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2014 MS-Paint year in review

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To snap us out of our year-end doldrums, OBNUG is once again hosting the MS Paint season review. You should know the drill by now...get MS Painting, you pixel Picassos!

The rub:
Studies have shown that cartoons are 35 percent funnier when rendered in MS Paint. Don't believe me? Check out last year's epic MS Paint review! I shot milk out of my nose enough times to wonder why I drink milk exclusively in front of my computer monitor.

Here's whatcha do: Make a one-panel cartoon that encapsulates the best, weirdest, funniest, or Fiesta winningest of the 2014 college football season. Oh...and make it funny. It doesn't have to be Bronco-centric, but that would certainly help.

Images probably shouldn't exceed 800 pixels wide and saved at web resolution—72 dpi and in a reasonable format (if you send me a .bmp...SO BANNED). If you have a more sophisticated computer art program (like Photoshop), here's how you MS Paint-ify it: Open a new document in Photoshop and set the size to 7 pixels by 7 pixels and fill the entire frame with black. Now, use the select tool to select the entire image and then click "Edit/Define Brush Preset" and save your square brush. Make a new document and use your saved brush to paint away. It's easy...it's fun...it's 90s-rific! You can also download this free mac knockoff, Paintbrush.

When you're done, post your masterpiece in the comments below...or you can email it to us at tips@obnug.com

Get painting'! Here are some examples from the last year's review to get your creative juices flowing:

Artist: Thoughtrepeneur

Artist: NYBroncosFan

Artist: palemorningdude

UPDATE: Incentiviz'd! The submission with the most recs in our annual MS Paint showcase will become OBNUG's new Twitter avatar. You can submit and vote until noon next Tuesday.