is 300.

The deadline to contribute to your Animal Gallery will be by the end of the day on August 30th, 2012.

There will be a total of three prizes for the entire contest; 1st prize, 2nd prize, and 3rd prize awarded to the three best pieces overall, as judged by members of the Tangentialists.

1st Prize: One Year deviantART Premium Membership, One deviantART Gear T-Shirt, 
One (maximum $30.00 value) deviantART Print

2nd Prize: Six Month deviantART Premium Membership, One deviantART Gear T-Shirt

3rd Prize: Three Month deviantART Premium Membership, One deviantART Gear T-Shirt

PLUS: How will all of these individual images, from all of these team galleries, come together as a single, unified whole?

Find out on September 14th, 2012!

For more information on Chinese Astrology in general, please check these links:……

Extra special THANKS to!

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jim-alex's avatar
Winning...? ^^
SRaffa's avatar
Very soon, very soon... :iconcoffeedanceplz:
davidmcb's avatar
I'm a Rabbit but I was too docile to make an entry. Fancy that.
tanya3286's avatar
noooo... why didn't you! :noes:
davidmcb's avatar
i think it was in the stars.
SRaffa's avatar
:giggle: That does nearly qualify as an entry for this...
Xnessax's avatar

Mines is dog... -w- but i love Sheep.... it's lovely words >_<

XD i wish i was sheep Lol.

Very interesting journal.
SRaffa's avatar
:iconspeczeagerplz: You might have some Sheep in there-- did you check this [link] ?
Xnessax's avatar

Wow its Dog, Cow, green.. and ...white sheep o_____O
[link] (print screened)
SRaffa's avatar
Yep, see that? Sheep month!!! :iconsheeplaplz:
Xnessax's avatar
XD Yes! It's very awesome! :la: :iconsheeplaplz: OMG cool emoticom XD !!!!
I love to be gentle, kind and etc.
XD I dunno why, it's very nice word.
SRaffa's avatar
Indeed; indeed! :iconcolorsheepplz:
AncientDragoness's avatar
Ohoho, can't wait to see who won! Best of luck to all!
tanya3286's avatar
When are you the results going to be out? :eager:

Will you be announcing it... or?
SRaffa's avatar
Aye, lass; Friday, September 14th! :iconspeczeagerplz:
tanya3286's avatar
In that case, I will be watching very closely... :+devwatch: :la:
Mr-Samson's avatar
SHIT !!! I'm late
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HeftyLump's avatar
I'm nothing like my sign.
SRaffa's avatar
:laughing: Wait-- did you give this a try? [link]
HeftyLump's avatar
Nope, still doesn't. I am not a very happy person naturally and I have no social skills. Nor do I possess any confidence. *Le sigh* It's fine though.
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