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Discussion in 'Battle Forum' started by bugs-one, Dec 20, 2015.

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  1. Andy B

    Andy B Senior Member

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    I finished mine too late to get it in. Dope pieces all around. I'm voting for theillfunkfreaka, my second would be Odd_Otto. Props to Zoup for maintaining this. Outstanding to all. Get up and stay safe.
     
  2. PeskDos

    PeskDos Elite Member

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    gotta give my vote to zoup this has been the cleanest sketch from you ive seen.
    but eba has the best flowing letters out of the bunch imo.
     
  3. Classic

    Classic Senior Member

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    Pesk - why don’t you join in these, I’ve seen some of your stuff your decent, you should get in there

    yeh - looks most ready to paint out of all of them, like how you value letter style over add ons and what not. I’d probably us a bottom bar of the K and extend that right as my horizontal bar vs the E. Right bar of M looks too long, I see you wanted that to go below the horizontal bar of the e then have it loop back up

    Matt - just keep at it, bottom half of the letters are to longated but your close to a break through

    watch - keep at it, maybe look to add some curve bars in there to compliment the hard lines and angles, close to a break through as well

    Ill - your letters have style for sure but each letter is like it was drawn in its own then forced to be next to each other. Like the S going to far into the K, I did the same thing with my I. Look for ways to work your letters together. Perhaps add a low horizontal bar shooting off the bottom of your K to match the low horizontal bar you have off the bottom of your M. Repeat the same moves = consistency = flow. Also maybe borrow from Odd s technique of putting some bars/plates whatever behind your letter bars to take up some of all that negative space.

    odd - digging it. Love that K. Only thing I noticed was to many blocks/plates add in up top that aren’t connected to anything. I do random bigger plates like that behind my letters to give them a nice background as well. Nice little trick/tip to use
     
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  4. Classic

    Classic Senior Member

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    Apologies for the criticism, I’m certainly in no position to give unsolicited criticism but a couple of you are real close to putting it all together.

    odd gets my vote, yeh second. I’d vote satire every battle so I feel bad for sat that he has the best entry but not my vote but I imagine he gets it.
     
  5. EBA

    EBA Elite Member

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    Ha... Nah.... I appreciate it but this is all just for fun.
     
  6. SumYungGai

    SumYungGai Elite Member

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  7. Matt Wrigh

    Matt Wrigh Senior Member

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    I appreciate constructive criticism as long as its presented respectfully!! We are all here for practice and I learn alot dissecting how everybody attacks these words!! I appreciate the encouragement and I think this is one of the better threads on the site! Big ups to @zoup for managing the buisness end for us. Let's keep this shit rolling!!!
     
  8. Yeh

    Yeh Member

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    Classic for me on this but everyone went big, happily be next to any of these on a wall.

    Appreciate your work Zoup in keeping these battles running. After not being on BS for around 16 years I came back to look for motivation to sketch new things during the current lockdown.

    Look forward to the next word

    As to why I chose Skema instead of the other variations - I knew a guy who wrote Skema a long time ago so it seemed the obvious word to me.
     
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  9. ElbowMacK187

    ElbowMacK187 Elite Member

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  10. IcieGr8pe

    IcieGr8pe Senior Member

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  11. Aristo

    Aristo Senior Member

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    Zoup gmv

    It's been cool seeing how you've progressed over the years ever since I joined back in 2015
     
  12. watchawant

    watchawant Member

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    Sick battle, going to have to give it to classic tho!
     
  13. EBA

    EBA Elite Member

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    So it was a tie between Classic and Zoup?
     
  14. zoup

    zoup Elite Member

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    lmao its not a tie, i appreciate the love tho. @Classic is the winner of the SKEMA'S Battle, you have till monday to pick the word, or @EBA @Odd_Otto @Theillfunkfreaka picks word tuesday.
     
  15. EBA

    EBA Elite Member

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    Classic votes:
    Me
    inkbits
    Yeh

    @zoup votes:
    Pesk
    ElbowMack
    IcieGr8pe
    Aristo

    I was wrong. Not a tie. Zoup got more votes.

    Am I wrong? Maybe I missed something. Claim it homie. You earned it.
     
  16. Classic

    Classic Senior Member

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    Zoup won, pick a word homie
     
  17. zoup

    zoup Elite Member

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    4sure lol, lets do MANTZ Matty Mantz is a las veags rollerblader that recently passed, dude was doing things on blades in 1997 that i still cant decades into skating, straight up legened and his lastname seems fun to write.
    New word is "MANTZ" deadline friday 26.
     
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  18. EBA

    EBA Elite Member

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  19. Theillfunkfreaka

    Theillfunkfreaka Senior Member

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    I miss inline being in the xgames

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  20. Classic

    Classic Senior Member

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    Buried the T, style changed from the M to the Z ... just can’t put it all together

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