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 Contest: Best Picture Using 2D Pixel Graphics
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What do you think about this contest?
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This is an awesome idea!! Im gonna submit right away!
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This is pretty neat, im gonna try!
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hmm...pixel art only? I guess ill submit if I have time..
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This wont be very good... but I might submit a crappy drawing
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Im not cool enough for this....im gonna go die somewhere
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DanShadow




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 4:15 pm   Post subject: Contest: Best Picture Using 2D Pixel Graphics

This forum neats some more salsa with it's nachos and cheese...so im starting up my own little contest!
Rules:
- Graphic can be done with any program (providing YOUR actually doing the pixel art! Judges will determine this!)
- Max size: 500*500 pixels, or max upload quota (whichever comes first)
- You must provide on the side, the pixels you used in your artwork. (Like all the shades of the colors you used...the is a reason behind this.)
- Deadline: Febuary 12 (This gives like over 2 weeks.)
- Pretty much all forms of pixel artwork can be used, including (and especially) isometric
- images will have a much better chance of winning if they include color. (The more shades of color you use, the better it looks.)
- I stress, include a small palette of the pixel shades you used...this is needed in the handin of your artwork

Rewards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winners:
- Bits, fame, glory, and post on main page (for 1st place winner ONLY) declaring their winning the contest
Punishment for Plagiarising/ Artwork Stealing:
- minus LOTS of bits, possible LAMER rating...and a report to the FBI claiming you were looking at kiddie porn.... Shocked(joking!)


So get started on your pixel artwork soon, after the 12th, no more entries will be accepted. The judges will be assigned later, probably me, Amailer, and some other mods and/or admins.
Good luck to all of you!!

Contest Participants:
Maverick
thoughtful
TheXploder
Triple Five
Contest Judges:
DanShadow
[ Bat The Demon Mod Bat ]

Amailer
[ Drunk Graphics Mod Drunk ]
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Maverick




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 5:14 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

That sounds like a pretty good idea, but almost noone participates in these Graphic forums. I'm in tho.
thoughtful




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 5:15 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Yea, count me in., though by pixel art do u mean..draw everything from like scratch on computer, and we are allowed to use programs for glow, shadow, distort e.t.c
DanShadow




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 7:23 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Updated Rule:
- NO TOOLS BUT YOUR PIXELS!!

Refer to http://www.compsci.ca/v2/viewtopic.php?t=2872 and download the tutorial to understand what I mean. There is to be no tool used...just primitive 2D pixel art...such as the drawing I attached (that I made for th is example) But with yours, attach a little pallete showing the different pixel shades you used. And NO STEALING MY PIC! Or I sue you! Wink



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TheXploder




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 8:11 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Such drawing as on this forum [deleted], right?
There is also a series of tutorials here: [deleted].

They might help aswell...

[Mod Edit: URLs removed, no posting URLs to open pics in contest time. ]
DanShadow




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 8:39 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Yep, exactly....
Im deleting the links you added, and next time, dont post links to sites containing open pictures for use in the time of a contest, duh. Razz
TheXploder




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 8:58 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

Yeah, but who would be so childish to Plagiarise, like really, there would be no point to it, because you would know that you did plagiarise, and your conscience wouldn't be clear, THAT YOU CHEATED. Anyway...

I'll join... Very Happy
DanShadow




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:03 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

alright, welcome to the contest! actually Im gonna compile a list of all participants in this.
If you would like to sign up, just say so!
This will be posted at the top.
Also, some people dont care if they plagiarise or not...they are just bit-hungry mongrels. Mad
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Amailer




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:17 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

i can tell if they do leave it to me.
DanShadow




PostPosted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 9:28 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

alr ight cool...so, im assuming y ou'll be a judge with me? If so,
Welcome Amailer the Graphic Judge
Radiohead




PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 1:46 pm   Post subject: look at this

ok.. here is what i have.. i did this a looonnggg time ago.. and its not coloured.. adn it might seema bit blury cause it was initialy 1030 by 903 or somehting like that.. so i made ti smaller.. croped.. it and here it is.

ok.. i jsut submited the same thing a second ago.. but with no pic.. lol
heres the one with the pic.. enjoy

Mod Edit: Amailer
Next time use the edit Wink

[Mod Edit (Dan): Grr...no editing, heh. (jk) Yeah, just put [Edit] or something if your gonna edit a msg...then some people might actually understand..heh Wink ]



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Amailer




PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 2:08 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

not bad, how about some of your 'latest' art?
shorthair




PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 2:40 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

That box factory ,its amazing ,the camera angle just sets the whole picture
DanShadow




PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 4:26 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

I like it! Except, im looking for kind of new images *recently* drawn...and with color...and with color palette on the side. Ill update the rules...b ut either way, good pic!
Radiohead




PostPosted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 6:38 pm   Post subject: (No subject)

i noticed the edit button after i did that..but i didnt care.. besides.. i ahve 2 exams tomorow. ne way..

hey come on.. i dotn have the patience i did to make these 2 d things ne more.. but im home this up coming week.. so il c what i can do ..

ne way.. i know abotu the no posting links in the contest policy.. but you all HAVE @ C THIS.. its a website. that is not in use anymore .. where you can designa floor on a building and its all doen in paint ... or w/e ..
ne way.. the buildig, if in real life.. it would be abotu 8 - 10 times some of the laargest buildings in america.. its amazing.. and take the time to view every floor individualy.. its amazing..

http://www.mrwong.de/myhouse/
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