Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Horror of Star Wars art contest

UPDATE: The contest is closed. You can see the results here.

In honor of Halloween, the next big Super Punch art contest is the Horror of Star Wars.

To enter, submit a work of art portraying the horrific side of Star Wars. Your entry or entries can be an illustration, homemade costume, Lego creation, custom toy, plush creature, or any other art form you can think of. Enter as many times as you like, new works of art only, please. All entries must be submitted by Tuesday, October 13, 2009, 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The grand prize is a $150 store credit to Costumes Inc. and a $100 store credit to Tenacious Toys. Before I continue on about the contest, let me tell you about the sponsors.

Costumes Inc. has a large selection of costumes for men, women, children, kids, and pets in every shape and size. Here are a few highlights:

And Tenacious Toys has an excellent selection of designer vinyl toys, including toys by Kidrobot, MINDstyle, Toy2R, Mimoco, and soon, 3A Toys:

My apologies, the grand prize is limited to USA residents. Non-USA residents are still welcome to participate and will be eligible for a $25 Threadless store credit. To enter, simply email me your entry at jstruan at gmail dot com. I'll announce the winners October 14.

Here's some inspiration:

Zombie Stormtrooper cosplay.

Lego Cthulhu AT-ST and Headless Horseman on a speeder bike by polywen.

ILM Halloween Cards - - Leia as a vampire, Vader, R2-D2, and C-3PO jack-o-lanterns, and Jar-Jar in Poltergeist.

Han and Chewie vs zombies in Star Wars Galaxies

*Previous Art Contests: Villains of Scooby-Doo; Scribblenauts.

*Buy Star Wars sketch cards at eBay.