Community Creations: March 2019

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Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the March recap for Community Creations! March’s theme was gaming and the featured work is not in any particular order. Be sure to check out all the featured artists!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

Super Paper Max by Meganf123456

Meganf123456 - Super Paper Max

What a cool design! This Poptropica/Paper Mario crossover looks like a super fun scenario, perfect for fans of both games. The bright colors used reflects the upbeat, playful tone of both worlds, along with their sense of adventure. It’s great to see familiar characters in combination with cool OCs in this design. Fantastic work! Find her DeviantArt here.

A Late Night Game by themightywolftiger

themightywolftiger - A Late Night Game

Fun! I love the friendship between OCs shown in this piece. The scene is perfect for our theme and seems apropos for the world of Poptropica! The artist’s style, particularly in regards to their colored lineart, is distinct and interesting too. Though basic composition, the symmetry in the setting frames the drawing pretty well. I can tell that positioning was well thought out and worked on. Keep it up! Find their DeviantArt here.

My Poptropican Plays Poptropica by Red Tomato

Red Tomato - My Poptropican Plays Poptropica

Cute! I don’t know why, but the idea of our Poptropicans actually playing Poptropica on their own computers cracks me up. Would their characters look like us??? *cough* Anyway, I love the blue color scheme and the emotion put into Red Tomato’s Poptropican. Though the background uses a pretty simple pattern, the blue tones tie everything together and really scream Poptropica! Red Tomato seems ready for action. Find the artist in the comment section!

Fran Bow and Sally Face by xXLilAngel2004Xx

xXLilAngel2004Xx - Fran Bow and Sally Face

Ooooh, spooky! Halloween might not be around the corner just yet, but who doesn’t love some good horror games? These Poptropica/horror crossovers are certainly unique. Just thinking about Poptropica as a horror game… all I can picture is that darn Jersey Devil! But anyway, Copy Cat’s aesthetic is quite fitting, and the inclusion of an OC is always fun. The background photos are extra creepy and both characters are still super cute in the scenes. Wonderful submission! Find her DeviantArt here.

Silvermouse by Spotted Thunder

Spotted Thunder - Mouse

I love this outfit! Spotted Thunder turned their Transformice character into a Poptropican with this submission. With Transformice being an online game, just like Poptropica, I thought the choice was very appropriate. Not only that, but a story was written to go along with the costume. ST definitely went the extra step here, which is certainly worth a feature! Very unique and very nice. Find them in the comments!


Honorable Mentions

Though we don’t have a handful of honorable mentions this month, I definitely want to give a shout out to our very own Gentle Dolphin for creating some amazing game designs herself! Our annual April Fools post had the spotlight yesterday, which featured some of her fantastic work. Plus, it relates perfectly to our gaming theme! See more of her work on DeviantArt.


April: How do I Participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fics, Pop clubhouses, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is April’s theme? April’s theme is…

Action & Combat!

A pretty intense theme, huh? With our recent April Fools prank, the PHB presented a Smash Bros parody game called Smash! Crackle! POP!, so why not continue that sort of fun throughout this month? Poptropica certainly has its fair share of fight scenes, particularly because of how many villains need to be taken down, which gives us great room for creativity with this theme. 😛

Need ideas to kick off your creative action? Why not draw some Smash! Crackle! POP! fan art? Though it won’t be a real game any time soon, we’d still love to see character designs in battle mode, or even some arena ideas, just for fun like those from Gentle Dolphin. Other than that, maybe write a story of your Poptropican facing off against the toughest of villains? Or perhaps create a perfect costume for a fight. Ready… Set… Fight!

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  • Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: I will feature 5 of the submissions as well as 3 honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Nothing NSFW, and make sure you relate to the theme.
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will always be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. Bonus points if you make a compelling description for your piece! While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!

~SD

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Community Creations: February 2019

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Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the February recap for Community Creations! February’s theme was pets and the featured work is not in any particular order. Be sure to check out all the featured artists!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

His Universe by pinklasgne

pinklasgne - His Universe

This amazing redesign plays around with colors and blending in a super interesting way! Binary Bard’s “pets” show a unique interpretation of this month’s theme and I am all for it. The sketchy but detailed style heavily focuses on realistic, yet slightly fantastical elements for one eye-catching piece. Stunning composition and color! Find his DeviantArt here.

Ziggy and Fearless Popper by criaha

Criaha - Ziggy and FP

Precious! This piece is simple but super heartfelt. The cute theme perfectly shows the love between FP and her new feline friend, even showing a bit of movement in the otherwise straightforward pose. Plus, I love how the cat emphasizes the lack of a neck that the Poptropican has. Love it! Find her DeviantArt here.

Black Widow and Her Spider by Quick Fang

Quick Fang - Black Widow and Her Spider

How cute! It’s always fun to showcase the softer sides of villains, and this drawing does just that. Even a cold-blooded thief can love a pet with all her heart, right? A spider is definitely an appropriate companion for our infamous artist. Adorable! Find Quick Fang in the comments section.

Pets Dance Party by Poptropica Girl

Poptropica Girl - Pets Dance Party

Haha, cute! View the entire dance party animation here. Though simple movements, the use of animation in this submission is a creative, fun idea. I like the diversity of pets that was showcased and the humor is perfectly cheery. The bright colors portray a very happy, energetic mood! Nice! Find Poptropica Girl in the comments section.

My Pets in Poptropica by Howlarmoon

Poptrop - Howlarmoon

Interesting! View Howlarmoon’s entire pet collection here. This series of new pets is full of creativity, leaving us to question what other pets we will get to see in Poptropica’s future. The fun facts make each pet a little more personal, and they definitely add humor to the set of submissions. Very cute! Find Howlarmoon in the comments section.


Honorable Mentions


March: How do I Participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fics, Pop clubhouses, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is March’s theme? March’s theme is…

GAMING!

Poptropica is, of course, a video game, but has it been straying from its roots lately? In a recent post comparing our beloved game to Mocktropica, Slanted Fish explains how Poptropica has seemingly been more focused on aesthetic updates recently rather then feeding us what we’re all here for: stories. Poptropica’s gameplay is largely based on storytelling and quests, of which have been honestly lacking. Sooo, let’s return to those roots!

We all love Poptropica, but many fans aren’t strangers to other games as well! Whether that be MMOs, big-name story games, arcade games, boardgames, you name it… there are games out there for everyone. And yes, battle royals have recently taken the internet by storm, huh? So that leaves you with tons of options! Maybe create costumes in Poptropica for your favorite characters from other franchises? Or draw some sort of crossover between Poptropica and another game? Oh! Maybe write a story that drops your Poptropican in the middle of another virtual universe! I know that you guys can come up with some crazy ideas.

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  • Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: I will feature 5 of the submissions as well as 3 honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Nothing NSFW, and make sure you relate to the theme.
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will always be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. Bonus points if you make a compelling description for your piece! While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!

~SD

Community Creations: December 2018

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Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the December recap for Community Creations! December’s theme was celebrations and the featured work is not in any particular order. Be sure to check out all the featured artists!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

IT’S CHRISTMAS! by BlazingAngel123

BlazingAngel123 - It's Christmas!

This hilarious redraw brings some humor to the holiday season, no matter what Grinch is in your life. The scene is simple, but the amazing coloring and lineart brings great emotion to the piece! Little details make the air look appropriately chilly and despite what holiday you may celebrate, these OCs perfectly represent the chaos than family adds to any holiday. Brilliant redraw! Find her DeviantArt here.

Cozy Warm Night by ArtisticAsianBunny

ArtisticAsianBunny - Cozy Warm Night

Contrasting our first piece, this drawing really brings out the warmth in the holiday season. With minimal lineart, the colors and lighting act as the foundation of the scene, with the fireplace adding dramatic shadows. The composition perfectly reflects its title: cozy! And if the talent shown in this piece wasn’t enough, the easter eggs hidden around the room puts adds that final cherry on top. What’s your favorite reference? Can you find them all? Find her DeviantArt here.

Happy Holidays by ray-of-flight

ray-of-flight - Happy Holidays

Super cute!!! The minimal shading adds depth to an otherwise simple drawing, and the design is just perfect for the holiday season. I mean, who doesn’t love a grumpy Zeus-Santa? And Binary Bard surprisingly makes red and green… pop! The cartoon-ish emotion is charming and the coloring and lineart looks super soft! Find his DeviantArt here.

HAPPY NEW YEAR by CraftyPoptropican

CraftyPoptropican - HAPPY NEW YEAR

Continuing our celebratory theme, this piece showcases the colorful nature of the holidays! The dynamic fireworks and fluid posing brings life to the scene and perfectly emphasizes the party! The colors are bright and unique, showing the intensity of a romantic New Years tradition. Stunning work!!! Find his DeviantArt here.

Happy 2019! by ckrocks12345

ckrocks12345 - Happy 2019

Another unique piece! I’ve always been fond of pixel art, so this drawing is a great one to kick off the new year. The scene is simple, but certainly cool and colorful. It focuses on messing around with art and having fun, exploring and growing your talent. Anyone have any art related resolutions for the new year? Find his DeviantArt here.


Honorable Mentions

No honorable mentions this month, but that’s alright! Submissions were spectacular as always, and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for January!


January: How do I Participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fics, Pop clubhouses, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is January’s theme? January’s theme is…

Magic!

New Years is a magical time for a lot of people, as well as a chance to start fresh and work towards new goals. Meanwhile, fictional worlds like Poptropica bring similar magic to a wide variety of players! From the simple wonders of fortune cookies to the grand impressions of Disney World, magic is something that everyone loves to behold. So… it’s an appropriate theme to kick off the new year!

Well, what can you submit exactly then? With this broad theme, the only limit is your imagination! Draw a scene from one of the most magical islands! Create costumes for beautiful fairies or other magical creatures! Write a mystical Pop fan-fiction filled with spellbinding twists and turns! The magic is up to you…

I CAN SEE THE FUTURE...and it's full of spelling errors.

  • Submitting: Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: I will feature 5 of the submissions as well as 3 honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Nothing NSFW, and make sure you relate to the theme.
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will always be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. Bonus points if you make a compelling description for your piece! While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!

~SD

Community Creations: August 2018

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Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the August recap for Community Creations! August’s theme was science and the featured work is not in any particular order. Be sure to check out all the featured artists!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

The Archaeologists by BeanSkelly

BeanSkelly- The Archeologists

This piece is stunning! The perspective of the scene is really well made, making the room feel practically real. The lighting is breath-taking as well, especially when it comes to the detail on the glass cases. The texture is wonderful throughout the background, going together well with the warm tones used. Finally, even though the room itself seems to have the most thought and detail, the characters fit in perfectly. Amazing job! Find his DeviantArt here.

Balloon.Experiment Girl by POP-whitewolf

POP-whitewolf - Balloon.Experiment Girl

A bit of an older drawing, but nonetheless great! While this is a totally unique submission, it still perfectly fits our theme and shows off a recognizable minor character. Shrink Ray Island science fair anyone? I love seeing fun background characters in the spotlight! The movement, however little, is depicted well and gives the character some lively energy. Additionally, the coloring is super soft and I love that you can see the brush strokes in this style. Fantastic! Find her DeviantArt here.

Villainous Visages Doctor Hare by Kennerium

Kennerium - Villainous Visages Doctor Hare

Oooooh! While this drawing is relatively simple, it still demonstrates skill. The color choices work extremely well with one another and even the simple geometric shapes in the background help to add interest. The emotion in Dr. Hare is super cute and I love the shading and coloring! Even the line quality is wonderfully smooth, giving this a nice, graphic look. Dr. Hare should be proud! Find his DeviantArt here.

Invader Zim AU – Ghost and Invader Hare by epiphxny

epiphxny - IZ AU Ghost and Invader Hare

Wow! Despite featuring Dr. Hare, a common choice for the “science” theme, this piece is absolutely unique! I may be a bit biased, as I am a big Invader Zim fan, but this crossover AU is certainly interesting. Dr. Hare could definitely pull off a Zim role, which really takes our theme to a new level! You can tell some thought went into these designs, especially considering the plot of this AU that the artist came up with. Not only is the coloring and lineart smooth and professional, but there is even a sequel to this piece, featuring Mordred! I’m digging the simple but cool background, as well as the characters’ poses. Find his DeviantArt here.

Science with Dr. Hare (Poptropica Descendants OC Short #11) by SuperGrape1

Dr. Hare: Greetings, I’m Dr. Hare, and today I will show you how to, do some science! *He smiles with excitement as he glances at the audience*.Harry Hare: Hey Daddy, can I help? *He asks Dr. Hare this sweetly as he gives him the puppy dog eyes*.
Dr. Hare: Of course, my son. *He smiles happily as he pats Harry on the head while he glances at him*.
Harry Hare:Yippee! *He jumps up and down with excitement as he glances at his father*.
Dr. Hare: Alright, now my son, we’re going to start by making the mind control serum first. *He smiles evilly as he glances at his son*.
Harry Hare: Yay! *He smiles with excitement as he glances at his father*.
Dr. Hare: Now, my son, be a dear, and get the formulas we need, they should be at my desk somewhere. *He smiles as he glances at his son*.
Harry Hare: Alright, daddy! *He searches the desk, and he finds the formulas* Here you go Daddy! *He hands him the formulas*.
Dr. Hare: Thank you, son, now watch as I put the chemicals into beakers! *He pours the chemicals into beakers and he mixes them together*.
Harry Hare: Yay, you can do it daddy! *He jumps up and down with excitement*.
Dr. Hare: It’s time to put the next formula into the destillator! *He puts the chemicals into a machine*.
Harry Hare: Yay, science! *He dances around in excitement*.
Dr. Hare: *He takes the new chemical out of the machine* Now to put the next formula into the bioreactor! *He puts the next ingredient into the bioreactor*.
Harry Hare: Yay, this is so exciting! *He hops up and down with excitement*.

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Even though this piece also features Dr. Hare, it still has another unique twist! I love seeing literature submissions, as they’re generally less common. In the author’s “Poptropica Descendants OC shorts,” many Poptropica characters are re-imagined with children, and it’s cool to see how the parents’ personalities reflect in them! Additionally, the layout of text stands out among others, considering it’s dialogue based format. Way to be creative and different with this storytelling! Find her DeviantArt here.


Honorable Mentions

Creative submissions once again! We have a lot of Dr. Hare fans out there. 🙂


September: How Do I Participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fics, Worlds houses, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is September’s theme? September’s theme is…

MUSIC!

This theme may not directly relate to September, but I for one certainly use my earbuds to listen to music more often when school starts. Anybody with me? Anyway, no matter what genre of music you like, everyone has been caught loudly singing (off-key) in the shower at once point or another. So it’s a theme we can all find something we like in! Besides the obvious Poptropica elements of course.

So what are your options? Well, like always, they’re pretty limitless! Write your own Poptropica song or rap, recreate your favorite album cover with Poptropica characters, make costumes for your favorite artists, remix some of Poptropica’s classic background musicetc. These are just a few of the many things you could create. And hey, maybe I’ll discover a new bop to add to my phone thanks to your submissions?

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  • Submitting: Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: I will feature 5 of the submissions as well as 3 honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Nothing NSFW, and make sure you relate to the theme.
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will always be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. Bonus points if you make a compelling description for your piece! While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!

~SD

Community Creations: April 2018

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Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the April recap for Community Creations! April’s theme was humor and the featured work is not in any particular order. Be sure to check out all the featured artists!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

Ex Super Villains Doing not so Super Things by CrazyPaintbrush

CrazyPaintbrush - Ex Super Villains Doing Not So Super Things

This is super cute! I snickered a bit when I saw this, because it’s really funny to imagine all these big bad villains doing… well, “not so super things.” From the detail in Copy Cat’s book (How to Survive Roommates)  to the cool outfit changes, this piece was very thoughtful! If I had flying powers, I think I would use it a good 90% of the time to avoid traffic. Totally cool and funny! Find her DeviantArt here.

Poptropica Jokes by Creeper Queen

  1. It doesn’t make sense that Mordred (from Astro Knights) goes by his other alias, I personally think he’s non-BINARY.
  2. Does anyone know if Mordred is good with trading? He seems like he’d be good at BARD-er.
  3. What did Poseidon say to Hades (Mythology Island) after he saw pomegranates for the first time? “HADES look pretty neat!”
  4. You know how there are 5 episodes in Survival Island? Wouldn’t that make it Sur-FIVE-al Island?
  5. You know how Tessa Turncoat double-crossed the player? It was a true PoptropiCON in Poptropicon Island!
  6. After Mr. Silva tried to steal CJ’s invention, she needed to see a SHRINK for advice on what to do to prevent it from happening again!
  7. The Great Booga Shark never tells shark lies. He only tells the shark TOOTH.
  8. In my opinion, Red Dragon Island didn’t dragON for too long!
  9. Why did Salerno (Lunar Colony) jump into the portal in the end? She coloNEEDED to see that aliens were real!
  10. In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Island, what did Willy Wonka say to Charlie after Violet blew up with juice? “Did JUICY how big she got?!”
  11. What animation company created Shrek in the Poptropica world STEAMWORKS animation!

Welp, I told you guys I was a sucker for puns! A bunch of these are pretty darn creative and certainly made me smile. I have to say that I’m impressed by how everything related back to an island so well. Plus, a unique written submission is always refreshing! What’s next, some Poptropica dad jokes? Find the jokes on her DeviantArt here.

Another Wild Adventure by ANNE14TCO and BlazingAngel123

ANNE14TCO and BlazingAngel 123 - Another Wild Adventure

Wow, we haven’t seen many collabs in this series! The combination of talent makes for one amazing piece. The shading, coloring detail, etc. rocks, but the facial expressions are what really made me laugh! I think most people can easily see their own Poptropican in this situation. Plus, it’s super cool to see a screenshot sort of style! The movement depicted is great, so it really feels like a photo was taken of the chaos. Find Anne’s DeviantArt here and BlazingAngel’s DeviantArt here. The former mainly did the coloring and the latter mainly did the lineart!

World’s Craziest Food Fight by Red Tomato

Red Tomato - World's Craziest Food Fight

A photo booth entry is always a nice change of pace! And this one is no exception. With all the chaos in this picture, it’s pretty goofy. I especially like how Red Tomato looks so calm in the foreground while everyone else is practically battling to the death! Have any of you had a food fight in school? Find Red Tomato often in the comments section.

 i bet yall werent expecting THIS by Napstachill

Napstachill - i bet yall werent expecting THIS

I… will never be able to get over this drawing. I always knew Zeus was the god of thunder but I never knew he had thunder thighs too! Look at his smug face! It’s hilarious and like the title implies… unexpected. Though the drawing is a bit dated by now, I think it holds up to the test of time. It’s pretty simple, but well made nonetheless. Find their DeviantArt here.


Honorable Mentions

Not a whole lot of entries this month, but still good ones regardless. Keep showing us your amazing talent guys!


May: How do I Participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fic, realms, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is May’s theme? May’s theme is…

Heroes!

I’m sure most of you have been freaking out about Marvel’s Infinity War lately, so what better theme than heroes? Even if you aren’t on the superhero hype train, Poptropica has it’s own set of otherworldly protectors. From Super Power Island itself to PoptropiCon, caped Poptropicans are hard to miss!

So, what sort of stuff can you make? You could write up a Poptropica comic, starring your own Poptropican as the hero! Or, create Poptropica costumes for your favorite Marvel, DC, and other characters. Even draw some of your favorite PoptropiCon inspired battles perhaps! The list goes on, so have fun with it!

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  • Submitting: Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: I will feature 5 of the submissions as well as 3 honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Nothing NSFW, and make sure you relate to the theme.
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will always be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. Bonus points if you make a compelling description for your piece! While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!

~SD

Community Creations: October 2017

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Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the October recap for Community Creations! This month’s theme was Halloween and the featured work is not in any particular order. Be sure to check out all the featured artists!

WARNING: Though none of the featured work has excess gore, some may be a little too creepy or intense for some viewers! It is Halloween, so read this post if you dare!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

Hocus Pocus AU by MissEligon

MissEligon - Hocus Pocus AU

Hocus Pocus anyone? If you don’t know, it’s a classic Disney Channel Halloween movie (that brings back lots of childhood memories for me) and in this piece, the Sanderson sisters are replaced with our favorite Poptropica brothers. Specifically, it’s a recreation of this scene. This drawing is totally hilarious and well executed! Every time I look at it again, I laugh at a different facial expression. Well done for making me want to go binge watch old, spooky Disney shows! Find her DeviantArt here.

Trick or Treat by Dreamer2127 AKA Cinnabunny

Dreamer2127 - Trick or Treat

A cute little drawing of some of our favorite villains as kids going trick-or-treating! Dr. Hare as a rabbit of course, Binary Bard in his usual jester outfit, and Ringmaster Raven obviously as a bird boy. They aren’t exactly in costumes, but they are adorable either way! I’m so proud of lil’ Raven. Anyway, super cute! Find her DeviantArt here.

The Monsters Within by ANNE14TCO

ANNE14TCO - The Monsters Within

Okay, this is super creepy but super cool. This piece, while not super gory or anything, gives me chills. Totally appropriate for Halloween, but totally dark. It clearly shows how our Poptropicans not only face real villains, but the villains inside themselves as well. The lighting is extremely eerie, setting a perfect mood. Plus, the animation makes this drawing completely unique when compared to other submissions! Very well made. Find her DeviantArt here.

Happy Halloween by IceSquared

IceSquared - Happy Halloween

Simple but cool! Everyone should love a good Count Bram drawing, right? Since he is a vampire, he is a perfect subject for this spooky season. The lines are smooth and the effects that were used are pretty neat! The addition of texture and lighting in the background really gave the drawing a cherry on top. Definitely a great Halloween card. Find his DeviantArt here.

Halloween Photo by Green Cheetah

Green Cheetah - Halloween Photo

I see this loophole to include your Poptropican’s costume! But all jokes aside, this is pretty cool and simple! The graveyard background makes for a spooky setting and Green Cheetah looks like she’s ready to go trick-or-treating! Love the color scheme of the costume and I love how that owl just doesn’t care that there’s a ghost right in front of it. Plus, it’s refreshing to have a photobooth submission instead of a drawing! Just goes to show you that you can submit almost anything. Green Cheetah is frequently on Discord, so go friend her!


Honorable Mentions

All of the submissions were super spooky and as someone who is obsessed with Halloween, I loved everything you guys made! From art that was so creepy I had to check under my bed one more time at 3 a.m., to ones that made me go “AWWWW” for a solid minute, you all really got into the spirit of the holiday! 😀

There was a bit of confusion though: We said no submitting costumes, since our annual costume contest accepts those, and CC didn’t want to steal the spotlight. However, drawings that happen to include your Poptropican all dressed up were fine! Sorry about that misunderstanding!


November: How do I participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fic, realms, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is November’s theme? November’s theme is…

Heartwarming!

For people in the US, November immediately means Thanksgiving. But that’s not the case worldwide! Still, there are other holidays that serve similar purposes and teach similar lessons. Thanksgiving is best known as a time to show what you’re thankful for, get together with family and/or friends, and basically eat yourself into a food coma. Contradicting Halloween, many holidays across the world this time of year focus on loved ones and positivity, so that’s what we’ll do this month too!

Whatever you make, just make it sweet and happy! Lots of things these days make people sad, so why not spread some cheer instead? Draw your Poptropican with all of your friends in the Pop community, make Poptropica outfits that match the people in your IRL family, write a story about a cool adventure with a happy ending… the list goes on! All you gotta do is make me smile. 😀

DrHareHoolaHooping

  • Submitting: Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: I will feature 5 of the submissions as well as 3 honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Nothing NSFW, and make sure you relate to the theme.
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will always be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. Bonus points if you make a compelling description for your piece! While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!

~SD

Community Creations: August 2017

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Hello once again everyone! Spotted Dragon here bringing you the August recap for Community Creations! This month’s theme was fashion and the featured work is not in any particular order. Be sure to check out all the featured artists!

No clue what’s going on? Go see our intro post.

Top 5 Picks

She’s Chillin by Napstachill

napstachill - shes chillin

Black Widow is obviously a fan favorite and this modern outfit makes her look even more fabulous! The simple background and sketchy style highlight the importance in the clothes and lighting and not the tiny details. The red really pops, which makes this outfit perfect for everyone’s favorite spider! Naps captured leisure and relaxed movement/emotion very well. Find their DeviantArt here.

Count Bram Portrait by SmileyFaceOrg

SmileyFaceOrg - Count Bram Portrait With Hands

Now this is a drawing style you don’t see very often in the Poptropica community! The wild brushstrokes and impressive use of different colors give off a traditional painting feeling. The proportions and camera angle give Bram a grand, dramatic appearance. He looks totally dapper in that tux too! Find her DeviantArt here.

Ready for Adventure by TigerLily1505

TigerLily1505 - Ready for Adventure

This is super cute, right??? Fashion doesn’t always have to be elegant and expensive to be appealing. Clothes can be stylish and functional! And just like many of our Poptropicans, Friendly Whale here is looking great while being ready to explore new islands. The pastel color scheme is super soft and pleasant to look at. Plus, the extra details in the backpack, earrings, and pants really bring out the character’s personality! Find her DeviantArt here.

Nabooti by LilPoptrystalTemp

LilPoptrystalTemp - Nabooti

One of the best things about Potpropica is that it’s many islands seem to take us all over the world in our adventures! This specific outfit is based off Nabooti Island, which has our Poptropicans fly all over Africa. Not only is this outfit inspired by the quest, but it is also inspired by a play that the artist was in, based off the African fairy-tale “The New Year Drum.” This simple drawing shows a super cool outfit and proves how we can learn about so many different cultures in our travels! This piece was for TechnoBunny16‘s Island Challenge too. Find her DeviantArt here.

Doodle Dump: Fashion by Criaha

Criaha - Doodle Dump Fashion

Another super cute drawing! Even though these are just doodles, you can tell that lots of detail and thought was put into each design. The diverse cast of canon characters as well as original ones is shown in a wide range of cool, stylish, modern outfits. The emphasis is definitely on the clothes, but there is still a touch of shading to really make those clothes stand out. Each costume goes with a totally different personality and brings the characters to life! Is it wrong that I super duper want to wear what Daphne Dreadnaught is wearing??? Find her DeviantArt here.

Honorable Mentions

There were so many super cool outfits to look at this month! It’s always a tough choice to only pick a few features. From long, princess-like dresses, to baggy sweaters… who knew our community was so stylish?

September: How Do I Participate?

Community Creations is a cool series for anyone in the Poptropica community to join in on. To sum up what it’s about, it’s basically a chance to show off your artwork, creepy fan-fic, realms, costumes, and anything else that pops into your mind.

If we really like the piece you submit, we will feature it here on the PHB! As long as it relates to that month’s theme. So what is September’s theme? September’s theme is…

School!

I know, I know… not something a ton of people love. But, a lot of people have recently been heading back to class, so it’s an appropriate theme! Write about your Poptropican’s experience at the science fair on Shrink Ray Island, draw your OC asleep at their desk, put together an outfit for Dr. Hare if he were in high school, you name it!

Lots of people in the Poptropica community are kids, so the troubles of school is something we can all easily relate to. As for me, I’m already struggling through my first semester… But anyway, there are lots of things that you could fit into this theme, so get creative!

poptropica in class

  • Submitting: Comment below with a link to whatever you’ve created OR share it with me (SydVC aka Spotted Dragon) on DeviantArtTwitter, or Discord.
  • Results: I will feature 5 of the submissions as well as 3 honorable mentions.
  • Limitations: Nothing NSFW, and make sure you relate to the theme.
  • Due Date: I will take any entries before the end of this month. Submit as many things as you’d like!

I will always be sure to let you know I have seen your creation. Bonus points if you make a compelling description for your piece! While quality counts, I’m mainly looking for something to simply catch my eye, so don’t be afraid to join in!

So what are you waiting for? Go make something awesome!

~SD