Challenge #865 Voting CLOSED

This week’s theme:


Which entry would you like to see win?
(If you cannot decide, pick up to 3.)
  • fcharr
  • unyxium
  • Maelys031
  • Millani
  • FlyingBanana
  • jutu74
  • kaidoe
  • Manitoadlet
  • bluberri
  • Komojo
  • deltaray
  • Sssjjjbbb

0 voters

After 2 days of voting, a winner is declared: The voting will close on: Wed, Jan 22, 2020 11:00 PM.
The winner picks the theme for next week.

If the winner doesn’t supply a theme before Thursday 22:30 GMT, the organizer will select the theme. In this case, the winner’s theme will be used the next time we are lacking a theme on Thursday 22:30 GMT. :slight_smile:

Having selected the theme, the winner will not be eligible to enter that week. They may however still submit an image, but it won’t be included in the voting.

This week’s winner:

Pure Entries

SHADOWSTORM: Pastel de feira

fcharr: Culinary Palette

unyxium: Tulip Field

Maelys031: Banana Split Pastel Panic

Millani: Pastel de Pastel em Pastel

FlyingBanana: Valentine

jutu74: past8

kaidoe: Pastel Crayons

Manitoadlet: Not where I intended to go but where I needed to be

bluberri: Sharpies

Komojo: Teddy Bear Painting

deltaray: Blender Candies

Sssjjjbbb: Fresh baked Pastels in a pastel kitchen.

Non-competing Entries

OLG: Pastel Forest

Midnightcpu: Rabbit season not duck digatal painting

Helge: Going Pastel!

purbosky: Pastel

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Great entries, everyone! I was thinking of pastel colors when I proposed the theme, but I left it vague intentionally, and I definitely think we ended up with an awesome batch of creative entries!

My votes this week were for @Maelys031 for the beautiful composition and texture work (it turned out absolutely amazing!), as well as @kaidoe for the simple, yet stunningly well put together entry (Love the shader work and the aesthetic positioning, it looks just like an advertisement!)

And for my last vote, it was very close between @FlyingBanana and @deltaray. Although they had similar entries, FlyingBanana did execute the idea first, and I loved the materials in the entry, so my vote went to FlyingBanana. Deltaray, your messages were absolutely hilarious, and you would have had my 4th vote if I could give it. And I’ll admit if you submitted yours earlier I probably would have voted for you instead since it was so close! The piling of them is really aesthetic in itself, and the puns are just fantastic, amazing job! :joy:

Anyway, amazing entries, everyone! I look forward to what you all come up with next week!


I noticed that mine and @Maelys031’s entries are in the wrong order, although not that it affects anything (unless it was a tie).

Actually, that is the reason for the order change you noticed. The voting order is based on the time of the last edit. :slight_smile:

“In the event of a tie between Pure or Open entries, the earliest submitted entry will win - the submission time is taken as the last edited time of the submission message”

Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate that more than a vote.

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Wow, thanks so much, really appreciate it. I wish I could have found a better detail texture, I used some reference pics that showed a lot more scratches on the crayons than the “plaster wall” bump map I went with.

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@Helge - Yours is hilarious, so much going on

I like @deltaray and @FlyingBanana’s images, really good ideas for the topic and some really funny labels on the hearts in @deltaray and both achieved that nice pastel grade without looking washed out which I was struggling with.


You know anything about wet on wet painting?

It’s what Bob Ross did with his painting my mother does the same type of painting he did. :grin:

And… the winner of Weekend Challenge 865 with votes from 61.9% of the voters is… Maelys031!
Here’s to all the great participators…

Banana Split Pastel Panic


Congrats on the win and a great fun rendering @Maelys031. Thanks as well to those who voted and commented.

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what a week! at least tomorrow I get to pick up my Portuguese citizenship card :slight_smile: Congrats on the scream for cherries :slight_smile:


Sounds great! So that means ‘Good bye Canada’ and you will stay on this side of the ocean?

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I have dual citizenship. It’s just nice to feel at home everywhere :slight_smile:


Nice! And it seems to be a great choice of citizenships. :wink:
I’m hearing a lot of nice news about Portugal, lately. For instance, the rising right-wing populism doesn’t seem to stand much of a chance around there, so far.

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