Film director Peter Jackson made the announcement in a special video message posted on his Facebook page to celebrate the start of Tolkien Week. The novel The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien was first published on September 21, 1937 - 75 years ago this Friday - while the novel's fictional heroes Bilbo and Frodo Baggins are both said to be born on September 22. A new trailer for The Hobbit will premiere on Wednesday.
Hobbits, created 75 years ago by JRR Tolkien, are essentially half-humans, half-rabbits. Today we ask you to mix humans and rabbits any way you wish. (Remember to keep your entries Safe For Work).
Many thanks to Romke for the contest idea.
Photoshop this image of baby rabbit (click to download) any way you wish. Some examples are: making this tiny bunny perform some stunts, merging the baby rabbit with other objects and animals, putting this baby rabbit into some unusual environment, using this tiny bunny image in advertisements, movies, paintings, etc. These are just some ideas.
This is an Apprentice Contest. You are eligible to enter this contest if you have less than 5 golden trophies at Freaking News.
You have 4 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 Mehmet Goren and
Stock Exchange for providing the source photo.
The Year of 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit. According to Chinese astrology, this will be a lucky year for those who, in their manners or behavior, resemble that animal. So, remember to carry a couple of carrots in your pockets for good luck. Making love like rabbits should also bring lots of luck in 2011.
To welcome the upcoming Year of the Rabbit, photoshop rabbits any way you wish. Some examples are - merge rabbits with people and other animals, put rabbits into world events, movies and paintings, etc.