Sunday, December 22, 2013

Announcing The First Fortnight Theme Bonus Round - 'Non-Combatants'

'It's not over until...'
Well, it took a bit of work but I think I have it all sorted and ready for prime time...


I'm delighted to announce that we have our first Fortnight Theme Bonus Round ready for viewing. Please follow this link or use the navigation bar above to navigate to the page.

From my last count we have nearly 40 entrants for this round and they are all wonderful. To kick off the fun, here is my submission, 'It isn't over until...'


I feature my entry to both open the Theme Round, but more importantly, to show off one of Kawe's figures, Maria Theresia of Austria which I've shamelessly defaced to depict a simple opera singer. So why is this figure important? Well, Kawe is going to ship each and every participant of the Challenge a copy of this limited edition casting as a special memento of the event. And this is on top of generously providing prize support for other elements of the Challenge.  An amazing gesture Kawe - I thank you.


So, please visit the Theme's gallery and look in wonder at all the entrants' wonderful work. Also, don't forget to vote for your favourites using the poll I've made up for this bonus round (you'll see it on the right-side panel). Vote for as many entrants as you like - there is no limitation. 


Enjoy and Have Fun!

34 comments:

  1. Wow that was quick! Well done Curt.

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  2. There are some very cool entries, i new those civilians in the corner of my box were for something, oh well

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  3. Lovely vignette Curt! I do like the palette you chose for this. And many, many thanks to Kawe for such a generous gift!!!!

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    1. Thanks very much Anne and thanks to Kawe for providing a great figure for inspiration.

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  4. Some excellent entries there. It was really hard to choose favourites...

    And many thanks to Kawe, you're a very generous chap!

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  5. Great painting! She really fits the bill. Especially the yellow turned out fantastic.
    Many thanks to Kawe for his generous support also.

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  6. Very generous of Kawe to give such a lovely figure to everyone :)

    Curt - when do we get our points added to our totals?

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    1. Jeez. Cool your jets, girl. It took me several days to get this much arranged. I'll get to it after I have dinner, movie and a glass with my missus (and perhaps some sleep). ;)

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    2. Ok. The points roster has been updated! :)

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    3. Woohoo!

      Yay! I'm a point ahead of Clinty! :)

      Cheers Curt :)

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    4. Even more important - I'm 2 points ahead of Ian!!!!

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  7. What a fantastic gesture and I really enjoyed looking at all the entrants

    Ian

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  8. Well that's very kind! Lovely work too!

    Christopher

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  9. A great looking scene Curt and thanks Kawe, that is very generous of you!!!!

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    1. Cheers Ray and I agree, Kawe is a very, very generous chap.

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  10. Wow, what a selection, so,e excellent takes on noncombatants. I love your opera singer Curt, the flowers especially. And it is a very kind gesture by Kawe to offer us one for our own collections.

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    1. Hey thanks Phil. I look forward to seeing what you can do with her.

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  11. Kawe you legend! Curt that's way cool, especially the use of the flowers...

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  12. Thank you Kawe, as superb gesture much appreciated. Curt that was a complete joy to read

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  13. Nice work Curt. What a great gallery! Kudos to Kawe too!

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  14. Thank you so much for the kind offer Kawe. It is truly appreciated.

    And to Curt a very well painted set of figures and a joy to look at.

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  15. Very hard to choose - what a fantastic array! Well done again Curt - this must be a fulltime job!

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  16. Curt Does it again.
    A fantastic job, much respect buddy.
    A bigs thanks to Kawe for the figure offer.
    This is going to be one hell of a challenge with this this quality coming through.
    A very Merry Christmas everyone.

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  17. Curt I do not envy you for having to compile this... I can only hope the other rounds draw less entries for your sake! ;-)

    And thanks to Kawe for the donation!

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  18. It was a huge pleasure to look through these entries. Well done fellow brush-slingers. Kawe, that's incredibly generous - thank you! Now on with the contest! Curt, thanks so much again for delivering such a great theme and posting the results so fast!

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  19. Great looking figures here that really show how creative some fellow painters can be. A little bit behind my schedule at present so off to grab a quick hours painting before work.

    Cheers, Ross

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  20. Thanks again for all your comments and kind words everyone! They are much appreciated.

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