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Fragger

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#1 13 years ago

I don't know what's wrong. This is a graphics forum, but it seems people think this is the "request a sig" forum. Most of the people that visit don't do graphics, and the few who do don't participate as much or at all. I posted the "make me a picture" game in another forum and it already has 19 pages, while the one here has barely 2. I'm writing tutorials, making contests and games, and created the "GF GRAPHICS TEAM", but only very few people seem to be interested. What would you like to see or do in order to get this forum going? Let me know, 'cause I've ran out of ideas. :( [EDITEDBY="Fragger"]OK, here's what I've done so far: All signature stuff has been moved into its own forum: http://forums.filefront.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1007 That solves 2 problems: 1. Gets people who request more aquainted with different styles. 2. Gets people who make them feel more at home. All "help me" and "how do you do _______?" have been moved into the "Tutorials" forum. Now, I ask people like you, who like posting at deviant, to try and post here too and help build up a better graphics community, hoping art will follow soon. That way we'll have the best of both worlds here: Good graphics artists who make signatures and good graphics artists who do other things (Photography, photo editing, montages, etc.). [/EDITEDBY]




Inyri Forge VIP Member

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#2 13 years ago

It's not the "request Fragger make you things" forum? Oh... :P Well I'll hang around more, if you want. I'm no graphics guru... but I'm pretty sure I could draw some amusing-looking stick figures for all to laugh at. I'm not really sure how you could most effectively get more attention. What you're doing seems like it should work, although apparently it's not. I found the "Make me a Picture" thread to be rather amusing, but I lost interest when it got buried underneath all the sig requests :|




Trillian

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#3 13 years ago
FraggerI don't know what's wrong. This is a graphics forum, but it seems people think this is the "request a sig" forum. Most of the people that visit don't do graphics, and the few who do don't participate as much or at all. I posted the "make me a picture" game in another forum and it already has 19 pages, while the one here has barely 2. I'm writing tutorials, making contests and games, and created the "GF GRAPHICS TEAM", but only very few people seem to be interested. What would you like to see or do in order to get this forum going? Let me know, 'cause I've ran out of ideas. :(

Perhaps if the Admin got a new Mod for the Graphics Dept??




Fragger

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#4 13 years ago

Well, thank you. I'll pack my things and leave.




Trillian

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#5 13 years ago

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Nordicvs VIP Member

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#6 13 years ago
FraggerWell, thank you. I'll pack my things and leave.

Nah, don't do that. Just change that font to something darker ;)




Myth

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#7 13 years ago

Hmm...not sure. This really the only board I vist mainly, due to the fact that I love making graphics.. :)

Don't know if theres much to do in order to populate this area...its all a lack of interest on the visitors.




Nemmerle Forum Mod

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#8 13 years ago

Well the thing you have to remember is this is a gaming forum, people who come here are probably only interested in their gaming related paraphernalia, like sigs, skins, that sort of thing. There are people here who know how to do other things, but are you really going to spend a week knocking up a digital painting or a nice piece of 3d animation to post a thread about it here have five people go 'oh yeah' and then vanish as if it had never been? What you have here is not a community of artists but a community of gamers, this is a forum that owes its existence in part to a competition to create the best sig.




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#9 13 years ago

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Nemmerle[/color][color=black]Well the thing you have to remember is this is a gaming forum, people who come here are probably only interested in their gaming related paraphernalia, like sigs, skins, that sort of thing.[/color]

[color=black]There are people here who know how to do other things, but are you really going to spend a week knocking up a digital painting or a nice piece of 3d animation to post a thread about it here have five people go 'oh yeah' and then vanish as if it had never been? What you have here is not a community of artists but a community of gamers, this is a forum that owes its existence in part to a competition to create the best sig.

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[color=black]That's true, but a lot of people like making artistic stuff in their free time and sharing it with others. Besides, all young artists have to start somewhere; not everyone making sigs is bent on becoming a Graphist Artist someday, but they might get better at it and gain enough confidence, if they're good, to think about it seriously.

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Nemmerle Forum Mod

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#10 13 years ago

Sure, I like making artistic stuff and sometimes I share it with others. But what's the point in sharing it here, no-one here is interested in anything other than sigs...

Most people who make sigs do not have the skill to be a graphics artist because all they do is borrow other people's art and alter it to fit what they want. It's not real art it's just rearranging things that others have done for you.

I'm not saying the forum does not have a purpose, I'm just saying that the forum is not an artists' forum, it's a gamers' forum.