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Discussion Art Contest Schedule and Theme Suggestion Thread

Discussion in 'Art Contests' started by Charlie, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. Charlie

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    Art Contest Schedule and Themes Suggestions

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    Hello everyone!
    Here you will be able to keep up with the Art Contest Schedule and check when your favorite category is coming up next and get ready for it. The schedule will be updated once we start the seasonal contests of each block: Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

    This is also were you'll be able to suggest themes for the upcoming contests! Your suggestion may earn you points for the Artist Leaderboard if it is used as one of the options on the poll to choose the final theme of the contest. We know you all have great ideas and we want to hear them!
    2017 Art Contest Schedule
    Starting dateCategoryTheme options
    2017-01-29Avatar and Signature setSuper heroes , Mecha
    2017-02-12DrawingPirates, Self Portrait, Technology, Angels and Demons, Dance
    2017-02-26Short StoryBeach, Dystopia
    2017-03-12PhotographyMacro, Leisure
    2016-03-26Spring Art Contest ....
    2017-04-9BannerFlower, Technology
    2017-05-23ColoringMain character, Adventure
    2017-05-07PoemInnocence, Challenge, Comedy
    2017-05-21PhotographyFood, Friends
    2017-06-04Summer Art Contest ...
    2017-07-18Avatar and Signature SetSuper Heroes, Brothers
    2017-07-02DrawingDance, Past winners
    2017-07-16Short StoryAdventure, Romance, Magic
    2017-08-30PhotographyCollage, Color,BW
    2017-08-13Autumn Art Contest ...
    Suggested Themes

    • Pirate
    • RPG (for set or banner) USED
    • Memes USED
    • Original Characters USED
    • Steampunk USED
    • Visual Kei
    • Superhero
    • Casino
    • Black and white USED
    • Zodiac USED
    • Nocturnal
    • Mafia USED
    • Angel and demon
    • Monochromatic USED
    • Underwater USED
    • Yon-koma USED
    • Ethereal
    • Whimsical
    • Magic USED
    • Dream USED
    • Death
    • Dystopia
    • Desolate
    • Mythology USED
    • Nationality
    • Religions (shamanism, paganism, viccanian magic, religion of Atlantis and so on)
    • Mecha USED
    • Science
    • Humanifying
    • Fable/tales USED
    • Video games
    • Abstract
    • Reincarnation
    • Darkest before the dawn
    • Nature USED
    • Patterns
    • Dance
    • Regal
    • Fairy Tales USED
    • Animals USED
    • Self-portrait
    • Japanese Caligraphy (@DiMaria Yesta )
    • Rivalry(riki)
    • 8-Bit Characters/Classic Video Game(riki)
    • Connection (riki)

    • Coloured Manga Page(Ajao)

    • Time(WYIS)
    • Song Writing (WYIS)
    • Life on the Forum (WYIS)
    • Love Story (darky)
    • Story/Poem based on Quote( riki)
    • Childhood (riki)

    • Retro Set (WYIS)
    • Promotional Poster (WYIS)
    • Chibi (darky)

    • Panoramic USED
    • Light USED
    • Colourful USED
    • Colour splash
    • Tilt shift USED
    • Silhouette
    • Facial/Expression
    • Prized Possessions(riki)
    • Old House (darky)

    • Typography
    • Video
    • Handmade
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    Pirate theme xD
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    I don't think we had a pirate theme in a while or if at all, which category do you suggest for it?
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    Great idea, Charles! Thanks for making the thread.


    I believe this is a good way to encourage those that aren't really interested in some of the more recent themes chosen for certain contests to let us know what would interest them. Moreover, this gives us the chance to understand what kind of themes members like a lot so we can work with it.

    Everyone is most welcome to suggest ideas/themes for the art contests. If a theme you really liked in the past has been used and/or you missed out on participating that time, don't worry you can always ask in here about that said theme and we'll see if it's possible to re-use them at the appropiate times. If not we can always work around an old theme (if it becomes really popular and in demand) that's been used and recycle it so that we can cover more ground.

    I've created a list in the opening post so we can keep record of the ideas/themes suggested over time! So keep them coming folks~!
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    Yeah I agree zee, awesome idea charles xD

    I still suggest a Rpg theme for banner or signatures :hip
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread


    Maybe a meme themed art contest? There are ones where you draw the same topic with different styles/expression/etc. We can find some in Deviantart or even make one ourselves.
    The medium used can depend on the contestant.
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    This actually sounds kind of interesting, I think farfalla and Bugzee will love this idea. :nod
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    Have there been a OC art contest yet? The most original character wins :)
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    There was a drawing contest but I don't remember the details right now.
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    ZOMG
    This place is so lively again!

    Ty for the suggestions, Infinite! Some of them are awesome o.o I love the Meme and OCs ones xD
    Tomorrow we'll use a holiday theme, but after that, we can pick one of the suggestions here to use^^ Those two I mentioned above are very creative, and I believe that people would have a good time with it, as long as we don't make it too complicated. I'll ask others to come here and discuss them a bit with us, so we can decide the best one for everybody^^

    Btw, Jin, great job with the list thing! xD
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    The meme theme sound pretty interesting.
    Some suggestion(no particular category)...
    -Steampunk
    -Visual Kei
    -Superhero
    -casino
    -Black and white
    -Zodiac
    -Seasons
    -nocturnal
    -mafia
    -Angel and demon
    -monochromatic
    -underwater
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    The Fun Forum guys would appreciate a mafia theme a lot, haha!
    I also love the Steampunk and the Zodiac one. People can play with their signs~
    I'll add them all to the list^^
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    Oyos

    What about a yon-koma? Also, a crafting one - something artsy but not 2d like clay, knitting, cosplay, etc.
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    Yon-koma is a great theme for a literature category, imo. Thanks for the awesome suggestion!

    But the second part seems like really... challenging xD
    We could bring that to the discussion thread and see what the others feel about it, though^^ If people agree it's not that hard and would take part, I'd support it!
     
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    Sound interesting.If it is something like making a card or scrapbooking,it shouldn't be too hard.(It is something I'm at least capable of.XD)
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    Maybe someone can kindly elaborate what a yon-koma is? :o

    But great ideas going on here! Thanks for the input, guys. Now I see there are lots of themes we have yet to try, it's cool! :thumbs
     
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    A yonkoma is basically a 4 panel comic strip typically used in gag manga.
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    It's probably been said before, but how about a handmade contest?
     
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    Re: Art Contest Theme Suggestion Thread

    If people don't think that's too complicated, we could totally use it^^
     
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    Haha maybe hold a separate contest for meme making and use the winner's meme for another contest. It may be hard to find meme suitable for everyone so might as well get the majority votes.
     
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