Saturday, October 21, 2006



The Sketch Tavern is holding a new contest for Hallowe'en! If any of you guys want to join in feel free to pop over and sign up. Here are the rules and guide lines:

The Tavern's very own Haunted Contest! Read the description and rules below. Follow the link here to enter: The Haunted Tavern Contest

The Haunted Tavern's Horror Movie Madness Contest
Contest begins Friday October 20 thru to the closing date of November 3.
All entries will be submitted to either Tim Kelly or Dapper Dan via Private Message at the Tavern Forums. Please use a image host or your own site to submit art.
Winners will be chosen by the Sketch Tavern Crew and announced shortly after the deadline.

“Horror Films are designed to elicit fright, fear and disgust from their viewers. In horror film plots, evil forces, events, or characters, sometimes of supernatural origin, intrude into the everyday world.”

You’re ghoulish task for this creepy contest is to think of an original concept for a Horror movie. The 2 week contest will challenge your design skills, composition skills and overall ability to project the mood required to give people the cold running chills.

Sign up in this thread and state which design you will be creating for week one. The designs will be due one week from today. Send all art via PM to Tim Kelly or Dapper Dan no later than the 27th of October, at midnight. 6 winners from this round will be chosen. They will then will move onto round 2.

1st Week
-Design either a Hero or Victim
Create one design for the main hero or victim of the Horror film you would make. Flesh them out well with a biography, pose sheet and one pose with colors. You cannot use an existing character from any genre, the design must be original. Winners from this round will move onto the second round.


2nd Week
-Make a Movie Poster
Details to be announced after completed designs are submitted…muahahahaha


Prizes

1st Place
- Ghostbusters 1&2 DVD Set
- A Starring role in Lightbomb Mike’s “Eat the Robinsons” short story for the published anthology “Cereal and Pajamas” due out early next year.
- One Sketch from Lightbomb Mike, Hen, Tim Kelly and Dapper Dan (4 sketches in total)
- Dapper Dan’s Ghostbusters “This Chick Is Toast” Print and “Cleanin Up The Town” Print
- Dapper Dan Sketch book
- Lightbombmike Sketch book

2nd Place
- “You being killed by Zombies!” A Supporting role in Lightbomb Mike’s “Eat the Robinsons” short story for the published anthology “Cereal and Pajamas” due out early next year.
- One Sketch from Lightbomb Mike, Hen, Tim Kelly and Dapper Dan (4 sketches in total)
- Dapper Dan’s Ghostbusters “Who Ya Gonna Call” Print
- Dapper Dan Sketch book
- Lightbombmike Sketch book

3rd Place
- “You as a lifeless corpse!” A Supporting role in Lightbomb Mike’s “Eat the Robinsons” short story for the published anthology “Cereal and Pajamas” due out early next year.
- Dapper Dan Sketch book and a sketch
- Lightbombmike Sketch book


I've recently been jammin with some buddys online as well. We all pick a topic and rock out a piece within 20 mins. Here are the ones I've done so far:



Thanks again for all the awesome feedback guys! It's greatly appreciated!

Cheers

Dan

5 comments:

J. Nowland said...

Hey Dan.... those 20 minute drawings are super solid.... I really like them... PEACE!
J

Todd Oman said...

Wow now that is alot of cool drawings! The colors on your top one are really great as always.

Eripuuu said...

Oh wow, I could definitely learn a lot from your drawings! Wonderful work!

flipstudios said...

20 minutes!!! you're killing me.

i really dig the monster holding the girl. great posing. cheers.

Robin Hall said...

hey dan, I especially love that top piece with the girl in the cape! Very nice!