The BP Gulf of Mexico oil Spill still gushing 4,200,000 US gallons of crude oil every day even after 40 days since the initial explosion on April 20th. The environmental disaster is astronomical, with over 4,000 species of birds and marine life in danger. Countless dead birds, fish, turtles, and other animals already been found on the shores covered in oil.
We can not let this incident go forgotten. So many oil spills in the past have occurred, so why are we making the same mistakes over and over again? (Read my journals for more details [link] [link]
Remember this sin. Remember tomorrow.
Please join my contest to bring awareness to the full extent of the oil spill:
The top 19 winners can choose one prize from the pool of prizes. The prizes with a star in front are already taken.
You can win one eco bag donated by Starving Artist Bags [link]
or another eco bag of the same kind.
or one more eco bag.
1 decks of Augen Auf cards
or another of deck of Augen Auf cards
or one more deck of Augen Auf cards
or 1 digital bust commission donated by the talented
or another bust commission by
Or 2 of the 6 chainmaille ball key chains
2 more chainmaille ball key chains
2 more chainmaile ball key chains
Or a full body colored drawing donated by
Or 3 months subscription donated by
Or another 3 months subscription donated by
Or a drawing donated by
Or a full colored drawing donated by
Or a full colored drawing with background donated by
Or a drawing donated by
Or a chibi drawing donated by
In addition to the prize of choice, the top 3 winners will also each win a sketch donated by
and a drawing donated by
and a full body drawing donated by
and a full body painting donated by
Also 1st place winner will win a drawing donated by
Last but not least, all winners will be featured in
Rules and how to enter:
1. Please first read my journals about the full extent and corruption behind the oil spill [link] [link]
then choose a topic to draw/write/make video about. It can be an animal thatís affected by the oil spill like the egret in my drawing above or a sea turtle like one in the journal. It can be in any media, digital or traditional, and there is no limit on the number of entries, submit as many as you want!
2. Post this on your dA account with a description of oil spill in the artistís comment. Remember this contest is about spreading awareness and keeping it in our memories so a detailed description is very important!
3. Once your entry is posted on your dA, you can submit it to the contest folder of my group at [link]
entries must be created after May 28th 2010 and all entries must be submitted into this contest folder to enter.
The contest will end on August 15th. I will pick the winners based on impact. Impact is defined by how much difference your submission has made. To increase impact, you should have a good artistís comment informing viewers about the damage of the oil spill and try to promote your drawing anyway you can, like on your blog, facebook, twitter, etc to get the word out. You get bonus points for including links and tips on how to help in your artistís comment. The winners will be announced on August 30th.
Together, we can make a difference.