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Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Industrial Helix on Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:23 am

I dunno if anyone has seen this, but there is a map contest over at They Draw and Travel. There's going to be $2000 prize cash awarded, the first place getting $1000 and the other four at $200. The contest is to draw a map of your favorite place. The deadline is a little tight, but its feasible if you're quick, July 24th.

Check it out here: http://www.theydrawandtravel.com/contest

I intend on entering... so stay tuned to this thread for updates.
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby DiM on Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:57 am

“In the beginning God said, the four-dimensional divergence of an antisymmetric, second rank tensor equals zero, and there was light, and it was good. And on the seventh day he rested.”- Michio Kaku
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby RjBeals on Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:13 am

nice link - those are very different styles of map. Very little "map" elements to a lot of them - more art really. But I may take a stab at that. Not much time though -
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby RjBeals on Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:50 pm

i'm working on mine IH. you got anything in yet?
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Industrial Helix on Thu Jul 14, 2011 12:11 am

RjBeals wrote:i'm working on mine IH. you got anything in yet?


I've got a draft and the final work penciled and prepainted. I'm hoping to lay in the main colors tonight.
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby DiM on Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:17 am

make sure you guys also post here when you enter the contest in case we can vote or something :)
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby RjBeals on Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:27 pm

well i have a shit load to do on this in the next few days. I really hope I can have something to submit. crazy busy this time of year. but this is what I have right now. I'm going to be adding some "flare" to the edges and the map itself, along with labeling.

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(edit) - it's charleston, sc (again) btw. My favorite city.
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Victor Sullivan on Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:27 pm

Looks nice! ;)

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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby RjBeals on Sun Jul 17, 2011 12:59 pm

tack might like this one. Here's the citadel i added this morning.

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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Industrial Helix on Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:04 am

I'll be submitting in the morning...

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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby rdsrds2120 on Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:13 am

Good luck! And yes, be sure to let us know if there is a public vote or something. It would be great if your art could garner support from the rest of CC :)

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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby RjBeals on Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:24 pm

that looks great IH. Keep in mind that deadline is today (Sunday) midnight USA Eastern Time. Like 10 hours from now. Not sure how that translates to Japan time :)
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Industrial Helix on Sun Jul 24, 2011 7:53 pm

Yeah, i just submitted it. Did you finish yours on time RJ?
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby cairnswk on Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:26 pm

Good luck guys. I wanted to do one for CCC, but simply didn't have time as other things impeded :(
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby RjBeals on Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:40 pm

about to submit.
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby RjBeals on Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:58 pm

here's mine, quarter of the final size. Those maps were huge and pushed the limits of my laptop I work from. Yeah, I mapped Charleston SC again, my favorite city.



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little different than this huh..

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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Industrial Helix on Sun Jul 24, 2011 9:50 pm

Wow... very beautiful. Very clean and crisp lines, a nice benefit from using a computer, but there is no absence of life in the map (which sometimes happens with computer images). I really regret not having visited Charleston yet, one day I suppose. I'll be using your map as a guide ;)
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby lostatlimbo on Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:30 am

Well done! That looks fantastic
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby grifftron on Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:54 am

You both had beautiful entries, gl! hope one of you can bring home 1k.. or at least 200 :)
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Bruceswar on Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:54 am

RJ that map is just killer. Sweeeeet! Helix your map is very nice also. Well done!
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby cairnswk on Tue Jul 26, 2011 2:13 am

Rj, congrats on a fantastic effort, That's super and surely a winning entry. =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby DiM on Tue Jul 26, 2011 5:32 am

i wish we had more artistic maps like that on CC. 8-[
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby Gilligan on Tue Jul 26, 2011 11:00 pm

Best of luck to you both! Having the winners announced Friday is closer than I thought it would be...
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby TaCktiX on Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:56 am

I'll forgive you for orientating 2nd Battalion in the wrong direction relative to the Ashley by how damn beautiful the map is (for reference, 2nd battalion is almost directly facing away from the Ashley River).
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Re: Map Contest (Grand Prize $1000)

Postby gimil on Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:06 am

beal you should get in touch put with all those companies and establishments you have put on the map get them to all vote for you (not that you need it!)


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