Monsters in Art

Contest Info

  • Started: 10/30/2007 06:00
  • Ended: 11/1/2007 06:00
  • Level: advanced
  • Entries: 33
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
  • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
  • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
Monsters in Art
Contest Directions: This Halloween season monster costumes and masks are selling like hot cakes. Whether you want to be Frankenstein, Mummy, or Dracula, stores have something for everybody. While kids and teenagers make most are the primary consumers of the Halloween goods, some 25% of the Halloween merchandise this year goes to middle or even older generation.
Photoshop monsters as characters in the following works of art: old paintings, statues, drawings or sketches. You are welcome to choose any known monsters (e.g. Godzilla, Predator, Gollum, etc.) or design your own monster based on the character in the painting (drawing, statue, etc.). A good example may be Frankenstein posing as Mona Lisa.

Contest Info

    • Started: 10/30/2007 06:00
    • Ended: 11/1/2007 06:00
    • Level: advanced
    • Entries: 33
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Advanced 1st Place $5
    • FN Advanced 2nd Place $3
    • FN Advanced 3rd Place $2
33 pictures
  • Freddy Krueger Nightmare Bobblehead

    Freddy Krueger Nightmare Bobblehead
  • Gremlin Monster by Bouguereau

    Gremlin Monster by Bouguereau
  • Bouguereau Vampire Painting

    Bouguereau Vampire Painting
  • Pretty Monster Painting

    Pretty Monster Painting
  • Napoleon the Headless Horseman

    Napoleon the Headless Horseman
  • Freddy Krueger Painting

    Freddy Krueger Painting
  • Frankenstein Statue of Liberty

    Frankenstein Statue of Liberty
  • Michael Myers Self Portrait by Escher

    Michael Myers Self Portrait by Escher
  • American Gothic Monsters

    American Gothic Monsters
  • Boticelli Monster

    Boticelli Monster
33 image entries
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This contest is fueled by the following news: Monster Evil, grotesque, scary and disgusting creature The word originates from the ancient Latin monstros, meaning "to warn" or "miracle". Monsters in Literature: Kraken, Quasimodo, King Kong, Frankenstein, Godzilla, Gollum. Mythology Monsters: Hydra, Minotaur. Modern Monsters: Snow man (Yeti), Loch Ness monster, Kraken. At the mark of 19th and 20th centuries photo art develops , designing in modern terms takes shape", new non-graphic branches in conventional types take place. Fine arts in 20th century experience unprecedented intensive exchange of art's dynamic types. Its methods and technologies are exported to cinematography (animation). At the same time, actionism and so related trends drag unfolded in time processes within arts area. During 20th century new types and new sub-types (including virtual reality) of fine arts continue to appear. Decorative-applied arts - is an area of decorative art: creation of artistic items, which has practical application in social and private life, and artistic treatment of practical items (utensils, furniture, instruments of labor, means of transport, cloths, ornaments, toys and etc.). While treating materials (metal, wood, ceramics, glass, textiles and others.) in decorative- applied art, used are casting, forging, embossing, engraving, carving, painting, inlay, needlework, tap and etc. Works of decorative - applied art compiled of part of material surroundings of man and aesthetically enrich them. They are usually closely related to architectural-spatial surroundings, ensemble (on street, in park, interiors) and thereby constitute artistic combinations among them. After appearing in High Antiquity, decorative- applied art became one of the most important folklore, its history is connected with artistic handicraft, artistic trade, professional artists, folk craftsman and beginning from 20th century artistic designing (Bauhaus).