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Animals in Action Contest!

Sat Aug 22, 2015, 1:48 PM

EDIT: Voting in process, results will be posted soon :)

EDIT: Get those entries in! The deadline is approaching :la: 3 more days!

Hey all! It's time for our next contest here at :iconartisticanimals: :la:

Theme: Animals in Action

Now what does this mean? I want to see animals running, jumping, playing, hunting, anything really that is an animal in movement :giggle: If you need further clarification, check the examples below or send us a comment!

Examples of things that would be accepted:

 Calming Fish Gif by rainylakeHappy Hound: Stock by rainylake

Examples of things that would NOT be accepted:

 Jelly by rainylakeEurasian Eagle-Owl by rainylake

Basically, if you can tell it's moving, it should be okay :la:


  • You don't have to be part of the ArtisticAnimals family to participate, but we would sure like you to join our group! Head on over and check us out :eyes:

  • In your DEVIATION description (not the note you send me), be sure to link back to this journal (ex: "This piece was submitted to ArtisticAnimals "Animals in Action" contest:[link to this journal]" )

  • Deviations do not need to be new to be able to participate.

  • All visual mediums will be accepted (photography, digital art, traditional, etc)

  • You may submit up to 2 entries.

  • Please send your entry via note :note: to rainylake. I will note you back if your entry was accepted or needs something additional done to it. Do not assume I will see your submission in the comments or through the mentions feature, I really don't want to miss any entries!

  • If you donate a prize, you may still participate. 

  • Totally optional, but consider giving this journal a fave or spreading the word about the contest. The more participants, the better!


Contest begins as soon as this journal is posted and ends October 1st, 2015. Winners should be announced within a week of the deadline.


Currently looking for any and all prize donations! Points, features, llamas, artwork etc. If you can donate anything, please let me know below Love People that donate a prize will be featured in a thank you journal at the end of this contest.

PS: If you are planning on donating a point prize, please send the points to AA-Donate. It's ArtisticAnimals donation fund :)

First Place
500 :points:
500 :points: from JenFruzz 
300 points, feature and llama from Stygma 
Art from Astrikos 
Full journal feature from rainylake (meaning one whole journal dedicated to you and your artwork )
Feature from silber-englein, lintu47, bergunty, linneaphoto , Astrikos , AlexanderPaupoff 
10 :points: and a llama from Fe0

Second Place
250 :points:
200 points, feature and llama from Stygma 
Feature from rainylake, silber-englein, lintu47, bergunty, linneaphoto Astrikos , AlexanderPaupoff

Third Place
100 :points:
100 points, feature and llama from Stygma 
Feature from rainylake, silber-englein, lintu47, bergunty, linneaphotoAstrikos , AlexanderPaupoff


:iconrainylake: :iconunkopierbar::iconwhitecrestwaves:

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to comment below. Otherwise, we look forward to your entries :) (Smile)

- The ArtisticAnimals team Heart

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Welcome to ArtisticAnimals !

This is a club for any artist with a passion for animals, whether you are just a beginner or a professional.

We strive to help our members by exposing them to the art community, and of course, a community with common interests. So come and join! We'd love to have you here! :heart:


We accept photos, photomanipulations, digital & traditional art, gifs & videos, and artisan crafts.

• Current submission limit: 2 deviations per week per folder
• Animals should be clearly visible (main focus of a deviation)
• No dead animals or gore images
• No caged animals
• No anthros & fantasy creatures
• No unsharp/extremely grainy works
• No stolen works


If you have any questions, don't hesitate to write a group note. If you'd like to help us out as an admin, please contact rainylake via note.


If you like our group or if your art was requested, we'll be happy if you consider donating:









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RiverRaven Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Can I suggest a fav or maybe a submission to the group gallery here? My friend made this beautiful drawing of my budgie that recently passed away:…
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EstefaniaJaquier Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the request! =)
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Anaphoxis Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for accepting <3
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haifischfutter Featured By Owner May 2, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the request! :hug:
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Thank you for the request :hug:
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