UPDATE: By popular demand, the deadline has been extended by one week, to April 6th
Good news, everypony! Scootalove
just reached 1000 members (woo!) and is hosting its third art contest! This time the theme is:
"I Guess This Isn't My Special Talent..."
Show Scootaloo and her friends making yet another unsuccessful attempt to discover their special talents. What scheme did they come up with, and what kind of hilarity, fun, and/or destruction did it lead to?(Full-size poster here)
First-place winner will get their choice of either a Nintendo 3DS XL console
or a Wacom Intuos Medium
pen and touch tablet. In addition, they will receive 12 months of DA Premium Membership.
Second-place winner will get a custom pony plush
of their choice, crafted by by StarMassacre
. See plush examples.
They will also receive 3 months of DA Premium Membership.
Third-place winner will get any one T-Shirt of their choice from WeLoveFine
. They will also receive 3 months of DA Premium Membership.
We can ship prizes internationally. Winner will not
need to pay any tariffs, sales tax, or shipping. We'll cover it all.
Submit your artwork by the end of
March 30 Monday, April 6th
You can submit digital or traditional paintings, drawings, comics, vectors, collages, and animations. Any visual medium, really!
No style restrictions: ponies can be fillies/teenagers/adults, realistic or cartoony, show-accurate or stylized, four-legged or anthro, etc.
Artwork must feature Scootaloo. You may (but don't have to) include other characters too.
Submitted art must be made by you. If any part
of your your submission contains other people's work (e.g. vectors, bases, models, traced references...), then you must credit the original artist(s) in the description.
We cannot accept any artwork that was published before this contest started (March 13th
You may submit more than one entry, but you will receive at most one prize.
No cruel or mature content. Keep it nice and G-rated.
How to enter
Go to our "Not My Special Talent Contest" gallery folder
Click "Submit To This Folder" and follow instructions.
The winners will be decided by a vote, judged by: Maddy Peters
(voice actress for Scootaloo), a couple Scootastic artists (KP-ShadowSquirrel
), and the moderators of Scootalove
Judges will consider three things:
- Does the submission fit the theme?
- Is the concept creative and interesting?
- How much effort and skill did artist put into their entry?
We may accept submissions that are up to 24 hours late but only if
you have a very good reason for being late.
Winners will need to provide a shipping address to receive their prizes. If you are under the age of 18, you must have permission from your parent or legal guardian before sharing your shipping information.
Check out the winners of previous contests: Adventure (2014)
and Cutie Mark (2013)
Thanks to ABronyAccount
, and FeelGoodPandemonium
for their help and/or feedback.
If you have any other questions or suggestions about the contest, leave a comment here or send us a note!