SotA Limited Edition Art Print!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by caravaggiosWolf (Dev), Apr 10, 2014.

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Which image would you like as a limited edition art print?

Poll closed Apr 30, 2014.
  1. Option 1: The Forest of Ardor

    24.3%
  2. Option 2: The Smuggler's Cove

    7.5%
  3. Option 3: The Obsidian Ruins

    9.8%
  4. Option 4: The Song of Daedelus

    44.5%
  5. Option 5: The Pillars of Night

    13.9%
  1. caravaggiosWolf (Dev)

    caravaggiosWolf (Dev) SotA Dev/Concept Art Lead SOTA Developer

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    You've asked for it, We've thought about and now it is time to take it to task! The first Shroud of the Avatar limited edition art print.

    What we are thinking; a limited run of a single SotA image signed and numbered by the artist on archival paper. The art is 18" x 9" with at least a 1.5" border, 21" x 12" overall. Available for sale in the SotA store and shipped directly to you. What's an art print? What's the image? What's the cost? Is there a better way to do this? We are a community driven project and we all have a voice! :) This is our first time doing something like this so if you have suggestions please share!

    EXAMPLE of what we are thinking!!!
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    FIVE images to choose from! VOTE above! (names subject to change)
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    Ideally; the most popular will be printed on archival paper, (will last for generations) numbered, (a limit to the number of prints created from the image increasing their value, 500?) and signed by the artist... maybe the team if you request it. Limited edition art prints usually go for $50.00 to $80.00 not including shipping. Sometimes hundreds of dollars but we don't want to do that.

    Perhaps just a printed image you get yourself through a site like zazzle.com, we are not sure yet and want your input.

    If this is popular with our community we will create more than one. ;)

    VOTE until the end of the month!

    Stephen
     
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    Love this idea. Too bad you can only pick one!
     
  3. Amber Raine

    Amber Raine Community Ambassador (FR)

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    We, only get to pick one? How can the community possibly choose only one of these great works of art?
     
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    enderandrew Legend of the Hearth

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    All great, but 4 is my favorite.
     
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    The Shattered Moon has it's place in my heart.
     
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    enderandrew Legend of the Hearth

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    The others also can be perceived to be generic fantasy in a sense, but 4 seems to be uniquely SotA.
     
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    is everything.
    This is a great idea, and I definitely will be taking advantage and purchasing whichever print is decided upon. Here's to my first piece of SotA art!
     
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    Woohoo! I'd be all over a signed print... more if you decide to print several pieces. I like them all.. Forest was my first choice (though I would have picked the valley of Bobs if it was a choice.. lol) The shattered moon, while a great work and great for the game.. is my last choice for a print because its low on color and pop..
     
  9. NirAntae

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    YAYAYAYAYAYAYAAAAYYYYY!

    Absolutely the shattered moon... it is absolutely uniquely iconic for SotA. It is the one that says "This is from SotA" just from glancing at it.

    Though if Dragon Coast had been one of the options, I'd have had a hard time deciding which to vote for ;)
     
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    Agree about the moon one not being vibrant/bright enough for my taste. For something I'd hang on my wall 3 and 5 would stand out nicely.
     
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    The Song of Daedelus! Looks like I might have another track to write and name after that piece of art.

    In the meantime, Sharm and I did do this with this sort of thing in mind:



    By the time I voted it looks like Song of Daedelus is far in the lead. Let's see it stay that way :) Then I'll talk to Stephen and Poets' Circle will try to actually create a 'Song' of Daedelus.
     
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    Being a sensible type person I know most of us could only afford 1 limited/signed print with that in mind I voted for my most favorite that would fit into the décor of one of the rooms in my home.
    Should the others be available, at lets say Zazzle, then cost would not be as prohibitive and the various paper types/quality would enable most everyone to purchase at least one. Consider they could allow for different sizes even a canvas print could be obtained.
    I am very happy Portalarium is looking into this, possibilities are virtually endless.
    Stephen and the art team, I do hope you don't think something like this cheapens your art!
     
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    Ok, wow that was unexpected. I thought I might have voted for one that was unpopular but it turns out to be the most popular!

    Was a tough choice but finally decided that the one I voted for would be the most interesting to deeply stare at.
     
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    I went through the same experience before I voted :) Love it. Welcome moongazers!
     
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    Love to get the first 1 of xxxx!!! Great idea! Must purchase for me and the Shroud of the Avatar Museum.
     
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    Haunting and gorgeous. I was going to say just rename it, but then the part with the 'speech' played, and maybe not so much. It should be clean and simple if it's to go with the clean and simple picture. Still definitely gorgeous though!
     
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    The speech is not in the in-game version
     
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    #5

    There something that yells out - Adventure - Which way to go! Through the gate or up the stairs? A land unknown :)
     
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    This is a very nice idea, Portalarium! :)

    My first choice is definitely option 4. As a second choice, I would go with option 1.

    I`ll just end with.. Bring it on! I`m ready to place my support behind this.
     
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    I had to vote one all the way. Just too beautiful, it reminds me of a Thomas Kinkade painting.
     
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