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Good day Art forum!

Check out the Newgrounds Hip Hop Competition here:
http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1156 297

And the MC Knock Out here:
http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/1155 942

Check out those threads to become familiar with what's going on. There will be several audio competitions: MC Knock Out, Sample Battle, Battle for Newgrounds, etc. This is mainly an audio portal endeavor, but now it's time to bring you guys in! In the end I will be creating a flash submission that showcases the winning submissions of the Hip Hop contest. I was thinking that it would be nice to get some art to go along with it. So, along with the audio competition it's time for an art competition! There are no prizes yet, but I'm working on getting some stuff put together for the winning entries. I, for one, will mail the winners a physical copy of my mixtape "Got a Story to Tell".

Please submit hip hop related pieces of art, 550x400 pixels. The flash submission is going to be 550x400 pixels, so other sizes may be able to work but they'll either have to be stretched, shrunk, or cut slightly to fit the flash file.

Theme for contest: 80's Hip Hop
Think things like: Eazy E, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, and these dudes. The inspiration goes on forever. Take it as seriously or as goofy as you like, but please put effort into these! Only the best will be selected to go in the flash.

Entries should be submitted as some kind of compressed picture file, likely a .jpeg or .png or something of the sorts. I'm not sure what goes best with Flash, does anyone know?

Feel free to post any questions you may have! As well, here is the first entry to the competition from the one and only MindChamber, who approved this thread!

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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-03-30 20:15:11


I may just participate but I don't think it would be an actual contest since there not any actual 1-3 places, it could easily be a collab though.


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-03-30 20:21:55


It is a contest!!! Judges will be selecting their favorite pieces of art! I've offered a prize to the winners, and MindChamber is working on other prizes too. A lot of art will be showcased, but in the end winners will be selected.


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-03-30 20:23:17


Oh so it's something like a contest/collab. That's cool.


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-03-30 22:35:34


Sorry, the link has changed.


NG Hip Hop Competition '10


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-03-31 16:12:17


Tis going to be a fun thing to do.


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-02 15:19:03


So like, graffiti or what? what is the style for 80's hip hop art exactly?


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-02 19:59:41


At 4/2/10 03:19 PM, Boss wrote: So like, graffiti or what? what is the style for 80's hip hop art exactly?

Most likely graffiti. If anything adding your own characters to your graff, but still making it feel like 80's graffiti.

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-04 15:31:21


C'mon people, join this. Even Mindchamber approves this. It will be pretty dope

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-04 15:47:13


At 4/4/10 03:31 PM, Jirohbomb wrote: C'mon people, join this. Even Mindchamber approves this. It will be pretty dope

theres no deadline so people are taking there time

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-04 16:51:08


At 4/4/10 03:47 PM, Ashman wrote:
theres no deadline so people are taking there time

You got me there. Tingtonger should post the date.

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-06 15:21:31


DUE DATE - SUNDAY APRIL 18TH @ MIDNIGHT (NG TIME, EST)

Check Out the Submissions to Round 1 of the MC Knock Out


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-12 23:28:01


PRIZES:
1st Place: $50 in store credit
2nd Place: $40 in store credit
3rd Place: $30 in store credit

maybe that'll get some pictures comin in.

PS if the the selection of the art is wack, I have the right to take the prizes back, so do your best.

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-13 04:35:41


Sunday, hmm? I'll get mine in around Saturday.
Now, for some field research.

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-13 05:11:31


At 4/12/10 11:28 PM, MindChamber wrote: PRIZES:
1st Place: $50 in store credit
2nd Place: $40 in store credit
3rd Place: $30 in store credit

maybe that'll get some pictures comin in.

PS if the the selection of the art is wack, I have the right to take the prizes back, so do your best.

well, didnt expect that, now it really is a contest

At 4/13/10 04:35 AM, Lintire wrote: Sunday, hmm? I'll get mine in around Saturday.
Now, for some field research.

wait i thought you had no internet, thats what you said in the doubles, are you lying?

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-13 05:34:09


At 4/12/10 11:28 PM, MindChamber wrote: maybe that'll get some pictures comin in.
PS if the the selection of the art is wack, I have the right to take the prizes back, so do your best.

*Ooooofffph...*
I'm relieved to see this one's still running.
I don't really care about the prizes... All I want is a good idea. AN IDEA NOW!!!

I need an idea!

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-13 05:48:09


SHIT! i have a good sketch BUT I DONT HAVE NO SCANNER!

Damnit!


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-13 05:50:28


At 4/13/10 05:48 AM, Usernamemyarse wrote: SHIT! i have a good sketch BUT I DONT HAVE NO SCANNER!

Damnit!

take a picture? wont that do?

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-13 06:25:05


To be honest Ash I've no idea why my internet is working at all, but it's certainly going.

Goddammit I hope I didn't withdraw for nothing...

Anyway, I'm going to investigate into this problem. I'm not the one paying for this internet =3

Also, here's a WIP to keep this post relevant

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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-13 08:56:04


Turn it up. Bring the noise!

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Aigis - Putting the 'ai' back in 'Aigis'.

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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-14 19:22:26


Well i'm post this since i'm no artist. I'ts my profile page picture, I drew it myself with sharpies and crayons hahaha plus a pencil sketch.

It's not really 80's Hip-Hop unless you take into account that I was born in 87, rap fluently, and the picture is a reference to my hip-hop persona

There is a microphone drawn in the top right corner cuz thats what I do. My face is drawn into the Y of 'Lyrikly' behind the microphone...cuz thats what i do. In the background on the bottom are the demons from my past that watch for my mistakes. Above the demons are my initials A.T.M

This Hip-Hop Comp. is pretty cool so I figure I'll participate in as much as possible. I'm lookin forward to the art, and the music. If you have a chance rate and review my Time Trial submission - http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/3 23049 - Featuring ShaggyHaired

P.S.- Sorry if the pic has weird sizeing, I have no idea how to change it
Also, Do I need to post this on the art portal in order to enter the contest?

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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-14 22:19:23


MS Paint. it'll be my first art submit.

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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-15 01:19:42


Thanks for the invite tingtonger, I'll get on some design asap.

I have only one question though. Can we submit more than 1 piece?


NDC: 2011 ~ Twitter ~ Artwork ~ ©JKA

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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-15 01:24:34


Sure you can! You can only take one of the prizes, but you can have multiple entries!


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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-15 01:49:25


Did somebody say OLD SCHOOL?

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Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-15 04:30:25


At 4/15/10 01:49 AM, deadspread83 wrote: Did somebody say OLD SCHOOL?

I didn't hear anything... but I'm liking your picture :D

Response to Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition 2010-04-15 05:04:08


At 4/15/10 01:49 AM, deadspread83 wrote: Did somebody say OLD SCHOOL?

YEAH!!!

just to annoy cloudy