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This contest has just been extended to Friday, June 11th!!

The Lowdown
I just did a really awesome "Max" photo shoot out in the woods and am super excited to see the results of this session! I'm going to want to do something more with some of the photos, so here is where you come in! Get to work on your entries and make sure you read the rules before submitting your artwork! Read ahead!

Here's the set-up:

Where The Wild Things ART Contest!!

Submit your own ORIGINAL Wild Thing for a chance to be featured in a new piece with Dave Ainley Photography!!

*The TOP TEN entries will be posted on my deviantart/Facebook/Myspace/website with credit to the artist and a link to their page.
*The TOP THREE entries will be featured in my new piece with art credit and a link to your page (dA/Facebook/Myspace/etc.).
*And last but not least, the 1ST PLACE entry will receive a signed 11x14 of the finished print!!

*Applicants can use pencil/pen, brush, crayon, line art, vector, 3D, hand-made (costume/sculpture/etc), or virtually anything else you wanna use to create!! Your Wild Thing can fly, crawl, walk on all fours- WHATEVER! With your submission, include a name for your creature with a minimum 50 word description of him/her/it.

ALL submissions MUST be emailed to and need to meet the following criteria!!

10 mb
300 dpi

Please submit only .psd, .tif, or .jpg file types.


ALL entries must be received by FRIDAY, JUNE 11TH!!
(Depending on the response, the deadline may be adjusted)

Here are some previous mixed media pieces created by me utilizing other artists' work (or by THEM using my photography!): Details of the War by Arisashi :thumb21282277: :thumb37709142:

Thank you, and GOOD LUCK!!

daveainley :spidey:
Dave Ainley Photography

  • Listening to: Passion Pit
  • Reading: Twitter updates :)
  • Watching: Children of Men
  • Playing: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 // Arkham Asylum
  • Eating: nothing.. I'm hungry.
  • Drinking: McCafe... gross.


dave ainley photography
United States
Current Residence: spokandyland, wa
deviantWEAR sizing preference: XL shirts
Print preference: metallic, lustre
Favourite genre of music: indie, folk, new wave, classic rock
Favourite photographer: nope. don't keep up. there are those who listen to the music, and there are those who make the
Favourite style of art: i dunno... i'll let you see some of mine sometime, if you want...
Operating System: windows? what a lame question...
MP3 player of choice: are they just trying to fill space? ZUNE!
Shell of choice: leonardo, definitely. he was the head turtle. plus blue is my favorite color...
Wallpaper of choice: ...
Skin of choice: mine
Favourite cartoon character: spider-man, hands down
Personal Quote: "Without the bitter, baby, the sweet ain't as sweet." -Jason Lee

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packgrad2k1 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Professional Photographer
This isn't normally my thing, but I got tagged (that was a first.. woot!) and it was interesting enough I decided to participate.

PollyVicious Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2011
Great photos, moving to Seattle soon and nice to know there are other awesome creative photographers around
daveainley Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011
Thanks for the great compliment! Sorry I'm just now responding! I don't get on dA much anymore. Find me on Facebook. Search Dave Ainley Photography.
PollyVicious Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
oh it's completely fine!
Arisashi Featured By Owner May 25, 2010
Whoa dude! I am severely late in reading your post. Sorry! If you need to pick my brain- contact me anytime. Probably too late now? it's super rare for me to check DA these days. You could email me though, or facebook if that dosn't feel weird. : )

hope to hear from you soon! sorry I missed you.
daveainley Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
So the piece I believe I was wanting an opinion on is called The Art of Parenting. Just curious to know YOUR thoughts..
Lionique Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2010  Professional Photographer
Hi! I added your picture [link] in my latest news article! [link] :heart:
It would be appreciated if you clicked the heart at the left so that more people can see
the article and those lovely pictures! =)
Thanks :hug:
Tokyo-Doll Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2010
love your new stuff too . Brilliant <3
daveainley Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2010
Thank you so so much.
Tray7 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, man, thanks for all the great comments. :D
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