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Dreams Contest *CLOSED*

Journal Entry: Sat Oct 26, 2013, 10:58 PM
In this contest, you will need to create a surrealistic image or piece of literature. It does not matter what art form you use to do this. All that matters is that it is surrealistic.

What is surrealism?
It is the use of art to create a "dream like" image or piece of literature.

Does it cost anything to enter the contest?
Not at all! I hope many people enter the contest. :D

Can I enter more than one piece of art?
You can enter a maximum of 2 pieces, however, you can not win a first and second (or third) prize. The best of the two would be chosen for which ever place you had won.

When is the end date?
The end date is JANUARY 6, 2014 @ MIDNIGHT (Central Time - 12:00 AM)
Winner(s) will be announced 1 week after end date.


REQUIREMENTS:

1.) The piece of art HAS to be surrealistic.
2.) You can only submit TWO pieces into the contest.
3.) It has to be an original piece made for this contest.
4.) Other than that, let your mind run wild! The sky is the limit. :)


PRIZES: (subject to change. I would still like some more donations for this contest. :) )

(If there are 3 or less participants, the contest will not happen. So please spread the word about this contest!!! Post it in your journals if you can! :D )

If 4-9 Participants:
1st Prize: :points:120, 1 Surrealistic image from myself, 1 Shadow portrait from myself, 1 drawing of a character by NOVA-SEVEN, 1 lineart colored by Mewsic-Haznt-dyd-yet, a 2 week feature + llama on AnotherContestGroup, and the winner's package from Ponits4YOU

If 10 or More Participants:
2 week feature to top three participants on AnotherContestGroup and a 1 month feature from Ponits4YOU + a llama
1st Prize: :points:85, 1 surrealistic image from myself, and 1 Shadow portrait from myself, a llama given by AnotherContestGroup, and a constructive critique from Ponits4YOU
2nd Prize: :points:25 and one drawing from NOVA-SEVEN
3rd Prize: :points:10 and one lineart colored by Mewsic-Haznt-dyd-yet


EDIT:


I have been having a lot of confusion about where to submit entries. I would just like to say that you can either leave a link/thumbnail here in the comments when you are finished with it, or you can note it to me. :) Which ever is more convenient for you.

Thanks again for Participating!!! :D
:iconspazhugplz:

People Who Donated:


NOVA-SEVEN
:iconnova-seven:


1 drawing


Mewsic-Haznt-dyd-yet
:iconmewsic-haznt-dyd-yet:

1 lineart


JocelyneR
:iconjocelyner:

:points:20



Entries:

Illustrum

The Volcano of Auroras by Illustrum



Uluri


Cyneburg

Tear by Cyneburg



esebepe

Bosque by esebepe



anisahmajeed

If Time Were To StopThis poem was done for a contest on surrealism. I got the idea as soon as I woke up and the poem was written that night. Enjoy!
Time Stops
and the colors fade
the rain floats unwavering
wind holds its breath
all sounds hush
the heartbeat ceases
Time Stops
our thoughts are left dangling
blood forever taints the sword
crime is left unpunished
and virtues unheard-of
the young never age
Time stops
we never wake up
society doesn’t evolve
the words don’t spread
seasons reject their duties
spirits neglect passing on
If time were to stop…




prettyflour

Kaleidoscope SkyThe sky is a kaleidoscope, sunshine swirling through Van Gogh clouds and a sapphire horizon that swells like the sea. I squint and it all shifts and shakes, azure and golden light refracts off everything and nothing at all. It kind of makes me dizzy.
A shadow passes overhead and there’s a chill in the breeze that makes me shiver. A heavy cloud, a drip-drop upon my brow- I open my mouth and catch pinot noir-flavored rain on my tongue. I lick my lips and savor the taste, so curious at the buzz in my head.  
I blink slow and the land turns dark- no moon or stars to light my path. Just a writhing mess of trees before me, a sudden movement from the corner of my eye.  
Another shadow crosses but this one’s fast, shooting across my line of site and I feel like I should run but my body is frozen in place.  
I feel like I should scream but even as my mouth gapes and I push...the sound just morphs into a trembling whisper.
A lightning strike, a crack of thunder, it




etykut

Dreaming of a Higher Being by etykut



giccgic

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Uluri

The Dragon Cat by Uluri



NOVA-SEVEN

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Mewsic-Haznt-dyd-yet

The StruggleToday I learned
The story of a fierce fight
A fight for dominance
Going on inside of me
It won't end until I die
Big B tries to dominate
But he can't crush this fighter
Lil B lashes out and fights back
He won't be hidden like the others
And so this war rages between two parties
The battle inside
A clash between colors
This is why I am who I am
I am not suppressed
I am not assertive
I am me
I am hetero
This is the reason
I'm the girl with the green eyes




ThaliaNight

Clockworld FacesClockworld Faces
The aged brass sky
Shining a pale golden gleam
Of a sunset that never ends
Its twisted melody
Residing in my ears
Is dull and chocking
Like rusty pipes spewing out
The remnants of a ironwood tree
Clanging and banging to the whirrs and screeches
Of distant memories in the sun
We chase
What is ours to chase
Nothing more
Like hands of the faceless faces
Trying to seek each others warmth
Yet like so many others
Failing
And finally forgotten
The faceless, they
Watch as time passes
Yet they themselves
Timeless
They feel not
The sickle's chill
Nor do they comprehend the ticking, hissing
Of falling sand in imprisoned glass
That we try so hard to rein
We chase
What is ours to chase
Nothing further
Nothing more
Our lives are short compared to
The faceless
And their iron hands gloved in rust
We cannot say whether our lives mean more
Than the faceless and their dust
Our lives are worth
Only so much
360 degrees, no more
Before the faceless faces clasp their hands together
In prayer




lipigen

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:iconcyneburg:
Cyneburg Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
cyneburg.deviantart.com/art/Te…

This is my entry. Sorry it was a bit last minute
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sweet!! ^^ It's been added.
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:iconcyneburg:
Cyneburg Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Welcome. :)
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:iconesebepe:
esebepe Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student
Thank you so much for letting me and I'm sorry for the delay! But better late than never right?
Here I have my entry! Kisses. : D
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sweet!! ^^ It's been added.
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:iconesebepe:
esebepe Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Student
Thankks!!I was worried that it was late .... kisses
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nope! You got it in on time. :)
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giccgic Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Student Writer

Here is my entry fav.me/d6o305b

Good luck everyone!

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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for participating!! :D
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:iconetykut:
etykut Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Student General Artist
This sounds awesome, and I'm so going to lose
I did a piece for this, and I'd like to enter it, but it's up to you whether you consider it surrealistic enough, (I ended up going a little off track..) :)
Here it is: fav.me/d6yh97k
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for participating!! :D
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:iconetykut:
etykut Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013  Student General Artist
Thankyou for accepting :D
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No prob. :)
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:iconmewsic-haznt-dyd-yet:
Mewsic-Haznt-dyd-yet Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I think this is my entry, but I dunno... I'll be typing out the underjourney in a while and I guess you could pick between the two. mewsic-haznt-dyd-yet.deviantar…
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok. :)
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awesome. :D thanks for submitting.
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:iconmewsic-haznt-dyd-yet:
Mewsic-Haznt-dyd-yet Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my god my story is so losing to that! You are very talented! :iconclapplz:
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:iconprettyflour:
prettyflour Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*blushes* Thanks so much for the kind words. I'm flattered!
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:iconmewsic-haznt-dyd-yet:
Mewsic-Haznt-dyd-yet Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconblushyplz: No problem. You really earned them.
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:iconillustrum:
Illustrum Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Where can we submit? :D
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have been having a lot of confusion about where to submit entries. I would just like to say that you can either leave a link/thumbnail here in the comments where you are finished with it, or you can note it to me. :) Which ever is more convenient for you.

Thanks again for Participating!!! :D
:iconspazhugplz:
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:iconillustrum:
Illustrum Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Now here is my entry, dear! ^__^

A Volcano of Auroras by Illustrum  
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for your entry!!! :D
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:iconillustrum:
Illustrum Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
My deep pleasure~! :huggle:
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You can either note me, or leave a link in the comments. :)
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:iconillustrum:
Illustrum Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
 Here is my submission! Thank you so much for the swift reply!!! :huggle:
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really don't wanna be a stickler ( ;-; ), but is this an original deviation that was made for this contest..? XP I think I know the answer, but I just wanna double check before dismissing it.

On the other side, this is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. :) I love the detail that was put into it.
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:iconillustrum:
Illustrum Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Yes, this is my original work but I did this months ago. ^^
Oooh, so you guys don't accept past deviations?
:D
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm sorry, but no. :P This is still an absolutely gorgeous piece though. :D If you have the time to, I would love to see another one made on time for the contest. :) If you can't, then I understand. Everyone seems to be busy now a days. XP
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:iconillustrum:
Illustrum Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Aww, it is okay, my dear friend! :D
I will try my best to make new art by December.
Thank you sooo much for understanding! :huggle:
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:D Ok!!! And no problem. hahah :hug:
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:iconlipigen:
lipigen Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013
I would like to enter!:)
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have been having a lot of confusion about where to submit entries. I would just like to say that you can either leave a link/thumbnail here in the comments where you are finished with it, or you can note it to me. :) Which ever is more convenient for you.

Thanks again for Participating!!! :D
:iconspazhugplz:
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!! :D Good luck! Just note me the link to your entry when you finish it.
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:iconlipigen:
lipigen Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
Thanks! Here is my entry:) lipigen.deviantart.com/art/Dre…
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for your entry!!! :D
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:iconanisahmajeed:
anisahmajeed Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Not a problem, count me in.
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey. :) Just a reminder about the Dream's Contest you entered.
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:iconanisahmajeed:
anisahmajeed Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
OOOO! I completely forgot! Thanks for reminding me, I have just the poem.
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome. :D Just leave me a link when you have it done. :)
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:iconanisahmajeed:
anisahmajeed Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
alright
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:)
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:iconanisahmajeed:
anisahmajeed Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome. ^^ You have been added to the entries list.
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have been having a lot of confusion about where to submit entries. I would just like to say that you can either leave a link/thumbnail here in the comments where you are finished with it, or you can note it to me. :) Which ever is more convenient for you.

Thanks again for Participating!!! :D
:iconspazhugplz:
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:iconanisahmajeed:
anisahmajeed Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for telling me.
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:iconsomniavii:
Somniavii Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Welcome. :)
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