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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Ink Drop Contest - Sept Winners, Oct Contest


 Thanks to everyone who entered into our September "Staff Favorites" Ink Drop Contest! The first-prize ($25) winner was Kelly O.!



Our two runners up ($10) were Peggy J. and Suzy L. Congrats to all of you, and again, thank you to everyone for your submissions!



Now on to October....

October's Ink Drop theme was Cryptid Inks, featuring a new line of inks from Scribal Work Shop, all named after mythological creatures. Brian reviewed them in yesterday's blog post. The 5 colors are:
Now on to this month's contest! Same rules as always.

Contest Entry Guidelines/Rules:
  1. You can submit any kind of writing or artwork. It can be an ink review, a poem, a watercolor wash, a sketch, swabs, lettering, or even get all scientific with chromatography... it just has to be ink on paper.
  2. You must use all five Ink Drop colors.
  3. It would be awesome if it relates to the theme, but not required.
  4. Entry can be submitted electronically (email rachel@gouletpens.com) or via snail mail (The Goulet Pen Company, 10201 Maple Leaf Court, Ashland, VA 23005). Any physical submissions will become our property to hang up on our letter wall. :)
  5. Entry must be received by October 31, 2012 at 11:59pm EST.
  6. You can submit as many entries as you like, but you will only be eligible for one prize.
  7. Please include your name and email when submitting your entry so that we can contact you if you're a winner!
  8. The voting period will be open on November 1, 2012 and close on November 6, 2012 at 11:59pm EST. It will be announced through Ink Nouveau with a link to the image gallery and a link to vote. You may vote once - just vote for your favorite entry!
  9. The entry receiving with the most votes will win a $25 GouletPens.com gift certificate. The second- and third-place entries will each receive a $10 gift certificate. We'll announce the winners on November 7 on Ink Nouveau.
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Email us if you have any questions, and let us know what you thought of this month's colors in the comments below!

2 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for choosing my drawing as a runner-up! The prize will help with my near weekly order from Goulet! Congrats to the other winners, really lovely art!

    P.S. I love the October Cryptid inks - beautiful colors! The Zhulong in particular is stunning!

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  2. Thanks for submitting it! I'm amazed every month at the talent we're seeing :) You're making a lot of folks jealous! I'm glad you like the Cryptids, I these will be popular inks :)

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