Flit Clutches and Egg Pictures Information
Entered by: Lynn
Date: 2008-05-02 Relevant to: Arolos and DF
Summary: Gold and green firelizards are about as different as chalk and cheese. The same tends to go for their clutches. Below are a few guidelines that cover what is expected and accepted when it comes to asking for and playing out these clutches.
Article: Gold/Queen flits: At the very most, gold flits can have around 12 eggs in their clutches. Occasionally you might get a bronze in there though, as with most clutches, the bulk of the number would be made up of greens and blues. The metallic shades are as rare in flits as they are in their larger counterparts. Very rarely, a gold flit will lay a gold egg. However, note that these are only obtained through special permission from the BOD and are very, very rarely permitted.
A note about flit gestation:
Considering their vast size difference to their draconic cousins, it is approximated that a flit will gestate their eggs for about 2 weeks and then incubate for 1 week.
We realise, that some of you may want to create pictures for your flit clutches, more specifically the eggs. However, there are a few guidelines that you are required to follow when it comes to these images.
The biggest stipulation is that image HAS to show the egg in a size ratio where it is automatically identified as a flit egg (clutch) and not possibly as a dragon or wher egg. (See image below)
Ideally, the pictures will show the egg in a container of some sort such as a pot or in a bowl on a table. Another factor is that it could be shown in comparison to the size of something else like a cat, or a mug. However, it is preferred that it be shown in a container of some sort.
The same goes for ‘clutch’ pictures. Whilst yes, some flits lay their eggs out in the sand, it is preferable that they be shown in an environment where they can be once again, automatically identified as flit eggs.
To ensure that this is done, we ask that you send us in an image for ‘approval’ so that we can say whether we think it meets the specifications. Use an uploader like Photobucket (www.photobucket.com) to upload the image and then send us the link through the Contact the BOD link.
If you use software such as Bryce to create your egg pictures and would like help, Lynn is always willing to be poked or you can ask on OOC to see if you can get the help you need. Alternatively, Daz3D (www.daz3d.com) offers Bryce tutorial pages if you are looking for a certain ‘effect’ or ‘technique’.
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