I really don't want to be the tie breaker.
I have three that I really liked. I enjoyed H reaper's, Ari-6's, and of course, Laudine.
I liked H reaper's because it did fit the description of the contest the most, in my opinion. Not to mention that looking more on his DA he choose to do something that he did a lot of this summer, which must be rapping in a park. Not a fan of that particular genre of music, but to every man his own. There are area's of improvement. The head bothered me a little. But it was still good.
I liked Ari-6's because I felt like it was very well done. The clothing folds appear to be in the right position, and look perfect. The coloring is great, the hair is great, it's just very well done overall. Plus I like the focus it had on the characters being at a fair. Although I feel like they were intentionally posing for a picture (which isn't a problem, just didn't feel natural is what I'm saying), and I think Mimi's claws needed to be bigger.
I liked Laudine's because the color's were fantastic, the angle blob thing was different, and the clouds and the sea worked together to draw your focus to the sunset and eventually the character's themselves. Very beautiful. The focus was on the environment and the activity was watching the sunset. However I felt like there could have been more emphases given on the characters themselves and not just the stunning background. Can't stop looking at that wave.
Anyways, those are my top three in no particular order. Each artist brought something that I felt was interesting and unique to the table and displayed a brilliant skill in the realm of art and is a inspiration to me in their own unique ways. I hate to have to just choose one here, but I'm going to go with - Laudine. Actually its a tie between Ari-6 and Laudine. both did fantastic.
But I'm going to be nice and leave this open for another 24 hours for a few more votes. One because I'm nice at times and enjoy seeing suffering, and two I'm in the same state I was in last week at this time. Then voting will be closed and you guys can discuss how you felt the contest went, what worked well, and what you would like to see in the next one.
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