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Author:  Starswifter [ Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:16 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Official Artistic Gifts 2 (signup for round 14 is open)

There is a week left until the signup closes, and only a handful have signed up so far!

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:12 am ]
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I will sign up but I'm working on my site for my comics.
I was going to ask to have some characters of mine drawn.
Then maybe if it's cool with all the parties involved to include
the drawings on the site in the fan art or art trade section.
Of course if they rather not then I'll just leave it here.

Author:  Starswifter [ Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:39 am ]
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It is only a single person that is going to draw your character, not everyone. And whether or not you may include it in your fan art/trade section is something that you have to take up with the artist afterwards :)

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:21 am ]
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Starswifter Wrote:
It is only a single person that is going to draw your character, not everyone. And whether or not you may include it in your fan art/trade section is something that you have to take up with the artist afterwards :)


I know. What I plan to do is ask the artist who draws the character AND the person
who requested for me to draw their item to be allowed on the site. Of course this
would be done after the round itself is over. Anyways I've been trying to get the
site organized so it's ready. I think I got things figured out. :)

Author:  kurowolfe [ Sat Oct 13, 2012 1:01 am ]
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I'll join in this time. Hope it'll be better than the last time I'd joined

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:17 am ]
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alright I sent in my submission!

Author:  yehoshua [ Sun Oct 21, 2012 10:53 pm ]
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I'm sad for not being able to participate for this round, I love Halloween.

Author:  Starswifter [ Sun Oct 28, 2012 12:18 pm ]
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A bit later than expected, but I had expected to be almost at home right now instead of having to post this message over my phone :P

The event have ended and this time the theme was: Halloween
Time to see the results!

From DingoVolf to Leafolawl:
Image

From QRS3000 to DingoVolf:
Image

From mrsticky005 to kurowolfe:
Image

From ManaWolf to NickCole:
Image

From Leafolawl to QRS3000:
Image
Leafolawl Wrote:
I tried, but I'm still not very good with humans. >:I
At least it looks better than last time I drew ya. |D

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:50 pm ]
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Drawings so far look great. Can't wait to see the rest.

Kinda forgot to make it Halloween-like...But I dunno.
I think a giant muscular otter about to drop kick
you in the face would be a tad bit scary.

Author:  DingoVolf [ Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:06 pm ]
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QRS3k - That is inexplicable and I love it, thanks you!

Also agree good work so-far, but what is with half the intended submissions missing? There were some missing from last round as well, and far as I can tell one that was done but never showed in the results.

Author:  FritzyBeat [ Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:29 pm ]
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I can't believe I missed this before :shock:
I would have joined, but I've been busy with work and whatnot.

Anyways, I've noticed that with these things some people drop out every once in a while, and sometimes certain people are missed. So since I missed the signups but still want to contribute, let me know if anyone's request is missed and I'd be glad to fill in a hole. Thats all. Great pictures everyone!

Author:  Starswifter [ Mon Oct 29, 2012 4:15 pm ]
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mrsticky005 Wrote:
Kinda forgot to make it Halloween-like...


Good thing that it was optional then xP

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:13 pm ]
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TheMobian Wrote:
I can't believe I missed this before :shock:
I would have joined, but I've been busy with work and whatnot.

Anyways, I've noticed that with these things some people drop out every once in a while, and sometimes certain people are missed. So since I missed the signups but still want to contribute, let me know if anyone's request is missed and I'd be glad to fill in a hole. Thats all. Great pictures everyone!


Well so far it looks like we're missing drawings from

Laxan
Kurowolfe
NickCole

and the ones who have yet to receive drawings are

Manawolf
Laxan
Mrsticky005

Author:  Starswifter [ Tue Oct 30, 2012 12:41 pm ]
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That is correct.
Unfortunately it do happen that people is one or two days late and doesn't tell me anything. My plan is to write a PM to them tomorrow to get an update.

Author:  FritzyBeat [ Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:29 pm ]
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mrsticky005 Wrote:
TheMobian Wrote:
I can't believe I missed this before :shock:
I would have joined, but I've been busy with work and whatnot.

Anyways, I've noticed that with these things some people drop out every once in a while, and sometimes certain people are missed. So since I missed the signups but still want to contribute, let me know if anyone's request is missed and I'd be glad to fill in a hole. Thats all. Great pictures everyone!


Well so far it looks like we're missing drawings from

Laxan
Kurowolfe
NickCole

and the ones who have yet to receive drawings are

Manawolf
Laxan
Mrsticky005

Starswifter Wrote:
That is correct.
Unfortunately it do happen that people is one or two days late and doesn't tell me anything. My plan is to write a PM to them tomorrow to get an update.


Alright, let me know how that goes.
If anyone has to drop out, or something unfortunate happens causing someone to not get a picture, PM me and I'll be glad to draw a picture for them in place of the missing artist.

EDIT: Also, don't worry about giving me any drawings in return, I'd just be glad to help out and draw someone something nice :)

Author:  Starswifter [ Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:56 pm ]
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I have heard from Kurowolfe and NickCole .. stuff happened which set them back, but they should be in progress (although late).
Laxan was actually removed from this round as she failed to reply with a number (which is used as a confirmation of participation) ... I just never removed her from the list. Sorry for the confusion, my mistake :P

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:05 pm ]
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Starswifter Wrote:
I have heard from Kurowolfe and NickCole .. stuff happened which set them back, but they should be in progress (although late).
Laxan was actually removed from this round as she failed to reply with a number (which is used as a confirmation of participation) ... I just never removed her from the list. Sorry for the confusion, my mistake :P


Alright so I'm either waiting for Kurowolfe or NickCole.

Author:  DingoVolf [ Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:55 am ]
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Heeey, we doing this thing this month? Should have already started signup if my watch is correct.

Author:  Starswifter [ Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:22 am ]
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DingoVolf Wrote:
Heeey, we doing this thing this month? Should have already started signup if my watch is correct.


Doesn't look like it .. if we were to do it this month, the signup would close on Wednesday ..
I really do not have time to handle it all, and I have not asked anyone in the committee to take over this month. Completely my fault!

Author:  DingoVolf [ Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:35 pm ]
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Well phooey. :(

Anyone else still want to do one? First Bi-Randomly Unofficial Semi-Secret Doodle Santa?
Maybe signup closes 17th and submission due by 28th?

Author:  Starswifter [ Wed Nov 14, 2012 5:31 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Official Artistic Gifts 2 (signup for round 15 is open)

Now that November will be skipped (again, I am sorry about this), lets get December announced instead!

Round: 15
Signup closes: 12th of December at 12 PM GMT [Countdown]
Start: 18st of December at 12 PM GMT [Countdown]
End: 23rd of December at 12 PM GMT [Countdown]

Signup form: https://spreadsheets.google.com/spreads ... cmxiWEE6MQ

It will be cutting it close to Christmas, even more the reason to make and hand in the drawing early ;)

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:34 am ]
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Any word from Kurowolfe or NickCole?

Just so it's known I used this stock image as reference for my side of the trade.

http://jademacalla.deviantart.com/art/Super-Stock-Challenge-Test1-116579522

I don't mean to spam but I want to give credit where credit is due.

Author:  Vadiant [ Sun Nov 18, 2012 6:27 pm ]
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Ah, good! I missed signups on the last couple Secret Santas by about a day, in both cases. ... 3 and a half weeks early this time works, I suppose. xD

Author:  Starswifter [ Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:10 am ]
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mrsticky005 Wrote:
Any word from Kurowolfe or NickCole?


No, not yet .. I'll smack them both soon to get an update.

Vadiant Wrote:
Ah, good! I missed signups on the last couple Secret Santas by about a day, in both cases. ... 3 and a half weeks early this time works, I suppose. xD


Better that than late xP

Author:  Starswifter [ Tue Nov 27, 2012 1:01 pm ]
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Come on guys, we need more people!
Round 15 is going to be boring if only Vadiant participates xD

Author:  Starswifter [ Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:31 pm ]
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A quick reminder, there is only a week left until the signup closes!

Author:  Starswifter [ Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:27 pm ]
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Less than 24 hours left, it is last chance to sign up to the last SDS before Christmas!

Author:  Starswifter [ Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:12 am ]
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We have reached the time limit, so lets see the results!
The optional theme was: Christmas

From DingoVolf to Dissension:
Image

From QRS3000 to mrsticky005:
Image

From Vadiant to QRS3000:
Image

From mrsticky005 to DingoVolf:
Image

From Dissension to Vadiant:
Image


Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you all!

Author:  mrsticky005 [ Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:41 pm ]
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Looking good! I like the coloring on each! Speaking of which sorry mine is in black and white
but to be honest I couldn't really come up with anything until the last minute.
I do plan on coloring it afterwards. It's been a while since I've drawn something and
I need to get back in the groove. It's just it seems like there's a lot of other stuff
to worry about.

Author:  QRS3000 [ Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:38 pm ]
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@Vadiant The drawing looks awesome. I like the huge present that my character is holding and how there's a snowman off in the distance. It kind of looks like there's a large field or yard there.

Author:  DingoVolf [ Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:06 pm ]
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Hah! There is a funny story being told there mrsticky, and I like it, thank you!

We gotta get more folks going on this thing. I know the holidays have alot of people unavailable, but if any help is needed getting the event going, let me know. :)

Author:  Dissension [ Thu Dec 27, 2012 2:43 pm ]
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With massive apologies for lateness, here's a "Diss Is Out of Practice" bust shot for Vadiant. To compensate for lateness and general badness, I'll be including some pencil sketches and such.

Image

Author:  Starswifter [ Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:11 am ]
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Thank you Diss, I have added it to the post.

On a more serious note, we are seriously considering to shut this down. The number of participants keeps falling, and soon we will struggle to even get a round started. Unless this changes somehow, we have no other choice than to stop.
There will not be a round in January, and unless a lot of people pokes me to get a new round started in February, December was the last round ever.

We made it to 15 rounds, 16 months, and we are satisfied. This is not including those rounds that we had before it all started. A bit sad that this was how the event died, but all things must come to an end some day.

If this really have been the last round, then I would like to thank all that have participated. You have made it fun, interesting, and I have been excited to see every single drawing you have produced. Thanks to the committee for help and support. Thanks to those that have helped when I was not able to lead a round.

Happy new year, and enjoy 2013!

Author:  DingoVolf [ Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:23 pm ]
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This, actively bums me out. :(
Nobody else wants to keep this going? I'd even just be up for a trade.

Author:  Dissension [ Sun Jan 06, 2013 2:00 am ]
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We could probably start a new thread in which artists who are open for art trades or drawing gift pictures post and exchange information of their own free will.

Author:  Starswifter [ Sun Jan 06, 2013 5:57 pm ]
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Not a bad idea actually.
It would be interesting for people to watch, it promotes peoples to draw, and it will easier for the trading artists to work out any misunderstandings in the descriptions, instead of having me to send messages back and forth xP

Author:  DingoVolf [ Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:24 pm ]
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Thanks for the offer Diss, and good ideas Star, but maybe we let it rest for a bit and we'll poke the idea again in a month. Official Artistic Gifts 2 was a hoot and I appreciate being a part of it! At least it went out with a doodle. :)

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