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Icon Contest #20 - Old Glory

Discussion in 'The Arena' started by Mythic, Oct 1, 2020.

  1. Mythic

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    Create 3 icons for a model of your choice from a pool of contest winners. One icon for a portrait, and two icons for abilities. Classic submissions only.







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    • No submission may violate any of the site rules.
    • Your work must be mostly freehand. CnPs, trace-overs or heavy referencing existing artwork are not permitted. Use of textures and filter work is permitted.
    • You must show at least 2 Works-in-Progress (WIP) for each of your submissions, before the deadline, as proof that they're yours.
    • Drawing on canvas size smaller than 256x256 pixels: the .psd file may be required as the verification of authorship.
    • The icons must be made specifically for the contest. No previous works are allowed.
    • The icons must be uploaded to the Icon Section and linked in the contest thread before the submission period ends. Once uploaded, the icons mustn't be updated until the contest poll is over.
    • Teamwork is not allowed.
    • Judges may not participate.

    Breaking any of these rules may lead to punishment in the judgement score, up to disqualification from the contest, depending on the weight of the issue. In case of doubt towards a certain rule, you are very encouraged to discuss it in the contest thread, so judges and others may help with sorting it out.





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    • 1st place: 45 reputation points
    • 2nd place: 30 reputation points
    • 3rd place: 15 reputation points
    • Entry: 5 reputation points
    • Judge: 5 reputation points per entrant
    The three winners will receive an award icon representing the winning entry.




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    Technical Note How well-drawn the submission is, in terms of quality & artistry. Elements such as the color, shape, definition, clarity, shading, realism, proportions, details, and expressiveness will be considered. /55
    Creativity How unexpected and creative is the idea? How original and unique? /25
    Blizzard Style Is the style similar to standard icons? /10
    Theme Are the icons visually coherent? How fitting are they for chosen model? /10
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    Results calculation

    • Judgement: 70%
    • Poll: 30%
    Final Score = (30*Reached_Votes/POSSIBLE_VOTES) + (70*Average_Judge_Score/POSSIBLE_SCORE)


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    The contest shall begin on 1st of October 2020 and conclude on 10th of November 2020 GMT (day is included).




    Assigned Staff: @Mythic

    Previous Contest | Poll | Results
     
  2. Mythic

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    Contestant Icon 1 Icon 2 Icon 3 Entries
    Mr.Goblin 1 | 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
    Murlocologist 1 & 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
    PrinceYaser 1 | 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
    Wildfire 1 | 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
    Novart 1 | 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
    Name 1 | 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
    Name 1 | 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
    Name 1 | 2 1 | 2 1 | 2 [1] [2] [3]
     
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  3. Mr.Goblin

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    HUZZZAH! I'll definitly have a go at it! once I'm done with my busy schedual
     
  4. The Panda

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    Oh yaaa
     
  5. stein123

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    Holy crap, Pyramidhead and Dionesiist were so friggin amazing when it came to modelling, texturing and making creative animations too </3
     
  6. Murlocologist

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    Making icons either for Ember Knight or Stormforger.
     
  7. Mr.Goblin

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    Hell knight for me, I'm not very inspired by the others...
     
  8. PrinceYaser

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    Heck yeah! I'll come up with something, I suppose.
     
  9. Deolrin

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    I hope someone picks up the War Behemoth. :)
     
  10. Kyrbi0

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    I'm excited; not just to see another Icon Contest, but I love the idea of making use of the decade+ of great resources & Contests prior for future Contests. No better way to build up the community, increase the viability of it's resources, and introduce interesting constraints. : ) (though I'm a little sad at how few there are to choose from; couldn't go further back? Or grab the top 3 of each Contest?)

    But also, this is the first time I've noticed this little juicy nugget:
    Fan-friggin-tastic, I say.

    We've long known that getting Judges is the hardest part, and I've long thought that we should increase the rewards to try & entice more involvement. However I was thinking too small (going from 5 to 10 or 20 or even 50): scaling rewards based on the number of entrants not only makes complete & total sense, but it's a very robust way to reward Judges when the Judging gets long. Love it.

    Fingers crossed someone does the Toad Rider, or maybe the Hippocampus. The Frog Brewers are great but already have a solid portrait icon...
     
  11. The Panda

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    Guys, please promote more of this contest so others can see it more, spread the word!
     
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    Me.. Appear out of nowhere

    Model: Sir Avery Moltenstein
    Portrait

    Avery wip1.jpg Avery wip2.jpg
    How it look in icon size
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    One of my favorite old winners. : ) Nice!
     
  14. Murlocologist

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    Done with the portrait icon for Stormforger.
    Stormforger---Icon.png Stormforger--Icon.png
     
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  16. Novart

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    i will take a part on this contest.
     
  17. morbent

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    For some reason I always thought there were more than 20 icon contests.

    Cool to see one again, looking forward to the entries :)
     
  18. Kyrbi0

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    Morbent! My man.

    You're not sitting this one out, are ya?
     
  19. Wildfire

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    Some wip
    Icon size:
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    WIP
    Avery port big.jpg avery skill1 wip1.JPG avery skill1 wip2.JPG
     
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    I won't be participating Kyrbi. Just gonna look at the entries :)