The Tux Paint dev team last week announced a 2011 summer drawing contest, with prizes including three OLPC XO-1’s, Sugar-on-a-Stick drives, and TuxPaint shirts. Â All children 3-12 are encouraged to submit their best Tux Paint art; the best 10 drawings will receive prizes. The contest is sponsored and judged by the retail company Worldlabel, which will showcase the winning art on their blog.
HOW TO ENTER:
- DownloadÂ Tux Paint
- Make your drawing in Tux Paint and save it in png format
- Send your finished drawing in png format toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org and include â€œTux Paintâ€ in the email subject line
- In the email submission include: 1) the artistâ€™sâ€™ name 2) the artistâ€™s age 3) the title of drawing 4) the country where the artist lives
- All artwork must be the contestantâ€™s original work created on Tux Paint.
- Only one entry per child
Entries will be judged on the quality and originality of the artwork. Extra points will be given to drawings that tell a story.
Entries must be submitted by midnight USA Easter Standard time on 12 September 2011. Winners will be announced no later than 22 September 2011.Â All entries will be licensed:Â Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported and will be exhibited on this page.
Kudos to Russell Ossendryver and the other devs who keep Tux Paint one of the best drawing activities out there.