Texture Making Contest 2016***WINNERS ARE BEING CHOSEN***
ATTENTION, it may take us a few more days than anticipated because there's been some power outage. But don't worry, I'll let you know as soon as possible!!
Welcome to the first contest I am hosting along with my fellow Stock and Resources CV partner, Cassy-Blue! The good news is: Everyone who has a digital camera (phone) and a computer can take part! You don't require to have any texture making skillset whatsoever. It's supposed to be fun and it's all about experimenting and trying something new Oh, and: no theme. We would like to see you go wild with your imagination. But remember, it's a resource so usability is important, too.
We challenge you to create one multifaceted texture resource that consists of at least 2 photo components.
To digitally assemble the texture from your own photo material, you can use any image editing softw
Mega Monthly Challenge August! Now Closed!!August's contest is now closed, check back soon for Septembers challenge theme and required stock!
Hey, check it out! It's a brand new monthly stock use challenge, brought to you by Elandria Aeirmid and PirateLotus-Stock The main idea is to make some art and have fun, while using previously unused stock (or stock with very few uses). Each month will have a different theme, and we will try to make them interesting and much different than what you've seen before, and we will be selecting stock from a whole smorgasbord of amazing stock providers!
The previous months challenge entries and winner will be announced by PirateLotus-Stock soon!
This month's theme: DREAM
Use either (or both) of the stocks below in a NEW artwork (must be submitted to DA after the start of the challenge). Use any other legitimate stock you like. All stock used must be properly credited with
Stock Radar #17
Free stock image ~ female in water by melinahollway
Metal Pattern Stock by ShinimegamiStock
Digital Texture Artwork 315 by mercurycode Texture 723 by Sirius-sdz
Tulips Path 07 by CD-STOCK by CD-STOCK
Tree Texture 03 by Dralliance-Stock
Misty Trees 10 by littlewillow-stock Stock - Steampunk suitcases sit look away by S-T-A-R-gazer
Falconry 3 by PirateLotus-Stock
Forest Stock 131 by Malleni-Stock
Kirkjufell Mountain Stock by little-spacey
Town Hall I by two-ladies-stocks deio-kamots-stock-nature015 by deio-kamots-stock
The Unseen Stock - May (II) If you like this feature please add it to your s to spread the stock love ! (:
Stock Alessia 4 by Ariel87-Stock Stock - Steampunk lady riding a bike .. smile by S-T-A-R-gazer
Werandra ft Zealmer: Business pants by QueenWerandra Hatter 1 by Tris-Marie Stock - Faun chest fantasy gothic box open side by S-T-A-R-gazer He's no good for her 5 by MajesticStock
Mermaid Melanie 4 by Della-Stock
Sea Cave by fuguestock Wedged by SilentPlateau
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