Author - Tommy Rowel

CALLING FOR ENTRIES!!

We are pleased to announce our third Online Art Contest for the month of August. The theme for this month’s art contest is URBAN WILDLIFE OF MALAYSIA!

The theme was chosen to encourage families and kids living in urban areas to explore their natural
surroundings and be inspired by the wildlife that resides in it. So, we encourage you to visit a local
nature park or have a walk around your neighborhood to spot any wildlife for your art ideas.
Additionally, you could check out our YouTube video on Urban Wildlife for further inspiration, at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53seqkm6EAA&t=237s!

For this contest, Malaysian kids aging 9 to 12 years old are eligible to join. So, please read the important
information stated as follows carefully:

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:
• Contestant’s artwork must be original and not overly derivative of images found in the internet,
print media, or elsewhere. To avoid copyright infringement, works considered to be copies will be
disqualified.
• Only Malaysia’s wildlife species that can be found thriving in an urban area will be considered.
• Malaysians aging from 9 to 12 years old are allowed to create the artwork submitted and
participate in this contest.
• Each contestant can send a maximum of three artwork entries but only the best one will be chosen.
• Art type: Pencil drawing in colour or black and white.
• Contestants will retain copyright of their submitted entries. However, by entering, all contestants
grant DGFC a royalty-free perpetual license to edit, publish and use each entry in any and all media
(including print and online) for education, publicity and news purposes.

 

IMPORTANT DATES:
3 rd August 2020 – Contest is open.
23 rd August 2020 – Closing date. Latest by 5:00pm.
28 th August 2020 – Announcement of the winner.

 

JUDGING CRITERIA:
Concept (25%) – How well does the work relate to the topic/theme?
Creativity & originality (25%) – How original and creative is the quality of the artwork?

Colour (25%) – How does the colour or shading enhance the artwork?
Expressions (25%) – How imaginatively does the work convey an idea?

 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ARTWORK:
• Create a high resolution digital image either by scanning or photography, and submit the softcopy
image either in JPEG or PDF format.
• Provide a SHORT CAPTION (no more than 200 words) to explain any design ideas and concepts.
• Due to the contestants being less than 18 years old, all artwork submitted for this contest must have
the approval of a parent or guardian. The parent/guardian must submit their full name together with
the contestant’s information as proof of approval.
• Provide the following information of the contestant:

1. Full name
2. IC/passport number
3. Contact number
4. Address
5. Artwork short caption
6. Full name of parent/guardian

• Artwork must be submitted to education@dgfc.life

 

PRIZES:
• Only ONE winner per contest.
• Winner will receive a combo of DGFC’s t-shirt, books, and merchandise.

 

ENQUIRY:
For more information, email us at education@dgfc.life or WhatsApp 016-8728345 (Tim)

July 2020 Art Contest – Eco-Art

Congratulations to Joanna Gyne!

Her creative artwork using dissolved coffee in water as art-medium received the highest mark from our judges.

 

Here are the runner ups:

Hwong Ka Ming (1st Runner Up)

 

Maryam Hanna Nasrulhakim (2nd Runner Up)

 

Shenie Hwong (3rd Runner Up)

 

This was a very difficult decision since we received beautiful creations from great artists!

We hope their art inspires you to create your own and also to learn more about the importance of environmental and wildlife conservation around us.

Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success!

 

Stay tuned for our August art contest!

And the winner is…..!

Wong Poh Yoke!

Her digital piece on Malaysian endangered wildlife species received the highest mark from our judges. This was a very difficult decision since we received beautiful creations from great artists! Congratulations to Wong and to all the participants. We hope their art inspires you to create your own and also to learn more about our endangered species. Here are the three runner ups from Alfred Beliku, Nurul Faziana Kamal and Quincy Shia Kang.

 

Alfred Beliku

 

Nurul Faziana Kamal

 

Quincy Shia Kang Kit

 

Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this contest a success!

Stay tuned for our July art contest.

Happy World Environment Day 2020

If you want to do something good for the environment and celebrate this year’s World Environment Day, you can donate to Regrow Borneo and support the planting of trees in the Lower Kinabatangan Floodplain (eastern Sabah, Borneo), one of the last places on Earth where you can encounter elephants, orangutans, proboscis monkeys, clouded leopards, sun bears, 8 species of hornbills and much more.

Support Regrow Borneo and donate to plant trees and make this planet a better place for us and our
future generations!

Enjoy the following video from our friend Dame Judi Dench!

Online Art Contest

CALLING FOR ENTRIES!!

Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) is pleased to announce our June ART CONTEST, open to anyone residing in Malaysia. This month’s theme is MALAYSIA’S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE SPECIES, chosen to encourage people to learn more about the endangered wildlife species in Malaysia. To identify these species, contestants may check these websites :

8 Endangered Animals in Malaysia

Earth’s Endangered Creatures

 

To participate, please read carefully the important info stated as follows:

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  • Artwork must be original and not overly derivative of images found in the internet, print media, or elsewhere. To avoid copyright infringement, works considered to be copies will be disqualified.
  • Only Malaysia’s wildlife species will be contemplated.
  • Contestants will retain copyright of their submitted entries. However, by entering, all contestants grant DGFC a royalty-free perpetual licence to edit, publish and use each entry in any and all media (including print and online) for education, publicity and news purposes.

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

3rd June 2020      – Contest is open.

23rd June 2020    – Closing date. Latest by 5:00pm.

30th June 2020    – Announcement of winner.

 

JUDGING CRITERIA:

Concept (25%)                               – How well does the work relate to the topic/theme?

Creativity & originality (25%)    – How original and creative is the quality of the artwork?

Colour (25%)                                 – How does colour enhance the artwork?

Expressions (25%)                       – How imaginatively does the work convey an idea?

 

SUBMISSION OF ARTWORK

  • Create a digital image (scan or photograph), and save and submit your artwork in high resolution (300 dpi). You can save it either in JPEG or PDF format.
  • Provide a SHORT CAPTION to describe your artwork
  • Provide the following information: full name, IC/passport number, contact number, address, and artwork caption
  • Artwork should be submitted to education@dgfc.life

 

PRIZES

  • Only ONE winner per contest. Winner will receive a combo of DGFC’s t-shirt, books, and merchandise.
  • Top ten artworks will be posted on DGFC’s official pages.

 

ENQUIRY

For more information, email us at education@dgfc.life or WhatsApp 017-8310204 (Maz)