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    Exclamation 2017 Contest Themes, Entry Periods, and Winners

    This is the list of all the themes and entry windows for the Monthly ATC Contests for 2017.

    This year we will try something different. Two months have been designated MIXED MEDIA ONLY contests. Be sure to carefully read the directions for those months to ensure your entry qualifies!

    I will open threads for each month's contest so we can have the normal chit-chat.

    FAB prizes have been donated by art teachers, our great ATCsForAll Members, and art supply companies!! Be sure to check the monthly contest to see what great prizes are offered.

    Ten of the monthly contests are open to ANY media in ATC size (2.5 x 3.5 portrait or landscape). Two months will be designated MIXED MEDIA ONLY in ATC size.

    To enter, submit no more than one (1) ATC entry in the selected theme to "" in standard jpg format (No less than 150 dpi please).

    Can't stress this enough - Please note the following! - so your card gets listed in the contest come voting time!

    1. send your card as a jpg to
    2. Please be sure to include your AFA username when submitting the entry.
    3. be sure to send a large enough picture (at least 150 dpi) pictures posted for voting are 250 pixels wide - larger is fine - smaller pictures won't show the art at it's best
    4. For MIXED MEDIA ONLY contests you MUST include a list of media used with your entry. No list, no entry.
    5. You are NOT entered until you receive an email response from me. If you don't hear back, please get in touch!

    Please no watermarks or signatures on the front of the image as we are trying to keep all entries anonymous to better the contest experience. All members are welcome to participate.*

    Don't post your entries (or cards that look like your entry) into the contest gallery or online until after the voting has occurred. Once we have announced the winner of the contest feel free to upload it and claim your card!

    *No participant can win more than one prize per year - the year will run from Jan 1 thru Dec 31. You are still welcome to play but once you win, your card is ineligible for voting till the next year.

    January 2017 -
    Theme: Black & White
    Entry Window: 1/1 - 1/31
    1st Place: Catiera
    2nd Place: Marie

    February 2017 -
    Theme: Hearts* -- MIXED MEDIA ONLY
    Entry Window: 2/1 - 2/28
    1st Place: poisonivy007
    2nd Place: gloria444

    March 2017 -
    Theme: Tea/Coffee
    Entry Window: 3/1 - 3/31
    1st Place: KPinAK
    2nd Place: Bluevioletz

    April 2017 -
    Theme: Dogs
    Entry Window: 4/1 - 4/30
    1st Place: Lilly
    2nd Place: mcgillisj

    May 2017 -
    Theme: Flowers
    Entry Window: 5/1 - 5/31
    1st Place: josiesuelupin
    2nd Place: Q-ni

    June 2017 -
    Theme: Lighthouses
    Entry Window: 6/1 - 6/30
    1st Place: IAmWhatOnEarth
    2nd Place: Jo.On.The.Go

    July 2017 -
    Theme: Mythological Creatures
    Entry Window: 7/1 - 7/31
    1st Place: ParadoxSketchbook
    2nd Place: Karens

    August 2017
    Theme: Peacocks*--MIXED MEDIA ONLY
    Entry Window: 8/1 - 8/31
    1st Place: AmySi
    2nd Place: DonnaCR

    September 2017
    Theme: Found Poetry
    Entry Window: 9/1 - 9/30
    1st Place: WideEyedLife
    2nd Place: Vikinglady

    October 2017
    Theme: Cacti/Succulant Plants
    Entry Window: 10/1 - 10/31
    1st Place: chilibibi
    2nd Place: Joarty1

    November - December 2017
    Theme: Birds
    Entry Window: 11/10 - 12/31
    1st Place: runningfree
    2nd Place: kailavmp
    Last edited by Carole Cadek; 07-23-2018 at 11:01 PM.

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