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Welcome to the Art Skills Competition.

As always, there are a few rules that needs to be followed for proper judging, viewing and general fairness.

Competition Rules
- All major parts of the entry must be original material, unless otherwise stated. Heavy references, sources and other visible influences should be credited as per normal forum courtesy.
- Submissions must follow the current theme to be judged, and must be drawn for that theme specifically. You cannot submit something you drew prior to the theme being announced
- Please do not post entries larger than 670 pixels in width. If your art is larger, post a thumbnail and link to the larger version.
- Artists cannot win in subsequent rounds, but are allowed to enter said rounds.
- Entries can be drawn in any medium available.

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Hey I was wondering if photoshop work would be accepted in this competition.


If you're editing images, you need to cite the source(s). After that, we're fairly stringent on what passes, and usually require that there's some direct artistic input i.e. drawing, and not just transformation and filters.

The main reason for this is because in the early incarnations of this competition when that was allowed, some users would take an image and apply a few filters and post it here. Most images you find online, unless they have a particular creative commons license, would disallow that as it fails Fair Use criteria.

In short we wouldn't encourage it, but you could submit photoshop work. However the judge (at the moment yours truly) reserves the right to disqualify it on the above criteria, or if it is deemed to have "insufficient artistic input", and if a moderator thinks you deliberately omitted the appropriate acknowledgements or infringed on copyright, that could get you banned. It's a risky business.
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What year did I click into? Is the time glitch back? Is this 2008/2009? Hot cranberry juice, it's been four years!

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ikr Gantic? Except this time I'm not going to make the same mistake of actually committing to judging this contest permanently and then burning out.

I just want to kinda maintain the platform so that the artists and illustrators here have something to cluster around once IWTSYMP finishes. Which reminds me, I had an idea for your last one, but I fear it may be too saucy for AG...

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:P Well I finally pop back in and it seems the threads liven up a bit. , Sci-Fi gadgets, for some reason your picture has me thinking its a horse in a horse mecha :P So I thought gadgets were small lol

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Theme title tweaked in response to Hermit's post, as "gadgets" may be misleading.

To reiterate, though,

I want you to invent, or even reinvent. I'll accept everything from mind-control guns to Tron cycles to space ships to stealth suits to mecha to touchless motion sensitive display arrays etc. etc. I don't care if it's a schematic or a concept sketch or even a fictionalised demonstration.


And I do mean everything, as long as it has that science-fiction "flavour".

...lack of entries beginning to worry me.
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Argh, was going to actually enter tonight, but then my tablet didn't want to connect properly. So I'll try tomorrow when I turn my computer on again.

So here is a temporary entry done by mouse! (because I'll come first with it if no one else enters!)

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm193/kingryanv/fish-1_zpsd7d43a11.png
X-ray Glasses for Fish

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My friend is dragging me all over the world this week because he won't have much free time on his hands soon. I'm also close to finally beating persona 3! But don't worry Strop, I'll slip something in. Maybe...

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http://i428.photobucket.com/albums/qq1/Cerene_Cerine/luna.jpg

De la Terre á la Lune - Jules Verne.

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http://i.imgur.com/QOLovbm.gif


In the future we'll have this awesome diamond-plated skin that, as a bonus, includes a laserlight show.

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http://i584.photobucket.com/albums/ss282/BronzeCAE09/blasted-1.jpg

I'm just fiddling with that style right now, though I do wish Paint would let me switch to color. The main gadget is the gun shooting the beam. It shoots a metal spike connected to a wire. The operator then presses the big red button, and wam-mo! You've got a magnetic beam.

Soft sci-fi ftw.

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Hmmmmmmm some good stuff here, but I was hoping for a slightly greater response, otherwise I'm not going to be able to give 3 podium placings. I'm going to extend the deadline by 4 days to Wednesday, and I will judge on Thursday.

Also gives me more time to kinda polish the draft of my own submission :B

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...sci-fi tech?

didn't we like, just do somethign on this with "future technology"?
and hooray, I can still enter! maybe I should enter dr. professor gunhands, whose hands turn into guns (so he can better punch things)

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Read my blurb on page 45, thoad, I gave the round a dose of vision. We have done something similar in the past, yes.

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I'd hardly call that a blurb! That's more like a blip, if anything.

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This is an art thread. You can either submit an image, or stop making useless posts and gawk in wonder at the fully awesome HD spread WIP that I'll be posting when I judge on Thursday :P

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