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#37 daredevil

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Posted 26 December 2015 - 07:29 AM

miaaaaa

here to squee over how fabulous you are

because you are very fabulous

too fabulous, in fact

it puts me to shame :c

 

what is +this???? what is it? I WILL TELL YOU.

IT IS BEAUTY

IT IS GRACE

IT IS THE CAUSE OF MY HEART ATTACK

the colours are just so so beautiful, and just pop off the canvas :wub: 

 

you are so amazing, and you're improving steadily; each time I check out your gallery, you've improved a ton! 

keep going girl, cause you're rocking it <33

 

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Posted 02 January 2016 - 06:38 PM

Hi Mia!
I am really sorry about the super long wait. Over the holidays I

somehow didn't quite find the time to write the critique ;/
I wish you a Happy New Year though and hope this critique
arrives

before promos! And congratulations on winning senior of the month

by the way! :hug:
Let's get started! :sean:

1. Cookies
Okay so I looooooove your gallery! Full stop. Or Exclamation mark!

You have a lot of stuff and a great variety going on - it's seriously

great! Your coloring is already super vibrant and stunning and I

believe if you keep doing this you're going to ace it! Also the

composition on your James Potter CI - WHAT IS THAT?? Oh

perfection is what it is! More of that please! Keep being creative

and experiment! It's going to take you places!
I have two challenges for you that might help you spice up your gallery:
1. make a banner with at least 5 people and no animation
2. make an icon set. landscapes only & no text or people!

2. Cinnamon
Since you don't have too much in your gallery, I'll be doing this part

piece by piece.
Banners:
Your first banner is really lovely. The focus of the banner is clearly set,

the coloring is great and I have nothing to say about the text/font - it's

perfect! The only thing that bothers me a bit is the zigzag texture on the

sides. The flower and the girl are very retro looking and the zigzag just

looks too comicy for my liking - maybe you can din another texture that

is more vintage looking and fits better? ;)
The second banner is really lovely! The composition is great, the text is

gorgeous and I just all around love it! If I'm allowed to nitpick: Be careful

with your hardcutting, it looks as if you missed a bit near the arm/hand

of the girl on the left. And also your colouring: you've got this beautiful

mono theme going on, but behind the girl on the right there's a faint

green blob? Maybe you could get rid of it?
The third banner is really lovely as well! It looks different from your usual

style but it's gorgeous nonetheless! The bigger girl looks a bit LQ though?

And also, the hard cut is a bit too hard, especially on the left side - have

you read the tutorial on blending with layer modes? I think that could be

really useful for you <3 (if you want I can look it up and send you the link)
Fourth banner: love the colours! Love the style! Full stop!
For your last banner I think the text is really gorgeous, the competition is

super interesting, but the contrast seems a bit too high, the girl seems a

bit LQ (maybe it's the filtering? what filters do you use? sometimes after

filtering it's useful to make a layer from visible, sharpen it, and erase the

parts you don't want to sharpen!) and the text on the left looks a bit

random. Maybe you could align it with the rays? Pretty pretty colours

though!!!
CIs:
The colours on your first CI are gorgeous and I already said above that

the composition is perfect! Be careful with the hardcutting again though -

The boy on the front has some white left over on his left arm and the top

of his head! I think you could also sharpen the text a bit! It would make it

stand out more - right now it's a tad too blurry for me.
I really like the colours on your second CI as well! Even though it doesn't

look like your usual style, the text is perfect and totally you. It is a teeny

tiny bit overcoloured (I think just the guy's face really) and I would erase a

bit of the spider webs, especially right next to his face - make a smooth

transition though ;)
Signatures:
You're the queen of signatures!!! This is your strongest section I think? The

first sig is completely perfect and I don't finny a singly nitpick! :loves:
The second one has SUPER GORGEOUS coloring, and the only thing I

can find to nitpick is that the 'away' is a liiiittle bit hard to read and would

do well with a little drop shadow!
Header:
I love the composition and the wintery feel, I just think that the blacks/blues

could be a little stronger/the contrast a tad higher. It's really lovely though!

Cinnamon:
As you've seen the things I criticized were by no means major points! I was

nitpicking all around and I really had to search for things to criticize ;)
I love the style you're developing and the usage of textures in your graphics.

I really think you should follow in that direction: you're really good at it. Keep

being innovative and experiment a lot! Also dare to go into unknown waters!

I'm sure you'll excel!
If you have any questions, feel free to write me a pm! Even if you don't have

them, my mailbox stands wide open!
I hope I could help you a bit and I'm sorry for not replying sooner!
Love, Sally


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#39 atė!

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Posted 06 February 2016 - 07:25 AM

Mia! HEY!

I was so so so so excited to see you up on that promo list!

My goodness I was cheering for you!

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PROMOTION YOU NEW BAKED GRAD!

I mean wowzah your gallery shows some serious skills!

Your signatures especially take my breath away and I absolutely

adore your second CI - the softness is killing me!!

You've risen through the ranks so fast and I honestly can say

that you've gotten so great it's not fair! So much talent in one

person :O

That's why I have a little something for you!

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Posted 06 February 2016 - 07:42 AM

Hi Mia! If I haven't introduced myself to you yet, I'm Katlynn and I wanted to congratulate you on your promotion! As soon as I saw your Making the Reserves banner, I said there was no way you weren't going to get promoted this month! Everything you make it so beautifully colored and so different from the last piece before it. This was so well-deserved! Enjoy your new color! :)

 

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Posted 06 February 2016 - 07:46 AM

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Eeeep! Well done on the promo, Mia! :D
Everything in here is such a lovely colour <3 And you are A M A Z I N G at text and composition.
There was no doubt in my mind that you would be promoted this month, everything is just fantastic.
You are so talented at both stock based and texture based graphics, teaach me the waaays!!!
I adore your variety <3 Please keep making more pretties for me to stalk gaze at!
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Posted 06 February 2016 - 07:59 AM

ahhhh mia!! i'm so excited about your promotion you absolutely deserve it.

your entire gallery is wonderful, I absolutely adore your sigs and headers so much, your comp is just wonderful <33

and every time I come in here you've improved it's fantastic and I don't doubt you'll keep going and be an amazing artist. 

congratulations <333 


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Posted 06 February 2016 - 11:10 AM

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congrats on the promotion! 

i'm so happy, i knew you could do it <3 

 

here's a little smth from me :D 

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again, well done - it's a v well deserved promo & i can't wait to see what else you come up with! 


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Posted 06 February 2016 - 03:29 PM

Mia!!!! congratulations!!!! this promo is so well deserved and so exciting! you have been making ridiculously beautiful beauties lately, and i am so happy for you  :happy:  keep up the amazing work!

 

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Posted 18 February 2016 - 09:28 AM

Heeyyy Mia!

 

Your gallery is so gorgeous and perfect and each and every graphic on here is BEYOND MAGNIFICENT. Seriously, I can't take my eyes off them!

 

This+ one...that text use is GENIUS! and how gorgeous is that colouring!! absolutely mind boggling! and then this+ sig!! such a stunning comp with some gorgeous stock and text use. how do you even do it! teach me your ways!!!

 But my favourite has to be this+ one. it is so breathtaking i cannot breathe! so simple yet so beautiful. Your style is really unique and you have just becomes my new graphic-making idol.

 

keep making awesome things!

 

Love,

Rohini



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Posted 24 August 2016 - 06:39 PM

Hey Mia! 

 

Just dropping by to leave your gallery some love since you were so kind to look over my gallery the other day. :) 

 

Can I just start by saying that I absolutely love your gallery name. One of my favorite HP lines ever. <3

 

On first glance, your gallery is absolutely lovely. There's so many stunning images in here like it boggles my mind. If this is what you're doing at 17, you should seriously consider a career in graphic design because you're really good.

 

One of my favorites was this . I'm so intimidated by the continuous base challenge, but you've handled it so flawlessly here. The way you've layered the different images and textures was stunning and the contrast between light and dark was really good. I love that it looks like it could be one piece, but also all three banners look good separately as well. 

 

This is another favorite. The coloring! OMG! I could go on for ages about the beautiful colors on this. This is sincerely one of my absolute favorite graphics on the site. Everything about it is perfection.

 

This  was also something that caught my eye. I love how you have the bubble encapsulating the girl in the image. The softness of the whole thing is just so lovely. 

 

I would normally try to leave some crit, but I mean, what do I even critique here? Honestly, everything is so lovely that I don't really have anything to add. Just keep doing what you're doing (and teach me all your tricks!) I'll certainly be back to check out the things you make in the future. 

 

Great work! And thanks again for giving me a hand when I needed it. 

 

:hug:

 

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Posted 01 September 2016 - 10:48 AM

congratulations on your promotion, Mia!!! your graphics have been stunning lately (and, i mean, they always are :P) and i love how you've been experimenting with new styles. enjoy your new blue! 

 

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Posted 01 September 2016 - 11:01 AM

congrats on staff, mia!!! i'm so happy and excited for you

and tbh, i'm just here for another excuse to ogle your

brilliant harry potter poster. what a gem! enjoy your new

staff colors!

 

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Posted 01 September 2016 - 12:59 PM

mia mia mia miaaaa my favourite bby <3

 

oh gosh you have no idea how excited I am for your promo! I've been waiting for it since agesss because dang, your graphics keep getting better and better and better and I'm absolutely thrilled that it finally did! you have been KILLING it recently like HOW are u this flawless at both stock and texture use PLS TEACH ME UR WAAAYS. also imma PM u soon about mr robot s2 because my body cant deal???? 

 

till then, have rami's precious face wishing u a hearty congrats XX

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ILY SO MUCH and I wanna hug you so tight rn!!!

 

hugs and kisses,

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Posted 01 September 2016 - 07:43 PM

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MIA! I was so excited to see your name on the list! I

think your style is one of my favorite on the site, and it's

not hard to see why! Your graphics are so unique and just

so technically flawless it makes my heart hurt. Enjoy your

new shade of blue and congratulations on making staff

this month! <3

 

- Katlynn <3


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Posted 02 September 2016 - 11:56 AM

Hello Mia! Congrats on your promo!

Your texture use and text skills are

phenomenal! Especially your on signatures :loves:

They're so gorgeous!

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Posted 04 September 2016 - 11:12 PM

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congrats mia! can’t believe I’ve never

been in here before, you’ve got a

gorgeous gallery here, you use textures

and stock both really well and omg

that harry potter poster is phenomenal.

enjoy your new blue!

 

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Posted 18 December 2016 - 03:45 AM

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Hey Mia! 

 

Just stopping by to leave you a bit of gallery love for the holidays! 

 

I know it's been a little while, but congratulations on the promo to staff! You definitely deserve it. You're such a strong artist and your compositional skills are quite admirable. And your coloring is out of this world. I love how you have that sort of icy blue/silver coloring on a lot of your graphics. It's really stunning. 

 

I'm a bit bummed that you're in the process of revamping at the moment since it means that there are only a few things for me to squeal over right now, but it leaves me excited too because I know in a little bit there will be tons of new stuff for me to be excited about. :D

 

My favorite of what you have in here is the Smile For The Picture banner. That icy blue coloring with the images of that girl gives it such a haunting feeling. It's like looking at old Victorian photos in a haunted mansion...or at least it's the same feeling. 

 

Wishing you the happiest of holidays and a new year filled with amazing things! :hug: (And make sure to let me know when you finish your update so I can come back and ogle over the new pretties.)

 

~Kaitlin


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