October 8, 2014

Mornings! Where to start, where to start…deviantART needs your creativity. deviantART, along with The Art Institutes would like to present WHAT DOES YOUR ARTISTIC JOURNEY LOOK LIKE? Here’s what you need to do….

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An Event in Shared Creativity

from the website:

Enter your journey and contribute to a major art project sponsored by deviantART and The Art Institutes system of schools. Whether you’re passionate about cupcakes or character design, whether your art is digital or traditional, we want to see where your journey has taken you and where you’re headed next. 50 pieces will be selected by fellow deviants and will be integrated into a rapid-fire animation that represents a collective experience in creativity.

How to enter:

Download: You have a choice of three templates. Once you make your decide the one you want, you must use one of the template or copy in the same size and resolution and you need to use road provided in each template without moving the road and the road must not block the traffic.

Create: You can use any medium or program to place your journey on to the road. You can either pull from your gallery, illustrate, collage, photograph, or create. deviantART has place templates into their muro.

Submit: Use the button to submit your entry, which must be a single JPG or PNG file on the template with the road open. No no video, animations or GIFs.

from website:

50 works will be selected for the art video and each artist will receive a one-year premium membership and $100 USD.

Three of the 50 works will be eligible to become the First, Second, and Third place prize winners for extraordinary distinction in execution and each will be featured on the homepage of deviantART as a billboard for one full day.

First Place:

  • $5,000 USD
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3
  • One-Year subscription to Sketchbook Pro
  • Backpack Gift Set
  • 8,000 deviantART Points
  • One-Year Premium Membership to deviantART

Second Place:

  • $4,000 USD
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3
  • Backpack Gift Set
  • 4,000 deviantART Points
  • One-Year Premium Membership to deviantART

Third Place:

  • $3,000 USD
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3
  • Backpack Gift Set
  • 4,000 deviantART Points
  • One-Year Premium Membership to deviantART

47 Semi-Finalists:

  • $100 USD
  • One-Year Premium Membership to deviantART


Your Judges Are:

Kristan Yadao (dittino3)

Stephanie Rattanachane (marionettedolly*)

Cass Womack (charfade)

These three ladies are Art Institute graduates.

Contest began on September 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) & will end @ 11:59:59 PM (PT) on Nov. 5, 2014. Plenty of time!


  • Entrants must be at least 13 years old as of Sept. 29, 2014.
  • Entrant may reside anywhere in the world.
  • Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM (PT) on Nov. 5, 2014 and be submitted through the contest gallery on deviantART;
  • Membership to is required to enter the Contest;
  • Membership to is free;
  • Read the Official Rules carefully.
  • Must use one of the three templates provided at the contest site without altering the size or the dimensions of the template and keeping the road open.

To read the official rules and to enter go to Art Institutes What Does Your Artistic Journey Look Like?

I wish you guys the best and hope that your work gets chosen, who knows, you could be in the top three places! Enjoy and be blessed this Wednesday!

Come back Friday for some frights!

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