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Find your favorite art form in education format by either browsing the galleries on the right or visiting #projecteducate's 2013 Roundup. To find out what's coming up in 2014 check out the schedule.

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Sketchmatch!

Tue Sep 2, 2014, 12:40 PM by puddlefisher:iconpuddlefisher:
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Hey, gang!

This week's exciting range of assorted shenanigans is accompanied by tomorrow's Sketchmatch; the art challenge will be hosted in #CommunityRelations (full details below) by puddlefisher (me) and Thiefoworld, who has kindly offered to co-host. He'll no doubt maintain order amongst the inevitable silliness too - for which I have no koalafications in doing.

Despite prizes being up for grabs, tomorrow's event is more an opportunity for you to jump into our chat network & to engage with it alongside fellow deviants in friendly and relatively safe setting (watch out for the otters, is all I'm saying). If you've participated in these events before, you'll know that suggestions for themes during the events are improvised and outrageous! It's one of the few occasions when compromise is a good thing; so, brainstorms that generate more than one likeable theme with words like "otter" or "aristocrat" fuse for a healthy aristotter newborn (thanks, PoshOctopus).

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Details



What:
Sketchmatch Challenge
(multiple prompts)

Where:
#CommunityRelations

When:
12pm PST; 8pm UTC

How:
10-15 minute slots for each prompt - with 15-30 minute breaks in-between
(variable/negotiable)

Prizes:
3 month Premium Memberships
and
:points:

Otters:
Yes.

Why:
Just 'cause.

To clarify:
"prompts" are keywords provided/suggested for/by participants from which to derive each drawing & interpretation.
"slots" are time-frames allowing for the drawings to be done.
"breaks" you, silly! :B

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The Sketchmatch is likely to sustain for at least a 1 hour duration - but it's a good idea to expect some flexibility here, depending on a bunch of things. For instance, if participants are having a blast then we'll wrap up later than expected. The main objective is to have fun drawing curious oddities (or sensible ones) which come up as themes while familiarizing ourselves with chat in the meantime. The times are variables which are very much up for change and may even be negotiable between hosts and the participants present - accordingly. This is especially true if there are lots of traditional artists who use scanners compared to digital artists who may not need time to spend on equivalent technicalities. For more general info, check out Thiefoworld's past events which largely correspond to the structure being used here: fav.me/d6s4vuv

And like all the events this week, you'll have a chance to obtain a Scuzzle piece which will be linked to you at some point throughout the chat event - you'll need to watch out for it. More details on the Scuzzle contest here: fav.me/d7xglkf

Be there, or be circle.
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:icongoodnight-melbourne:
Goodnight-Melbourne Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Hello,
When we are having traditional week again?
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Arichy Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:heart: 
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WinterNyx Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Student Photographer
Just a question, can anyone contribute to the gallery descriptions? Or is it just for the group staff.
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meiyue Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Sorry, have to do this for something! *leaves random comment*
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cristinewakesuphappy Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
is there a PE article yet about the distinctions between memoirs and diary writing? i can google it but guys at PE say it best.
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lykonix Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  New member
Hi! Is it possible for take a real life photograph (that you didn't take) and edit it? (if you give credit to the original!) I'm not really sure on the rules of what you can or cannot post :c

If you're not sure what I'm talking about, can you look at my first deviant?

I'm not sure if I'm allowed to post it, and I will take it down if it violates the rules. Sorry, I'm just a little confused on the guide lines here ;n;

Thank you so much in advance!
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Windklang Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There are soooo many incredibly interesting-looking articles posted lately, I just will take AGES to read through them :)
Thank you all for providing them :)
Very much appreciated!
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:icongoodnight-melbourne:
Goodnight-Melbourne Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014   Traditional Artist
Until next time :salute: 
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:iconsenecal:
Senecal Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome group. If I ever get a spare minute, I will try to write up something.

Really glad to see dA being used in an educational capacity!
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ButterflyFish Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Thank you for the intivitation! It is very kind of you! Awesome group :)
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