So last year I hosted a art contest as well for the first anniversary of my comic, Rise of the Heroes. And it was pretty fun!
(This was the thread I'm talking about):
And I was planning to do one again this year, except for my planned comic Square One. The contest would be a bit different from the previous one.
Context of the contest
So I'm getting to the end of my written script, and I'm halfway through drawing the designs for my most important characters in the story. Next step is to design the areas and background characters so I have plenty of reference to start drawing off.
And I was thinking, it could be interesting and fun to involve people a bit in the design progress! After all, the perspective and ideas of other people could be different from mine and that might lead to some interesting designs I might not come up with myself.
Goal of the contest
So the goal of the contest would be to create a character design for a potential background character!
It wouldn't need to be coloured or even inked, a sketch would suffice as long as it is a fullbody sketch that is clear.
If I'll go through with the contest I will provide more detailed information about the world that Square One takes place in and what kind of occupations and cultures there are, but to keep it short, it takes place in a steampunk like era.
Prizes of the contest
Can't have a contest without prizes, right? I wouldn't be able to offer anything other than art unfortunately. So if you are interested in getting art of your character from me, this might be a good opportunity to do so
I'll most likely do a top five for prizes, with each prizes getting more detailed as the ranks go up
5th place - Bust sketch
4th place - Fullbody sketch
3rd place - Fullbody inked lineart
2nd place - Flat coloured fullbody
1st place - Shaded and coloured fullbody
Dates for the contest
I haven't figured out a exact date for the contest, but I was thinking around June/July for the contest to take place. That way, I can draw all the prize art during July/August. If I end up doing the contest I will provide exact dates.
Does this seem like a good contest to you, and would you be interested? Let me know if you are (or are not)