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Anastasia-R
04-17-2009, 12:55 AM
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/9190/mygallery.png
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Welcome, to the one and only Grovyle/Combusken fan gallery! Now, why did Anastasia make a gallery? Well, because I haven't made one in ... well ... awhile. XD So, who's ready to walk into a long gallery? Oh, don't worry, there's free cookies at the end! Also, I called this a (Nightlife and Graffiti) Gallery, since I love Graffiti and the night time, otherwise know as "Nightlife". Also "Nightlife" is my shop. =] ~

Well, can we get over with some boring rules? Well, of course you can! =] Otherwise ... >..> *points to firey exit door*
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/7573/rules2.png
No stealing. If you'd like to use my work for something, IM or PM me. Just ask me first.
Don't request here! (If you'd like a request post here, The Nightlife Shop (http://www.pokemonelite2000.com/forum/showthread.php?t=90889), or PM me)
No spaming (duh xD)
If it takes me a bit to update, then keep waiting. Don't bug or rush me to make something and then post it! D= That's a big "No-No"

Wow, we survived the rules ... now, for the real deal! =D My Gallery is in posts (so many banners. XD) So, I'll say when to post.
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Rules/Welcoming (http://www.pokemonelite2000.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2726988&postcount=1)
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Gallery (http://www.pokemonelite2000.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2727009&postcount=2)
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Gallery (part 2) (http://www.pokemonelite2000.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2727036&postcount=3)
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Gallery (part 3) (http://www.pokemonelite2000.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2727049&postcount=4)
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Updates (http://www.pokemonelite2000.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2727060&postcount=5)
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Anastasia-R
04-17-2009, 01:09 AM
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/2827/gallery.png
Part 1 of this long Gallery. O..o;;;
http://img372.imageshack.us/img372/18/grovylebannerog4.png
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq275/anastasiar_08/graphic%20banners/blazikenbanner2.png
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq275/anastasiar_08/graphic%20banners/rbsbanner.png
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/4490/grovylebanner2ma0.png
http://img165.imageshack.us/img165/7904/shayminskyformbannerpngqi8.png
http://img253.imageshack.us/img253/4291/grovylesmallban2ms4.png
http://img519.imageshack.us/img519/2885/teamdpbannerdarknessbu6.png
http://img361.imageshack.us/img361/2554/bannercontestcolor2pm2.png
http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/2537/empeh6.png
http://img214.imageshack.us/img214/1544/request40px9.png
http://img247.imageshack.us/img247/4856/grovylebanner3nolayersmr7.png
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/2908/garchompbanner1yn7.png
http://img222.imageshack.us/img222/9244/neyobi5.png
http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/8389/twilightbanner1yb9.png
http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/4500/request79rs3.png
http://img56.imageshack.us/img56/7526/grovylebanner4wt2.png
http://img158.imageshack.us/img158/4340/request101cq3.png
http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/3884/randomef4.png
http://img136.imageshack.us/img136/9951/blazikenbannerua1.png

Anastasia-R
04-17-2009, 01:19 AM
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/2827/gallery.png
Wow, another part? Wow, see how many banners I made? XD
http://img53.imageshack.us/img53/5744/request89zm1.png
http://img356.imageshack.us/img356/7784/darkgrovylebannerdb2.png
http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/1526/abannerww7.png
http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/5967/request121oh9.png
http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/4238/grovylebanner6vf6.png
http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/4115/arcruszq5.png
http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/857/grovylebanner7hh7.png
http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/3575/request132ho1.png
http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/7068/darkraibanner2.png
http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/3140/request149.png
http://img93.imageshack.us/img93/9193/shucklulz2.png
http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/7955/30838019.png
http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/5584/grovylebanner.png
http://img91.imageshack.us/img91/2073/graphicart.png

Anastasia-R
04-17-2009, 01:25 AM
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/2827/gallery.png
Oh god, part 3. I swear, I'm sorry. Dx
http://img237.imageshack.us/img237/2589/minamimoto.png
http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/8692/darkknight.png
http://img144.imageshack.us/img144/3813/chrisbrown.png
http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/8465/darkconest.png
http://img242.imageshack.us/img242/6884/heatran.png
http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/4521/94123272.png
http://img126.imageshack.us/img126/510/mydeargrovyle.png
http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/1397/miloticbanner.png
http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/6411/tibaner.png
http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/6556/shominamimoto.png
http://img58.imageshack.us/img58/1480/beat.png
http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/9797/drapion.png

Anastasia-R
04-17-2009, 01:28 AM
Updates!
Well, I think we'll have 1 update post. o..o;;;
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THE UPDATES
4/16/09 -- The Gallery is ... well ... up!
4/17/09 -- Rockin' Grovyle and Celebi banner is here
5/08/09 -- A gift for a friend. ^..^
5/09/09 -- PMD2 banner! ~
5/22/09 -- Ho-oh and Lugia banner. Pretty big.
5/23/09 -- Kevin Rudolf banner and Froslass banner
5/25/09 -- Grovyle banner -PMD2
5/28/09 -- Team D/P banner and Lugia banner
5/29/09 -- Raspberyl banner
6/12/09 -- Shiny Celebi banner PMD2
6/14/09 -- Rotom and Grovyle banner
6/23/09 -- May banner
6/24/09 -- Transformer banner
7/7/09 -- Frontier brain and Request banner
7/16/09 -- News and two banners
8/11/09 -- more banners
8/12/09 -- Some banners
8/13/09 --- Blue banner

Anastasia-R
04-17-2009, 01:33 AM
Now, you can post all you want! (I guess this can be a saved post, just not needed yet) XD

TayyabX
04-17-2009, 01:35 AM
first post because it is teh win. :D

Awesome banners and whutnot Ana. :3
Although, before you made the gallery, you made made a random post somewhere, but not actually posting it, create each post you want, copied and pasted them wordpad, then posting them all in your thread at once without all the hassle. ;D

Anyways, awesome once again. :3

F.D.
04-17-2009, 01:39 AM
That's alot of banners. :eek:

My favorites from each gallery.

One - The last Blaziken.
Two - It's between the red Grovlye one and the Darkrai one.
Three - Heatran.

~ Nick .

Griff4815
04-17-2009, 01:13 PM
! Nice galleries. =D

(All the Grovyle ones are awesome. v..v)

Anastasia-R
04-17-2009, 07:14 PM
first post because it is teh win. :D

Awesome banners and whutnot Ana. :3
Although, before you made the gallery, you made made a random post somewhere, but not actually posting it, create each post you want, copied and pasted them wordpad, then posting them all in your thread at once without all the hassle. ;D

Anyways, awesome once again. :3
Yeah, I should have. XD And, thanks. =3

That's alot of banners. :eek:

My favorites from each gallery.

One - The last Blaziken.
Two - It's between the red Grovlye one and the Darkrai one.
Three - Heatran.

~ Nick .
Aww, thanks! (I like the Blaziken banner, too. ;] )
! Nice galleries. =D

(All the Grovyle ones are awesome. v..v)
Of course they are. xD Anyhow, thanks! (Didn't know you'd be here =o)

Wisp
04-17-2009, 07:22 PM
Wow, ana. n____n Really nice collection here, it's intresing seeing your style kinda of.. evolve (is that the right word?) over time. :3
Some really neat work here, keep it up. ^-^

Anastasia-R
04-18-2009, 02:27 PM
Haha, I just love this banner. xD
http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/8361/rockingrovyleandcelebi.png

Zane
04-19-2009, 05:52 PM
Haha, I just love this banner. xD
http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/8361/rockingrovyleandcelebi.png

O.o
Is so jealous of your skills! XD
Great job on all of them Anastasia!

Neo Emolga
04-19-2009, 05:57 PM
Your skills and talent are beyond incredible.

And yes, Grovyle looks awesome with an electric guitar.

Babii Pikachu
04-24-2009, 06:57 PM
Firstly, you probably get this questions tons but; WILL YOU PLEASE TEACH MEH? ;_; I would love to be able to do what you do, but I can't, and it makes me cry so hard.... :( lol

chris brown = leave the banner up there, he's hopefully getting locked up soon :)

I love all your graphics, as Neo said, YOU-IZ-AWESOME-MAN :]

Vaughn
04-27-2009, 11:07 PM
OMG, I was bedazzled. :cool:

Your banners are gorgeous and amazing. How did you learn to do such a thing?
If banner-making was a sport, you'd win Gold, Silver, Bronze, and.. Tin?:oops:

Dragoness
04-28-2009, 06:48 AM
Wow, these are awesome! I especially like the Drapion one (Gallery 3) and the Shaymin one (Gallery 1). The Shaymin one really caught my attention--I love how you did the curly, smoky background behind the actual picture. It looks very good :)

Anastasia-R
05-08-2009, 10:38 PM
http://img89.imageshack.us/img89/7801/shucklulz.png
I dunno, a little gift for a friend here. Just look up for "Shucklulz" and that's him.

Angela
05-08-2009, 10:53 PM
OMG Ana they are amazing, wow I wish I had kept up with Graphic arts and wasn't always taking pauses, after I used photoshop in school I kinda went photoshop and didn't want to go back, I need to download it somewhere.


This ones so cute, they are friends!
http://img126.imageshack.us/img126/510/mydeargrovyle.png

I love how you developed your style, at one point a while ago I could tell if a banner was Ana original, you abused the boxes a bit and that I thought was awesome, but I see non of them here :(.

I love your banners and always have, even when you were re-doing requests I screwed up in my shop. xD

When I find photoshop I'm gonna give you a run for your money.

In the mean time I'm gonna request a banner from you. :biggrin:

Fire Pkmn Master
05-09-2009, 02:51 AM
Ish so jealous. Ana you have such great talent, all those banners look really great. Do you use photoshop?

Anastasia-R
05-09-2009, 02:57 AM
Ish so jealous. Ana you have such great talent, all those banners look really great. Do you use photoshop?

Nope, I use Gimp. I have Photoshop, but I hate it and I never use it. XD

Fire Pkmn Master
05-09-2009, 04:18 AM
Nope, I use Gimp. I have Photoshop, but I hate it and I never use it. XD

Oh ok. I would use Gimp again but Id have to re download everything on my new computer. :rolleyes:

Anastasia-R
05-09-2009, 06:44 PM
http://img404.imageshack.us/img404/7719/pmd.png
I just love PMD2 <3 So, yeah, took an hour to make. =o

Anastasia-R
05-23-2009, 01:42 AM
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/5714/hgssbanner.png
Just, ... a LITTLE somethin' for you guys. ^..^;

Angela
05-23-2009, 01:48 AM
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/5714/hgssbanner.png
Just, ... a LITTLE somethin' for you guys. ^..^;

Amazing, tell me was this one made in gimp?
If so then how do you do those tiles, I tried today but failed....

Will you ever be making a tutorial ? :biggrin:

Are the white line around them hand drawn?

And I really like the colors. :)

Kayla Ann
05-23-2009, 12:32 PM
Amazing, tell me was this one made in gimp?
If so then how do you do those tiles, I tried today but failed....

Will you ever be making a tutorial ? :biggrin:

Are the white line around them hand drawn?

And I really like the colors. :)

Angela, I know how to do the tile thing in GIMP
you go to
Layer> New layer

The Filter?Blur? Pixilize then make the suqares the size you want, then play with the transparency!

Angela
05-23-2009, 11:34 PM
Angela, I know how to do the tile thing in GIMP
you go to
Layer> New layer

The Filter?Blur? Pixilize then make the suqares the size you want, then play with the transparency!

Thank you so much Kayla :D

Anastasia-R
05-23-2009, 11:41 PM
Angela, I know how to do the tile thing in GIMP
you go to
Layer> New layer

The Filter?Blur? Pixilize then make the suqares the size you want, then play with the transparency!

That's not how I do it. =]
Also, new art.
http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/5743/froslass.png
http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/7997/kevinrudolf.png

Angela
05-24-2009, 12:47 AM
That's not how I do it. =]
Also, new art.
http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/5743/froslass.png
http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/7997/kevinrudolf.png

How do you do it?

Operative
05-24-2009, 12:51 AM
How do you do it?

I think you go to GIMPressionist.

Not sure, but there are many things that can be done with that feature...

(It's under Filter)

Anastasia-R
05-24-2009, 01:24 AM
That's not how I do it. =]
Also, new art.
http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/5743/froslass.png
http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/7997/kevinrudolf.png

Comments? I mean, this is my gallery.

Vaughn
05-24-2009, 02:10 AM
That's not how I do it. =]
Also, new art.
http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/5743/froslass.png
http://img177.imageshack.us/img177/7997/kevinrudolf.png
:eek:
No wonder you got the Gold for best graphic artist of year 2008 thingie.

I am amzed at your skill, and great job, Anastasia. Keep makign those lovely, awesome banners.

Anastasia-R
05-26-2009, 12:11 AM
http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/1362/grovylebanner3.png
"All I'd ever known is the future's world of darkness. Upon coming to this world... and seeing the sun for the first time... it was staggering."

Just a little something I made.

Angela
05-26-2009, 12:14 AM
http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/1362/grovylebanner3.png
"All I'd ever known is the future's world of darkness. Upon coming to this world... and seeing the sun for the first time... it was staggering."

Just a little something I made.

Wow Ana it's gorgeous!

Why didn't you enter this one for the Spring week it would have pwned!:biggrin:

Pokemon Trainer Sarah
05-26-2009, 10:23 AM
http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/1362/grovylebanner3.png
"All I'd ever known is the future's world of darkness. Upon coming to this world... and seeing the sun for the first time... it was staggering."

Just a little something I made.
Aww, that's cute. Sure brings back memories of PMD2. The way you blended it and the patterns are awesome. :]

I love looking at your work. Almost makes me wanna get back into graphics again. xD

Oh and I love the Ho-Oh/Lugia and Froslass banners, too!
You just keep getting better. Keep up the amazing work! ^^

Sight of the Stars
05-26-2009, 11:02 AM
Nope, I use Gimp. I have Photoshop, but I hate it and I never use it. XD

Nuh-uh!

You've used GIMP the whole time?

o-o

I absolutely love your work, Anna, and am soooo jealous of your skills.

-thinks-

Have you ever made any GIMP tuts....? :D

Anastasia-R
05-29-2009, 02:07 AM
http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/2162/teamdp.png
Haha, for my site. XD
http://img223.imageshack.us/img223/5025/blaziken.png
http://img527.imageshack.us/img527/9707/lugia.png
Blaziken and Lugia banner.

ragnarok0422
05-29-2009, 02:11 AM
Sugoi... :eek:

You sure do make some good banners... I really like your works (especially the lugia one)... Keep it up! I would like to see some more soon! =)

Gokudera-Kun
05-29-2009, 02:16 AM
Holy Cheez-its.

That Lugia one is just crazy awesome. No wonder you have authority here. :D

Anastasia-R
05-30-2009, 12:48 AM
Thanks guys. =] I'm so glad lots of you like my work. ^..^
http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/3759/raspberyl.png
Something random. XD

Kayla Ann
05-31-2009, 04:17 PM
How do you do it?

You duplicate the layer...
then filter>blur>pixleize then you go to filters>enhance>sharpen and the you pla with the opacity:)

Anastasia-R
05-31-2009, 04:23 PM
Look, if you're gonna post, can you please comment on my work as well?

Vaughn
05-31-2009, 04:24 PM
Thanks guys. =] I'm so glad lots of you like my work. ^..^
http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/3759/raspberyl.png
Something random. XD

Wow, that is a great banner! Big and awesome!

Kayla Ann
05-31-2009, 04:59 PM
Thanks guys. =] I'm so glad lots of you like my work. ^..^
http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/3759/raspberyl.png
Something random. XD

ok.... i like this alot :) the color scheme matches the render PERFECTLY :)
can you tell me how you got the text to look like that?

Zerofire
05-31-2009, 07:31 PM
Gotta say, This is pretty sweet!
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/2908/garchompbanner1yn7.png
Very nice piece of work Antasia!

Anastasia-R
06-12-2009, 07:57 PM
http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/2918/celebi.png
Hahah, about 1 hour of work, and I don't like it. XD I was also testing it out.

Vaughn
06-12-2009, 09:13 PM
I swear to God that I saw this yesterday, but w/e.

The boxes to the left look a little weird. The splatter brushes looks awesome, Ana. And, too much pink. Lovin' the font, and the 'eye' picture beside Celebi. I like the image, too.

Overall, I like it.

Anastasia-R
06-15-2009, 01:48 AM
http://img362.imageshack.us/img362/6696/rotom.png
http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/7061/grovylebanner9.png
First, the Rotom was a gift for Ram. And the Grovyle, for me. <3 x3

Anastasia-R
06-24-2009, 12:03 AM
http://img91.imageshack.us/img91/1007/may.png
... Don't ask. May is my favorite pokemon trainer.

Angela
06-24-2009, 12:19 AM
http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/2918/celebi.png
Hahah, about 1 hour of work, and I don't like it. XD I was also testing it out.

Wow I like the colours of it but, I I feel like it's lacking a head flow, maybe I'm just to new at graphic arts to see it but I get 3 flows.

One is rather small but the there are 2 that are just sucking all the attention to them.....


And when you split Celebi into 3 little tags do you add an drop shadow under it? What ever you do it's working I really like it.... Overall, better then anything I can make at the moment, so I give it a 10.
http://img362.imageshack.us/img362/6696/rotom.png
http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/7061/grovylebanner9.png
First, the Rotom was a gift for Ram. And the Grovyle, for me. <3 x3

Wow two amasing banners, the first one, the rotom one, there's a flow you can set your clock to, I just love the colours the background, magnificent! 10/10


The second one I like it, I might even love it, there is nothing wrong with it, there is just one thing that annoys me..

The oranges swirly brush stroke you added on the poke, I feel it's useless, it's not doing anything for the flow (in my opinion).

Anyway in the background, are you using one of them CD4's?

http://img91.imageshack.us/img91/1007/may.png
... Don't ask. May is my favorite pokemon trainer.

This banner is like Anti-Ana, I mean it doesn't really scream you...

I feel the sprite you used is a bit well, unreal, and it sticks out in a bad way, it's right there next to the middle, I feel you could have done without it, and the one on the left side of the banner next to the middle, I don't get it why it's there...

Anyway I love the colours and brushes you used!

Anastasia-R
06-24-2009, 12:42 AM
I think you're right about the Grovyle banner, check this out:
http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/8979/grovylebanner9edit.png
And what do you mean the sprite "sticks out" in a bad way? o..O

Vaughn
06-24-2009, 12:43 AM
http://img91.imageshack.us/img91/1007/may.png
... Don't ask. May is my favorite pokemon trainer.

Your style is so incredible. You got to teach me, Ana-sensei. ^^

Angela
06-24-2009, 01:18 PM
I think you're right about the Grovyle banner, check this out:
http://img221.imageshack.us/img221/8979/grovylebanner9edit.png
And what do you mean the sprite "sticks out" in a bad way? o..O

Yes that's much better....


Anyway when you ask how it sticks out in a bad way... Let's take my banner for on example

http://i42.tinypic.com/3466xw2.png

It's obvious that the render on my banner was just copied/pasted on... My banner also lacks depth and flow and the colours don't match...

Anyway the May sprite looks unreal and unnecessary, because you have a big May picture next to it, and then comes this unrealistic sprite... What I'm saying is that it stands out so much, that it gives you a feel that it was c/p'ed on even tho you made some brush strokes over it... What I'm say is, the sprite looks unreal next to the May picture and the sprite isn't really needed, the Sprite is so different...

Anyway the sprite sticks out in a bad way because it looks so different from the rest of the banner.

Anastasia-R
06-24-2009, 06:53 PM
Yes that's much better....


Anyway when you ask how it sticks out in a bad way... Let's take my banner for on example

http://i42.tinypic.com/3466xw2.png

It's obvious that the render on my banner was just copied/pasted on... My banner also lacks depth and flow and the colours don't match...

Anyway the May sprite looks unreal and unnecessary, because you have a big May picture next to it, and then comes this unrealistic sprite... What I'm saying is that it stands out so much, that it gives you a feel that it was c/p'ed on even tho you made some brush strokes over it... What I'm say is, the sprite looks unreal next to the May picture and the sprite isn't really needed, the Sprite is so different...

Anyway the sprite sticks out in a bad way because it looks so different from the rest of the banner.
Well the sprite is in the colors of the banner that it has, it doesn't look copied and paste. And a c4d or whatever you call 'em is in front of it, too. In your banner, the image doesn't match or flow with the background. =o

That's how I think of it, but thanks. =o
http://img229.imageshack.us/img229/6772/trasnformer.png
This was kinda ... er ... erm ... random. Only 40 mins and 27 layers, and I hate it.

Angela
06-25-2009, 10:21 PM
Well the sprite is in the colors of the banner that it has, it doesn't look copied and paste. And a c4d or whatever you call 'em is in front of it, too. In your banner, the image doesn't match or flow with the background. =o

That's how I think of it, but thanks. =o
http://img229.imageshack.us/img229/6772/trasnformer.png
This was kinda ... er ... erm ... random. Only 40 mins and 27 layers, and I hate it.

Way to repeat me on my banner, it was there as an example, showing you what I was trying to point out...

I finally found words for it, you can put a pig in a suit, but it's still a pig, same goes for all sprites, there you have this gorgeous banner then you add a Sprite "Sprite" on it. And the Sprite is all that sticks out, nobody sees the suit they just see the pig (I think all that is bothering me is the fact that it's a sprite, I think I might be a bit anti sprites.).....

Anyway what do you , mean you hate it, I love it, I would say one of your best, but I'm wearing one of your best banners in my sig, it's definitely top 10. :)

I love it, I mean it looks so much like a C4D render but it's a transformer, wow I never thought you could do something like that to a transformer. I'm so jealous that you can do that, wow you have like PC skills and perfect PE2k skills, I have non. ;;

Kayla Ann
06-27-2009, 12:03 AM
http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/2918/celebi.png
Hahah, about 1 hour of work, and I don't like it. XD I was also testing it out.

PUT THIS IN YOUR SIG NOW!

this is realy good, you can see celebi perfectly (except for the glow at the bottom, that is the light scource, and i liek it)

Anastasia-R
07-07-2009, 02:43 PM
http://img380.imageshack.us/img380/5378/girlbannertest3.png
http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/259/request232.png
1st banner was an improvement and test. 2nd banner was a request, but wrong size.

TayyabX
07-07-2009, 04:50 PM
http://img380.imageshack.us/img380/5378/girlbannertest3.png
http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/259/request232.png
1st banner was an improvement and test. 2nd banner was a request, but wrong size.

Simply amazing. Your styles are epic win. D:

The only changes now I would suggest, would to either cut down a bit with the rectangle clip masks of Cresselia, because your render flows in so great already, they make kind of ruin it. You could try blending them in like the one with Dahlia, but other than that, they are great.

You should seriously make a tutorial soon. :3

Anastasia-R
07-07-2009, 09:57 PM
Simply amazing. Your styles are epic win. D:

The only changes now I would suggest, would to either cut down a bit with the rectangle clip masks of Cresselia, because your render flows in so great already, they make kind of ruin it. You could try blending them in like the one with Dahlia, but other than that, they are great.

You should seriously make a tutorial soon. :3
How's this?
http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/27/121e.png
And, a tutorial? Who in the world would read a tut from me? >..>;

Kayla Ann
07-07-2009, 10:12 PM
How's this?
http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/27/121e.png
And, a tutorial? Who in the world would read a tut from me? >..>;


ME! you should do it from that banner!(cresselia)

Operative
07-07-2009, 10:17 PM
And, a tutorial? Who in the world would read a tut from me? >..>;


Your the best graphics artist on Pe2k.

Voted twice in a row, correct?

A lot of aspiring graphic artists would read it.

I, for one, would read it.

Anastasia-R
07-07-2009, 10:21 PM
Your the best graphics artist on Pe2k.

Voted twice in a row, correct?

A lot of aspiring graphic artists would read it.

I, for one, would read it.
Hmm, I'll think about it. I'm not sure about this idea for a tut, but I'll think about it. =o
http://img380.imageshack.us/img380/5378/girlbannertest3.png
http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/27/121e.png <-- Edited
1st banner was an improvement and test. 2nd banner was a request, but wrong size.
And more comments?

Kick the Moon
07-07-2009, 11:38 PM
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/9190/mygallery.png
•••Oh, don't worry, there's free cookies at the end!


My name is Cookies and I approve of this message.

Nice banners. You've got a lot of Grovyle banners lol, but they're all good. :P

Oh, and I like the new Cresselia banner.

Anastasia-R
07-16-2009, 08:10 PM
Wanna Update? I'll give ya an update.
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/795/botw2.png +++ http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/9264/test2o.png
This could be the last update for awhile. Why? Lack of confidence. I read so many tuts, and still. I can't get that old feeling; "Oh, I bet this is an okay banner." Or "This could be my best yet!". Nope. I'm suck with "This banner isn't good.", "No one's gonna like this", ect. I've been having this "lack of confidence" for awhile. This is what stopping me from making banners, and making requests. I'm trying to fix this. I might be better sooner or later. I just don't wanna give you guys terrible banners, but I don't know if you guys care.

The Burmy
07-16-2009, 08:44 PM
Wanna Update? I'll give ya an update.
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/795/botw2.png +++ http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/9264/test2o.png
This could be the last update for awhile. Why? Lack of confidence. I read so many tuts, and still. I can't get that old feeling; "Oh, I bet this is an okay banner." Or "This could be my best yet!". Nope. I'm suck with "This banner isn't good.", "No one's gonna like this", ect. I've been having this "lack of confidence" for awhile. This is what stopping me from making banners, and making requests. I'm trying to fix this. I might be better sooner or later. I just don't wanna give you guys terrible banners, but I don't know if you guys care.

Believe me when I say that your banners are smexy. Way smexier than anything I could make. You're like the top graphic maker person or whatever on here. I'm fine with whatever you have for me (my request was like the 2nd request after you finished some requests on a few pages back).

Dragoness
07-16-2009, 09:04 PM
Wanna Update? I'll give ya an update.
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/795/botw2.png +++ http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/9264/test2o.png
This could be the last update for awhile. Why? Lack of confidence. I read so many tuts, and still. I can't get that old feeling; "Oh, I bet this is an okay banner." Or "This could be my best yet!". Nope. I'm suck with "This banner isn't good.", "No one's gonna like this", ect. I've been having this "lack of confidence" for awhile. This is what stopping me from making banners, and making requests. I'm trying to fix this. I might be better sooner or later. I just don't wanna give you guys terrible banners, but I don't know if you guys care.
Those banners are very good. I esp. like the pink girl one--she looks ready to smack someone and the mini-shot of her face at the right hand corner, complete with a couple lines drawn through it is awesome! :D

As for losing confidence, not sure what to tell you there. These are good, you def. do well with graphic making and have a creative flair. If good comments don't encourage it, then maybe taking a short break to relax will or getting a personal cheer leader or something *shrug* I always feel the same way about what I make, except: 1. I am new to this and 2. I always thought most other graphic artists thought the same way...

Btw, what does this mean? We'd notice/care if your banners weren't good, lol.
...but I don't know if you guys care.

Professor Geoffrey
07-16-2009, 10:02 PM
In my opinion, they're very awesome banners, Ana! You have no idea how much I want to learn how to make banners that way...

Operative
07-16-2009, 11:19 PM
Wanna Update? I'll give ya an update.
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/795/botw2.png +++ http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/9264/test2o.png
This could be the last update for awhile. Why? Lack of confidence. I read so many tuts, and still. I can't get that old feeling; "Oh, I bet this is an okay banner." Or "This could be my best yet!". Nope. I'm suck with "This banner isn't good.", "No one's gonna like this", ect. I've been having this "lack of confidence" for awhile. This is what stopping me from making banners, and making requests. I'm trying to fix this. I might be better sooner or later. I just don't wanna give you guys terrible banners, but I don't know if you guys care.

Unlike the people above, I'm going to give Constructive Criticism that'll hopefully help you to create better banners. One that you've made and liked before.

Wolverine: The blurred effect towards the lower left-hand corner distracts my eyes from the overall focus. Try toning it down a bit. The path tooling around the arm is nice, but sticks out too much and the opacity should be lowered. Way too sharp for the focus. The C4Ds were well placed and bring the banner to a nice touch. But still, work on focusing and depth.

Etna: Sorry, but the pixel'd effect just ruined the banner. And the shot that was pasted to the upper right-hand corner should have the pixel'd effect removed. It destroys the flow of the banner. The render was cut a bit strange towards one of the hand and the tail still has a bit of white left on it from when you pasted it on.

But, I still think you have amazing banners, Ana. I know you can get better up to a point where you are at the point that you can still keep making banners that you are pleased with. Just keep going. ;D

Vaughn
07-16-2009, 11:24 PM
I really like your Banner Contest entry, which was the Wolverine banner.

Anastasia-R
07-16-2009, 11:47 PM
Unlike the people above, I'm going to give Constructive Criticism that'll hopefully help you to create better banners. One that you've made and liked before.

Wolverine: The blurred effect towards the lower left-hand corner distracts my eyes from the overall focus. Try toning it down a bit. The path tooling around the arm is nice, but sticks out too much and the opacity should be lowered. Way too sharp for the focus. The C4Ds were well placed and bring the banner to a nice touch. But still, work on focusing and depth.

Etna: Sorry, but the pixel'd effect just ruined the banner. And the shot that was pasted to the upper right-hand corner should have the pixel'd effect removed. It destroys the flow of the banner. The render was cut a bit strange towards one of the hand and the tail still has a bit of white left on it from when you pasted it on.

But, I still think you have amazing banners, Ana. I know you can get better up to a point where you are at the point that you can still keep making banners that you are pleased with. Just keep going. ;D
I tried editing, but you know, not much of a change. And I thought I did pretty well with depth on my Wolverine. Blurring was part of the depth. But, whatever, I tried to edit both. It's a little hard to see the changes, I might wanna add.
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq275/anastasiar_08/botw3.png
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq275/anastasiar_08/test3.png?t=1247788018
Imageshack wouldn't work ... ;_;

Operative
07-16-2009, 11:50 PM
I tried editing, but you know, not much of a change. And I thought I did pretty well with depth on my Wolverine. Blurring was part of the depth. But, whatever, I tried to edit both. It's a little hard to see the changes, I might wanna add.
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq275/anastasiar_08/botw3.png
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq275/anastasiar_08/test3.png?t=1247788018
Imageshack wouldn't work ... ;_;

Honestly, I like it much better.

Good job, Ana. ;D

Anastasia-R
08-06-2009, 05:00 PM
http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/2992/familyi.png
A quicky
http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/9580/marly.png
A test
http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/7923/blackstarshooter.png
Another test
http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/4843/grovylebotw.png
BOTW for sprite.

iReign
08-10-2009, 12:19 AM
http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/7923/blackstarshooter.png
Another test


I really like this one. It has great depth, and the focal point is defined by the circles around the render. It doesn't really flow, but no every great tag needs flow. The colors are rich and are neat. Nothing is too bright, nothing is too dark.

Keep it up~

Anastasia-R
08-10-2009, 09:19 PM
http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/1736/jordanyme.png
Secret request from Jordan ... >..> ... <..< ... >..> ... <..< ... O..O!

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/3874/darkraix.png
And this just focuses on my darn mood today. Dark, anger, ect. The red can show it, and I thought the render was a nice pick. Looks angry, and totally fits my mood.

miyoun
08-10-2009, 09:50 PM
http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/7923/blackstarshooter.png
Another test

It's BLACKROCK SHOOTER not star ;x

I really like this. I'd like to see this style more but with maybe a little more flow. ;o

Anastasia-R
08-11-2009, 02:51 PM
It's BLACKROCK SHOOTER not star ;x

I really like this. I'd like to see this style more but with maybe a little more flow. ;o

Oh snap, someone told me it was. XDD
That style more? Why? XDD And I'll work on the flow more.
I really like this one. It has great depth, and the focal point is defined by the circles around the render. It doesn't really flow, but no every great tag needs flow. The colors are rich and are neat. Nothing is too bright, nothing is too dark.

Keep it up~
Thank you. ~ And I'll keep those tips in mind. =o

miyoun
08-11-2009, 03:28 PM
Oh snap, someone told me it was. XDD
That style more? Why? XDD And I'll work on the flow more.

Because I really liked that style. But maybe because it suited Black Rock Shooter, I'm not sure, but it was very nice.

Tombi
08-11-2009, 08:02 PM
http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/7923/blackstarshooter.png
Another test

I like the colour scheme on this. n_n I can't see any flow at all but it looks nice on the eyes, although the right side looks a tiny bit messy. O: The circle around the face to bring a focal was slightly dodgy but because of the style of banner, you pulled it off. The pen tooling around his arm looks slightly out of place and the smudgy gas thing around his eye could be toned down a little, but otherwise, I really like it. n_n Great job, Ana.

Anastasia-R
08-12-2009, 11:52 PM
http://img43.imageshack.us/img43/9001/tombi2.png
Banner trade with Tombi. I know, it looks ugly, but, yeah.

ALSO EDITED MY GALLERY NAME. (See, Griffy, I did it! <3 )

Griff4815
08-12-2009, 11:53 PM
I like the name. =D

And I also like the Steelix banner. Especially the metal shard things coming off it. =]

Anastasia-R
08-13-2009, 07:51 PM
I like the name. =D

And I also like the Steelix banner. Especially the metal shard things coming off it. =]

I know you do. ;D

And, thanks! I never thought of it like that until I looked at it again. xD
http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/2941/blue1y.png
New theme, blah ... comments are nice. =x

Professor Geoffrey
08-14-2009, 02:14 AM
I know you do. ;D

And, thanks! I never thought of it like that until I looked at it again. xD
http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/2941/blue1y.png
New theme, blah ... comments are nice. =x

I think it looks nice. I'm not good at criticism, but it just looks like it blends well. :3

Anastasia-R
08-16-2009, 04:40 PM
I think it looks nice. I'm not good at criticism, but it just looks like it blends well. :3

Aw, thanks. ^..^

Man, I wish I had some more comments or something. =\

Operative
08-16-2009, 04:48 PM
I know you do. ;D

And, thanks! I never thought of it like that until I looked at it again. xD
http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/2941/blue1y.png
New theme, blah ... comments are nice. =x

It's really nice. It blends well and the colours are great. Nothing is overwhleming or stands out a lot more than the others.

But I'd say to work on blending. Because seeing little streaks of the soft brush is a bit annoying. ^^;

I'd suggest to set spacing to 1. It's much nicer. :3

Anastasia-R
08-19-2009, 11:51 PM
http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/5377/griff.png
For Griff, because he's awesome and I needed to make him a late B-day gift. Comments only, please. Sorry. ^..^;

TayyabX
08-20-2009, 01:21 AM
It gets better and better. :3
Keep up the awesome st00f. <3

/wantztocritbutfeelslikehesgoingtothrowupbecausehes sick. :[

Anastasia-R
08-20-2009, 09:32 PM
-..- Okay, for once, I'll show my graffiti, kay? This place really needs some comments. =\

http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/9149/text2l.pnghttp://img146.imageshack.us/img146/408/text3.png
http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/3318/deathl.pnghttp://img265.imageshack.us/img265/9707/anastasiasblog.png

Comments are wanted. x..x

Meshi
08-20-2009, 09:57 PM
Um.

THEY ... ARE F*CKING AWESOMELY COOL <3333

wowoowowowowow <3333

Jose
08-20-2009, 10:08 PM
-..- Okay, for once, I'll show my graffiti, kay? This place really needs some comments. =\

http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/9149/text2l.pnghttp://img146.imageshack.us/img146/408/text3.png
http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/3318/deathl.pnghttp://img265.imageshack.us/img265/9707/anastasiasblog.png

Comments are wanted. x..x

They are great! Are you taking requests for some?

Anastasia-R
08-20-2009, 10:29 PM
I'll take requests for Graffiti. PM me if you want Graffiti.

ADDED a REQUEST
http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/223/meshi.png

Meshi
08-20-2009, 10:35 PM
Thank you Anaaaa <333

Ah lurv iit!

Operative
08-20-2009, 11:15 PM
I'll take requests for Graffiti. PM me if you want Graffiti.

ADDED a REQUEST
http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/223/meshi.png

Nice graffiti, Ana. ^^

The colours are nice and the text is well made. The splatter brushes were a nice touch. ;3

Eeveelutions
08-21-2009, 06:02 AM
Oh my god Ana D: It's been so long that I forgot how sexy your graphics were.
I'm like in love with every single one of them ♥

Anastasia-R
08-21-2009, 08:02 PM
Wow, that's guys. ^..^
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/954/tombi3.png
Trying something that went wrong. ALSO A GIFT. xD Comments wanted.

Operative
08-21-2009, 08:07 PM
Wow, that's guys. ^..^
http://img33.imageshack.us/img33/954/tombi3.png
Trying something that went wrong. ALSO A GIFT. xD Comments wanted.

I like it. ^^;

But the light from the middle is a bit overwhelming.

Anastasia-R
08-21-2009, 08:15 PM
Yeah, I know. xD Oh, anothr graffiti request!
http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/9139/jose.png

Jose
08-21-2009, 08:18 PM
Yeah, I know. xD Oh, anothr graffiti request!
http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/9139/jose.png

Thanks a lot, and just in time (a day later woohoo!) I love you Ana!!!

Anastasia-R
08-21-2009, 09:53 PM
ANOTHER BANNER?!
Yes, since my friends and me didn't go shopping. ;-; So, I was bored.
http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/1323/cynthiab.png

Operative
08-21-2009, 10:02 PM
ANOTHER BANNER?!
Yes, since my friends and me didn't go shopping. ;-; So, I was bored.
http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/1323/cynthiab.png

I see you're improving greatly on path tooling.

The flow is nice, and the colours work well. Good job, like always. ;D

Anastasia-R
08-24-2009, 03:51 PM
http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/1735/kyogreu.png
A test banner. Didn't come out like I wanted it to, but blah.

shadowpichu
08-24-2009, 07:02 PM
hey ana
when can we start the aprentice thing

Anastasia-R
08-24-2009, 07:09 PM
hey ana
when can we start the aprentice thing
Best thing to do is PM me or IM me.

Necromancer
08-24-2009, 07:33 PM
http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/1735/kyogreu.png
A test banner. Didn't come out like I wanted it to, but blah.

i don't know much about this, but the light around the eye is a bit...hard. the rays of sunlight are good, and the glow of kyogre is good. i don't think the circle is good, its too...strange?

Anastasia-R
08-24-2009, 07:49 PM
i don't know much about this, but the light around the eye is a bit...hard. the rays of sunlight are good, and the glow of kyogre is good. i don't think the circle is good, its too...strange?

Think of it as a bubble or something. It shouldn't be THAT strange.

Necromancer
08-24-2009, 07:56 PM
I just think its strange. for an bubble, it floats an little bit too close to K's mouth, and its way too big.

Anastasia-R
08-24-2009, 08:07 PM
I just think its strange. for an bubble, it floats an little bit too close to K's mouth, and its way too big.

It was suppose to be like that. *shrug*

Dragoness
08-25-2009, 12:15 AM
http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/1735/kyogreu.png
A test banner. Didn't come out like I wanted it to, but blah.
I like how you're looking at one of my fav. 'mons from beneath!

-You def. got the whole underwater theme. It seems that Kyogre is swimming
-The colors are awesome. They match Kyogre and help make it seem underwater. What effect did you use to make those black "ripple" effects in the water around Kyorge's arms (upper left of image)? A pen tool?
-Text is great! Doesn't snatch your attention away from the rest of the banner, but its easy to read, good looking and fits with the art.
-Very good lighting at top

-You may wanna work on the beam of light from Kyogre's face. I like the idea a lot, but it seems the light is a little off...maybe its to big? Or to bright? Wrong position? Not sure, but maybe you should play around with that a little.
-As I already said, you did a good job on lighting...maybe to good, lol. Besides the beam, the light around the 'mon's face seems a little to much, IMO. It could and probably is just me. I think lighting may be the only thing you need to really work on *shrug* Good work.

Overall, it 'tis an awesome banner =) *pats on Ana's back* Good job

Operative
08-25-2009, 02:06 AM
-The colors are awesome. They match Kyogre and help make it seem underwater. What effect did you use to make those black "ripple" effects in the water around Kyorge's arms (upper left of image)? A pen tool?

Smudged pen/path tooling, I believe.

/notcritingtestbanner

Anastasia-R
08-27-2009, 09:31 PM
<3 UPDATE <3
http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/8517/mydeargrovyle2.png
Lovey Dovey banner testing. And also my new theme. =3

Neo Persian
08-27-2009, 11:08 PM
Sparkles steal focal, focal is kinda blended too much near the bottom and text blends too much and is kinda focal stealing. D:

I like how the text bounces out of the stock in the background though. ;3

Anastasia-R
08-27-2009, 11:19 PM
Focal is kinda blended too much near the bottom

I like how the text bounces out of the stock in the background though. ;3

I was trying to show depth. Maybe I'm not getting much better at this. x..x

Thanks anyway.

Angela
08-28-2009, 12:12 AM
I was trying to show depth. Maybe I'm not getting much better at this. x..x

Thanks anyway.

You took him seriously... <.< Your dead to me.... :dazed: I'm kidding.. I don't think the sparkles steal the focal, they a nice special effect.... The only thing the Sparkle does is point the attention to the main thing of the banner.. Celebi...

<3 UPDATE <3
http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/8517/mydeargrovyle2.png
Lovey Dovey banner testing. And also my new theme. =3

Ok, love the colours, the background is to die for.. You did an awesome job on the text.. Just one thing.. The blue line that goes into the banner... See the way it ends next to his noise.. It's like you cut a straight line of the end of it... Hard to explain for me.. I hope you see what I mean..


Anyway I envy how your able to use the sparkle brush like that.. I wanted to add some Sass to my banner, something that sparkles and some glittery c4d's.. :)

Anyway someone told me to add orbs to it... Do you know how to do that.. I'm a little confused on how a orb would fit on to my banner...

Neo Persian
08-28-2009, 08:21 AM
There's a brush called 'Sparkle Brush' that you start with which makes little sparkle orbs, but that's not how Ana did it, I'm sure.

Either way, Ana knows as well as I do that we work at the sort of same level GFX-wise, with her perhaps being slightly better, so we know how to crit each other.

The sparkles do steal focal - if you look away and look back, you might not notice it at first, but your eyes go to the sparkles. It is some somewhat depth, but it steals focal, so try lowering the opacity?

Tombi
08-28-2009, 03:55 PM
Ana does what I call 'canvas sigs'. It's more of a flat piece of artwork that all matches rather than a 3D piece that shows depth, etc, which is more what I try to attempt.

I'd like to see a more 3D piece from you, Ana. :3 It's hard to add depth to a canvas sig, if not damn near impossible. Try to make more of an image. Sorta manipulate everything to make it 3D, y'know?

Angela
08-28-2009, 06:34 PM
There's a brush called 'Sparkle Brush' that you start with which makes little sparkle orbs, but that's not how Ana did it, I'm sure.

Either way, Ana knows as well as I do that we work at the sort of same level GFX-wise, with her perhaps being slightly better, so we know how to crit each other.

The sparkles do steal focal - if you look away and look back, you might not notice it at first, but your eyes go to the sparkles. It is some somewhat depth, but it steals focal, so try lowering the opacity?
Oh thank you.. :)

Also I have question on how to add a lighting effect... I've tried so many times and it makes the banner look.... :sad:


What I'm saying is.. What tut did you use.. I like the one in your banner..
Ana does what I call 'canvas sigs'. It's more of a flat piece of artwork that all matches rather than a 3D piece that shows depth, etc, which is more what I try to attempt.

I'd like to see a more 3D piece from you, Ana. :3 It's hard to add depth to a canvas sig, if not damn near impossible. Try to make more of an image. Sorta manipulate everything to make it 3D, y'know?

You've seen 3-4 under averages banners from me... What would you call them?


Also Ana I really like this banner.. :biggrin:

http://img31.imageshack.us/img31/1735/kyogreu.png

I really like how you smudged him.. :biggrin:

And I love the borders.. :D

Tombi
08-28-2009, 06:36 PM
You've seen 3-4 under averages banners from me... What would you call them?

A mix between the two. ;3

Anastasia-R
08-30-2009, 10:04 PM
As I'm typing. I'm trying to look for a render to make a banner with. I might make it another testing banner, and write GRIFF! ... Just because he's cool like that. =3

Grsspkmnmaster
08-30-2009, 10:48 PM
Wow, I'm amazed. I can't make anything even close to this good...

I was wondering, how do you get those really cool backgrounds that everyone uses except me? I can't figure them out. For example, the background in the Drapion, or the Dusknoir/Grovyle banners...

Anastasia-R
09-04-2009, 10:03 PM
Wow, I'm amazed. I can't make anything even close to this good...

I was wondering, how do you get those really cool backgrounds that everyone uses except me? I can't figure them out. For example, the background in the Drapion, or the Dusknoir/Grovyle banners...

I don't get backgrounds, or at least, I try not to use a stock image in the banners anymore. I made them, or make stock banners. Now, which banners are you talking about?

Anastasia-R
09-09-2009, 07:51 PM
http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/2337/arequest.png
Old style test/Request. =3
http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/121/paramore2r.png
Another test.
These are test banners, I REALLY didn't wanna show, but I want more comments in my gallery, and school is being a pain. v..v; So, enjoy this update, guys and gals.

Angela
09-09-2009, 09:30 PM
http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/2337/arequest.png
Old style test/Request. =3
http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/121/paramore2r.png
Another test.
These are test banners, I REALLY didn't wanna show, but I want more comments in my gallery, and school is being a pain. v..v; So, enjoy this update, guys and gals.


The one above.. That's the Ana style that I knew and loved back in the days... I still love it... Tho you have come so far.. :D


The Paramore one looks crazy! :D

I love it.. :D I love the colours and I love how she seams to be dissolving.. :D


I know how you feel.. My gallery is pretty inactive..

Operative
09-10-2009, 01:15 AM
http://img35.imageshack.us/img35/2337/arequest.pnghttp://img188.imageshack.us/img188/121/paramore2r.png

Scizor: I like how the path/fractal C4D adds focus to the render. But the large diagnol lines behind it distracted me.

Paramore: What? Why is Hayley the only one getting some love? Anyways, the border was definitely different. It looks nice. It looks like you tried to add depth to this, which is good. But her hands are most near us. They should be sharpened a lot. And the C4D work was okay. It get's in the way just a tad. But it's fine. ^^;

Anastasia-R
09-11-2009, 07:26 PM
Paramore: It looks like you tried to add depth to this, which is good. But her hands are most near us. They should be sharpened a lot. And the C4D work was okay. It get's in the way just a tad. But it's fine. ^^;
Err, sorry, but, I have to disagree with that. =\

It can be sharpened ALOT or blurred. ^..^

Tombi
09-11-2009, 07:30 PM
Her hands seem to be at the same depth as her face, so it doesn't seem as though they're made to look forward. I think that's what Craig wanted to point out. ^^;

I'll come back and crit later.

Anastasia-R
09-11-2009, 07:32 PM
Her hands seem to be at the same depth as her face, so it doesn't seem as though they're made to look forward. I think that's what Craig wanted to point out. ^^;

I'll come back and crit later.

The hands are more blurred then the face, but whatever then. =o

Tombi
09-13-2009, 08:55 PM
http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/121/paramore2r.png


So yeah, crit. O:

Well, it seems very crowded. The C4D, although it goes with the flow, completely throws it off. It covers over vital parts of her face: her eyes and mouth. It also draws more attention than Hayley Williams does, instead of bringing the focus to her, which is what working with C4Ds should do. The colour seems to be extremely 'ZOMFG ORANGE' and the scanlines at the back don't do it any favours. =/ I don't see a light source or any type of depth added except blurring, and if Operative hadn't pointed it out, I wouldn't have noticed her hands at all.

I like what you did with the slight smudging to follow the flow, though. :D

Anastasia-R
09-13-2009, 09:12 PM
Who said I wanted and crit at the time? v..v;; I was testing a style. I don't really like crits on my test banners, but whatever.

Lightsource, well, I tried to make it her hands and all, but I look at my friends tut on depth and made the hand kinda blurry.
And the theme color is orange. I kept it as one theme color. The scanlines are just a pattern I sometimes use in banners. I sharpened and blurred in areas to add depth, exmaples, like the background. Thanks for thr crit, anyway.

Angela
09-13-2009, 10:18 PM
Who said I wanted and crit at the time? v..v;; I was testing a style. I don't really like crits on my test banners, but whatever.

Lightsource, well, I tried to make it her hands and all, but I look at my friends tut on depth and made the hand kinda blurry.
And the theme color is orange. I kept it as one theme color. The scanlines are just a pattern I sometimes use in banners. I sharpened and blurred in areas to add depth, exmaples, like the background. Thanks for thr crit, anyway.




We understand sweety.. Anyway comparing to that you were trying out something new you did really good... :D


And in my opinion it doesn't matter that the face should have been more blurry then the finger... What I love about the banner is the dissolving effects of the girl..


Anyway I have a question...


She looks like she was a render added on to a background, am I correct?


I mean did you copy paste the pic and render her out or are those two different images? :biggrin:

Because I'm thinking about making a banner that has Beyonce fighting in the movie obsessed.. So I thought I should ask.. Seeing yours looks really good.. :D

Anastasia-R
09-20-2009, 03:31 AM
http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/7121/kotone.png
Testing and might be my new theme. =o

Medieval Manaphy
09-22-2009, 12:43 AM
http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/7121/kotone.png
Testing and might be my new theme. =o

Your new banner looks really good. Some problems I see, that I personally don't like, I'm not going to get all "technique” on you. The text is really hard to read, I can’t even tell what it says. It looks weird to me because, it looks like she has one leg XD because of the “Fogginess.” I'm not sure why but to me the plainish side of the banner (The left) Seems like the focal point, I just can’t stop looking at it.

But hey, I'm not just going to tell you what I don’t like about it, I'm going to tell you what I do Like about it. I like the fact that the pokeball looks like it is somewhat glowing ;D. The background looks really good :D I quite like this new style of yours :D Cant wait to see more from this style :D

iReign
09-22-2009, 09:52 PM
http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/7121/kotone.png
Testing and might be my new theme. =o

So I said I wouldn't set foot in this board again. So, I guess I lied. I don't know if my graphical eye has dulled a bit, but I must say that is an awesome tag. It is very simple and clean, and the smudging really caught my eye, in a good way. The rectangles and the wireframe C4Ds really helped define the tag, in my opinion. The text is well done as well. Great job and keep up the great work.

Anastasia-R
09-25-2009, 02:59 AM
http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/4191/coldplay3.png
Coldplay - Listened to "Viva la vida", "Talk", and "Clocks".

Comments, anyone?
http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/562/anatut.png
Also, for a little somethin' somethin' for pe2k. =X

XaiakuX
09-25-2009, 03:27 PM
http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/4191/coldplay3.png
Coldplay - Listened to "Viva la vida", "Talk", and "Clocks".

Comments, anyone?
http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/562/anatut.png
Also, for a little somethin' somethin' for pe2k. =X


Look, street art fonts = ftw..

and I like Coldplay, so yeah I like the Coldplay banner too. I'm too lazy, and too focused on other things to focus on criticizing. So I'll leave you with some happy and inspiring comments.

Have fun~

miragebaby_x
09-25-2009, 07:59 PM
You are so good. I love the Chris Brown one. I love those lines around the renders.

Anastasia-R
10-03-2009, 05:56 PM
Thanks. ^..^
http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/1388/murkrow.png
Something quick. =\ It's a dark, simple banner. I don't like it TOO, much, but eh, not too disappointed with it.

Anastasia-R
10-17-2009, 03:41 AM
http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/5769/jayz.png
Little update. Jay-z banner, I was bored, and was listening to his songs (example; Empire State of Mind, 99 problems, and Numb/Encore).

Anastasia-R
10-24-2009, 03:13 AM
Update ;;

http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/3156/janine.png
http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/5397/nightlifeshopii.png
Janine banner was a test, and I like it. The second graffiti thing was for another forum thing. Enjoy, I guess.

Anastasia-R
11-02-2009, 08:28 PM
Like anyone will care or notice ...

~LeafBlade Lock