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Well the time has come to announce the winners of our Self Portrait contest!  We received an amazing 57 entries, which was amazing!  It was super hard to figure out who should win and the runners-up etc.  Thank you to everyone who donated prizing and their time to judge.

Without further delay, here are your winners!

:trophy: 1st Place :trophy:
:bulletgreen: A one month subscription to dA from snowmask
:bulletgreen: A three month subscription to dA from feetpeet
:bulletgreen: A commission from AdamHunterPeck
:bulletgreen: A dA keychain from PurpelBlur
:bulletgreen: A MONTH long feature on Art Libs With the features on Art Libs, the feature will never go away, but there will be a link in our main toolbar to YOUR work. You will get DOUBLE the amount of images normally featured, PLUS your self-portrait.

Congrats KathrynBriggs :thumb152278300:

:trophy: 2nd Place :trophy:
:bulletgreen: A commission from Adelaida
:bulletgreen: A three month subscription to dA from PurpelBlur

Congrats DonCaballero :thumb156146531:

:trophy: 3rd Place :trophy:
:bulletgreen: A request from GingerKellyStudio (she will create a new work based on your idea, then you will receive a large digital copy so they print a copy of the artwork for yourself)
:bulletgreen: A commission from Supajoe
:bulletgreen: A one month dA subscription from PurpelBlur

Congrats BGAgraphix

:trophy: All 3 winners: :trophy:
:bulletgreen: Journal features from GingerKellyStudio, GoblinStock, CearaFinn, littlestar (as well as a news feature), Elandria, Helewidis
:bulletgreen: Stamps created by jenepooh for all winners

:trophy: People's Choice Award :trophy:
:bulletgreen: A feature on Art Libs
:bulletgreen: Bragging rights!

Congrats heyydaydreamer I N C E P T I O N by heyydaydreamer

I also want to do a quick honourable mentions to one particular artist who stood out to me in the final decisions for the contest winners. deruku's 'Me, and a Cupcake' piece was an excellent addition to the contest, when I was checking around the galleries of the entrants to the contest, she had a process listed on her blog about how she got to the final piece, including photos until she ended up there. I know I wasn't able to award a prize to her, but this is what art is all about, learning and evolving, and I wanted to make sure you checked out some more of her art too and watched out for her in the future!

Amazing work deruku Me, and a Cupcake by deruku

Thank you for making this contest possible and amazing!

I will be running another contest very soon and I have a few ideas, so if you liked this contest, check back with me and see the new contest posted!  Now I have some ideas for the next one, but if you have any thoughts about what the next contest should be, post them and we will try to get them going!
KathrynBriggs Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
:faint: <--I think that about sums it up..

Congrats to all the winners!! :heart:
BGAgraphix Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Ohhh thank you so much ! :rose:
Congrats to the other winners :huggle:
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