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NGADM '19 ~ 10th Anniversary Edition


This poster was asked of me by @Zelazon, who is running the Newgrounds Audio Deathmatch this year, on its 10th anniversary since it was first conceived by @Step.

Auditions for the NGADM begin on 17 June 2019, so keep your eyes open for when the auditions begin!

The colouring and highlights were done on Sketchbook. Work on this began in late April and finished today. I was heavily influenced by the cover artwork of various Kingdom Hearts games (especially Kingdom Hearts II), and I'd always wanted to do a poster of that calibre. I'm so happy with how this poster has turned out -- when beginning this, I could not conceive what it would look like past the lineart, and I felt I would struggle. But here we are with this one, and I'm pleased to share it with you all. The more people are aware of the existence of this contest, the better it'll be!

For context, the figures in the back are meant to represent the six judges who will be presiding over the competition. The android in the centre is called ArchetypeZ8, a character first designed for the Newgrounds Audio Drama; this is the first time I've attempted to give a visual representation of her. Then, of course, there's Pico, Darnell, Nene and the Hominid.

The entire lineart of the poster, which was done on PowerPoint and crashed my PC a gazillion times due to the number of strokes, is below--


Never let it be said ever again that PowerPoint is not art software.

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Thought I'd commented on this already! Such an awesome poster/promo. The typography, the contrasts, both foreground and background characters... it comes together nicely!

Even just the black and white version with all the accentuated lines/shading. Really cool.


Great stuff 😍😍😍

Well this is incredible!

Troisnyx responds:

Eee thank you~ And thanks for recommending me to Zel and Samulis and the others. ^_^

That looks awesome, great work! Can't wait for the NGADM!

Credits & Info

4.60 / 5.00

May 6, 2019
3:50 PM EDT
File Info
1575 x 2100 px
7.7 MB

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