Idioms - Photoshop Contest [34 entries]

Up the wooden hill Picture

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An idiom is an expression, word, or phrase that has a figurative meaning and that is comprehended in regard to a common use of that expression. An idiom is separate from the literal meaning or definition of the words of which it is made.

There are estimated to be at least 25,000 idiomatic expressions in American English. Your goal in this contest is to design a visual of an idiomatic expression. For example for "pigheaded", you can make a man with a pig's head. You can find a list of idioms HERE
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Suggested by: Lamantine

hereisanoop: interesting... ( 5 years and 1663 days ago )
jawshoewhah: So basically we are converting an ironic expression and turning it into a literal visual? ( 5 years and 1660 days ago )
jawshoewhah: This is a lot like the living puns contest ( 5 years and 1660 days ago )

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Up the wooden hill - created by phubar

Up the wooden hill
Favs: 7SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 1/34Score: 62% (35)16593 views

Up the wooden hill -
When you go up the wooden hill, you go up the stairs to bed.

Thanks to michelsick for the bed.
Thanks to Chemtec for the sky.
Thanks to dlritter for the tree.
Thanks to somadjinn for the wood 1.
Thanks to kovic for the wood 2. (5 years and 1657 days ago)

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On the Horns of a Dilema - created by IDt8r

On the Horns of a Dilema
Favs: 2SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 2/34Score: 58.3% (30)13904 views

Thanks to Ben Clifford, atomicjeep, TrombaMarina, Richard Forward, estherase, Gustavo Vara, bthomso (5 years and 1661 days ago)

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Bar Fly - created by lchappell

Bar Fly
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/34Score: 58.2% (25)14776 views

Thanks hiversansneige
Thanks Edwin Land (5 years and 1663 days ago)

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A Little Bird Told Me - created by fatz8016

A Little Bird Told Me
Favs: 0SBS: 7Hi-resRank: 4/34Score: 57.7% (20)13431 views

Credits to (5 years and 1658 days ago)

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When Pigs Fly - created by pearlie

When Pigs Fly
Favs: 2SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/34Score: 57.5% (15)18671 views

2 sources and basic photoshop - painted smoke (guassian blur) and added some motion blur to the jet as well as 2 lights glowing; curves adjustment & painted edges of sky.
Thanks to Pietri for the use of the French jet fighter image. (5 years and 1660 days ago)

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