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Old 2010-04-05, 00:40   Link #1
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SOTM 2010 - April (Touhou!) - Entry Thread


!!!Welcome to the SOTM!!!




~Congratulations to Ice Climbers for winning the March Contest!~

The theme chosen for April is - Touhou!.
What is that? See here for details.





About the SOTM:
The Signature Of The Month contest is open to all members of the Animesuki Forums. The goal of the contest is to provide a fun and competitive way of showing off and improving the signatures and personal skills of contestants. The winner of each months contest is given the privilege of choosing the theme for the next month.

The contest begins on the first of each month and consists of roughly two weeks of entry creation/submission, one week of voting, and one week off. The entry and voting periods may be extended or shortened slightly as needed.



About the SOTM Theme:
Each month prospective contestants are given a theme to base their entries on. This theme is decided by the winner of the previous contest. The theme can be anything, as long as it does not break forum rules regarding inappropriate material. At the end of the month, voters choose which entries they liked best out of all submitted entries and a new winner is decided. Themes cannot be used twice in a row.



The Rules of the SOTM:

1. Contestants are allowed to create, work on, and submit their entry from the start of the contest until two weeks from the start date. This period of time is specified by the organizer every month. Once the entry period expires, all submitted entries are gathered up and sent to the Voting Thread.

2. Contestants must submit original works. This means you cannot simply cut a picture out, slap your name on it, and call it your own. Claiming someone else's work as your own is also not allowed. Anyone caught doing this will have their entries removed from the contest.

To further expand on this rule:
2A. Unless proven otherwise, all entries made by contestants are derivatives of works made by someone else. Thus, no claim of "ownership" shall be made in reference to the image(s) used in the signature entry.

2B. Misrepresenting someone else's signature work for your own is prohibited and will result in an immediate expulsion of the entry and disqualify the contestant from the current month's contest.

2C. In the spirit of originality, "crop" sigs are frowned upon, but not discouraged; however, the contest organizer can call upon all contestants to show the source of their entry(ies) at any time.

2D. Also in the spirit of originality, new signatures are encouraged. However, if you feel one of your older signatures is perfect for the theme and wish to enter it, you may. Just remember that the signature still has to follow the rules stated above.
3. Contestants are allowed to create as many entries as they wish, but are only allowed to enter one. To submit an entry officially, the contestant must mark the post in the Offical Entry Thread containing that entry with the words "Final Entry", or they can submit the signature to the contest organizer using the private message function.

4. Contestants who wish to keep their entries private until after the submission period can private message the contest organizer with their entry. The entry will not be displayed until submissions are closed, unless the contestant displays that entry publicly.

5. Entries must comply with Animesuki rules regarding signature size. This means each entry can be no larger than 500 x 160, and must be less than 50,000 bytes. They must also comply with forum decency rules. If you think your entry will be offensive or reported to the moderators, don't post it, even as a joke.



About the SOTM Entry Process:

Every month, a new entry thread is created. Each month's entry thread is a central spot meant to give contestants a chance to create and improve their entries as well as their skills, in addition to providing them a place to post their official submissions.
The thread is solely about helping contestants with entries, and as such these things will not be tolerated:
1. Nonconstructive and negative criticism (if you truly dislike something about an entry, be polite and helpful)

2. Comments, questions, or complaints about General SOTM affairs

3. Flaming, trolling, and other uncivil behavior that breaks Forum Rules
Anyone disrupting the thread will be asked to take it privately, to the SOTM Generic Discussion Thread, or if the offense is severe enough - reported to the moderators.




This Month's Entry Period::

This months entry period officially starts Monday, April 5th, 2010 and lasts until Friday, April 23rd, 2010. Entries will be gathered and put up for voting on Sunday, April 25th, 2010. Voting will end on the following Sunday.

The due date ends at 11:59 (midnight basically) UTC/GMT. The polling will be up one day later after 11:59 (again, midnight). I will try to be as lenient as I can with last minute submissions but only slightly.

It is up to you as a contestant to know what your time zone is in relation to UTC/GMT. I cannot do this for you.

Here is a site that can help you figure that out: http://www.worldtimeserver.com/convert_time_in_UTC.aspx




Good luck to all contestants, and most importantly, have fun!!!
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Old 2010-04-05, 00:42   Link #2
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An explanation of the theme:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Solace View Post
ANY Touhou character render is acceptable for the contest. Other than that, the theme is free for all - but the signature must be of a Touhou character.

In addition to the wealth of images around the web, we also have a thread dedicated to images from Touhou on our forums. You can find that thread here.
And some sources to help everyone out.

Quote:
Originally Posted by capture View Post
For some info of what is touhou... you can find it here

>>> Wikia
>>> Wikipedia

aside from AS own touhou thread you can also find a nice set of touhou images here...

>>> Shuushuu
>>> MTokyo
Quote:
Originally Posted by JRendell View Post
Also from here

Toubooru
This should be enough to get everyone going. If there's any questions, ask in the thread or PM me or Ice Climbers. ^^
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Old 2010-04-05, 02:58   Link #3
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Since I only borrowed PS from the Computer Shop, I may not edit this anymore.. so

FINAL ENTRY:


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Old 2010-04-05, 04:34   Link #4
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Here's my Version One of one of my possible entries: Mystia Lorelei in Crimsonfall.



Any ideas on which text to put in? My first idea is "Night falls, money follows."
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Old 2010-04-05, 05:44   Link #5
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I've done this sig quite a few months back


C&C?

note: the one on the sig is Shikieki
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Old 2010-04-05, 06:11   Link #6
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I made this sig 3 days ago just for fun... And this month's topic is about Touhou! How funny ^_^
Just crop the original sig, then change the text.

Final entry



This is the original sig, just for comparing ^^ The text is the slogan of the forum I made this sig for.
Spoiler for Original:
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Old 2010-04-05, 06:28   Link #7
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Ahaha I'm kinda tied up so Final Entry

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Old 2010-04-05, 07:28   Link #8
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@Marcus H. I have no idea for a text, but I think than the background's lightning might be improved.
@ fraility great choice of render and good lightning, just need to add something on the empty space.
My first try C&C would be welcome;
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Old 2010-04-05, 08:12   Link #9
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I think so too lol. Okay, I'll try to fix it tonight.
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Old 2010-04-05, 08:19   Link #10
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Wow, I started making a Touhou signature the day before this was opened. I might join.
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Old 2010-04-05, 09:35   Link #11
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REALLY busy this month, got my exams soon, so got to study study study!

Final Entry
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Old 2010-04-05, 10:40   Link #12
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Since I don't know all the Touhou characters especially the new ones.
I'm gonna have to ask you guys to include the character name after your entry/draft.
It's only optional though, not very necessary.
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Old 2010-04-05, 10:56   Link #13
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Since I don't know all the Touhou characters especially the new ones.
I'm gonna have to ask you guys to include the character name w/ your entry/draft post just in case.
I don't know the name of ANY Touhou characters but I got my image from the Touhou image thread on here
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I don't know the name of ANY Touhou characters but I got my image from the Touhou image thread on here
Don't worry about your entry. I know them.
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Old 2010-04-05, 10:58   Link #15
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Since I don't know all the Touhou characters especially the new ones.
I'm gonna have to ask you guys to include the character name w/ your entry/draft post just in case.
But the name doesn't have to be on the sig itself, right? Just in the post?
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Old 2010-04-05, 11:05   Link #16
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But the name doesn't have to be on the sig itself, right? Just in the post?
Oh yes, I made a mistake on my post there. More like it doesn't make sense.
Might as well use an example.


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Character Name: Cirno
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Old 2010-04-05, 15:00   Link #17
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This is my first time entering so I'm kind of nervous

I also don't know anything about Touhou so I just picked off an image from the Touhou image thread.... C&C, anyone?
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Old 2010-04-05, 16:46   Link #18
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koo?

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Old 2010-04-05, 19:12   Link #19
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Hmm, not familiar with the characters but I manage to find one. Do educate me of whom she might be....

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Old 2010-04-05, 19:23   Link #20
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This is Yuka Kazami according to two sites. I think it was a fan-made render.
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