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Lost in space – Create a space scene in GIMP!

Credits go to these companies who have sponsored the prizes for this contest:

Bur-Verlag
Lost in space – Create a space scene in GIMP!

Submission period:
19 Apr 2014 15:00 UTC – 22 Jun 2014 15:00 UTC

Voting period:
22 Jun 2014 19:00 UTC – 30 Jun 2014 20:00 UTC

Status: finished (11 submissions)

Prizes

Win one of 3 e-book editions of the book Enjoy Digital Painting – With GIMP

The best three submissions will receive a coupon that can be entered on xinxii to get your prize!

These prizes have been sponsored by publisher Bur

Thank you very much!

Introduction

Planets, asteroids, and comets; distant stars, galaxies and supernovas! All of it very cool, and for some of you the embodiment of dreamy phantasies. This contest is all about that! Create a space scene of you choid in GIMP! This could be a lost asteroid traveling through space, like the image above. It could be just some detailed planets, or maybe collisions of a planet with an asteroid. Or are you more into alien stuff and space ships? :)

You can combine photos to create a new scene like I did, but you can paint too, or mix your painting with photos. This depends all on your imagination. The only thing that matters is that the final outcome is a scene that has “space” as main topic.

Have fun :)

Specific rules

My example: Last piece of earth can be found here in high resolution.

  • Create a space scene in GIMP with this as main topic
  • You can use photos only, or paint, or mix both of it
  • You can use more programs beside GIMP for it. Nevertheless, please make sure that the main work is done in GIMP.
  • You can upload up to three submissions
  • Only submissions that were uploaded with the Upload-Tool are accepted
  • You need to upload the .xcfbz2 workspace file too. Please make sure to compress it before uploading. (Use Save as… → “filename.xcfbz2”)

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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Jude member for about 8 years Jude 5 comments
over 3 years ago

Jude would like to say a BIG thank-you for my prize in the Lost in Space competition! I love GIMP and had great fun with these creations. :) :) :)

devvv member for about 11 years devvv 1464 comments
over 3 years ago

Congratulations to the winners of this contest!

1st: Walking with moons by adiboo
2nd: Babel2200 by adiboo
3rd KNOWING by kungfu07
4th Forgotten by adiboo
2nd 4th Somewhere by kungfu07

Since there are only 2 different winners under the first 5 places Jude is also getting a prize :) I'll send you the coupons in the next few days!

devvv member for about 11 years devvv 1464 comments
over 3 years ago

of course :) just upload your work here:

http://www.gimpusers.com/contests/20-lost-in-space-create-a-space-scene-in-gimp/submissions

Williams Campos
over 3 years ago

Hasta cuando hay chance de participar en el concurso?

have a chance to compete in the contest?