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Elfwood Selections


One of the Top Three Wiki-Pages in the Wiki Awards! for the months of September/October/November

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This wiki is about showing art and writing in www.Elfwood.com Anyone is free to make a feature. I [iippo], won't be making any more features here, (for my next stage you can join me in Selections), but if you want to make a feature, be my guest :)

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Rules
-No featuring mod's choices. They get enough attention as it is. Also featuring an artist/writer who has plenty of mod's choices and is generally a very well-knows Wooder is not very nice. This is more about the unknown treasures in the Woods.
-No featuring anything that is part of a tour. Again, they get plenty of attention as it is.
-No featuring your own work. This wiki is for honouring others, not yourself, you selfish tit. And no, don't ask your friends to feature your work either. The wiki's point is also to get us Townspeople off the streets and into the Woods, wandering and searching for things.
-What you feature doesn't have to be the best thing ever in technique, since this is not a race or a contest. If a piece caught your eye because of the philosophical theme that touched your inner self in a way that nothing else ever has - even thought it's just a pencil sketch - you can feature it.

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About the feature
-No sloppyness. Good spelling and grammar are important, as well as content: you have to discuss the piece, the why it is here and what you think of it. Both ups and downs, every piece has positive and negative sides. Write at least 10 sentences.
-It is recommended that you comment on the piece in Elfwood, telling the artist the same things you'll tell us here. You can also mention that you'll do a feature here.

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The current feature

25th May, 2011


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http://www.elfwood.com/~johnstone74/Playmates.2866270.html


About this feature:
I randomed across this picture and immediately delighted in its light mood and sweet spirit. It brings back vividly childhood summer memories of similar encounters with the fascinating creatures that we share the world with. So while the artistic execution isn't professional quality (mainly in terms of colour and background shading; her line quality and composition on the other hand leave you needing nothing more), I would argue that it doesn't have to be. Give me a drawing that actually has feeling and mood over Photoshop mastery any day. And that's why I give it now on to you :)

Featurer: [iippo]

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Past Features in past page versions:
-The Elfwood Selections 77 - 30th April, 2011: Mette Krangnes
-The Elfwood Selections 76 - 23rd February, 2008: Elizabeth Young
-The Elfwood Selections 73 - 1st February, 2008: Victoria 'Desdemonia' Harris.
-The Elfwood Selections 69 - 25th January, 2008: Jay Javier
-The Elfwood Selections 68 - 14th December, 2007: Elizabeth 'Lizard' Bailey.
-The Elfwood Selections 66 - 12th October, 2007: April S. K. Parks.
-The Elfwood Selections 65 - 30th September, 2007: Mitchell Kutney.
-The Elfwood Selections 64 - 21st September 2007: Erin 'EireWolf' Metcalf.
-The Elfwood Selections 63 - 14th September 2007: Aaron Valdez.
-The Elfwood Selections 62 - 7th September 2007: Michelle L. Gerst.
-The Elfwood Selections 60 - 24th August 2007: Petra Nygren.
-The Elfwood Selections 58 - 17th August 2007: Sherry LeAnn Andreason.
-The Elfwood Selections 56 - 10th August 2007: Steven S. King
-The Elfwood Selections 55 - 4th August 2007: Molly J. Towne
-The Elfwood Selections 53 - 27th July 2007: Marina Siu-Chong
-The Elfwood Selections 50 - 17th February 2007: ?
-The Elfwood Selections 49 - 9th February 2007: Derek C. Sotak.
-The Elfwood Selections 48 - 4th February 2007: Klara Luise Maxeiner.
-The Elfwood Selections 46 - 12th January 2007: Rose A. 'Po' Campbell.
-The Elfwood Selections 44 - 6th January 2007: Emily 'Tally Bean' Tremlett.
-The Elfwood Selections 39 - 29th December, 2006: Safraz A. Sattaur.
-The Elfwood Selections 38 - 25th December, 2006: Kory Bingaman.
-The Elfwood Selections 35 - 8th December, 2006: Collette J. Ellis.
-The Elfwood Selections 34 - 11th November, 2006: Tabatha Kate Warner.
-The Elfwood Selections 32 - 29th October, 2006: Lori 'Lolli' Thomas.
-The Elfwood Selections 31 - 20th October, 2006: Jayde Hilliard.
-The Elfwood Selections 27 - 11th October, 2006: Laura Truxillo.
-The Elfwood Selections 23 - 4th October, 2006: Jason P. Robicheaux.
-The Elfwood Selections 21 - 27th September, 2006: Rose Meloche.
-The Elfwood Selections 17 - 13th September, 2006: Maria Sjöstrand.
-The Elfwood Selections 16 - 5th September, 2006: brigitta ter wiel.

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If you would like to participate, message [iippo] with the feature you have prepared (preferaby in a wiki or some other format where I can easily copy-paste code), please follow format of the page here to make my life easier.

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Dividers by [eyes of frost] in Elftown Graphics. Many thanks.

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2006-10-24 [iippo]: Feel free to make more features people :) Don't want this to be only about what I like.

2006-10-24 [Linderel]: Humm, I could. I already have a piece in mind. ^_^

2006-10-24 [iippo]: Brilliant!

2006-10-24 [Linderel]: On another note, it seems it's been a mod's choice. Which is no wonder, but darned be anyway.

2006-10-24 [Yoruno]: Wow... nice page ;) I'll keep an eye in this, I have quite a bunch of favorite Wooders *nods*

2006-10-25 [iippo]: Thankies. ^^ And Linderel, now I'm curious, could you give a link to the one you are on about here in th comments?

2006-10-25 [Linderel]: Yah... As soon as EW starts responding. <_<
'Tis this here: http://elfwood.lysator.liu.se/art/h/0/h3six/blackunicorn.jpg.html

2006-10-27 [Perplexity]: Ah that is a very cool member here in ET named [H3_six] - she has AWESOME artwork!

2006-10-27 [Linderel]: Yup, I know. I have her house on watch. :P

2006-10-27 [Perplexity]: Me too, me too =9

2006-11-08 [iippo]: Grah, I fell out of sync with this and now I never remember when to update! -_-;; *gets to it* So sorry for all these irregularities.

2006-11-08 [Aradon Templar]: Remember, white-hot iron and I. *nods* I've been trying to get myself to do one again like I ought to, but... >.>

2006-11-10 [Perplexity]: It was your birthday recently - we can forgive you, [iippo]! ^_^

2006-11-10 [Sunrose]: Heh x)

2006-11-11 [Linderel]: This brings to mind 'The Dreamthief's Daughter' by Michael Moorcock. :3

2006-11-11 [iippo]: Hmm? Do elaborate, haven't heard of that one. *expects a book recommendation to come*

2006-11-11 [Linderel]: Eek! *tries* Well, it's a part of Moorcock's 'Eternal Champion' saga. Elric of Melniboné, an albino man from another reality, and Count Ulric von Bek, an albino man who has his own opinions of Nazism, try to keep this dark sword, a family inheritance, from getting into the wrong hands, as it's a very powerful item. Much chaos and confusion, both to the characters and the reader, ensues. I haven't actually finished the book, and its reading has been on hiatus for a while, but it is good. The style is interesting. First person imperfect perspective, and lots of instrospection. And then, there's the Grail.
The picture that's currently featured brings to mind when the Nazis are chasing the heroes in a strange underworld called Mu Ooria.

2006-11-23 [iippo]: Crump! I forgot this one again! Curse you real life distractions. Bleh, I'm such a scatterbrain. >.<
Anyone wanna have a go at the featuring?
Also *sets up a personal reminder alarm message to avoid forgetting it anymore*

2006-11-24 [GLASSALIEN]: o0o0o0o0 nice art ^-^

2006-11-27 [Linderel]: *has a feature* Shall I send it to you, [iippo]? :o

2006-11-27 [iippo]: Yeah, or you can also edit the page yourself if you don't mess up the format :P

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