Sep 30, 2006

Dragon Eats Knight: Grand Prize Winner

  SK - AISK one

The votes are in and have been tallied. The Grand Prize winner of the Dragon Eats Knight art contest sponsored by Go Hero is Aisk One for  his SK [#32] piece.  Congratulations to SK and all of the participating artists!  The grand prize winner will get a “one of a kind” YIRA: DRAGON OF DOOM!  All of top 5 receive a copy of Kaijuice  and will be a part of the Go Hero release party (tbd) at The House of Fun

We're amazed by the artistic talent on display in the 37 stunning entries.   Stay tuned for upcoming info on the Go Hero release party!  Thanks to the artists for the submissions and to everyone who voted. Keep any eye out for more cool contests and giveaways from Vinyl Pulse!

The final vote tally was :

  1. SK by Aisk One [#32]
  2. Night of Dream by Edgar Flores Nandez [#36]
  3. Sunday, Bloody Sunday by Jose Alejandro Ovalles [#29]
  4. The Knight Aquatic by Lawrence Elwick [#26]
  5. Wi'nomar's Retaliation by Patricio Oliver [#15]
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Sep 20, 2006

Dragon Eats Knight: Top 5 + All Entries

Over the last two days, the contest judges: Steve Forde (Go Hero), Chris Consalvi (House of Fun) and Jack (Vinyl Pulse), have been agonizing over the 37 submissions to Dragon Eats Knight trying to come up with the 'top 5' winners.   We finally have chosen the 5 winners :-) The grand prize winner will be chosen from this group of 5.  How?  By you?  Vote in the poll below for your favorite.  Voting will continue until   Wednesday, September 27th @ 8 PM PST.   

The grand prize winner will receive a one-of-a-kind version of Go Hero's latest vinyl figure -- Yira: Dragon of Doom.  Each of the top 5 will receive a copy of Kaijuice (2 CDs of over 33 tracks of monster-rocking-city-wrecking music, from all over the world!) and will be on display at the upcoming Yira Release Party at The House Of Fun.  We want to thank everyone who submitted an entry to the contest.  We were blown away by the quality and variety.   Here are the top 5 winners (listed in random order) :

[29] Sunday, Bloody Sunday - Jose Alejandro Ovalles

[36] Night of Dream - Edgar Flores Nandez

[26] The Knight Aquatic - Lawrence Elwick 

[32] SK - AISK one

[15] W'inomar's Retaliation -Patricio Oliver

We've also created a gallery with all 37 entries which you can see after the "jump" in the full post.  Enjoy!


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Jul 15, 2006

Dragon Eats Knight: Art Contest

Updated: Deadline has been extended by 2 weeks to September 15th, 2006.

Dragons and Knights have surfaced as a universal incarnation of good versus evil in nearly every culture.  Calling All Artisans - Explore fantasy, myth, and pop culture to portray this epic struggle between the brave and the behemoth.

Go Hero, The House of Fun, and Vinyl Pulse will select 5 winning entries to be shown at the release party of YIRA: Dragon of Doom, the latest collectable vinyl kaiju from Go Hero, due out shortly.  Once the 5 winning entries have been announced, online voting on Vinyl Pulse will determine the grand prize winner.   All 5 winning entries will receive prizes and the grand prize winner will receive an autographed “one of a kind” YIRA! 

Dragon Eats Knight Contest Rules

  • Hand Painted and Digital Canvases.
  • Size limitations 2’ x 2’
  • 2D Only
  • To enter email digital images (JPEG preferred) of the piece  to Vinyl Pulse ([email protected])
  • Open to ages 15 and older
  • Content should be rated E for everyone!
  • All work must include the following information: Name of Piece, Dimensions, Artist Name, Type (acrylic, oil, pencil on canvas, paper etc.)
  • Go Hero, House of Fun and Vinyl Pulse will select 5 favorites as the 5 winning entries.
  • Grand prize winner will be chosen from the 5 winning entries by online voting at Vinyl Pulse.
  • Deadline : September 15th.

September 19th - 5 winning entries will be announced on Vinyl Pulse.
Setember 22nd - Online voting to determine grand prize winner starts (ends on September 28th)
September 29th - Grand prize winner will be announced and the pieces will be shown at the Yira Release Party at the House of Fun (date tba).

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