Monday, 31 May 2010

Discover a Muse Challenge

So over on the ArtOrder blog, intarweb home of Jon Schindehette, head of art on the DnD brand at Wizards of the Coast, there is a challenge/contest in progress. Jon runs these things quite regularly, and they're well worth checking out. The ArtOrder blog is general is an absolute goldmine of info for anyone looking to break into freelance illustration.

Anyhow, this challenge is about taking some reference material of model and artist's muse Veronika Kotlajic and making a piece of art for a poster. The winning 5 entrants will feature on posters to be sold for charity. You can check out all the finer details here.

I don't normally get time to take part in these things, as my schedule runs pretty full most of the time. But since this one was for charity I found the time. Here's my entry:
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And here's the thumb wot you can click to see it a little bigger:

The deadline for entries is tonight. Mine's in. Wish me luck!


  1. You definitely rose to this. Superb sense of space and depth in a relatively tight composition. I'm liking it. Good luck! (Leggy femme-fatales in tall boot seem to be the order of the day. I've just been doing a pirate wench.)

  2. Thanks Gordon! I was fairly confident of squarely hitting the middle of the field on this one, but since Jon has begun to reveal those entries not already shown on the Ning community I am now having serious doubts about maintaining my 6 out 10 position. ;)