ForumsArt, Music, and Writing[Closed][Official] Armor Games' Armatar Contest: WINTER HOLIDAYS!!!

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MrDayCee
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After a nice turkey and pie dinner... *brp* ...ooopss... (oO) ...gosh, I was so busy eating turkey, the deadline to put up this year's Thanksgiving Edition passed before I even knew it!! Sorry for that everyone!! ...ahem, right... but, we can still look back at two very successfull editions before this new one, which were: the Animals and Halloween edition of the ArmorGames' Armatar Contest!! Once more, a lot of wonderful artwork was created / entered and those that contributed are entitled to receive their deserved Merit! Need to make this happen... *adds it to 'asap' list*

So, the next stop, and this is the last, ultimate, final one (orrr... is it?! Ho Ho Ho...), in the Armatar Contest Editions for 2014... *clears throat* ...dumdummm... sing along everybody!!

"It's the mooooost... won-der-ful tiiiimmme... of the yearrrr!!! (Andy Williams)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7435/11173857103_903e77168c_b_d.jpg

Yes! It's time to dress for the cold and have those wonderful snowball fights, make your own snowman, decorate the Christmas tree, wonder what Santa's going to bring you, prepare your Fireworks and stock up on Champagne! This Winter Edition will behold every theme during the Winter Holidays, which means Winter Holidays (duh), Christmas, New Year, Chanoeka, Sinterklaas, you name it! BUT... FIRST, we need you to make some excellent art for the Armatar Contest! The rules never changed! Here they are once more...

ARMATAR CONTEST GUIDELINES :

ne: All entries must be appropriate. They cannot be offensive or profane in nature. Keep it clean!
The entry must be square and at least 512x512 pixels in dimension.
Your entry must scale down well to 100x100. So if it looks good in its larger form, make sure that it will still look good when it is scaled down to the armatar size. Here are a few suggestions about this :
Sometimes keeping it simple is better. If you go into a lot of detail, it might not look as great when you scale it down. So keep in mind what the Armatar size will be and check often how it looks when it is scaled down.
Remember to save a lot while you are making it! Better to delete 20 -in between made- save files later on, than ending up with a finished piece you don't like or an end result that is showing up blurred when scaled down...
If you are able to do vector, by all means! That can help with the sharpness of the image. However, since they are small in Armatar size, this is probably not a big issue.
All entries must be fitting to the current contest's theme. If a certain entry is debatable to whatever extend, a Mod or Admin will give the decisive and final ruling for submission.
An entry must be completely original. You cannot use entire (or even elements from) pieces of artwork made by someone else, the entire armatar must be 100% created by you! A Moderator can ask you to provide conclusive proof that the entry was created by you entirely and you are obligated to provide this when asked for.

Plagiarism will not only exclude your submission by means of disqualification, it will also exclude you from participation in any future contests AND will have further consequences!

CLOSING DATE OF THIS CONTEST :

The contest will remain open untill mid/end January, so there's more than enough time for you to enter your artwork! Closing date will be announced whenever it's time...

WINNING SUBMISSIONS :

Every participant of an official edition of the Armor Games' Armatar Contest receives a well deserved Merit for submitting one -or more- entries to every separate edition held. This means a maximum of one Merit per participant, per edition.

Alongside this Merit for your participation, we now have a special non-game Quest to award for the winning submissions of the Armor Games' Armatar Contest!! This special Armatar Creator Quest will be bestowed upon the creators of the winning entries that were chosen for every contest held from now on. The winners will receive this Quest to show our appreciation for their outstanding work. Wear this Quest with pride!
Winners will be chosen after the edition is officially closed;
The winning entries are non-debatable, results are final;
The Quest can only be awarded to a user once per year. If a particular user wins several editions during the same year, they will only receive that particular Quest once, as we can not award a particular Quest a second time;
Every year there will be a new Armatar Creator Quest, which will be achievable for every participant;
As a special appreciation for their outstanding work, all the winners and their winning entries of every edition will be placed into the Armatar Creator Quest Winners Hall of Fame! (Official thread link will be implemented when created.)

Allright! Now grab your pencils and paper, and/or your mouse, and start making your wonderful original works of art! As always... be creative and amaze us! =)

Right, that's that... now, where's my hot coco? Ah! *blows* ...hmmmm... Yumm! ^^

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MrDayCee
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Simple, yet awesome @kegaumongo, as always!

That's awesome @LEGEND_beast! Much, MUCH clearer when sized down! Great job!!

Ferret
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So pretty Kega!

R2D21999
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Since the contest is closing in January, would that make the quest a 2014 or 2015 edition?

MrDayCee
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It will make the Quest a 2014 edition @R2D21999, since the contest started in 2014.

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http://s25.postimg.org/fn0qk8lnf/Present.png

http://s25.postimg.org/5bodrkty3/Small_present.png

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I missed the Halloween contest, so you all have to deal with the consequences.

512x512:
http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/no_photos_here/4a0c1f0c-b4d1-4935-a7d9-1a5ee6213ab2_zpsc260a660.jpg

100x100:
http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/no_photos_here/e1383c4a-b31e-4274-a7a7-dccbaa63124c_zps43d26573.jpg

I had another idea to go along with it, but its release depends entirely on if I even possess the art skills to pull it off. In other words, don't count on it.

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Okay I made an excited Santa lol, hope you like
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2014/345/8/1/santa_by_spaceskeleton-d89hlbj.png
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2014/345/4/b/santa2_by_spaceskeleton-d89hl3k.png

Arm_Candy
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http://s25.postimg.org/r1tzx8nfj/Snowman.png
Snowman

http://s25.postimg.org/b4v80iv1b/Christmas_Cookies.png
Christmas Cookies

http://s25.postimg.org/k1604glnj/Dark_Side_of_the_Claus.png
Dark Side of the Claus

http://s25.postimg.org/3rfu1kazj/Stellar_Hot_Chocolate.png
Stellar Hot Chocolate

amorboy
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Wow Awesome everyone !! keep up the good work !
@Arm_Candy Hey man awesome job , i have a idea for the stellar hot chocolate you can put some white dots on different parts of the globe showing its snowing and xmas or ... (i know it wouldnt be realistic but it would be cool i guess)

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Here's my entry, not sure if "Sandy Claws" is trade marked by Burton, if so I'll change it immediately.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-3ZTIhrMM_U0/VItf--pZRXI/AAAAAAAAAQQ/tqX4TMQYR28/s512-no/rip%2Bclaws.png
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-TdX9UKkN1X0/VItf-6Cyh0I/AAAAAAAAAQM/5elx_3jdOSI/s100-no/rip%2Bclaws%2B-%2BCopy.png
Guess I'm just stuck in Halloween.

Arm_Candy
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i have a idea for the stellar hot chocolate you can put some white dots on different parts of the globe showing its snowing and xmas

It was pretty plain looking before, at least as far as the winter theme goes.

But now it's a snowglobe!

http://s25.postimg.org/i77uup0nz/Stellar_HC_with_Snowglobe.png

The suggestion was much appreciated! I really hope it is snow on the globe and not marshmallows leaking out of tiny holes in the mug. Haha

SirLegendary
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@Frank_Frooton sigh, another deathly armatar huh?

thesakew
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http://s25.postimg.org/c0zsibf9r/Armor_Games_Winter.gif
Happy holidays! Hoho.

thesakew
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@kegaumongo Some presents

I wonder what is the inside of the presents.
SirLegendary
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@thesakew THAT IS AMAZING, props to you

Also, I see many people entering more than 1 entry, so may I enter another?

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