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Old 05-30-2005, 05:11 PM
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June 05 Contest

Photo Art Challenge

For this month’s challenge you are to download the photo and turn it into a children’s book illustration. Challenge yourself and your creativity and see what you can create!

Download ladybug (ref id# 1089585635154) (make sure you work from the high resolution zip file)
Photo by Dee from

THE PRIZE for this month’s contest is Adobe Photoshop CS2 for Photographers, by Martin Evening. Donated by Focal Press


1. You must VOTE for the top 5 entries. Participants that do not submit their top 5 will be disqualified.

2. Contest will run from 1 June to 22 June 2005. Deadline for entries is 5pm EDT 22 June 2005.

3. When you submit your entry put your username in the filename (ie: tpaul.jpg). This is so users can save the images to a local directory and remember who did what--important when it comes time to vote.

4. Your final image size should be as close to 800 px on the long size and 600 px on the short size as possible. Also remember that the file cannot be larger than 100KB.

5. Post your entries to this thread. Please restrict your comments, questions or discussion to the June 05 Contest Discussion thread. Inappropriately placed posts will be deleted.

6. Only one entry per person.

7. Voting will run from 23 June to 30 June 2005. Only those with entries may vote. You will vote for the 5 best entries in order. Post your votes in the following thread (June 05 Contest Votes). Note you cannot vote for your own image.

Finally, please let others know about this contest. We can only offer future prizes with continued interest. The more the merrier and please don’t forget to post your entry/comment/vote to the correct thread--there will be three!! Posts made to the incorrect thread will be deleted.
Entries: June 05 Contest Entries

Discussion: June 05 Contest Discussion

Votes: June 05 Contest Votes

Note: RetouchPro Moderators are allowed to enter

Last edited by T Paul; 05-30-2005 at 05:18 PM. Reason: Added Photo Ref: ID
Old 06-01-2005, 05:07 AM
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Smile In trouble

My entry on the start date of this illustrious contest
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Old 06-01-2005, 07:33 AM
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What a whimsical picture to play with. Regardless of votes, I had fun.

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Old 06-02-2005, 04:40 AM
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Decided to make it a title page
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Old 06-02-2005, 05:35 AM
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Once upon a time...there was a...

The Ladybird who thought she was a Bee...

Please let me know if you need a bigger picture its driven me nuts getting it smaller.
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Last edited by Legacy~Art; 06-03-2005 at 03:05 PM. Reason: Typo
Old 06-02-2005, 03:42 PM
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Well here we go again.
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Old 06-02-2005, 04:53 PM
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After promising mom to never play with matches again, Spike was rescued from his blazing home and re-united with his siblings.

The End.
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Old 06-03-2005, 01:01 PM
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This was fun
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Old 06-03-2005, 11:55 PM
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"Can I Mom? Huh? Can I?"

This Was fun.

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Last edited by freddieanne; 06-04-2005 at 12:34 PM. Reason: A couple of bugs flew away
Old 06-04-2005, 06:34 PM
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Miss Ladybug Plans Her Garden Party
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