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Character Design Contest ♯136- Winging It

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Anyway, basically the idea here is you create a character that has wings. It’s that simple. Doesn’t have to be a humanoid character mind you, but it has to have wings. (Quick tip, there’s a pegasus in the companions section that has some really nice wings, so take a look at what masking you can do with them if you feel so inclined as to not use any of the backplane wings). Oh and the wings don’t have to be your standard angel configuration either (from the shoulder blades).

Have fun, and if you get stuck, just wing it…

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: 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. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to 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.

Character Design Contest ♯135 (Modern Gods) Poll

Character Design Contest ♯134 (Itemised) Winner

Having a hidden result seems to still be working for the voting turn out. And this week was a blinder. Two people ran away with it from the start (and when I say ran away with it, the person who came second got 20 more votes than third, fourth and fifth combined) and eventually finished with only 3 votes separating them. And surprisingly, it wasn’t the guy who created the items used in this contest that won. It was someone who, to the best of my knowledge, hasn’t won a CDC before. That person being Ubiquitous Pixel, who won with his Refulgent Beetle. So congrats UP and well done to everyone who entered.

134 Ubiquitous Pixel- Refulgent Beetle

Character Of The Week: Ubiquitous Pixel- The Villain

You know, it’s very hard to write this post sometimes, because you end up repeating yourself a lot. In the case of this weeks pick, there are a few flaws (not shading the shoes, wonky eyes, oddly positioned swords) which are of set by some excellent bits (posing decisions like the slight tilt of the head, the torn clothing, the shading) to make a picture, which whilst not perfect, is certainly good enough to be at the top of this weeks list.

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Gallery: My Collection Of Creative Imagination

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Character Design Contest ♯135- Modern Gods

So guys, this week I want you to do a modern take on a God from some form of Mythology. This can take the form of doing a superhero version a-la Marvel’s Thor or doing an everyday version, I don’t much mind which. If you can think of some other way of modernising mythological deities then I’ll be interested to see it, so don’t go asking “is this ok”. Just go with it. Most of you can tell ancient from modern right?

Of course there are some stipulations. 1. No Greek/ Roman Gods. They are obvious, cliche and I plan to do a contest on them at some point in the near future. 2. No Gods from any current major world religions. We don’t want to offend anyone do we, even if offence isn’t intended.

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: 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. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to 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.

Character Design Contest ♯134 (Itemised) Poll

Character Design Contest ♯133 (Great Intelligence) Winner

Well, hiding the poll result seems to have worked. This weeks poll had almost double the votes of last weeks and the top three were separated by less than 15 votes, so it wasn’t a run away victory either. I wouldn’t say that it threw up any real surprises either, because the two pictures I thought would win were the top 2, all be it in reverse order of how I expected them to finish. But anyway, I’m rambling. This weeks winner was Cliff for his entry, Dr Mental. Congrats Cliff and well done to all our other entries.

133 Cliff- DrMental

Character Of The Week: AMS- Mirage

Ok, first things first, sorry there wasn’t a COTW up last Friday. I’d had a very busy end to the week and I just forgot. Stuff happens sometimes unfortunately, but don’t worry I won’t make a habit of it. Anyway, to make up for it, have some AMSing art. Why? Because he’s the best. Always was, probably always will be. Flash fact. Oh and anyone who says that this face isn’t one of the most beautiful they’ve seen done in heromachine needs to go replace their eyes because they are obviously broken. Same goes for the costume.

Gallery: does anyone really need a link to this anymore?

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Happy Birthday Kaldath

Today marks the birthday of our head moderator Kaldath, so I thought it would be a good idea for us all to take a moment out to thank Kaldath for all he does for the Heromachine community and wish him a Happy Birthday. He’s taking a week off for personal reasons, so hopefully we can all make him feel better.

So hope you have a great birthday dude. Thanks for keeping us lot in line.

Character Design Contest ♯134- Itemised

Ok guys, earlier this week MadJack was kind enough to provide us with a plethora of new items to use. You can find a list of them here. So your challenge this week is simple. You must create an image using any three of these items. That’s it. Well no actually that’s not it. You must use items from three different sub-categories (e.g. headgear-standard, headgear-glasses and insignia-shapes would be a viable combination, but not three from insignia-shapes, so no blood-splatter overuse). Hopefully that’s clear enough.

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: 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. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to 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.