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Character Design Contest ♯132 (One Slot) Poll

Sorry this is up late, had a bit of trouble getting into the admin area after the switch back to the old layout.

Character Design Contest ♯131 (All In One) Winner

Well that was a disappointing turnout for the poll. Considering the quality of the entrants, to not even get 90 votes is rubbish. I can’t even say that people saw that the winner was running away with the vote and so they didn’t vote, because he only won by 14 votes. I don’t know.

Anyway, this weeks winner, by the aforementioned number of votes and picking up his first CDC win in the process, was Skoul for his piece HeatStroke. Congrats Skoul and well done to everyone who entered.

131 Skoul- HeatStroke

Character Of The Week: Ubiquitous Pixel- Spartacus Attacks

Gonna be a condensed COTW this week unfortunately, due to me being very short on time. But it’s not like there’s a lot that needs to be said about this one anyway, nor is there much that can be said, due to the fact that it is very hard to speak when ones jaw is on the floor. I mean look at how the pose was put together, the masking that makes up the torso is incredible and the same for the helmet. The entire thing just screams action. Job well done.

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Gallery: My Collection Of Creative Imagination

Character Design Contest ♯132- One Shot with One Slot

Ok guys, last week I gave you freedom to pretty much do anything you wanted. This week is going to be much the same. However, you can only use items from one category for your entry. For example, you could only make a picture using items from the Items-Right category, or you could make a picture from items from the Heads category. This should make for some interesting results.

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 ♯131 (All In One) Poll

Character Design Contest ♯130 (You’re Backgrounded) Winner

Ok, I’m pretty confident there wasn’t any jiggery-pokery going on with this weeks poll. There weren’t any sudden and inexplicable jump in votes for anyone, the leader maintained their lead all week (which might be a bit boring, but I’m fine with it) and it was quite close between some of the other placings. So I’m going to postpone making any changes to the poll format for now. Hopefully last week was just a fluke.

Anyway, the winner of this weeks poll was Cliff for his Mountain Lake. Congrats Cliff and well done to everyone who entered.

130 Cliff- MountainLake

Character Of The Week: DiCicatriz- AMS Villains

Choosing this weeks COTW was hard. Very hard. But I think I made the right choice out of the three I was contemplating. Considering whose art this is, whose characters they are redesigning and the fact that there’s multiple characters in the picture, it is a brilliant example of multiple aspects of character creation on Heromachine. Body shape, costume, facial expression, hair, posing, body language, shading, effects, item usage and masking, all present and more than correct here. All we need now is a background.

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Gallery: Mi Propia Realidad

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Character Design Contest ♯131- All In One

Considering we’ve had a months worth of contests covering posing, costume, faces/ hairstyles and backgrounds, what’s the logical next step?

That’s right, all of them together!

So, that’s you challenge this week. Your entry must include a non-standard posed character with an interesting costume, face and/or hairstyle and there must also be a background. Simple enough for me to say, but I know this will be a challenge for some people. Also, there are some people to whom this is their bread and butter, so getting on the poll is going to be tough.

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 ♯130 (You’re backgrounded) Poll

Now remember people, no funny business. I want a nice clean vote, ok.

Character Design Contest ♯129 (Heads Up) Winner & Public Service Announcement

This poll has been very unusual. It was led for most of the week by someone who has won both polls he’s been in this year and then basically overnight the person in second place jumps 25 votes to take a very comfortable victory. Now I’m not accusing anyone of anything (I can pretty much guarantee our winner wouldn’t have cheated and I doubt our second place finisher would do so either, considering how the poll turned out), but you have to admit that there is something fishy about the result. All I can say is, if I do find out that someone is fixing the vote on any of these CDC polls, there will be consequences. If it is a contestant, then they are going to be banned from competing for 4 contests, and if it is an outside party then the polls are going period, and I’ll just pick a winner. These contests are for fun, and people trying to skew the result in favour of one person takes away that aspect, not to mention if these contests were actually competitive, well, we all know how fixing a result is viewed in sport don’t we.

But anyway, enough of that. Let’s put the negativity aside now and get back to normal business. The winner of this weeks contest is DiCicatriz for his entry Threshold Transformation. Congrats DiCi and well done to everyone who entered.

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