Important Information Regarding URLs -- UPDATE*** UPDATE: As of April 30, 2014 the older URLs appear to have been fixed by the dA developers. Please check your URLs to be sure yours are working once again, if not you may want to submit a ticket with the Help Desk. ***
It has recently come to my attention that the URL to my stock rules which is on all 2,013 of my deviations, no longer points to the stock rules journal. For some unknown reason, deviantART staff has changed the method of identifying our individual journals. Instead of our older URLs pointing to a specific journal, they lead you to your journal homepage.
I am not the only person affected by this change. I scoured my extensive watch list and looking at every stocker I personally watch and many of them have the exact same thing happening.
The following stockers may want to update their rules on their deviations:
Christmas Elf Contest - WINNERS1st Place
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Texture Your World ContestTell us the story of your world in textures!
We are surrounded 24 hours a day by objects that have texture, they may be smooth or bobbly, old or new, bold, bright, shiny or dull. You might see a texture every day and never notice it until you start looking. Do you sit at a desk that's textured, or pass an interesting tree on the way to work or school?
We want you, in the form of a triptych (thats 3 images forming a larger image see example here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triptych ) to tell us the story of your textured world. Each individual texture should stand on its own, both as a useful resource and as a cohesive part of the whole story. What story you tell through your texture triptych is up to you - but they must be textures that tell a story of your world in some way.
There are 3 categories for this contest, each of which you can submit to twice.
These are textures created digitally by
Classical Horror Halloween Contest NOW CLOSEDCONTEST NOW CLOSED, GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED WE WILL BEGIN JUDGING IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS!
Bring out your dead side
Ever had that feeling, that a portrait is watching you? No matter where you stand in the room its gaze seems to follow you,.. staring... waiting...
We invite you to join us in making a grand collection of horrific hounds, voluptuous vampires, and ghoulish ghostly portraits this Halloween in best Haunted House style!
Its time to unlock your inner Dorian Grey, and all those other creepy strange ancestors, cousins, uncles, aunts and grannies that the family don't like to talk about!
Even if you aren't normally a model stock provider - or if you don't usually provide stock at all, this is your chance to dip your toe in the murky waters and have a go! Bring out your face paints and props and make a dashing Halloween portrait entry! The more creative you are, the more creative the results of the second half of the contest will be!
Pirate Contest Ends 2/28 at Midnight! Enter Quick! Just a reminder guys - February is a short month! There are now only 10 days left to get your entries in!!!
Sail the Seven Seas Pirate Contest
February 28, 2014
(We want to give everyone extra time due to the holidays!)
1. You must have an pirate theme/character in your entry.
2. Your entry MUST contain one of our pirate themed model stock images from this folder: http://hiddenyume-stock.deviantart.com/gallery/6211760 (More are to come) as a CENTRAL figure in the entry. Note: any visual media is welcome. I.E. you may use our model stock as a reference. Your entry does NOT have to be a photomanip. Paintings/drawings/etc are also definitely welcome!
3. Your entry MUST be new created for this contest.
4. You may enter up to 2 entries. (Only 1 entry can win!)
5. You must link back to this contest in the description of the entry.
6. You MUST notify us in a NOTE titled "Seven Seas Contest entry."
7. You must properly credit any and all stock
Elementals Contest (CLOSED!)Earth, Fire, Water, Air, and Uranium? What's this? A CONTEST? My challenge for you is to create a stock and/or art piece depicting elementals/elements whether it be of the traditional elements or the newfangled chemistry elements. I want to see your creativity!
There are no required stocks and the contest is open to stockers, traditional artists, and digital artists.
Clarification: You can depict as many of the elements as you wish in your entry whether it be one or many. You can do the earth, water, fire, air type elementals, or elementals related to chemistry elements, or even elementals that combine both types of elements!
There are three categories:
NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 7, 2014 AT 11:59!
To submit your entry either comment on this journal or send me them via note.
I have an exam Tuesday and won't have much time unt
CONTEST EXTENDED A WEEK*EDIT* Woohoo!! We have some entries!!
Hello everyone!! It's been a while since I last held a stock challenge for stock artists but in the spirit of the new year here you go.
What if a mirror isn't all it seems. What if your reflection wants to keep you on your side? What if you are able to climb through a mirror but your reflection keeps standing in front of you, blocking your way? You try to touch the mirror without your reflection touching the same place. Maybe the cold surface isn't the mirror you're touching, but the cold flesh of your doppelganger, pushing back, keeping you on your side.
The theme is 'Through the Mirror'
Shush by ceeek-stock
Christmas Winterworld Contest- Closed Christmas is comming and within the mood of silence, wonderful winter weather -hopefully with snow, but sun- a pot of chocolate or warm wine -in Germany we have fantastic Glühwein-, you spend wonderful hours with your family and your friends. Maybe you live in a region where it is warm and sunny with palmtrees, but you have also it decorated for Christmas with your Christmasdecoration.
Show us your imagination of a Christmas winterworld. It can include a snowy white winterworld, it can also show Christmas under palmtrees. You are free to show it in your way, it´s not necessary to include a Santa or something.
You are given 15 Stocks below, from every of us 5 stocks. Your work has to include min. 1 of each of us. From stockpacks you are allowed to take only one. You are free to use more than one stock from each of us. The size must so, that we can see it without a loupe and we reserve the right to decl
Out of the Box - Photomanipulation Contest!Contest Info
It's that time again.
For this contest, you are being offered a "stock bank" to select your stocks from. There is no particular theme; just wing it!
The majority (but not 100%!) of your manipulation must contain stocks from the given choices. You may find some textures or other little odds and ends to use. Also, you do not need to use a piece from each category listed below (but you can use more than one from the same category if you'd like). All stock/textures you are using outside of the bank must be legit.
Make sure you read each stock artists' rules! This is a must. Also, always give proper credit and notify of usage. Please remember to do this, or the entry will not be accepted.
There will be 3 different categories: beginner, intermediate, and advanced (when submitting your entry or entries via note,
The Creative Inspiration Contest [closed]
12.1.2014: Contest is now closed
Thank you for all the wonderful entries!!!
11.1.2014: Only today left! Get your entries in!
Edit 24.11.13: Updated prizes + put the date in proper format; updated rules - one line added:
"Entries that keep too closely to the inspirational source (i.e. the ones that basically copy the image by just switching the stock) will be rejected."
I have decided to wait a little longer before adding any judges so you are not limited by maybe wanting to avoid certain people as inspirational sources
Edit 4.12.13: Please, please, please, read the rules before you start!
I hate to decline work on the grounds of formalities (especially when I can see you put a lot of effort
in your work) - this includes the DO NOT COPY part!
Edit 14.12.13: Updated prizes
When we browse dA, we constantly get ins
Photomanipulation Contest: Rebirth and RenewalWelcome to the latest community competition for Photomanipulation!
This is the official kick-off blog for the latest, greatest EXTREME PHOTOMANIPULATION CONTEST here on dA! The contest is backed by communityrelations with HUGE prizes and hosted by CRPhotomanipulation. This journal describes the rules for the contest. Please read it carefully.
What we mean by "Extreme" photomanipulation
You should reach beyond your comfort zone and create a deviation that is bold, unique, and better than you thought you could create. Try something new. Break the mold. You've got this!
We have HUGE prizes. So, we are expecting HUGE results.
Theme: Rebirth and Renewal
Our theme, Rebirth and Renewal, was suggested by administrators of CRPhotomanipulation. You are hereby challenged to create a photomanipulation that shows rebirth and/or renewal. For example, it could sh
Contest: The Dark Forest [UPDATE][CLOSED]
Hello all of you MOST fabulous deviants!!!
And welcome to our next contest!
"The Dark Forest"
*This is not a stock feature contest*
This is our next BIG contest!!!
*Literature/Poetry *Photo Manipulation/Digital Art *Photography *Traditional *Stock
Shuuuweee! That's a lot of categories!
Here's what we want:
"The forest is a place that often taps at the door of every artists imagination. When thinking of the forest as a setting in any piece of artwork, the imagination can soar to many different heights. Some artists imagine magic, fairy tales, and romance...while others can think only of the dangers, fear, and nightmares created from the dark unknown. So I'm interested,-Oh man am I interested!-to know what pops int
Creatures of the Night Stock and Resources Contest"Ware those who leave the safety of the fireside after the midnight hour on Old Hallows Eve; lest the dead steal your soul and your body be turned into a creature of the night!
Would you turn towards the waning moon or turn away?
Witch, or Witch Hunter, Demon or Demon Hunter... undead, ghost, vampire or werewolf?
Create your creature of the night as stock for your fellow artists to turn into Halloween themed art! Go to town with makeup and props and strike a zombie pose!
We are looking for some really outstanding "creatures of the night" stock, it doesn't matter if you are a zombie or a ghost, or a demon hunter - but we want you to push the boat out and be as different and as original as you can manage!
Digital work: i
Librarian's Choice - Closed! Judging has begun! And the contest is closed! We got some amazing entries in this time around! I hope to have the judging results back within a week at the latest. That will also give me some time to post a new exclusive back for winners to choose from, as well as letting out other prize donators figure some stuff out!
Also, just FYI - we seem to have lost 2 of our prize donators (and one entrant) into the Deviation in storage/Account on hiatus ether. If you know A-Wakefield/Mandies-stock in the RW, can you have them contact me to know if they will be back in time to be judged/donate as promised?
Thanks so much guys!!!
So it might not be common knowledge, but we of Hiddenyume-stock love books. Love them I tell you! No really, of the four main models on the account, one of us is a published author, two are aspiring authors, and one is totally a sexy librarian for her day job.
We’re fans of everything from the classics of sci-fi like H.G. Wells and Mary Shelley to classical litera
Sci-Fi and Fantasy Contest 1 WEEK LEFT! NEW PRIZESUpdate: 1 WEEK REMAINING FOR ENTRY SUBMISSION! New Prizes! 100+ points up for grabs along with some cool exclusive stock
Current Entries can be found here:
I've decided to have a contest in celebration of hitting 10K page views. Well ok, I'm at 9116 and the wait is killing me. So it's close enough, eh? I want to get this contest started. There are two categories to the contest, art creation and stock creation!
Art Creation: Fantasy and Science Fiction
Artists, your task is to create a fantasy or a science fiction themed piece. Bu
Contest - In Space- ClosedHi Everyone,
today we ( :iconcd-stock: :iconevelivesey: :iconybsilon-stock: ) start with our new contest.
Our new theme is "In Space". Be creative and show us your imagination.
You are given 30 stocks below. Your work has to include min. 1 of each of us. From stockpacks you are allowed to take only one. You are free to use more than one stock from each of us. The size must be so, that we can see it without a loupe and we reserve the right to decline the entry, if we can´t see our stocks. Credit all stocks you used with a direct link (equal it is our stock or an other stock). Only legitimate stock is allowed (no Google or something like this).
Your artist comment has to include a statement, that this is a entry for the Contest "In Space" held by :iconcd-stock: :iconevelivesey: :iconYb
Mega Contest for Artists - Full Details!!Heeeerrreee we go.. If you are an 'up n comer' and you want to make your mark on the art world - then this may just be the contest for you:
SurrealPSD Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/SurrealPSD
'Shoutout' Link: http://artsystemphotoshop.com/
SurrealPSD Contest Facebook Post
Halloween Events and Contests 2013There are lots of opportunities to get involved with events, chats, games, challenges and contests hosted by members of the communityrelations team! Find below an extensive list of all the Halloween shenanigans� that are heading your way and that have already begun!
Contests and Challenges
October 20th - October 31st.
Anthro Halloween Drawing Contest
Medium: All except Literature
Date: 18th September - 1st November
Contest: Trick or Treat Contest
Medium: Varied sub-categories of Artisan Crafts
Date: Now until 1st November
Photomanip Mini-Contest: It's a REBIRTHday!What is this?
Today is deviantART's 13th birthday, and you are invited to the party! There are festivities happening all around dA, and you can find a list of them HERE. Be sure to check out the Chats and Forums, especially :#communityrelations:, for fun things happening all day long!
I have a special challenge for all you photomanipulators out there! How many times have you looked back at an old piece of art and said, "Wow, I so want to remake that!" Well, guess what . . . this is your chance do do so, and you could win PRIZES!!
What do I do?
Select one of your older (i.e. at least 2 months old) photomanipulations. Yes, it must be a photomanipulation! Your task is to remake that manipulation and give it a new life. You should think about not just recreating the exact same image all over again, but rather recreating it so that it is new, fresh, and a bit different. This is your chance to try
Daily Deviation Suggestion Drive!Back By Popular Demand!
In January of 2012, the community was challenged by thorns to do something about their complaints on dA. Thus was born this very group! But before the group, it was just a fledgling idea on LiliWrites's account that began with a DD Suggestion Contest. The results of that contest were overwhelming. And so, under the prodding of quite a few Community Volunteers, we're going to do it again!
UPDATE: Less than 1 week in and we've already got 100 suggested DDs and 2 accepted suggestions!! Keep up the great work guys and gals. Please remember that you need to leave a link to every deviation you suggest in this journa