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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

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Posted:See Details here

If you have a question ask it here.

Because of time we will not run a poll to pick a winner. I will probably select which entry to use with help from Seven and Cherry.

Regards

Malcolm


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Paddy


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Posted:Oh man, I'm all over this.

:: Off to do some photoshoppin' ::


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Paddy


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Posted::: pokes head out of the 'shop ::

Malcolm, what size should the image be? Any preferred resolution?

Thanks!


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Malcolm
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Posted:Size should be
Height = 180mm (7")
Width = 115mm (4.5")
Resolution = photo quality ? 200dpi


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Glåss
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Glåss

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Posted:malcolm,
you might want to check that:
slightly higher res 300 to 360dpi
more usual for comercial printing
check with your printer.

and this is going to come up as the next bit of discussion, so you might want to specify what file formats you can take:
JPG is lossy compression, but high spec jpg, you wont really notice.
Tiff is standard but files are like elephants.
Gif perfect if its line art or blocks of solid colour.
photoshop and illustrator native or PDF seem to be generally what I'm working in nowdays (illustrator 9 native is a pdf in disguise)

Oh and I might have to enter just so it doesn't have a brush script font

erm.
Thats it.
Drew


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Bender_the_Offender
GOLD Member since Nov 2001

Bender_the_Offender

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Posted:yeh! i was wondering what was gunna grace the cover... intruiging!

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Meneeococoa
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

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Location: West Virginia, USA

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Posted:I may be asking a very stupid question..but I am still fairly new to the whole site.
The artwork for the cover, must it be a picture? Will drawings or enhanced images be accepted?


I need to find something witty for this so people like me...

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Malcolm
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Malcolm

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Posted:quote:Originally posted by *Original Phoenix Kalistas*:
Will drawings or enhanced images be accepted? Yes you can submit those. Look forward to seeing what yoou come up with.

Kindest regards

Malcolm


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Myste - Queen of the Badgers


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Posted:Can we send in more than one design? I already have two. Is there a limit?



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Meneeococoa
GOLD Member since Sep 2002

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Location: West Virginia, USA

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Posted:Hehehe....just thought of another thing...
This is gonna come off kinda wierd, but can the pictures (drawings, in my case) be kind of, how should i say...revealing? Not as in porn or anything, just a little revealing (it's a woman, not a man, lol). And ca it be a black and white sketch, or is color recommened?


I need to find something witty for this so people like me...

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Malcolm
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Posted:Enter as many times as you wish.
Can by any type of art, black and white, sketch, colour photo, design, unreal or real.
Must be OK for general public to see without age restriction.


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Malcolm
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Posted:Seem to be getting a lot of firery covers. How about some that captures the essence of all types of twirling?

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(andrew)


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Posted:what about the winning entry to last year's still-photo comp?

are we having a photo comp this year too?!?!?


Andrew


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Bender_the_Offender
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Posted:DANGER! DANGER! HIGH VOLTAGE!

now that the entry requirements are 300dpi,
that makes the dimensions of the final submissions to be in the ballpark of 1359 pixels across and 2126 pixels down to comply with the entry requirements - your individual mileage may vary
That leave me about 338k per image file as a 65% jpg compressed image - you may encounter more if the image has heaps of details.
12 daze to go!

DANGER! DANGER! HIGH VOLTAGE!


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UCOF
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Posted:you not just have a picture of me on it...

makes sense to me...



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Bender_the_Offender
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Posted:depends jon, do you have a penguin suit?!?

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UCOF
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Posted:erm...no....but i do have a very very VERY sexy dinner jacket and bowtie...basically a full black tie outfit.

I could wear that and spin..


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Bender_the_Offender
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Bender_the_Offender

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Posted:okay okay, you can be a penguin only if i can be a billy madison.

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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:No...seriously..im up for that..

i will dress up in black tie dress and spin fire of some description...IF i can be on the cover of COL.

should look pretty good...showing how we are all not hippies and are all slightly crazy (slightly is a huge understatement for me) and all enjoy playing with fire..


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Sundance


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Posted:how long do we have to put in entries?

wazzzzzzzzup all im sundance from san antonio i dont know alot of you but i hope to get to know you better on here if your in san antonio write me a i.m. laters.........sundance

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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:9

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skjalff


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Posted:so how many entries have we got?.. I can't wait for the verdict..!

skjalff


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Malcolm
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Posted:26 entries I think.

You'll have to wait


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Paddy


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Posted:Mine is coming soon as well! It's still June 30th over here!

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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:OOOOOOHH!!


i might be getting pics of me in a dinner jacket, black bow tie, and general sexiness soon..

if you need them


</starts new campaign titaled: "GET UCOF IN A SUIT FOR THE COVER OF COL4">


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Paddy


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Posted:Damn, Jon, how did you know?

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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:how did i know what?

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Paddy


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Posted:That my entry was going to be a picture of you in a suit and bowtie?

SOrry...silly joke that didn't work.


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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:erm....yeh.......anyhoo...

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Bender_the_Offender
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Posted:i can digitally penquin you up if you need it but i can't be held responsible for the hordes of groupies that shall surely follow...

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