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Challenges The Official Fan Art Challenge - Current Challenge Extended through June!

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by HanSolo29, Mar 3, 2010.

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  1. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2001
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    Welcome to the Offical Fan Art Challenge! Each month, a single subject or category from the Star Wars universe will be chosen for artists of all skill levels to interpret. A wide range of media will be accepted including, but not limited to, graphite/ink drawings, paintings, photo-manips, digitial paintings/drawings, collages and posters. It's really whatever you're inspired to do. Be creative! If the subject is a TIE Fighter, don't just draw a TIE Fighter, try to incorporate it into a scene that's interesting. Or perhaps you would rather take the Alliance's view on the TIE. The possibilities are endless!

    *NEW* - 2/6/09
    As an extra twist, the Challenge will now be considered as a contest or a game. At the end of each quarter(Fall;September-November, Winter;December-February, Spring;March-May, Summer;June-August), all pieces of artwork submitted during that particular time period will be up for nomination for the "Art Challenge Fan Favorite Award." If your artwork makes it through the nomination process and wins the final vote, you will be awarded colors of your choosing and a title for a week to sport around the entire JC. But wait! There's more! As an added bonus, the winning piece of artwork will also be created into an icon and uploaded onto the JC forums for all to see and use at their choosing. Good luck to all participants!

    Past Winners:

    1. Fall 2006 - academygrad88; Boba Fett and Family
    2. Winter 2007 - DarthMikus; Quinlan Vos
    3. Spring 2007 - BIEREN; Darth Vader
    4. Summer 2007 - Basement24; Humiliation of Defeat
    5. Fall 2007 - ART2-D2; Artoo on Halloween
    6. Winter 2008 - Ty_Ordell; Princess Leia
    7. Spring 2008 - ART2-D2; Battle Droid
    8. Summer 2008 - Saith_Vaaper; Tahiri Veila
    9. Fall 2008 - Ranil-Starwing; Master of Vaapad
    10. Winter 2009 - earlybird-obi-wan; Sleep
    11. Spring 2009 - Black-Dog; Nas Choka Mini Figurine
    12. Summer 2009 - Corellian_Outrider; The Jungle Patrol
    13. Fall 2009 - littlereddog; An Ewok Halloween
    14. Winter 2010 - AzureAngel2; Anakin and Padme
    15. Spring 2010 - COULD BE YOU!



    Some Guidelines to Follow:

  2. Please post your images in this thread so we can have them all collected in one area, but of course you're also allowed to post them in your own artwork threads.


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  5. earlybird-obi-wan Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Aug 21, 2006
    star 6
    I have got this one for the Easter parade.

    It is Master Yoda visiting the children's farm (part of my story Aaquilin and Darrin)

    [image=http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk124/earlybird-obi-wan/forcenetart/aaquilin31.jpg]
  6. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
    Great one, dear bird.

    Mine is comming up this week. I will start tomorrow!
  7. littlereddog Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jul 22, 2008
    star 1
    Hello everyone! I have two this time:
    Darth Maul Bunny
    and Chewie the Easter Bunny
    The original inks are here:
    http://www.ctupa.com/store

    [image=http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v370/littlereddog/Tupa_maulbunny_color.jpg]

    [image=http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v370/littlereddog/tupa_chewiebunny_color.jpg]
  8. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
  9. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2001
    star 6
    Haha, nice! The Easter responses are really cute! Great job, everyone! It's really hard to choose just one favorite!

    The April challenge is also up and edited into the first post!
  10. earlybird-obi-wan Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Aug 21, 2006
    star 6
    Two Jedi from the past.

    With Master Yoda teaching the young Kaagi Adin the mediation of the white light and that will play a large role in the future of the Jedi Knight after he has fled the temple during order 66

    [image=http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk124/earlybird-obi-wan/forcenetart/aaquilin24.jpg]

    White
    White like the eternal consciousness
    White like the beings I have met
    White like the Force

  11. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
    My self-made graphic novel "On the wings of angels" mixes old and new. Because a strong migraine made my day in the truest sense of the word I would like to post some of the paintings here.

    I still like that paintings very much for they remember me visiting the Waterhouse exhibition in Groningen/ The Netherlands with my husband, my dear mother-in-law, a Dutch friend and a Bulgarian friend in April 2009.

    Shmi´s ghost is present at the wedding of Mara and Luke

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P6060147.jpg]

    Shmi´s ghost is trying to comfort Luke who is lost to the Dark Empire and the reborn Emperor

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P3190283.jpg]


    Shmi´s ghost is passing by during the lightsaber duel between Ben and Vader on the 1st death star

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P3130239.jpg]


    Shmi´s ghost is trying to comfort Luke who is lost to the Dark Empire and the reborn Emperor

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P3130233.jpg]

    Shmi´s ghost is reaching out for Anakin shortly before he makes the wrong decisions in the Jedi Temple

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P3120218.jpg]


    Padmé´s ghost visits the Beru family and their baby nephew on Tatooine

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P3120223.jpg]
  12. earlybird-obi-wan Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Aug 21, 2006
    star 6
    Another one from Aaquilin and Darrin for the challenge.
    The Rakata artifact is showing the future for Darth Plagueis and the mother of count Dooku

    [image=http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk124/earlybird-obi-wan/forcenetart/aaquilin37.jpg]
  13. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
    Can´t wait to hear about the outcome! And wonders if more folks can join the competition.

    *still was not able to find her special icon yet and wonders if Han can explain her the way through the JC*
  14. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2001
    star 6
    Thanks again to everyone who participated!

    Azure: I'm so sorry for the delay in your icon. I've been busy with a lot of other things and it keeps slipping my mind. I will try to have it done as soon as possible!

    And for anyone interested, the May Challenge is now up! Enjoy! :)
  15. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
    I suspected something like this, dear Han.

    [:D]

    And I was also very busy with RL matters. So I fully understand. This is also why I post older art pieces of mine, that I am very found off:

    The kiss

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P4040541.jpg]


    Twist in my sobriety

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P9060246.jpg]


    For the love of a princess

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P9240352.jpg]


    Lovers broken apart

    [image=http://i108.photobucket.com/albums/n2/AzureAngel2_2006/SW%20pictures/P9180356.jpg]
  16. earlybird-obi-wan Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Aug 21, 2006
    star 6
    And I have a new one

    [image=http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk124/earlybird-obi-wan/forcenetart/dagobah.jpg]
  17. BIEREN Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Oct 12, 2005
    star 3
    Here's my entry: "Tigran Jamiro" the Rebel who told Han, "Your Tauntaun will freeze before you reach the first marker"
    [IMG]
  18. Corellian_Outrider Admin FF | Art Curator | Oceania RSA | CR of NSW

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    Member Since:
    Mar 9, 2002
    star 5
    Here is my entry and just in time:

    "Just like old times."
    Han Solo runs into an old friend at Echo Base... Dash Rendar

    [image=http://s528.photobucket.com/albums/dd326/Corellian_Outrider/SOTEcol.jpg]

  19. Iverna Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 20, 2008
    star 4
    Oooh, I'll play. Two pieces illustrating my favourite ESB scene.

    Dirty Hands:

    [image=http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2010/152/9/4/Dirty_Hands_by_SvenjaLiv.jpg]

    The Scoundrel and the Princess:

    [image=http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs44/f/2009/123/6/5/The_Scoundrel_and_the_Princess_by_SvenjaLiv.jpg]
  20. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
    [face_love]

    Soooo wonderful, Iverna.
  21. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2001
    star 6
    Wonderful entries, everyone! I'm really impressed!

    I would also like to apologize for the delay in updates. I think what I'm going to do is extend the ESB challenge through the remainder of June and just start the new challenge once June rolls around.

    I'll also have the voting thread for the Spring entries up momentarily. Thanks for your patience! :)
  22. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
    RL is busy and harsh at times, dear Han.

    [:D]

    Take you time.
  23. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

    Member Since:
    Apr 13, 2001
    star 6
    Phew!

    Finally, the new challenge and the voting thread for last quarter is up! I apologize for the delay! Things have just been pretty hectic for me lately. [face_tired]

    I will also get working on the backlog of icons that need to go up for the past challenge winners. I'm going to try to get those sent off to Nat ASAP! :)
  24. AzureAngel2 Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 14, 2005
    star 6
    I believed in you... always!

    [:D]
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