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by (3,338 points)

Hello everyone,

during January we have run the Fansite Item design contest, in order to create the fansite item that will represent TibiaQA.com in-game, as well as serve as a prize for future fansite events. The contest attracted many players and I wish I could reward like half of the entries... Nevertheless, the three entries had to be picked, and here they are:

The item that will make it into the game is... Omniscient Owl by Pochwalona!!!
The prizes are: The Omniscient Owl (once it's available in game) + medal of honour + 30 days of premium time

The second place scored the Bonelord Tome by Lupus Aurelius
and receivies: tome of choice + royal medal

And the third place goes to the Wise Cat by Didi
and gets: yellow rose + heavy medal

Pochwalona, please make sure to reply to our e-mail in order to sign the disclaimer. This is required to implement the item in the game. All the winners need to send an e-mail to tibiaqa.adm@gmail.com with a character name they wish to receive the prizes on and a choice of a prize (where it applies). Make sure to use the e-mail address account you used to register on TibiaQA.com

I'd also like to recognize a few other entries that were also amazing. Unfortunately, we can only reward the top 3, but the designs are so good, it would be a shame to not show them here:

  All knowing necklace by Hannzo

  Griffin Doll by Cheefs

  Clever Teddy by Didi

  The Ultimate Wisdom Guide by Pochwalona

and many more...

Thank you everyone for participating!
The TibiaQA.com team

by (31 points)
Sooo happy! Thanks for the opportunity :D and congrats to the other winners!!

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by (57 points)
Congratulations to the winners. Hope one day I have same talent as u guys very nice work.
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by (504 points)

Congratulations to the winners.

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by (235 points)
amazing entries! Kudos to the winners!
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by (80 points)
Congratz to Makadamia!. You did it girl!.

Also congratz to Didi and everyone who participated.
by (57 points)
Hello lupus! Let me ask u which program do u use to do your pixel art? I´m trying to improve my skills on it, do you recommend some tutorial ou course about it? Cya
by (80 points)
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I use a combination of Paint and GIMP (wich is open source and totally free for use). Honestly, I've learned all I know by myself and the best advice I can give you is to practice  A LOT. That's the real trick. But also:

-Learn about perspective
-How to make shadows and lights
-How to use layers and frames
-Study other people's works (http://pixeljoint.com/).
-Think out of the box.

To have an idea of what I'm talking about, I share with you my first sketch of the Bonerlord Tome, made on 2011.


by (377 points)
Yaaaaaas! I'm so happy  \o/ :D Congratulations to you too! See, you came back after such a long time and without any problem made (imo) the best sprite. Classy! :D

This Bonelord Tome from 2011 looks oldschool! :D

My first sprite in my life (2014) was so bad:


I have found also this funny little demon, which looks quite awkwardly haha:


I agree, the key is to practice a lot. The more you do, the better results you achieve. The same is with drawings etc. I have to start learning how to work with GIMP, I guess it's much easier to make some stuff there, like shadows, lights and it has better tools to make things faster. Paint is enough to make static item, but if I have to make animation, it's hard :<
by (41 points)
Pochwalona I really can’t believe that your first sprite looks so cute *.* I wish my first attempt was something close to that xD (and gz to you and all the great artists ^^)
by (377 points)
Just keep going and have a lot of fun! Results will come if u really enjoy it! :)
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