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Are the muscles in one of your arms more developed because you draw/write a lot? 

98 deviants said Is that even possible? O.o
50 deviants said Yes (+1)
34 deviants said No
28 deviants said They are larger in one arm, but not because of drawing/writing XD
:love: Edit 20/3: More prizes added! Also, 2nd and 3rd prize have been unlocked! :D
:love: Edit 7/3: Look at all the amazing prizes that have been added since the journal was first posted <3 We started out with 3 per place, and look at it now! I'm happy everyone seems just excited for this contest as I am, and I'm looking forward to seeing all your entries. 
:shout: Edit 2/3: Please READ before asking a question!
So far all questions I got were answered in the journal

I've hit some pretty awesome milestones in the past couple of months! Both on DA and on other accounts on the big WWW. So I've decided it's time for a party! :party: 

Although I am hosting this to celebrate some personal milestones, I also want to use this as an opportunity to thank and involve the DA community at large. So I will be combining this contest with something I had in mind for a community challenge. 

The Challenge

Draw your OC in a scenario or situation
More info:
Bullet; Green Draw your OC doing something. It could be fighting, eating, running, drinking tea, whatever you want! You can even draw a short comic. As long as they're doing something. We want to see an action! If you're not sure if your idea will qualify, ask yourself "does this pose imply movement?"
Bullet; Green It can be one character or multiple characters, whatever you want.
Bullet; Green Humanoid, anthro, feral, etc, are all welcome :)
Bullet; Green It doesn't have to be fullbody, but to be able te depict an action it should be at least halfbody. 
Bullet; Yellow Backgrounds are not mandatory, but they do help to set the scene!
Bullet; Yellow It doesn't have to be colored, but remember that effort is one of the judging criterea. 
Bullet; Red We have to be able to see the action without help! So drawing your character(s) just standing or sitting with a text-balloon and saying they're talking will NOT qualify!
Bullet; Red No fanart, and no random characters! I want to see characters who at least have a name and bio, or something else to show they're a developed character (descriptions under art, writing, etc). Fancharacters are allowed, as long as they have a bio etc. Only if you don't have an OC you are allowed to draw a character that belongs to someone else, but only if it's a character from a friend, you get their explicit permission before you start the drawing, and they are a fully developed character.
Bullet; Yellow You are allowed to add a canon or random character to the image, as long as your OC is the main focus. 

Need help with poses or other aspects of your entry? Have a look at my FywaDA journals:
Find your way around DA #1: Pose References
Find your way around DA #2: Animal Stock
Find your way around DA #3: Color Theory
Find your way around DA#4: Composition+Perspective
Find your way around DA #5: Coloring and Shading
Find your way around DA #6: Anatomy


Judges: :iconiduna-haya: :iconmwiyumi: :iconwill-of-fire23: :iconsarang-lee:  :iconsarahrieker: 

We will be judging the entries based on:
Bullet; Green Depiction of the character
Bullet; Green Creativity, originality and composition
Bullet; Green Effort


Bullet; Green You don't have to be a Watcher to join, but it will be useful for updates. And of course it would be much appreciated <3
Bullet; Green When submitting your entry, put a working link to this journal in your description, AND a link to a reference/bio/ other 'OC proof' of the character you drew
Bullet; Green Please leave a link to your entry here in the comments. Don't rely on the mention system!
 It often doesn't work. No link here = no entry.
Bullet; Green All visual mediums are welcome. So no literature, sorry. It would be too difficult to compare visual with written work. 
Bullet; Green You can enter as many times as you like! BUT each entry must be of a different OC, and only one can win
Bullet; Green All entries must follow the DA submission rules
Bullet; Green All entries must be submitted after this journal was posted, and made especially for the contest
Bullet; Yellow Any stock used must be properly credited. Bases are allowed, but remember that effort is one of the judging criteria!
Bullet; Yellow Blood and tasteful nudity is allowed, but please keep it within limits. No 'gore just to be gore', and no porn. When in doubt, please ask first. 
Bullet; Red If I catch anyone being rude to other contestants, they're out
Bullet; Red If you win but you don't respond within 7 days the prize will move to the next in line. 


[If you want to donate a prize please send me a Note]
[Since it's a contest of course there are prizes. But I hope you will mainly see this as an opportunity to challenge yourselfves <3 ]

:new: Notes on prize donations:
Bullet; Yellow Please, no 'llama only' donations. If you're offering other prizes you can of course add them as an extra:)
Bullet; Yellow I do not consider 'will add to faves' a prize, sorry. I don't think that's how faving should work. I'd rather you fave any entries you like simply because you like them and want to support the artist. 
Bullet; Yellow I'd prefer no Original Species to be offered as a prize. Many deviants are not really interested in adopts or OS, and I'd hate to see your hard work go to waste :) If you want to offer them as an alternative to a different prize that's perfectly fine. 

Arrow left All entries will be added to my faves and will be featured in a journal
Arrow left If this contest goes really well and we get a lot of entries I'll add some honorable mentions. 

1st place 
:new: 3 month Core membership [by TheBrassGlass]
Star! 200 :points:*
Star! 150 :points: [from CCDragon-93]
Star!  100:points: [donated by wolfgurl1999]
Star! Fullbody of a (humanoid) character of your choice incl. simple background OR a Custom character design like this: [open] Steampunk Angel OR OC ref sheet (same format as custom)  [by Iduna-Haya
Star! Full illustration The decisive battle [by Carrot-Ache
Star! Full-body pencil drawing The Beast Unleashed [by Chameleonist
Star! Full-body The Night Is My Veil [by PastryFudger ]

Star! Colored Waist-up Waist-Up Examples 1 [by PosyPrince]
Star! headshot [personal] The Queenbee (humanoids too) [by inkblush]
Star! Colored headshot [by lDestiny]
Star! Portrait sketch Avier [by SarahRieker
Star! Colored trad. chibi with reference sheet Nancy Blackmor reference sheet [by NancyBlackmor]
New Inked headshot [by fireytika]
Star! Feature of the winning piece and 2 more deviations [by Iduna-Haya]
Star! Llama and feature by LualaDy 
New Journal feature in the groups FantasyGallery and AdvertisingGallery [by fireytika

 Unlocked 2nd place [unlocked!]
:new: 1 month Core membership [by TheBrassGlass]
Star! 100 :points:*
Star! 75 :points: [from CCDragon-93]
Star! 60:points: [from wolfgurl1999]
Star! Halfbody of a (humanoid) character of your choice incl. simple background, OR a Custom outfit/weapon design [by Iduna-Haya
Star! Drawing Commission: Sora [by Carrot-Ache
Star! Half-body pencil drawing Celtic Christmas [by Chameleonist]
Star! Colored Bust Trade |  KingKiron [by Avidex
Star! Lineart [by PastryFudger ]
Star! Colored trad. chibi [Art Trade] Weiss Schnee[by NancyBlackmor]
Star! Feature of the winning piece and 2 more deviations [by Iduna-Haya]
Star! Llama and feature by LualaDy  
New Journal feature in the groups FantasyGallery and AdvertisingGallery [by fireytika]

Unlocked 3rd place [unlocked!]
:new: 1 month Core membership [by TheBrassGlass]
Star! 50 :points:*
Star! 25 
:points: [from CCDragon-93]
Star! 40:points: [donated by wolfgurl1999]
Star! Two little pagedolls (like this CM Hitsuji
 [by Iduna-Haya
Star! Drawing Commission: Sora [by Carrot-Ache]
Star! Headshot pencil drawing Emperor [by Chameleonist]
Star! Colored trad. chibi [Art Trade] Weiss Schnee[by NancyBlackmor]
Star! Icon [by PastryFudger ]
Star! Feature of the winning piece and 2 more deviations [by Iduna-Haya]
Star! Llama and feature by LualaDy 
New Journal feature in the groups FantasyGallery and AdvertisingGallery [by fireytika]

Star! All participants will receive a llama from lDestiny 

* Donated for the icon features by:
:iconeniminemoe: :icondawishingwell: :iconandriod-x: :icondorenna: :iconkhotsodube: :iconiduna-haya:

Please show these wonderful prize donators some love <3
:iconccdragon-93: :iconwolfgurl1999: :iconchameleonist: :iconinkblush: :iconposyprince: :iconavidex: :iconlualady: :iconsarahrieker: :iconnancyblackmor: :iconcarrot-ache: :iconpastryfudger: :iconldestiny: :iconthebrassglass: :iconfireytika:


1st of May 2017
This should give you plenty of time!

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FelixFFDS Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Thanks for the favs!!
fiyonk14 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
:+fav: :thanks: :iconaheartforyou: :iconflyingheartsplz: 
Ita-Freak Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello, how're you? ^w^
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bysirian Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Thanks for the Llama!
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