[EVENT] Xmas in July 2019
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X-Mas in July!



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It's that time again!


It's time again for our biannual exchange of gifts!


How does it work?


If you're unfamiliar with traditional Secret Santas, here's how they work! First, you leave the information for one of your characters; name, appearance, anything of that nature. After everyone has signed up that would like to participate, we'll take the names of each person and give them out to another person randomly to make a gift. Finish the gift for your recipient before the due date!


Gift assignments are done round robin style, so your giftee and the person giving you a gift are different people.


REMEMBER! If you fail to turn in your set by the deadline, you will be put on our Contest Ban list. This means that you will be unable to participate in all 'Souls OOC events and contests until you complete your assignment for Xmas in July. It isn't fair to your partner otherwise!


Great! What info do I need to post?

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If you're looking to GIVE and RECEIVE a DRAWN ART:

Code:
[b]Character Name:[/b]
[b]Character Gender:[/b]
[b]Character Age:[/b]
[b]Reference Pictures:[/b] (If you have any!)
[b]Additional Notes:[/b] (Accessories, scars and markings missing from refs, etc.)

If you're looking to GIVE and RECEIVE a TABLESET:

Code:
[b]AVATAR[/b]

[b]Character Name:[/b]
[b]Character Gender:[/b]
[b]Character Age:[/b]
[b]Reference Pictures:[/b] (If you have any!)
[b]Additional Notes:[/b] (Accessories, scars and markings missing from refs, etc.)
[b]Text:[/b] (If any)
[b]Picture you would like used:[/b] (If you have one.)
[b]Other:[/b]

[b]TABLE[/b]

[b]Table Size Preference:[/b] (In pixels, eg: 400 wide, or max 200px for image)
[b]Color Scheme:[/b]
[b]Mood:[/b]
[b]Lyrics:[/b]
[b]Picture you would like used:[/b] (If you have one, or a description of something you would like.)
[b]Other:[/b]

[b]SIGNATURE[/b]

[b]Text or Image?:[/b]
[b]Lyrics/Words:[/b]
[b]Picture you would like used:[/b] (If you have one.)
[b]Other:[/b]

If you are okay with both GIVING and RECEIVING either a tableset OR drawn art (do note that this means you must be capable of both making tablesets AND drawing):

Code:
[b]AVATAR[/b]

[b]Character Name:[/b]
[b]Character Gender:[/b]
[b]Character Age:[/b]
[b]Reference Pictures:[/b] (If you have any!)
[b]Additional Notes:[/b] (Accessories, scars and markings missing from refs, etc.)
[b]Text:[/b] (If any)
[b]Picture you would like used:[/b] (If you have one.)
[b]Other:[/b]

[b]TABLE[/b]

[b]Table Size Preference:[/b] (In pixels, eg: 400 wide, or max 200px for image)
[b]Color Scheme:[/b]
[b]Mood:[/b]
[b]Lyrics:[/b]
[b]Picture you would like used:[/b] (If you have one, or a description of something you would like.)
[b]Other:[/b]

[b]SIGNATURE[/b]

[b]Text or Image?:[/b]
[b]Lyrics/Words:[/b]
[b]Picture you would like used:[/b] (If you have one.)
[b]Other:[/b]

[b]ART[/b]

[b]Character Name:[/b]
[b]Character Gender:[/b]
[b]Character Age:[/b]
[b]Reference Pictures:[/b] (If you have any!)
[b]Additional Notes:[/b] (Accessories, scars and markings missing from refs, etc.)
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Timeline of Events


  • Signups: July 1 - July 8
  • Information distributed: July 9
  • Due date: August 1

Some things to keep in mind...


  • Please do NOT sign up for Xmas in July if you have no idea how to draw or make a table, graphics, etc.
  • A tableset includes a table, avatar, AND signature. You're welcome to include more, but please have at least these three things unless your giftee specifies otherwise!
  • Drawn art MUST be finished and colored and a minimum of a headshot/avatar. More elaborate pieces are definitely allowed, but unfinished sketches and uncolored lineart are not!
  • Please keep in mind board-wide graphics rules and guidelines.
  • Please only request items for characters at 'Souls.
  • In an effort to ensure that everyone receives their gifts, please remember that participants who don't finish their gifts by the due date will be barred from participating in contests and other board events until they complete their part.

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Give and Receive Drawn Art

Character Name: Twelve
Character Gender: Female
Character Age: 3 years
Reference Pictures: See Wiki
Additional Notes: See Wiki


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#3
Character Name: Narcissa Greygrief
Character Gender: Female
Character Age: 1 1/2
Reference Pictures: By Kitty, by Ray, by Despi
Additional Notes: Upright ears, built like an amazon, face length wavy hair if optime, v dressy but also v warrior!
#4
Give And Receive Drawn Art

Character Name: Zsorthia Mercedes
Character Gender: Female
Character Age: 4 Years
Reference Pictures: See in Profile, linked above!
Additional Notes: Her profile has all the info you'll need! <3 Thank you so much!!!
"Can't escape this blowing up
In my face, so why can't I
Why can't I stop it?
Still got time for me to stop it
It's like a part of me must love it
That's why I'm not running from it…"
#5
Character Name: Valerian Hollybriar
Character Gender: Male
Character Age: 1 year
Reference Pictures: [1], [2], [3]
Additional Notes: He always has little silver-colored stone studs in his ears. He doesn't require his clothing/you can simplify it if you want.
#6
Give and Receive Drawn Art

Character Name: Laurentius Astora
Character Gender: Male
Character Age: 3 years
Reference Pictures: [1], [2], [3](by Nat)
Additional Notes: Wiki!
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Signature Image by Pabs
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Drawn Art:

Character Name: Cedric Stryder
Character Gender: Male
Character Age: 1.5
Reference Pictures: Wiki Here, Image 1, Image 2
Additional Notes: Claw scar on right cheek, other smaller scars over arms and legs
CEDRIC STRYDER

A Knight Carries His Shield For The Sake Of The Entire Line
#8
Drawn Art

Character Name: Cidro Amato de la Peña
Character Gender: Male
Character Age: 1.5
Reference Pictures: Additional Notes:
  • His hair is about shoulder length now, not waist-length like it is in his ref pic
  • Don't forget the scars noted on his wiki
  • Remember that he doesn't have any pupils
#9
Character Name: Falcon du Lierre
Character Gender: Woman (Male)
Character Age: 1 year, 9 months
Reference Pictures:
Color refs 1 and 2
Optime refs 1 and 2
Avatar refs 1 and 2
Additional Notes: Falcon's Wiki description is accurate, if slightly outdated. She's more muscular as an adult, but otherwise has the same build.
Note: Falcon uses he/him pronouns publicly (i.e. to most packmates, acquaintances, and strangers) and she/her pronouns privately (i.e. to specific, close friends).
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Character Name: Malfoy D'Angelo
Character Gender: Male
Character Age: 2 years
Reference Pictures: https://i.imgur.com/rMSG5Zb.pnghttps://i.imgur.com/utguxMe.png
Additional Notes:
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