Tags: holiday icon fest 2010

BatB - Belle

Update

Hello!

So, the Icon Fest ended on the 9th, and I have to say it has been a delight and an honour to host the season round. I enjoyed looking over all of you being so kind, filling each other's prompts.Thank you everyone! ♥

So, I promised statistics, that is why it took me so long to prepare this post. :) I have saved each icon and will let you know the numbers, but first, I would like to let a list of participants show here. The following amazing and creative people made icons in this round, listed in alphabetical order:

absolutelybatty, neke, adamwolf, an_ardent_rain, aye_seaturtle, syrensymphony, beyondthepen, capelle, catchtheskies, chicaintcheap, emmz13, enriana, fantasma_arto, firstillusion, florencia7, fragiledelirium, gidemo, hovercarracer, innocent_lexys, jelly_head91, julie_izumi, katiesangels, kauniimpiminua, library_of_sex, light_ofmy_life, incandescent, lover_of_narnia, marcasite, mark_pierre, medie, missadventure02, mixy101, mscam, narniacmr, nokitas, outoftime, sallyna_smile, sgmajorshipper, synnesai, theriakx, violateraindrop, visionsbeyond, wandering_foxy, willow_lives, winterlillies, word_never_said, wunderkind_lucy, ziplockbaggy

Stats:

Icon makers involved: 48
Prompts posted: 152
Prompts filled: 148
Icons created: 1002

I would like to specially mention the following people for creating the most icons, so kindly:
nokitas with 100 icons and willow_lives with 104 icons.
You are both amazing, sweet girls. :) I just thought this fact needs a bit of special mention.

Anyway, would you guys like me to post all the icons like Rachel lemonpunch did with the previous rounds, or should I just let that one go? Oh, and since I mentioned Rachel, she is hosting her next round, soon, very soon at ic0nfest:



And lastly two more things: soon I will post a texture set, a watercolour kind, because I got creative on paper again. :) And here, you can request icons, if you would like to. I am in an experimenting sort of mood.

Well, with all that said, have a wonderful day.

With love,
Lex
BatB - Belle

Update.

Hey.

I apologize for not updating about the Icon Fest all week, but I had things to do and stuff, so I am giving it one LAST day more, just to make up for the lack of updates. So the Fest closes 9th, Sunday, January 2011 a.k.a. tomorrow at midnight, Europian time.

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Holiday Icon Fest links: [Rules/About] [Promotion] [F.A.Q.] [The Prompt Page]

Well, have fun with the rest of the Fest!

with lots of love,
Lex
BatB - Belle

Icon Fest Extention

Hey!

So, I am actually doing it, extending the Fest for one more week, and I hope you guys will enjoy that time period and have much much fun! I am also including this in the Prompt Page so everyone knows.



An update and a new year post all in one will come tomorrow, until then I wish you all an early happy new year and a fun night however you plan spending it. :)

Holiday Icon Fest links: [Rules/About] [Promotion] [F.A.Q.] [The Prompt Page]

Also, Rachel lemonpunch is holding another round of her awesome Iconfests from 23th January - 9th February, so you guys won't be long without this event. :)

With love,
Lex
BatB - Belle

Iconfest extension?

Hey darlings,

I have been thinking about extending the Fest for a day or two, because I just feel like it, intuitively, that it would be a lovely thing to do. What do you think? Should I extend it by a couple days or close it tonight? :)

Have a nice day and a lot of fun if you are going out for New Year's celebration.

Holiday Icon Fest links: [Rules/About] [Promotion] [F.A.Q.] [The Prompt Page]

With love,
Lex
BatB - Belle

Icon Fest update / Texture set

Hello!

So, here is the update I have been promising. I have been a bit busy lately, so that is why there haven't been any the past couple days. You, guys are amazing there are hundreds and hundreds of icons created, which I do not have an official count off just yet, but at the end you will get a number, and lots of icon makers and prompters involved. As I said I will give a good statistics at the end of this event.

Also, there are only a couple days left so get those prompts and icons in! :)

Moving on, here are the unfilled prompts, organized by themes:


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Holiday Icon Fest links: [Rules/About] [Promotion] [F.A.Q.] [The Prompt Page]


Moving on again, I posted a "survey" about wheter you would fancy some watercolour textures from the photos of my works and because of all the kind positive response, which I will reply to later, I tried a small set. I am not sure how you guys will enjoy these, so this is experimental and if the feedback is positive I promise more to come, as I only used very little of the photos I have taken. :) Enjoy dear creative minds!

1 Texture Set
Size: 100*100 pixels
File type: .zip
Made with: Photoshop CS




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Enjoy and take care of yourselves!

with lots of love,
Lex
Stock - Angel

Merry Christmas

Hey beloved Watchers,

I am here to wish all of you who celebrate Christmas, a Merry Christmas, and to the rest who celebrate something else, I would like to wish Blessed Holidays. I hope you are spending time with your loved ones in peace and harmony and that at least at this time of the year things are alright. ♥



I wanted to do a Christmas texture set, but I ended up falling asleep in the afternoon, so maybe in the next couple of days. :)

Also, you are all amazing participating in the Icon Fest, I am happy to have all of you there, it is fun and there are so many icons and participants. I will make a proper update tomorrow, well looking at the clock as it is after midnight, so today. Though there are certain Prompt Filling Angels flying around filling the prompts, so don't be surprised if when the update comes, it won't have many unfilled prompts. :)

I also encourage you to still promote the Icon Fest to gather more participants, because the more the merrier. And also don't be shy to post those prompts, we have our Prompt Angels filling up each and every one of them. :) Happy prompting!

Holiday Icon Fest links: [Rules/About] [Promotion] [F.A.Q.] [The Prompt Page]

With lots of love,
Lex
BatB - Belle

Holiday Fest UPDATE #01 with Bonus Textures

Hello!

So, this is the very first update of the Holiday Icon Fest. It is only one day past and we have received 321 comments (yes this update has been counted and pulled together when we still only had that many comments, now we have more I know, but I don't want to start anew), that is pretty amazing. You guys are awesome. :) I also counted and so far the numbers look like this:

- 200 icons
- 22 graphic makes involved. - that is so wonderful! :)

I am not saying much more, I am just really happy you guys are so active even into the beginning of the event. Let's keep it up and have lots of fun and a succesful outcome!

Moving on, here are some prompts that are currently unfilled. I organized them by tv show, since all of you have different fandom interests as iconing base.

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Holiday Icon Fest links: [Rules/About] [Promotion] [F.A.Q.] [The Prompt Page]


Moving on, as I promised, I am made a new texture set, partly for fun, partly to keep those of you, who enjoy my textures "supplied". Have much fun!

1 Texture Set
Size: 100*100 pixels
File type: .zip
Made with: Photoshop CS




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Have tons of fun!

With love,
Lex
BatB - Belle

Holiday Icon Fest - MAIN POST - OPEN

Holiday Icon Fest
... ladies and gentlemen, drumrolls please, because here we go, let the fun begin! ;)

Please, make sure you've read the guidelines thoroughly before participating. If you have any questions or queries please direct them to the F.A.Q. post and do not post them here; this entry is purely for the prompts and icon responses. I have also included a (large) list of image galleries that you may find useful on the f.a.q. page here.

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Now, go and have lot's of fun! ;)

Have fun dearests!

Holiday Icon Fest links: [Rules/About] [Promotion] [F.A.Q.] [The Prompt Page]

I decided to extend this even by one more week! Have fun! :)
BatB - Belle

Icon Fest F.A.Q. / Texture set / Promotion

Hey again.

So, I've literally spent hours reading and modifying/adding to/...etc. Rachel's lemonpunch's F.A.Q. from the last round. I have formed it to the adjustments I gave the rules, even if minor, and styled it my way. A huge thank you for her letting me use her details and rules and everything and all the help she offered me, even being busy, which is a great gesture, even if I would not add to her to-do list. :) I cannot emphasize on the fact enough that pulling details together, thinking out rules is hard work, and she did all that with the previous rounds and even though I feel modifying and re-thinking is hard work, she gave me a wonderful base to work on, so for that credit goes for her, for everything; the awesome idea, the rules, the patience. :)

Moving on, she created a lovely community for the future rounds of Icon Fests, so please, if you haven't yet go and friend/join the community: ic0nfest. It will be the place for great future fun. She is planning to do her next round in March-ish, and silly me is already excited. :)

So, here goes the F.A.Q.:

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Moving on, to get you in the icon-making mood for Monday, I decided to pile up some unshared textures that have been laying around for a couple days/weeks and post it for you, as for you they are brand new, and for me, I did not have enough time on my hands to make something brand new, maybe when the event is on-going I will have texture inspiration. :)
Your feedback always moves and inspires me!

1 Texture Set
Size: 100*100 pixels
File type: .zip
Made with: Photoshop CS




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Also, Becky syrensymphony and myself are running a new challenge community for BBC's television shows: elite_bbc, where applications are currently open, so if you love BBC shows and have fun with your icons, come and friend/join the community. Thank you!


(banner credit goes to: syrensymphony)

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With much love and anticipation,
Lex
BatB - Belle

Holiday Icon Fest - Details

Hey!

Well, after much time and feeling totally "coocoo" by all of this, I finally pulled together the details of this up-coming Holiday Icon Fest. Even though it was still much work and modification and effort, it would have been even harder without the awesome Rachel lemonpunch, who allowed me to use her details and rules as guidelines. It is practically the same, with some adjustments, different wording, extra thoughts. :)

(I also borrowed your cute symbols, hun. ♥)

So, here goes:

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Any thoughts, suggestions you would like to share?
Most likely there are a lot of spelling errors, for that I apologize, it is 5 am. :)
You are welcome to point them out though.

With much love and anticipation,
Lex