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Joseph Trahan – 30 Characters 2013

| December 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

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A bit late on the summary, but here are my 2013 stats: 10 ladies, 20 guys (same as last year… hmmm…). Just 5 of the anthropomorphic animal-types (including the fire salamander), and (arguably) 12 normal-looking human characters. I was able keep all 30 in a contained fantasy story this year, including 10 avatar characters. My secret theme this year was martial arts characters of which there were 5 (karate or kung fu), and one afro kid who’s moving his arms like tai chi.

My goal for this year was to keep it all in that one world, and I drew a lot of my inspiration from playing Magic the Gathering with my friends, or playing Diablo with my girlfriend. Thanks everyone for the help, patience and inspiration.

Alex Holt – Challenge Completed

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

 

 

 

I have to say, this year didn’t exactly go according to plan – after a fairly decent start I ended up being distracted from the challenge for the best part of the rest of the month, culminating in me doing 12 rushed characters in the space of probably a little over 2 days.  Art quality suffered severely as a result.  I found that villains are a lot harder to come up with than heroes for me, and that setting myself a time limit for this tends to result in images I’m not happy with because since the first time I completed the challenge 2 years ago I’ve been doing more full paintings and less speed paints, so my timing is off for the latter.  I’ll probably go back to some of the more interesting characters later and render them up properly with the time they need.

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Donald Poquiz – 30 Characters in 30 Days

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

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The challenge has been fun and I had forgotten how grueling it can be to get a character out every day. Thanks to everyone who’ve shown some interest in some of these characters, some of them will be fleshed out some more in some future creations.

Thanks to Tyler for keeping this event going.

 

Here is the link to see all the characters I have created related to every year of my participation: My Characters

My current on-going comic project that posts weekly can be found at Marriage & Laughter, stop by and leave a comment.

Challenge Complete – Links to all images

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Bianca Calvo – 30 Characters in 30 Days

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Everyone’s daily posts encouraged me to keep drawing even if I fell far behind, so thank you.  I got to experiment with color palettes and concepts I otherwise wouldn’t use this challenge.  These are precious seeds that can grow into something later.  Also, I’m happy to have talked to some new people and made some friends this year.  Congrats to everyone who completed the challenge!

‘Til next challenge, then! Meanwhile, I’ll keep posting on my sketchblog over here.

Post 30 Days Thumbnail Gallery for John Tompkins, aka captblitzdawg

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

30 days challenge board

 

It wasn’t easy with the holidays, full-time job and full-time family and all kinds of computer issues, but I finished the challenge on time yesterday or the second year in a row. I didn’t get all the pics colored like I would want and I may go back and re-edit those posts. It was fun and I look forward to next year! Thanks.

Joyce Ann (InkGizmo) Martin 2013 Summary!

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

If thumbnails aren’t your thing, you can check out the blog post archive of my entire run of 30 Characters in 30 Days 2013 here.

                             

I am happy to have succeeded in my first year as a challenger! I used 2013 as a month of no-pressure discovery by exploring subjects that I like while experimenting with my method. Along the way I ended up developing some good time-management habits for sure! It also left me anxious to start storytelling again, which was an interesting and encouraging feeling. It’ll be fun to look back on this set next year!

If you liked my work, more of my illustrations and visual musings can be found on my blog: http://blog.inkgizmo.com
You can connect with me on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

Cheers and congratulations to all participants!

Robert McKeone – 30 Characters in 30 Days 2013 – Mischief Managed!

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

"Daddy's Girl""Tiny" "Lord Resbow" "Danny" "Drew Fuss"

"Edami""Shroomz" "Abbrah" "Larry the Lumberjack" "Fraelyn"

"Pandamonium" "Karlynn""Bandit" "ST-4PH" "The Judge"

"Willy Appleworm" "Tim"  "Puffligeon" "The Littlest Viking""Big Cheeze"

"Louie Leprechaun" "Henry" "Aylxa""Olaf" "Ninja Camel"

"Thea" "Uhngha" "Cletus" "Black Friday" "Wee-Wee"

Though the server time for this challenge is set for “Eastern United States”… I live on the West Coast, so, it was still November 30th when I posted my last (and this) entry, thus successfully completing this years 30 Characters Challenge.  Woohoo!  But if it weren’t for deadlines, nothing would ever get done… am I right?

This year,  I tried to push the “quality” as much as the default quantity.  I wanted each character to match an overall style, and I’d like to think I was quite successful in that, even though I wasn’t entirely sure what that style was gonna be when I started.  There were a lot more animals and creatures this year than I thought there would be.  Was kinda interesting seeing that unfold.  I would also occasionally look back at my entries from 2011, and I must say, I see some growth… which is awesome!

It was a blast seeing some contestants from previous years continuing in the challenge, as well as seeing some new blood, my hats off to all who attempted it.  I’ve got a couple ideas for next years challenge if I participate… but I’ll have to wait til next year to see if I follow through with any of them, or something completely different.

Until then… cheers!

No #29 – #30 Ruben Kaae

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #29 – #30 Ruben Kaae

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No #28 Ruben Kaae

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #28 Ruben Kaae

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No #24 – #25 – #26 – #27 Ruben Kaae

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #24 – #25 – #26 – #27 Ruben Kaae

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No #23 Ruben Kaae

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #23 Ruben Kaae

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Corrie Ferrell Jr. – 30 Characters in 30 Days 2013 Edition

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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And those are my characters for this year’s challenge.  I had fun this year.

 

Me @ dA – http://energy123049.deviantart.com/

My art on Tumblr – http://artofnrg.tumblr.com/  (family friendly art blog)  and http://unleashedrandomness.tumblr.com/  (not safe for work art blog)

J. James McFarland 30 Characters

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

J. James 2013 – 30 Characters:

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J. James 2012 – 30 Characters:

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J. James 2011 – 30 Characters:

The Horchata Crew’s 2013 30

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Here they all are~!!!  The newest addition to the Horchata Crew’s arsenal of characters.  3rd time’s definitely the charm since we completed without any technical problems!  We’re still working on all of the stories these characters fit into.  For those wondering, we used 6 story drafts to create these characters:

Story A: 001, 017-019, 025, 026, 030 // Story B: 002 & 003 // Story C: 004-006 // Story D: 007-012 // Story E: 013 – 016 // Story F: 020-024, 027-029

As always, it’s a pleasure to participate in this challenge every year.  The Crew will be back for more, hoping to see even more spectacular work~!!!

2013 30 Characters Challenge Completed!

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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SEGibson – 30 Characters in 30 Days

| November 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

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…and I’m done! Man, that felt good. If you compare this lot to the ones I did two years ago, you can definitely see a lot of improvement. Thanks #30char, it’s been fun! I’ll see you next year 🙂

 

-Kas

 

Little G & Little D

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Rotiman (Bread Hunter)

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Beary V

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #23 Frank Raabirck

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Cheerful Man

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

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The Little Chef

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #22 Frank Raabirck

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #21 Frank Raabirck

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #22 Ruben Kaae

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #22 Ruben Kaae

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Shopaholic Alien

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

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RY-52

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #20 Frank Raabirck

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

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No #18-19 Frank Raabirck

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

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Tokiki

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

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