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-= The Dragon’s Egg =-
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ROUND #183:: The Dragon’s EggDESCRIPTION
The Dragon's Egg
This week's brief is a little more vague. The idea is to design a character for a young adult novel, a girl (between the ages of 12 and 16, your choice) who has found a dragon's egg. She will appear on the cover of the novel.
This is the whole brief!
Some things you will want to keep in mind:
- Include the egg please!
- Though the genre is young adult, we haven't outlined anything else : fantasy, sci-fi, historical fiction, magical contemporary, it's up to you
- Remember this is *not* an adult book, so keep that in mind when designing clothing and when using colour!
- Come up with a story for the novel yourself to help your design progress. Is the egg a curse, or a blessing? Is it a burden, or a treasure? Is it something given to the royal heirs, or a special mistake found by a poor vagabond? These are up to you! We hope to be able to read something about your story from your design.
-Remember this is a character design contest, not a cover design contest. You are welcome and encouraged to do it as a book cover, but please keep in mind that all chow rules still apply - including the 3/4ths rule.
Please don't actually write out the story! At least not until after the poll is completed! Let people guess through your work - this way you'll be able to tell if the things you are trying to get across are actually making it!
ACCEPTANCE TO POLL WILL BE BASED ON THREE CRITERIA:
1: DID THE ARTIST FOLLOW THE BRIEF? (allowance for creative takes will be made).
2: IS THE PIECE ARTISTICALLY SOUND? (Is the illustration "finished?" - did the artist pay attention to anatomy, perspective, other fundamentals?).
3: IS THIS ILLUSTRATION THE BEST ONE?
SUBMITTING YOUR ENTRY:
1: You must submit ONE full sized image.
2: Make sure your name and CHOW # are EASILY READABLE on your entry.
3: Use the Standard format (Below);
PLACE THE IMAGE IN A FRAME WITH YOUR NAME/TOPIC
SAVE YOUR FILE IN THE FOLLOWING FORMAT:
THE REST IS EASY:
1: No comments before poll is set. They WILL be deleted with utmost malice and petty grumbling.
2: Sit back and enjoy the show. BYOPC (Bring your own popcorn)
3: Good luck to all.
Please review these helpful reminders if you have not done so already.
ON GETTING TO POLL
NEW ROUND RULE: WIPS PLEASE!
SUBMISSION FORMAT REMINDER
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!
Quick Check: Have You Submitted Your Chow Properly?
- is it named correctly? (ie, "CHOW#100_Oregano.jpg")
- has it been uploaded using the attachment editor?
- have you also uploaded or linked to your wips?
- have you followed the brief?
Last edited by Aly Fell; December 22nd, 2009 at 04:28 AM.
Last edited by shannanigan; December 13th, 2009 at 02:22 PM.
Done - yea.
Content - nope.
Giving up - ..............NEVER!!!........
Last edited by PxelSlayer; December 13th, 2009 at 07:04 PM.
Helen Aerni >Concept Art >Characters >Fantasy >Water Color, Ink, Photoshop
The Dragon's Egg
Final & WIP
Here is my final, wish I had a bit more time.
Final and Wip
Final and WIPs
my back T_T.....hurt
Here is my final. Hope I posted it correct.
Well, here's the final. I hope I'm doing this right... ^^;
another card to the deck
my site: www.beaubrokop.com
final and wips!
Edit: I attempted to change her blob into hair.
Interesting round, yay for CA still being alive! Good luck you guys
Last edited by megadubitably; December 14th, 2009 at 06:29 AM.
Great round! good luck everyone
Last edited by Kelly Krantz; December 14th, 2009 at 04:58 AM.
great looking stuff, everyone. thanks for the crits this week.
Well it's not perfect, but for my first chow I'm glad I made the deadline at least! Defiantly tons of fun! Some amazing stuff turning up in this thread!! = D
Last edited by kittens; December 14th, 2009 at 06:54 PM.
I've keeped this chest, i like her in this version (it's my opinion)