Category Archives: Character Design Challenges

CDC#392 – Results

Only two entries this week.

The win goes to Ubiquitous Pixel for Saker.

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

Now...

I would be remiss if I did not mention the piece by Augusto Darouiche. The thought and research that went into it is truly admirable.

So, I would like to do a modern hero version of your character just to thank you for an outstanding entry.

It will be posted ti the blog later this week.

CDC #393 – International Justice!

Pack your bags and get ready for a trip around the world over the next few weeks.

Next stop…Japan!

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

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, December 17th.

CDC #391 – International Justice – Prize for StarkillerRX

StarkillerRx's original...

My take...

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CDC #392 – International Justice!

Pack your bags and get ready for a trip around the world over the next few weeks.

Next stop…Mongolia!

Your Character Design Challenge this week is to use HM3 to create a hero inspired by Mongolia.

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, December 10th.

CDC #391 – International Justice – Results

This week's winner is StarkillerRX for Solomonar. Such a cool idea for a character, and a fascinating mythology that not only taught me something, but actually peaked my curiosity to learn more about these beings.

Well done you.

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

CDC #390 – International Justice – Prizes for Ubiquitous Pixel and Thundersong!

UP's original...

Thundersong's original...

My takes on...

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CDC #390 – International Justice – Results

This was a really tough one to call. So much so that I am torn between two entries. Therefore we have a tie! Our two winners are...

Matador by Ubiquitous Pixel and...

 

Bruxa Vingadora-by Thundersong.

Both beautifully rendered, and intriguing characters.

Your prizes will be posted in the blog page later this week.

CDC #391 – International Justice!

Pack your bags and get ready for a trip around the world over the next few weeks.

Next stop…Romania!

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

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, December 3rd.

CDC #389 – International Justice – Prize for Ubiquitous Pixel

UP's original...

My take...

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CDC #389 – International Justice – Results

Sorry for the late posting, but it is tech week for Phantom, and I am literally posting this in the 5 minutes between fittings.

Runner up this week goes to the ethereal Cailleach Bhuer by Thundersong.

And the win goes to...

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