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The Artwork for Tournaments Thread

Discussion in 'Smeargle's Studio' started by Zracknel, Aug 30, 2012.

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  1. raikou00

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    I only have this, in a couple of days I will finish it :D

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  2. hichez

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    Here is an idea for the monotype tournament
  3. ium

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    just some minor things: center the equatorial line and the button of the pokéball; it looks off. also, make the font smaller so that it fits better instead of overlapping the entei. you can also arc the text to keep a consistent shape with the arc behind it as well.

    as for more trivial suggestions, i would probably use a thicker font, or if you haven't already (this is assuming you're using photoshop), you could use a faux bold. additionally, with a background like that behind the text, embossing the text for some sort of inset/letterpress effect and/or perhaps using a simple white-gray gradient would make it match nicely. this is something that might be worth experimenting with.

    like this maybe (open)
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  4. hichez

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    Yeah I can't disagree with anything you said. I actually did align the text to the same math that the box/banner thing was on, but I was in a rush at the moment and just wanted to get something done.

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  5. raikou00

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    I finish it :D

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  6. bluehoundoom

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    I hope this is okay for the OU Team Tourny.

    EDIT: Here's the Monotype logo:
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  7. Cherub Agent

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    Hey, I'm not sure if I'm allowed to post there with a request, but I've asked some artists and nobody's got the time, so using this as my last resort. I'm going to lead RUPL, the Rarelyused Premier League, and I need artwork for the teams, which are the following:

    zdrup15 - Oreburgh Omastars
    SuperJOCKE - Pastoria Poliwraths
    Novaray & Texas - Littleroot Lilligants
    Jellicent - Slateport Slowkings
    SilentVerse & Hot N Cold - Cherrygrove Cinccinos
    double01 - Anville Aggrons

    ignore the managers, not important. what i'm looking for are some cool cartoony logos of the pokemon and the respective team name somewhere in the image, is there anyone who can pull that off? cheers
  8. Bummer

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    It didn't die, we just finished all of the tourney requests. Until now that is. :V

    You might wanna flesh out what the tournament entails though, but since losing is the objective, I guess the lowest layers of NU is appropriate for the banner?
  9. Espeon65

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    I made one really quick.
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    Feel free NOT to use it.
  10. Blue Frog

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    Ok I'm not sure if I'm too late for the Reverse Tournament or if you already got a banner, but I did this:

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  11. WhiteQueen

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    Request

    Tournament Name: BW UU Tournament

    Host: WhiteQueen
    Project priority: Normal
    Format: BW2 UU
    Tournament Rules: Best of three BW UU tournament.
    Art Direction: Please have Abomasnow in the artwork. Other than that, it's up to the artist's decision. thanks!
  12. Eagle4

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    Ah forgot about this thread. It'll come in handy

    Tournament Name: Pick of the Pools
    Host: Eagle4
    Project priority: Normal
    Format:
    BW2 OU
    Tournament Rules: Choose a pokemon from 6 different pools each round to create your team.
    Art Direction: I'd like 6 pokemon in the artwork, preferably varying in tiers (excluding Uber pokemon). ^_^
  13. bluehoundoom

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    Is this okay?
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    (I'm can't make banners, I'm sorry).
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    Tournament*
    Also, for the word part, maybe making the blue rectangle outlined completely (instead of only at the top) could help, as well as possibly making the font a bit bigger so it's fits more tightly in the rectanglr
  15. Blue Frog

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    I hope this is ok...
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    This is my second banner in total ever, which probably explains its quality. Feedback is wholeheartedly welcomed.
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    I think giving the letters a more distinct outline could help, especially on "BW UU" as currently it kind of blends into Aboma
  17. bluehoundoom

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    Thanks Ritter! I decided to not make the whole rectangle outlined.
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  18. Blue Frog

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    Quickly updated this so that the words were more legible:
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  19. Magistrum

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    Forgive me for saying this, but I think blue frog's text is better while I prefer bluehoundoom's Abomasnow. Hrrrmmm a collaboration between the two of you, perhaps? :)
  20. Magistrum

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    Sorry for the double post :X
    Eagle4 asked me to take a whack at it, so here's what i got:
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    Billiards concept. Cuz Pools. Hope it ain't corny...x_X
    Is the text all right or is it supposed to be "Pick of the Pools Tournament"?
  21. Eagle4

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    Magistrum, it's absolutely beautiful. "Pick of the Pools" is fine, it would probably look too clustered with the added word. One minor nitpick I have is the pokemon you've chosen, since they're all roughly from the same metagame. How about replacing one of the water type pokemon with an OU pokemon? If you don't have the time/energy though, then that's okay, I still love the logo as it is!
  22. Magistrum

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    Oh, didn't notice that! I got UU, RU, NU, LC and a BL pokemon yet I forgot OU of all things! Sorry about that! :P

    Edit: changed Empoleon to Vaporeon.
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    Tournament name: Same Type Tourney II
    Host: Electrolyte
    Project priority: Normal
    Format: BW2 OU
    Tournament Rules: Each Pokemon can only use moves that share a type with said Pokemon.
    Art Direction: I was thinking of creating a banner that had the words 'Same Type Tourney' with a different Pokemon representing each different type in each letter. There are 15 letters in 'Same Type Tourney', so the artist could add ><'s or something like that to make it '>Same Type Tourney<' which has 17 letters that can each represent a different type. No Ubers, please.
  24. FireMage

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    Tournament Name: The Neverused Story
    Host: FireMage
    Project priority: Normal
    Format: ADV / DPP / BW1 / BW 2 NU
    Tournament Rules: The Tour starts off as ADV NU, then progresses through each gen's NU Metagame (ADV - > DPP ->BW1 --> BW1/2 --> BW2 (now)) All are standard matches with no twist or gimmick.
    Art Direction: I was thinking of an old worn out book, with classic nu mons from each gen etched onto the cover. I also think that a parody of the Movie, "The Neverending Story" could suffice.
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