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WINNER!


Let me tell you, picking a winner for this contest has been REALLY HARD.  I love all the finalists so much, and for different reasons! I'm kind of excited that we ended up with such a great representation of talent across three media (manipulation, traditional, and digital!).  All all three finalists had really interesting and pointed write-ups, too! I've been pulling my hair out the last few days trying to pick, but I have finally chosen!

The winner is :iconjuhani: for her beautiful manipulation from this stock image by Tasastock!  Almost every part of this image was touched and changed with skill and precision resulting in a striking work of art that really pulls the viewer in! 

Congratulations Juhani!  I will be helping to coordinate your prizes.  And I sincerely thank everyone for participating in the stock, art, and voting portions of this contest! :thanks:  I will hopefully have a new fun challenge ready for you soon!

In the meantime, if you feel like making some stock: check out this great contest from kirilee STOCK CONTEST - INSPIRATIONG'day folks,
I am two days over due, but here it is. A contest ONLY for stock!
The theme is 'Inspiration'
And I can hear some of you already going... "What the??? That is a bit BROAD!"
Well there is a twist.
You need to find inspiration from another stock artist.
The idea of this is to push you outside of your comfort zone and create an stock image (or series) that you never thought you would create.
Which other stock artist do you watch and go "Wow!", I wish I could be more like them?
To be clear, this is not having you re-create their image/ series. It is about you taking inspiration from that series and putting your own spin on it
I've done it personally quite a number of times...
inspired ->
inspired ->
inspired ->
inspired ->
inspired ->
:thumb290515665: inspired -> Evil Clown 12 by kirilee
RULES
:happybounce:

Finalists


The poll is pretty decisive now, hopefully everyone has had time to vote! I will select a winner very soon and post another update! 
The three finalists are:
by :iconjuhani:
by :icondie-beckx:

by :iconjack-stark:

Semifinalists


Here are the ten semifinalists (in alphabetical order by artist) for the art portion of the In Perspective contest!  They all made skilled use of the stock and wrote interesting and compelling remarks about the theme of self perspective. Please take some time to check them out then vote in the poll to help select the three finalists!

>>> POLL IS HERE <<<

What nightmares are made of. by CajunSunrisecontest entry : myself by die-BeckXChained Dreams - Breaking Free by DragonPressDryad's Dance by IvieMoonLittle Miss Muffet -  Colored by JadeDragonneBroken Wings by JuhaniSpirit Tree by SamianneJJL by songofamazonConflicted by Zchanning

Thanks a lot to everyone who participated and challenged themselves!  What a great turn out! :boogie:
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A-n-t-e-n-o-r-A Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work!
Real life prevented me from enterng :(
You guys did great :)
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CuteyKitty Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
great work everyone!
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Samianne Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional General Artist
Good job everyone! Congrats *Juhani. :)
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:iconjuhani:
Juhani Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! I feel very honored. And well done to all the other contestants! It was tough competition!
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wayner8088 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely amazing work you have there!! :D
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:iconjuhani:
Juhani Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ty :D
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x666NiGhTmArE666x Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
Congrates to the winner! Everyone's art was difficult to choose because they were all amazing.
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helloheath Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
congrats! amazing work by all the finalists and yay for the winner!
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JadeDragonne Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congrats !
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:iconjack-stark:
Jack-Stark Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Grats to Juhani and to everyone who participated! :>
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DragonVampriss Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
congrats Juhani!
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:iconjack-stark:
Jack-Stark Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Man, all of the entries are so great, eeeeee. :happybounce:

:heart: !
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x666NiGhTmArE666x Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Good luck to all three! Everyone did a fantastic job. <3
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PirateLotus-Stock Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Ooo one using my stock made it to the top 3!
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
woot!!
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:iconnephire:
Nephire Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats !!! Awesome works! :hug:
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:iconsenshistock:
SenshiStock Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Aren't they!? It was so hard to narrow it down ><
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:iconnephire:
Nephire Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yipes!
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Tasastock Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
and also good luck to the semi finalists!! :D
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Tasastock Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
awesome art!! but i think i'm gonna have to check out all the entries cause two of the three there who used my stock are complete news to me D: waaaaah

have voted though. i know which one i'm rooting for! ;)
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SenshiStock Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Woo!!
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