If you don't want to participate in the contest, we're also looking for people to donate prizes! Art and points prizes are all welcome! You will be given credit in this contest journal for your donation, as well as a feature on our front page as thanks! If you would like to donate something for the prize pool, just note the group with what you'd like to donate! Also, for those of you who may like to donate anonymously, any points donated to our points account between now and the end of the contest will be included in the prize pool!
- EVERYONE can enter! No need to ask!
- The pony MUST be a canon species (i.e. Pegasus, Earth, Unicorn, Alicorn, Bat Pony, etc.)
- The pony MUST have a cutie mark that represents what the group stands for: WE LOVE MY LITTLE PONY!
- The pony MUST have a name!
- The design of the pony SHOULD look like it could come from the show! (Click here to see a great tutorial on designing show accurate OCs!)
- You MAY submit multiple entries!
- You MAY NOT use bases to design the pony! We want to see you work hard and draw one yourself!
- You MAY do collabs as long as all parties have done their share! (You will need to decide how to split the prize pool.)
- Link your submissions in a comment on this journal! We don't have a folder for this contest in the group.
- The contest will end on May 1, 2014 at 12:01 AM EST. Make sure to get your entries in before then!
- The admins will pick their favorites, and then the top picks will be decided upon by you guys! (We can't do polls without being super, so we'll put the finalists in a journal for you guys to vote on.)
- Consolation prizes MAY be given out depending on the number of entries and great designs!
- You WILL NOT be judged on how well you draw! Just the design of the pony!
Things that will NOT be judged:
- Show accuracy regarding showstyle
Things that WILL be judged:
- Color scheme
- Cutie mark design
- Overall cohesiveness
- Show accuracy regarding design (Does it look like a pony that could come from the show?)
- 200 Donated by equinepalette
- A standard portrait of the new mascot drawn by equinepalette
- A free sketch commission of 1-2 characters drawn by The1King
- A custom piece of art of the new mascot or a canon pony drawn by AliceMaple
- A best portrait commission ( ex. fav.me/d78ewa2 ) of your OC drawn by SophiePonyArtist
- A drawing of the new mascot drawn by mewmewbeary
- A drawing of 1-2 canon humanized characters from seasons 1, 2, or 3; plus a drawing of a ponified oc or fictional character from a book, movie, or tv show drawn by Tripoqgirl
- A fully shaded pencil sketch drawn by urbanbutcher
If you have any questions, feel free to post a comment below, or note the group! Good luck!