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#51 Posted by RamsIllustrations (1981 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decept-O:

I understand where you are coming from, I was kinda pushed into the digital world due to my eyesight changing, I can see fine but the near and far are progressively moving in a different direction from what it was just a few years ago. The fastest way to correct my artistic dilemma was to acclimate to the digital world.

With the zoom feature on the program I use, I can work on any given panel in the tiniest of detail with no visual issues detaining me. Before I had to work with a magnifying glass stuck to my forehead literally. Since I love technology it was a no brainer to embrace digital art. Eventually I will fix the problem but since it only affects me on the small details I really like what a Tablet can do.

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#52 Posted by spawndon (1417 posts) - - Show Bio

@IcePrince_X said:

I will not mention names but I've seen entries coming from existing photos of statues and people then manipulated in such a way so it becomes their artwork.

That's me. Good thing I felt that I cheated, so I removed a work from another contest.

@RamsIllustrations said:

Agreed, there is no originality or creativity by doing it that way and shows no effort and should not merit being in a contest.

Agreed.

@tonis said:

I'll be the first to say that if someone actually does that, I'll never join another challenge they offer no matter how cool it might be. ;)

That would be totally lame and without justification other than some snobby opinion on what makes an artist.

That essentially put a bar on an artist, and someone will just have to walk away without entering even if he wanted to.

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#53 Posted by tonis (6562 posts) - - Show Bio

@RamsIllustrations: hahaha, I wanna meet the dude who has that control over pasta and coat hangers :D

@IcePrince_X: well said and I feel for the plight of getting the traditional beauty properly translated through scanners. I can be an art in itself to learn all the tricks. Your work always looks top notch though no matter how you do it :)

@Decept-O said:

@IcePrince_X: I agree. I think the point is getting misconstrued a little here. Some people do object to using computers and other technology but I don't. Your points are very well said and made.

Again, my point of contention is when someone is trying to pass of images as their own art, like they drew it. That really is my whole point, and unless I am mistaken, the point of some others right now.

there's no doubt no one is cool with someone passing off art as their own and as SC pointed out there's only been issue with that with one user who many on here are familiar with. That almost always get's picked up pretty quick though.

When it comes to blending images or photo manipulations in an image editor what I would propose is that we allow them so long source images are provided to allow the mod of the contest to determine if any work has actually been done. It's far more impressive to see photoshop work when you see the before and after and anyone serious about using that method in the contests do themselves well to show the transformation.

If they submit what appears to be a photo manipulation without source images it's not an entry, simple as that and you offer them a chance to enter at least so long as it's clear what they did. There are some photoshoppers who really do some incredible stuff in the hero world and I'd love to see what talent we might have here who've always assumed it's not manip friendly.

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#54 Posted by spawndon (1417 posts) - - Show Bio

@tonis: then its best that the user post both his entry and all source photos in one post itself, or it can get confusing.

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#55 Posted by tonis (6562 posts) - - Show Bio

@spawndon: yea, my suggestion would be post the final in large centered format with source files in thumbs below it. In the case where their might be lots of little pieces of things then the main images and a simple description of the misc is enough for me to see if someone actually did anything impressive or just ran a filter over the original.

It benefits the photoshopper to do this, not only will it really show when they did a lot of work, they'll also get great tips and advice on how to improve because I know there's many on here skilled with these tricks :)

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#56 Posted by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

@tonis said:

@spawndon: yea, my suggestion would be post the final in large centered format with source files in thumbs below it. In the case where their might be lots of little pieces of things then the main images and a simple description of the misc is enough for me to see if someone actually did anything impressive or just ran a filter over the original.

It benefits the photoshopper to do this, not only will it really show when they did a lot of work, they'll also get great tips and advice on how to improve because I know there's many on here skilled with these tricks :)

I was just about to suggest this. I think that's an excellent idea. I'm all for it.

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#57 Posted by PoachedPig (80 posts) - - Show Bio
@spawndon: yea, my suggestion would be post the final in large centered format with source files in thumbs below it. In the case where their might be lots of little pieces of things then the main images and a simple description of the misc is enough for me to see if someone actually did anything impressive or just ran a filter over the original.
It benefits the photoshopper to do this, not only will it really show when they did a lot of work, they'll also get great tips and advice on how to improve because I know there's many on here skilled with these tricks :)

I kinda like this idea. I support this one.

Honestly, the recent happenings here in Vine is kinda off especially to new users like me. Hope this would end soon.

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#58 Posted by Decept-O (8098 posts) - - Show Bio

@PoachedPig: Don't be put off. We're trying to discuss things constructively but that doesn't always happen that way. Please continue to stay in the Artist Forum. I will also add if someone is using a site like "HeroGenerator3" and if it gets accepted, at least put forth a disclaimer saying that's what you used. My opinion.

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#59 Posted by PoachedPig (80 posts) - - Show Bio

@Decept-O: Yeah don't worry. I'll still visit the Artist forums.

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#60 Edited by Jokerpoker (3144 posts) - - Show Bio

@shatterstar: I have a question. So I make short films with superhero figures I collect, could I share those?

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#61 Posted by shatterstar (5287 posts) - - Show Bio

@shatterstar: I have a question. So I make short films with superhero figures I collect, could I share those?

Of course, by all means feel free to post them.

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#62 Posted by JJ_Was_Here (513 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a question. I made a thread for my work here. When I post new work should I edit the OP or is it cool to just post as I go? I just didn't know what was preferred.

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#63 Posted by BumpyBoo (14525 posts) - - Show Bio

@jj_was_here: That's up to you, in my experience they both have benefits and drawbacks. With updating the OP, you may come across problems bumping the thread (you can always ask me to do it though, that is relatively common on this board with the posting limits). Also you might start to get lag when opening it if all images are on the first page. On the other hand, with posting as you go you do then get to bump as you add (again you can contact me for art thread bumping and double posting problems) and this keeps your thread visible.

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#64 Posted by JJ_Was_Here (513 posts) - - Show Bio

@bumpyboo: Boo, I really think you should wear a cape (if you don't already). I have to say (and please don't think this is me kissing butt) but even this professional matter of fact reply brought a smile to my face. So you should wear a cape, because you're super awesome.

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#65 Posted by BumpyBoo (14525 posts) - - Show Bio

@bumpyboo: Boo, I really think you should wear a cape (if you don't already). I have to say (and please don't think this is me kissing butt) but even this professional matter of fact reply brought a smile to my face. So you should wear a cape, because you're super awesome.

*stands proudly on a mountaintop, new purple cape billowing in the wind*

THEN I SHALL! :D

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#66 Edited by JJ_Was_Here (513 posts) - - Show Bio
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#67 Edited by ZZoMBiE13 (1444 posts) - - Show Bio

@jj_was_here said:

@bumpyboo: Boo, I really think you should wear a cape (if you don't already). I have to say (and please don't think this is me kissing butt) but even this professional matter of fact reply brought a smile to my face. So you should wear a cape, because you're super awesome.

I kinda hope she wears Louise Belcher's rabbit cap in real life, just like in her avatar. The cape would just be gravy. :D

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#68 Posted by BumpyBoo (14525 posts) - - Show Bio

@zzombie13: I have a wolf one? I know it's not quite the same though ;)

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#69 Posted by ZZoMBiE13 (1444 posts) - - Show Bio

@bumpyboo said:

@zzombie13: I have a wolf one? I know it's not quite the same though ;)

My daughter has little kitty ears she picked up at an Anime con one year.

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#70 Posted by BumpyBoo (14525 posts) - - Show Bio

@zzombie13: Awww! I'll bet that is an adorable sight :)

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#71 Posted by ZZoMBiE13 (1444 posts) - - Show Bio

@bumpyboo: She has buckets of cosplay gear. Fawn ears, kitty ears, about 2 dozen wigs. This past August her and her friend went as a zombie and a wood sprite (hence the fawn ears).

I wish cosplay was a thing when I was her age. We had to wait until Halloween to play dress up! So not fair! :(

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#72 Posted by LuisEscobar (221 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanks for this @shatterstar, I wasn't aware of any of these rules and contest forms. Very cool.

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#73 Posted by shatterstar (5287 posts) - - Show Bio

Thanks for this @shatterstar, I wasn't aware of any of these rules and contest forms. Very cool.

Sure thing, thanks for checking them out.

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#74 Posted by HigorM (8816 posts) - - Show Bio

@shatterstar: Is there a "place" where we can ask for a specific drawing? Like if I had an idea for a amalgam character and want to share it and see if someone might take a shot at it..

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#75 Posted by shatterstar (5287 posts) - - Show Bio

@higorm said:

@shatterstar: Is there a "place" where we can ask for a specific drawing? Like if I had an idea for a amalgam character and want to share it and see if someone might take a shot at it..

Just post a new thread in the artist show-off forum.

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#76 Posted by HigorM (8816 posts) - - Show Bio
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#77 Posted by 2Darkdevil (21 posts) - - Show Bio

When I read the headline, I don't quite understand. Is this section only for contests between artists or can artists also just show their work here?

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#78 Posted by shatterstar (5287 posts) - - Show Bio

When I read the headline, I don't quite understand. Is this section only for contests between artists or can artists also just show their work here?

Artists can post their work here on the forum, these guidelines only have to do with the contest threads that run regularly and are pinned at the top of the forum. Anyone is free to participate (or not) in the contest threads.

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#79 Posted by MasterKungFu (20773 posts) - - Show Bio

I gotta draw something soon

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#80 Edited by Medusa_Merc (630 posts) - - Show Bio

Not that I'm planning on entering any contests or anything, but can someone cue me in on how this works with image manips? I'm a novice at any kind of visual art, and so far I've just been playing around with images pulled form the internet in photoshop. AM I breaking rules?

  • Art must be of YOUR own creation (unless its a collaboration in which case give proper credit). If you suspect someone is breaking this rule please PM me or another moderator.

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#81 Posted by EGoD (2064 posts) - - Show Bio

@medusa_merc: Sorry it's been so long with no reply, this thread can get missed cause of its age. To answer your question though, for you and others who might wonder the same thing; some people have entered manips in the past. It is sort of a debatable subject. I believe those who chose to go the manip route were allowed to enter so long as they clearly stated that it was a manipulation and credit given to the original piece (if required, using actual photos of celebrities per se is not easy to do).

Now I do think that using a full on manip with nothing but images pulled from other references would not be allowed. I can't say for sure, since I don't dabble in that sort of thing, but some people would use an actual image then paint costumes or whatnot over top? I suppose in that respect is where the manip is allowed.

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#82 Posted by cbishop (15370 posts) - - Show Bio

I need some clarification. It says the winner of the contest gets to choose the next contest, but it also says to get feedback from the artists about whether they want to do that contest? I just won the ASO Showdown by default (and you should all be ashamed lol) - am I picking the contest, or is it picked by committee? Not sniping, just trying to figure out how you do it.

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#83 Posted by shatterstar (5287 posts) - - Show Bio

@cbishop said:

I need some clarification. It says the winner of the contest gets to choose the next contest, but it also says to get feedback from the artists about whether they want to do that contest? I just won the ASO Showdown by default (and you should all be ashamed lol) - am I picking the contest, or is it picked by committee? Not sniping, just trying to figure out how you do it.

Well feel free to start a new showdown thread & feel free to pick the subject of your choice. It looks like people have abandoned ship so it may take some active recruiting to get people interested again.

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