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Ripping Icons

Giles/ASH Icon Challenge

Posting Access:
All Members , Moderated
Welcome to Ripping Icons!

This is an icontest community featuring the character Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the man who played him, Anthony Stewart Head. If you would like to submit a blank, screencap or promo shot, please do so here.

Founder: dragonydreams
Moderators: isis_whit & sl_podcast

The Rules:
~ Your icon(s) must conform to the Live Journal standards: no larger than 100x100 and 40 kb or less.
~ Icons should be still, unless otherwise indicated for a particular challenge.
~ Brushes, textures, backgrounds, etc. are permitted, but no blending with images not provided.
~ Do not post your icon in your journal or other places prior to the winners announcement.
~ Enter only newly created icons.
~ No voting for your own icon(s).
~ If you would like to use any of the icons, please check with the icon maker before doing so.
~ When an image is not provided (lyric or theme challenges) you may blend images of ASH/Giles with other characters to achieve desired effect.

Entering the Contest:
~ Submit your icon(s) as a comment to the challenge post. Comments will be screened.
~ Images must be hosted at a site that allows hotlinking, like Photobucket or ImageShack.
~ Post your icon as an IMG SRC and URL so that I can link to it for voting. This is what I/you should see when you post your submission:


The Challenges:
~ Challenges will vary, there will be bases, caps, and/or themes.
~ You must be a member to submit an icon but voting is open to everyone.
~ You may submit one icon for each image/theme provided, unless otherwise stated.
~ There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. There's also be a Mod's Choice: Band of Buggard.

Challenge Timeline:
Challenge Posted: Saturday (of the first week)
Deadline for submitting icons: Sunday 8pm EST.
Voting deadline: Monday to Friday (the second week)
Winners announced/next challenge posted: Saturday (the second week).
Repeat until insane.

Affiliates: (If you would like to be an affiliate, please email me.)

Keep track of all the Buffy and Angel icon communites with this handy dandy comm: baicontestindex

Resources: If you would like to provide an image or resource, please do so here.
And You Thought You Were Obsessed with BtVS
Dusk 'til Dawn Gallery
Freeze Frame
I'd Like to Test That Theory: The Giles Writer's Zone
Screencap Paradise
Tweedy Book Guy Gallery