Just thought I'd share something I found while stumbling around the internet this morning.... a television news report from 2009 featuring Captain Canuck!
CAPTAIN CANUCK ART CONTEST
Here area few of our most recent entries:
FIRST PLACE PRIZE - $100US
SECOND PLACE PRIZE - $75US
THIRD PLACE PRIZE - $25US
FOURTH PLACE PRIZE (new!) - 3 MONTH PREMIUM Membership to DeviantART
FIFTH PLACE PRIZE (new!) - 3 MONTH PREMIUM Membership to DeviantART
Top 3 winners also receive a copy of CAPTAIN CANUCK Hardcover Vol.1 signed by Richard Comely</b>
* * * CONTEST IS OPEN FROM MAY 19th, 2010 until AUGUST 15th, 2010 * * * UPDATED JUNE 24th, 2010
Artwork may be traditional media or digital.
Sketches, inked work or full-color completed
pieces will be accepted.ONE ENTRY PER deviantARTIST
Reference Gallery: theambushbug.deviantart.com/ga…
Original Journal Entry: theambushbug.deviantart.com/jo…CURRENT CONTEST ENTRIES ***UPDATED 06/24/2010***: theambushbug.deviantart.com/ga… * * * ENTRY THEME * * *Artwork must contain at least ONE (but may contain any number of) the FOLLOWING:
* CAPTAIN CANUCK
, in any of his previously worn costumes, or a re-worked concept, as long as the overall look of the character is not so drastically altered as to be unrecognizable.
*ANY CAPTAIN CANUCK VILLAIN
, such as NYRO-KA
, LOWELL and MARCEL
, BLUE FOX
, MR. GOLD
, or even DOUBLE WHAMMY
*ANY CAPTAIN CANUCK supporting cast
, such as BLACKBIRD, SPLATTER
, or HEATHER
.You may also include ANY additional MONSTERS, ALIENS, ROBOTS, SPACESHIPS, WEAPONS, VEHICLES, DAMSELS IN DISTRESS, EXPLOSIONS, etc, etc, that you feel add to the overall design of your piece.
Your entry may be as simple or as dynamic as you choose to make it!Want to create an "Ultimate" version? An "Elseworlds" Captain Canuck? FUTURE Captain? Teen Cap? WWII Captain Canuck? FEMALE CAPTAIN CANUCK??? Feel free... just keep with the spirit of the character, that's all I ask...
Variations or additional props are allowed and encouraged, but not other characters from outside the world of Captain Canuck. (ex. No Captain Canuck vs Capt. America). There are pictures of Villains and an existing cast of characters in the gallery for your reference.
Absolutely NO NUDITY, GRAPHIC SEXUALITY, GRAPHIC VIOLENCE, or GRAPHIC LANGUAGE
can be part of your artwork. Of COURSE fight scenes ARE encouraged, Captain Canuck is a superhero after all, give him something to do! Artwork can be serious or humorous, use your style to envision the Captain as you see him... and HAVE FUN WITH IT!
Lastly, please remember the intention of this contest is to pay TRIBUTE to CAPTAIN CANUCK and to honor is creator Richard Comely, so please treat the character with the respect that it deserves.
Feel free to visit to the Official Captain Canuck Website
for additional information on the character and it's creator. I have also added a Gallery HERE
of more artwork to assist you!
Please SEND ME A NOTE with a LINK TO YOUR SUBMISSION.
Your submitted artwork will then be featured on my page, in a Gallery of all submitted pieces. ONE ENTRY PER DEVIANT ARTIST, thank you! This contest will be open to all members of deviantART, regardless of country of origin. Artwork submitted MAY (but is not guaranteed) to be included in an upcoming Art Book of CAPTAIN CANUCK works (titled to be determined). Any future profits acquired through the sale of the proposed Art Book will be used to fund future CAPTAIN CANUCK-related projects approved by Mr. Comely. This is not a MONEY MAKING SCHEME in any way, shape or form. I am taking money out of my own pocket to fund this contest and to publish the aforementioned book because of my strong belief in the project.
Any questions and artwork can be submitted to myself, Christopher Chettle : chettle at retrorocketcomics dot com
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