Tux Paint 10th Anniversary Drawing Contest

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"Magic Tools" in Tux Paint

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(Davis, CA — June 9, 2012) - This month marks the 10th anniversary of the initial release of Tux Paint, the award-winning open source drawing application for children. To celebrate, we are holding a birthday-themed drawing contest. Kids from around the world are invited to draw a picture of how they think Tux Paint's birthday should be celebrated — a cake, a party, presents, a quiet day spent painting, etc.

Open to any child aged 3 to 12, the winner of the contest will have their drawing displayed on the Tux Paint website, and highlighted on the Tux Paint page on Facebook, for the remainder of this month.

Submissions are due by midnight, Pacific Standard Time (UTC-0700), on June 15, 2012. The winner will be announced, and their photo placed online, on June 16, 2012, Tux Paint's 10th birthday.


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Rules Notes:
Download Tux Paint from www.tuxpaint.org/download/.
http://tuxpaint.org/gallery/submit/#where briefly describes where Tux Paint stores its saved drawings.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0 describes the Creative Commons license that will be used.

About Tux Paint

Tux Paint, along with Tux, of Math Command (TuxMath) and Tux Typing, is part of the Tux4Kids project. It is an award-winning Open Source drawing program aimed at children aged 3 to 12 years old. Tux Paint is available for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple Mac OS X, BeOS and other platforms, and has been translated to over 80 languages. It can be downloaded free of charge from the Tux Paint website, or purchased on CDROM from CafePress.

For further information, visit: www.tuxpaint.org and www.tux4kids.com, or contact Tux Paint's lead developer, Bill Kendrick.

URL for this press release: http://tuxpaint.org/latest/tuxpaint-10th-anniversary-contest-2012.php