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El Kirko
07-15-2005, 03:33 AM
yes, please dont hold back... that means you too D2... i think ive improved since my dragon rage one.... thanks http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v157/Elkirko/scytherbanner.bmp

Angelic Kitsune
07-15-2005, 05:24 AM
That is better than the first.But again the Scyther looks choppy,and the text is hard to read.Also,I don't really like when the border goes into the banner.It looks bad,IMO.But its still much better than the first...8/10

liquid crystal
07-15-2005, 06:07 AM
Okay, prepare to be critisized! >.>

Over all, it's quite a good banner considering it's only your second. But...

Yeah, like SPM said, the border doesn't really go. The backround's nice, but the pokéball in the corner looks kinda like filler. The anime picture looks strange to me--the grey spots look weird in the otherwise monotonously green banner. And finally, the text--the first lines is rather narrow (and there should definitely some form of punctuation between them, but I'm just a grammar geek >.>), and the second font looks nothing like the first. But maybe you were going for that.

Keep up the good work!

El Kirko
07-15-2005, 06:30 AM
allright thanks alot u guys, im still lookin foreward to more critisizm and such.... im thinkin about what my next banner should be. any suggestions? im thinkin about a Team Aqua VS. Team Magma theamed one, but i cant find any good pics of them... allright thanks.

Angelic Kitsune
07-15-2005, 06:57 AM
Yeah,the team vs. team would work...
I tried to find you some pics,but this is all I could get:
http://www.allrpg.com/games/pokemonadvance/artwork/9.jpg
VS.
http://www.sivph.com/games/teammagma.jpg
If these won't work,I could try to get you some more.

El Kirko
07-15-2005, 07:24 AM
ya i could try it with those... i dunno when im gunna do it tho, because im really busy with highschool sports and stuff now. but i dunno i might try it later one in the week. allright thanks a lot tho for the pics, i appriciate it like always shiny, ur always help.

Matt
07-15-2005, 01:30 PM
Liquid Crystal basically summed it up on the banner. I'm all for monotone, but stick with the color if you will. the only thing I'd ever add would be black (and white in some cases). The Pokeball should be trashed, and the text, if you want minor text, the best idea is usally to use a pixel font, in a very small size. Try dafont.com

The scyther is horrid, get someone to teach you how to use layer masks (I'm too lazy), to safely cut out the hard edges. Also, keep the border on the outside, or make another border on the outside.