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The Great Race
Contest Theme
Its a new year and to celebrate Fernanda and I decided to throw a contest. The theme is the Chinese Zodiac! Feel free to draw anything any one of the zodiacs in the way you envision them.



The race began January 15th and ends February 28th 11:59 U.S Pacific Time.

Submission Rules
- Must be new piece specifically made for this contest
- Only one zodiac sign can be portrayed in each submission and it must be clear which zodiac is in the image
- Adult themes allowed (Blood/Nudity) only if it is found tasteful and only adds to the power of the piece.
- Please submit only polished and finished pieces. No sketches/doodles/rushed works.
- You may enter as many submissions as long as it follows the rule about polished works.
- Accepted mediums include traditional, digital and animation/gifs.  All format sizes allowed. But try not to make it to small as a loss in detail may hurt you and your chances of winning.
- Photo manipulation is not allowed
- Do not use any copyright materials or infringe on any deviant art rules with the submission
- Donors can submit to the contest

*Small reminder, the animals of the Chinese zodiac are:
Rat, Ox ,Tiger ,Rabbit ,Dragon ,Snake ,Horse ,Goat ,Monkey ,Rooster ,Dog and Pig-

Participation
- Submit the new deviation to deviant art and in the information, reference the Great Race contest and put a link back to this journal.
- Send a note to either hostess with the topic reading "contest piece" and a thumbnail of the submission in the body. Please just send to one or the other, sending to both is unnecessary.

Judging

The pieces will be judged on
Use of theme
Visual Impact
Technical Skills

Judges/Hostesses
:iconfdasuarez::iconnewsha-ghasemi:

Prizes: Is currently being updated until the day before the start of the contest.

1st Place:
$25 donated from Feliane
500 Points donated from fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
500 Points donated from Beholdentolove
500 Points donated from Justyne
400 points from RaisloverSakura
288 points from BrotherOstavia
190 Points donated from brenthollowell
150 Points donated from Graphix-Goddess
75 Points donated from lanari
Waist up Collab Commission from fdasuarez and Newsha-Ghasemi
Three 13x19 Prints of your choice offered by either fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
One month feature by both fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
Traditional Sketches donated from fdasuarez
Full set of bookmarks donated from Newsha-Ghasemi
Feature and Llama from OanaZ
Chibi Commission from Forunth
Waist up commissio from EvilLilMonk


2nd Place:
$25 donated from Feliane
250 Points donated from fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
250 Points donated from Beholdentolove
200 points RaisloverSakura
150 Points donated from Justyne
50 Points donated from dhik-a
50 Points donated from lanari
Two 13x19 Prints of your choice offered by either fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
One month feature by both fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
Traditional Sketches donated from fdasuarez
Full set of bookmarks donated from Newsha-Ghasemi
Feature and Llama from OanaZ
Chibi Commission from Forunth
Chibi commission from EvilLilMonk


3rd Place:
One 13x19 Prints of your choice offered by either fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
100 Points donated from fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
100 Points donated from Beholdentolove
100 Points donated from Justyne
40 Points donated from lanari
Chibi Commission from Forunth
One 13x19 Prints of your choice offered by either fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
Traditional Sketches donated from fdasuarez
Full set of bookmarks donated from Newsha-Ghasemi
One month feature by both fdasuarez or Newsha-Ghasemi
Feature and Llama from OanaZ
Chibi commission from EvilLilMonk


Entries:
Chinese Zodiac::The Rooster by K-Bononos  :thumb348818452: The songs of morning by captainspring Chinese Zodiac: Tiger (The Great Race Contest) by BoFeng
dragon style by dragonmanX Astrology of the Horse_Contest Entry by Dawnisha Zodiac: Snake by pigsnacks Chinese Zodiac - The Sheep by EarthEvolution
Off To The Great Race by ailaik Tiger mask by Catherine-PL Snake - Chinese Zodiac by Trace007 The Great Race Contest: Tiger me by Irrwahn
:thumb350629113: :P by errorbound Rat by DivorceDalek Zodiac: Mouse by GrayOwl
:thumb352760363: :thumb352891195: Dragon tattoo by ReginyraLunasky Chinese Zodiac : Snake by poringrenger
:thumb353741171: Great Race: Rabbit by kana-kana Great Race: Tiger by kana-kana Great Race: Snake by kana-kana
Great Race: Rooster by kana-kana Great Race: Pig by kana-kana Great Race: Monkey by kana-kana Great Race: Dragon by kana-kana
Great Race: Dog by kana-kana Chinese Zodiac Contest: Rat by Penny-Dragon Chinese Zodiac - rooster by Myrmirada
Black Sheep by emiliemajarian Chinese Zodiac: Year of the Water Snake - 2013 by thatpaperfox Sir Goat by catsasuhina The Rat by Eltoras
Monkey by PanicatsPhantasie Blue Tiger by Ospreyghost13 snakes by sushy00
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:iconbofeng:
BoFeng Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
god, have to hurry up with my entry....
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:icongrayowl:
GrayOwl Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Student
[link] next one...
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:icongrayowl:
GrayOwl Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student
did you add it?... I think I was in time
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:iconeltoras:
Eltoras Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Here it is mine ^^ [link]
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:iconthatpaperfox:
thatpaperfox Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013  Professional General Artist
Here is my submission: [link] :)
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:iconporingrenger:
poringrenger Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
finish!![link]

ps. if texture is not permitted to add in picture of this contest, pls tell me i will remove it off thx

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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional
added <3
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:iconporingrenger:
poringrenger Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
ah thx a lot :)
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:iconporingrenger:
poringrenger Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
i have a question

can i use a texture in the picture?
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional
yes you can (:
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:iconreginyralunasky:
ReginyraLunasky Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I will take a clearer picture later as my scanner is not working at the moment. But here is my entry: [link]
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:iconsuspendedreflections:
SuspendedReflections Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The piece that you submit - are they just connected in any form to zodiacs, or do you have to have the animal in the artwork?C: Thank you~
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Professional
what you mean ?, i mean, it has to somehow represent the zodiac
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:iconsuspendedreflections:
SuspendedReflections Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
okie - ty C:
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:iconsuspendedreflections:
SuspendedReflections Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wait - didn't read the journal properly xD My bad ._. I have another question though - can two characters/people/animal be put into the artwork?C:
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:icongrayowl:
GrayOwl Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Student
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Professional
thanks for participate <3
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:icontrace007:
Trace007 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hm. I submitted an entry on I think the 18th. Just wondering if you got it or not.
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional
did yoi send me a note wiht it ?
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:icontrace007:
Trace007 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Yep. I can re-send it if you need me to.
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional
ok yes pleaseee (:
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:icontrace007:
Trace007 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Ok, I re-sent it.
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:iconearthevolution:
EarthEvolution Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Student General Artist
ähm.. isnt it the sign sheep not goat..? o0 just noticed when i nearly finished my outlines....
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:iconhell-raiser-neko:
Hell-Raiser-Neko Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's true. :/ Goats are so ugly... It's called the Ram or Sheep, not goat...Cuz that's my year...
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:iconlittlescaredrabbit:
LittleScaredRabbit Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can I do two entries with diferent animals?
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional
ofc : D
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:iconlittlescaredrabbit:
LittleScaredRabbit Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Do you qualify all the same? Traditional or digital??
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional
yes (:, as long as it is a finished work.
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:iconlittlescaredrabbit:
LittleScaredRabbit Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perfect :)
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:iconjdowdy:
jdowdy Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Student Filmographer
Working up my sketch for my entry
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional
awesomeee
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:iconpondinthetardis:
PondInTheTardis Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I noticed my piece isn't in the entries. no problem though ^_^
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:iconislandcutie1202:
islandcutie1202 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
sounds fun!
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:iconisaayumu:
IsaAyumu Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I think I might have to try this one :)
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional
yeesss :D
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:iconpenny-dragon:
Penny-Dragon Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013   General Artist
Sounds cool :)
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional
<:
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:iconmoonkicks555:
moonkicks555 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Student General Artist
I'm gonna try my best!
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional
omg awesomee <3
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:iconelizabethbeals:
ElizabethBeals Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional
YES!!!
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional
: D
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:iconpondinthetardis:
PondInTheTardis Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just started my entry!
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional
awesomeeee <:
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:iconpondinthetardis:
PondInTheTardis Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D
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:iconstellartcorsica:
stellartcorsica Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Sounds great!
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:iconfdasuarez:
fdasuarez Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional
: D
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:iconlittlescaredrabbit:
LittleScaredRabbit Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:O MY GOOOD I WANT!!!!
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