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About Digital Art / Hobbyist Kazumi Mai20/Female/United States Group :iconanimangart-universe: AniMangArt-Universe
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Kazumi Mai
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It's finally that anticipated time we've all been waiting for!!! (Including myself)
I must apologize for the super long delay in revealing the winners to this contest (i'm horrible at hosting contests) but a lot has happened since the contest has ended but i'm financially stable (for now) and free to work on prizes.

Judging this contest was very difficult in itself too! There were just too many amazing entries >3<
Just have to say I loved every single one of them!

Okay, enough talk, I'm sure you want to know who won or if you were mentioned in here, where you placed ;)
So here goes!!!!

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3rd Place: :icongrey-sky-102:

Contest Entry - Animelia High's Summer Vacation by Grey-sky-102
Score:16
I loved how this entry was bright and vibrant in both atmosphere and coloring. The bathing suits match the characters perfectly, they are so cute. The entire entry is cute, I love their expressions and the scene :)

Prizes:
- $15 USD
- Headshot w/ transparent bg from me
- S
houlder up with simple background from :iconhichiyan:
Faceshot colored no background from :iconnyanzilla:
- Headshot from :iconbrianra:
- Chibi from :icongreenie-chan:
- 4 Stickers of your choice from me
- A custom sticker from me (drawn traditionally and hand cut on sticker paper)
- mini chibi no background from :iconnyanzilla:
- Pixel Icon from me
- Llama from me
- Llama from :iconnyanzilla:
- Watch from me





2nd Place: :iconceryliarectris:

Contest - Chris and Kimani by CeryliaRectris
Score: 17
Looks like a freaking instagram photo! lol Those muscles on Chris w@! OMG
The detail in this is spectacular and the coloring is great and vibrant and that lighting is on point! Just AAAAH its so great! 
My babies are so mature!

Prizes:
- $25 USD
- Choice of Half Body/Faceshot colored no background from :iconnyanzilla:
- Half body or bust with simple background from :iconhichiyan:
- Headshot from :iconbrianra:
- Headshot w/ simple bg from me
- 7 Stickers of your choice from me
- A custom sticker from me (drawn traditionally and hand cut on sticker paper)
- 2 Simple Chibis from me
- mini chibi simple background from :iconnyanzilla:
- Pixel Icon from me
- Watch from me
- Llama from me
- Llama from :iconnyanzilla:



*1st Place*
+ Peoples Choice Award!

:iconwiki234:

[CE] Animelia High's Summer Vacation by Wiki234
Score: 20
Just look at this masterpiece! I absolutely loved the creative underwater effect taking the ordinary beach scene to a whole new level! It gives the picture a dreamy and beautiful and euphoric.
The characters look super cute in her style too. And yes the bathing suits match and she got all of their personalities and relationships spot on!! I'm amazed how she did the coloring and lighting and everything in mostly one layer.
Apparently everyone else liked it a lot too cause it also won People's Choice Award XD 

Prizes:
- 3 Month Core Membership from me
- $50 USD
- Full body or half body with simple background from :iconhichiyan:
- Halfbody w/ bg of choice from me
- Choice of Full Body/Half Body/Faceshot colored with simple background from :iconnyanzilla:
- Headshot from :iconbrianra:
- 12 Stickers of your choice from me
- 2 Custom Stickers from me (drawn digitally, then printed and hand cut on sticker paper)
- Choice of regular chibi/mini chibi simple background from :iconnyanzilla:
- Colored chibi, a colored headshot, and a chibi custom design from :iconpanda-reaper:
- A detailed Chibi from me
- Pixel Icon from me
- Watch from me
- Llama from me
- Llama from :iconnyanzilla:

People's Choice Award Prize:
-Sketch collage page from me



Honorable Mentions
In no particular order and all done amazingly well!
*Each HM winner gets one digital chibi from from me

Most Fun: :iconpaskiz:
Contest Entry - Summer Vacation by Paskiz

I loved this one due to how fun and exciting it looked. Yuki and Kimani genuinely look like they are having a great and fun summer vacation.
Plus its something that's not beach related! lol I love Kimani's hair in Yuki's face XD
Great work!



Most "Memorable": :iconnaxy-ah:
[Contest] Kanami Summer 2016 by Naxy-ah

The original idea of having poloroid photographs of their vacation to keep for good memories was genius! Great idea.
It's ready to go in a scrapbook XD


Best Use of All Characters: :iconlemon-lark:
This one took a looooooong time to debate since I had to choose between this one and another that used all of my characters. Don't worry, I loved both of them!
Happy Summer! | Contest Entry by Lemon-Lark

This entry was really cute with the whole group jumping in the air. It looks like an iconic photo or banner announcing "YAY! Summer Vacation!"
I also love how these particular bathing suits match the most perfectly with each characters down to style and color!

Most Artistic: :iconkritshel:
For contest by KritShel

Love the mature design of Yuki (hoping thats who it is lol), the anatomy and pose is great but i love more the coloring style and the cartoony background with the minimalistic border, look like it should be on a summer greeting card. :)
Very well done!!
 


Thank you all so much for participating in this contest, it means a lot!
I really do love every single entry! You all drew and portrayed the Animelia High Cast so well.
Lets appreciate everyone who unfortunately didn't place but still deserve all the recognition and love!
Hope to see you all again in next years contest!!!

Amazing Entries:

Summer Vacation OC Contest by hanagakureCE: Summer Fun! by PlatyBaraShooting Stars (Contest) by RainCrystalWriter[CE] Playful Summer by keanoveKimani vs Cockroach by SunflowerPigeon
Smultron rast ^^ by SkogsjonesFemale charm by SkogsjonesThe twin tail girls picnic/fika by SkogsjonesGlass-stunden by SkogsjonesCE: Summer memories by LuminaCT
Summer and Strawberries (contest entry) by FlitterDashPicking Strawberries (Contest Entry) by FlitterDashtoo much tv by greenie-chanSummer Stars And Fireflies by greenie-chanLet's go on a picnic! by juha91
Entry for Animelia high's Summer contest. by PookabaloukaBeach by Vyllainsschool sand by VyllainsContest submission- Animelia High beach vacation by Allie---ChanAnimelia High's Summer Vacation entry by ELLR8

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NekoHybrid Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are you going to Holiday Matsuri?
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KazumiMai Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sorry, unfortunately not
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KokoroCreates Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2016  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
Thank you for the llama~! Heart 
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MiZun Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I saw your work on S3RL's youtube. Good work.
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KazumiMai Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awww yay! Thank you!!
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ueufo Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2016
Thank you so much for the watch! ღゝ◡╹)ノ♡
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KazumiMai Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome!!
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FlitterDash Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the llama :D (Big Grin) 
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KazumiMai Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome!
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Lemon-Lark Featured By Owner Edited Sep 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey! So I'm sure your busy but I wanted to see if you would have any time to maybe join my ongoing Mew contest, or if you could just promote it, that would be great~
I totally get if you dont have time, but I wanted to ask since your contest just ended and you had a lot of really amazing artists join.
there's also a raffle which is totally free and doesn't take a long time to join~
Thank youu:heart: :heart: :heart: 
400 Point Mew Contest+Raffle! More Prizes to Come!

BTW i'm coming out again this spring break so we should hang!
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