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Gods and Goddesses Contest - Win Premium!!!

Journal Entry: Sat Oct 26, 2013, 9:22 AM


Each year around this time I host a themed contest to determine who will receive the 12 and 3 month memberships that I will give out during deviantART's "Give a Membership, Get a Membership" promotion in December. This year I may even give out a second 3-month membership, who knows?


:bulletgreen:Start Date: October 26, 2013:bulletgreen:

:bulletred:End Date: December 7, 2013:bulletred:


 
This year's theme is

Gods and Goddesses


There are of course many lists and types of deities from all across the world, so literally, the sky is the limit as to your choice.

To help you get started, I've decided to provide a few links:



Rules


Any image not meeting the requirements below will be disqualified without notice.

1. The entry must be new, created on or after October 26, 2013.
2. The entry must fit the theme of the contest.
    a. The description must contain the name of your chosen deity and the deities nationality.
3. The description must state that it is for this contest and contain a link to this journal.
4. Each participant is allowed a maximum of two entries. Only one entry may win.
5. All stock used in your entry must be credited with direct, clickable links back to the stock. Links to profiles will not be accepted.
    a. Stocks must be legal.

6. Each entry must contain a minimum of 3 stocks from my gallery. It does not matter what they are.

7. Your image must be categorized as Digital Art > Photomanipulation or Digital Art > Mixed Media


How to Enter


Comment on this journal with a link to your creation.


Prizes



First Place


A 12-Month deviantART  Premium Membership.
Four stocks of choice from my Exclusive folder.
A set of custom wings 
A feature in my journal.
A llama (The above prizes from Thy-Darkest-Hour )
A custom artwork of your choice from AshleyInspirations
An exclusive stock from PhotographsByBri
Journal feauture from kvdolan
A feature and a commission from TriZiana
Journal feature from Nybling


Second Place


A 3-Month deviantART  Premium Membership.
Four stocks of choice from my Exclusive folder.
A set of custom wings.
A feature in my journal.
A llama (The above prizes from Thy-Darkest-Hour )
An exclusive stock from PhotographsByBri
Journal feauture from kvdolan
Journal feature from TriZiana
Journal feature from Nybling


Third Place

 
Four stocks of choice from my Exclusive folder.
A set of custom wings.
A feature in my journal.
A llama (The above prizes from Thy-Darkest-Hour )
An exclusive stock from PhotographsByBri
Journal feauture from kvdolan
Journal feature from TriZiana
Journal feature from Nybling


Every entry will receive a llama from me.
If there are 20 entries or more I may include a premium membership for the third place winner.

Please comment or note me if you have any questions or would like to donate a prize of any kind.

ENTRIES


Maia - Goddess of Spring and Growth (Greek)

Poseidon - God of the Sea (Greek)
Poseidon God Of The Sea by BenjaminHaley

Poseidon - God of the Sea (Greek)
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Hades - God of the Underworld (Greek)

Persephone -Goddess of Vegetation (Greek)

Rhiannon - Goddess of the Moon and of Inspiration (Celtic)

Athena - Goddess of Wisdom (Greek)

Zeus - God of Lightning (Greek)

Freyja - Goddess of Love, Beauty, Gold, War, and Death (Norse)
 
Frigga - Wife of Odin (Norse Paganism)

Aphrodite - Goddess of Love, Beauty, Pleasure, and Procreation (Greek)

Aphrodite - Goddess of Love, Beauty, Pleasure, and Procreation (Greek)

Morrigan - Goddess of battle, strife, and sovereignty (Celtic)

Morrigan - Goddess of battle, strife, and sovereignty (Celtic)

Anuket - Goddess of the Nile (Egyptian)

Venus - (Roman)


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:iconannemaria48:
annemaria48 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
i wonder why u submit the this picture without the rules again in this test? taniaart.deviantart.com/art/Th…
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This image now contains three of my brushes. I appreciate your concern. The contest is now over and the winners feature journal is available for viewing on my profile.
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:iconannemaria48:
annemaria48 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
ok congrats on the winner he deserved :)
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:iconkausa:
kausa Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Student General Artist
Hope I'm not too late. My entry

Venus by kausa
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:iconfrantic-sheppard:
Frantic-Sheppard Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Hello. This is my submission frantic-sheppard.deviantart.co…
:hug:

Egyptian Goddess Anuket (Goddess of the Nile).
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This looks really amazing! Thanks so much for entering my contest, your entry has been added to the journal :D
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:iconfrantic-sheppard:
Frantic-Sheppard Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Thanks for running it Hug
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:icontriziana:
TriZiana Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Morrigan V2 by mippieArt my entry... Morrigan, Celtic Goddess of War
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello,

This is really beautiful and a wonderful entry, but it doesn't abide by rule 6 in the contest journal: 

6. Each entry must contain a minimum of 3 stocks from my gallery. It does not matter what they are.
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:icontriziana:
TriZiana Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Ah shit!!! I read like my ass.... uhg fuckity fuck fuck... lol oh well
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:iconannemaria48:
annemaria48 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
my entry hope its good now :) annemaria48.deviantart.com/art…
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup, its good now :floating: I'm off to add it to the journal :)
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:iconannemaria48:
annemaria48 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for your interest in my contest, but I'm not seeing the contents required by rule six?

"6. Each entry must contain a minimum of 3 stocks from my gallery. It does not matter what they are."
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:iconannemaria48:
annemaria48 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
ah ok i didnt see it because the small letters :(

I will do another artwork for it :))

Thanks for replay :)
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:icontaniaart:
TaniaART Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My entry: fav.me/d6w2bbl
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello,

Regarding your contest entry, this slipped past me earlier, but rule six states that each entry must contain a minimum of 3 stocks from my gallery.
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:icontaniaart:
TaniaART Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fixed dear..
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This looks really amazing :floating: Thank you so much for entering my contest :hug:
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:icontaniaart:
TaniaART Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you too dear
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:iconladyx-3000:
LadyX-3000 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! here is my submission: ladyx-3000.deviantart.com/art/…

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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really beautiful :floating: Thank you so much for entering my contest! I've added your entry to the journal :D
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:iconladyx-3000:
LadyX-3000 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thx!
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:iconeclipsy:
eclipsy Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
awesome contest, I'll try to get in..
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :D And I hope that you find the time and inspiration to enter :floating:
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:iconbrietolga:
BrietOlga Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013   Digital Artist
I am going to take a part in your contest. :thumbsup: I'm still working on my entry but it will definetely be done before the end date. :wave:
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome :D I can't wait to see! Thank you for participating :D
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:iconbrietolga:
BrietOlga Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013   Digital Artist
:wave:
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:iconbrightsunny:
BrightSunny Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi! I wanna join to your contest!
brightsunny.deviantart.com/art…
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for entering, this is beautiful~
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:iconbrightsunny:
BrightSunny Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you. I must say it is just my second work, so I am so proud of myself
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome :floating: And you should be quite proud of yourself :D
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:iconbrightsunny:
BrightSunny Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Llama Emoji 02 (Blush) [V1] 
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:iconvline-designs:
vLine-Designs Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
pisimau.deviantart.com/art/Fre…

Tadaaaa here is mine <:  : DDD
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yay! This looks so beautiful :floating: I knew that I was looking foward to your entry for a reason :floating: Thanks so much for entering!
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:iconvline-designs:
vLine-Designs Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:hug:  Yeeey thaaanks a lot ^^^^ :heart:
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:glomp: You're very welcome 
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:iconvline-designs:
vLine-Designs Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Such wonderful entries O.O

Gotta do mine too : D
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Indeed they are :D I can't wait to see what you come up with :D
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:iconvline-designs:
vLine-Designs Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm going to make something connected with the Norse mythology ^^. Just need to find spare time to do it :D
Being busy with uni ^_^
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That would be amazing. I'd really like to see some Deities from other regions than Greece :D
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:iconvline-designs:
vLine-Designs Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeeey : DDDD
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:icons2headeagle:
s2headeagle Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hello..this is my entry for your great contest s2headeagle.deviantart.com/art…
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow. This looks absolutely amazing, it really embodies the Deity you're portraying :D Thanks so much for entering my contest, I've added your entry to the journal.
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:icons2headeagle:
s2headeagle Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you very much....good luck to everyone
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome :floating:
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:iconcarlos-quevedo:
Carlos-Quevedo Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hi!! This is my entry for your contest :) carlos-quevedo.deviantart.com/…
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! Thanks so much for entering my contest, I've added your entry to the journal! And may I say, this looks absolutely stunning and embodies the Goddess completely.
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:iconcarlos-quevedo:
Carlos-Quevedo Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
:heart: thank you so much dear!! :) I really love this contest theme!
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:iconthy-darkest-hour:
Thy-Darkest-Hour Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you :floating: I really wanted to do something different from my previous ones and the deities always inspire me:D
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