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Far over the misty mountains cold
To dungeons deep, and caverns old
We must away ere break of day
To seek the pale enchanted gold.

Far over the misty mountains grim
To dungeons deep and caverns dim
We must away, ere break of day,
To win our harps and gold from him!

J. R. R. Tolkien “The Hobbit”


:iconautumntree3plz: Are you ready to go on an adventure? Are you ready to start a journey to the Lonely Mountain, explore the Desolation of Smaug and travel There and Back again?
We invite you to share your adventures with us through our new contest: “There and Back Again”! Any artwork based on The Hobbit book/movies is welcome!  


:iconautumntree3plz: Rules
:bulletgreen: You must be a member of our group in order to participate
:bulletgreen: Your entry must be related to the theme and in accordance to group’s rules
:bulletgreen: Your entry can be either a new or an old piece
:bulletgreen: It’s not obligatory, but we’d really appreciate if you added in the description that your work is participating in our contest
:bulletgreen: You can participate with up to three entries, but only one may win
:bulletgreen: All art styles and media are accepted (i.e. traditional/digital art, literature, crafts, photography, comics etc…)
:bulletgreen: Please submit your entries in the new folder Contest entries: There and Back Again
:bulletgreen: We must have at least 10 entries by the end of the contest, otherwise the terms may be altered


:iconautumntree3plz: Prizes

Rainbow Bullet by Rainbow-Bullet-Plz 1st place:
- 250 dA points :points: from Norrive
- 250 dA points :points: from Silmarrien
- 100 dA points :points: from artbymba
- Your entry will be featured in the home page of the group until the next contest
- A portrait drawing by SilasAleks
- A drawing and a Llama by shadoefax
- A feature by Silmarrien
- A feature by Norrive
- A feature by ThePathOfDreams
- A Llama badge from Silmarrien
- A Llama badge from ThePathOfDreams

Rainbow Bullet by Rainbow-Bullet-Plz 2nd place:
- 150 dA points :points: from Norrive
- 150 dA points :points: from Silmarrien
- 100 dA points :points: from artbymba
- Your entry will be featured in the home page of the group until the next contest
- A portrait drawing by SilasAleks
- A feature by Silmarrien
- A feature by Norrive
- A feature by ThePathOfDreams
- A Llama badge from Silmarrien
- A Llama badge from ThePathOfDreams

Rainbow Bullet by Rainbow-Bullet-Plz 3rd place:
- 100 dA points :points: from Norrive
- 100 dA points :points: from Silmarrien
- 100 dA points :points: from artbymba
- Your entry will be featured in the home page of the group until the next contest
- A portrait drawing by SilasAleks
- A feature by Silmarrien
- A feature by Norrive
- A feature by ThePathOfDreams
- A Llama badge from Silmarrien
- A Llama badge from ThePathOfDreams

Rainbow Bullet by Rainbow-Bullet-Plz All entries will be featured in a special journal before the announcement the contest’s results, and all participants will receive a Llama badge from Norrive

We’d really appreciate any contribution to the prizes, like dA points, art commissions, a feature etc… :hug:


:iconautumntree3plz: Deadline: January 31, 2015   February 7, 2015


:iconautumntree3plz: The voting for the winners will be done by the admin team


:iconautumntree3plz: Enjoy The Battle of the Five Armies!! :happybounce:
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:iconreal-m:
REAL-M Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Professional General Artist
Hi! ahm i think I'll need an extension of the deathline u.u if that's ok?
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey! Is one extra week ok for you? 
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:iconreal-m:
REAL-M Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Professional General Artist
Yeah it would be great! thanks so much!
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:iconshadoefax:
shadoefax Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
uh oh, i may need an extra day or two extension of the deadline to finish my second entry. by what time zone are you going by?
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

We’ll have at least one week extension. In this case the new deadline be February 7th, and most specifically the contest will end on Sunday February 8th at 12:00 hours GMT+2.

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:iconshadoefax:
shadoefax Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
okay cool, i'll definitely have my entry done by then :D
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great! Looking forward to see it! :aww:
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:iconartbymba:
artbymba Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I would like to donate 100 points for each of the winners.
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for your kind offer! We really appreciate your support!
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:iconartbymba:
artbymba Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! I had to support a Tolkien related contest. :heart:
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:hug:
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:icondestrosketches:
DestroSketches Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I may need more time, but I'll try as hard as I can to get it in within the deadline...is it OK if it is submitted a bit late? 
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Don’t worry; we always give more time if needed. :aww: Is one more week enough time for you to get your artwork done?

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:icondestrosketches:
DestroSketches Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One week in addition to the current deadline, meaning February 7?
I think I can make that work. Thanks :D
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Exactly, February 7. We usually give one or two extra weeks after the initial deadline, according to members’ request. We will announce the additional time a few days before the current deadline. Looking forward to see your new entry! :aww:

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:icondestrosketches:
DestroSketches Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks!
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:iconstarshadow16:
Starshadow16 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Student Writer
I entered one o Kili... I'm trying to finish my other sketch before the deadline - God only knows if I'll actually get that done in time.
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for participating! And don't worry about the deadline, we usually give more time if needed! :aww: 
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:iconstarshadow16:
Starshadow16 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Student Writer
that sounds great!
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:iconmadfretsy:
MadFretsy Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014  Professional
I'm in!
I just have to think about drawing something EPIC hehe :D
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's great! We'd love to see your entry! :aww:
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:iconprostokuzik:
ProstoKuzik Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist
It's very interestingLa la la la  I participate!
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for participating! Good luck! :aww:
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:iconshibblesgiggles01:
shibblesgiggles01 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
I'm in :)
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Edited Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yay! Can't wait to see your entry! :aww:
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:iconshibblesgiggles01:
shibblesgiggles01 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
Thanks I'll do my best :)
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:iconfate59:
Fate59 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Umm.. I'm quite new.. so uh.. how to join the group?
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

It seems that you’ve already figured it out! So, welcome to our group, and in case you’re interested, feel free to join our contest! :aww: 

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:icondelew:
Delew Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll try to submit something... i just don't know what draw there's too many part of the book/movie i like :)
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

That would be great! I’m pretty sure that anything you choose to draw is going to be adorable, as we also love every single part of The Hobbit! :aww:

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:iconreal-m:
REAL-M Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Professional General Artist
I'm in! sounds so exciting, thanks for doing this!
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm glad you like it! We'd love to see your entry! :aww:
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:icondestrosketches:
DestroSketches Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm in.
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for participating! :aww:
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:icondestrosketches:
DestroSketches Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome :) Should be pretty fun.
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:iconsirmersi:
SirMersi Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice, sounds fun  Da Vinci Fella ( Artists ) 
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! Feel free to join! :aww:
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:iconlupusdream:
LupusDream Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hmmmmmmmmmm...... Ponder ponder. I want to join in on this.....
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Feel free to join! We'd love to see your entry! :aww:
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:iconlupusdream:
LupusDream Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you :D 

now then to think of something awesome :P
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:iconeleynah:
Eleynah Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I participate! :D
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yay! That would be great! :aww:
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:iconshadoefax:
shadoefax Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sounds exciting. 
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! Feel free to join! :aww:
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:iconshadoefax:
shadoefax Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
may i offer to be a prize artist? say, i liked to reward the first place winner with a requested drawing and a llama?
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Thank you very much; we really appreciate your kind offer! :hug: I’ll edit the journal accordingly. 

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:iconshadoefax:
shadoefax Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem! :D
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:aww:
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:iconsaya-hinto:
Saya-Hinto Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Student General Artist
oh I love that song, no idea if I'm good enough but I'll give it a try ^^
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:iconnorrive:
Norrive Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist

That would be great! I’m sure your artwork is going to be lovely! :aww:

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