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19 January 2006 @ 12:06 pm
Username: contradictz
Icon Journal: carbon_paper
Experience: A little over one year. Only really got into iconning about 6 months ago.
Programs: Photoshop7, ImageReady7
Known weakness: Text, crop jobs, mini-movies.
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29 December 2005 @ 10:54 pm
Accepted Members and Moderators:

The following applications need grading. Please grade them sometime before the 3rd of January, please?

poetanarchy - Application (17th December)
yamimagic - Application (23rd December)
 
 
23 December 2005 @ 06:44 am
Username: yamimagic
Icon Journal: iconosphere
Experience: I've been making icons for a little over three years, however, I actually began developing a keen interest about one year ago.
Programs: Photoshop Elements 2.0, Photoshop CS, Photoshop ImageReady CS
Known weakness(es): Oh, where to begin? I suppose my biggest weaknesses would be my animations and mini-movie, as I absolutely despise them. Truth be told, I'm surprised I actually have this many. I'm afraid my icons are not all too creative, as I typically get inspiration and ideas from others' works. Also, I have a terrible habit of reusing past ideas. I suppose that's partially to do with my lack of creativity, as well as my constricted (for a lack of a better word) subject matter. (Wow, did that even make any sense?) (Edit: Oh, and apparently, I fail at filesizes. T____T)
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17 December 2005 @ 03:59 pm
Username: poetanarchy
Icon Journal: aijis_muse
Experience: Eh a while >_>
Programs: PSP 9
Known weakness: Well I don't have any animation programs so that...and I'm not all that great with text...soo...yeah.

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Current Mood: boredbored
Current Music: Rafflesia -- Kelly Chen
 
 
29 October 2005 @ 02:58 pm
The following application needs grading

souppy - application
 
 
 
29 October 2005 @ 02:54 pm
The following members can either grade (Vote yes or no) and/or Stamp a member as accepted or rejected.

Stamp
kiniro_ryu
waka_laka
elevation

Grade
kiniro_ryu
mizugazipan
waka_laka
elevation
 
 
23 October 2005 @ 11:12 pm
Username: souppy
Icon Journal: i_gration
Experience: I want to say about two years in PSP7 now...but I'm not too sure xD; It's been so long, the time just melds together into one big glob.
Programs: PSP7, JASC Animation
Known weakness: I REALLY <3 vivid color icons, and it's really starting to become prominent in my style. Because of this, I don't make many animated icons (which includes minimovies), because it ravages the poor things -_-;
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Current Mood: sleepysleepy
 
 
15 October 2005 @ 09:53 am
Username: poetanarchy
Icon Journal: aijis_muse
Experience: I've been playing with PSP for about...eh...not quite a year and PS for a few weeks though I don't like using it much so I still mostly use PSP.
Programs: PSP/PS
Known weakness: *thinks* My text is usually very crappy. -_-' And my animation sucks as I was making those before I even knew how to make icons. -_-' And now I don't have AS so yeah... x-x I had to seriously dig to find those ones.

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Current Mood: crankycranky
Current Music: Prayer -- Penicillin
 
 
13 October 2005 @ 11:04 am
FAQs  
Who started this community?
kiniro_ryu

Who maintains it?
kiniro_ryu, waka_laka and elevation.

What was the original idea behind it?
My original idea was to create an icon community of good, but not quite 'elite' icon makers.
We run roughly the same way some elite communities run but we aren't quite as picky.

Does that mean that icon makers who are accepted at elite communities can't apply?
Of course they can apply. We aren't going to stop them because they're accepted at elite communities.

How long will it take before I'm accepted/rejected?
It generally won't take more then 7 days. Sometimes people don't have time until the weekend and if you submit on sunday night there may night always be any votes until saturday for example. Which is why we ask you to wait 7 days.

Are Tiny Text icons allowed as 'Textless' icons?
Yes, but please no more then two tiny text icons and you must have at twice as many purely textless icons.

What if one letter is used as decoration, would that class as textless?
No because tiny text is unreadable, a decorative letter on the other hand is still a letter and still technically readable.


My question isn't answered here
Leave a comment here and I or one of the other mods will answer it.
 
 
12 October 2005 @ 06:32 pm
Username: psycophant <-personal (locked) journal
Icon Journal: mizugazipan
Experience: I'm going to say that I'm nearing the completing of my first year icon-making (my userinfo talks about my being a five-month old iconist, and I know that's outdated XD;)
Programs: PSP9 >:D suck it, PS
Known weakness: animation, text

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Current Mood: scaredscared