Monday 29 February 2016

Goldstone Wood Fan Art Contest Announcement 2016

Welcome, travelers to the Haven! Have you heeded the call to illustrate the Tales of Goldstone Wood; have you come to enjoy the artist's creations? Than come one, come all, to the 2016 Goldstone Wood Fan Art Contest!

The Rules
1. You must create Goldstone Wood-themed art. This can be in any visual medium you prefer--drawings, paintings, quilts, knitting, pottery, photography, photomanipulation, jewelry, stick figures, video, sculpting, crafting . . . anything you like! It must be recognizably related to Goldstone Wood in some way, but other than that, the sky is the limit!

2. You must email a JPG image of your art (no PDFs, PNGs or other formats, please) to the Library ( no later than midnight, March 28, 2016, Eastern.

EDIT: Please include: Your Name, Title of Your Piece, and the Medium.

3. You may submit as many pieces as you like.

4. Your images will be displayed in a series of blog posts which will go live on April 1, 2016.

5. The winners of this contest will be chosen via Fan Voting. Note: Voting is open to fans of the series only. Please don't ask family or friends who have not read the series to vote on your work. (However, if they HAVE read the series, they are welcome to contribute their votes.) Please send your TOP THREE votes to dameimraldera@gmail where they will be tallied by Goldstone Imp and contest absentee, Maid Bryn.  Your top three votes will be scored in 3, 2, 1 points.  The art piece with the most points by the end will be the declared Fan Favorite winner.

 The Rewards

Anne Elisabeth will also be stopping by to choose her favorite piece!

The Fan Favorite and the Author's Favorite will be awarded an ARC copy of the all anticipated, mysterious, and Goldstone world NEW NOVEL BY ANNE ELISABETH STENGL! They will receive their copies in May/June. 

So there you have it, you creative folk! Take up your pen, lay out your brushes....the Fan Art Contest has begun!!


Hannah said...


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Jill Stengl said...

Cool! I can hardly wait to see this year's entries. :-D

Becky said...

Every year the artistic imps impress me with their wonderful works of art. I believe every one is a labor of love. Looking forward to the entries.

Anonymous said...

Awesome! :D

Sarah Pennington said...

Yay, we get a fanart contest after all! :D
I actually have a piece or two this year that I may submit . . . how many depends how productive I am.

Savannah Grace said...

This is so exciting! I missed out on the contest last year, so I'm definitely going to enter this year ... if I think of something good to draw, that is :D.

Meredith said...

How wonderful that contests are being hosted this year! Best wishes to all the artists. I know the creativity will be magnificent!