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November 2023 Design Challenge -Year of the Dragon
Nov 1st, 2023, 5:16pm
 
October's challenge judging is underway.  Hello, November and hello to the final Design Challenge of 2023, amazing!
 
November 2023 Design Challenge        
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Theme: Year of the Dragon 2024
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Requirements:
- Create a brand new design for Chinese New Year, Year of the Dragon.
- Any new Year of the Dragon card design created within the past 60-days will be eligible this round.
- Write your own verse/message, be creative and write a message that clearly speaks to your imagery, occasion and recipient.
- No Stock card creations will be accepted.
- Blank verse will not be considered for entry in this challenge.
- ONE card per artist per challenge
- Your designs should differ from those already offered in the category of your choice to offer shoppers a variety of choices, not more of the same.
 
CATEGORY:  Any Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year category (does not have to show "2024")
 
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Entry Deadline: Thursday, November 30th
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TIPS:
Dash of Inspiration: Design for All Cultures
https://gcucommunity.com/2015/01/19/dash-of-inspiration-design-for-all-cultures/

 
Tips & Tricks: Foreign Language Cards
https://gcucommunity.com/2012/04/19/tips-tricks-foreign-language-cards/
 
Nuts & Bolts: English Translation in Artist's Notes
https://gcucommunity.com/2017/01/27/nuts-and-bolts-english-translation-in-artist
s-notes/
 
Nuts & Bolts: Inside Verse and Unsupported Characters
https://gcucommunity.com/2016/03/25/nuts-and-bolts-inside-verse-unsupported-char
acters/
 
Dash of Inspiration: It’s All in the Type
https://gcucommunity.com/2014/04/21/dash-of-inspiration-its-all-in-the-type/
 
Please see more details on November's Design Challenge here on the Community blog:      
https://gcucommunity.com/2023/11/01/dash-of-inspiration-november-2023-design-cha
llenge/
 
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Re: November 2023 Design Challenge -Year of the Dr
Reply #1 - Nov 30th, 2023, 4:03pm
 

Today is the last day to enter the last design challenge of 2023!
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Re: November 2023 Design Challenge -Year of the Dr
Reply #2 - Dec 13th, 2023, 1:47pm
 
And the final Design Challenge winners for 2023 making a bold Year of the Dragon entrance are:
     
First Place - Laurie Schneider
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holiday-cards/chinese-new-year-cards/2012-y ear-of-the-dragon/general/chinese-new-year-2024-year-1810508
 
Second Place - Ramelle Richardson of Eloquence by Ramelle
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holidays/chinesenewyear/2024yearofthedragon /yearspecific/2024-year-of-the-dragon-1810038
 
Fabulous great new designs for Chinese New Year on February 10th, 2024.
 
This wraps up GCU's Design Challenge for 2023.  We'd like to thank all of the creative and fearless artists to step out of their comfort zones and entered a challenge this year.  It has been a pleasure!
 
Next, GCU will focus on closing out the year with our Founders' Choice Awards to be announced early 2024.
 
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Re: November 2023 Design Challenge -Year of the Dr
Reply #3 - Dec 13th, 2023, 5:37pm
 
Thank you so much!Smiley Congratulations Ramelle, beautiful card. Take care, Laurie
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Reply #4 - Dec 14th, 2023, 12:22pm
 
Wonderful cards, Ladies! Congratulations!
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Reply #5 - Dec 14th, 2023, 2:30pm
 
Thank you so much Betsy!  Smiley Take care, Laurie
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