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Contest ends 2017-11-03 00:00:00.0 (14 days left)
Halloween is near! And as nearly every year we'll have ourselves a little Halloween-themed contest.
But this time - because I'm a evil little thing - I want you to combine the horrors of Halloween with the sweet, pink waves of love.
Everthing is possible! Scar singing "Be prepared" while Zira throwing flowers after him with an admiring smile? Of course!
Zombie-Simba taking his lovely corpse bride Nala out for a date? Sure!
A creepy sweet hyena wedding between the skeletons of the elephant graveyard? You bet on it!
Just be creative and have fun! :)
Ended 2017-10-14 00:00:00.0
Now that we seem to have a viable replacement for Sketcher in the form of Drawpile, perhaps it's time we see what people can create with it!

Post your best creations using the new app—details are in the current Admin Announcement. Post as many entries as you like! There's no theme or concept other than that entries should be done in Drawpile; you might want to try some Fall-themed ideas, or even Halloween, though I think we might want to start a new contest for Halloween once this one is over.

Have fun! I hope Drawpile proves as enjoyable to use as Sketcher has always been!
Ended 2017-09-16 00:00:00.0
Thankyou to all who voted for me in the last contest ^_^

The theme for this contest is based on The Lion Guard! Not the current but how did Scar's Lion Guard lions look? Names? Or even maybe the ones before Scar was a member??
Heck you could even design the future guard? Maybe consisting of Kions cubs or Kiaras?? :)
Ended 2017-09-01 00:00:00.0
Hi! Thank you guys so much for helping me win the last contest. It means a lot.

The theme of this contest is quite simple. Take a character you like (or don't) and change their role in the story. For example, what if Scar was never power hungry? What would he have been like if he was made to be a good guy? Would he have helped Simba, or would the hyenas have manipulated him into doing their bidding anyway? What if Mufasa wasn't such a kind father? What kind of a villain would Kiara or Kion make? The ideas are endless.

I hope something like this wasn't done before. My creativity is rather low. Anyway, make sure to have fun! ^_^
Ended 2017-08-05 00:00:00.0
Thank you so much for making me the winner of the last contest. First time ever winning one of these^^

For a long time now, I've been saying that sketches need love too so for this contest, submit your best sketches or black and white works.

Ended 2017-06-23 00:00:00.0

Honestly, it was a fluke, I just wanted to put in SOMETHING and since I am a mainly traditional artist xD but thank you all so much!!

For this contest, I wanna tackle some things our fandom LOVES to theorize about: WHO IS NALA'S DAD??

Ah, but not JUST Nala's dad! ALL those missing family members we've never seen or met before! You know there are a ton! Who the heck is Kovu's dad? Where are Fuli's parents, and what do they look like? What about Zuri and Tiifu's parents? Could they be sisters, cousins, or not related at all? Or even Pumbaa's family?? Zazu's dad, Beshte's mom, Jasiri's parents, maybe even Shenzi's! Maybe her, Banzai and Ed were triplets! The possibilities are endless!

Show me what you think Nala's dad might look like, how his personality may be. Show me who you think Kovu's dad might be (I've always liked the Chumvi idea eheh but you don't have to x3), or any of the characters listed above! Or anyone I'm forgetting, I know I'm leaving a bunch out! Be creative, let's fill in those missing links! ;) <3
Ended 2017-06-01 00:00:00.0
Thank you all so much for the votes! ;w; <3

From pencil and paper, paint and canvas, to sculptures, plushies, or other mixed media, we're going to focus on traditional art!

If just drawing on paper seems too easy, try branching out to a different media, or try approaching it from a different angle :3 There's more that can be done with paper than just drawing on it. Origami, paper dolls, paper cutting, paper mache...the list goes on! Be creative :D
Ended 2017-05-08 00:00:00.0
Thank you guys so much for voting for my drawing, it made my day! ^^

For the next contest I thought it'd be cool to see how characters from TLK would look in a different drawing style other than Disney. For example, how would they look like if they existed in the world of The Simpsons?... Or maybe in japanese anime style?... How about Fairly Odd Parents style? Or something like Rick and Morty?
There's so many different cartoon styles out there you can try, so the choice is yours!
Ended 2017-04-14 00:00:00.0
Thank you guys for the votes - it was a nice surprise!

For this contest, lets focus on the Great Kings (and Queens) of the Past. We know its believed that they watch over from the stars and can give guidance and counsel. Mufasa visited Simba and told him to return to take his place as king, and he also visited Kion to help him run the Lion Guard. In addition, Mufasa watched over at Kiara's presentation. Do past royalty also attend other ceremonies, such as betrothals? Have any of the Great Kings or Queens visited Kiara? Do they visit in dreams or watch over their loved ones in spirit? How exactly does the Roar of the Elders work? Do the Great Kings sit in counsel together to discuss matters in the Pridelands? When a King visits someone, do other animals around see it as well?

The possibilities are endless! How do you think the Great Kings affect the lives of the royal family (or other animals in the Pridelands)?
Ended 2017-02-28 00:00:00.0
Here's a contest theme that deserves to be explored more often: redesigning the TLK characters as some other species!

How about The Wildebeest King? The Walrus King? The Paramecium King? With so many millions of species in the world, there are nearly infinite ways this could go. And how would that choice of species affect how the characters interact with one another? Would a TLK with a cast of tigers even have a "pride", or could the story play out another way?

Let's have some fun with this! After all, plenty of other fandoms (the MLP one comes to mind) certainly get a lot of mileage out of species-swapping. Hmm, there's an idea for the next contest...
Ended 2017-01-09 00:00:00.0
Hey everyone! Thank you so much for voting for me in the last contest, it means alot! <3

You read the contest title, didn't cha guys? And you know what it means? Moving art! Moving pictures! Animations! Something that would make the Archive even more lively!

I want moving pictures! I want it to consume my soul! 8D

Go ahead, fellas, go for it!
Ended 2016-11-25 00:00:00.0
It's time to give the supporting characters some love. What if roles were swapped so that Nala was heir to Pride Rock instead of Simba, or Kiara was leader of the Lion Guard instead of Kion?
Ended 2016-11-10 00:00:00.0

So, for this contest, who in the LK world would you redesign if you were in charge at Disney? Would you make the villains look less pointy so it would be harder to tell that they are the evil ones? Would you fix some of the strange age gap appearances? Or maybe you would change their design completely?
It's up to you! ^-^ Have fun and good luck!
Ended 2016-10-30 00:00:00.0
Whoa! First of all, thank you so much to all who voted for me. I've never won one of these contests before, and this really made my day, thank you :)

Alright, so the next contest...

It's Halloween in a couple of weeks, so let's bring back a old classic in TLKFAA contests: Halloween Costumes!

Dress up one or more TLK characters in a costume to go trick-or-treating, spooking their friends, or simply to look awesome.

Costume ideas can range from cosplaying as other fandoms' characters to classic movie monsters. But be creative :)

Also, I'm aware that this contest has been done before, but this time around we have The Lion Guard, so that opens up many new options for ideas if you prefer.
Ended 2016-10-14 00:00:00.0
Time for something a little different! Let's all try to do absolutely the most on-model drawing we possibly can.

Ended 2016-09-04 00:00:00.0
Wow, thank you all so much for voting for me ^^

Okay, let's just dive right in!

I've been seeing a lot of headcanon designs for the first lion king lately, and it got me thinking about his origins. Where did he come from? What did he look like? What if a lioness founded the Pridelands and became the first monarch? The possibilities are endless!
Ended 2016-08-16 00:00:00.0
Hi, wow... thanks a lot for everyone who voted for me :) This actually was the first contest I ever joined. Finding out I won just blew me away.

Okay, so here we go:

I chose "Twisted Characters" as a theme.

Just imagine the characters of The Lion King acted differently. What if Scar was actually a very sensitive, caring uncle? What if the hyenas were more of a maternal bunch of outsiders towards the lion cubs? What if Mufasa was a tyrant in reality? Or Timon and Pumbaa are outsiders for a reason?
Why not give the whole Scenery a more Tim Burton-esque style? Or why not show Simba in his despair while the memory of his father keeps returning to him over and over again?

Emotions are endless. Possibilities are numerous.

Be creative.

I kinda like twists, so why not try it on the Lion King? :D

Ready? Go...
Ended 2016-07-31 23:59:59.0
First of all, I'd like to thank all of you for voting for me. I've never won one of these contests and never expected to... But, here we are.


BTW, I expect there to be huge amounts of entries in the contest! Let's make TLKFAA come to life, folks!

As all of us know, family and love are important themes in the TLK universe. Relationships such as the love Mufasa and Sarabi had for each other and for their son are part of what made the films so heartwarming and powerful.

My challenge for all of you is to create a scene depicting family and love in the TLK universe. Perhaps you could show a scene with Mufasa and Sarabi sharing a sweet moment with little Simba before tragedy befell their family.
You could also show Kovu and Kiara starting a family, with little cubs of their own.
What about Scar? Did he feel loved as a cub?
What about sibling relationships? Mufasa and Scar, Kiara and Kion?

However, don't limit yourself to the lions. In fact, I would HIGHLY encourage branching out and exploring the lives of some of the non-lion characters.
Did Rafiki ever have children?
What was Timon like as a pup, and who was his father?
What were Pumbaa's parents like?
Did Timon and Pumbaa ever find love and/or have children of their own?

Don't forget some of the very important "non-traditional" elements of family, and that deep friendship can be included as family, too. ;)

The possibilities are endless! Go nuts!
Ended 2016-07-02 23:59:59.0
There were those times in the TLK movies that took place, but we didn't actually see.

For example, Nala's life during Scar's reign, Simba's time in the jungle, Sarabi learning the dreaded news about Mufasa, Scar walking Simba to the gorge, Kovu's training, Rafiki looking for Simba, Zazu's captivity etc.

So go ahead and illustrate a scene based on such an "unseen" period or moment!
Ended 2016-06-08 23:59:59.0
If anyone deserves to be made into a recurring character, it's Jasiri. So this time, it's all about the only friendly hyena in the TLK universe.
Show off your most interesting Jasiri fan art, old or brand new! Or, if you have any theories or story ideas, let's see them! There are no other rules, get creative!
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