Coloring contest July 2007

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Coloring contest July 2007

Postby Kuro-Mizu » Thu Jul 05, 2007 10:46 am

Well here is the july edition of the coloring contest!

The rules have not changed but here they are-

1. color the PROVIDED lines

2. GO CRAZY... use whatever medium you want and be creative.

3. keep it caa appropriate of course!

4. HAVE FUN!

this months lineart is provided by christian kitsune... and it looks really fun! I recommend everyone go wild with this one!

here it is-

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Postby Aileen Kailum » Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:59 am

Cool lineart... I might try to enter this month...
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Postby Peregrine » Tue Jul 10, 2007 8:27 am

hmm. I might try this one...but you can't count on me to actually finish. X)
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Postby Kuro-Mizu » Tue Jul 10, 2007 11:35 am

I would love to see both of you in the contest Aileen Kailum and Peregrine.
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Postby ChristianKitsune » Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:34 pm

I hope this line art is okay for everyone! ^_^ I hope you have fun coloring it, and coming up with why they are all bandaged up bwahaha...
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Postby Souba » Fri Jul 13, 2007 11:57 am

Wow Kitsune, I love the line art! I'll see what i can do to honor it. ;)
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Postby ShadowCat » Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:46 am

I have an entry! I'm still working on it, though. This line art was perfect for the technique I'm working on. >3<
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Postby ChristianKitsune » Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:47 am

yaai..

I hope I didn't ruin this month's contest...=3=
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Postby ShadowCat » Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:36 pm

ChristianKitsune wrote:yaai..

I hope I didn't ruin this month's contest...=3=

You did not. How dare you think that way?! =3=
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Postby ChristianKitsune » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:48 pm

no one is entering XD -_-
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Postby Kuro-Mizu » Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:15 pm

Almost no one entered last month either... I think their is just... Lack of interest in the contest... I dunno... I may stop hosting them!
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Postby Aileen Kailum » Thu Jul 19, 2007 6:48 pm

No! I'm going to enter! I'm just lazy!

Actually.... if no one else enters, that raises my chances of winning. \o.o/

Kidding. By no means do I want to be the only contestant. Bring on the competition!

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Postby ChristianKitsune » Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:06 pm

nuuuuuu

I would have entered....but...Con season...D: busy busy busy.
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Postby Kuro-Mizu » Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:36 pm

Well I know their are still a few faithful supporters of the contest. But most have moved on and Jaden Mental's Original character contest has really taken the show I think.

I think Maybe it would be better if we just started up a lineart bin here on CAA. We would include all of the previous linearts from previous months contests and then as artist wanted they could add lineart to the bin for other artists to color. I think many artists who were just starting to practice their coloring skills here on CAA would find it VERY helpful!

what do you guys think?
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Postby ShadowCat » Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:51 pm

Don't be dissin' the Coloring Contest. B[

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Postby SailorDove » Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:07 am

Actually, a coloring page bin would be nice. I'm not much for competition & don't really have a vision for each month's page. Though I do enjoy seeing other's entries.

And it would be fun for it to be a mix of artists' line art & anime coloring pages.
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Postby ChristianKitsune » Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:25 pm

XDDDD Shadowcat, that's priceless! XDDD

So is this a coloring contest AND a caption game? :3
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Postby Kuro-Mizu » Fri Jul 20, 2007 3:47 pm

XD awesome conversation Shadowcat. And I loved the colors you used...

whose dissing the coloring contest? I'm definitely not. I would not have hosted them for a year if I didn't care about them.

But their have been like NO entries the past couple months. And it just keeps getting worse every month. I guess I'm just getting discouraged but I don't think we can ever really revive them.
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Postby ChristianKitsune » Fri Jul 20, 2007 5:11 pm

offer prizes? O_o thats the only thing I can think of for now...

I hope more people enter though...-_- I dont want to put in my entry...unless I have too.
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Postby ShadowCat » Fri Jul 20, 2007 6:24 pm

Srsly. :[
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Postby Aileen Kailum » Sat Jul 21, 2007 9:43 pm

Nice entry, ShadowCat! I liked your captions.

Well, here's my entry.

Guy: Hey, they call it "extreme spoons" for a reason.
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Postby ShadowCat » Sun Jul 22, 2007 1:11 am

Very nice! \o.o/
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Postby soul alive » Sun Jul 22, 2007 4:03 am

wah! I haven't been around CAA hardly at all this month. :(
I won't be able to participate this month in either contest, even though I'd really like to. I'm starting the final projects for my summer classes, and have next to no free-time. ;_;

I'll be back in full force next month, though - *evil laugh*

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Though, maybe a sort of advert campaign might not be ill-advised. Now that we can have image signatures again, maybe a banner for the contest in participant's signatures, as well as spreading the word in other places where members/new recruits might find out and want to join - like deviantArt.
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Postby Kuro-Mizu » Sun Jul 22, 2007 11:13 am

OH... I totally have a very...Unorthodox idea for next months contest due to SoulAlive's suggestion! ^_^ BE PREPARED! >.<

ANd wow Aileen Kailum! those are some really awesome colored pencils... I lov ethe colors you chose.
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Postby ArtShapedBOx » Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:27 am

Hello! Hehe, for those that didn't see my intro thread.. I'm new! Kinda. :lol:

Woo, anyway.. I saw Ashley's post about the winners of last month's coloring contest on the front page, and teh link to this month's contest.. and I loved the line art! So.. I figured I'd give it a try. ^^;

Tis probably my third or fourth time coloring line art, but I've been using photoshop for quite a while.

Heh, once I got started I couldn't stop.. I worked on it until about.. 1am or so.. then I actually stayed up past 3am messing with it! Mainly tweaking stuff that no one would possibly ever notice! Woo! :D ..I can't help it. T__T

Anyway.. here it be. Kinda cel-shaded, kinda not.. hehe. :forehead:
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Postby Kuro-Mizu » Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:49 am

YAYS! Awesome entry heartshapedbox! And funny quote...

this month was as much a caption contest as it was a coloring contest LOL

I think I will close etries on monday! SO GET THOSE LAST MINUTE ONES DONE!
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Postby ChristianKitsune » Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:46 pm

Awesome job, Artshapedbox! ^_^ I loved the caption! :3 and you did a great job with their outfits XD! This is truly a great coloring job! the background is really nifty too.
XD I stay up that late or later working on artwork...I feel your pain.

just for fun here is my version, but I am not entering.

I am also uploading some fun tshirt designs that I made based off of this drawing XD
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Postby ArtShapedBOx » Fri Jul 27, 2007 11:04 pm

Oooh, hahah. xD

Rabbit rodeo... I should have guessed!! :lol: I love the shirt designs, by the way! :D

And thanks again ~ I'm very glad you like my coloring efforts! Hehe, any more compliments and I might blush, though. :3 ..yea, doesn't take much.. :shake:

Tehe, but it did feel good to get into something enough that I forsook sleep to work on it! xD It had been a while.. :)

And.. way past my bed time now.. nighty night, CAA! *waves* ^__^
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Postby Kuro-Mizu » Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:31 am

I can no longer see ANY of your entries... So I can not judge the contest at the moment.. >.<

sorry I posted about the issue... Let's see what mith says!
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Postby ArtShapedBOx » Thu Aug 02, 2007 8:53 am

Attached images seems to be working again.. woo! :jump:
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