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UPDATE: The picture below is the one we are using for Link's birthday project! Gumbo's examples will be below the picture we will be using.
Instructions (as of 4/21/17): Please print it with the highest quality you can, in full color. If you are doing a picture inside, cut him out and attach to a Popsicle stick. If you're going to be outside, I suggest first gluing it to a piece of cardboard, then cutting him out, that way the picture is reinforced just in case there is wind.
You have 2 options:
Option 1 - Either make the picture have just Link (as per Gumbo's most recent example of Link in the office);
Option 2 - ...or you can be in the picture, holding up Link. Another suggestion for this option is, you can have a friend hold Link up in frame to make it look like he is next to you.
*It is up to you which of these options you would like to do! Be creative :)*
A birthday message: You are more than welcome to write a note for Link. since I'll be printing all your pictures at a print shop, your notes will have to be typed up so I can affix them to your page/spot in his book. :)
Thanks guys for being so awesome! BE YOUR MYTHICAL BEST & go get some great pictures for Link so we can show him how much he means to us! <3
(Again, thanks Gumbo for these 2 wonderful examples!)
*Original Post Below! :)*
Goooood Mythical Morning/Afternoon/Evening, wherever you may be! My name is Gabrielle and I'll be organizing Link's 39th birthday project. I want to thank you guys in advance for entrusting me with this endeavor!
Some wonderful Mythical Beasts you may very well already know - Jaymie, Maple Dash & Gumbo - came up with a wonderful idea for this year's gift. We'll be putting together a book (I'm thinking scrapbook-style) of pictures that you guys take... like the "Flat Stanley" project that many of us did in grade school. The pictures will need to have you in it, holding a cutout of Link (Gumbo posted a great picture that I think would work nicely, and hopefully by tomorrow or Tuesday we'll have settled on a picture).
Tips for the picture: Take it somewhere relevant or historical in your city. A building with a cool mural or even something like a marina would be great ideas as well. If you live in a more rural area, take the photo near something that is important to you, and something that is beautiful (think a beautiful field of flowers, a garden, a really old tree, etc). Most of all, think about what really represents where you live! What would you want to show to Link if he visited your city? What would he HAVE to see during his trip to your town?
The picture of Link should be printed, cutout very neatly, and perhaps glued to a piece of cardboard to make it sturdy so that the picture doesn't bend in the wind when you're out taking the picture. If you'd like, you could even glue it to a 'popsickle stick' type of thing. Make sure that you print the picture in color and with the best quality you can print it out in. We want the pictures of Link to be consistent throughout the book. I suggest gluing the picture to the cardboard *before* cutting around the picture of Link.
I'll be collecting all photos in an email address and printing them out at a local print shop. I'll also be designing the book and mailing it to Link. Jaymie and her son will also be creating a mousepad with Link's favorite things on it, and that'll be mailed with the book as well.
I've made an email address JUST FOR THIS PROJECT : email@example.com
PLEASE SEND ALL SUBMISSIONS TO THIS EMAIL ONLY. IF THEY ARE NOT SENT TO firstname.lastname@example.org THEY MAY NOT BE SEEN.
SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY WEDNESDAY, MAY 10TH. THE BOOK WILL BE SHIPPED ON MAY 20TH.
I'll be updating this thread as we finalize which picture to use, etc. If you have any questions, feel free to DM me on twitter @MythicalGabbie! Talk to you guys soon!
**Thank you so much to Jaymie, Maple Dash & Gumbo for their lovely ideas and for allowing me to do this year's birthday project!**
Can I photoshop the picture into the back ground since I don't have a printer?
This was so much fun! My family took Link to The Henry Ford Museum and got so many pics of Link with different things that it was difficult to decide what to submit! We had people looking at us weird at the museum which made it even more fun lol! Thank you for taking this on Gabrielle! You are wonderful!
Lora you're too sweet! You are all the wonderful ones <3
ohhh I been there^,^ I used to live in MI.
I hope you got my submission!
I'll be sitting down and replying to each and every one of yall today :) I got WAY more submissions than expected (which is a good thing!!!!)
mine was kinda strange aye?
I sent mine in!!!
Hey everyone!!! If anyone needs one or two extra days (I'm thinking by Friday, at the latest) let me know.
Here's a little update video from Gabbie that she posted on Twitter!
It looks like about 90 contributors in the book, if this is the final version