Looking for design inspiration?   Browse our curated collections!

Home | Contests

The Critical Eye

Join the Contest

This contest is over.   Click here to view the winners!

Contest Rules

The Critical EyeWho else here looks at their artwork more critically than anyone else ever would?? I know that I do.

While it may be cliche, the statement: 'You are your own worst critic' seems to really apply to artists.

This contest is designed for you to submit the one piece you've made that you are most critical of. The one you see the most flaws in, or maybe the one that you feel is your 'worst' work.

Obviously, this contest is not to shame anyone's work (I've posted my 'most criticized' piece as the contest logo) but rather for us to explore vulnerability as artists and work towards the realization that the tiny art critic in our heads is often misguided.

RULES:
1) All mediums allowed
2) You must be the creator of the piece you submit.
3) Each artist can submit ONE image
4) Voting is open to all Pixel's members

Thanks and good luck to everyone participating! As always feel free to check out my page here on Pixels, or explore my Instagram: @bens_pen

Submission Rules

Each participant may submit 1 image.

Voting Rules

1)   You must be a member of FineArtAmerica.com in order to cast votes in this contest.   Your account must have been active at least 30 days prior to the start of the contest in order to vote.

2)   You may only vote once per image.

3)   You may vote for a total of 5 different images... but again, only once for any given image.

Contest Timeline

Status: This contest is over.

Submissions Begin

Thursday, September 5th, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Submissions End / Voting Begins

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Voting Ends / Prizes Awarded

Sunday, September 15th, 2019 - 3:08 PM

Current Time (Eastern United States)

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 - 8:50 AM

Contest Prizes

This contest will be awarding the following prizes:

1st Place:

Your critic was dead wrong about this masterpiece!

2nd Place:

Your critic was just jealous of all of your talent.

3rd Place:

Your critic was so wrong they were fired the next day.

Contest Organizer

Ben Graf

Colorado Springs, CO

United States

Join the Contest

Click here to submit your artwork to this contest.

Invite Others to Join