Thanks for clarifying things. I really, really respect you for being so honest. As I said before, I think your entry has a bold graphical style that really pleases my eye. You have a good "sense" of design. I have my computer attached to my Sony HD tv, and your design looks awesome on a big screen. Good luck in the Final 3!
Don't get me wrong - I still love the look of your entry and even had it on my desktop for awhile. You didn't break any rules. I would never attack another Deviant artist personally. I just thought it was funny that the DA judges would pick a design that was basically identical to a Gears of War 2 wallpaper produced by Epic themselves just a year ago. ha ha.
I am glad you posted this lebelia, and I will be honest in saying that the picture you picked out was inspiration to me. I loved the concept of the picture and the flow that the red brought into the black of the piece. I believe that that picture was a great concept for the Gears of War name: Gritty, bloody, and dark. So I did run with the concept, making my own of it in the way to fit the third game. Dom is a huge part, so is the lambent, and since we cannot use the logo or the name, I left the sides empty. If you want to know what I would have done, I would have put the logo in black on the red side with the Gears of War 3 tag in the bottom of the black side. Still, I am glad that you told me what you thought. Thanks, The Kunka
I know this is one of the more hated of the "controversial" entries because of the basic kiddie cut and paste "click solarize filter" job. I always personally liked this one's red and black design concept...well, guess what?....apparently EVEN THE DESIGN CONCEPT is ripped. See the Gears Of War 2 picture: with red on left side- a darkened figure in middle- and black on the right side. This entry used to be one of my favorites - now i just feel foolish.