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CDC #388 – International Justice!

Pack your bags and get ready for a trip around the world over the next few weeks.
First stop…the USA!

Your Character Design Challenge thus week is to use HM3 to create a hero inspired by the USA.

The winner this week will receive a HeroMachine rendering of my version of their winning design.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

You may enter up to three times.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShack, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png.

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this).

This contest will close at noon Eastern on Monday, November 12th.

CDC #386 – Haunted Houses – Prize for Xinmodic

Xinmodic's winning haunted house...

My design for its' inhabitant...

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CDC #386 – Haunted Houses – Results

Sorry for the late posting but I am currently working on productions of Phantom and Threepenny Opera, so I am just getting around to this when there was a break in the madness.

Anywho....

This week's win goes to Xinmodic. The concept and details are very strong, and the overall piece is impressive in it's use of items and creativity. Well done you!

 

Your prize will be posted to the blog later thus week.

 

 

CDC #387 – Trick or Treat!

It’s Halloween week!!!

Your Character Design Challenge thus week is to use HM3 to create a truly frightening Halloween costume. It can be a classic movie monster like Dracula or the Wolf Man or a completely original character. It can be for an adult or for a child. Just have fun

The winner this week will receive a HeroMachine rendering of my version of their winning entry.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

You may enter up to three times.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShack, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png.

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this).

This contest will close at noon Eastern on Monday, November 5th.

 

CDC #385 – Let Your Villain Flag Fly – Prize for Ubiquitous Pixel

UP's villain...Pale Tiger.

My arch enemy of Pale Tiger...

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CDC #386 – Haunted Houses!

In honour of Halloween being just around the corner, your challenge this week is to use Heromachine 3 to create a creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky…an altogether ooky haunted house!

 

The winner this week will receive a HeroMachine rendering of my design of the person/creature that answers the door when trick or treaters come calling.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

You may enter up to three times.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShack, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png.

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this).

This contest will close at noon Eastern on Monday, October 29th.

CDC #385 – Let Your Villain Flag Fly – Results!

Great entries all around this week.

Honourable mention gores to Superfly30 for Devil Tyrant.

Very creative approach...love the background.

Runner up this week is Kellkin's  Sonic Cyborg.

Nice posing and wonderful metal effects.

And the win goes out to...

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CDC 384 – Sirens – Prizes for Rossoftheyear and StarkillerX!

Rossoftheyear's original...

My take...

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CDC 384 – Sirens – Results!

Another week of  great entries, and my I say, it is really nice to see some newcomers entering the Thunderdome!

Runner up this week goes to Xinmodic for this beautiful piece.

Great colour and attention to detail...as always. Nice job!

And the win this week goes out to ...

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CDC #385 – Let Your Villain Flag Fly!

Your challenge this week is to visit the Supervillain Name and Title link posted below and come up with a truly evil version of your amazing self!

https://imgur.com/gallery/26dIgUO/comment/301062018

The winner this week will receive a HeroMachine rendering of a custom made hero to do battle with your villainous alter-ego.

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

You may enter up to three times.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShack, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png.

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this).

This contest will close at noon Eastern on Sunday, October 21st.