16? Is it really 16? Mm, I'll go with 16 ...
On the first Friday of every month (or whenever we can be bothered), the Art Forum has a special event called "FLOOD THE PORTAL FRIDAY", huzzazles!
The idea is to 'swamp' the art portal with the same thumbnail, with pics based on the same theme, right at the same time.
This is not a competition, it's just a bit of dumb fun. Although there are some guidelines:
- Make sure the thumbnail of your pic is EXACTLY the one shown below. Don't make it blue, don't flip it, don't change the text, don't do anything! That's meant to be the icon that will Flood the Portal! You can change or remove it later on... just keep in mind that it will ruin the tag search if you do :P
- You can either work the thumbnail into the pic, or just dump it in the corner, whatever you want.
- Try not to upload it early (or it may be removed). It's gotta be a FLOOD of pics on that FRIDAY! If you can't make it at the precise submission time, you can always add it later.
- Tag your submissions with "ftpf16" so we can search for them in the future.
Another perk of participation is the guaranteed views, and hopefully reviews. The more we help each other out by giving constructive feedback, the better. So try to leave a comment on at least one other flood piece ... or if you've got the bollocks/breasticles, review them all! HUGE thanks to those of you who do this!
Also if you are unscouted, this is a good opportunity to get some exposure and feedback/tips. Just submit a link to your finished piece here. Who knows, you might just get a scout invite out of the deal!
WIPs are welcome and encouraged!
This month's theme is .... "CLOSE UP"
It can be as literal or loosely interpreted as you want, so long as you include the thumbnail posted below.
Given a bit of thought, this topic is incredibly vague and open. Such routes you can go are:
- Foreshortening practise,
- Get some weird and interesting magnified views,
- ... something fantastical!
The 16th flood will happen on .