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Old 10-01-2007, 05:01 PM
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Oct 07 Contest Votes

Voting will run from 25 to 31 October 2007. Deadline for votes is 5pm EDT.

With the change to the new server and to ensure that eveyone gets a chance to vote, the voting has been extended to 2 Nov 5pm EDT.
Only those that entered the contest may vote. All other votes will be deleted. If you did not enter, but would like to comment on an entry, please post your comments in the Oct 07 Contest Discussion thread.

Vote for the 5 best entries in order.

You cannot vote for your own image. If you do, your votes will be deleted.

Example Vote:
Pick the top five contest entries and list in order...

1. Entry X (First Place)
2. Entry A (Second Place and so on)
3. Entry Q
4. Entry S
5. Entry P

This thread will remain closed until it's time to vote.

And as always, when you vote try to include some things you especially liked about your choices…what made them stand out, what impressed you, etc. This is a learning experience!

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Old 10-25-2007, 09:20 AM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

Great Entries! Here are my votes ...

1. cazubi - I thought this was most like the poem (cold, tattered dress and looks like she is going to kill)

2. bobjones - nice eerie look - cold - fits both poem and nice retouch job.

3. designpunk - I thought this was the best retouch but didn't fit the poem quite as well.

4. ncpdoug - yikes - looks like death is coming alright - creepy fx's but the head almost looks backwards...maybe that is intentional.

5. mikkimocole - It looks like you took a lot of time on this and you did a great job - it could have been a little more influenced by the poem for me.


jessibelle15 - I like the mood of this image - her coming from the dark - but she almost looks too nice/pretty.

onfocus - I would have liked to have seen the revision you thought you would repost because I think you had a great start on this!

Good Luck all!
Old 10-25-2007, 09:37 AM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

1. ncpdoug -Looked great, but the shadows under the chin need work
2. cazubi -Cold and scary!
3. Lonk -Awesome fx
4. OlBaldy -She was a lil too sexy for the poem I think, but scary still came across. I liked the hands reaching for the victim as well.
5. mikkimicole -Very cool fx
Old 10-25-2007, 12:50 PM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

This was really hard to narrow down, the interpretations were very interesting.

Jessibelle - I really like the illustrated look, especially the skin

Platerpro - the most sinister facial expressions

Mikkimicole - I liked the decay look

Cassidy - very good torn fabric

tpaul2 - It is cold and dark
Old 10-25-2007, 03:36 PM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

As usual, a wonderfully imaginative crop of entries, and as usual a difficult job making a decision.

I tried to pick based on what I thought the poem was looking for, so some otherwise excellent entries were sidelined because I didn't feel they encompassed the feeling of the verse.

1st Cassidy What a great feeling of emptyness and sadness was captured in the eyes and face of this picture, a real lost soul, cold as the grave. I never had to look any further for a winner.

2nd DesignPunk Loved the idea of the skinned over eyes. Great execution, though lacked the empty pathos of Cassidy's creation, hence 2nd place.

3rd Lonk Had to score this one just for the imagination and execution. Definitely had the "death rattle thrills", though lacked some of the "cold comfort" for me.

4th TPaul Definitely had the right feeling, but for me lacked a little in execution. A little less contrast and a more gradual fade would have improved things for me.

5th Jessibelle15 Right feeling to the image, but lacked the polish of those I placed higher, I liked it a lot.
Old 10-25-2007, 04:08 PM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

1. LonK _ Details and execution.. Superb

2. CathyH _ A complete character who looks like she embodies the essence of the poem.

3. plattepro _ Excellent concept, everything is relevant.. looked for tatters

4. Janet-Petty _ I just like the picture.. kept coming back to it!

5. jessibelle15 _ I LUV this picture and it would have been at the top if I could have found just a teeny weeny bit of the provided photograph represented.. if it is there.. I missed it.

The same goes for cazubi _ If I were an Art Director I would choose this Character! It stands out from the rest. I guess that makes it Outstanding! but I found no connection to the original photograph
Old 10-25-2007, 08:31 PM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

Another month of very good entries. Very well done and thought out everyone.

1; designpunk
2: LonK
3; Jessibelle
4: pixiecho
5: cazubi
Old 10-25-2007, 09:51 PM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

Everyone did great, really cool entries
1. Jessibelle
2. Plattepro
3. TPaul
4. LonK
5. Cazubi
Old 10-25-2007, 10:02 PM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

Hard to narrow the field! All the entries look pretty good!

1: LonK .. the supreme artist, perfectly executed!

2: plattepro .. beautiful concept, great work!

3: cazubi .. your rendering looks great, nice job!

4: Cassidy .. I liked the tattered clothes, smoke/haze, and the overall feel of the picture. Well done looks great!

5: dcolwell4 .. femme fatales who are Evil harbingers of death do not have to be ugly or scary! I thought it was a way cool interpretation.. but probably not for a Halloween project.. I do think it fits the poem perfectly.. It has been 15 years so the connection to a "Stone" cold killer may have been missed by some..
Old 10-26-2007, 12:24 AM
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Re: Oct 07 Contest Votes

Not all are tattered and torn, but kept the feel of the poem and are down right creepy lookin'! Wouldn't want to meet any of these entries on a street alone (notice I didn't say dark street).

Ole Baldy
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