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Christian Art Contest

<img:> Welcome to the Christian Art Contest! ^^
If you follow the rules for Uploading Art Rules you'll be just fine as long as you don't put up any nudity.
You may put up to 2 entries
Deadline: August 20, 2006

Here are the rewards for the three top winners!(not finished putting them up.)Your name will be placed at the bottom of it.
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1>username: [pumpkinhead]
artpiece: <img:>

2>username: [Kuehne]
artpiece:Downcast <img:>
"How you have fallen from heaven, O morning star, son of the dawn! You have been cast down to the earth, you who once laid low the nations!" Isaiah 14:12 (NIV). "So I drove you in disgrace from the mount of God... I threw you to the earth; I made a spectacle of you before kings." Ezekiel 28:16b-17 (NIV).

Isa 53:5 "But He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his strippes we are healed."

"in the Garden"

5>username: [Kuehne]
Title: Innocence

I painted this for my mom in watercolors a couple years back. As you can tell this is Eve eating the forbidden fruit...

7>username:[Cia's girl]
artpiece: <img300*0:>

8>username: [Artsieladie]
artpiece: "Have you.....forgotten?"
This is meant for folks to look at & let the image speak to you. I'm sure it will speak in a variety of ways, but my guess, the basic meaning will likely stay the same. (It's much bigger. Please click on it.)

9>username: [Iron-Man-429]
Artpiece: Crusade


1. [iippo]
2. [Lady of Lore]
3. [Hobbit teen]
4. [Shadowsoul]
5. [Amanda Bastian]

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2006-07-10 [pumpkinhead]: I'm thinking i'll put something here. It's still going, right?

2006-07-10 [pumpkinhead]: Just... anything that has a Christian twist to it?

2006-07-11 [Amanda Bastian]: Yes, it's still going. lol. You have to be good about putting Christianity in it. ^_^. Something nice and something that either is in the Bible or something/someone that/who represents Christianity. I hope that's okay.

2006-07-26 [Sonra]: dragon.. christian.... mmmm ok.....

2006-07-26 [Amanda Bastian]: THe thing is that the banner above has an artwork background and the artwork is called "Satan's Destruction".

2006-07-26 [pumpkinhead]: Haha, ok, i kinda have an idea. Lemme just fix it up a bit, hopefully i'll get it on here soon.

2006-07-26 [Amanda Bastian]: okay. cool! ^_^ I can't wait to see it!

2006-07-26 [pumpkinhead]: Ok, got it up. Hope it's not too big! Not really complex or symbollic either, but, i didn't really draw it with this contest in mind.. :P

2006-07-27 [Amanda Bastian]: lol. It looks okay to me. ^_^ thanx for putting it up

2006-07-27 [Kuehne]: Doesn't seem like this contest has alot of entries. My chances might be better if I enter something, huh? I might just do that.

2006-07-28 [Kuehne]: I'm new to elftown, however.. how would you go about uploading a picture to this page?

2006-07-28 [iippo]: See img. :)

2006-07-28 [Kuehne]: So, you must first upload the image to your "house" or elsewhere on elfwood before having it posted here?

2006-07-29 [iippo]: Yes. :) If your image is bigger than what your house allows (500 px wide), you can message [Sunrose] for wiki uploading priviledges that will allow you to upload it straight to the wiki without size reductions.

2006-07-29 [Kuehne]: ok, thank you iippo

2006-07-29 [iippo]: Can't wait to see your entry Kuehne. :)

2006-07-29 [Kuehne]: wait no longer :)

2006-07-29 [Kuehne]: It's an older piece, but I hope you like it

2006-07-29 [Kuehne]: do we have a limit on how may pieces we can submit in this contests?

2006-07-29 [iippo]: Beautiful. :) Is it done with charcoal?

2006-07-29 [Kuehne]: yeah, I love charcoal. Graphite too. Most of my stuff on elfwood is either charcoal or graphite (with a few things done in ballpoint pen)

2006-08-02 [Amanda Bastian]: Wow! Great job! Thanx for entering!

2006-08-02 [Kuehne]: ty.. is there a limit on how many we can submit.. i know most competitions have a limit of two. I was thinking I might do a newer one for the contest.

2006-08-02 [Amanda Bastian]: yw. Yes, two is the limit. ^^

2006-08-03 [Kuehne]: I had an idea for a competition.. but i don't know how to go about getting it started :(

2006-08-03 [Amanda Bastian]: I started out by working with the banner. Then I just wrote down what I thought would work for a normal intro for an art contest.

2006-08-04 [Kuehne]: Good suggestion.. I'll begin on a banner soon.. ty

2006-08-05 [Amanda Bastian]: you're welcome ^^

2006-08-09 [Kuehne]: Ok.. new competition started, but I don't know how to advertize it well.

2006-08-09 [iippo]: Add the link to it to art contests and contest wiki for example. A lot of people watch those wikis so they'll be notified of it and will find it.

2006-08-09 [Cia_mar]: ooo i will enter.. is this still an active contest?

2006-08-09 [Kuehne]: thank you iippo.. i put it under art contests, but i didn't see an "edit this page" botton on contest wiki... how would i add my contest there?

2006-08-09 [Amanda Bastian]: This one?

2006-08-09 [Cia_mar]: yes this one.. is it still active?

2006-08-09 [Kuehne]: very much active.. i'd love to see your work

2006-08-09 [Cia_mar]: ok.. i will post.. what is the limit for entries?

2006-08-09 [Kuehne]: They tell me two entries per person.. i asked the same thing.

2006-08-09 [Amanda Bastian]: Yes it is! ^^ Go ahead! I'm putting up the rewards soon for the winners

2006-08-09 [Kuehne]: yay!! rewards!! I need to get working on a second entry.

2006-08-09 [Cia_mar]: cool!

2006-08-09 [Amanda Bastian]: ^^ lol

2006-08-09 [Amanda Bastian]: Beautiful, Cia_mar! Great job!

2006-08-09 [Kuehne]: [Cia_mar] I particularly like the second of your entries.. but both are wonderful works of art.

2006-08-09 [Amanda Bastian]: Yes, quite wonderful! ^^

2006-08-09 [Cia_mar]:  *blushes* thank you

2006-08-09 [Cia_mar]: you might want to change your deadline as we are a month overdue

2006-08-09 [iippo]: Kuehne, in the contest wiki you leave a comment, the owner will edit the page. (They've had trouble with people messing the page so it's protected).

2006-08-09 [Kuehne]: ok.. ty

2006-08-10 [Amanda Bastian]: ur welcome. OOPS! Sorry!

2006-08-11 [Kuehne]: I started working on my second peice for this competition.

2006-08-11 [Amanda Bastian]: Fantastic! I'll be looking foward to seeing your piece when it is finished. ^^

2006-08-11 [Kuehne]: It shouldn't be too much longer... I've got a good start on it and I think you'll like it

2006-08-11 [Amanda Bastian]: Wow, that's really good! Good job

2006-08-12 [Kuehne]: ty.. i'm glad you like it.

2006-08-12 [Amanda Bastian]: yw

2006-08-21 [Kuehne]: So.. are we waiting for more entries or are we getting ready to vote?

2006-08-22 [Amanda Bastian]: oh, gosh! I'm so sorry! I'll start gathering judges. Good luck to you guys!

2006-08-22 [Kuehne]: no biggie.. i was just curious.. *and the cat dies*

2006-08-22 [Amanda Bastian]: Thanks for reminding me though....why did the cat die??

2006-08-22 [iippo]: "Curiosity killed the cat."

2006-08-22 [Amanda Bastian]: Oooh. XD

2006-08-22 [Amanda Bastian]: Thanx, [Lady of Lore]! ^_^

2006-08-22 [Lady of Lore]: Welcome ^_^ id be glad to judge

2006-08-30 [Amanda Bastian]: ^_^

I need two more judges and then we can finally judge! As the host, I'm not going to take part in the judging. Thanks!

2006-08-30 [Kuehne]: Well.. I would judge.. but I'd be biased

2006-08-30 [Amanda Bastian]: lol. ^_^

2006-08-30 [Cia_mar]: yeah me too probably!

2006-08-30 [Amanda Bastian]: okay, but if you want to that's fine with me. you're just not able to vote for yourself. (that's usually considered cheating so..).

2006-08-30 [Cia_mar]: lol.. was just kidding!

2006-08-30 [Amanda Bastian]: XD oooohh

2006-09-11 [pumpkinhead]: Four more? We need, like... an advertising commitee, or something.

2006-09-11 [Amanda Bastian]: yeah...I think I might have someone take over the wiki while I'm gone for three to four months. *sighs* Ah! I think I might get help from my fellow christian friends.

2006-09-17 [Kuehne]: anyone taking over this wiki? should we do a poll or something?

2006-09-17 [Amanda Bastian]: We don't have enough judges....

2006-09-17 [Kuehne]: that's why i suggested a poll

2006-09-17 [Amanda Bastian]: alright. I'm working on it

2006-09-17 [Kuehne]: cool.. ty

2006-09-17 [Amanda Bastian]: yw

2006-09-19 [Amanda Bastian]: <img:,0&name=I%20like%20this%20one%20the%20best!&xnames=yes%0d%0ano&xsize=500&ysize=300&vote=0>


2006-09-19 [Amanda Bastian]: grrr...didn't work. I'm not good at this...

2006-09-19 [iippo]: Edit the page itself (press the "Edit thsi page" button).

2006-09-19 [Amanda Bastian]: I know, but I was just testing the poll on how it would look on the wiki itself... right now it's not working

2006-09-19 [iippo]: It doesn't work on comments, because no one but you can edit your comment, and voting is kind of like editing, I guess.

2006-09-19 [Amanda Bastian]: aaahhh, I see. thanks

2006-09-26 [Cia_mar]: since the poll isn't up yet... are we able to change our submissions still?

2006-09-26 [Amanda Bastian]: Yeah, go ahead. I'm still looking for judges soo... lol. But when all positions are filled for judges no one can change or submit anything

2006-09-26 [Cia_mar]: cool thanks

2006-09-26 [Cia_mar]: how many entries can we post?

2006-09-26 [Amanda Bastian]: You're welcome. Two entries

2006-09-26 [Amanda Bastian]: All Christians are welcome to join The Christian Gathering if they want to. ^_^

2006-09-26 [Cia_mar]: ok... got it down to two entries!

2006-09-27 [Amanda Bastian]: lol ^^

2006-09-30 [Cia's girl]: Im interested in putting in a drawing do i have enogh time to finish it and turn it in by next week?

2006-09-30 [pumpkinhead]: If you get it in before the last 3 do, there's no time limit.

2006-09-30 [Amanda Bastian]: Pumpin got to it before I did. XD

2006-09-30 [pumpkinhead]: haha, score! XD

Pumpkin: 1
tCoN: 0

(just teasing ;) )

2006-09-30 [Amanda Bastian]: XD!!!!!!!!

2006-10-01 [Cia's girl]: Yea! I made the dead line. Yea for me. I hope everyone likes it. This is my first time drawing on the computer and then intering in a contest.

2006-10-01 [Cia_mar]: good job sweetie!!! ...(for those who do not know... she is my dughter!!! )

2006-10-01 [Lady of Lore]: squuueeeee! hiya little one! you've got a big name to live up to on here cuz your momma is one awesome gal ^^

2006-10-01 [Cia_mar]: *blushes* awe!!!!!!!

2006-10-01 [Cia's girl]: Thanx but my art is nothin like hers.

2006-10-01 [Cia_mar]: just be patient.. one day you may be even better than me!!! but that all depends on how much you practise! *huggles* sweetie!!!!!!!!!!!!

2006-10-01 [Lady of Lore]: yesh! (uses Yoda voice) Young one, with dilligence and practice great shall you become.

2006-10-02 [Cia's girl]: lol! i take it you like star wars too.

2006-10-02 [Lady of Lore]: yup, I've got me own jedi too ^^

2006-10-02 [Cia's girl]: kool! can i c it plze

2006-10-02 [Cia's girl]: sorry for the net speak

2006-10-02 [Lady of Lore]: lol! ^_^

2006-10-02 [Cia's girl]: I like your jedi

2006-10-03 [Lady of Lore]: Thanks ^^

2006-10-03 [Cia's girl]: you are welcome

2006-10-03 [.Toxic Valentine.]: i would enter but they are all way out of my legue .. cna i possibly judge ? *looks scared* please dont turn me away .. i have no where else to go ..

2006-10-03 [Cia_mar]: should ask [Child of God] to be a judge

2006-10-03 [Amanda Bastian]: Awwww. lol.
Oh! I did and she is. I forgot to put her name up lol.. I still need more judges. Oh! of course you can judge, [.Toxic Valentine.]

2006-10-03 [Cia_mar]: i am trying to gather as many participanst and recruit judges as fast as i can! i hope that they will respond soon!

2006-10-03 [Amanda Bastian]: Thanks, Cia_mar! ^_^

2006-10-03 [Cia_mar]: no prob... just thought it could help a bit we will see though if it does

2006-10-03 [Amanda Bastian]: ^^

2006-10-03 [Artsieladie]: Hi! Gee, I didn't know about this contest, 'til [Cia_mar] just told me. *winks* If it's still open for entries.. *points to the deadline at top* ...I think I would like to put up an entry. :D If it's closed, then I'm really sorry I have missed it! o..o

2006-10-03 [Cia_mar]: open!!!!! lol

2006-10-03 [Artsieladie]: Great! :D!!!!

2006-10-04 [Amanda Bastian]: ^_^ Ah! XD Why do i always get to it last. XD!!!

2006-10-04 [Cia_mar]: we are just faster at typing then you are?

2006-10-04 [Amanda Bastian]: I just wasn't on since yesterday. XD

2006-10-04 [Cia_mar]: see we ARE faster typists... lol...(coure the likely hood is that most people on here are faster typists than i am...)

2006-10-04 [Amanda Bastian]: I do my best to type fast...I'm alright with it. lol.

2006-10-04 [Cia_mar]: :P

2006-10-04 [Amanda Bastian]: I wonder what Artsie's going to put up

2006-10-04 [Cia_mar]: something cool!

2006-10-05 [Shadowsoul]: i'll judge


2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: He he I went right to work at it & here's what came to light. Actually, I had something a bit different in mind when I started, but this is the direction I was led in. God is GREAT! *huggles to all* ^__^

2006-10-05 [Cia_mar]: love the hair!

2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: When I picture Jesus in my mind, I always picture Him with lovely hair. :D

2006-10-05 [Cia_mar]: me too!

2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: :D ...And if one can't tell, I love color, too! God painted the world in wonderful, brilliant color! :))

2006-10-05 [Cia_mar]: gee i hadn't notices... *sticks out tongue* lol

2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: *puts a dab of paint on tongue* *giggles* *exits quickly!*

2006-10-05 [Cia_mar]: THIBISHSHSH!!!!!!!!!!!PHLAH!!!
paint may smell good but it certainly doesn't taste good!
don't worry Ladie... revenge is a dish best served cold!

2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: lmbo! Yeah, but..."Revenge is mine", sayeth the Lord. *grins*

2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: I changed it. I decided that "you" might be better, although the "we" meant mankind as a whole. :P

2006-10-05 [Cia_mar]: *confused* "you" "we" huh? i must be asleep

2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: I wish I was asleep. I'm so tired, but have to make a trip in the car, which I dread, so sleep won't come! :/

2006-10-05 [Cia_mar]: :(

2006-10-05 [Amanda Bastian]: Of course you can Shadowsoul. ^_^

wow! great job!

2006-10-05 [Artsieladie]: Thanks! :D

2006-10-05 [Amanda Bastian]: YW! ^_^

2006-11-01 [Cia_mar]: not to spam but this is for anyone interested in a
Christian themed contest

Cia's "Can you draw THIS?" Contest

2006-11-02 [Amanda Bastian]: Oh, no. That's fine. lol. ^_^ Awesome contest!

2006-11-02 [Cia_mar]: thanks!

2006-11-03 [Amanda Bastian]: No problem! ^^

2006-11-03 [Cia_mar]: feel free to spread the word about it!

2006-11-03 [Kuehne]: so.. about this contest.. is it ever going to be judged??

2006-11-03 [Cia_mar]: still waitng on more judges

2006-11-03 [Kuehne]: i don't mean to be a pain, but.. why? it doesn't really seem like anyone is interested and can't four people judge it? It's not so much that I'm impatient, but I don't want to see this contest die out without a winner announced.

2006-11-03 [Cia_mar]: [Amanda Bastian]: you should be the 5th judge and then there would not be a tie.... which 4 or 6 judges may produce... ... what do you think?

2006-11-03 [Amanda Bastian]: Well, i guess I could be the fifth judge. ^_^ . lol. I know who the other missing judge is. He said yes. lol. He's my bf. XD. I'll have to get him.

2006-11-03 [Cia_mar]: ok

2006-11-03 [Amanda Bastian]: lol

2006-11-03 [Kuehne]: i'd feel funny judging a contest of which i am a part.

2006-11-03 [Amanda Bastian]: So would I

2006-11-03 [Cia_mar]: ditto

2006-11-03 [Amanda Bastian]: lol

2007-02-02 [Cia's girl]: I wouldn't feel funny. But i dont have to worry about that because im not judging

2007-02-03 [Amanda Bastian]: XD yeah. lol
I seriously need to get somewhere with this contest. Geez. i've been slacking majorly. I'll see if I can get the judging running soon. Sorry about everything

2007-02-03 [Shadowsoul]: yes, please get the judging done soon. i will only be here on wednesday afternoons and saturday afternoon's my time. please let me know when to judge or if i'm not around please message [silent_voice] and tell him to pass the message on if he can to my school email

2007-02-03 [Amanda Bastian]: Of course. ^^
I believe we should begin the judging quite soon. I'll let you know.

2007-03-20 [kittykittykitty]: When will the judging begin? :)

2007-03-21 [Amanda Bastian]: I'm hoping soon... I could never get to it

2007-06-15 [Amanda Bastian]:'s the deal. when contestant position #10 is filled then we'll start the judging. i'm getting tired of my procrastination. >< gr. ok. this is definate.

2007-06-15 [Hobbit teen]: I really like the one called "Have you... forgotten" for it to me seems like a true expression of the evil that we have done in america!

2007-06-15 [Artsieladie]: Thanks. I agree, but not just in America. Mankind's greed & disregard for the world that God so wonderfully & perfectly created, has made it so tragically ugly & loathsome in so many ways. *really sad*

2007-06-15 [Hobbit teen]: it is very truely sad... but the way i look at it...we will someday be judged by the all knowing lord on judgement day and those innocent on the whole ordeil with war on terror will be saved and those like president bush and Al quaida will burn here in pain and terror *vengful for those whose lives have been hurt*

2007-06-16 [Artsieladie]: bush has a lot to answer for. For all of the innocent lives that have been taken to satisfy his greed, b/c everyone knows it's all about the oil & him making money on it. *sneers in disgust*

2007-06-16 [Hobbit teen]: Exactly right on the money!!! I'm glad someone other than my family understand that it is all about his greed on his oil rigs!!!

2007-06-16 [Artsieladie]: ...& chaney right along with him! The blood these two have on their hands, their conscience, if they have any, is so ...well, there is no word that describes it. I say anyone that supports these two should be the ones to march right over there & fight bush's war for him & send all of these innocent people home that have no other choice, but to follow his orders. Americans need to wake up & make it a point to keep themselves better informed, in tune, with all that is going on. We are slowly losing our rights & freedoms & most Americans aren't even aware of it. Our soldiers are supposedly fighting for them, while people like bush & chaney are slowly & methodically taking them away. *angry*

2007-06-19 [Lady of Lore]: we need good people to get jobs in the govornment...not corrupt wealthy families....but i fear that may be asking too much of this crazy world. Just like in every war it is often the poor man who goes while the rich son goes off to golf or learn the family buisness.

But I do have to say that now that we are in these countries, liberated some of the people, and especially those who have come forth on these documentaries on tv we cannot pull out for thier sakes. I'm sure that those with hatred target these poor people. If we pull out, we condem them to death. What is worse than people dieing is to give them hope and then to take it away. Heart's change and those poor soldiers need to know that we do not value thier livs as nothing.

Remember the troops who came back from the other past wars? Korean war, vietnam war, etc. Were they welcomed back and thanked for putting thier lives on the line (even if the cause was the right one, they still went and fought and put thier lives in danger). I don't think that they ever were. If I remember people treated them like traitors, shunned them, and had no pity for the trauma they experienced. I know war is hard, and it may not be the right answer but those who have suffered and died, we cannot call thier pain worth nothing. Even if it is not the best cause, people sacrifice.

I agree that we as people all over the world need to be more informed. But I also think that we need to take into account everything. I feel so sorry for the young boys that are filled with hatred, I feel sad that groups are willing to pay a family if the father or son goes on a suicide bombing. I feel sad that people hate so much. Americans need to not be so arrogant, we need to try to be kinder, to show the world a better way than hatred because if we go to other contries and all we do is complain how it is not like our home...

Think of it this way, someone from another contry comes to where you live, micks the customs, questions your values, and turns thier face away in disgust at your food? That would make you resent them and the place where they came from. So I think too, that people as tourists need to be kinder too. That may help. In some contries tourists may be all the contact the people have with a country, and what a sad poor example many tourists are.

Sorry, I don't mean to lecture. I just felt moved by the discussion to add my thoughts. If you disagree that's ok. ^_^ I'm not offended, I think that people have a right to thier own ideas. 

~Lady of Lore

2007-06-19 [Artsieladie]: I agree. We Americans, but especially our beloved soldiers, have been put in a position that now we cannot just simply walk away from or turn a blind eye to. I have & have had several family members that served &/or are serving in the military. I never would shun them or disrespect them for their service to this country. It's the people that sit at the top giving the orders, mainly bush & chaney, that I'm angry with. One does not have to support bush's war to support & respect the troops. Personally, I don't think anyone should put down, belittle &/or mock another's culture & customs. I like to learn about the customs, cultures & beliefs of others. If we all were open to & understanding of these aforementioned w/o judgment, we could hope for more harmony & peace in the world.  :P)

2007-06-20 [Hobbit teen]: well said Lady of lore well said Artsie!!!

2009-05-14 [BlueAngel]: wait no, damn I suck at this

2009-05-14 [Amanda Bastian]: wo so much has happened
what did i miss?

2010-09-07 [kittykittykitty]: Has a winner been announced?

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