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Want your design on TORn?



calisuri
PTB

Jan 4 2008, 7:29pm


Views: 38740
Want your design on TORn?

TORN DesignWhen we redesigned TORn a few months ago, we did so with the intention of being able to swap out designs with ease. To that end, we were hoping to have Ringer submitted designs that we could occasionally feature. If you are handy with Photoshop/Illustrator and have some free time, we'd love to see what you come up with! The following link will download a .zip file that contains our official logo and a Photoshop file of the site template. The Photoshop file has a layer included that should make the designing process a bit easy. If you don't know how to handle the Photoshop file, chances are you won't be able to submit a design! But for those of you who do, give your best shot and send it to me at calisuri@theonering.net. Please include your nickname, the source of the assets (original imagery) you used and if you would like to have your email/website displayed. The TORn staff will choose the best entries and randomly post them on the site. Have fun! [Download the Assets]

The Mysterious Calisuri



(This post was edited by calisuri on Jan 19 2008, 5:06pm)


Rabittooth
Bree


Jan 6 2008, 12:46am


Views: 23340
Hmmm

For some reason I cannot open the TORN logo in Photoshop (I think I'm using 5.0) it's telling me:

Could not open the document because the parser module cannot parse the file.

I've never worked with a eps file before. Although I'm opening (or attempting to) it properly according to the help files.
Any suggestions?

Smile

-Rabittooth

www.rabittooth.com


Rabittooth
Bree


Jan 6 2008, 1:48am


Views: 23376
Like this...

I want to go for something like this:

http://www.rabittooth.com/torn2.jpg

whatcha think? Cool

-Rabittooth

www.rabittooth.com


Altaira
Superuser / Moderator


Jan 6 2008, 2:48am


Views: 23250
Wow, nice!

That looks awesome to me, though I'm not the final judge; Calisuri is. I'll make sure he's aware of this post and answers you here on via email.


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calisuri
PTB

Jan 19 2008, 5:19pm


Views: 24217
First User Submitted Skin Posted

Phil Dragash Design 01A few weeks back we asked Ringers to submit designs to skin TheOneRing.net. Since then we've had received a lot of wonderful artwork from all parts of the world. We plan on featuring one design every few weeks, so if you submitted something, please be patient! Our first skin comes from Phil Dragash. Among the many designs Phil submitted, this 'Aragorn' skin based on stills from The Lord of the Rings films, really stood out. (We'll be seeing more of Phil's skins in the coming weeks as there are many great ones) If you like this theme, please click on the 'discuss' link below to leave your feedback. If you are interested in submitting your own design for TORn, please check out our original request by clicking on the following link. Thanks! [Submitting Designs]

The Mysterious Calisuri



Radhruin
Rohan


Jan 19 2008, 5:50pm


Views: 23217
Very eye-catching

if you get my meaning. ;) I think it's stunning. Nice job!

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it."
~Chesterton


Ainu Laire
Tol Eressea


Jan 19 2008, 6:58pm


Views: 23298
Well

I am now a hopeless pile of drool.

Feel free to keep that design forever ;P

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Starling
Half-elven


Jan 19 2008, 10:13pm


Views: 23192
Thought you would like this one, Ainu Laire

(I was just reading your profile) Wink
BTW, are you still planning to come and study in NZ? We could do with some more brainy and talented young people.


Ataahua
Superuser / Moderator


Jan 20 2008, 2:25am


Views: 23247
I love this. Talk about eye-catching! /

 

Celebrimbor: "Pretty rings..."
Dwarves: "Pretty rings..."
Men: "Pretty rings..."
Sauron: "Mine's better."

"Ah, how ironic, the addictive qualities of Sauronís master weapon led to its own destruction. Which just goes to show, kids - if you want two small and noble souls to succeed on a mission of dire importance... send an evil-minded b*****d with them too." - Gandalf's Diaries, final par, by Ufthak.


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luvgabe
The Shire

Jan 20 2008, 9:37pm


Views: 23142
Beautiful skin

Love the "skin" idea! This Aragorn one is gorgeous. Thanks!


Emily_M
Registered User

Jan 20 2008, 9:40pm


Views: 23179
beautiful!

Good job. Only problem is I won't be able to read the news because the gorgeous Viggo is too distracting.


LordPhillock
Registered User

Jan 21 2008, 2:44am


Views: 23234
Thanks guys!

Wow, much thanks to all of you who gave me such compliments to the skin I made. Honestly, I have never received so many nice comments on a work of mine that I have on the internet. Yes, it's kind of sad...

I've sent quite a bunch (and still am making more Wink) designs for later!

Again thanks! This is my first forum post too! Woo!


Radhruin
Rohan


Jan 21 2008, 6:50am


Views: 23239
Welcome

to the forums! The front page really does look quite nice! I'm looking forward to seeing more of your work!

Hope you will join us on the rest of the forum boards, we're an o.k. bunch here. We don't bite.....Hard.

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it."
~Chesterton


Peredhil lover
Valinor

Jan 21 2008, 10:59am


Views: 23107
Welcome!

Wow, your contribution to the home page is a great way to start at TORn! Wonderful done - I look forward to more of your work!

I do not suffer from LotR obsession - I enjoy every minute of it.


Earl
Forum Admin / Moderator


Jan 21 2008, 2:55pm


Views: 23215
Hey welcome Lord Phillock

I'm liking your skin a lot. The colour combination is beautifully balmy and highlights Aragorn well, being set against an evening in Gondor, separated by the golden TORn title and framed by Anduril. Very well thought out and conceived.

Are you a graphic design artist or something? Cool



KioRustleweed
Registered User

Jan 21 2008, 3:50pm


Views: 23182
Will you be introducing user choice layouts?

Not that I don't like the new one, its very nice, but I do prefer the old one. Will you be setting up a way for users to be able to pick which layout they prefer?


jinglepig78
Registered User

Jan 21 2008, 5:05pm


Views: 23259
First user submitted skin

HeartThis one is really cool. Please keep it up, you're very talented.


calisuri
PTB

Jan 22 2008, 4:17pm


Views: 23137
We are thinking about it...

Takes a bit of technical prowess that we have to research a bit - but that was intended to be the original option

The Mysterious Calisuri



ringers rock!
Rivendell


Apr 24 2008, 3:00am


Views: 23180
Still going?

user-submitted skins are a GREAT addition to the boards! Sorry, a bit new here, but are ya'll still accepting submissions? the conversations seem to have stopped earlier this year, but I'd love to jump on the bandwagon - sorry i missed the first!

Ouch. Fell off the planet. What's a girl gotta do to get some magic rope around here?


frodo-lives
Registered User

Jun 19 2008, 2:02pm


Views: 23064
yes, ahem, me too!

I'd love to have a play with the design but can't seem to access the asset files. Maybe just temporary downtime, I'll try again later.

sorry, I'm a complete newbie to these boards (though have been following TORN for ages, but for some reason never signed up).

I was also wondering if there's a place for newbies to introduce themselves.

(this of course is ENTIRELY off topic. How's that for a first post. Blush)


LaerasŽa
Tol Eressea


Jun 19 2008, 6:44pm


Views: 22972
Hello!

Sure- it's at the top of the off-topic forums (a sticky) here. (ah- sorry, can't help with the asset files question! I don't really know much about that)

Welcome to TORn, glad you signed up, and hope you enjoy it here!! (I do!) Laugh
-L


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Magpie
Immortal


Jul 1 2008, 1:57am


Views: 23208
I have the assets...

I don't know if they're still doing this or not but I have the zipped file. If any one wants it, you can PM me.



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Blitz
Registered User

Oct 29 2008, 4:13pm


Views: 23590
Is this...

Is this still going on? As far as submitting something for the website?
Im new to the boards, not new to the site. But im an artist and would like to try my hand at contributing if it is cool.


autumnrain
Registered User


Nov 20 2009, 10:52pm


Views: 34439
Found pictures :)

What if we found a picture/photo on the internet that would make a great layout? Would that still be eligible?

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