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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 17:32:47 Reply

At 7/14/12 07:10 AM, TurkeyOnAStick wrote: I'd quite like a few more activities going

Drawception
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An actual, for realz!! "Artist VS. Artist" Tournament would be fun!

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 17:41:13 Reply

At 7/14/12 03:45 PM, Sockembop wrote: Again, party starts at 8PM (or whenever) on Friday July 20th, in the stickam room.

What! its that time already....
Alright, you guys have talked me in to it, I'll show... I'll even hook up my cam... I just hope it works...


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 17:43:18 Reply

At 7/14/12 05:32 PM, ReNaeNae wrote:
At 7/14/12 07:10 AM, TurkeyOnAStick wrote: I'd quite like a few more activities going
Drawception
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Stickam

An actual, for realz!! "Artist VS. Artist" Tournament would be fun!

Renaenae you have to set this up... I would totally participate and so would many others.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 18:49:47 Reply

At 7/14/12 05:43 PM, NuclearWarFare wrote: I would totally participate and so would many others.

You've got guts kid, I'll give you that.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 19:00:15 Reply

At 7/14/12 06:49 PM, big-jonny-13 wrote:
At 7/14/12 05:43 PM, NuclearWarFare wrote: I would totally participate and so would many others.
You've got guts kid, I'll give you that.

Thanks. The chance of winning seems slim to none, but I'm all in it for the fun.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 19:13:41 Reply

An actual, for realz!! "Artist VS. Artist" Tournament would be fun!

Yeah, tournament sounds rad!

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 19:19:42 Reply

At 7/14/12 07:00 PM, NuclearWarFare wrote: Thanks. The chance of winning seems slim to none, but I'm all in it for the fun.

It would be cool to have it set up (and have winners) in tiers: Beginner, intermediate, Advanced.

Let each person 'rate' themselves when signing up... pick which level they *think* they qualify for... but let the final ranking be decided by the tournament coordinators... to allow for arrogance and modesty (or cheaters who'll say their noobs when they're all pro and stuff!).

I like this idea!

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 19:22:12 Reply

At 7/14/12 07:19 PM, ReNaeNae wrote:
At 7/14/12 07:00 PM, NuclearWarFare wrote: Thanks. The chance of winning seems slim to none, but I'm all in it for the fun.
It would be cool to have it set up (and have winners) in tiers: Beginner, intermediate, Advanced.

Let each person 'rate' themselves when signing up... pick which level they *think* they qualify for... but let the final ranking be decided by the tournament coordinators... to allow for arrogance and modesty (or cheaters who'll say their noobs when they're all pro and stuff!).

I like this idea!

I feel the same, nice touch about the rating by the way, it will sure help me get some good practice as a beginner! Please do it!


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-14 19:41:04 Reply

i find it hard to rank my own work, i'd be too harsh or too cocky. i'd prefer if someone else taking part to give me a rank. sounds like a nice idea though

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 00:47:24 Reply

At 7/14/12 05:43 PM, NuclearWarFare wrote: Renaenae you have to set this up... I would totally participate and so would many others.

Seconded, I vote Nae does all the work.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 01:27:53 Reply

I think I'll categorize myself as a beginner, you know because of my modest nature.

It's a pretty bad idea to let artists categorize themselves.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 01:32:05 Reply

At 7/15/12 01:27 AM, Fifty-50 wrote: I think I'll categorize myself as a beginner, you know because of my modest nature.
It's a pretty bad idea to let artists categorize themselves.

fuck man, if your a bigenner, then what am I? a complete noob?
either way, I'm in.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 01:51:49 Reply

At 7/14/12 07:19 PM, ReNaeNae wrote: It would be cool to have it set up (and have winners) in tiers: Beginner, intermediate, advanced

I'm not too sure about this, you'll get some trouble with the borderline cases; if someone only just qualifies for advanced round he basically gets punished for having some arbitrary level of skill.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 01:52:59 Reply

At 7/14/12 07:19 PM, ReNaeNae wrote: It would be cool to have it set up (and have winners) in tiers: Beginner, intermediate, Advanced.

Art rating - Beginner
Judge rating - Advanced

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 03:38:15 Reply

At 7/15/12 01:52 AM, big-jonny-13 wrote:
At 7/14/12 07:19 PM, ReNaeNae wrote: It would be cool to have it set up (and have winners) in tiers: Beginner, intermediate, Advanced.

fuck it, i'm calling myself intermediate rank.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 03:48:13 Reply

Categorization should go on behind the scenes.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 13:46:21 Reply

At 7/15/12 12:47 AM, Captain wrote: Seconded, I vote Nae does all the work.

Why do I <3 you again?! ;P

At 7/15/12 01:51 AM, J-qb wrote: I'm not too sure about this, you'll get some trouble with the borderline cases; if someone only just qualifies for advanced round he basically gets punished for having some arbitrary level of skill.

I'm thinking there would be 4 levels, actually. With intermediate being split into two:
Intermediate A - closer to Advanced, and
Intermediate B - closer to Beginner

did I say that here already? or was that stickam? I dunno and I'm too lazy to scroll up! lol :P

The benefit of having people 'rate' themselves would save us a bit of time in determining the final rank. We'd probably only bump someone 'up' rather than 'down'. So if someone says they're Advanced, but the 'panel' feels they're more Intermediate-B, we'd let them compete in the Advanced round. If they say they're a Beginner, but we feel they're more suited for Inter-A, then we'd bump them up to Inter-B... or even A, depending.

At 7/15/12 03:48 AM, ImpendingRiot wrote: Categorization should go on behind the scenes.

Right... final say would be up to the 'panel', but having someone say 'just put me where ever you think I fit' would be more time consuming and taxing on the whole process ...and would probably create some hurt feelings (if someone thinks they're godly and we dump them in beginners, for example).

Anyway... this is just me thinking out loud. I have no idea what ToaS has planned, so ...I guess we'll see how it plays out.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 13:52:25 Reply

I'm down for this. sounds like a lot of fun.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 14:00:22 Reply

At 7/15/12 01:46 PM, ReNaeNae wrote: I'm thinking there would be 4 levels, actually. With intermediate being split into two:
Intermediate A - closer to Advanced, and
Intermediate B - closer to Beginner
did I say that here already? or was that stickam? I dunno and I'm too lazy to scroll up! lol :P

You'd be better off with two levels, to be fair. A and B. Otherwise the people are spread too thinly. Say there's 8+ people per group ... and don't forget dropouts ... then you can get 3-4 rounds in.

Otherwise it's fine. If you can think of the rules in 5 minutes, then you've got a simple tournament that people can follow.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 14:17:34 Reply

At 7/15/12 02:00 PM, TurkeyOnAStick wrote:
At 7/15/12 01:46 PM, ReNaeNae wrote: I'm thinking there would be 4 levels, actually. With intermediate being split into two:
Intermediate A - closer to Advanced, and
Intermediate B - closer to Beginner
did I say that here already? or was that stickam? I dunno and I'm too lazy to scroll up! lol :P
You'd be better off with two levels, to be fair. A and B. Otherwise the people are spread too thinly. Say there's 8+ people per group ... and don't forget dropouts ... then you can get 3-4 rounds in.

Otherwise it's fine. If you can think of the rules in 5 minutes, then you've got a simple tournament that people can follow.

I like this idea. My concern with users self-assigning was that the 3 groups would wind up disproportionate because of modesty. This should be fun :)


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 14:28:35 Reply

No-one? Okay, then.

And, Impending, you haven't... Oh well. I guess I'm just boring.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 14:59:31 Reply

I'm thinking of putting together a few small tutorials on coloring and painting with Photoshop. Does anyone have specific requests/things they'd like to see covered?


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 15:04:02 Reply

At 7/15/12 02:34 PM, BilalZ wrote: spreading people out in groups doesn't seem like a good idea to me, just have one group and may the best person win.

It would help the beginners though, we wouldn't stand a chance to you great artists.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 15:07:23 Reply

At 7/15/12 02:59 PM, ImpendingRiot wrote: I'm thinking of putting together a few small tutorials on coloring and painting with Photoshop. Does anyone have specific requests/things they'd like to see covered?

I had Photoshop once, I tried painting in it, but it was veeery complicated and sooo confusing. All the tutorials I checked on Youtube were no help. So, yes. I'd like to know the basics, please.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 17:07:04 Reply

I'm not sure about this yet, but I'll probably join the contest if that's cool.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-15 18:03:55 Reply

I just polished my desk....

glass top desk...

.... It is so smooth.... and shiny.....
Turtle wax is awesome....

+1 post random post....

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-16 00:33:05 Reply

Why won't the art portal let me post art? It keeps saying that the page does not exist.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-16 00:42:00 Reply

At 7/16/12 12:33 AM, Fifty-50 wrote: Why won't the art portal let me post art? It keeps saying that the page does not exist.

Cause their is no page that exist that could contain your awesomeness!


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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-16 00:42:03 Reply

At 7/16/12 12:33 AM, Fifty-50 wrote: Why won't the art portal let me post art? It keeps saying that the page does not exist.

I get this sometimes. But if I hit refresh it actually works and just redirects me to my uploaded art

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Response to Art Forum Lounge 2012-07-16 00:42:47 Reply

At 7/16/12 12:36 AM, Escalus wrote:
At 7/16/12 12:33 AM, Fifty-50 wrote: Why won't the art portal let me post art? It keeps saying that the page does not exist.
Works fine for me.

Aww. I tried to switch browsers but it still doesn't work. Maybe it's my account?


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