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:iconneedlerplz: LesMisClub is a group for lovers of Les Misérables in all its forms: book, musical, movies and more!

The group exists to celebrate everything that we love about the story, characters, and music. Whether you're a fan of the classic novel by Victor Hugo, the Schönberg and Boublil musical, one of the many film adaptations, any other adaptation, or any combination of these, you can find fellow fans and fanwork here.

If you love Les Mis, raise the flag of freedom high and join this group!



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:bulletred: Submitting: Currently, all folders in the gallery except "Featured", "Past Contests", "Past Group Projects" and "Adaptation Contest" are open to submissions. The folders are divided by adaptations. Please read the submission rules here.

:bulletred: Group Favorites: Since this group used to be a club as a deviant account, the favorites folder displays YEARS worth of wonderful submissions! However, you may still suggest favorites for the group, so long as they are not your own.


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EDIT 19/4/14: It's less than two weeks to go until the deadline of our Stage Designs contest, April 30th. How would you like to see Les Misérables look like onstage? Show us your vision! The prizes include everything from art requests to handmade jewelry, so it's really worth it taking part... We've got five lovely entries so far, and I can't wait to see more!

Also, wishing happy Easter to all our members who celebrate that – and a lovely and sunny weekend to all who don't! :aww:



Stage Redesigns

New productions of Les Mis are popping up all over the globe all the time. This year, at least Broadway, Australia, Norway and Denmark are getting brand new versions of the world's favourite musical. So, in honor of the show's everlasting popularity, the task of LesMisClub's new contest is to redesign some aspect of Les Misérables the stage musical.

There have been countless versions of the stage show in a wide variety of styles. You can go for a 1830s look like the original West End version, but you can also use a different era of history as an inspiration – think about the recent West End Sweeney Todd visually set in the 1930s, for example. Or you can play around with different styles, like for instance Malmö Opera's recent production did. The most important thing here is to stay true to the characters and the spirit of the show!

You can redesign a costume or a set of costumes, or a set. For example, you could give Cosette a new wedding dress, or a whole new wardrobe with both 1sth act and 2nd act costumes, or you could give the garden at Rue Plumet a makeover. You can also redesign a group of characters or a series of sets – as long as the character or scene appears in the musical. Remember to label your submission so we can see which character/scene it's supposed to be!

Rules
:bulletblue: The task of the contest is to redesign a costume, a set of costumes, a set, or a series of sets that appear in the musical Les Misérables.
:bulletwhite: The contest is open to visual arts. Remember that your submission must follow the Submission Rules. The usage of photos and screenshots from any of the adaptations is forbidden.
:bulletred: One entry per person. The entry should be made for this contest – no art dated before February 23rd 2014 will be accepted. Please submit your entries to the Stage Designs Contest folder in the group gallery.
:bulletblue: The contest deadline is April 30th.
:bulletwhite: The winner will be chosen via voting.

The prize (so far)
:bulletblue: Winner: a handmade piece of jewelry or a jewel box from NoOneWouldListen, a bear dressed as a Les Mis character of the winner's choice by evilredcaboose, 1000 dA points from LuxCompagno, a one-shot or reader insert featuring a Les Mis character of the winner's choice by starbreese, art commissions from ObsessionWithDoodlin, ThreshTheSky, WillRepent and Starlene, a journal feature from evilredcaboose
:bulletwhite: 1st runner-up: 800 dA points from LuxCompagno, sketches from ObsessionWithDoodlin and Starlene, a journal feature from evilredcaboose
:bulletred: 2nd runner-up: a fiction commission from ObsessionWithDoodlin, a sketch from Starlene, a journal feature from evilredcaboose

:bulletred: Interested in making a fellow Mizzie happy? We're accepting donations to the prize! Art, features, points – last time, someone even gave a brand-new West End souvenir programme... Let me know if you'd like to donate something!
:bulletred: A huge thank you to all who have donated to the prize so far!

If you've any questions or anything else to say, don't hesitate to leave a comment.

Can't wait to see the new designs! Good luck, everybody!
Starlene
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:iconchiaraci:
I'll do! :D thanks!
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IsabellaAlexandra Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks a lot for accepting my art :)
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Starlene Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! :hug:
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roxas1296 Apr 8, 2013  Student Digital Artist
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This is a pretty decent performance of "I Dreamed a Dream." Do you agree?
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hashhbrown Apr 2, 2013  Hobbyist
I'm a little late but thank you for accepting my art! :) great group!
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SarlyneART Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You are very welcome~
It is good to hear you like what we are doing :)
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Starlene Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem – and thanks so much! :highfive:
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GreenieCake Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
RED
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SarlyneART Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
BLACK

;)
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GreenieCake Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
RED!
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