Gender bender - Contest - CLOSED

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    Traducción al español del desafío de: / Spanish translation of the challenge of: Gender Bender (link)


♦ Mythology / Fairy Tale / Folklore.

what do you have to do:

♦ One Gender Bender character.

♦ This includes Human characters and Animals.

what you have to show in your entry:

♦ You will choose a character from any Mythology / Fairy Tale / Folklore. (worldwide)

♦ You can choose some of the region/country that you live in this way you will represent something more creative, with a not well-known story. (famous stories are also welcome.)

♦ Simply reverse the genres, this includes all the characters in the story (partners, secondary characters, etc).

♦ For example you chose the tale: Cinderella.
Cinderella is a girl, the Prince is a boy, the Fairy godmother is a woman.
and in your entry, you will have to reverse, the Cinderella will be a boy, Prince will be a Charming Princess and the Fairy will be a man.

♦ This also includes animals, for example the story: The Princess and the Frog, the frog will be a girl, and be kissed by a boy.

♦ Try to show in your entry one scene something that happened in history,
Example: Cinderella being transformed by the fairy or Poseidon in a fight with another god.

to better understand, here are some inspirations:

Gender bender - InspirationsInspirations for the contest:

It has several meanings for Gender Bender, but for the contest, which you have to know is: Invert the genres of characters.
A gender bender is when a boy is a girl and a girl is a boy. In other words, they switch roles.
Like if you were to draw Peter Pan as a girl and Wendy as a boy! It's a Gender Bender!

Another example, the fairy tale: The Little Mermaid.
the mermaid princess is a girl, and she falls in love with prince, a boy.
then reversing the genres of characters, Ariel will be a boy, and he will fall in love with a princess.
the genres of all the characters in the story has to see changed.

Generally related to "alternate" versions of characters who, I

Contest Info:


♦ends on  june 16, 2016.

Where to submit

♦ You can submit to the Contest Folder at The-Imaginarium
We (the jury) will move your entry to the right folder category (advanced, intermediate, beginner).

Winners info:


♦ Will have three winners in each category (advanced, intermediate, beginner).


See the full list of prizes here: Prizes
and feel free to make a donation.

judgment info:


The judges of this competition are Wesley-Souza  and  Whendell

Community choice

The jury will choose the finalists, to go to the public vote, with the vote of the community, will be chosen only one winner in each category.

jury Choice

The judges will choose two winners in each category, more three honorable mentions in each category as well, mostly will be judged is the creativity, so if you show in your entry a story with several characters, you have more chances.

Contest rules:

Credit All stock use.
All stock and resources must come from legitimate sources.
Artwork must be created specifically for this contest.
All entries must include a link to this journal in the description.
You can enter up to two entries per member.
We accept only Photomanipulation and Mixed Media.
♦ Put in the description, a small explanation about your entry. (About the character or history).
♦ You can enter with two entries, but only one can receive award.
♦ No D.A watermark, just your little signature.

Note the group if you need help or have further questions.


Have fun with this theme, tell a story in a different way.

example (not competitive entry):

Cinderfella by JoeDiamondD

some useful information:

Tips for Beginners MembersUPDATE artorifreedom wrote a great article about commercial work, if you want to start doing commercial work (books/cds/ etc) read the journal, find the link at the bottom of this blog.
Four years ago I created my account and literally was lost, I had many doubts, and in those years I discovered many things and decided to do a special blog with such useful information for beginners because every day brings new members who are also lost, then I am posting this to try and help in some way some beginners :) (Smile) 
Start in the community in a good way.
Be an active member and try to participate and be part of the community, participate in contests, events, make friends, make journal feature, it is always good to see people sharing works, it does not matter if you still do not have many watchers, it's always good to see works being sharing and helping promote. Post your work in groups so that
    Tips for Beginners Members - part 2 (stock)I realized that many people have difficulties about what are stock images and how and why to credit stock providers, and how linking back to the used stock photos, I refer here: Dear Photomanipulators from CD-STOCK ( thanks CD-STOCK ), so here is a tutorial journal especially about stock.
Review the first part here: Tips for Beginners Members you can find useful things.
This second part you will find all the basic and initial information about stock image.
I've talked about stock in my previous journals, but I also needed a journal only about stock, then decide to collect everything and put here.
What are Stock?

  Aquick explanation: available images for use in personal or commercial, free or paid
    Not legitimate stock tips /how to reportMany people ask me what this term means ¨not legitimate stock¨

and always ask me how I know? how to identify?. so I decide to post a journal with many tip,

first...the things written here in this journal, I did a long search. and I'm doing this to help and inform people about this subject.
and first I'll tell because I started getting interested in this subject. three things happened that made me pay attention in this detail.
1 - a long time ago, I used the stock from pixabay in some premades. and unfortunately I did not know that this site is not reliable, so I was denounced and I had all my contents posted in stock removed.
2 - I used a premade, but the person who did this premade used a stock that was not allowed to be used, and this premade was denounced and people who used also have been denounced and had my manipulation was moved to scrap for infringed copyright.
3 - I used a PNG, and after

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I have just submitted my image. I hope I did it before the deadline. Accept it Paleeeeez!