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What kind of art can you submit here?
To see the rules, follow the following White Rabbit.


I don't swim where I can't see the bottom.

This time we have a rather loose contest theme - as another Autumn approaches, and the rainy days with it, let's bring this water in. Whether it be salt water in an ocean or a massive wall of rain, your submission must have a huge amounts of water in it. Well, for a 2" tall fairy, a bowl of water might be a lot, if you think of it. But for a giant, ain't no little puddle going to work in this contest.

Obviously enough, since this group is called this and not that, and our mood is exactly what it is, you need to think about it, too.

We've got a special folder for the entries. It can be accessed here. If your submission gets accepted, I will edit this entry and your piece will be featured here, so everybody could see what awesome things you can do. There are allowed all the techniques you may find in our gallery, and remember: it must fit The Rules.

:bulletblack:Deadline: the 25th of October 2014.
:bulletblack:Limit of submissions: one piece per member.
:bulletblack:The entry must be prepared for the contest precisely.
:bulletblack:You must be a member to participate.

How to vote - first, second and third place - are choosen by you. Every entry have its own number, so voting looks like this: in a comment you write three (no more and no less) numbers and points - three points for your most favourite one, two points for your preferable second place and one point for the third. So it should look like this:
    10. 3 points
    21. 2 points
    4. 1 point
Remember - all of the submissions deserve your attention, which means also reading the literature ones. Voting will be closed after two weeks (the 8th of November). The deviation with the highest number of points is the winning one. After the votes are counted, I shall choose a deviation which gets the distinction (from all the submissions except the 3 winners).


Features by: ezradeacon, Apocalypse-writing, Meredyth, erinclaireb, Agaave, SandraHultsved, akitku, STelari, GrimGloomTale.

:bulletblack:First Place
- a small painting from erinclaireb
- a free postcard size commission from Checanty
- a print of choice from Inku-inku
- a free commission from yanadhyana
- a free commission from Howllaby
- a sketch from Valadomi
- a sketch from STelari
- 300 points from EccentricTeatime
- 65 points from Agaave
- 50 points from akitku
- 20 points from athr10

:bulletblack:Second Place
- a free commission from Howllaby
- a sketch from Valadomi
- a sketch from STelari
- 200 points from EccentricTeatime
- 45 points from Agaave
- 50 points from akitku
- 14 points from athr10

:bulletblack:Third Place
- a free commission from Howllaby
- a sketch from STelari
- 100 points from EccentricTeatime
- 40 points from Agaave
- 50 points from akitku
- 10 points from athr10

- a free postcard size commission from Checanty
- a painting from Sieskja
- a sketch from STelari
- 60 points from STelari
- 50 points from EccentricTeatime
- 50 points from Agaave
- 50 points from akitku

Looking for prizes, please think about it!

Good luck!


1. A MermaidShe conjures quite a storm,
Sends up great waves to swarm the deck,
To drown the crew and wreck
Their ship and snap the neck of those
Not yet in their death throes.
As ev’ry sailor knows, a maid
Who dwells in ocean’s shade
Will lure them far from aid, from land,
And with bewitching hand,
She’ll toss them, sink them and destroy
The lives of man and boy,
So that she may employ their ship
As home, and she will strip
It bare, and then equip the thing
With ev’ry belonging
She likes; perhaps she’ll sing as she,
A maiden fair and free,
Hangs shells and all things sea, and weeds…
’Tis all a mermaid needs;
These are the very deeds that show
She owns the place, and so
All sea-dwellers will know that she,
This daughter of the sea,
Has claimed the ship to be her base,
Her private, wicked space,
Her stolen, murdered place of warm.
  2.Black Bubbles by LodeinArt   3. Leaves Upon the SeaThe leaves shall turn and dance as they fall upon the waves,
Drowning ever so slowly as the tumult overwhelms them.
The hand that man once held shall soon be grasping for the air,
And the red and green and brown shall crown the place where he will fall.
Bubbles rise, gasping to the surface,
Pockets of dioxide forced out from the mouth
As the blood-wetted lips start losing their cohesion.
Blood, air, and water;
All have mingled in the depths.
The leaves rained down amidst the waves,
To find the blood-soaked haft.
Red and yellow and green and blue;
Death has come to all.

4.Watery Hair Nymph (So Much Water) by erinclaireb   5.Autumn spirit by Ilman-Lintu   6.So Much Water by pseudozufall
7.It Came with the Rain by EccentricTeatime   8.island by anniania   9.Pas de d'Eau by phantsythat
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phantsythat Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for accepting Pas de d'Eau to the Water Contest!
Uuju Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you for the request! : )
raVen-MacKay Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014
Thanks for the request to submit my painting! I really appreciate it! :iconbowplz:
lady-of-the-quill Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hi :wave: Thank you very very much for the request!
Peppermint-Pinwheel Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much for requesting my work! :aww:
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