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Thread: Teen Challenge #23: Book Scene
January 4th, 2007 #1
Teen Challenge #23: Book Scene
First off, congrats to Narmo for winning challenge #21, and giving us a cool mascot. I'll find a way to make it more official soon.
Anyone ages 13-19 may submit an entry at any time before the deadline. Please host your image on a remote image-hosting site instead of uploading it to the CA server. This makes it much easier to transfer it to the poll thread.
SPECIAL RULE - At the request of several people, this challenge will not be open to any medium. Rather, all entries must be drawn by hand in pencil or ink. The image must be drawn on paper of some kind, no digital drawings. You may digitally edit scans but only to adjust levels, don't digitally draw over them. No color either, use only regular black media so the focus remains on draftmanship.
Scene: Illustrate a scene from a novel or story
Rather self explanatory, just choose a scene or event from a book (preferably something most people will recognize) and draw it in the way you interpret it. For the description, include the title of the book you chose, and if you can, a brief excerpt of text from that book describing the scene you chose. Considering that this challenge is pencil/ink only, think of your drawing as if it could be an illustration for a new edition of the book you chose.
Special thanks to Keng for the topic suggestion!
Thursday, January 18th at midnight PST
Last edited by inkerton; January 4th, 2007 at 07:04 PM.
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This is gunna be great, nice idea Plate, thank you.
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January 4th, 2007 #3
I think I'm going to enter this one, I'm 18 almost 19, that's still "teen" enough right?
edit: I might not have an entry, I think I might be doing the God TD, but I don't know. I'm bad about these, sorry.
Last edited by BlueMech; January 13th, 2007 at 01:49 AM.
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mh don't think so Bendragon
I'll try to get in, good luck everyone !
preferably something most people will recognize
Last edited by Narmo; January 4th, 2007 at 04:06 PM.
January 4th, 2007 #6
No digital? but but... O_O Ah well, i'll see what i can scrap together
January 4th, 2007 #7
I'm in yayayay!
I do think that the topic is véry open. A sugestion is to maybe change the whole "any story/ novel" to "any fairytale" ?
Ah well it might be too late for that now, but who cares.
I'm totally up for the pencil/ ink stuff. Wanted to do more ink stuff anyway.
@Blue Mech; yup, that's teen enough
January 4th, 2007 #8
how about, you can still draw in digital b/w. a lot of my digital sketches look like something scanned in....personally i'd probably draw this traditionally but some ppl just experiment better in ps or painter.
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January 4th, 2007 #11
I edited the rules to clarify some things. Sorry to those of you who really prefer digital, but to make this challenge different as requested, I've gotta set some limits.
Originally Posted by Narmo
January 4th, 2007 #12
This sounds like fun, and I really like the pencil medium so I'll definitely have a crack at this. Then we'll get to see what's what when everyone doesn't have the crutch of photoshop
January 4th, 2007 #13
this is gonna be hard, I stopped reading when I started drawing.
And why do people keep asking "can I draw digitally", read the top, come on, what does it say.
this is gonna be hard, I dont like thgis topic
January 4th, 2007 #14
I'm in! I love to draw in big fat ink...oh baby I can't wait.
January 4th, 2007 #15
wow pencil...i'm totally in!!
January 4th, 2007 #16
you replied in here instead of your SB justin
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Umm, is charcoal allowed, it should be imho.
January 5th, 2007 #20
What about using my gf's menstrual blood as ink?
Puddnhead anyone? ...
Youíre all going down like a pack of gypsies in a caravan accident. AWWWWWWWWWWW YEAH!
Btw I don't read much either, I wonder how many people are going to do Harry Potter scenes..
January 5th, 2007 #21
Yeah I haven't finished a whole book (besides something art related) since year 5... OH GOOD TIMES!
Yeah good idea lets all go Kevin Llewellyn style.
January 5th, 2007 #22
Interesting. Hopefuly I'm innnn.
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yahaaaaaar, i'm in for sure!!!
i'll probably be doing a scene from alice in wonderland cos i love that damn book and like a lot of youz guyz dunt reed mush o thim boocks.....
also sorry but just to clarify, the focus is on ILLUSTRATING, as in telling the narrative of the scene and such?
cool! this is going to be crazy good!
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January 5th, 2007 #27Originally Posted by Kronos
I'd assume so, just drawing a character from the story wouldnt really be enough to put in as an illustration in the book/story as was suggested.
Cant wait to get started. Im looking at working with a classical Greco-Roman story/myth.
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