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[Edit] - Thank for you all of your submissions! Judging is now in progress, and the Prizes below have been updated. :heart::heart:

"Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart,  and the joy in a heart."
~ Unknown

St. Valentines Day is amongst us all, yet love spreads on a daily any shape, condition, or challenge. This week in Project Educate, I welcome you --

The "I : heart :" Contest!!!!


What is this contest about?

In dedication to those who are coming across bigotry, conflict, and utter misfortune in their lives early this brand new year, this contest is primarily for those that could use a bit more affection and support in their lives. #ProjectEducate this week is not only to teach individuals something new, but to bring something new and cherishable in a person's life.


Sweet! So how do we go about making an entry?

I'm glad you asked! :) For your creative minds this month, we challenge you to make something exceedingly unique with a template already provided for you:

:star: Your design can be as simple or complex as you want it to be - just make sure your entry is considerate for our following -



"People seem to think that only the center of the heart shaped O can be used to place what you love in but I originally intended for the entire space to be open for use. And certainly any medium could be used."
~ PurpelBlur

:bulletred: Your entry must be in dedication of someone you :heart: on deviantART - it could be your best friend, cousin, or even a random deviant whose style you respect!
:bulletred: Only one entry is allowed in this contest, however you're welcome to provide a chain of "I :heart:s" via linking them through your submission! :love: It never hurts to express your love to more than one being.
:bulletred: Submissions are due by February 19th!! The time is short, but nonetheless its an excellent chance to show that special someone you really care this Valentine's Week!
:bulletred: While we are primarily focusing on the deviantART-related & Fan Art galleries, any form of art is accepted like PurpelBlur has explained - Sculpture, Photography, Poetry/Prose, and the most common of media: Traditional & Digital!



Now, what kind of contest would we be if we didn't supply the contestants themselves with amazing rewards? :love:

1st Place

Fella and Llama Plushie Set by deviantWEAR
Fella and Llama Plushie Bundle

Dare to Create Tee*
2396 :points: from TheCreativeJenn

2nd Place

Fella Plushie by deviantWEAR

Fella Plushie

636 :points: from TheCreativeJenn
350 :points: from Kaz-D

3rd Place

Super Llama Plushie by deviantWEAR

Super Llama Plushie

396 :points: from TheCreativeJenn
50 :points: from Kaz-D

*depending on availability

Additional Info

The awards listed above are just a simple foundation as to what all of deviantART can offer to those with the best, love-filled entries of this contest. Prizes are subject to change and/or be added within 3-4 days of this week, so stay tuned - we won't let your kindness go empty-handed!

:star: :star: ~ And finally, if you have any questions please either send projecteducate a :note:, or comment on this blog entry! :love: Good luck to all contestants!!!


Good luck to all Participants!!!

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IceXDragon Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Good luck all!:la:
a-kid-at-heart Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012
Here's another! [link]
LostKitten Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012  Hobbyist
Hope Fella is OK for me to love... [link] :heart:
IceXDragon Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Made one!:eager: [link]
Mathness Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
Great idea. :D

But, uhm, could one give it to the community instead of a single deviant? :)
TheCreativeJenn Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I agree with ^Kaz-D, that sounds like an excellent idea! :love: What better chance to fill up the entire meme with all the ones you support.
Kaz-D Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Sure! :)
phoenixleo Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012
TheCreativeJenn Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
\o/ ~:music:!
lintu47 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know if i'll take part of this contest yet, but i must say, this sounds good! :iconlawooplz:
TheCreativeJenn Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Well, just know that your participation is always welcome. :)
lintu47 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks : )
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