Thursday, April 11, 2013

March CPM Art Challenge - #1303 "Veiled"

COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE
ART CHALLENGE
- # 1303 "Veiled"

DEADLINE: April 10, 2013
Photo by Sally Ford  - Copyright released!
 

  
FREE TO ENTER & WIN ONE OF THESE PRIZES 
Pro/Advanced Prize:  80 pencil set of Supracolor Watercolor Colored Pencils ($233 value!)
Student/Beginner Prize:80 pencil set of Pablo Color Pencils ($233 value!)



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All artwork is owned by the submitting artist and no copyright will be transferred to Colored Pencil Magazine or Platte Productions Publishing but by submitting, uploading, or sharing your artwork to our Flickr account, you are giving Colored Pencil Magazine and Platte Productions Publishing, permission to print and /or display your work in print and/or online.

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PRO/ADVANCED WINNER - Angela Ali

WHY IT WON:
It’s all in the details. There were other entries that were very competitive with this piece but it really came down to the details. First let me acknowledge how SPOT ON this is to the original – but better. I can’t say enough about the skin tone, highlights,color choices and mad rendering abilities! The details that pushed this over the edge was really 1. the veil – this was one of those things that many people were probably surprised to be a point of struggle and even as you said, you had to put a concerted effort into making this look right. Who would think that something so unassuming would be such a fantastic area in the art. 2. The jewelry – the metal looks like metal and you really pulled off the bokeh in the far left pieces. 3. The hair – more specifically ... the hair on her shoulder just adds a level a realism that is really hard to do with colored pencils as typically it is a one-shot deal, unlike with digital or some paint mediums. So glad you participated and thrilled to have the level of talent in this art competition!


STUDENT/BEGINNER WINNER - Jessica Padua Lingle

WHY IT WON:
Our top criteria when judging is always skill. You executed this wonderfully and really captured the essence of the photo. We loved your color palette and the use of color over the whole image. The details are striking on her eyelashes and browse as well as the hair but I think it is the eyes that really make this piece a stand out. The close-up crop really shows this off and although the other entry you submitted, with the whole image in view is lovely and definitely shows you did the work, the tighter composition just worked a little better for your areas of strength. We also wanted to acknowledge that, although it didn’t sway our decision, we appreciated your multiple attempts to get this piece just right and feel that your efforts paid off in the end and are especially impressed that this is a first colored pencil portrait for you. Thank you for your submission, we look forward to seeing more!

PRO/ADVANCED CATEGORY


Alyssa Rose


Amanda Marks


Antonio Sanchez


April Jarocka


Brenda Nemeth


Carola Blackburn


Claire Lin
 

Corina Gomez 


Daniela Rioux


Erika Azzarello


Janna Voss

 

John Middick 


Jonavon Herr


Karen Anne Brady


Karen Anne Brady


Kat Ewing


Kelly Laher


Kelvin Chen


Lauren Tirro


Lis Zadravec


Margaret Waters


 Markus Klein


Mayumi Ogihara


Nadia Carre


Nanette Santos


Oriol Arumi


Paola Angelotti



Patty Kaczmarek


Peggy Osborne


Peta-Ann


Ronda Margolese


Shirlyn Go


Sonia Williams

Stefania Russo


Suzanne Sienes-Balanay



Svenja Liv
 

Ted Stanley


Tess Lee


Vanessa Lawrence


Veronica Winters


Virginia Perry-Unger


Yu-Hsien Ho


STUDENT/BEGINNER CATEGORY



Andrea Snuggs


 Angelia Duggan


Bonnie Harrington


Brenda Milstein





Camelia Guiraud


Fae Thomas



Giselle Vorpahl


Janet Ellington Horton


Jenny Ras


Jessica Licari


Jessica Padua Lingle


Karen Gardner


Karissa


Kate Lehman




 Katy Lamatsch


Katy Lamatsch



Kristina Kauffman


Lia Sierra


Lia Sierra


Lia Sierra  

Linsey Duncan Pitt


Lisa Sokolowski


Lynette Boland

Maria



Mario De Zutter


 Mary Jane


Mary Jane


Miroslav Sashkov Georgiev



Monica Francioli


Paddi Broad


Ritu Bajaj


Robert Wayda



Sharron Branch



Sheila Daniells

 
 Sonia Byers


Stephanie Somers


Tonya Ohrel


Trisha Hanley


Trisha Hanley  




Trisha Hanley 



Tusai Istvan


 Veronica Bahman


Vickie Wong


Xiamei Chen
 

OTHER CATEGORY





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All artwork is owned by the submitting artist and no copyright will be transferred to Colored Pencil Magazine or Platte Productions Publishing but by submitting, uploading, or sharing your artwork to our Flickr account, you are giving Colored Pencil Magazine and Platte Productions Publishing, permission to print and /or display your work in print and/or online.

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9 comments:

  1. Congratulations to the winners!!!! great artwork Angela and Jessical

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  2. Congrats Jessica and Angela, wonderful job!

    While I'm quite bummed I did not win, I am not at all discouraged. I feel I made a good showing, and I am only encouraged to keep trying.

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  3. I really loved both of the winners work, Congratulations Angela and Jessica! Beautiful!

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  4. Had a lot of fun watching all those amusing drawings! Thanks guys! Cheered me up!

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  5. Congratulations Winners! Your work is outstanding and SO well deserved!

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  6. I cant get over how fantastic ALL of these entries are! A shining example to us coloured pencil artists!

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