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Hello everyone!

I’ve decided to host a contest. Basically because I feel kinda sad lately and I would love to receive some art of my characters. I’m pretty sure that will cheer me up a lot ;P

The characters

Tala and Cheveyo: temporary contest ref by LabradoriteWolf
So far I’ve only got rough flat colored refs of them, but those should do for now. These two are Tala, a female wolf and Cheveyo, a male cheetah. They are the Wyrns of Azura and Brandon, my main characters from my novel. A Wyrn is something like a totemspirit, being the spirit part of someone’s soul. The bond between a person and his or her Wyrn is very special, in such a way, they can’t be seen as individual characters. This makes Tala and Cheveyo react to each other in the same way Azura and Brandon do. Azura and Brandon have been best friends for seven years.

To give you a general idea of their characters:  

Azura (15 years old): Azura is a little bit instable as she suffers the consequences of a reactive attachment disorder since her parents disappeared when she was only 5 years old. Therefore, her emotions are often all over the place and she can switch from happy to enraged within seconds. She usually gets along with everyone and trusts others easily. However, she has difficulties bonding to other persons in a deep emotional way. She only allowed a few persons in her life, including Brandon. It’s easier for her to befriend animals than people. She's brave and knows what she wants. She loves insects, especially dragonflies.

Brandon (17 years old): Brandon is madly in love with Azura. He kissed her once, but she backed away really quickly and since then he doesn’t dare to make a move anymore XD He does everything to protect her and is very cautious and distrusting when confronted with others. He’s also easily jealous when it comes to the attention of Azura. Brandon worries a lot and is a man of emotion. He has a fear of heights, loves to cuddle and is generally very headstrong. He loves painting, especially landscapes. Animals tend to hate him. 

Tala and Cheveyo basically copy the characteristics from Azura and Brandon, so you might get some inspiration from these short non-spoilery character descriptions :) 
The theme

The theme is friendship. It’s a very broad theme and I would like you all to explore it thoroughly. You have every freedom to choose a location, situation and emotion. They could be even snarling at each other for putting their own lives at stake, that’s friendship as well, being worried about each other. Make them interact, make it interesting and if you want, you can put a little story to clarify their behavior in your description.

The prizes

:bulletblue:1st place:bulletblue:

A glowing animated illustration of your OC made by me
150 DA points
A full body flat colored picture with background of your OC by DuchessLunaire
20 DA points from WingedTrucker
A colored sketch from camelpardia
A pixel headshot from lovekite

:bulletgreen:2nd place:bulletgreen:

A digital bust illustration of your OC made by me
50 DA points
A full body flat colored picture with simple background of your OC by DuchessLunaire
A colored sketch from camelpardia
A pixel headshot from lovekite

rd place:bulletred:

A headshot of your OC made by me
25 DA points
A flat colored headshot with a simple background of your OC by DuchessLunaire
A sketch from camelpardia

On top of that every participant will receive a little gift from me, since they cheered me up with their art. It will stay a surprise till the end of the contest what this gift exactly is. 


2 January 2015, 23:59 CET (may be extended if necessary)


  • You have to include both Tala and Cheveyo in the art piece.

  • Every kind of media is allowed! Traditional, digital, written, photo manipulations, animation, everything!

  • Entries have to be made specifically for this contest. Only new entries are allowed.

  • You are allowed to make as many entries as you wish. There's no limit! However, you can only win once. (So not both first and second place).

  • No gore, porn or anything inappropriate. A bit of blood is fine though.

Entries will be judged on creativity, on execution and on capturing my OC’s characters. If anyone wishes to donate prizes, send me a note! Donations are very much appreciated and will not exclude you from participating in the contest ~
If you've got any questions about the contest or the characters, let me know ^^

Good luck to the participants! I'm looking forward to your entries :>


Participants & entries so far

    • Listening to: OST's
    • Reading: My novel in progress
    • Watching: The screen
    • Playing: Pokémon Omega Ruby
    • Eating: -
    • Drinking: Tea!

    For the people who want to participate in my contest: are you having difficulties with my deadline? 

    6 deviants said I might have some difficulties with it, but I'm not sure. It depends on how busy the holidays are. Ask me again later.
    1 deviant said The deadline shouldn't be a problem for me, I'll have the time to work on my entry soon ~
    1 deviant said I'm sure I won't be able to make it before the deadline, even though I really want to participate... Could it be extended?
    No deviants said No! I've already started on my entry and I'm sure I can finish it before the deadline.


    Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
    Hi there, I'm Michelle, also known as Labra here on DA,

    I guess this is the place to tell something about myself. I just started my Master's in Biology at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. I hope to become a great scientist one day and that I'll be able to make the world a better place with what I do. I'm specifically interested in large predators and their role in different ecosystems.
    Aside from that, I love creating art, both with traditional and digital media. I like experimenting with other forms of art as well, like animations and sculptures. At the same time, I'm very fond of working on my fantasy book series. Many artworks are influenced by the things I write.
    In general I'm a very happy person with big dreams. I'm aiming for a life in which I can travel the world and explore all of its' fascinating places. My journey will start soon (february 2015), when I'm going to Austria for nine months to be an intern at the Wolf Science Center. My job will be to research aggression in wolf pups. I'm really looking forward to that ^^

    Anyway, I hope you will enjoy your stay on my page :heart:


    Art Status + To do list

    No Requests by SweetDukeTrades - Ask Me by SweetDukeCommissions - On Hold by SweetDuke

    To do list:
    - Possible book cover
    - Animations <3

    - refs
    - title pages
    - personal things

    Stamp collection X3

    The Gang of Lampeng stamp by LabradoriteWolf:thumb88565913:Plz accounts stamp by Elegant-Rosetwilight princess stamp. by Super-Seme-RikuMidnas Helm Stamp by LuifexNintendo Fan Stamp by DigitalFlareonDummy stamp by SupremeSonrioStamp: I'm not weird by Roxy317Friends stamp by Meddle689FAIL As A Girl Stamp by JiiHakuAdam Savage -stamp- by Chinchikurinstamp : Manatee Fail by KintsyI Point at Stuff Stamp by bizarrostampsMy friend stamp by TransitusFRIENDS STAMP by emo-cityThomas' O-Face Stamp by MysteryEzekudeXD Stamp by MimiMarieTNight Person Stamp by ClearBlueSkysDo the math -Stamp- by Frelly-Is-KellySokka: Well, hello.. ZUKO? by carenviniegrawtf cat stamp by imbryl.:Smile Toothless:. by OxAmyAce Ventura Stamp by acww-freak08Practice by lost-in-cyber-spaceAwesome Friends Stamp by Toxic-MarioVoldy's Welcome by PunkNarumipluto:STAMP: by XxdarknayruxXWriters Stamp by shadow-wolf-haunts:thumb134280488:Voldemort Stamp by Drake1


    Sat Jun 7, 2014, 4:50 AM
    The cold never bothered me anyway ~
    Thu Feb 27, 2014, 1:56 PM
    Thu Feb 27, 2014, 9:10 AM
    Sat Feb 15, 2014, 1:41 PM
    Sat Feb 15, 2014, 1:41 PM
    :hug: ;u;
    Sun Feb 2, 2014, 7:53 AM
    -noms on ur ears- U be a cutie wolf CX
    Wed Sep 18, 2013, 9:27 AM
    Happy birthday! C: :huggle:
    Wed Aug 7, 2013, 4:01 PM
    Wed Aug 7, 2013, 1:32 PM
    D: Noooo \ D: / A group hug with Labra, you, and I D: ... It'll be happy time :3
    Tue Aug 6, 2013, 3:46 PM


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    Ladyhorse Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    :iconexcitedhiplz::iconsaysplz:OMG HIIIIIIIIII!!
    LabradoriteWolf Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    Freak Out :iconsaysplz:HIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!!!
    Ladyhorse Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    omg he looks sad to say hii :iconohnoesplz:
    LabradoriteWolf Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    Nooooo, he was just panicking!
    It should be:

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    JIPIC Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
    Thanks for the fave :)
    LabradoriteWolf Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    No problem x3
    Alkasay Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    LabradoriteWolf Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    I finally saw it now, sorry it took me so long ^^; I was pretty busy when I got back from my holidays...
    I really love it, Nevy <3 I'm so thankful to have a friend like you :huggle: It's an amazing gift <3
    RPAkita Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
    Happy birthday! Hope it was a great one :) 
    LabradoriteWolf Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
    It was awesome, thank you so much :boogie:
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