June 2024 Shift Art Photoshop Challenge – OPEN

Theme: Things Didn’t Go As Planned!

The challenge this month is a chance to create something truly humorous or ironic, with the theme “Things Didn’t Go As Planned!” Show us what can happen when things go awry. Was the scheme thwarted? Was it just dumb bad luck? Were the gods against the hero? What went wrong? Make us laugh or gasp with the antics you envision!

Top Prize:

An Individual Summit of Choice with Lifetime Access!

The winner of this challenge will receive an individual Summit of choice with Lifetime Access. All individual Summits are available for active Summit Members. This prize will give you lifetime access regardless of your membership level.

Runners-Up Prizes:

Texture Collections

The Runners-Up of this challenge will win their choice of a texture pack from either of our two amazing instructors, Caroline Julia Moore or Bethany Perron.

Pixabay images included for this challenge:

Check out the images to use in your creative entry!

The Rules:

Below you will find the rules as well as the images to be used in your composition. Entries will be judged by Caroline Julia Moore, Bethany Perron, Andrei Tallent, and Jo Crane.

Special Challenge Rules:

Special rules only apply to this specific challenge.

  • None

Standard Challenge Rules:

These general rules apply to all Shift Art Challenges.

  • The main subject must be one of the provided images.
  • All entrants must be Shift Art members. Join for free here.
  • Entries must be received by midnight on June 15, 2024 U.S. Pacific Time (UTC-8).
  • You must use a minimum of three Pixabay images provided in the download packet.
  • Previous challenge winners are welcome to participate in all challenges.
  • Entries featuring violence, hate, pornography or any other content deemed inappropriate by the judged will be disqualified. The decision to disqualify an entry is entirely at the judges’ discretion and is not negotiable.
  • You may use any of your own assets/images as long as they are under public domain, or if you have full commercial rights to them. This includes textures and overlays. See our article on finding images for ideas of where to find images.
  • Only one entry per member, per challenge.
  • Upload your entry image as a JPG with a width of 1200px on the longest side. Images with smaller dimensions will not be accepted. Maximum file size is 50Mb.

All images on this page, and in the challenge assets for this challenge, were found on Pixabay.

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