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    Congrats to Shelly Wan: Winner of Last Man Standing 2!

    Another fierce dome, another lone champion. Out of the initial pool of 271 competitors, Shelly Wan has fought her way through the masses to become the sole champion of the Last Man Standing 2 thunderdome! Congrats Shelly, it was an amazing run. And congrats to the other 4 competitors who made it to the final round of this dome, you all produced some truly amazing art over the course of the competition. I think I can speak for everyone involved that it was a pleasure to watch you guys and gals do what you do best time and time again.

    As a bonus, Rob at ImagineFX has offered up 1 year subscriptions to his magazine for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place artists in this round. Not only that, but there will be a news story running on the winners. Thanks Rob! The to the top three placers, send me you mailing info so that we can hook you up with those subscriptions pronto!

    Thanks to DSIllustration (Dan Dos Santos), Greg Manchess, Imp Head (Brian Despain), Irene Gallo, Living Rope (JS Rossbach), and Aleksi Briclot for the difficult task of judging the final round. Thanks as well to all the other artists that lent a hand judging over the course of the dome!

    Without further ado, the results. 6 points were awarded for 1st place, 4 for second, 3 for third, 2 for fourth, and 1 for 5th.

    1st place - 36 points - Shelly Wan
    2nd place - 19 points - Nicolas
    3rd place - 17 points - Vyle
    4th place - 16 points - Poshspice
    5th place - 8 points - Icon

    It's been a blast. Keep an eye out for Last Man Standing 3... it's only going to get bigger and better from here.

    A Shelley Wan LMS retrospective...


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    I can't say as it's a surprise to me, beautiful and consistent work all the way through. Congratulations!
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    Oh hell yes!....Many Congrats Shelly!

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    Beautiful Shelly, Congratulations!!!
    These are really a lovely Group of paintings you have. Very nice.
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    AHHHH SHELLY!!! I'm so proud of you!!!! *tacklehugs* Way to go hon, I hope it was worth totally busting your ass for this! We must celebrate next time you come around these parts!

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    My dear young lady...

    I have dropped to my knee and bowed my head in tribute to your power in this competition...







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    Congrats Shelly! Way to go girl!!!
    Your work is so stunning, looking at all of these together is really inspiring!!!

    Now you can change that to "Last WOMAN Standing" Cody

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    Great work Shelly! You totally kicked ass!

    Congrats to all the competitors for another great contest!



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    Congratulations Shelly !
    Your entry was my favourite out of that last round. Gorgeous work !
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    mmmh... some serious stuff. Bravo
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    YEEHAW! Go grrrl! Nice job to all, but wishes got granted. Props to ya Shelly!

    Now...let's get started on LMS 3.
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    Congratulations, beautiful art and well deserved victory...

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    Correction: Last Woman Standing...

    That last piece just oozes sophistication...
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    Congratulations, it was the strongest (and my favorite).
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    drip drip drip
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    Yep congrats Shelly! you deserved it congrats to all competitors too, it was an amazing experience. Can't wait for the next one

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    darn. can't say im surprised. nice job.

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    Congrats Shelly! A well deserved victory.

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    Congratulations, Shelly! That last one was definitely my favorite painting of the dome, and I'm glad to see you get the recognition that you deserved.

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    Congratulations Shelly.. you've out-done yourself and inspired us all. Thank you - JAG
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    Indeed! Congratulations Shelly, it was an honour to lose to you! A wonderful piece! And a fab competition!

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    you and Jason Chan go get together

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    Grats Shelly! All these, especially yours, will have a long and proud run as my desktop bg - really wonderful work. All 5 of you!

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    congrats, girly.
    you deserve it.
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    Donato and Dave Seeley looking at this thread. Uber props for that, Shelly.

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    Well done! It looks as though you really pushed yourself hard for this, congratulations!!!

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    congratulations, Shelly, absolutely the best woman won! that final work is just so splendid, i spent hours enjoying it when it came up in the TD thread. a beautiful windup to an amazing effort.

    btw, are those your competitors, cowering in justifiable awe?
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    Shelly Shelly Shelly. Congrats! Each image has caused me to spend hours of my life staring into my monitor

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