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Stephen66515

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Need Critique On This Image
« on: July 19, 2012, 12:16:11 PM »
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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2012, 12:21:11 PM »
Seems a little bleak (dark/somber colors) for a green statement. Kind of a press this button to end the world feeling.

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2012, 12:24:24 PM »
I can't understand what this is for, the only thing that occurs is what SJ said: press button to end world.
However, I feel the button should not have that oval thing, it should be a rectangle. I've never seen it with that oval shape and it feels strange. examples

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2012, 12:47:38 PM »
I can't understand what this is for, the only thing that occurs is what SJ said: press button to end world.
However, I feel the button should not have that oval thing, it should be a rectangle. I've never seen it with that oval shape and it feels strange. examples

The image has nothing to do with the 'Green' statement :D Although, I do see how you would get this idea.

It's just a random image I made in Photoshop lol

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2012, 12:48:53 PM »
I can barely recognize a turn-off sign, a tree and a cloudy sky. Since I do not know the purpose of the image, this may be perfectly fine. But if clarity is required, I believe it would be better if the individual elements would be more distinct. Maybe using the classic vertical line instead of an ellipse on the top part of the turn-off sign would work better. Another option would be to remove the clouds and replace the tree with a simplified illustration and to use plain blue color on the background.

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2012, 02:33:58 PM »
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Kind of a press this button to end the world feeling.
agreed  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2012, 02:39:54 PM »
It is very "Hellish". It reminds me of the Venom album cover for "Possessed".

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #7 on: July 19, 2012, 04:05:57 PM »
ok, taking some of this into play, I decided to twist the image a little bit...

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #8 on: July 19, 2012, 05:22:39 PM »
With all due respect,  the above version kinda looks like a front loading washer full of dirty clothes.  :)

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #9 on: July 19, 2012, 05:27:35 PM »
With all due respect,  the above version kinda looks like a front loading washer full of dirty clothes.  :)

LOL, thats pretty much exactly what my mrs said! haha!

On that note...

Version 74289752:

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Starting to look somewhat like a pocket watch now o_0

I have no idea where I will end up going with this, but the comments are helping me focus :D

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2012, 05:39:38 PM »
Is this for anything or are you just design jamming?

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2012, 05:46:03 PM »
I think it looks great!  A mix of nature and fantasy art.

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2012, 05:57:00 PM »
Is this for anything or are you just design jamming?

Jamming :D

I think it looks great!  A mix of nature and fantasy art.

Thanks!



I just noticed a slight error with the image, on the top "Notch" where its made the sides go squiffy when I rotated it...Ill fix that (Before anybody points it out xD)

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2012, 05:58:59 PM »
I feel like something more interesting can be happening in that relatively blank upper-right corner.
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My other comment is that there is a lot of texture going on in a small amount of space.  Perhaps it would be better to fine-tune the texture so the main essence of it is immediately felt with less texture.

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2012, 06:04:32 PM »
I think I am going to remove the tree (Disable those layers) and see where it takes me :)

I feel like something more interesting can be happening in that relatively blank upper-right corner. ([url=http://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?
My other comment is that there is a lot of texture going on in a small amount of space.  Perhaps it would be better to fine-tune the texture so the main essence of it is immediately felt with less texture.

I agree there is a whole lot going on, so I shall attempt to tone parts of it down.  Also, I shall see what comes to life in that corner :D

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2012, 06:30:29 PM »
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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2012, 07:10:50 PM »
too busy now, too many blue waves. put back the tree and make it greener.

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2012, 07:22:43 PM »
That eye will surely give me nightmares :P
Also, what's that thing on the top, and why is it not chrome like the rest of the [pocketwatch?] ?
And I preferred when everything was contained inside the center, it looked more contained and seemed like we were looking through a glass at something. I'm not a fan of those while lines (also, they seem to symmetrical on the bottom).

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2012, 02:02:54 PM »
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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #19 on: July 20, 2012, 02:07:33 PM »
Take the easy way out. Add a naked woman. Instant art! ;D

PS - the above one looks really interesting. Looks like some wizards storm amulet. :Thmbsup: :Thmbsup:

Print out the image, drop a rounded glass semi-orb over it, get some nice jewelry made for the silver part... Could be a hit at some of those New Age festivals and 'occult' book shops. Especially if you write a little story/spell book to go with it.
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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2012, 02:28:46 PM »
Take the easy way out. Add a naked woman. Instant art! ;D

PS - the above one looks really interesting. Looks like some wizards storm amulet. :Thmbsup: :Thmbsup:

Print out the image, drop a rounded glass semi-orb over it, get some nice jewelry made for the silver part... Could be a hit at some of those New Age festivals and 'occult' book shops. Especially if you write a little story/spell book to go with it.

I think your along the right lines of where I am going with this.  I think this is going to be the first in the 'series' of some random "Magic" items.  I'm thinking they could be interesting for game images or something...not entirely sure, didn't intend to go as far as I did with it, but I keep opening Photoshop and doing more haha

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2012, 02:54:19 PM »
didn't intend to go as far as I did with it, but I keep opening Photoshop and doing more haha

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2012, 03:24:29 PM »
 ;D
That was beautiful, man.

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Re: Need Critique On This Image
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2012, 03:42:12 PM »
didn't intend to go as far as I did with it, but I keep opening Photoshop and doing more haha

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