Onsite Creative

Judging Considerations

DESIGN

#1 Type of Design

  • Competitors are evaluated on the type of design. Did the competitor achieve:

  • Realistic Profile

  • Cartoon or Fantasy Profile

  • Abstract

  • Theme and Collage

 

Judging Considerations

  • The Competitor captured the correct profile of real-life animals or characters.

  • The competitor captured the correct expression.

  • The competitor achieved the best design for coat type.

  • Did the competitor achieve the overall theme for collage?

  • Did the competitor achieve a story with collage?

  • All images appropriate for the theme.  

  • Competitors achieved a well-balanced design, if applicable.

  • Competitor achieved symmetry, if applicable.

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creative design.

Expert in creative design.

Master in creative design.

Novice in creative design.

 

#2 Originality of Design

Competitors are evaluated on originality and creativity of design. Did the competitor use components of dog to create a unique and intricate design? For example, using ears to create wings on Owl.

 

Judging Considerations

  • The design used previously.

  • Design original and created the first time by a competitor.

  • Design unique and very different.

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creating new designs.

Expert in creating new designs.

Master in creating new designs.

Novice in creating new designs.

 

#3 Difficulty of Design - Percent completed in the ring.

Competitors are evaluated on the length of coat presented and the amount of coat removed during competition. Designs may be pre-set or blocked prior to competition.

The competitor must make distinct changes in the dog's overall appearance when viewed from the front, side, rear, and top.

 

Judging Considerations

Percentage of design created during the competition.

100%

75%

50%

25%

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creating new designs -100% in the ring.

Expert in creating new designs - 75% in the ring.

Master in creating new designs - 50% in the ring.

Novice in creating new designs - 25% in the ring.

 

#4 Difficulty of Design - Intricacy of Design

Competitors are evaluated on the amount of detail work achieved on design.

Judging Considerations

  • Achieved a very detailed and intricate design.

  • Achieved detailed moderate design.

  • Achieved moderate design

  • Achieved average design.

 

Scoring and Ranking

Specialist - Achieved a very detailed and intricate design.

Expert - Achieved detailed moderate design.

Master - Achieved moderate design

Novice - Achieved average design.

 

#5 Technical Skills Achieved on Design

Competitors are evaluated on overall technical skills.

Judging Considerations

  • Bathing - coat properly bathed.

  • Drying - coat properly dried.

  • Brushing - coat properly brushed.

  • Combing - coat properly combed.

  • Handstripping - handstripping finish even with no bare spots.

  • Plucking - overall finish even with no bare spots.

  • Carding - overall finish even with no bare spots or skins irritations.

  • Clippering - clipper finish smooth without tracks. Clipper lines sharp and precise.

  • Thinning - blended on transition lines. Bulked thinned to reduce volume.

  • Scissoring - finish on scissored areas smooth. Lines precise.

Score and Ranking

Specialist in technical skills.

Expert in technical skills.

Master in technical skills.

Novice in technical skills.

 

COLOR

#1 Coloring Design

Competitors are evaluated on all aspects of creative coloring designs.

Judging Considerations

The correctness of Color - Competitors evaluated the correctness of color for object, creature, or thing.

Brilliance of Color - Competitors evaluated on brilliance and clarity of colors.

The softness of Colors - Competitors evaluated the softness of muted colors and clarity of pastels.

Shades of Color - Competitors evaluated on the number of color shades created.

Blending of Colors - Competitors evaluated on blending of various colors.

Safety Application - Competitors evaluated on overall safety application of color.  

Consistency of Color - Competitor is evaluated on the percentage of accurate and true color achieved on the overall design.

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creating new color designs.

Expert in creating new color designs.

Master in creating new color designs.

Novice in creating new color designs.

 

#2 Originality of Color Design

Competitors are evaluated on the originality of color design.

Judging Considerations

Original color design created by the competitor.

Design and color pattern or combination used previously by another competitor.

Similar coloring patterns or designs used previously by other competitors.

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creating new color designs.

Expert in creating new color designs.

Master in creating new color designs.

Novice in creating new color designs.

 

#3 Difficulty of Color Design - Percent Completed in the Ring

Competitors are evaluated on the percent of color design created before and during the competition time frame.

Judging Considerations

Percentage of color design created in competition.

25%

50%

75%

100%    

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creating new designs -100% in the ring.

Expert in creating new designs - 75% in the ring.

Master in creating new designs - 50% in the ring.

Novice in creating new designs - 25% in the ring.

 

#4 Technical Achievements of Color Design

Competitors are evaluated on technical skills achieved on color design.

Judging Considerations

Division of Colors

Sharpness of Lines

Blending of Colors

 

Score and Ranking                                                                                            

Specialist - Technical skills coloring skills specialist

Expert - Technical skills coloring skills expert

Master - Technical skills coloring skills master

Novice - Technical skills coloring skills novice

 

DECORATIVE COAT ART

#1 Decorative Design

Competitors are evaluated on the type of decorative design to establish more accurate judging considerations.

  • Realistic Decorative Art Design - Competitors create more realistic or cartoon profiles, animals, creatures, or things by adding decorative objects to coat.

  • Abstract Decorative Art Design - Competitors create abstract-type art using decorative objects to highlight their masterpiece.

  • Collage Type Decorate Design - Competitors create multiple designs to create themes and add decorative objects such as beads, ribbons, rhinestones, buttons, and bows to create visuals to tell a story.  

 

Judging Considerations

Percentage of accuracy in placing objects on the coat.

Detail of attaching objects to coat.

Safety in attaching objects to coat.

25%

50%

75%

100%

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creative decorative design.

Expert in creative decorative design.

Master in creative decorative design.

Novice in creative decorative design.

 

#2 Originality of Decorative Design

Competitors are evaluated on originality and creativity of decorative design.  

Judging Considerations

Original decorative design created by the competitor to make visual more real life.

Design and decorative pattern used or combination used previously by another competitor.

Similar decorative patterns or designs used previously by other competitors.

 

Score and Ranking

Specialist in creating new and original decorative designs.

Expert in creating new decorative designs.

Master in creating new decorative designs.

Novice in creating new decorative designs.

 

#3 Difficulty of Decorative Design - Percent Completed in the Ring

Competitors evaluated by the number of decorative objects attached to the coat before and during the competition.

Judging Considerations

Percentage of decorative designs on the overall dog.

25%

50%

75%

100%

 

Scoring and Ranking

Specialist - Achieved a very detailed and intricate design.

Expert - Achieved detailed moderate design.

Master - Achieved moderate design

Novice - Achieved average design.

#4 Difficulty of Decorative Design - Detail Achieved

Competitors are evaluated on the intricacy of decorative design to recognize the difficulty achieved.

Judging Considerations

  • Intricate decorative designs.

  • Average decorative designs.

  • Moderate decorative designs.

  • Simple decorative designs.

 

Scoring and Ranking

Specialist - Achieved a very detailed and intricate decorative design.

Expert - Achieved detailed moderate decorative design.

Master - Achieved moderate decorative design

Novice - Achieved average decorative design.

 

#5 Technical Achievements of Decorative Design

Competitors are evaluated on technical skills achieved on decorative design.

Judging Considerations

Objects attached with safety.

Objects attached neatly.

Objects attached correctly for design.

 

Score and Ranking      

Specialist - Intricate, very detailed decorative coat art designs.

Expert - Detailed decorative coat art design and pattern.

Master - Moderate in detail decorative coat design.

Novice - Very simple decorative coat art design.

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