January 2016 Challenge of the Month

‘New Resolution’

DEADLINE:

January 22nd 2016

THEME:

Re-create a screen capture or character sprite from an old-school game in a ‘high resolution’. Games/characters applicable must be from or before the fourth generation of video game consoles, and can include PC games and arcade machines from BEFORE 1990.

Your high definition re-creation must be on the same angle and include the same poses and basic proportions, but you can of course make your recreation in your own style and with some creative license.

You must include a thumbnail capture of the source character or screenshot in the TOP LEFT corner of your final entry, showing clearly the origin of your piece.


HOW TO ENTER:

Upload your finished artwork to the Newgrounds.com Art Portal

TO ENTER THE OPEN CATEGORY:
TAG your artwork with the word ‘NEWRES’
(That’s it! Scouted or unscouted, I will find your entry,
as long as you tag it
with the exact word above)

TO ENTER THE BEGINNER CATEGORY:
TAG your artwork with the word ‘B-NEWRES’

OPTIONAL: Share your entry on social media using the Hashtag #NEWRES

This is a worldwide competition – join the Arty Party, wherever you are, and whatever age you may be!

RULES:

– You may submit a maximum of 1 entry
– You may NOT enter both categories (open/beginner)
– You MUST include a link in the description of your final submission leading to a ‘mid-development’ source (image or video) showing the entry is your original creation
– No pornographic material of any kind, violence must be PG13 and not too gruesome
– Your piece MUST be tagged correctly and be submitted by the deadline
– You may not submit a piece using stolen artwork or imagery
– Credit must be attributed to the original owners of copyright

PRIZES!

Open Category 1st PRIZE:
– A Medium Wacom Intuos Pro tablet
– An item of your choice from the Jazzastudios.com Shop
– A front page feature on Newgrounds.com

Open Category Runner-Up:
– A copy of the art book ’21 Draw’
– A Stillman & Birn Epsilon 9×12 Sketchbook
– Signed Sketch from Jazza in the Sketchbook
– An item of your choice from the Jazzastudios.com Shop

Open Category Finalists:
All Open Category finalists will receive a copy of “Jazza’s Archive Bundle” from the Jazzastudios Shop

Beginner Category 1st PRIZE:
– A signed book by Christopher Hart
– A Stillman & Birn Epsilon 5.5×8.5 Sketchbook
– Signed Sketch from Jazza in the Sketchbook
– An item of your choice from the Jazzastudios.com Shop

Beginner Category Runner-Up:
– An item of your choice from the Jazzastudios.com Shop

When submitting an artwork to the challenge of the month by following the competition specifications and entry guidelines, participants acknowledge that they have read and agreed to the terms and conditions.

GOOD LUCK!

Most entries will be showcased in the announcement video as thanks for your participation. Please do not send me emails or PM’s linking to your entry, I WILL FIND IT if you tag as instructed and upload by the deadline!

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