Originally Posted by -Zodeon
Like you said it's a bit messy, though even if that was the look you were going for it's quite overwhelming to look at, especially because of the brightness and high contrasting colours. Try bringing your next one down a bit and mess around with some vibrance and exposure levels if you can do that. It looks as if you're using GIMP? Correct me if im wrong, but I've never used it so I'm not sure what capabilities it has.
I'd like some comments on this two please:
you did nearly perfect smudging on the reach one. the colors also seem correct for the signature.