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Let the Wild Wonders begin! [May. 9th, 2006|12:18 am]
Aikarin
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Spent most of the weekend running errands, trying to repair my guitar, and working on pony projects.
And...the Midsummer Contest has officially started!

Getting the new submission form working was tough. It works, but isn't as pretty as I'd like. If I have time tomorrow, I'll tinker with it some more.

The deadline is June 4th, which gives you plenty of time to work on your designs BEFORE submitting them. LOL, I know some of you have been waiting all year for this. ^_~

****Update 5/12: Seems like the entry form is no longer working. I'll be tinkering with it this weekend...please stay tuned for an update. Also, the entry deadline will be extended. Sorry for the inconvenience.****

Click on the button to reach the Midsummer 2006 contest!


Oh, and I'm almost finished with Flanker:

I love that purple color! ^_^

And there was a quick update to my "Links" page...you might need to re-load the page to see the changes. That's it for now...I'll answer posts and e-mail first thing in the morning...just too sleepy right now. >_<
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[User Picture]From: thewildorchids
2006-05-09 04:06 pm (UTC)
YAY! for Midsummer!

I have only one question: Why is the base image so small? It's hard to get detail in such a little area! :o(
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[User Picture]From: aikarin
2006-05-09 07:44 pm (UTC)
I didn't think it was that small...most of my concept sketches are smaller than that. If you need more space, you can draw around the pony outline & move the text off to one side. Just remember, the files will be run through a batch program to make the thumbnails. So, if you move the actual pony or resize the image, the thumbnail won't look right.
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[User Picture]From: yodallama
2006-05-09 09:19 pm (UTC)
Yay! This will give me something to work on, I've been so bored lately, and I love the Midsummer contest! I'm excited to see all the designs you get ^_^
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[User Picture]From: scarab_dynasty
2006-05-09 10:49 pm (UTC)
By "wild wodners" does that mean it HAS to be an animal? what baout ivy, or jungle creepers?
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From: (Anonymous)
2006-05-10 03:53 am (UTC)

Contest

It doesn't have to be "Wild Wonders" at all, it can be whatever you want!
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[User Picture]From: scarab_dynasty
2006-05-10 01:54 pm (UTC)

Re: Contest

Oh, goodie. Then I have just the entry ^_^
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[User Picture]From: scarab_dynasty
2006-05-10 02:18 pm (UTC)
Aikarin, having read your rules I realsied a problem with one of my designs - it looks exactly like it's based on another character, and I didn't even realise I was doing it. It's not, really SUPPSOED to be based on that character it just... happened. is it alright for me to still enter it?
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From: (Anonymous)
2006-05-10 07:46 pm (UTC)

cool!

I Can't wait for the midsummer contest! I made a really cool pony. Good luck to any who enter! Thanks aikarin for making another contest...:0) flanker looks really cool and like he's comming along well.
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[User Picture]From: missy_bug
2006-05-10 10:30 pm (UTC)
UUHHHGGG! it wont let me upload my picture! i havnt changed A THING! it just says were sorry this picture could not be uploded for these reasons... and it dosent even give me reasons! IM SO TICKED OFF!!!
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[User Picture]From: scarab_dynasty
2006-05-10 10:47 pm (UTC)
Aikarin, i'm having trouble uploading my pictures - every time I try I get a warning message: that the file can't be uploaded :(
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[User Picture]From: gypsystears
2006-05-10 11:29 pm (UTC)
Ditto. HTML oops probably - those things are SO easy to goof up if you mistype something.
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From: (Anonymous)
2006-05-11 06:55 pm (UTC)
I just wonder, can i live in another country and be in the competition?
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[User Picture]From: sailorangei
2006-05-16 04:36 pm (UTC)
Oh he looks AMAZING! I haven't been able to get online lately but Steve has been checking on him every now and then. We can't wait to get him! ^__^
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