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The Great deviantART Emote Parade and Marching Band!

Let's have a few more band members!

Edit 10/4/08: Eek! I've taken so long to get around to updating this... for shame! Well, here 'tis with two new entries.

Show some support at [link] and submit an emote to join in!

From left to right:

1. Parade leader - *Jtcgh
2. Miles Edgeworth - *Jtcgh
3. Lil Green Dude -*Jtcgh
4. Mother War -*Jtcgh
5. Pyramid Head -*Jtcgh
6. Alex Luis Armstrong -*Jtcgh
7. Pink Ribbon Waver - ~BlackVlindertje - [link]
8. Orage Ribbon Waver - (Based on #7)
9. Clown - ~FrisianDude - [link]
10. Flagman - ~Abfc - [link]
11. Blue guy - ~invader-zim-14 - [link]
12. Harry Potter - ~Barondando [link]
13. Goth Flying Dude - ~FetalPlatypus [link]
14. Barney - ~winterdiamond [link]
15. Hyper Blue Guy - ~Punisher106 [link]
16. Teal Trumpeter - (Based on #17)
17. Blue Trumpeter - ~Minnat [link] (Animation by *Jtcgh)
18. Juggler - *Jtcgh
19. Flag Marcher - ~jamal1 [link]
20. Bee - ~LonelySorceress [link] (Animation by *Jtcgh)
21. Hobo with a Monacle - ~Minnat [link] (Animation by *Jtcgh)
22. Drummer -*Jtcgh

- 'The' float:
- 'Great' float:
- 'deviantART' float: *Jtcgh
- 'Emote' float: ~hEyJude4 [link]
- ' Parade' float:
- ' Polish dA' float: *MrM4tty [link]
- 'Emote Carrier': ~boltfox17 [link]

The project begins! Join the parade!

What I ask of you:
:bulletblue:To create an emote to join in the parade as a general marcher.
:bulletblue:To create an emote to join the parade as members of the marching band.
:bulletblue:To decorate a float, and create emotes to ride it.

Submissions can be animated or unanimated, see the rules below.

General Rules:
:bulletred:Emotes must comply to all the standard dA regulations.
:bulletred:Unanimated emotes will be animated (by myself) to march along with the rest, so don't submit anything that couldn't march along (stationary objects, people who have fallen over etc).
:bulletred:No backgrounds please.
:bulletred:Any submitted emote band members must be able to march along while playing, so no pianists please. However, strange and silly musical instruments which you wouldn't normally find in a marching band are fine.
:bulletred: Try to stick to reasonable sized emotes.

Guidlines for animated submissions:
:bulletpurple: If you intend to submit an animated emote, bear in mind that I will need access to .gif files for each frame of animation.
:bulletpurple:Also, don't create anything that relies on a very high framerate. Currently, the emote uses a 15 cs delay between each frame, or 16 fps.
:bulletpurple:The parade is moving from right to left, so please animate yours to move this way too.
:bulletpurple: Your animation must repeat after either 4, 8, 20 or 40 frames.
:bulletpurple: Note for marchers: The current marching pattern is 2 frames down, then 2 frames hopped up, then two frames down and so on.
:bulletpurple: Note for musicians: The drummer cycles his beat every four frames, the tempo is: beat, beat, long beat, beat, beat, long beat. Try to have yours fit the theme (though it needn't be as fast).
:bulletpurple: Note for float emotes: any emotes riding the floats needn't march, so can be stationary or moving against the parade flow (for short periods).

If you want to submit an entry, send me a link to final emote. If you're entering an animated emote I'll need to be sent each frame as a .gif (via email or otherwise).

Think this is a good idea? Let me know! Show some support for the parade, and help spread the word.
Want to be involved? Again, let me know!
Want to take part, but don't know how to create emoticons? Read my tutorial! [link]
Questions? Clarifications? Ask me 'em!

Spread the word!

Clarification: Based on a (very valid) question I recieved, I would like to point out that although I have two skelleton emotes included in the parade, this isn't a theme that need to be stuck to: You have free reign to create your marching emote's appearance.

Note: The asphalt texture comes from a stock photo by ~d3wd [link]
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LeChaoss Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Aweesome! :faint:
shewolfzoroark Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Could I make the 'Parade' float and a member of the marching band? :)
DigitalPear Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
Is this project still open?
pikafox Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
FadingAngel213 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Excellent Idea! :clap: And I really like all the Emotes people have come up with so far. :)
wolfofwillows Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2011
can i join i dont know how to make emote tho but could you put my icon emote on a float?
<---------- this is it
PainTheHedgehog Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
Can I be on a float? I like the DA one, but im not good at big pixel art but I'll make myself as a emo-ticon XD
cougar152 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011
i sent a emote for ya
cooltime17 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
this makes me wish I knew how to do emotes, they are so kool, maybe I try some tutorials
terfifaneeee Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010  Student General Artist
dragonchao8 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2010
speo Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
can youu telll me how to get the emote and animation accerie its really awosome
gsm051115 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010
I wanna join but I am a little too lazy to put them up one frame at a time so could you open the animation in

press upload picture put the animated picture in.
Click frame animate or wat ever. then it'll show frames!

If you think you can't do it I don't think i could do it(LOL).
gsm051115 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010
peargirl132 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
can i do the GREAT float?
peargirl132 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
can i join?
gsm051115 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010
your vatar is cool

peargirl132 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010
Thanks, :iconemerald-eden: made the lines and tutorial, I just edited it.
okinichi Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2009
hahahaha...thats funny[link]
Ankaa-Phoenicis Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Here's my entry!: [link]

It's not animated and I forgot how to make a transparent background... sorry... ^^;

P.S. This emote floats and if you can, make the gem on his staff glow... :D
Ankaa-Phoenicis Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can I join? :D
NinjuhBunneh Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2009
yay! I shall make one!
XXXAcidMoonXXX Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009
I want to join!!!

my emote

KnightHawk9 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2008

Theres my entry :D
Dearha Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2008
awsome job
AnEmberMoon Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2008
cool can u put mine in? [link]
It's my first successful emoticon ^^
Oinkalot Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2008
Amazing. Really. That's all I can say. Nice job. I know this is a many-person project but the concept is just too cool for words :3

DeathByRecliner Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2008
thats awesome. id love to join the parade but all i have is paint and so i cant get all the white spaces between the hands and body out. *sigh* oh well, i can still look at it :D
Evil-Julie-2k Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2008
Hey that's really awesome! :clap: Nice job on this it's really good. :nod: :+fav:
Dragongraphics Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2008
why ist there no wes in this jacob, i am ashamed.
rangeyo Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2008
lol, so cute!
Abfc Featured By Owner May 31, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, this still exists? :lol:

Glad to see an update. :#1:
Jtcgh Featured By Owner May 31, 2008
So long as I can be bothered to spend time sticking in the infrequent new entries, yup. :p
emanjii Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
Hey, does the emote have to be animated? And do you have to move left or just up and down?
Jtcgh Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
It doesn't have to be animated. I would usually animate it to march left with the others, but it doesn't have to (though moving right would be impossible). You *could* make one on a float move in any direction at will, but that would be a bit more complicated.
emanjii Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
Sounds good :D I'll go make on now :D
Thanks hugely for your tutorial, as well, it's the reason I now can make emotes <3
AndyGassner Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2008  Student Interface Designer
This is just EPIC! :wow:
I'll enter too someday, I don't have a lot of time at the moment but I'll do it. :nod:
fzp Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2008
wow what a parade! thats good (~_~)
Punisher106 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2007
I now really wanna make a PW emote just to piss off edgeworth. :D
LonelySorceress Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007  Student Photographer
Yay! This is my emote contribution. [link]
Doesn't do anything but it's kinda cute.
Jtcgh Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2008
Added (at last) to the parade! Sorry it took so long...
I've taken the liberty of animating the wings to flap along.
LonelySorceress Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2008  Student Photographer
Yay, thank you!! Don't worry about the time lag, I figured it was because you were busy. I would have made the wings flap myself but couldn't quite work out how - care to share the secret? :)
Jtcgh Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2008
Well what I did with the wings is to create three new frames by adjusting the wings slightly (no more than a few pixels at a time) to make it seem to flap, then stuck it into the animation sequence with the rest of the parade. To be able to modify the wings I cut them and pasted them into a new layer and used it as a rough template for the extra frames.
Crackdown Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2007   Interface Designer
not sure where to put that link for my emotiocon yet.. probably coz i didnt read much.. but i love the idea :D

my emoti isnt done aswell :P i try to make a nice assasin creed figure.. since im working on 1 and playing the game :D
Fireblast133 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2007
i'm not normally one for emoticons, but heck, it's for fun!
Kycaria Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2007
Are you still taking entry s ?
Jtcgh Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2007
Yep, though I've not had one for a while...
Kycaria Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2007
: ) Ill submit on soon
Punisher106 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2007
I seriously wanna make a phoenix wright one... because of Edgeworth.
rowenabrennavart Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
great idea!!!! if only I was better in emote-making stuff >.<
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