Nominations, please!

Instead of the usual Open Critique Day, I wanted to make a thread where each of you can nominate one however many HeroMachine illustrations you want (either of yours or someone else’s) that you think ought to be in the Hall of Fame gallery here on the site. Just post a link to them in the comments along with a few words about why you think they should be enshrined for all posterity.

Have at it! Tomorrow I’ll add at least one to the gallery from the received nominations.

ETA: I changed it so you can only nominate a piece by someone other than yourself and as many as you want. I think that gets more to the spirit of the thing, which is that I want to see what you think is a “great” piece of HM art. Not just good, but great, something that ought to make people sit back in their chairs on viewing and go “Wow”.

66 Responses to Nominations, please!

  1. MisterDinoMan

    It might seem a bit arrogant to post an image of my own making here, but I’m really proud of this on.

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/misterdinoman/2012/04/Amorpha.PNG

  2. I’m confused. Is this a contest, or should we be picking from illustrations that have ALREADY been posted here?

  3. Skybandit:
    I’m confused.Is this a contest, or should we be picking from illustrations that have ALREADY been posted here?

    It’s not a contest, it’s supposed to be for images that have already been posted.

    All the ones I added yesterday, for instance, came from Sean David Ross’ collection on the UGO forums of illustrations (by him and by others) that he particularly liked. He felt the Hall of Fame here didn’t represent most of the ones he loved. I got all charged up looking through his selections so I wanted to broaden it out to more people.

    Unlike a contest, I might not pick any of the ones people suggest here up in the HoF, or I might pick twenty. I just want to see the sorts of things other people love.

  4. Oh i don’t want to be out of this, but i not nominate myself.

    I nominate Kytana – Cyborg contest entry.

    http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/6881/kytanacyborg.png

    Very powerfull and storytelling picture. She made the first try of the side body, but the picture is awesomly good.

  5. Original post edited to reflect that I want only nominations by people other than yourself, and you can post as many as you want.

  6. Ok so more nominate. – Sorry i don’t want to wait for the topic moderate so i made my nomination for alone posts.

    I nominate Alvascus – Wrath

    Very powerfull concept and execution. Very deserved for the hall of fame.

    http://files.sharenator.com/alvacascus_wrath-s465x601-283914-external.png

  7. Someone who deserves some “Hall of Fame” love is the amazing Blue Blazer! Here are some examples of his work,

    http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=80982&d=1320985803
    http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=79825&d=1313617718
    http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=79615&d=1312977574

    This is just a sample of his vast library of awesome images. I strongly suggest all machiners check them out.

    Blue Blazer – http://forums.ugo.com/showthread.php?t=29487

  8. My third nomination. Is PapaKrok – Godia the soul seeker

    http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c153/jaybjoke/papakrok-GodiaSoulSeeker.jpg

    Very good 3/4 view with great execution. The shadow is very great. I think also very reserved for the Hall of Fame.

  9. MY fourth is Asder Libra Contest entry.

    Great pose and clever execution. I personally love all of Asder Creation. But specially i love this with the theme.

    Asder – Libra

    http://i1190.photobucket.com/albums/z456/asder0072/Libra.jpg

  10. My fifth Nomination is FRM – CosmicCore

    I think this is the best revision of a Cosmic type superhero. The execution is very clever and the idea is very cool.

    http://frmartworks.wikispaces.com/file/view/cosmicore.png/303471914/666×839/cosmicore.png

  11. Sixth Nomination is Kaylin – Virgo entry contest.

    I think this it one of the beautiest hm picture of all time. I very like the execution and the progress of Kaylin artistic improve.

    http://i1111.photobucket.com/albums/h464/Kaylin88100/Kaylin88100-Virgo.png

  12. Sevent Nomination. – All of Trekkie Robot animals.

    The reason is very clean for why i choose all of the robot animals. Trekkie made all of this animals with only items. I think works all reserved the Hall of Fame.

  13. i nominate AMS’ “King”. it is pleasing to the eye, and it was ingenious to use the companion’s feet.
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/ams/2012/03/KING.png

  14. The first I would like to nominate is Vampyrist’s Jack! With me being a huge Halloween fan, this creation just amazed me with the detail and color work!

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/vampyrist/2012/07/Jack-I.png

    The second I would like to nominate is MisterDinoMan’s NightWarrior! The work with the color scheme and the swords is just great!

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/misterdinoman/2012/07/Nightwarrior.PNG

    The third I would like to nominate is Scatman’s Blue Lightning! I love the pose and the highlights on this character. They work perfectly together!

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/scatman/2012/06/scatman-BLUE-LIGHNING.png

    My fourth nomination is AMS’s DUNGEON with dragons! This is one of my favorites from AMS, I like the pose with the swords and the placement of the dragons!

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/ams/2012/03/ams-DUGEON-with-dragons.png

    Thanks!

    -NHA247

  15. Thanks NHA247! Just as a tip, you don’t need to put the IMG tags around the links, as that won’t turn them into clickable text. Just paste the link in directly and WordPress automatically converts it.

  16. Well i added those in wrong but hopefully my edited post fixed it haha

  17. Oh ok thanks Jeff!

  18. I’d Like to Nominate “Carla Aegis” By Harlequin

    http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/1106/tarkabarkacarlaaegiself.png

  19. Ximero isn’t represented here yet–this one is great . . .

    Noomph.jpg

  20. yeesh–I can’t get it to work.

  21. MisterDinoMan

    Herr D:
    yeesh–I can’t get it to work.

    this what you’re looking for?
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/ximero/2012/04/Noomph.jpg

  22. ams: Someone who deserves some “Hall of Fame” love is the amazing Blue Blazer! Here are some examples of his work,http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=80982&d=1320985803http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=79825&d=1313617718http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=79615&d=1312977574This is just a sample of his vast library of awesome images. I strongly suggest all machiners check them out.Blue Blazer – http://forums.ugo.com/showthread.php?t=29487

    I really love this guys work thanks for the link!

  23. Herr D:
    yeesh–I can’t get it to work.

    You can just cut and paste the URL from your browser bar into the comment box.

  24. This is great seeing some creations i have never even known were in the forums!

  25. Zyp:
    Deep Blue
    Cyborg Dj
    Black Suit (I think this is my favourite by Zyp…)

    Papakrok:
    Marshall X
    Pisces Slumber
    Battle Orb

    Kytana
    Dieb

    Meniukas
    Siamese Twins

    Kingslaughter
    Nogh Azur Portal Guardian (Really like this one….)

    Atomic Punk
    Huginn Muninn

    Morzan
    Junkie (Is this already in the HoF?)
    http://www.heromachine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Morzan_Junkie.jpg

    Alvacascus
    Greed
    Home Late

    I’m pretty sure Dual Lissom is already in the Hof…..

  26. Harlequin’s Love is always Win just seems to be on a completely different level.

  27. YouAlreadyKnowIthink

    i nominate anything dblade has ever made :3

  28. The Atomic Punk

    Dumb question… is today the only day for noms or is this an all-weekend blog? I’m at work and sober for maybe another hour.

  29. The Atomic Punk:
    Dumb question… is today the only day for noms or is this an all-weekend blog?I’m at work and sober for maybe another hour.

    This is a travel weekend for me, so I reckon we can give it till Sunday or so.

  30. Thundersong

    Heyla!

    I would like to nominate Djuby’s entry from the Alchemist contest the use of coloring and masking and placement of the pieces all work.

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/djuby/2012/06/djuby.aldonzaferdelance.jpg.jpg

    and also Harlequin’s entry from the same contest. It is just the Bomb! The colors, her face and the positioning of the main character herself. Awesome work!

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/tarkabarka/2012/06/Harlequin_One_more_magic_Potion.png

  31. Thundersong

    Heyla!

    Here is another nomination! This one, hopefully can be used comes from the SODWA contest. DiCicatriz’s Wrath. The shading and colors are awesomely put together. Especially the Highlights.

    http://www.heromachine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/DiCicatriz-1-Wrath_Brute.png

    Then there is The Imp’s entry for the “Countries” Contest, Golden Fleece, the Color combination and the pose draws the viewer, well it does for me!

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/the-imp/2012/07/Imp-GoldenFleece.png

  32. Ugh. You guys are so awesome it makes me want to cry.

  33. I would like to nominate Djuby’s entry from the Alchemist contest the use of coloring and masking and placement of the pieces all work.

    Thank you for the nomination, but at the time I did Aldonza I has no idea how masking even worked. What you see is actually all layering and parts of pieces hidden by others. If you could scan the perimeter you would find millions…ok not millions…of basic insignia shapes cleaning the edges. I have much more free time now that I know how masking works! David

  34. Marquis Samedi

    Look at it, it’s so shiny and smooth!
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/ams/2012/04/SPECIAL-POLICE.png

    This one was a pop quiz winner, so I guess it slipped through, but Shiboreth’s portrait is so naturalistic and great.
    http://www.heromachine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Shiboreth_Portrait.png

    I love abominal401’s massive chunky mechs built out of guns and metal parts.
    http://www.heromachine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/abominal401-Desert-Star-lowres.png

    I love the coloring, the level of detail, the pose, it’s all fantastically gaudy.
    http://www.heromachine.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Kingslaughter_Cyber_Rogue.png

    Also, Jeff, I’ve noticed that sometimes the Featured Character in the upper left doesn’t actually appear in the Hall of Fame itself. Vermillion Vespanaut is one of them, I’m sure there are a couple more.

  35. Lime’s Kelda and Ref is also pretty good.

  36. Just a note in case anyone gets confused — the trolls have been shown the door. Carry on!

  37. pyrodude760

    i dont have the full team view but the zodiac commandos

  38. pyrodude760

    im talking about the zodiac commandos ripoff of the g.i. joes wannabe time deal

  39. One last one from me, I think. Dreams by Meniukas.

  40. This then coolest humanoid hybrid,colors design,you name it.
    hard to choose for most of the work is top notch!
    GRASSHOPPER By Djuby
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/djuby/2012/07/grasshopper1.JPG

  41. Another from djuby.The use of the items and the colorwork is innovative.and clever…
    Borealis
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/djuby/2012/07/djuby-borealis.jpg

  42. Wow This is some impressive nominations. I cant really tell whos gonna win. But fair play to everyone here

  43. This peice of work like many of the others is a “sit back and say WOW”about piece!hard to chose amongs meniukas’s beautiful creations.
    This one particularly has something new to offer every time you look at it.
    well item use and great posing!
    MENIUKAS”S -TIEFLING SPACE RUOGE
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/meniukas/2012/03/meniukas-tiefling-space-ruoge.png

  44. Geat item application’s.Things that make you say hmmm.
    Iscariot’s SoulLess…
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/iscarioto/2012/07/Iscarioto_SoulLessRedux.png

  45. ok,this might be my last there is soooo much delicious food in the HM buffet but I can only give so much.One of my favorite character creaters ams,with
    (I want the action figure)…
    ATLAS
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/ams/2012/06/ATLAS.png

  46. YouAlreadyKnowIthink: i nominate anything dblade has ever made :3

    Second the motion.

  47. I haven’t forgotten about this, but it’s taking me a bit longer to get the time to go through them than I hoped. Soon, though! And thanks for all the great suggestions.

  48. Marquis Samedi: Also, Jeff, I’ve noticed that sometimes the Featured Character in the upper left doesn’t actually appear in the Hall of Fame itself. Vermillion Vespanaut is one of them, I’m sure there are a couple more.

    Sorry about that, I’ll try to see if I can get that one in. There was a longish period where the HoF code didn’t work, and I was trying out various solutions that also didn’t work, before figuring out how to do it. Quite a few slipped through the cracks in the course of all that shuffling and refiling.

  49. ams:
    Someone who deserves some “Hall of Fame” love is the amazing Blue Blazer!Here are some examples of his work,

    http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=80982&d=1320985803
    http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=79825&d=1313617718
    http://forums.ugo.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=79615&d=1312977574

    This is just a sample of his vast library of awesome images.I strongly suggest all machiners check them out.

    Blue Blazer – http://forums.ugo.com/showthread.php?t=29487

    I would agree!