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Character Design Challenge #491 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part 9 – Results

This week's winner is Watson Bradshaw

Character Design Challenge #491 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part 9

A lone wonan stands in a misty underground tunnel

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character. This week we tackle the mysterious Apparition.
Hero Name: Apparition
Real Name: unknown
Age: unknown
Powers: The ability to walk through solid structures of any kind, magic
Backstory: ?
The winning entrant will receive my HM3 version of their winning character
The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way.
Rules for posts, contests, and challenges:
Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. 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;
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 on Sunday, March 21st at 10:00 am Eastern

Character Design Challenge #490 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part 8 – Results

This week's win goes to Watson Bradshaw for Shadow Fox

Great atmosphere and I love the mask Well done you

Thanks to all who entered

Character Design Challenge #490 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part 8


The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character.

This week we tackle the villain squad’s archer.
Hero Name: ?
Real Name: Colin Welsh
Age:32
Country of origin: Great Britain
Powers: ?
Backstory: ?

The winning entrant will receive my HM3 version of their winning character
The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way.
Rules for posts, contests, and challenges:
Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. 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;
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 on Sunday, March 14th at 10:00 am Eastern

Character Design Challenge #489 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part 7 – Results

Before gettting onto the winner, I have to give a shout out to Commandante. Great look and awesome colours.

Colourr proved very importants this week as the winning entry shares a palette with Commandante. Smart choices to take the red and green from the Mexican flag. And the winner is...
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Character Design Challenge #489 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part 7


The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character. This week we tackle the Hero squad’s fan favourite.
Hero Name: Ajetreo
Real Name: Luisa Vargas
Age:18
Country of origin: Mexico
Powers: Luis has honed her parkour skills to a fine art on the streets and alleys of Mexico City. Her athleticism is legendary. She alwayss draws huge crowds at every Hero-Con she attends.
The winning entrant will receive my HM3 version of their winning character
The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way.
Rules for posts, contests, and challenges:
Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. 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;
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 on Sunday, March 1st at 10:00 am Eastern

Character Design Challenge #488 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part6 – Results

Great job this week folks. All the entries were next level.
It was a very hard decision to pick a winner this week, but I did it anyway.
The win goes to Scott Wweyers.

It is great to see an artist continue to improve with every entry Well done you!
Thanks to all who entered.

Character Design Challenge #488 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part6


The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character. This week we tackle the villain squad’s hired killer.

Villain Name: The Silk Assassin
Real Name: Rose Takashi
Age:40
Country of origin: Japan
Powers: Trained by her father in a variety of martial arts and the use of historical weaponry, Rose turned her grief into vengeance following the assassination of her father by a corrupt politician. Currently aligned with villains, Rose’s dedication is constantly questioned by the other group members.

The winning entrant will receive my HM3 version of their winning character
The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way.
Rules for posts, contests, and challenges:
Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. 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;
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 on Sunday, February 28th at 10:00 am Eastern

Character Design Challenge #487 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part5 – Results

Hey folks First thing I have to do is offer my apology for getting behind on the prizes. Work is being a bit crazy as wwe are in production for our two spring shows - Spring Awakening and Pippin I promise that I will get to them all, but it may be late than any time soon.

This week the win goes to Antony Bradshaw.

This is a sexy and dynamic piece of work, and the use of items is fantastic Well done you!

Thanks to all who entered.

Character Design Challenge #487 – Team Building – Volume 4 – Part5


The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character. This week we tackle the hero squad’s speedster.
Hero Name:?
Real Name: Lewis Chen
Age:16
Country of origin: China
Powers: speed. Lewis started life in a petri dish in a lab. Designed to be part of an elite military squad, Lewis used his speed to escape the very system that created him.
Weapons: None required
The winning entrant will receive my HM3 version of their winning character
The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way.
Rules for posts, contests, and challenges:
Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters.No characters based on Official RPG NPC's ( Non-Player Characters ). Please keep all submissions PG13. 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;
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 on Sunday, February 21st at 10:00 am Eastern