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09 October, 2018
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THEME: Nightmares

DESCRIPTION: The topic for this contest is NIGHTMARES. It's October and Halloween is coming up, so we want to see your artwork that bring terror and fright just by looking at it. For this contest, submit any artwork you have done that would be seen in a nightmare. Ghosts, monsters, demons, skeletons and anything else that goes bump in the night. All mediums are accepted (except photography) for this contest.

VOTING STARTS: 29-Oct-2018

PRIZES: Everyone that submits an art contest entry wins more exposure to your artwork and kudos from your fellow art friends. The top voted winner of this contest will receive $10 in ArtWanted cash to be used for any product or service on our website.

RULES: Only one entry per person. Only artwork can be submitted for this contest, no photographs please.

HOW TO ENTER: Reply to this message and attach your contest entry image to your message. Your contest entry will be hidden until voting starts. Good luck!


30 Contest Entries

Carra Wiseman 13 Oct 2018

The Midnight Creeper

Miro Gradinscak 10 Oct 2018

Drawing - Graphite pencils on paper

joanne nash 09 Oct 2018

Pain and terror

Stacy Drum 11 Oct 2018

Thought this might work well for a Halloween theme.

Dennis Finley 09 Oct 2018

an original vampire painting in acrylic

Scott DuBar 09 Oct 2018

James Seymour 12 Oct 2018

Hello here is my entry for the competition.

Anton Nichols 09 Oct 2018


Jólét 23 Oct 2018

I hope it went through. Well, it is a cyclops and it's a scary one. It is a digital art piece

Chas Sinklier 11 Oct 2018

Halloween 2018 at the VivaChas Clubhouse is the scariest hot rod art ever made!!! Dream a Little Dream --- If U Dare! ~:0) VivaChas!

Joe Schilling 16 Oct 2018

Neeraj Parswal 09 Oct 2018

This is my original theme , acrylic painting on canvas. Size W 20 X H 26 inches. Title of the painting " Power Angel". denoting dynamism of women power around the world most of the part of latent powers are hidden and deep-rooted...............devoted to all women around the world. Regards to all Mrs Neeraj -India.

george H 23 Oct 2018

gerard bahon 09 Oct 2018


Aleczandra Seocanac 15 Oct 2018

“Sinister Selfies” Drawing done on a 24x36 paper, drawn with prisma colored pencils and ink.

Kevin Anderson 12 Oct 2018

'City of Ghosts' - playing for the spirits of Halloween

Dave Strong 25 Oct 2018

Here is my Artwork for the NIGHTMARES Theme!! Thanks, Dave s.


Halloween-Table Top Prop Display-Bride of Frankenstein & Myrrh-Horror-Creepy OOAK For Sale now- 10/17/2018: Etsy Seller: Daisylovesgolfcarts

This is a Small* first generation OOAK prop we created that never got a home, ...that is a haunted home : ~

Poor Bride of Frankenstein, what is she to do without her Frank, just wither away crying in-front of her vanity so much she's lost an eyeball, some fingers & a few nuts & bolts over him!!!! : 0

Created on a 1/4 thick piece of plywood, sanded & painted black-brown & gold ( bottom is felted) all items are *glued* to this plywood base ( even the small accent lamp) small black picture frame with her love Frankenstein.Black silk roses & green flowers..and of course her fingers*.

Small mirror glued into a up-cycled metal jar lid- up-cycled glass jar another small jar in back glued with a plastic eye ball enclosed.

Metal Accent table lamp is about 15 1/2 inches tall** with its removable gold beaded shade is also glued to the plywood.Up-cycled glass jar will include candy shown. This is a fun little prop for a creepy corner in your room with the lights out : ) (Lamp works just fine)

Prop is home made* with nothing more then a vivid imagination -...OOAK

12 x 7 3/4 base

1/4 inch ply wood

Metal Accent table lamp is about 15 1/2 inches tall

All weighs close to 4 pounds on scale ( cushioned & boxed up this will be closer to 4 1/2 pounds***)

Easy switch on & off switch - electrical cord is long* about 59 inches in its entire length...

Bulb is included ( low wattage bulb only*) ---(And we have to add---"anything electrical please do not leave on any extended length of time unattended" I know you've heard this all before : 0)

Gold beaded lamp shade is removable -black roses & rubber spiders are glued to shade.....

Item is not*** waterproof ****

This Bride's table lamp & vanity is looking for a place to haunt, will it be your house??

Please email any questions !

Thank you : )

Christine Wex 09 Oct 2018

Mike Filippello 23 Oct 2018

Dear Artwanted: This is Mike Filippello writing. I hope that this email finds you well. I am very excited to submit to you a new Halloween Painting that I just finished. My painting is called "Octavia the Cat's Halloween Fright!" This painting is ab0ut Octavia the cat as you see her on the fence and her back is arched in fright as she sees the ghosts coming up the walk way toward her! I enjoyed doing this painting so much! My wife and I love Halloween and I had this idea to do a painting like this and here it is! I will have another one done soon to submit to this contest as well. Its amazing to be back here on AW! I hope that one day soon I can again get the premium membership as I used to have a long time ago. I broke my wrist earlier this year.. (left) and I'm left handed and I've been getting back to painting just as much as I can. I have always loved it and this year marks my 16th year as an Artist. I'm still plugging away at it as much possible. I love what I do. I'm so happy and excited to have the opportunity to submit for this contest! I thank you so much for your time and hope to hear from you soon. Have a great day! Sincerely: Mike Filippello American Artist, Illustrator and Author.

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