Bad Moon Rising Contest (CLOSED)

Journal Entry: Fri Aug 16, 2019, 7:57 AM

Bad Moon Rising by dA-Morgue-Points

:iconda-morgue: is excited to announce that the

Bad Moon Rising Contest is starting today.

As you know by now the entries will

be judge according to skill levels.

Be sure to add your level in the description of

your entry before submitting it.

If you’re not sure, ask, please.

Use the same skill level as before,

except if you your skills have improved.

Don’t submit your work below your skill level.

We will move it to a higher level as we seem fit.

These are guidelines to each skill level.

You are not comfortable yet with the medium you use to create.
You are struggling with shadows, lighting, and depth of field.
You're not comfortable with mixing colors or blending.


You are comfortable with the medium you use to create.

You're still figuring out how and where to add shadows and lighting, and depth of field.

You are comfortable with mixing colors or blending.

You're still in search of your style.

You know exactly how to use the medium for your creations.
You know where to put shadows and lighting, and depth of field in your creation.
You know how to mix colors.
Your blending is seamless.
You've found your style. 


There have to be a moon in your creation.

You have two options.

1. Create a creepy scene with a moon in it.

2. Create only a creepy moon.


:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodYou must be a member to play.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodYour entry must be made on or after the contest start date.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodYour entry must be made according to the theme.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodWe allow only Dark, Gothic and Horror art.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodYou must include the following in your description:

1. Our contest name

2. Our group icon - :icon dA-Morgue: (without the space)

3. Your skill level

(Beginner, Intermediate, Advance)

If you don’t know, ask.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodYou may enter twice, but only one entry can win.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodYou must credit all stock with a clickable link to the original

image if you used deviantArt stock photos.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodYou must notify all stock providers.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodNo images from Google, Bing, Pinterest or any PNG site.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodIf you used your own photos, you have to mention it

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodWhen you are finished with your masterpiece,

submit it to the folder marked “Contest Submit Here”.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodWe accept ALL mediums of art.

1. Photo Manipulations - Manips are required to have three elements or more.

2. Mixed Media - A Photo manipulation containing stock photos with 3D renders.

3. Traditional

4. Digital Art, which includes Mixed Media, and Drawings & Paintings.

:skull: rvmp by Bad-BloodWe reserve the right to add or subtract from these rules at any time.

Interested in the prizes?

Points from


Advance 1st Place - 500 :points:

Advance 2nd Place - 400 :points:

Intermediate 1st Place - 300 :points:

Intermediate 2nd Place - 200 :points:

Beginner 1st - 100 :points:

Beginner 2nd Place - 50 :points:

Each level will have 2nd place winners if we get more than 25 entries


Premium Stock from:


We always need more prizes if anyone

wants to donate a feature or anything else.


When is the deadline?

September 30, 2019 23:59 SAST

Some inspiration to get you going. Please, do not copy.

Midnight Bath by annewipfHaunted Church by IMKamera
Another Test by TehBeardedOneTower of Drayhiss by lee-orr
Jackdaw by HadesPixelsBloody Werewolf by elmorafockaDrawlloween Blood Moon by IrenHorrors
The Red Moon by annewipfBlood drops by KalosysArtCreepy Mansion by Nele-Diel
Night of Raven by Consuelo-ParraThe Moon by Zesiul+Black Moon+ by CuteReaper
Girly reaper -creepy version- by ghonerBlood Moon by DiegoKleinR.I.P by Hend-Watani
Die Nacht im Walde by KnechterWhen the Autumn Moon is Bright by ForeverBigBlue68
Bat Country by Emerald-DepthsRed Moon by Jinbeizamezama
Ride Through The Dark by Lora-VysotskayaDark crow. by CharllieeArtsIn The Woods by Dani-Owergoor

Let the creativity begin!

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