Curren$y 'Stoned Immaculate' Cover Contest

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 6 years ago '04        #121
justinjones 307 heat pts307
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 Fresh Whyte said:
...Alot of Them Look Like "Remix" Covers and Not New Covers.
a lot of them are weed related(which makes sense with the title). A lot of them incorporated stuff from the original cover. a bunch of covers i seen are going to get disqualified to begin with(copy write pictures,design logos,etc.). hell even one dude had wiz khalifa up there and no curren$y

i tried to come up with something a little different since a lot of people are going to go that route. i still filled my bx quota though

submissions ended almost an hour ago. voting starts tomorrow. good luck to everybody on bx that's in it
 6 years ago '10        #122
LORD PLISSKEN 15 heat pts15
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j jones is nice as fu*k and really sells himself short. and drumgang is a real as n*gga for showin love like that
 04-25-2012, 01:28 PM         #123
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 Casso Dinero said:
Here's my entry:

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Don't be lazy with the canvas by mirroring the background and smoke effect, the quality drops so much.
 6 years ago '10        #124
LORD PLISSKEN 15 heat pts15
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a big thing about graphic desin is you want to tailor your work to the artist and honestly i feel like j jones captures currensys music visually on his covers more than some of the official covers currensy picked real sh*t. i read through and n*ggas in here hatin like crazy for no reason. n*ggas cant ever just pay respect when its due, just hate like women, thats why i Salute drumgang and whoever else supporting homie.
 04-25-2012, 08:41 PM         #125
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-E@SE

Didn't have to much time but its proper..

SHOW SOME LOVE.. 1.


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 6 years ago '05        #126
Left Hook 28 heat pts28
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 NeoDaMatrix said:
heres some mad old sh*t.. i lost a lot of my old work :banghead:

ive done web layouts, covers, wallpapers, sigs etc. whatever.. i just get real lazy

anyways like i said i lost most my work (some of these are wallpapers and are resized as i dont have the originals anymore)












something more recent & unfinished:


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im just getting into illustrator so once i get that down im pretty much golden. i like the way you draw yours do u have a tablet or what?
You're decent, but JJ is a lot better in what he does. Your designs seem quite ubiquitous (i.e. a lot of people can do what you do) compared to, say, the artistic flair JJ incorporates into his covers. Vector art is a style seldom used in rap album covers, but IMHO, it's a good fit for Curren$y, hence why people are supporting JJ's designs.

Just by looking at your designs, I can tell how you did what. It doesn't look refined. It looks decent, but nowhere near professional, and a designer can pick apart the layers within seconds. With JJ, he's actually incorporated his own thing with his covers. They're not the best vectors ever, but the color palette mixed with his vectors (usually) create something artistically worth appreciating. It's not generic. For an artist, you don't want your work to be generic. That said, IMHO, JJ needs to improve on his typography, though; sometimes I wonder whether he notices that they're not up to scratch with the rest of his work or not.
 6 years ago '04        #127
justinjones 307 heat pts307
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 6 years ago '04        #128
fame614 220 heat pts220
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 justinjones said:

voted
 05-02-2012, 07:10 PM         #129
NeoDaMatrix 
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 Retro said:

The last piece I'm proud to show off I guess is a sig...


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keep it simple stupid
these are both garbage its been said time an time again, jj's font work is a.ss, thats what peoples eyes go to when they look at things with words on them its the center of attention, no matter how good your vector or art is if your typography aint on point it makes everything else real sh*tty
 05-02-2012, 07:12 PM         #130
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 Easeduzit said:

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-E@SE

Didn't have to much time but its proper..

SHOW SOME LOVE.. 1.
now that sh*t actually resembles $pitta jones vectors dont resemble the orginal much, i respect his art but it just aint that nice to me
 05-02-2012, 07:15 PM         #131
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 justinjones said:
Here are other entries i seen floating around


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where are u finding the other entries? these are all pretty sh*tty compared to yours..
the 2nd one looks like how your vectors come out lol. the last 1 is nice but the typography fu*ks it up for me.
 05-02-2012, 07:18 PM         #132
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 LilBlasta said:

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super clean i like the texture and font choice, the frame is very generic but you blended the picture appropriately. maybe a runner up
 05-02-2012, 07:23 PM         #133
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 YungPrinceNY said:

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perfect example of sh*tty text work
 05-02-2012, 07:24 PM         #134
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 Left Hook said:
You're decent, but JJ is a lot better in what he does. Your designs seem quite ubiquitous (i.e. a lot of people can do what you do) compared to, say, the artistic flair JJ incorporates into his covers. Vector art is a style seldom used in rap album covers, but IMHO, it's a good fit for Curren$y, hence why people are supporting JJ's designs.

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u must be talking about the low budget rappers, ive seen mutliple vectored albums/mixtape covers over the past few years
 05-02-2012, 07:36 PM         #135
NeoDaMatrix 
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damn jones aint even near the top 25.. yall better switch those IP's up and start spammin that vote button for all that slobbin yall was doin :lachen001:


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 05-02-2012, 07:38 PM         #136
NeoDaMatrix 
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this sh*t is raw as fu*k :applause:

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 05-02-2012, 07:40 PM         #137
NeoDaMatrix 
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another entry

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 05-02-2012, 07:45 PM         #138
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 justinjones said:

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keep it simple stupid
u rlly decided to enter this one of all the ones you posted? way to sell your self short, the other 2 or 3 u made would of actually gotten some votes
 6 years ago '05        #139
scarface622 4 heat pts
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where do i vote?
 6 years ago '04        #140
justinjones 307 heat pts307
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 NeoDaMatrix said:
u rlly decided to enter this one of all the ones you posted? way to sell your self short, the other 2 or 3 u made would of actually gotten some votes
you really don't like me do you
i'm sorry that people on bx like my stuff


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