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OK, We've reached the end of this contest. No Further submissions will be accepted. All of you guys have done an Awesome job. We'll be starting the judging process as soon as possible ( and it's going to be real hard to decide). If all goes well we should have the three finalists listed by November 30th so stay tuned.... In The mean time I hope you enjoy reading the manga. Also I will be posting a news feature with all the entries later today...so stay tuned & be sure to fave it. :D



THE BEAST LEGION ‘ACTION CAPTURE’ Contest

Greetings All you Amazing Deviants,

Today is a very special day for me. Today is the day of the release of Issue 4 of my self published manga, ‘The Beast Legion’ which you can read over at  www.THEBEASTLEGION.com &n… with all the previous issues. Over the past months, I’ve had the pleasure of having some Amazing artists here on DA do exclusive covers & pin-ups for each these issues which are exclusive to the Print version which can be found at  Indyplanet.com


Beast Legion issue 1 by JazylH  Beast Legion Issue 2 cover by JazylH Beast Legion Issue 3 Cover by JazylH Beast Legion issue 4 cover by JazylH

Starting issue 4 ,however, the comic will be updated on Monday’s & Fridays.

To celebrate this double sized issue, I’ve decided to hold a ‘BEAST LEGION ACTION CAPTURE’ contest. I do plan on releasing an art book with fan works sometime early in 2011 with work selected from this contest.


THE CONTEST
Pick any two characters from the Beast Legion mythos so far & draw them in any action pose that you desire.  You can have a maximum of 4 characters in a picture. Just remember that they need to be in ‘ACTION’ not simply a pin-up art or a page from the manga colored. It can be anything, a scene from the manga,  something totally original . You are free to choose if you want to do the human or Beast forms of the characters.
You can find all the characters that are up for grabs in Beast Legion Concept art Gallery & also over at www.THEBEASTLEGION.com

Contest starts :   September 10th

Deadline :  October 30th

THE RULES
Entry must be received by 11:59:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time (GMT-5) on November 20th, 2010 and be submitted to the BEAST LEGION GROUP :iconthebeastlegion:  Please make sure you submit the entries in “THE BEAST LEGION ACTION CAPTURE Contest “ gallery only.

* Entrants must be at least 13 years old;
* Entries open to all Mediums except Literature & Photography;
* Feel free to draw in style of your choosing. It need not be limited to Anume/manga!
* Entrants must post a link to this contest journal in the comments section of their piece.
* Entries must be made for this contest, no previously created works.
* Only entries with the date posted September 10th or later will be accepted;
* Entries must state in the artist comments that it is for this contest;
* Entries must not be displayed in any other Group until the conclusion of this contest;
* You may submit a maximum of 2 entries, only one of the two will qualify;
* You must be a member of TheBeastLegion  to enter;
* Prizes may be subject to change at any time.
* Donors are allowed to participate in the contest
* You have the freedom to make subtle changes for any characters as you see fit.
* Collabs are fair game, but the prize will be given to the person doing the line art. It will be his responsibility to distribute the prize.

* No hentai or yaoi please!

THE PRIZES
There are some delicious prizes we have in store so far:
1st place:  
$100 via PayPal Only Stamp by pjbatter
1 year Premium Membership
signed copies of issue 1 to 3 of my manga
800 DA points
A sketch commission from me
A full colored commission from :iconjazylh:
A commission from :iconwillcaligan:
A single character sketch commission from  :iconjukkart:
A Single character sketch commission from :iconhappymonkeyshoes:
A simple single character cell shaded piece by :iconjorgesuke:
A month long feature on the groups main page
A feature on the main site
A lamma badge

2nd place:
$50 via. PayPal Only Stamp by pjbatter
3 month Premium Membership
signed copies of issue 1 & 2 of my manga
400 DA points
A full colored commission from :iconjazylh:
A Single character colored commission from :iconhappymonkeyshoes:
A simple single character cell shaded piece by :iconjorgesuke:
Sketch commission by :icontazuma:
A month long feature on the groups main page
A feature on the main site
A lamma badge

3rd place
$25 via PayPal Only Stamp by pjbatter
3 month Premium Membership
Issue 1 of the manga
250 DA points
A commission from me
A month long feature on the groups main page
A feature on the main site
A Lamma badge

We may have more prizes as time goes by so keep checking...

I am looking for more people who can contribute prizes towards the contest & help make it more interesting. If you are willing to sponsor & donate points, subs, journal features, commissions or anything just let me know & I will feature you & your contributions on the front page of :iconthebeastlegion: to donate prizes of any sort please note me, :iconjazylh:




Judging
Judging will be based on
1)Originality
2)Concept & Composition
3)Technical skill
4)Incorporation of key elements

I want to stress on the last criteria. Key elements include important parts of each character such as each of their Beast transfer armors. Yes you can modify the look a bitbut those are key elements of the entire manga. Secondly,, I suggest you read the manga & I'm sure you'll get a better idea of the characters personalities & powers.

. Remember, Judging will be based on the quality not just the number of characters in the pic. Unanimous Decision of the judges will be final and irrevocable.

Judges:
:iconjazylh: :iconatramina: :icondawidfrederik: :icondanschoening:

Also there will be 25 semifinalist works that will be featured in an artbook which will be released in April, 2011 .

So what are you waiting for, Grab your pencils & tablets, And uunleash the Beast Within!
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:iconelsakroese:
ElsaKroese Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010  Professional General Artist
Hey, I tried to make some time, but to much work, to little life left :P. I won't be able to participate sadly enough. I wish the other good luck though, I saw some great stuff amongst the entries!
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:iconmyfantasiworld:
MyFantasiWorld Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn! I don't have the time to now. Sorry 'bout that. Ah well, I still love your series, so I'll still do something for it when I get the chance. I hope to see who'll win! Everyone's art looks so great. :D
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:iconjazylh:
JazylH Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Thats ok. Maybe the next contest a few months down the line.:D and you me & the judges are going to have our work cut out for us. :D
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:iconmyfantasiworld:
MyFantasiWorld Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool, I'll be looking forward to it. =)

Definitely. :D
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SandraMJ Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
wow this sure sounds awesome 8D I'm so entering! 8DDD
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:iconjazylh:
JazylH Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Welcome aboard. :)
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:iconblacksaiyan:
BlackSaiyan Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010
alright, im in. glad you pointed this out to me
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:icongarama:
Garama Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010   Digital Artist
Oh, I definitely have to give a try at least. And also have to admit that I'm curious to know how your characters would work in my style :D
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:iconjazylh:
JazylH Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010  Professional Filmographer
IT's worth a shot & I'd love to see them in your style. This contest is all about seeing the characters rendered in different styles.
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:icontsigtoe:
tsigtoe Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010  Student Filmographer
Dumb question but, do we have to draw one or two characters?
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