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Contest at BeautifulScapes

Summer Seaside Contest…
Sat May 18, 2013, 2:19 PM by ~AquamarineQ
Us founders have been very inactive lately so to make up for it, we'll be holding an awesome contest for you guys .


Participants should submit photos/paintings/drawings related to summer, nature and water (can be ocean, sea, lake, anything).

Deadlines and such

You can submit from this day on until 1st September ! However it must be in this folder: [link] . If one fails to submit their photos there, they won't be taken into consideration. Btw, there's a limit of 5 photos per participant so only post your best work!

Judging and prizes

Our co-founder *Calisaroa and I will be deciding, however we'll have polls through which members can vote as well. If, say, 60% of members vote Picture X which the two of us don't particularly like, he or she will get a popularity prize consisting of their works being featured in this group after the contest is over. The winners (so the ones whose pictures we will like most) will get prizes as following:
1st place - 400 points
2nd place - 200 points
3rd place - 100 points
all participants - 1 llama

I would also like to add that only BeautifulScapes members can join this contest. I guess this was about all. Good luck to all of you and I really hope we'll get many nice submissions .

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The Photography 2 gallery is now full. A new Photography 3 Gallery has been opened. Please submit your photographic work there.

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A Poll A Day... These are pieces with less than 100 fav's and in need of more love! 

33 deviants said Jako dog. by Huroman
30 deviants said The Dark X The Light by Morticya-Monteiro
24 deviants said Denzel Washington by StevePencilPortraits
2 deviants said Sweet by animesoul88
2 deviants said <[…>------> Here is the folder containing all previously featured in A poll A Day.
1 deviant said :iconeajna: is next so watch for their poll tomorrow!

Affiliate Contests

Journal Entry: Sat Apr 6, 2013, 6:29 PM
Another Affiliate :iconi-heart-colors: is hosting a competition to do with complementary colours ==>…   I-Heart-Colors: Opposites Attract Contest CLOSEDEDIT: The contest folder is now closed for submissions. We have received lots of great entries and the admins will now proceed to vote on them. Stay tuned for the winners! :heart:
Overview :
I-Heart-Colors is announcing the launch of the  “Opposites Attract” Competition.
What to do ? :
Entrants must submit a piece of work (2D or 3D), that represents two or more contrasting colors. Contextualised, abstracted, trailing narrative or defined by the surface of the image, it is the artists decision how he/she chooses to portray the idea.
What are Contrasting/Complementary Colours ?:
Also known as contrasting colors, complementary colors are directly opposite each other on the color wheel. Selecting contrasting colors is useful when you want to make the colors stand out more vibrantly. If you are composing a picture of lemons, using a blue background will make the lemons stand out more. Some examples of contrasting
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One of our affiliates :iconnon-real: is having it's first contest and they have asked us to announce it. The theme of it is "The Strange Coffee Drinkers" lol Sounds interesting to me. :) Anyway, for more details check out their journal entry here. Competitive Actuation 001 - the last callDear members, watchers and friends :iconcoffeedanceplz:
time is running and the contest timeline expires soon, exactly spoken at the 5th of May :-)
So I want to send today a kind reminder and hope there are some more entries in work which will be sent the next few days.
Have a wonderful time and see you
Dear members, watchers and friends :sun:
while kidding around with the lovely Debora Filterkaffee - about drinking coffee and the fitting emoticons for us coffee addicts e.g. this one :icondrinkcoffeepotplz: - an idea for a contest was born.
Here the details:
The theme is "The Strange Coffee Drinkers" as seen here:

The detailed rules are:
We want to see strange pots/persons/situations while drinking coffee as seen in the examples above.
We are expecting to see: strange pots (no usual coffee cups) and a person / strange habit from a person while dringing coffee / strange s
The contest ends May 5th.

I am SOOOOOO sorry that I haven't been keeping up with things lately guys. I have been busy with school and work. All this math homework and 15 page research paper are definitely kicking my ass right now. Anyway, here is an extra long, fully loaded feature for everyone to make up for it. :) And I hope everyone had a good Easter.

Maleficent by RerinKin Let Me Out ! by DARSHSASALOVE Penelope by VeronicaVK7 I'll Be Your Everything ! by annakoutsidou Power by Trichardsen Masahiro by Mistress-Kagura Leaving Home, Coming Home by lucid-light The New Planet by TaniaART week13/day1 by cloe-patra Birth of the Summer by Kasia1989 Myself by elinkalo Inside a shipwreck by veracauwenberghs Jungle Feeling by Ileina Woodland maiden by Notvitruvian Life Is a Magic Thing by NovaHeroi V0ltZz by Lanzie Twin Hippocampus 2 by Reptangle Sagrada Familia by takmaj Uplift by IvanAndreevich golden Skull by syinthetic A Different Lover is not a Sin by Wesley-Souza Angel by Razor-Sensei The Delphic Expanse by Velvet--Glove Mighty Neptune by Miss-TaDa Starlight by Trichardsen Birds over the river by AnnaArmona SmileYouveWon by Kay-Noire Samurai Vs Oni Full by GrantWilson Flower crown by AuroraWienhold .:Divination:. by Kay-Noire Essence of the Hunter by JEURO85 Amethyste by AlexandraVBach Mermaid Annie by sirenabonita Salsa Invertebraxa - Egg Retrieval by m0zch0ps Hello Kitty's 16th Cake by ginas-cakes This amazing starry heaven by KPEKEP Don't come close to me by brijome Blot on the Landscape by GrahamSym This is my city by Mo0nX 20's New York by SofiaMaldonado Living The Dream - 5 Great Heroes by SakakiTheMastermind Lonely Night by MirellaSantana Be Still My Heart by NovaHeroi Commissions Severian by deathasagi Melting ice by m-eralp togheter. by LensLove78 Albert Einstein by E-leah Diablo III: Malthael, The Angel of Rainbow by Manticora-Miorro Jasmine by Lovepeace-S Secret Life by Aeternum-Art Shiny Garden by KeilaNeokow Paper Bags (Color) by LukeGraber week10 by cloe-patra She Who Dominates Hell by DarkDevil16 Winter by KeilaNeokow You can't milk this one by Mo0nX Daenerys Stormborn. by slashaline Monastery by E-leah Siblings by Riphath Dog Rose by Velvet--Glove heartbeat by NatasaTW WARPAINT by DestinyBlue Drawing pencil water on face by byMichaelX Warrior Of Light by DominiqueWesson Journey for Danny and Joe by KPEKEP Cherry blossoms by O--V Feelings by RerinKin The Edge by PMucks : k sketch : by BastardPrince Zip-a-dee-doo-Death by Travis-Clarke Rainbow Love by Velvet--Glove Cinderella Castle by takmaj girl by insanevolk Hope by SignHermitCrab Alucard by TixieLix Sailor Moon_I'll fight until the end by Pillara Enlighten my soul by alvaen-art Elf by markstewart Confrontation by Lexehh Ferocious by Trichardsen East Shore Lake Tahoe140225-116 by MartinGollery Sand Harbor140228-20-Edit-2 by MartinGollery The Wind Rises by irish-blackberry Man In Black by CelticWolfwalker Smile  ~   Draw Along by lemgras330 Light Breeze by Tiffany-Tees The Eye of a Pirate by charfade Tigress by Jaavii The Storm    ~   Draw Along by lemgras330 Brisbane by hannahfairbairn (MATURE) Beautiful Venus by jennasartwork Lion by HendrikHermans Art Trade with Semcool by Harumagai Land of myth and beauty by Trichardsen Conundrum by Travis-Clarke Floating Dreams by Glorielfwings :: Wind Tachinu :: by Sangrde Extinction by TaniaAV Forsaken by byAllex Mad Tongue Action by shonechacko Consistency by IvanAndreevich The lake by SignHermitCrab The sound of my heart by AuroraWienhold FFXIII Lightning Returns: Legendary Rider by Futago-KawaiI Servalis Dtam-Chur (SE Asian Treecat) by m0zch0ps Pain by alvaen-art Annabella by PMucks Rockstar games by Yankeestyle94 Little Panda by Alena-Koshkar Red Savior by SephOo The Magic Circle by Estruda at window by Lovepeace-S : goddess : by BastardPrince Riverbanks by tuonenjoutsen The Sea Goddess by MirellaSantana Mermaid Gezzilyn II by sirenabonita Link by Jon-Lock Thranduil and Legolas by Jon-Lock ENIRGMALH - silver , moonstone , pearl by LUNARIEEN NAHZDUG MORH ( dragon's eye ) by LUNARIEEN Night Out by Joe-Maccer Une Chatte by CaptainCassieArt sea spirits by Julliane Reflections by Sarah-BK Wild at Heart by bleistiftkind Dark Forest by TaniaART Mother Earth by TaniaART Tiamat's Grief by Cygam-7 Sheep and Girl by KaiNaturally Lunar Jewel by Velvet--Glove Maleficent by JoshBurns Vampire Hunter D by JoshBurns The Dolphin by deebanmaniam Vibrant Illusion by San-T Flower of Life by Pillara Cupcake Cake by ginas-cakes In my head by TeSzu The Headless Horseman by Fuacka Roar! by SansaXIX Give me a title...? by Betuwefotograaf Howl and Sophie by DominiqueWesson Art Trade with Mariko-chan94 by Harumagai I am Real, Are You? by MRFarts Abraham Lincoln by JG-Pain Dragon Magician (Commission) - colored by Asfahani Take Me Away by Sarah-BK La marche de la reine by JessicaSansiquet Valentine 2014 by SignHermitCrab Scarlett Johansson by NienkeF Anne Lisbeth by Koveliana LionTiger2 by brijome Chippendales Vega :D by TixieLix Reception by jepegraphics Swift by zezelai St Giles Cathederal Edinburgh Scotland by Estruda Lady Rose by rawenna Black Mariah by jim373 Contact by MolotovGTM

Whew, that was a lot. Hope you guys are okay with the super long feature. :)

A Look Back at January

Journal Entry: Mon Feb 17, 2014, 11:02 AM
OMG I'm so sorry guys, I have fallen way behind on doing this. I beg your forgiveness! :iconbegplz: I have been kind of busy with school and work. Fun fun :XD: Anyway, I think I put a few more than I usually do into this feature, hope it makes up for it. :lmao: Enjoy this look back.

Essenziale + VIDEO Speed Painting by VeroFalcioniArt shiny blue diamonds by Andrea1981G DON'T PULL ! (drawing) by b-Dedi Burning Desire by fajr2000 Pistache by Luciex27 The Rise of an Angel by neverdying Elsa and Anna of Arendelle // Frozen by MaruExposito Vampire Queen by SignHermitCrab New Year's Eve III. by kammkilian Flying Solo by bobcat303 Song of faith by zeiruch transformation by Holicdraw34 Positive by IvanAndreevich A Red Rose in the Snow by SignHermitCrab Light Gallery by rabbitica Friesian Horse by Yankeestyle94 Between sunflowers and love - Kyoukai No Kanata by MaruExposito Flesh and Acrylic - C.Madison2 by BenHeine Flesh and Acrylic - C.Madison3 by BenHeine Old Wooden Canal 1. by jxsnyder Shaolin Kung fu by Vishvesh99 I Wanna be With You by Wesley-Souza Under The Sea 2 by lolitpop Hund im Koerbchen by KunsTraeume Lady Ga Ga by ginas-cakes Glass by Lulucaa Geisha by zeiruch FrostwindzDrawing | Fantasy City by Frostwindz Black lightning Beatrice by SolanaDeLuja Water Lilies by Aeternum-Art Anbu Within by Xiloria You Know We've Got To Find A Way by Joe-Maccer Water  Forest by Aeternum-Art Velvet Tangerines by kayandjay100 You look so funny by brijome Ethereal Clearing by JonathanMacgregor Fashion Illustration by ProstoJorik Don't watch me draw... by DestinyBlue Azure by IvanAndreevich Chocolate Death (8 Layered Lindt Cake) by DulcetEpicure Monroe Street Bridge Revisited 1. by jxsnyder Butterflies by LT-Arts Winter's Jewel by DarkDevil16 Singing Ones by ChrisBarrock The Magic Ball by Wesley-Souza Cupid and Psyche by SignHermitCrab Cry for the moon by zeiruch Cornucopias of Light - Tales of Down Under by Clepsidras Under the dome of stars by AliceYuric Drawing Jane Shrimpton by byMichaelX Kili by DominiqueWesson Custom Painted Dragon Die by Namingway Morrigan fanart by RerinKin Ocelot by Sarahharas07 lady Red by syinthetic Mr. Mittens by SofiaMaldonado Winter Aurora by SignHermitCrab Fooling around with CP by HendrikHermans Jyvasjarvi by m-eralp Blue Velvet by Velvet--Glove L'amour d'une mere by JessicaSansiquet Melancholy by BrokenQuiet Sea Of Light by Trichardsen Burn by LT-Arts The frozen maiden Selenade by SolanaDeLuja Portgas D. Ace by Sasoriakasuna1 Gril from the Underworld by KaiNaturally North Winds by Aeternum-Art S E R P E N T by MirellaSantana I am Light by AnAncientfromAfar Ivy Pencil Colors by lolitpop Aquarium by lolitpop Thranduil by DominiqueWesson Queen Elsa ACEO by LonelyFullMoon L'osservatore + Speed Painting by VeroFalcioniArt Geisha by SofiaMaldonado The Chase by neverdying Crocodile by robiartimre algorithm of the soul 2 by FDupain Emilia The Sage by SolanaDeLuja SWEET DREAMS by Scherbensplitter Morning in the caves by KPEKEP Forgotten songs by Aeternum-Art Lily ^^ by tattoo-love-forever Ocelot 2 by HendrikHermans Dragon Hearts by ScraNo Make a wish by Ideasplayer Lethal splendor by AliceYuric Lady Masquerade by AuroraWienhold Asleep Little Red by SignHermitCrab The moon painter by HeroesDaughter live your dreams by fajr2000 Rise V by Vishw Monte Negro Canyon by Miguel-Santos Magic Of Midnight by DarkDevil16 The Mystic Falls by TaniaART daily sketch  3127 by nosoart Lots of marbles by veracauwenberghs I Ching 24 - Fu (Returning) by SignHermitCrab Mess by IvanAndreevich

OMG Wow :wow: Whew, that's a lot of images. ^^;

P.S. While doing this feature I noticed that there were quite a few that were not in my faves. Damn, I must be really slipping. How can I forget to put them in my faves. :XD: Boooooo I am awful. LOL

Folder Submission Mistakes (Update 22.01.2014)

Journal Entry: Wed Jan 22, 2014, 7:41 AM
a friendly happens often again the last time.....

Hello everyone, I am making this journal to bring everyone's attention submission mistakes. Normally I'm okay with just moving them to the right place, because there's only a few per day. But today there were a LOT of things going into the wrong folders. There were digital things going into the traditional folder and quite a few flash-animations going into a few different folders that they shouldn't have gone in. So, I would like to ask everyone nicely if they could possibly be more careful when submitting things to our folders and making sure they go in the correct ones. It would make things easier for us and be very much appreciated. If a folder is full, please let us know and we will create a new one. But if you have reached your 3 per folder per day limit, please don't just put the rest into just any folder.It makes it pretty hard to keep track of everything.

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My husband and I used to live in a town that had a active Art Walk. We enjoyed going on the First Friday of every month. There were so many talented artists in the town we lived in, and this was a way for people to notice them. We have since moved and the town we live in now doesn't have a Art Walk that show cases artists the way our old town did. I miss the environment of the Art Walk, I miss the getting to know the artists and I miss seeing all the new artwork.

I thought fine I will make my own First Friday Art Walk here on the web. I hope that we will build a fun group with lots of networking, interaction and support amongst artists of different types and abilities.

Not everyone can go to an Art Walk but here on the internet we can have our own form of Art Walk. On the First Friday of every month we will feature new artists for the month!
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SuomaSonja Mar 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
Hey guys I am doing commissions for only 3 points each, i am in desperate need of points to have my first Premium Membership, any donations are very welcome to. I am trading Llamas for 1 point each. Thank you
InayatShah Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer

In consideration of the fact that we are affiliate groups, Nine-Muses has allowed any member of your group to submit deviations to our group.

Currently the limit is set to 1 per week.  If you would like more we are willing to consider.

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Glorielfwings Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the add!!! :iconsweethugplz:
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m0zch0ps Feb 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
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thx for accepting my "Khan" !!
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