Derby #84: The Sea
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Life at the Bottom

Life at the Bottom
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masterkraig


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new!
LARGE VERSION!

Yes I'm submitting very late, but better than not at all!

And yes it's very dark. I kept trying this with many, many colors and decided the best way to show the deepest, darkest point of the ocean, is to go black on navy. After all it's a lot darker than navy/black down there.

I'd prefer the light from the angler to be glow-in-the-dark ink. :D

I aimed for subtle! Comments appreciated!

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databit


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Very cool design, looks like a wood cut. I like the placement with the cliff climbing above on the left. It gives it more depth.

jasneko


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I like the angler... kind of similar concept to mine in the color scheme etc....


JadenKale


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databit wrote:Very cool design, looks like a wood cut. I like the placement with the cliff climbing above on the left. It gives it more depth.


I thought that was an ocean liner with squid and octopi going up the side.

bmckay


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JadenKale wrote:I thought that was an ocean liner with squid and octopi going up the side.



That's what it looks like. The shirt is awesome but it could have been even better if those weren't squid but the souls of the ships passengers rising to the surface. Just a thought.

masterkraig


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Thanks for the feedback everyone :D

It's a huge sunken ship with a giant squid and some weird deep sea jelly fish.

I agree, some souls would be pretty sweet. Creepy and sweet.

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BootsBoots


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bmckay wrote:That's what it looks like. The shirt is awesome but it could have been even better if those weren't squid but the souls of the ships passengers rising to the surface. Just a thought.


This is pretty neat. The sketchy style and the minimal colors look great. I think I could do without the squid going up the side, but it still has my vote.


theinfinityloop


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Wooo, creepy! O.O


gsworks


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masterkraig wrote:
I'd prefer the light from the angler to be glow-in-the-dark ink. :D


Now that would be cool! Great design!

SavedChristian


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I like the squid going up the side because I think it keeps the design from being too belly-heavy. I'm also glad you took out the whale.

Here's hoping this gets printed! And who knows, maybe that black on navy will turn out brilliantly!

nrarmen


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Nice work

dijin


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Too bad it wasn't submitted earlier. Anyway, gmv

masterkraig


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Thanks for the feedback, and yes I wish I submitted it sooner, I was part busy and part fighting with myself about how to execute the design :P

I appreciate all of the support!

I hope this climbs over the next couple days!

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databit


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masterkraig wrote:Thanks for the feedback, and yes I wish I submitted it sooner, I was part busy and part fighting with myself about how to execute the design :P

I appreciate all of the support!

I hope this climbs over the next couple days!


it is doing quite well for a late submission.

SavedChristian


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masterkraig wrote:Thanks for the feedback, and yes I wish I submitted it sooner, I was part busy and part fighting with myself about how to execute the design :P

I appreciate all of the support!

I hope this climbs over the next couple days!


I'd say it's climbing!

masterkraig


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It's still leading the hotness! I'd be incredibly proud and happy to see this keep climbing! :D

I've recently been so unmotivated (it's spring break but I have a ton of work to do) but seeing this response has made me energetic about getting things done!

Thanks again all!

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jasneko


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Gosh, your deep sea creature shirt with yellow highlights on a navy shirt is getting so many more votes than mine!! ::jealous::


psctink


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This is cool I want one of these. I hope it wins

masterkraig


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jasneko wrote:Gosh, your deep sea creature shirt with yellow highlights on a navy shirt is getting so many more votes than mine!! ::jealous::


I like our similar color scheme/idea ;D

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masterkraig


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psctink wrote:This is cool I want one of these. I hope it wins


Thanks, spread the love!

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EinnaFK


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Lovely!! I kind of want to see what it would look like with the Angler facing the other way...?

Anyways, great job! I like the dark contrast. Doing good for a late entry. :D

chunkydesign


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I really like the way it looks, altough like it was already mentioned, I´m not so sure about those squid, especially the lowest one... I find it a little too big and "heavy" on the design. Anyway, good work, and I hope you do well in this derby.

StealthyCow


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awesome. I wish it was submitted earlier. only design I'm really liking this derby. hopefully it can get up there quickly.

databit


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Still at the top of the hotness! Go little shirt go!

ryancope10


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STILL IN HOTNESS :D

MMagieD


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I WANT IT.

SavedChristian


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Hot! Hot! Hotness! It's the little shirt that could!

jesswebby


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This shirt is awesome!

masterkraig


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I think I can, I think I can, I think I can...

:D

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SavedChristian


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masterkraig wrote:I think I can, I think I can, I think I can...

:D


databit


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Still in the hotness!

I featured this design as one of the "Great but Late" designs on my blog, go have a read I am going to stay here and keep counting up the votes.

/keep climbing!

databit


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SavedChristian wrote:


I read that book SO MANY TIMES as a kid.

snazzybumblebee7


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artist: can we see it bigger? Or am I missing a link? i'd love to look at it up close.

masterkraig


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snazzybumblebee7 wrote:artist: can we see it bigger? Or am I missing a link? i'd love to look at it up close.


Sure! Let me get a big version!

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masterkraig


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Check the first post! Added a LARGE version!

Thanks for the blog shout-out databit!

I truly appreciate the love this has been getting :D

Keep it up!

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Dorkvader


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It reminds me of post-impressionism. This is a very good shirt design. I will certainly buy it if it is ever available.

I really hope it wins.

MMagieD


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If this doesn't fog, let me know if you're selling it elsewhere.

albinoapple


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Love this shirt! The only shirt in this derby I would actually buy.

SavedChristian


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I wish there was more time for this to climb. I fear it won't make it in time. But surely it will get an honorable mention, in which case I could see it winning a double take derby. Or maybe it could get an editor's choice!!

rockefoe


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this is amazing. i love it!!!

matchstick3


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amazing shirt
i only wish it had more time

masterkraig


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Thanks all! I wish I submitted it earlier, but I hope it at least makes honorable mention! If it doesn't print I'll have it up in a shop with other designs once I pick an online shirt retailer! I'm leaning spreadshirt~

Thanks again for all the support, spread the word and help this climb further =D

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Nekkochan


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I've been really glad to see this climb so quickly, because I think the art is very well-executed. I'd love for it to win - fingers crossed for a huge vote surge at the last minute!

I'm seeing much better art in this derby as a whole than the last one. Guess exercise doesn't inspire the Woot shirt-creating crowd all that much...

mrmarkt


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WOW!! I WANT! GMV!

ryancope10


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KEEP UP DA VOOOTES! :D:D w00t!!

dangerhaus


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[quote postid="3039421" user="masterkraig"]new!
LARGE VERSION!

i totally love this design. i wish it had won... because then i would have received one in my order of random shirts, instead of the cutesy sea serpent ("it was delicious"). Still, i did get the circus, and the hilarious "convenient tiny chair."

the ha is silent - i'm laughing on the inside

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