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PLEASE CONSOLIDATE YOUR WIPS AND FINALS INTO YOUR FIRST POST.
CLEARLY DESIGNATE YOUR FINAL.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24th – give or take.
9 PM PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
A BOY, A CLAUS, AND AN ELF
Timmy’s world has been destroyed.
Timmy won the world wide competition for the much coveted trip to Santa’s Workshop. His entry, like the billions of other entries from the world over, was why he wanted peace on earth, what he’d do if he were the President of the United Nations, and why wired hair dachshunds are the best dogs in the world.
Upon arriving at the North Pole, Timmy found that “Santa’s Workshop” was, in fact, an industrial wasteland of name brand products being mass produced by megalithic multinational merchandising subsidiary companies handed no-bid contracts by Santa, Inc. Items "crafted" in Santa’s sweatshops hadn’t seen native workers in years, the workforce having either been imported from warmer regions or, in most cases simply outsourced. The native elf population was all but forgotten, disenfranchised and living in hovels, getting drunk on eggnog and selling black market “candy” canes just to survive on the seedier edges society. Santa’s Village, the sprawling metropolis of loose morals, iffy ethics, high prices, and merrily twinkling Christmas lights, loomed over all.
Santa had sold out.
Chose one, two or all three characters:
1. Santa the Sell Out
2. Timmy, just off the plane.
3. A displaced Elf worker.
Happy Holidays everyone. Be safe, be creative, and have fun.
Last edited by S.C. Watson; December 18th, 2005 at 11:39 AM. Reason: noodled the description some
This is great!
Thanks Oregano, going to start it right away
to quote Joe Swanson from Family Guy
"BRRIIINNGGG IT OONNN!!!!!"
Hehe.. this little story rings alot of big bells. This one looks like fun, so in!
HA! Sounds like this fits your vision of current day Christmas Oregano!
I love the topic...certainly will eat into my Puppet time, but I haaaaavee to do this one. You deserve a badge "Moderator Extrodinare"
My final. Didn't have time to colour the hooker elf
Happy Holiday's Bitches!
Last edited by romance; December 24th, 2005 at 05:42 AM.
Killer Ideas Oregano! This one is freakin sweet. I'm dusting off the wacom for this one and picking up some no-doze. sleep's overrated anyways.
Sketchbook:: //// A thread of evolution ////
wow. 3 characters in 1 round...
-if i do 1 - that`s no good. no one here will do JUST 1, common...
-if i do 2 - that`s no good either. if i do 2 why stop there? why didn`t i do 3?
-if i do 3 - that`s no good also: 3 characters+ the deadline+ my day job + the missis & i "quality time" = poor executed works due to lack of hours in the day.
plus - what will be the poll judging process?
i mean - how could a "1 santa+1 elf" be judged appose to
a "1 timmy+ 1 santa"?
or "1 elf" appose to "1 santa+1 timmy+ 1 elf"?
also - how come there always happen to be a shit-head with a camera wherever a disaster or a terrible thing is occuring?
(damn humanity is just a huge latrine.)
ohhh what an awesome topic! Can't miss that!
"The reason why truth is so much stranger than fiction is that there is no requirement for it to be consistent."-Mark Twain
Chuck, you worry too much. and that worries me It's like a McDonald's combo pack, pick whichever combination works best for you!
ParkerD, I actually did see the Santarchy news item on cnn, but believe it or not, *after* I had the description down for this. Besides, there's not much of a connection between Santa rioters and Santa the Sell Out other than that they wear red and are both grumpy grinchy ways of dealing with the over commercialization of the holidays. *But*, I did, briefly, think about changing the description.
Not to confuse anyone, but I noodled the description some so it sounds better. Didn't change anything that would affect the characters. Just being anal.
the new EOW is up with a very similar topic, we are trying to ge these activities linked together and see what happens as a kind of experiment.
Chuck Im really liking the direction of your latest works... I think somethings really clicking... Keep that going...
Mainloop- man i must be dyslexic.. cuz i thought you asked how many people are on lsd
As a slave of the toy industry, I would do myself wrong NOT to do this activity. (Yes, I am in this time!)
I SHALL UNLEASH THE PONIES OF THE APOCALYPSE!!!
You know Chuck,mate...I think you just called yourself common
I think it looks great (even if it is only one character)!
Seeing as how the Pretty Ponies are characters, I think we have our topic for next weekOriginally Posted by willow-whisp
Now. You have to ask yourself: Is he joking?
(dirty harry music plays softly in the background...)
Last edited by Sundance; December 23rd, 2005 at 12:14 PM.
Quoted for total agreement chuckmate. Your battle angel and this one are both outstanding characters with lots of..well..er...character Santa especially. And in the execution of both of them there is really a confidence of technique coming through.Originally Posted by vigostar
damn you Chuck. damn you.
Sketchbook:: //// A thread of evolution ////
Chuck, mate. -- great entry! You are indeed improving at a stellar pace! Keep up the awesome work. =)
Unfortunately, I won't be able to finish my entry, so I'm going to remove it from the thread.
Merry Christmas, to everyone who celebrates!
Last edited by StenP; December 24th, 2005 at 06:21 PM.