Thursday, May 1, 2014

Mother Art Contest

Deadline extended to June 25th!

     As you can see from the title, this will be an art contest, about mothers. During May. How fitting. You can use any art style you like, but the subject must show something having to do with mothers. It doesn't have to be an actual mother, or even female, but some quality of motherhood must be included. Catsi and I will be judging, and we will be judging based on the look of the drawing, but more so, emotion. If the chibi drawing evokes more emotion than the gorgeous painting, the chibi drawing will win. (And lets face it, mothers are almost always accompanied by babies, and chibi drawings make great babies.)

     The prize is publicity. We will tweet the winner's links and (with their permission) image, as well as post them on Facebook. Well, here are the guidelines:

"Mother Art Contest" or some variation of that should be in the subject line. Basically, just be sure that it is obvious which contest you are submitting to.

You may include a short bio, no more than 150 words.

You may include links to your blog, Facebook page, Twitter profile, website, etc. These can either be in your bio or after it.

Your name or pseudonym should be in your bio or, if you do not have a bio, in the body of the email.

If you sign your works you should provide two versions, the original and one with your name blurred out.

If you do not want us to display your image, mention it in your submission email. Otherwise, we will show it on our website, in our newsletter, and possibly on Facebook and Twitter. If you would like it to be posted on our website and newsletter but not Facebook and Twitter, mention it in your email and we will respect your wishes. This does not disqualify you, nor will it affect your chances of winning.

Your submission should be in GIF, PNG, JPEG or PSD format. 3D art is accepted and encouraged, but it must be a flattened image in one of the above formats.

Your submission should not contain any nudity. This website is intended for adults and teenagers, and is, in fact, run by teenagers, so we would appreciate that you respect that.

All rights remain with the creator.

We assume that you have all rights, or permission from the other creators, and that you were an integral part of the creation of your submitted work. If there are multiple creators you may have multiple bios and connected links.

You may send in up to three images, preferably in one email. Previous and simultaneous submissions are welcome.

Send all submissions before midnight on June 22nd.

Send your submissions and any questions (which we are happy to answer) to windowtothesoulcontests[at]

We have one other contest currently running, this one is prose, in fact it's a prose contest. If you're interested, click here.

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