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Welcome to challenge #2x08, "A Picture Paints a Thousands Words".
For this challenge, each icon you make must be textless (no words), just images.


Examples:
icon icon icon icon
icon icon icon icon
icon icon icon icon

Techniques:
- layers
- layer masks
- colours
- brushes

Useful tutorials:
- basics
- Gimp For The Artistically Challenged

Rules:
1. From one to four icons can be submitted.
2. You have two weeks to submit the icons; that is, they are due on 17th of March (that's my time, Australian time, so for some of you that will be the 16th of March).
3. Icons will be submitted in comments to this post. All comments will be screened, to preserve anonymity.
4. As soon as I can after the 17th of March, I will make a voting poll here. People will then have three days to vote.
There will be two sections in the voting: (a) "Best embodiment of style"; this you vote for whichever icon you think demonstrates the style/technique of the given challenge (b) "I just like it"; where you vote for whichever icon you simply like the best.
5. You are required NOT to post your icons anywhere public until after the voting is over, so as to preserve the anonymity of the entries.
6. When the voting is over, I'll announce the winners here. Discussion of the challenge will be encouraged, especially discussion and demonstration of techniques used. The entries will also be un-screened.

In short:
Due 17th of March, post entries here, don't show them elsewhere.

If you know any good tutorials for this challenge, please post a link.

And please pimp this far and wide!

Also, if you have any ideas for challenges you would like to see, don't hesitate to suggest them in the suggestions post. We want to offer challenges that YOU want to be challenged by.

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Date: 2010-03-17 09:15 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] rooftop_jones
hope this is an okay subject matter. I couldn't spot any rules regarding image content but if it's not then I am happy to withdraw it and submit something else instead. :) It just painted those thousand words for me..


http://i611.photobucket.com/albums/tt192/agussy/h.png

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Date: 2010-03-18 09:22 pm (UTC)
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