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    Chow 175 :: Theme Song

    Chow 175 :: Theme Song

    ROUND #175:: THEME SONG
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    THEME SONG
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    Welcome to Chow 175! Since we have such a pretty nice round number this week, we're going to do a bit of an experiment.

    Below, you will find six songs/pieces of music that Daestwen and I have carefully selected. None of them have English lyrics. (If you speak one of the languages sung in a song below, please don't choose that song! It would defeat the purpose of the exercise.)

    So, here's how to do it.

    Choose two songs (at the least - if you want to do three, four or all five you can give it a try, but please start with two). These two songs will be the theme songs for your two characters. Listen to the songs, try and get a feeling for the kind of personality you picture when listening to them. The songs can be (and probably will be) totally different in feeling and personality, so this is where the hard part comes in.

    Design one character per song, trying to reflect the song in the character design. The hard part of this is that all the characters you create should feel like they fit in the same world, but still have their theme songs be different.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJqUbb-WuPQ

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z9aqnmcVhI

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9u_CttIV7VY

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvPu2PGzcSg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPG9GcykPIY

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frDWvFaseHc


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    Chow 175 :: Theme Song
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    POST YOUR FINALS IN THE FINALS THREAD!

    Remember to include your nickname in the file name.

    About quality - as general rule: if your shapes and values are not decent - you are out. Watch proportions, perspective etc. we need perfectly readable shapes and coherent, consistent values.

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    BE PROFESSIONAL - only finished and good quality entries will be taken to the poll. Daestwen and Poshspice will make the selection.
    Please review these helpful reminders if you have not done so already.

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    PLEASE REMEMBER TO WRITE YOUR COPYRIGHT INFORMATION UNDER THE IMAGE IN THE FINAL BURNING THREAD SO I DON'T HAVE TO HUNT YOU DOWN LATER!


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    Great topic for this weeks CHOW, can't wait to get stuck into it

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    omg the 2nd song...yes.

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    I think it's gonna be an awesome round

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    You guys never cease to amaze me, very creative and awesome topic Thanks!

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    That's just so out there, I love it. Time be on my side.

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    You guys are amazing, what a creative topic! Really nice selection of songs too, just finished listening to them all. So I really hope I can have the time, it's very intriguing I'd love to try my hand at Marco Polo, it's one of my fave Loreena McKennitt songs.
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    I had no time to finish Black River Gang... :/
    I must try to finish this one... These songs are awesome!!! And the topic is amazingly interesting.
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    now thats a creative theme picking lets hearem out
    wow....definitly 1 and 6....some dark chars for sure ^(^ _ ^)^

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    Really unique idea! Seen a fair bit of art based on music but never actual characters before. This'll be an interesting one.

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    this sounds like a great topic! hmmm. so many ideas.

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    I'm so in for this one, going to start listening now Awesome idea and looking forward to seeing everyones takes on the songs

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    This was supposed to be a beautiful woman with flowing scarfs etc.. but then I saw something creepy in the face and "boom" shaman. It was working with the music so I just went with it.
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    Quick question, the two (or three, whatever) characters must be in the same picture, or we must do one picture for every character?

    Great topic btw, some characters are already spawning in my head.

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    That's sound crazy. I'm in!

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