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#1 beyond the rain

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 09:00 AM

:sean: why hello there  :sean: 

seeing as I have some time off, I decided it would be best to return to what I love - giving out critique! 
​Normally I open it up to JA+, but this year I'm feeling less scrooge-y, so it's opened to all (hooray???) 
​Anyway, usually I have a certain style when I give people critique - but this time around I'd prefer to let you guys decide what you want. Unless you want it pretty technical I doubt it will be very long, but it will probably be harsh. I prefer to be honest and give suggestions as for how you could improve - rather than sugar coat things! So if you want some critique please fill in the form below! Be as descriptive as possible so I know what kind of crit to give you guys.

There will be two spots open at a time, and I should hopefully get back to you ASAP! 



Happy holidays!!  :edward: 



Artist Name:

Acknowledged Weak Points: (i.e.,'blending')

Type of  Critique Requested: (i.e.,'my banners always come out cluttered - how can i prevent that from happening?')
Software: (Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro,etc...)
Most Recent Gallery Update: (i.e.,date)
Gallery Link: [url=LINKHERE]Gallery[/url]
Requested Time Frame:


naughty or nice list

​and peggy





Edited by beyond the rain, 23 April 2018 - 12:35 PM.

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#2 azimuth


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 09:08 AM

Artist Name: azimuth
Acknowledged Weak Points: I feel like my composition is pretty weak/similar/not adventurous enough? :/ (Also, I know I should make more icons, blends but I never feel inspired to do them :/ )
Type of Critique Requested: Whatever you are comfortable with!
Software: Photoshop
Most Recent Gallery Update: 13 December 2017
Gallery Link: Gallery
Requested Time Frame: Whenever!

Thanks Bex, and happy holidays to you too! :loves:

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#3 steve harrington

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Posted 16 December 2017 - 11:19 AM

Artist Name: .v0ldiemort
Acknowledged Weak Points: Differentiating coloring and diversifying graphic composition (trying to develop a 'style'), and one last thing: should I keep the gallery design or ditch it
Type of Critique Requested: Anything you're comfortable with
Software: Photoshop CC 2018
Most Recent Gallery Update: 12/13/17
Gallery Link: Gallery
Requested Time Frame: Anytime!

Edited by .v0ldiemort, 16 December 2017 - 11:51 AM.

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#4 choobacca


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Posted 18 December 2017 - 02:18 PM

Artist Name: and peggy
Acknowledged Weak Points: focal point? (is general muse a thing??)
Type of Critique Requested: clean out :/ i have new stuff but i'm not sure what's worth keeping or getting rid of, or even adding to my gallery atm
Software: PS CS6
Most Recent Gallery Update: november 18 T____T
Gallery Link: Gallery
Requested Time Frame: whenever! no rush :)

no worries if it's short since i'm just asking for a clean out. whatever you think is good for me to know :')

thank you <3

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a l i s o n is unavailable . gallery  . formerly and peggy

#5 beyond the rain

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Posted 23 December 2017 - 04:50 PM

done up to here!!
both spots are open again!

// hey i'm bex // MY TUMBLR (M) // semi available - PM first //  that's all (M)


#6 aurevoir


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Posted 23 December 2017 - 05:22 PM

Artist Name: aurevoir/cassie
Acknowledged Weak Points: text and compensation
Type of Critique Requested:
I feel like I get in habits and do the same text/comp over and over. I've been trying to vary it up but sometimes I feel like I'm not changing much. I'd love pointers on things I should avoid, things that are going well, and just general clean up/points going forward. (Clean up is super appreciated. Some I definitely don't like as much but they're different from other ones, so I feel like I should leave them, etc.)
Most Recent Gallery Update: I think it technically says the 15th but today. (okay, it actually says the 9th I'm just too lazy to open full edit)
Gallery Link: Gallery
Requested Time Frame: whenever you can <3 thank you in advance.

Edited by aurevoir, 23 December 2017 - 05:24 PM.


...ready for it? || picture.perfect

available, but PM please!

#7 &thereshegoes


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Posted 01 January 2018 - 01:56 PM

Artist Name: &thereshegoes/kavi
Acknowledged Weak Points: comp+text
Type of Critique Requested:my comp is too repetitive, so any tips on how to spice that up would be fab! also any other tips/crit in general on how to improve would be great. i feel like i'm at a plateau rn and fon't really know what i need to do to improve my graphics.
Most Recent Gallery Update: 12.27.2017
Gallery Linkhttp://the-dark-arts...howtopic=134455

Requested Time Frame: whenever you can ! thank you :)

Edited by &thereshegoes, 01 January 2018 - 02:01 PM.

sup, im sankavi


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#8 beyond the rain

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 08:03 AM

all done up to here!
Two spots are open to be filled :D

// hey i'm bex // MY TUMBLR (M) // semi available - PM first //  that's all (M)


#9 episkey.

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Posted 11 February 2018 - 09:30 AM

Artist Name: Kelsey

Acknowledged Weak PointsText, comp, and filtering

Type of  Critique Requested: a general critique, clean out, really anything helpful and constructive would be great

Software: Photoshop CC
Most Recent Gallery Update: 2.11.18
Gallery Link: [url=http://the-dark-arts...howtopic=134254]Gallery[/url]
Requested Time FrameWhenever you find the time! No rush!

Edited by episkey., 11 February 2018 - 10:52 AM.

- k e l s e y-

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#10 Jadzia


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Posted 21 March 2018 - 05:50 PM

Artist Name: Maggie

Acknowledged Weak Points:  all the things Text and Comp?

Type of  Critique Requested: general critique, ways to vary text and comp?
Software: Photoshop CC
Most Recent Gallery Update: March 21 2018
Gallery LinkHere+
Requested Time FrameWhenever you have time! <3

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#11 beyond the rain

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Posted 30 April 2018 - 06:14 AM

Done up to here!! So there's two spots available!

// hey i'm bex // MY TUMBLR (M) // semi available - PM first //  that's all (M)


#12 just.a.willow.tree

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Posted 30 April 2018 - 07:29 AM

hi bex! :loves:


Artist Name: just.a.willow.tree

Acknowledged Weak Points: is inexperience a weak point? :P but mostly i think it's image quality, coloring, composition and text. (that's pretty much everything isn't it)
Type of  Critique Requested: my gallery contains pretty much everything i've made since i've gotten back into making graphics, and i just want to see, based on the things i've been making, what i should improve on. so please be as critical as you'd like! though i'd also like to know if i'm doing things correctly <3
Software: ps cs6
Most Recent Gallery Update: april 29, 2018
Gallery Link: here+
Requested Time Frame: whenever you have time! thank you so so much :loves:

eva gallery
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* Leviathan! is the best ;;

#13 Lantern!


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Posted 30 April 2018 - 01:08 PM

Artist Name: Sarah 

Acknowledged Weak Points: Image Quality, text confusing the focal point 

Type of  Critique Requested: Whatever you are comfortable with.
Software: Gimp
Most Recent Gallery Update: 30/4/2018
Gallery Link: here 
Requested Time FrameWhenever you can <3

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