Going Green

Contest Info

  • Started: 3/11/2009 22:00
  • Ended: 3/15/2009 02:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 57
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
  • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
Going Green
Contest Directions: The Chicago River will be traditionally dyed green this year for the St. Patrick's Day celebration.
Paint it green! Create images of recognizable scenes or objects (cityscapes, people, animals, products, etc.). Making it specific to St. Patrick's Day is a plus! Erin Go Bragh!

Contest Info

    • Started: 3/11/2009 22:00
    • Ended: 3/15/2009 02:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 57
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
    • FN Advanced 4th Place $1
57 hi-res pictures
  • Obama the Leprechaun

    Obama the Leprechaun
  • Green Mr. Spock

    Green Mr. Spock
  • St Patricks Day Santa

    St Patricks Day Santa
  • Leprechaun Greens Cigarettes

    Leprechaun Greens Cigarettes
  • Green Palace Guard

    Green Palace Guard
  • Green Guinness Beer

    Green Guinness Beer
  • Vegetarian Green Sausages

    Vegetarian Green Sausages
  • Leprechaun

    Leprechaun
  • Green Eagle

    Green Eagle
  • Green Fairy

    Green Fairy
  • Pot of Gold at end of Rainbow

    Pot of Gold at end of Rainbow
  • Green Fox

    Green Fox
  • Obama the Green Pixi

    Obama the Green Pixi
  • Irish Superman

    Irish Superman
  • Vegetarian Green Grilled Steak

    Vegetarian Green Grilled Steak
  • Green Irish Coffee

    Green Irish Coffee
  • Green Traffic Lights

    Green Traffic Lights
  • Green Cadbury Chocolate

    Green Cadbury Chocolate
  • Absinthe & the Green Fairy

    Absinthe & the Green Fairy
  • Green Homer Simpson

    Green Homer Simpson
  • Green Spiderman

    Green Spiderman
  • Green Ladybird

    Green Ladybird
  • Green Coca-Cola Logo

    Green Coca-Cola Logo
  • Green Stealth Plane

    Green Stealth Plane
  • Shiny Green Car

    Shiny Green Car
  • Green Empire State Building

    Green Empire State Building
  • Green Giraffe

    Green Giraffe
  • Spring Blowing In

    Spring Blowing In
  • Green Bolt Dog

    Green Bolt  Dog
  • Proud Irish Conan

    Proud Irish Conan
  • Angelina Joile with Green Face

    Angelina Joile with Green Face
  • Unsafe Green Egg

    Unsafe Green Egg
  • Green Bear

    Green Bear
  • Green Coffee Beans

    Green Coffee Beans
  • Green Pisa Tower

    Green Pisa Tower
  • Green Hellboy

    Green Hellboy
  • Dubai Green Towers

    Dubai Green Towers
  • Green Niagra Falls

    Green Niagra Falls
  • Greenland

    Greenland
  • Green Halloween Pumpkin

    Green Halloween Pumpkin
  • Green Sunset

    Green Sunset
  • Stewie the Leprechaun

    Stewie the Leprechaun
  • Green US Flag on the Moon

    Green US Flag on the Moon
  • Emerald Oceans

    Emerald Oceans
  • Psychedelic Green Mona Lisa

    Psychedelic Green Mona Lisa
  • Green Michael Jackson

    Green Michael Jackson
  • Green Zebras

    Green Zebras
  • Green Smoke

    Green Smoke
  • Green Elephant

    Green Elephant
  • Angelina Joile eating Green Strawberry

    Angelina Joile eating Green Strawberry
  • Green Inferno

    Green Inferno
  • Green Gizah Pyramids

    Green Gizah Pyramids
  • Green Cherries

    Green Cherries
  • Green Tongue

    Green Tongue
  • Emerald Volcano

    Emerald Volcano
  • Green Island on the Earth

    Green Island on the Earth
  • Green White House

    Green White House
57 high resolution images
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This contest is fueled by the following news: The color green is one of the three primary colors, of the green band spectrum with a wave length of 500565 nm. In nature: The color of green plants is the natural standard of green for the human being. It is widespread in wildlife. The majority of plants have a green color, since they contain the photosynthesis pigment - chlorophyll (chlorophyll absorbs a huge share of red rays from the solar spectrum, leaving the reflected and filtered green color perceived). * A green ray in an optical phenomenon in the atmosphere. Minerals: Minerals, having a green coloring are rather rare. Most often, their color is connected with mixtures of chromophores: chromium (III), iron (II), nickel (II), copper (II) and some others. Amongst green minerals, it is possible to note emerald a variety of beryl painted by chrome, olive-green olivine jeweller's olivine, malachite, chrome-diopside, green garnet uvarovite, dioptaz. Blue-green potash feldspar is called amazon-stone. The names of the shades of green: * Turquoise; * Aquamarine; * Emerald green; * Olive green; * Pistachio green The green color in culture, art and ethnography: * Green is the color of Islam; * Green is the color of the Esperantist movement. * Professionals that are un-trained persons, beginners (in sense - young and inexperienced) are called "Green"; * Ecological movements are called "Green", it is particularly the name of the environmental organization "Greenpeace", and if translated from English it means "Green world"; * Dark blue and green are not differentiated (if required, are used in multiple color designating words) in many languages of the world (especially in Altaic, which also consists, in particular, Turkic). In the Japanese language, the word 青い (Green) means any shade of green, to which even dark blue is associated. In the Chinese language, hieroglyph (spelt "cyn") designates both dark blue as well as green colors. It is linked with the etymology of symbols, initially designating the color of minerals extracted from the earth. Compare azurlite with malachite; * The green color is considered a color of life. First of all, it is connected with the prevailing color of plants (the presence of the pigment "chlorophyll"). This generality of color is caused by a certain general element in the genetic code of terrestrial plants, connected with the universal mechanism of the absorption of sunlight during photosynthesis. In vexillology: * The green color on the national flag of Mozambique is a symbol of soil fertility ; * The green color on the flag of Libya is the color of Islam. The flag is the only unique single-color national flag in the world. Psychology of the green color perception: The human eye is the most susceptible in the red-yellow section of the spectrum; the green color (the color of grass, plants) soothes the nervous system. Our eyes rest during the perception of green color shades, therefore, walls of public institutions are quite often painted in green shades (schools, hospitals, etc.). Particularly for this reason, tables with a green cloth (material with diffusive reflection) are traditionally widespread (library tables, billiards and card tables). Other literary-cultural associations: * Green mile; * Green is considered the color of air (dark blue - water, red - fire) * The image of green grass in the song "Grass in the house" by the Soviet group "Earthmen". * Melancholy green is the depressive state of a human being; * "Monster with Green Eyes" - jealousy (Shakespeare, "Othello, Venetian moor", P. I. Veinberg's translation (1864)); * The screen version of Harry Harrison's novel "Make Room! Make Room!" with the name "Soylent Green" appeared in 1973.