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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #20 on: May 07, 2014, 12:31:35 AM »
Since I only recently joined the forum and didn't witness the last one: do the prehistoric animals that are featured in the diorama have to be toys? Or is it also possible to use self made sculptures/casts? I would definitely like to jump on the bandwagon!
I think it's fine. I remember a few contests ago we had someone enter a sculpture they had created themselves from scratch (Zopteryx I think?) as well as someone who used a Sideshow Tyrannosaurus rex in their entry.

Yep, anything goes, really. :)



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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2014, 11:17:21 PM »
The first entries are already starting to trickle in  8)


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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2014, 06:49:32 AM »
I'm going to do one next year and start planning now.

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2014, 08:06:12 PM »
How accurate does it need to be?

Do you need to use the most accurate models possible (so no Papo)?

Can you mix dinos from different eras if it looks cool?

Can you include Godzilla?

Or amybe something in-between?

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2014, 08:15:29 PM »
There are no rules regarding accuracy. You can make it is an accurate or non accurate as you wish, but you will be judged for it. Most people will give votes for something that is well researched and photographed. So, it's in your best interest to make it as accurate as you can.

You can use whatever models you want. And yes, you can mix dinosaurs from different eras, but most people wouldn't do that. It will hurt your performance in the long run.

I don't think Godzilla is allowed. He is not a real dinosaur.
« Last Edit: May 16, 2014, 08:18:02 PM by tyrantqueen »

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2014, 08:19:50 PM »
I'm looking at things like Papo - those dinosaurs look excellent in a photo, but we know they aren't accurate. But they look so good...

Or hey, who doesn't want to see a picture of a T-Rex nosing around a crashed time machine?

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2014, 08:24:04 PM »
I recall last year's winner did use the Papo Tyrannosaurus in his entry. You could use them if you wanted. But it's best to have all your bases covered, you know? Some people might be fussy about accuracy and decide to not vote for your entry because, for example, your diorama included grass when it shouldn't have.
« Last Edit: May 16, 2014, 08:24:43 PM by tyrantqueen »

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #27 on: May 16, 2014, 08:27:11 PM »
If we could re-use already-published work, I would probably have used this:

But as you see, I already put it on flickr!  I might make something similar just because of the perspective/illusion of motion, though the backdrop would hav to be changed a lot.

But I am considering a crashed time machine.
« Last Edit: May 16, 2014, 08:27:59 PM by Ridureyu »

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #28 on: May 16, 2014, 08:52:27 PM »
Nice pic, very clever and creative, we really like photos like this that convey a sense of movement.

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #29 on: May 16, 2014, 09:45:04 PM »
Right, the only issue is that it's been published. Well, I've got time to think of what to do!

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #30 on: May 31, 2014, 05:31:42 AM »
I know have not been on in awhile. But I feel like doing this. :)
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #31 on: June 03, 2014, 12:41:54 AM »
Got my idea and going to make the pic now. Btw can i share the pics for the contest that did not make the cut? Only sharing my real pic via email for now. :)
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #32 on: June 03, 2014, 01:21:07 AM »
You can post the pics as long as they're not of the same diorama.

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #33 on: June 03, 2014, 02:22:08 AM »
All sent. :)

Ps good luck to everyone who enters. :)
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #34 on: June 05, 2014, 05:27:43 AM »
You can post the pics as long as they're not of the same diorama.

Thanks. No worries they aren't. One pic i have to do again. Don't like the way it looked. If i can get it to look good will add as part of my sig. But its a big if.
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #35 on: June 08, 2014, 04:03:46 PM »
Just a reminder for all entrants to include a title with your entry :)


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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #36 on: July 03, 2014, 11:55:42 AM »
im going to attempt to enter with all my dinosaur toys i could do anything acually :-\ i dont have a lot of realistic dinosaurs
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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #37 on: July 21, 2014, 09:31:42 AM »
Ok I might have an idea for a diorama, I'm allowed to photoshop a background into it right ? ( background will be my own photo...)

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #38 on: July 28, 2014, 07:25:23 PM »
Just sent mine, good luck everybody !

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Re: The Dinosaur Toy Forum Diorama Contest 2014
« Reply #39 on: July 28, 2014, 09:25:33 PM »
Yeah, the day before yesterday I sent my contribution to Adam! Looking forward to seeing it among the others! Good luck everyone!