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Night of the Hunters Event - Ended

Sat Aug 13, 2016, 3:56 PM by Lunameyza:iconlunameyza:






And you don't know what you've got until it's gone




And you don't know who to love until your lost




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Entries journal: fav.me/dadx1do





"The flight of the arrow is as true as the skill and the nerve of the man with the bow."


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You're alone with your horse, riding in the purest and finest nature. With your bow and arrow on your back, you quietly move forward, while watching every corner of the environment you're riding in. Then, at 150 feet right in front of you, you see the shiny light from a big animal. Maybe a big deer, you know that they can be quite hard, which is a positive thing for your score. You let your horse move the other way, out of the small breeze and once you get close enough, you grab your bow tighly, pull your arrow backwards, breathe in and aim carefully...







Welcome to the Night of the Hunters Event!
It is all about arching while riding your horse, in the night, in a large nature area. You're hunting for magical animals, they don't live, they are made out of bright light. Now you may think: "must be easy to hunt for an glowing animal in the dark." But nothing is less true...


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Lets start with some rules and basic info


~ Horses and ponies are accepted.
~ All fantasy horses are accepted, just don't use magic or fly etc.
~ Horse must be at least 3 years olds.
~ Entry must be a full body & you have to draw everything by yourself. No free/bought line arts, no photo backgrounds.
~ Your human character can dress up the way they want, be creative!
~ You can go bareback if you want, everything is accepted. Want to build a watchtower on the back of your horse? lol go ahead.
~ You can fall off your horse, walk next to it for a bit etc. without getting discount.
~ You can design your own bow and arrow. They can glow, but they can not possess any kind of magic. Arrows on fire are okay. Ask me about it if you're not sure.
~ Don't forget the bow and arrow on your back of course, if your char isn't holding them.
~ No crossbows
~ It's all effort based
~ Be creative, I don't want to see every single character aiming at all entries xD


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Environment and weather


Every participant will get one  and a half hour to go into the big area and hunt for the magic animals (so you're not all the time galloping).
The area contains mostly forest, but also open grass area's with a few trees, streams and lakes. There are a few hills and mountains are surrounding the big area.
It will be midnight and the sky is very clear. You're overall at a higher place so the stars and universe are brightly visible. The moon is full, which gives quite a lot of light when you're in a more open area.
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The animals


Like I said, the animals are made out of light, they are not living and don't feel anything. They have lots of different colours. Every colour is possible as long as it is bright (not like brown or black). They can have one colour, or multiple.
What kind of animals are there? Well every animal that you can find in a forest actually. Feel free to give them a fantasy twist, like give a deer wings or create some sort of crossbreed. Just not something like a dragon.
There are three sorts of animals: Easy ones, normals ones and hard ones. That means that the easy ones are easy to catch and the hard ones are hard to catch. Easy animals bring you less points than hard ones (not that that counts for the judging, but for the idea). This doesn't mean that a bear can't be an easy animal to catch, you can't see that from the outside.
The rider has a bracelet with round lights. They are all off at first, but when you catch an animal, they will light up one of the lights on the bracelet. If you catch a normal animal, there will light up a middle row light, if you catch an easy animal, they will light up an upper row light. The more lights that shine, the better you're doing. Feel free to choose your own colours for the lights.
These animals are a light in the dark, but aren't easy to catch. They can all move very quick and have the ability to transport themselves to an other place (max. transport length = about 20 meters, depending on the difficulty of the animal).

Overall NotH guide
Night of the Hunters guide by Lunameyza

How to make an animal glow tutorial
Basic tutorial - Glow by Lunameyza


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Judging


Effort: 0-30
Detail: 0-20
Creativity: 0-20
Total impression: 0-15
Story: 0-10
Tracing: -3
Correct background/cloting/weapons/bracelet/follows rules: 0- -10
Advertisement: +3 per advertisement
Advertisement: Draw something, a journal, poll, status update, place something on your profile... It must include a link to this journal. At least one week before the deadline.

Total: 95 points


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Extra images


You can make a max. of one extra image. It can be a trainings picture, or before or after the event, maybe you lodge at someone else's stable...
Headshot/halfbody: +2 points
Fullbody: +5 points
Effort: +0-5


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Prizes


I really want to thank everyone SO much for helping me getting the points by donations and commissions.
Especially a HUGE thanks to the main donators:
:heart: :iconfrozenstallion: & :iconpinear: & :iconnaia-art: :heart:

**I would really appreciate any donation like breedings, points, imports, drawings etc.! <3**

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:iconsamantha-dragon:
Samantha-dragon Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2016  Hobbyist
I don't want to make any presure on you or something like that... I'm just curious about when the results will be avaiable? I can't to wait to see them :blush:
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know.. I'm busy with them when I have time and I want to take my time for judging all of them to make it as fair as possible :) I really don't know when I'll be done, can be in a week, or two, or more...
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:iconsamantha-dragon:
Samantha-dragon Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2016  Hobbyist
I understand and will wait, no pressures ^^
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:iconfaejala:
Faejala Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
damn....I thought the deadline was the 29th >.<
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nawh D: That's pity.. but maybe it comes back next year :D
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:iconfaejala:
Faejala Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
hopefully :/
I really liked that concept...and I had such a nice image in my head ^^;
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:iconsamantha-dragon:
Samantha-dragon Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist
Contest: Night of the Hunters by Samantha-dragon

I'm done :faint: maybe I'll try to write some story there but it depends on how much time I'll have at the evening :/ 
I'm sure I won't win, too many too good pictures are in already, but it was fun and I liked to join! ^^
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ehm, you do know right that the deadline was yesterday? ^^;
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:iconsamantha-dragon:
Samantha-dragon Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist
awwww, really? :'( stupid me, I was probably confused by title saying "last day" Stupid Me! 
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah that was from yesterday, I didn't had time to edit it today... The deadline is at the bottom. I'll add your entry, but if other entrants aren't okay with it, then I'm afraid I still have to remove it :/
But at least it looks great! :D
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:iconbughs-22:
BUGHS-22 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I think you can keep it and let it compete. There is a lot of effort in this pic :)
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:iconsamantha-dragon:
Samantha-dragon Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist
Yeah, probably I've just remembered wrong day to the date u.u
Thank you, it's nice of you! ^^ Well, at least a little chance - but that changes nothing about the fact I enjoyed whole task :3
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:iconprte1:
prte1 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I'm in! :dummy: *and tired...*
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:iconirsibil:
Irsibil Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Student General Artist
Mi ten odkaz nefunguje O.o
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:iconprte1:
prte1 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Jej, špatný odkaz (to se mi stalo už po několikáté) -.-"
Správný link :)
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:iconbughs-22:
BUGHS-22 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Taky ne
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:iconthechotta:
TheChotta Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pleaseee tell me I'm not too late n-n

This is my entry :')
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:iconartisticallyminded:
ArtisticallyMinded Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm really sad that I missed this event, it looks like so much fun. Do you know if you will be holding it again?
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I will be I think so, maybe next year :D
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:iconartisticallyminded:
ArtisticallyMinded Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome! Can't wait!
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:iconprte1:
prte1 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Student Digital Artist
 Ahh, soo... I hope, I will finished it :D If not, this competition is amazing right now :D
And my donating:
For all six places Pixel icon or only pixel in this size (with background as example is) :)
For the first 3 places: any breeding of my mounts (not dragons and tokotas!)
For the first place is it free commission headshot.

 I hope, my donating will be ok. Oh and one note: When will be end, please write me a note about prizes :D
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you soooooo much prte! I really appreciate it :tighthug:
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:iconprte1:
prte1 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome and good luck with judging (many greats pictures) :hug:
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha thanks! I'll need that :lmao:
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:iconsta-a:
sta-a Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016   Digital Artist
also me :3 fav.me/dama3ym
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:iconrisingangelss:
RisingAngelss Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sadly I was not able to finish my piece in time :( I had some very busy weeks :depressed:

anyway good luck to everyone! :D

It's a great and original competition :3 Love it!
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's okay, I can understand! Maybe next time! ^^
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:iconarooncat:
AroonCat Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Student General Artist
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:iconaomori:
Aomori Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I did not made it on time aomori.deviantart.com/art/Nigh… ;_; Good luck to all other contestants! :la:
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Do you still want me to put it in the entries journal? The concept is great!
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:iconaomori:
Aomori Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Sure! If it is not too late yet :aww:
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nope not too late! Added ^^
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:iconcaterang8:
Caterang8 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016
Wish I'd seen this before now, I won't have enough time to enter, will this be done again? 
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perhaps! Maybe in one or two years ^^
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:iconcaterang8:
Caterang8 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2016
Please do, I'm gutted I won't have enough time. I'd love to enter next year! 
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:iconbughs-22:
BUGHS-22 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, I am participating with this Entry:
[AkD] I forgot to shoot
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:iconponycool42:
PonyCool42 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2016  Student Digital Artist
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:iconmagidaa:
Magidaa Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm afraid I can't make it in time... Too busy and lazy Waaaah! Will submit later on out of competition :)
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awh that's a shame! I would have loved to be able to Judge your entry, I can't wait to see it xD
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:iconmagidaa:
Magidaa Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is a shame! I really have no free time. I will try to finish but it' gonna be hard because - tomorrow - dancing, next day - laundry, next day - family, next - horses, tuesday - also horses and than we have three day holidays Waaaah! 
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can totally understand, no worries :hug:
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:iconbughs-22:
BUGHS-22 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I would donate 100points for the first place
and a cartoon picture of any horse for second place.
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!! :tighthug: It's added :D
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:icongriffidonka:
griffidonka Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016  Hobbyist
I am in! Shared in journal for others too :D Btw can I donate a prices? 
For 1. - 3. place suprise import of Dooxes or GlassHorses custom import
For 1. - 6. place free breeding with one of my stallions (exept for Akkadorian stallion)/ mares or any Colderrian mount I own :D 
 
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!! :tighthug: It's added :D
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:iconsteampunkxpony:
STEAMPUNKxPONY Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Self note to join this! <3
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yaaaay! :dummy: but hurry up, only 9 days left :nuu:
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:iconmemuii:
Memuii Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Are collabs allowed? o.o
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:iconlunameyza:
Lunameyza Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nope sorry :/
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:iconmemuii:
Memuii Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Now that's a shame... i cri 
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