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Digital painting contest! Create a nature landscape scene in GIMP!

Digital painting contest! Create a nature landscape scene in GIMP!

Submission period:
21 Jul 2012 11:30 UTC – 21 Sep 2012 20:30 UTC

Voting period:
22 Sep 2012 00:01 UTC – 30 Sep 2012 19:30 UTC

Status: finished (9 submissions)

Prizes

There are no prizes this time ;) This is a just for fun contest.

If you’d like to sponsor some prizes for upcoming contest, please contact us via team@gimpusers.com!

Introduction

Okay, I admit, I’m not a painter at all – and the picture above was my first try to paint something from scratch. BUT this does not mean that we cannot make a contest on that topic ;)

To participate in our current contest paint any nature landscape that comes to your mind and submit it to the contest submissions system. The painting must be done from scratch. But it is your decision if you make a pencil drawing first and colorize it afterwards or if you directly start the painting in GIMP. You can use all kind of custom brushes of course!

Specific rules

  • Please paint any nature scene you like. Don’t paint cities, space or other technological stuff.
  • It is allowed to have non-monumental stuff like bridges, little houses, cottages or similar stuff in it.
  • Please do not use photos as a base to smudge paint or something like that.
  • You’re encouraged to use brush packs (find many of them at gimpbrush.com)!

General rules

  • All uploaded images are published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) License.
  • You need a free gimpusers.com account to participate. You can use it to manage your submissions.
  • All images have to be created with GIMP.
  • Submissions are only accepted if uploaded using the Submissions page. Every image is required to be in JPEG or PNG format, and the GIMP workspace has to be uploaded, too.
  • Please save and upload your GIMP workspace as .xcfbz2 file (instead of .xcf). The steps of the creation process should be as traceable as possible so that others can benefit.
  • Make sure that all legal requirements are fulfilled, especially the copyright of used images. You can reference your sources in every submission's description.
  • You can upload up to three submissions and modify/delete it until the end of the submission period.
  • Submissions remain public when you should delete your account, but they won't be associated to an author anymore.
  • Possible prizes are provided by the named sponsors. There is no legal claim to the prizes.

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devvv member for about 8 years devvv 1435 comments
about 2 years ago

Hello KafeleK, Sorry that I couldn't assist you in the right time to submit your image. Would have been a very nice addition to the contest... I really like your painting!

KafeleK member for about 2 years KafeleK 2 comments rated this topic with 5/5
about 2 years ago

File I send to: http://chomikuj.pl/KafeleK/GIMP+Contest

KafeleK member for about 2 years KafeleK 2 comments rated this topic with 5/5
about 2 years ago

Error. Workspace content type is invalid. Saved in .xcfbz2. :(

rupertbob member for over 2 years rupertbob 3 comments
about 2 years ago

ok i gues now that its precisely two months thats good

devvv member for about 8 years devvv 1435 comments
about 2 years ago

Sorry for that, I wanted to make the contest as long as the previous ones. I also want to wait for some more contributions to make the voting afterwards more interesting! I will not postpone the date again, I promise ;)

rupertbob member for over 2 years rupertbob 3 comments
about 2 years ago

Can you guys please stop postponing the due date?

devvv member for about 8 years devvv 1435 comments
over 2 years ago

We had a problem with the upload last week, now it is working again!

devvv member for about 8 years devvv 1435 comments
over 2 years ago

the signature is okay! just leave it inside the image.

RamonMiranda member for almost 4 years RamonMiranda 7 comments
over 2 years ago

I i have uploaded my first landscape. the signature is needed ? or forbidden? i can quit easily if needed.

devvv member for about 8 years devvv 1435 comments
over 2 years ago

an average sized image would be around 800x600px I think. There are no limits. The more layers the better to view the xcf-file afterwards but there is no minimum of layers. We trust the people that make submissions that they did it in GIMP / GIMP paint studio ;)

RamonMiranda member for almost 4 years RamonMiranda 7 comments rated this topic with 4/5
over 2 years ago

What about maximum resolution ?size in pixels? or aspect ratio?. minimum amount of layers?