AKVIS Creative Contest 2009: Draw a Mascot!

AKVIS Birthday Celebration 2009

Creative Contest

The contest is over. It was valid till May 29, 2009. See the best pictures and the results.




Every year on May 29 AKVIS organizes a raffle in celebration of the company's Birthday.

This year AKVIS is 5 years old! And...

In addition to the annual Raffle, you are welcome to take part in the Creative Contest!


AKVIS Creative Contest 2009: Draw a Mascot!

Draw an AKVIS mascot (it must be a horse) and get a Prize:

  • the outstanding book The Art of Digital Photo Painting
    by Marilyn Sholin (www.thedigitalpaintbrush.com). An autographed copy from the author's hands!
  • and a license key for any AKVIS program .


About the Book:

    The Art of Digital Photo Painting
    Beginners who desire a great introduction to digital painting techniques need look no further! With this guide, photographers can go beyond the camera to turn image files into creative works that resemble traditional handmade art. Everything required to develop your personal vision is covered here, with a special focus on Corel Painter Essentials and Corel Painter. Find out about multiple softwares, available products and plug-ins, and methods for creating digital art outputting it to various papers and materials. In addition to the award-winning author, several internationally known photographers showcase their best pieces and offer tips and techniques. With more than 1.5 million new digital camera owners last year, this well-priced book has an audience that’s ready and waiting!

Marilyn Sholin (www.marilynsholin.com) is a popular speaker at photographers' conventions, conducts hands-on workshops, and has been honoured by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She was chosen two consecutive years to photograph "Women of Distinction" - a black and white exhibition for the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America.

The book at Amazon.com (see images, opinions, etc).


Read the rules of the Contest:

You can use any software, tools, devices to create a mascot.

You can even draw it by hand and scan the result!

The main condition is that it must be your work of art, which does not infringe somebody's copyright.

Send your work till May 28, 2009 to info@akvis.com.

The winner's name will be known on May 29!

Please bear in mind that by sending us your pictures for this Contest you authorize us to publish them on our web-site and use them for our purposes.


Birthday Raffle 2009: 5 packages for Winners

Do not forget to register for the AKVIS Birthday Raffle!

This year the raffle participants have a chance to win a package of any 5 AKVIS programs!

The names of 5 winners will be drawn out by chance on May 29, 2009.

Also, each participant get a 15% discount for all AKVIS software!

Take part in the Raffle!


If you have any questions, please, contact us.


About Company

AKVIS specializes in image processing software development and scientific research. The company was founded in 2004 by IT professionals having considerable experience in programming and software development. Since then the company has released a number of successful programs.


AKVIS Birthday Raffle 2005

In May 2005 we started our Raffle for the first time. Each participant had a chance to win a free license for any AKVIS plug-in. Raffle Winners in 2005: Hans de Wolf, Robert Norsoph, Bart Cross, Michael Plant, Vadim.


AKVIS Birthday Raffle 2006

In 2006 we organized again a raffle in celebration of the company's Birthday. That year the raffle participants had a chance to win a software bundle - any AKVIS plug-in plus 10 other useful software. The names of 10 winners were drawn out by chance.
Read more about the event and the winners.


AKVIS Birthday Celebration 2007

In 2007 in celebration of our company's birthday we offered a 20% discount on all programs. In contrast to our last raffles, each participant has given a special coupon code for AKVIS software. Read more...


AKVIS Birthday Celebration 2008

In 2008 the Raffle participants had a chance to win a Free license key for any AKVIS program. Also we offered a 15% discount on all our software. Also we organized the AKVIS Creative Contest. The participants had to think up a new slogan for AKVIS pages, the prize was the Alchemy Bundle (which included 11 AKVIS plugins that time). Read more...

Akvis Graphic tools

Now we offer you 13 useful programs for image editing and retouching, and for creation amazing effects.
All programs are available for Windows and Mac.


AKVIS Special Offer

All 13 AKVIS plugins are available in a full bundle AKVIS Alchemy that saves you more than half of the total cost.

We also offer some other money-saving bundles. more...