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BBC Contest #65 Preliminary Poll Donald Duck

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BBC Contest #65 Preliminary Poll Donald Duck

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#1 Offline Tufi Piyufi

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Posted Jun 24 2013 - 07:32 PM

Preliminary Poll Donald DuckBBC Contest #65: [color=#000080;]For the Birds![/color]Here we are... it's the first round of voting for BBC Contest #65: For the Birds!Two entries from each poll will advance, as well as two overall wildcards.Preliminary Voting begins June 24th and ends June 27nd at 11:59 P.M. EST.Final Voting begins August 3rd and ends August 4th at 11:59 P.M. EST.The contest winner and final voting results will be posted in a separate thread on August 6th.---------------------------------------------------------BZP Rules and Guidelines---------------------------------------------------------1. Posted Image >>> Flamewing2. Posted Image >>> Laserbeak Fledgeling3. Posted Image >>> Popeye the Hyacinth Macaw4. Posted Image >>> Oiseaux D'eau5. Posted Image >>> Ricky the Raven6. Posted Image >>> Chestnut Winged Cuckoo7. Posted Image >>> Purple Martin8. Posted Image >>> Kahu - Great Winged Rahi9. Posted Image >>> Jazbay
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Posted Jun 24 2013 - 07:59 PM

Had to go with the Chestnut Winged Cuckoo. It's a bit wonky around the neck and beak area, but it does a great job of capturing its target. The shaping on 7 and 8 are great too.
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Posted Jun 24 2013 - 08:22 PM

Voted for my own, though #6 is amazing and I wish it were in a different poll so I'd have a better chance. :P

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Posted Jun 24 2013 - 08:30 PM

I voted for #5. My little brother's work might be simple, but I love him and support him anyways. And Ricky is just so downright cute with the way my little brother built him.

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Posted Jun 24 2013 - 08:39 PM

I voted for the Cuckoo. Shame the picture of #8 is so bad, I usually love Mak's work but I just can't tell enough about it.

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Posted Jun 24 2013 - 09:01 PM

[font="Palatino;"]Chestnut Winged Cuckoo is the clear choice here. The Kahu could have made it into contention but it's really quite hard to make out the details in the picture - love the '01 look on that one, though.[/font]

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Posted Jun 24 2013 - 09:09 PM

Of these, my favorites are Popeye the Hyacinth Macaw and Chestnut Winged Cuckoo, but I do appreciate the simplicity of Jazbay. In the end, I went with the Cuckoo. Good luck everybody! :music:
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Posted Jun 25 2013 - 12:56 AM

While I love Laserbeak, the Chestnut Winged Cuckoo has beautiful plumage and is built the way a perching bird should be, so it has my vote.~B~
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Posted Jun 25 2013 - 01:27 AM

[color=#4b0082;][font="'courier new', courier, monospace;"]For sheer number of outstanding qualities, I went with the Chestnut Winged Cuckoo. I'll admit, Popeye had me for a minute, and the Purple Martin was very well shaped, as Arp mentioned. However, I couldn't deny that I definitely admired the cuckoo more, and thus my choice.[/color][/font]

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Posted Jun 25 2013 - 07:22 AM

I went with the sheer simplicity of Jazbay in the end, it's so twee.

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Posted Jun 25 2013 - 08:41 AM

There are some really well done, larger birds here that I think would clean up at Brickfair with the public.  I'm going to go with the Cuckoo, though. Using fewer pieces at a smaller scale gives it a much smoother, believable texture and shapes than the larger entries achieve.

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Posted Jun 25 2013 - 12:19 PM

Gosh dang, sorry guys. I need to get myself a better camera, or get someone to teach me how to properly use the ones I have.


I voted for the chestnut Cuckoo. That bird got some style.

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Posted Jun 25 2013 - 09:51 PM

The beak was one of the main things that threw me off of the Cuckoo, so I voted for the Purple Martin just to prove that small guys can get votes too, and because I loved the detail, although the head is weird.

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Posted Jun 26 2013 - 08:38 AM

Chestnut something something is just so amazing it doesnt look like lego at all until you view the picture in full resolution, really clear choice there.

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Posted Jun 26 2013 - 09:31 AM

[color=#ff0000;]I voted for entry 8#.  The Kahu is awesome.[/color]

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Posted Jun 26 2013 - 10:47 AM

Popeye, the Kahu, and the Cuckoo are the most impressive entries in this poll as far as I'm concerned.Popeye easily has the most character of the three, but he is also the least refined. His color blocking feels uneven and the many textures in his design compete with one another. There are some somewhat conspicuous gaps, and he is not the most streamlined.The Cuckoo also has some competing textures, but there are fewer of them by virtue of the Cuckoo being a smaller model. Thus, the Cuckoo has a much stronger economy of design. It is cute and has very well-refined proportions and color blocking.The Kahu is fearsome and brilliantly revamps the original model with its bright spots of color on an otherwise more subdued black body. But like the original model, it is gappy and somewhat less streamlined than the other birds. I feel the Chima wing elements on its head are a somewhat poor design decision, as they are inconsistent with the mechanical textures present elsewhere on the model. Its wings, when outstretched, are rather underwhelming, It seems to go the farthest out of any of the entries when it comes to having an anatomically-realistic wing skeleton, but that comes at the cost of aesthetics.The Cuckoo is my final pick in this poll.
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Posted Jun 26 2013 - 01:20 PM

I had to vote for the cuckoo. My only other choice would be Popeye, but it's way too lumpy, so it looks more like it's all ruffled or something. (Plus I can't have another Macaw as competition now, can I? Jk!)

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Posted Jun 26 2013 - 05:41 PM

[font="'courier new', courier, monospace;"][color=rgb(128,0,128);]Really, Chestnut wins my vote hands down.[/color][/font]


[font="'courier new', courier, monospace;"][color=rgb(128,0,128);]Jazbay and Popeye were other honorable mentions, but Chestnut was so amazing it's crazy.[/color][/font]

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Posted Jun 26 2013 - 09:41 PM

The cuckoo is somehow adorable and awesome, and for that it gets my vote.~|ET|~
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