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Fables & FairyTales Contest




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Voting poll is now closed.And the winner is: [Yncke]!!! Congratulations!Thank you, to all those who participated! Look for the sequel to this contest soon.


Hosted by: [Daisy le Fleur]



Thank you to Elftown Graphics
And to [Cassave] for designing the fantastic banner and winner's badge!!



Welcome !! This contest has some basic rules:

1. The picture(s) you submit MUST be a scene illustrated from one of the fables or fairytales on the list that will follow these instructions.
2. The picture(s) you submit MUST be your work and your work only. Do not copy the style of another artist (ie..Disney animators)
3. No pornographic material will be allowed.
4. You may enter two pictures, as long as you tell which story you have chosen to depict, for each entry.


Failure to follow these rules will result in disqualification!! Now get started and have a great time!!





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The list of fables/fairytales you may illustrate from:


The Grimm Brothers FairyTales:
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Cinderella
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Tom Thumb
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Sleeping Beauty
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Hansel and Gretel
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Rapunzel
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Rumpelstilzchen
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Snow White
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> The Brave Little Tailor
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Snow White and Rose Red
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Our Lady's Child
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Little Red Cap (Little Red Ridinghood)



Hans Christian Andersons Fables:
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> The Ugly Duckling
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> The Little Mermaid
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> The Emperors New Clothes
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> Thumbelina
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> The Red Shoes
<img:http://www.elftown.com/img/drawing/18485_1102727825.jpg> The Princess and the Pea





Use these links to refresh your memory on the tales!


H.C. Anderson's Fables
http://www.pacificnet.net/~johnr/aesop/aesophca.html


Grimm Brother's FairyTales
http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~spok/grimmtmp/






Please post all entries under this line. Include your name..and what story you're illustrating. Thank you!




1. [Garden4Gnome] The Little Mermaid.
'i'll tell you a tale of the bottomless blue,'
'look out, lad, a mermaid be waitin' for you.'
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2. [Cassave] Thumbelina
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"You poor little creature," said the field-mouse, who was
really a good old field-mouse, "come into my warm room and
dine with me."




3.[Zab] ''The Ugly Duckling'' *''"Kill me," said the poor bird; and he bent his head down
to the surface of the water, and awaited death.
But what did he see in the clear stream below? His own
image; no longer a dark, gray bird, ugly and disagreeable to
look at, but a graceful and beautiful swan.''*
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4. [Thistlewood] "Snow-White and Red-Rose"
Then she cried, Snow-White, Rose-Red, come out, the bear will
do you no harm, he means well. So they both came out, and
by-and-by the lamb and dove came nearer, and were not afraid
of him.
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5. [Mitsune] Snow-White and Rose-Red a la Mucha, Just the lineart. I'll see if I can get the coloured version up later tonight.
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There was once a poor widow who lived in a lonely cottage. In front of the cottage was a garden wherein stood two rose-trees, one of which bore white and the other red roses. She had two children who were like the two rose-trees, and one was called snow-white, and the other rose-red.




6. [LvSha] "The Nightingale"
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Three and thirty times did it sing the same tunes without
being tired; the people would gladly have heard it again, but
the emperor said the living nightingale ought to sing
something. But where was she?

7. [LvSha] "Hanse and Grethel"
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"I will eat a bit of the roof, and you Gretel, can eat some
of the window, it will taste sweet."



8. [Gypsi] "Our Lady's Child"
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"When he had at last forced his way through, he saw a
wonderfully beautiful maiden sitting under the tree, and she sat there and was entirely covered with her golden hair down to her very feet."



9. [Lothuriel] - "The Red Shoes"
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"...had grown fast to her feet. She danced and was obliged to go on dancing over field and meadow, in rain and sunshine, by night and by day—but by night it was most horrible. She danced out into the open churchyard; but the dead there did not dance. They had something better to do than that."




10. [Yncke] - The final scene from "Rumpelstiltskin".
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"... and then in rage he pulled at his left leg so hard with both hands that he tore himself in two."




1297) Which entry should win the Fables & FairyTales Contest? (No administrator)

Number of voters: 32
a) [Garden4Gnome] <img50*0:http://elftown.lysator.liu.se/img/drawing/80878_1113149325.jpg>
Number of votes: 1 (3%)

b) [Cassave] <img100*0:http://elftown.lysator.liu.se/img/photo/82481_1119124300.jpg>
Number of votes: 3 (9%)

c) [Zab]<img100*0:http://elftown.lysator.liu.se/img/photo/61691_1119094242.jpg>
Number of votes: 1 (3%)

d) [Thistlewood] <img100*0:stuff/C%3ADocuments%20and%20SettingsDebbi%20StoneMy%20DocumentsMy%20Picturesbear.jpg>
Number of votes: 3 (9%)

e) [Mitsune] <img100*0:stuff/SnowWhite_RedRose_Lineart.jpg>
Number of votes: 6 (19%)

f) [LvSha] <img100*0:http://elftown.lysator.liu.se/img/drawing/106271_1122126068.jpg>
Number of votes: 3 (9%)

g) [LvSha] <img100*0:stuff/F%3Ahansel-and-grethel.jpg>
Number of votes: 1 (3%)

h) [Gypsi] <img100*0:http://elftown.lysator.liu.se/img/drawing/108401_1122419037.jpg>
Number of votes: 0 (0%)

i) [Lothuriel] <img100*0:stuff/karenshoe>
Number of votes: 2 (6%)

j) [Yncke] <img100*0:http://elftown.lysator.liu.se/img/photo/17985_1125332552.jpg>
Number of votes: 12 (38%)



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2005-08-11 [Daisy le Fleur]: Sure, I don't see a problelm with that. Since its not changing the original picture but enhancing so to speak. Than k you for asking! And for those who don't know which contest we are referring to its a new one I just started. No worries, the deadline is 20 entries. A Coloring Competition! Go check it out!

2005-08-19 [Daisy le Fleur]: *Peeks at watch*...*whistles to self*

2005-08-23 [Daisy le Fleur]: ******* SEVEN CONTEST DAYS LEFT ********

2005-08-28 [Daisy le Fleur]: Contest over in 3 Days...get those entries in people!!

2005-08-29 [Yncke]: Oof. Close, but finished. :)

2005-08-29 [Deadlock jester]: *sulks* I want more

2005-08-29 [Daisy le Fleur]: LOL !! How cool is that!

2005-08-29 [Deadlock jester]: *ouch*..good job

2005-08-29 [Cassave]: Great!!! That's got to hurt...=D

2005-08-30 [Daisy le Fleur]: Tomorrow is deadline everybody! Thank you so much for participating! There will be a poll up by the end of tomorrow, to get the voting process started. I only hope that doesn't take as long as this did =)

2005-09-01 [Daisy le Fleur]: Guys, you need to adrvertise this in your houses please...so that we can get the voting going quickly...thanks! =)

2005-09-02 [LvSha]: er...the vote's begin?...sure..but I thought I could only get one for vote?

2005-09-02 [Daisy le Fleur]: I don't see why..I mean, the rules state you can have two entries....you are the only one to enter two..but that doesn't mean you can only get one to vote on ..otherwise what woud be the point of entering two?

2005-09-03 [LvSha]: I see..indeed..my blunt brain...thought I just need to show them there

2005-09-03 [Zab]: yay, someone voted for me!

2005-09-05 [Daisy le Fleur]: I just went to see "The Brothers Grimm" in theaters...and I couldn't help but think of this contest the whole time! YOu should really go see it...it's quite neat!

2005-09-12 [Daisy le Fleur]: *****Voting will end this Wednesday******

2005-09-15 [Yncke]: That's a magnificent winner's badge, [Cassave]!

2005-09-16 [LvSha]: Congrats,[Yncke]!That badge's aslo made by [Cassave]?That's really pretty! X3

2005-09-16 [Cassave]: Kudos [Yncke], the original idea for the badge was by [Daisy le Fleur] :-)

2006-08-08 [Lothuriel]: Watching....again...*evil laughter*

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