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#1 12 Dec, 2013 5:48 pm

♥♡♥ ♪ Secret Santa 2013!!♪ ♥♡♥

I think it's kida of late for making this event, but it's better someday than never, right?
I was hoping it to pop-out on the recent discussion thingy, but it didn't. So I thought maybe I could do it! big_smile
Last year was the first time I had heard about it so I guess, I'll just copy/paste last years rules, cuz I don't know much about it :I


So What is Secret Santa?
Secret Santa event is an event where an artist makes a drawing for another artist.
This happens in a few steps explained below:

Step 1
You make a wishlist and post it up here
These are drawing requests. For example a character,
or a landscape or an abstract or ... you name it.
Do not request the kind of stuff that isn't allowed on RMD.

Step 2
- You will receive the wishlist of some other person and you have to draw one of those wishes.
Do draw. Last year, some people didn't get a Secret Santa and other people were kind enough to draw it for the person.
The persons, who were to receive a gift but didn't get it, were really disappointed. Also finish it before the deadline. There's almost no excuse to why you can not finish it before the deadline. Just draw a little bit every day and I'm sure you'll finish it.
If you don't, Santa will hate you neutral
...And remember, Santa can sneak into your home at night...

Step 3
Do your best
You don't have to draw like a God. Try your best.
The idea of giving a gift is worth more than the gift itself.
Have fun!
Step 4
Submit!
You submit the drawing to your own account between Christmas and New Years Eve.  (changed)
Not before that date. You also keep it a secret who you have until you have submitted the drawing.

http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/lenm/lenm1112/lenm111200112/11378369-illustration-of-santa-claus-carrying-christmas-presents.jpg

Whose Santa will you be?
You'll be send a inbox message, so make sure it's not full!

Presenting presents:
Starting from Christmass until New Years Eve.    There has been a change to January 25

There will be applaying deadline date, so it doesn't get much confussing, I'll be hoping it be January 5 but depends on how many users are on the event.


Some tips
How to ensure that you will finish your Secret Santa:
These are tips. I'm not forcing you to follow them.

Save your drawing regularly. But thatís a no-brainer.

Make screen shots of your drawing. Print Screen it. I bet Apple has got a similar button for that.

Make a backup of your drawing file, upload it to mediafire or mail it to yourself so you can have access to it from every computer you can go online with. You can put it on an USB stick but make sure you donít lose it.

If your drawing tool refuses to work. Even after rebooting your system, waiting for a day and if Mick is unable to fix it within a few days, then you take the screenshots you regularly made and finish it in an offline drawing tool such as PaintTool SAI, Photoshop or Corel Painter. Just a few examples.

BUT all drawings are made in the RMD tools since this event is hosted on RMD. The above explained situation is an exception.

More rules:
What doesn't seem too fitting for a Secret Santa gift
Just a lineart
A sketch.
Little amount of effort.
It looks horribly compared to the rest of your gallery.

               Donít be a mean and put effort into the Secret Santa gift.You give what you want to have in return.

                                    FAQ

Lets say I finish my drawing a few days before christmas...will I just keep it stored in my files, and wait until the 25th to unveil it?
Yes
And when I do finish my drawing, will I send it to you first so you can deliver the present, or just publish it for all to see?
You don't send it to me. You submit it to your own profile between christmas and new years with january 2nd being the deadline (january 1st being the last day).Make sure the title of the drawing let's the person know that you have them.
(example: "Secret Santa: Naruto for Username"

Do we make the drawings once we get our Secret Santa, and then post them between Christmas and New Years
Yes
Do we send them the link to the drawing and tell them we are their Secret Santa?
Yes
Do we send them the drawing file?
No, you submit the drawing to your own profile.

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I know it's kinda late but at least lets try to have them done between Christmas and New Years big_smile!!

HAVE LOTS OF FUN!!~~
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New Deadline:
January 25 2014

        http://uimg2.gpotato.eu/preupload/flyff_de_f005_20131211539428.jpg


Presents:          big_smile

From Agyla  to Musicgurl09090 : 


From Oriental-Blossom to Agyla :


From Michi to Space Star 1 :
                                                     

AND we're still missing Musicgurl09090's drawing 0:

Last edited by Michii-Star (21 Jan, 2014 9:05 pm)


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#2 12 Dec, 2013 7:11 pm

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-sigh-
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#3 12 Dec, 2013 7:53 pm

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I think it's kind of too late to do Secret Santa this year. Christmas is less than two weeks away, and that's not enough time for a good amount of people to enter and have everything drawn before Christmas.


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#4 13 Dec, 2013 12:31 am

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Yeah, I'm sorry about that, it was the only reference I had to do it, and I just copy/pasted things eue
Is it okay with you or you'd prefer me to change it?


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#5 13 Dec, 2013 12:32 am

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FudgeMuffin wrote:

I think it's kind of too late to do Secret Santa this year. Christmas is less than two weeks away, and that's not enough time for a good amount of people to enter and have everything drawn before Christmas.

:I then we'll just have to do with lil ppl or something.
Anyway I think I'll have to delete it anyway :I


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#6 13 Dec, 2013 2:56 am

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oh man i would hav liked to do this but i hav other draws to draw sadly yikes


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#7 13 Dec, 2013 6:40 am

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I would have loved to do this too, and I DO have the time...


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#8 13 Dec, 2013 7:53 pm

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nice idea but i have trouble saving anything to my pc, i always do a drawing in full then save it to website, then if i want them for anything else i download them afterwards. i would be happy to take requests tho and draw them during that period, i do most of my drawings in about half an hour, i'm a quick drawer. merry xmas


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#9 14 Dec, 2013 12:19 am

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I hear that.  I also have trouble saving to my computer, but can do the drawing during that time.


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#10 14 Dec, 2013 8:10 pm

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If this can still happen, then I guess I'll do this c:


"You know, I once killed a man in his sleep with his own moustache and a grape."
~Hetalia~

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#11 16 Dec, 2013 12:31 am

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FlipBobFishWak wrote:

nice idea but i have trouble saving anything to my pc, i always do a drawing in full then save it to website, then if i want them for anything else i download them afterwards. i would be happy to take requests tho and draw them during that period, i do most of my drawings in about half an hour, i'm a quick drawer. merry xmas

Well, I don't usually save my drawings for later, I mean, I usually try finishing them the same day or I just leave it opened eue , so I don't know much about saving drawings problems :S I guess you should put your wishlist and wait if more ppl comes so it'll would be more like a "secret" santa since we're only 4 (conting myself in)


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#12 16 Dec, 2013 12:33 am

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agyla wrote:

I would have loved to do this too, and I DO have the time...

Ok, then you should give us your wishlist big_smileD  (I hope we can make this in time with more ppl)


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#13 16 Dec, 2013 12:37 am

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oriental-blossom wrote:

If this can still happen, then I guess I'll do this c:

That's great!! I'll try to make this happen big_smile Put your wishlist big_smileD


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#14 18 Dec, 2013 5:05 pm

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I think it would be good to extend the dead line maybe? Til sometime in January at least.Maybe January 25? If so I would like to do it. I love secret santa, I just think if there was more time more people would participate. It doesn't need to be by Christmas because it's just about the Holiday feels anyway, so extending it wouldn't be troublesome.

If it continues here is my list:
-Butterfly
-Anything steampunk
-A dragon


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#15 18 Dec, 2013 6:57 pm

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musicgurl09090 wrote:

I think it would be good to extend the dead line maybe? Til sometime in January at least.Maybe January 25? If so I would like to do it. I love secret santa, I just think if there was more time more people would participate. It doesn't need to be by Christmas because it's just about the Holiday feels anyway, so extending it wouldn't be troublesome.

If it continues here is my list:
-Butterfly
-Anything steampunk
-A dragon

Well that's a good, thank you for you idea !!!!!!!


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#16 18 Dec, 2013 7:33 pm

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Alright then, here's my wishlist,
Please could you draw:
(This is all from Hetalia apart from my OC)
My OC - I'll post some better reference pictures of her later, alongside Germany, Prussia and Luciano,
If possible, the background could either be snow or something like the woods (like the Hunger Games)
Germany and Prussia references : http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/ … 00-600.jpg
<---- both of them ( Prussia has white hair and red eyes, Germany has blond hair and blue eyes,)

http://blog-imgs-24-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/sigoto.jpg
http://blog-imgs-24-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/botudoitu.jpg
http://blog-imgs-21-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/doitusan.jpg
http://blog-imgs-35-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/isyoumoti.jpg
http://blog-imgs-47-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/neruneruzoooo.jpg
http://blog-imgs-11-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/pussa.jpg
http://blog-imgs-38-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/dodoitusan.jpg
http://blog-imgs-38-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/Vielendank.jpg
http://blog-imgs-38-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/koitu_2.jpg
http://blog-imgs-36-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/chu2byo-.jpg
http://blog-imgs-24-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/kitazooo.jpg
[/img]http://blog-imgs-24-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/MP41.jpg[/img]
http://blog-imgs-24-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/Franchi.jpg <---That's Romano, but he looks a little like Luciano here, so seeming as there aren't many pictures of Luciano, I added this one too,
http://blog-imgs-50-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/mizudeppou.jpg
http://blog-imgs-50-origin.fc2.com/h/i/m/himaruya/kaminokuruma.jpg
http://2phetalia.wikia.com/wiki/Italy
http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2013/147/8/7/hush_little_baby__papa__2p_italy_x_baby_reader__by_mistdream454-d66shrc.png

There's an abundance of references for the 3 official Hetalia characters, (I got a little carried away,) and I'll post a few of my OC on too, p.s if the other pictures don't show, they're from Himaruya's webside (just type in Hidekaz Himaruya) because they don't seem to be showing on my computer, maybe my computer is socially awkward hmm
http://himaruya.blog61.fc2.com/blog-date-201112.html <-----Himaruya's blog, (it's all in Japanese though...)

http://data3.whicdn.com/images/2473665/ … _large.jpg

My OC references -----> http://www.ratemydrawings.com/drawings/ … 41352.html  I quickly doodled this, and then : http://www.ratemydrawings.com/drawings/ … 31430.html (The female with blonde hair and blue eyes)

Last edited by oriental-blossom (18 Dec, 2013 9:26 pm)


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#17 21 Dec, 2013 11:41 pm

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May i join? My wish-list is any of the following:
-Music box                            - Birds flying in spring
- Jack in the box                    -A fair /carnival
- Ballerina doll dancing      (These are my choices but it can be something else
- Nutcracker                                 too.)
- Pirate sword fight        Any style and color is fine big_smile I like to see creativity


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#18 23 Dec, 2013 7:42 am

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Wishlist for me would be:
Unicorn
horses
sunsets
landscape with water or waterfall
But I am so up to a surprise, so if Manga is your Forte, go for it!


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#19 27 Dec, 2013 12:16 am

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Merry  belated Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  big_smile


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#20 27 Dec, 2013 6:06 pm

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Hooray for X-mas!


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