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28 July, 2017
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THEME: Big Cats

DESCRIPTION: The topic for this art contest is BIG CATS. Submit your own artwork of a tiger, lion, jaguar, leopard, cheetah, puma or any other species of large cat. These beautiful animals are fun to draw because of their exotic fur patters and intricate faces. No house cats for this contest, we will do that in another contest in the near future. Let's see how your artwork can roar!

VOTING STARTS: 21-Aug-2017

PRIZES: Everyone that submits an art contest entry wins more exposure to your artwork and kudos from your fellow art friends. The top voted winner of this contest will receive $10 in ArtWanted cash to be used for any product or service on our website.

RULES: Only one entry per person. Only artwork can be submitted for this contest, no photographs please.

HOW TO ENTER: Reply to this message and attach your contest entry image to your message. Your contest entry will be hidden until voting starts. Good luck!


38 Contest Entries

Miro Gradinscak 30 Jul 2017

Drawing - Graphite pencils on paper

Angeline Rijkeboer 29 Jul 2017

Tiger portrait Pastel pencil on Pastelmatt paper 28x36 cm.

alan webb 29 Jul 2017

Rex Woodmore 29 Jul 2017

Possible Panther. My wife & I have seen a large black cat in the bush & we believe it is a very big feral cat. However, some say that the mysterious big cats reported in Australian forests are Panthers. Interactive acrylic & gloss on stretched canvas 61x61x4cm (24x24in) Rex Woodmore. ‘God’s Creation, my Inspiration. He put the Art in my HeArt’

Randall Walsh 29 Jul 2017

This work is on a three inch slab of douglas fir laminate for table top. Pencil work first stage, burnt in with hand razor tip heat tool second stage, various stains for texture project length thirty days.

Anneke Hut 29 Jul 2017

Leo, done with acrylics.

R Kamalakkannan 14 Aug 2017

Nice subject! I love big cats, they are so majestic!!!

Margie Gilligan 14 Aug 2017

Know this is a day off, but just got a contest email. Understand if too late.

Elena Sokolova 29 Jul 2017

Lion of Oz, oil, canvas, 40 cm x 50 cm

Fantasy by Darryl Taylor 02 Aug 2017

"Long Tooth" is a detailed rapidograph pen drawing using a stippling style

Robert McCoy 31 Jul 2017

A friend of mine raised 4 orfaned sister lions till they couldn't handle them any longer for the zoo in St. Louis. She took this pic when they were small. "The Lions Sleep Tonight" Watercolor 18x24

Kendra Dumont 31 Jul 2017

Pencil drawing of a Siberia tiger. "Siberian Comtemplation"

Pam Schmidt 14 Aug 2017

This is made from hand done. Including the tiger.

Carrie Hawks 07 Aug 2017

"Carmilla" - 8" x 10" Acrylic on Cotton Canvas Sheet, 2016.

Amanda Martin 14 Aug 2017

This is a pastel portrait of the endangered snow leopard. He had such a beautiful expression on his face, I had to draw him. I used Faber Castell Pitt Pencils and some Stabilo pastel pencils on Clairfontaine Pastel Mat paper.

Daniel Mooney 14 Aug 2017

Mixed media - Ink, water color wash, line work. Done from an archive photo taken in Kruger National Park.

Scott DuBar 29 Jul 2017

Illustration done for a limited edition drink, Tiger's Blood, a drink made from watermelon, strawberry, and coconut.


LIONESS, acrylic on linen

pat hedderman 29 Jul 2017

Hope you enjoy my Big Cats!

Paul Attwood 29 Jul 2017

Big cats

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