You wanted another Last Man Standing Thunderdome. You wanted it bigger, better, stinkier, and nastier than the first. Well, Sallies, I think it's safe to say you got it.
271 initial contenders over 4 rounds of randomly paired mayhem. 396 new pieces of artwork. 1 winner. And not one 1-on-1 battle.
The Round Breakdown:
Round I: 271 initial contenders in 3 (one 4) man battles
Round II: 90 contenders in 3 man battles
Round III: 30 contenders in 6 man battles
Final Round IV: 5 contenders, one winner.
Topic: Welcome to the Beginning of the End
You can take this in any direction you want. Keep in mind that the goal of the competition is to create a full-fledged illustration every round, so you'll be judged on your technique, concept, designs, and narrative.
Some of the top industry talent this fine forum has to offer will be judging each round and deciding who advance to the next round. The voting will be a point system; 3 points for 1st place, 2 for 2nd, and 1 for 3rd.
Judges for Round One:
N8 Van Dyke more to come...
Important note about the thread layout:
There is one match in every post. The entries correspond as follows: