Rose

Contest Info

  • Started: 2/13/2008 06:00
  • Ended: 2/17/2008 06:00
  • Level: apprentice
  • Entries: 29
  • Jackpot:
  • FN Apprentice 1st Place $1.5
  • FN Apprentice 2nd Place $0.9
  • FN Apprentice 3rd Place $0.6
Rose
Contest Directions: Photoshop this rose (click to download) any way you wish. Examples may include merging this rose with some with some objects or animals, placing it into some environment, movies, paintings. These are just some ideas.
You have 3 days to submit your entry. Submitting it early will give you plenty of time to read the critique comments and edit your image accordingly.
Many thanks to Keb for sponsoring this contest and to Stock Exchange for providing the source image.

Contest Info

    • Started: 2/13/2008 06:00
    • Ended: 2/17/2008 06:00
    • Level: apprentice
    • Entries: 29
    • Jackpot:
    • FN Apprentice 1st Place $1.5
    • FN Apprentice 2nd Place $0.9
    • FN Apprentice 3rd Place $0.6
This gallery only contains our top 18 selections from its parent contest Rose. All 29 contest pictures can be viewed here.
  • Multi-coloured Rose

    Multi-coloured Rose
  • Rat Holding a Red Rose

    Rat Holding a Red Rose
  • Crown Coin with a Rose

    Crown Coin with a Rose
  • Gypsy Rose

    Gypsy Rose
  • Bee in a Red Rose

    Bee in a Red Rose
  • Rose Postage Stamps

    Rose Postage Stamps
  • Rose Balloon

    Rose Balloon
  • Eliza Dushku with a Rose Tattoo

    Eliza Dushku with a Rose Tattoo
  • Birth of Venus from a Rose

    Birth of Venus from a Rose
  • Valentine's Rubik's Cubes

    Valentine's Rubik's Cubes
  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast
  • Earth Rose

    Earth Rose
  • Rose Made of Water

    Rose Made of Water
  • The Valentine's Annunciation

    The Valentine's Annunciation
  • Cauliflower Rose

    Cauliflower Rose
  • Flower Child

    Flower Child
  • Escher's Rose

    Escher's Rose
  • Butterfly Flower

    Butterfly Flower
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This contest is fueled by the following news: The rose (Latin - Rosa) is a type of plant of the family Rosaceae. Wild plants grow mainly in moderate zones. There are 400 different types of wild rose. Usually the plants have a shrub or liana shape. In the classical depiction, the rose has 32 petals, hence is the name rose of winds. As of today the rose is the most purchasable flower in the world. Cultivation The wild rose is widespread in the Middle East, the Caucasus including Azerbaijan and grows in forest margins, ravines and roadsides. All branches of the plant, even leafstalks and the middle veins are covered with sharp prickles. These prickles defend the plant from being eaten by animals, and also act as a hindrance in the extra evaporation of water. Use: Perfume industry: The rose is used in the perfume industry (rose oil) for creating new varieties of perfumes. Rose oil (the majority of it is synthetic) is a component in 40% of men's and 98% of women's perfumes. French perfumers have high regard for roses grown near Grasse city and from plantations in the Rose valley in Bulgaria. Medical industry The medicinal value of the rose was known for a long time. However, today's western medicine rarely uses the rose, at the same time in the East; the rose did not lose its fame. In the middle ages, many diseases were treated with the rose: disorders in menstruation periods, headache, stomach disorders, and stagnant feelings in the liver, fever (plague), eye infections and skin diseases. Cuisine use: The rose is often used in the kitchen for flavoring. And also well known is jam made out of rose petals. Floral use: Roses are amongst the most popular flowers for bouquet compositions.

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