Fantasy Nail Art Judging Criteria 2018

Judge 1

**Originality - 5 Points

·         the design is innovative (new and original)

·         the design is unique (different from other designs we have seen in the past               and from other entries)

·         the design is within the guidelines of the copyright rules


Color - 10 Points

·         the colors enhance the design

·         the colors complement each other



**Costume - 10 Points

·         the costume complements the theme and artwork

·         the costume is complete and needs no improvement

·         the costume is neat, clean and well-constructed

·         the costume is well-constructed according to competitors’ interpretation of                 theme.  Example if the entry is supposed to be messy, sloppy or bloody it                 should be done well.

·         the costume is well thought out with extra details added if store bought.

·         the costume is complete with make-up, body paint or other accessories


**Design - 10 Points

·         the design enhances the theme

·         the design is completely thought out

·         the design is within a fantasy realm.  Something extraordinary, not simple but           fantastical

·         the nail art MUST BE attached to the nails and not sitting ONLY on a platform


Judge 2

Visual Interest - 10 Points

·         the design captures your attention

·         the design holds your attention

·         the design continues to draw your attention to new details

Balance - 5 Points

·         various elements of the design are well-balanced, neither too sparse or too busy

·         the sum of the design is in harmony with the parts of the whole design

Overall Impression - 10 Points

·         the design makes an excellent overall impression

·         the design is complete and needs no improvement


**Presentation - 10 Points

·         the entry is presented within the Fantasy Nail Art Guidelines

·         the entry makes an excellent presentation

·         care was taken to present this entry

·         written statement is included and is complete and understandable


Judge 3

Complexity - 10 Points

·         the design is challenging, demanding skill and effort

·         the design involves multiple techniques

Workmanship - 5 Points

·         the overall quality of the work demonstrates outstanding artistic skills

·         the workmanship is neat and clean

Detail - 5 Points

·         the detail of design is clean, clear and precise

·         the detail is more than adequate for the design

·         the detail clarifies the design, adding dimension

Theme - 10 Points

·         the theme is obvious and completely developed

·         the theme is continued on all 10 nails

·         the design enhances the theme


Scoring Guide 2 Hands Scoring Guide 1 Hand
10 = Flawless 5 = Average 5 = Flawless
9 = Almost Flawless 4 = Below Average 4 = Very Good
8 = Very Good 3 = Poor 3 = Average
= Good 2 = Very Poor 2 = Below Average
6 = Above Average 1 = Unacceptable 1 = Very Poor




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