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Title: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on June 29, 2009, 11:08:16 AM
Starting today, and continuing throughout July, I'll be changing my avatar every day and posting the picture its taken from up in full here (usually with a deviantart link I expect, as most of them come from there). Basically, an oppertunity for people to see lots of pictures throughout the coming month. Anyone else is, of course, highly welcome to controbute themselves as well.

Today is this (http://zemotion.deviantart.com/art/Selia-105308936):
(http://fc06.deviantart.com/fs38/f/2008/338/e/0/e0729a5ab60fbd89230c4f289480f1a7.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: The Angel Raliel on June 29, 2009, 12:10:28 PM
sorry but unless it was created by you we really do not give a damn....
you could provide  a link to deviantartists you admire as a seperate thread though
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on June 29, 2009, 12:18:19 PM
sorry but unless it was created by you we really do not give a damn....
I beg to differ.  Interesting art is interesting.  (Were it Alyss' own work, it would go in SSP anyway.)

you could provide  a link to deviantartists you admire as a seperate thread though
Linking to them would seem an excellent idea to me.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: The Angel Raliel on June 29, 2009, 12:19:50 PM
fair enough..... hot and bothered day at work with many annoyances...forget my snippy comment....it was petty and pointless.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on June 29, 2009, 12:23:39 PM
fair enough..... hot and bothered day at work with many annoyances...forget my snippy comment....it was petty and pointless.
Wait.... 

There are bad days at a toy store?  I may as well just go jump off a bridge...  It's all meaningless now.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: The Angel Raliel on June 29, 2009, 12:26:39 PM
yup.... no air conditioning....I did my foot in the other day (no idea how) and have had to work in 30c temperatures filled with screaming children....off days can happen to everyone
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on June 29, 2009, 12:34:03 PM
My sympathies... although... 

Let's see, 30C = 86F...   You've just described every day from now to the middle of September here
(except for the ones that are hotter).  Upside: we're used to it, and the A/C usually works.

...and if I could work in a toy store, I would endure, nay enjoy having screaming kids around.


The foot?  Well that just sucks.   People who aren't currently going through it never appreciate how
debilitating a sore foot is.  Consult a leech or sawbones as needed, don't put it off.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: 85283-071 on June 29, 2009, 01:29:01 PM
I like this idea. I like changing avatars too, but I'm not sure I'd have the follow-through to do it daily for a month. I'll be watching this though.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on June 29, 2009, 02:20:14 PM
cool picture!  I'm familiar with that artist.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on June 30, 2009, 05:49:58 AM
fair enough..... hot and bothered day at work with many annoyances...forget my snippy comment....it was petty and pointless.
Wait.... 

There are bad days at a toy store?  I may as well just go jump off a bridge...  It's all meaningless now.
I used to work in the toy department of a shop in Oxford. I got paid £3.66 an hour and it bored the shit out of me.

Today is this by Natalie Shau (http://natalieshau.carbonmade.com/):
(http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o293/wd1957/Alice_and_Blue_Caterpillar_by_BlueB.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: slyvia k on June 30, 2009, 10:38:07 AM
oooh cool idea fergus, me likes O0. i'd join in, but i'm really way too lazy  :-\
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on June 30, 2009, 11:36:57 AM
oooh cool idea fergus, me likes O0. i'd join in, but i'm really way too lazy  :-\
...and if everyone did it, it would be confusing...
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: slyvia k on June 30, 2009, 01:04:35 PM
oooh cool idea fergus, me likes O0. i'd join in, but i'm really way too lazy  :-\
...and if everyone diod it, it would be confusing...
yeah thought of that too! eh, great minds .... :P
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on June 30, 2009, 03:55:19 PM
oooh cool idea fergus, me likes O0. i'd join in, but i'm really way too lazy  :-\
...and if everyone diod it, it would be confusing...
yeah thought of that too! eh, great minds .... :P
Nah, it'd be awesome! Mass picture sharing, a sea of colours and shapes! RA RA RA RA RA RA RA!
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: stallionbreaker on June 30, 2009, 03:59:16 PM
The visual people would forget who was who... then again perhaps the visual people don't realize I exist because I haven't even GOT an avatar yet. Perhaps July will indeed be New Avatar Month.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on June 30, 2009, 04:09:42 PM
The visual people would forget who was who... then again perhaps the visual people don't realize I exist because I haven't even GOT an avatar yet. Perhaps July will indeed be New Avatar Month.
Who are you?
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: stallionbreaker on June 30, 2009, 07:36:51 PM
Yes, exactly.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: [CPCTC]Mrs.Picklez on June 30, 2009, 08:05:53 PM
I was going to do a similar thing with motovational posters and women but some admin had to get all huffy puffy.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on June 30, 2009, 09:52:21 PM
I was going to do a similar thing with motovational posters and women but some admin had to get all huffy puffy.

LOL, I'm curious... PM me the image.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: 85283-071 on June 30, 2009, 11:50:53 PM
Admin? Huffy? Puffy?
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: [CPCTC]Mrs.Picklez on June 30, 2009, 11:55:41 PM
Admin? Huffy? Puffy?
BLOWN YOUR MUDDA FUGGIN HAUS DOWN!
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 01, 2009, 07:43:57 AM
Today we have this: (http://bigcitydreams.deviantart.com/art/25th-December-105376375)
(http://fc04.deviantart.com/fs39/f/2008/338/b/2/b2d64060181d9e58a5efb73b097b3797.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on July 01, 2009, 11:57:29 PM
nice picture but that line is going the wrong way!  It's supposed to go down the arm not across!
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on July 02, 2009, 12:24:38 AM
nice picture but that line is going the wrong way!  It's supposed to go down the arm not across!
Duuh...  This is clearly a cry for attention...  If she cut the other way, she might accidentally hurt herself...
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 02, 2009, 07:06:01 AM
nice picture but that line is going the wrong way!  It's supposed to go down the arm not across!
Duuh...  This is clearly a cry for attention...  If she cut the other way, she might accidentally hurt herself...
Ha! Yeah, I noticed that. It was my Mum if all people who told me how to slit one's wrists...

Today is this, part of a wallpaper for Project Zero. No particular artist, you can just find around and about online:
(http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/4148/zero2.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Agonistes on July 02, 2009, 07:06:36 AM
looks to be computer drawn....
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 02, 2009, 07:07:57 AM
looks to be computer drawn....
As it's from a computer game, I'm sure it is. Just pre-rendered.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 04, 2009, 07:13:20 AM
So yesterday I didn't get on til late and so today is a double post. Yesterday's avatar was this (http://fallnangeltears.deviantart.com/art/The-Marionette-17353806):
(http://fc03.deviantart.com/fs9/i/2006/042/c/d/The_Marionette_by_fallnangeltears.jpg)

And today's is this (http://altair4444.deviantart.com/art/Puppet-Not-15196569):
(http://fc00.deviantart.com/fs35/i/2008/240/1/1/Puppet_Not_by_altair4444.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: guuurrrrrllltakeiteasy on July 04, 2009, 12:32:49 PM
Today we have this: (http://bigcitydreams.deviantart.com/art/25th-December-105376375)
(http://fc04.deviantart.com/fs39/f/2008/338/b/2/b2d64060181d9e58a5efb73b097b3797.jpg)

Aww look! She has braces!
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 04, 2009, 01:34:39 PM
Aww look! She has braces!
You stare into women's mouths a lot?
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: guuurrrrrllltakeiteasy on July 04, 2009, 03:35:17 PM
Aww look! She has braces!
You stare into women's mouths a lot?

No. I always look at people's teeth. :)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 04, 2009, 09:50:22 PM
Aww look! She has braces!
You stare into women's mouths a lot?

No. I always look at people's teeth. :)
Mine are a mess...
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 05, 2009, 08:11:03 AM
Today we have this: (http://blue-paper.deviantart.com/art/Werewolf-107013672)
(http://fc08.deviantart.com/fs39/i/2008/356/7/a/Werewolf_by_Blue_Paper.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on July 05, 2009, 05:14:40 PM
1. cool....

2. ...and yet, it reminds me of the most irritating character in Star Wars, worse even than
       Jake Lloyd as Anakin....  (I will not invoke his name, but you know who he is...)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 05, 2009, 05:35:55 PM
1. cool....

2. ...and yet, it reminds me of the most irritating character in Star Wars, worse even than
       Jake Lloyd as Anakin....  (I will not invoke his name, but you know who he is...)
Aw, come on...
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on July 05, 2009, 05:38:33 PM
1. cool....

2. ...and yet, it reminds me of the most irritating character in Star Wars, worse even than
       Jake Lloyd as Anakin....  (I will not invoke his name, but you know who he is...)
Aw, come on...
The JJB effect is less pronounced when the entire figure is visible, creating more of an
Anubis impression. 

Either way, it is a pretty impressibe bit of paper-sculpture.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 05, 2009, 05:41:45 PM
All one sheet too...
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on July 05, 2009, 06:27:31 PM
1. cool....

2. ...and yet, it reminds me of the most irritating character in Star Wars, worse even than
       Jake Lloyd as Anakin....  (I will not invoke his name, but you know who he is...)

naw... face is shaped all wrong to be he who shall not be named.

If it was a bit more cruel looking it could be Anubis.  I think it is impressive to be sure.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 06, 2009, 06:19:30 PM
Today we have this: (http://samurai-pet.deviantart.com/art/She-Blows-My-Amplifier-128421437)
(http://fc08.deviantart.com/fs46/f/2009/186/4/8/She_Blows_My_Amplifier_by_Samurai_PET.png)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 07, 2009, 07:07:44 AM
Today we have this: (http://hellfirediva.deviantart.com/art/blue-moon-128487344)
(http://fc08.deviantart.com/fs49/f/2009/187/4/d/4d336ea12cb9b9633866bc89dfbcd90d.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on July 07, 2009, 04:42:47 PM
very pretty picture!
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on July 07, 2009, 07:01:30 PM
I like that, even if I would never have expected a nice-picture-of-a-pretty-blue-flower
to appeal to you as avatar material.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 08, 2009, 12:35:48 PM
I'm an open minded guy.

Today we have this (http://lianneamanda20.deviantart.com/art/Awakening-Forest-41853704):
(http://fc04.deviantart.com/fs12/i/2006/296/c/e/Awakening_Forest_by_lianneamanda20.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on July 08, 2009, 01:37:24 PM
Clearly it's a far better drawing than I could ever do, but why the heck did she have to add a
ray of bright light shining down from an angle that contradicts every shadow in the picture?

Maybe it's the MotherShip coming to abduct the girl...    :dontknow:
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on July 08, 2009, 03:51:06 PM
Clearly it's a far better drawing than I could ever do, but why the heck did she have to add a
ray of bright light shining down from an angle that contradicts every shadow in the picture?

Maybe it's the MotherShip coming to abduct the girl...    :dontknow:

As a matter of fact... yes!  But it's not so much an abduction because she knows it's there and is walking towards it... maybe she is going to see her girlfriend who is an alien?
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: 85283-071 on July 08, 2009, 08:41:41 PM
The light is coming from her.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: slyvia k on July 09, 2009, 12:53:24 PM
i thought that only lady gaga had light coming out of her tits
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on July 09, 2009, 03:30:01 PM
i thought that only lady gaga had light coming out of her tits

LOLOLOLOLOL
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: guuurrrrrllltakeiteasy on July 09, 2009, 05:04:55 PM
Aww look! She has braces!
You stare into women's mouths a lot?

No. I always look at people's teeth. :)
Mine are a mess...

I really wouldnt be surprised, youre english after all. Im just kidding, Fergy. You may have ugly teeth, but you have nice skin.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 09, 2009, 06:24:03 PM
Aww look! She has braces!
You stare into women's mouths a lot?

No. I always look at people's teeth. :)
Mine are a mess...

I really wouldnt be surprised, youre english after all. Im just kidding, Fergy. You may have ugly teeth, but you have nice skin.
SCORE

i thought that only lady gaga had light coming out of her tits
Lady Gaga's a tarp...

Because I have gnolls on the brain, today we have this: (http://ximonr.deviantart.com/art/GNOLL-37131048)
(http://fc01.deviantart.com/fs11/i/2006/210/2/5/GNOLL_by_XimonR.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on July 09, 2009, 08:48:42 PM
^   Hmmm..... freakishly tall, hairy, a bit on the lean side, and somewhat antisocial...


Reminds me of someone.....    ;D
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 10, 2009, 05:59:37 AM
They're lean, but they're strong too. Which isn't me. And they aren't antisocial with other gnolls of their tribe...very militant, religious and driven. Again, not me.

Damn, Cee. You tried so hard, but superior geek knowledge has triumphed in my favour.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: CeeGBee on July 10, 2009, 12:24:06 PM
I didn't say antisocial towards whom...  and if they're so ambitious and driven, how come
a half dozen of those irritating do-gooder PCs keep whippin' their asses?

I also didn't mention fleabitten and funny-smelling cuz that woulda just given it away...
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: [CPCTC]Mrs.Picklez on July 11, 2009, 02:39:13 AM
They're lean, but they're strong too. Which isn't me. And they aren't antisocial with other gnolls of their tribe...very militant, religious and driven. Again, not me.

Damn, Cee. You tried so hard, but superior geek knowledge has triumphed in my favour.
Luckily you didn't pick Kobold. Rofl.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 11, 2009, 09:24:22 PM
I didn't say antisocial towards whom...  and if they're so ambitious and driven, how come
a half dozen of those irritating do-gooder PCs keep whippin' their asses?

I also didn't mention fleabitten and funny-smelling cuz that woulda just given it away...
Cos their DMs a retard.

Anyhow, yesterday was fail day due to a hangover, but today we have this: (http://b1nd1.deviantart.com/art/Walk-Home-98246186)
(http://fc04.deviantart.com/fs37/f/2008/261/8/0/Walk_Home_by_B1nd1.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Alyss on July 12, 2009, 01:01:07 PM
I've always been a sucker for Caroll's work and it's offspring, and so today we have this (http://0mri.deviantart.com/art/We-re-all-Mad-Here-49474780), one of the better artworks to result from McGee's game:
(http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/206/wereallmadhere.jpg)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Tiervexx on July 13, 2009, 06:01:11 PM
cool!  I heard that game consisted of awesome combat separated by annoying jumping puzzles.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Pandora on July 14, 2009, 02:18:04 PM
Wow! That's a really beautiful picture, and I love the game.
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: Paul on August 28, 2009, 08:17:41 PM
(http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/showbiz71/leeds_united.gif)
Title: Re: New Avatar Month
Post by: stallionbreaker on September 15, 2009, 12:25:00 PM
September seems to have become "finally has a damn avatar" month for me ;) It's me lounging on a boat. I don't often lounge on boats, but it was blissful that one time it did happen.