January 2016[x]
by azimuth by red herring
by foggy
by Fireheart
by Artemesia
by Lauralei

Jump to content




Photo

High Hopes16.9.2015

16.0.2015

  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
29 replies to this topic

#1 Takecare

Takecare

    sleeping. as always.

  • Veteran Artist
  • 2,097 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:Over the rainbow
  • Member Since: 23 Oct 2008

Posted 17 June 2013 - 10:01 PM

highhopes.png
Lucy - GIMP - *floating*
(rusty)(new & old)(rusty)
emote.gif




titleicons.png

summericons.png

pushingdaisiesset_zps61b2d261.png







titlesignatures.png

cross%20wires.png

thegoldenrulei.png + thegoldenrule.png

afterglowhomage.png

3hpgraphics.png

wanderlust.png

lgmsround23.png

radioactive.png

Untitled24i.png + Untitled24.png





titlebanner.png

living%20on%20the%20edge.png
jigsaw%20pieces.png
written%20in%20these%20spaces.png
the%20way%20we%20throw.png
we%20will%20always.png
paint%20a%20pretty%20face.png
^minimalism UC
title.png

wanderlust%20banner.png

oh%20misty%20mountains.png

looking%20glass.png

siiimple.png

peterpenny.png

littlethings2.png

boxdays.png

wherethefishsleep.png

passportsrequired.png

littlethings.png

ignitemybones-1.png
^ for ignite your bones challenge

Untitled25-1.gif
& a random attempt at animating from screencaps





titlechapterimages.png

wonderland.png

remakeci.png
^ -- for the remake it challenge
threeofakind.png
^ -- for the three of a kind challenge
untitled23.png

ONEimage.png

randomattempt.png







titleother.png

world-1.png

lgmsfinal.png

maniop.png

FINDINGnemo.png

manip2.png


bird3.gif
thank you for visiting!


credits:
(if I've missed something - please let me know!)

bellazon.com - fashionspot - various celebrity fansites - couch-kimchi
Pinkblossom.org - shizoo-design.de
harry-potter.gallery.ru - galeria.potterish.com - whimsicons.livejournal.com - disneyscreencaps.com
screencap-archive.com - waterforelephantsfilm.com- leavemethewhite.com

flickr:
here
dA:
KrypteriaHG
behance:
Lukas Furlan-Bjørg-Elise Tuppen-Florian Muellar-
-Alex Strohl-Thomas Tourral-Lina Skukauskė




Edited by Takecare, 15 September 2015 - 08:23 PM.

semi-available - PM first

Posted Image
gallery
 






#2 daredevil

daredevil

    ( ͡ ͜ʖ ͡ )

  • Veteran Artist
  • 3,396 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:buried under uni
  • Member Since: 13 Dec 2011

Posted 17 June 2013 - 10:05 PM

MINE WILL EDIT IN A SEC

HI LUCY

I'm vee. and avid admirer of your fab fab gallery >D

gosh, your banners and your icons are my favourite things ever

especially that heaveny banner

TEACH ME PLS.

the colouring is gorgeousssssss

 

ugh, make more pretties so I can drool please homg


Edited by bathtub., 17 June 2013 - 10:53 PM.

 (ノ◕‿◕)ノ*:・゚✧

vee & gallery & unavailable for the forseeable future

 KUcZ0cz.png

★ texture pack texture pack v.2 digital painting tutorial & prev: legolas.


#3 haunted.

haunted.

    never let me go.

  • Master Artist
  • 407 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:Australia
  • Member Since: 08 Apr 2012

Posted 17 June 2013 - 10:17 PM

LUCY. 

YOU'RE SO GOOD

I'M JEALOUS OF YOUR SKILLS

SHARE, YES? 

I HAVE TO SCREAM BECAUSE WELL YOU DESERVES SCREAMING

*clears throat*

Gosh those banners and those CI steals my soul :loves: 

keep making more preeeettties and lemme lemme oggle and drool on the all *____*


semiAVAILABLE - PM first, please~
H8QE4iA.png
 Claudia || new gallery coming soon!

Bear&Fox for the lovely, lovely set :loves: 
 


#4 sugar & spice

sugar & spice

    speshul stephflake

  • Veteran Artist
  • 1,573 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:basically canada (except not really)
  • Member Since: 01 Dec 2009

Posted 17 June 2013 - 10:27 PM

luuuucy!

the amount of time i've spent admiring your graphics over the past few years is borderline ridiculous.

i absolutely adore your style, you're so creative! my favorite is this+

i can't wait to see more pretties :wub:


gallery & stephanie & unavailable

Posted Image

m. bryants + g. ellsworth + j. bryants @pw


#5 Asphodelic

Asphodelic

    Avi_Stole_My_Heart

  • Senior Artist
  • 4,627 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:Calsci
  • Vault Points:185
  • Member Since: 25 May 2012

Posted 17 June 2013 - 10:35 PM

Hi Lucy! Totally in love with your icons and blends. :wub:

 

I'm totally digging the second CI! :D And Your coloring is so vibrant. ^_^ 

 

Welcome back and hope to see more from you! :loves:

 

 

~ Asphodel


|| Alishya || +Gallery || TDA's Resident of Eppes Brothers Fanatic || Available (Please PM beforehand) ||

oIPQce.png


#6 abyss

abyss

    as fragile as a teacup made of concrete

  • Veteran Artist
  • 2,017 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:schrodinger's box
  • Member Since: 04 Sep 2011

Posted 17 June 2013 - 11:18 PM

dear poo-cy,

(and that's pronounced poooh- see, no matter what jireh says u_u)

you suck.

love, khanh.

 

okay just kidding, i'll give you a proper comment now :'D

even though you suck for not letting me get first?

so your graphics are just to die for, seriously.

the comp and texture use are just amazing.

and you are too, begrudgingly. p:

 

i mean, those icons. those cis. those everything.

 

keep making more pretties for me to look at! *___*

also i'm suuuper glad you're back from the

evil exam monster and i'm casually 

multitasking and demanding threads, mmkays?

i love youuuu and stay awesome~

khanh 


sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of n o w h e r e - -
khanh / read!! (M): You're Worse Than Crucio + Green is the New Black

   
unavailable / gallery / minimalist textures v.2 / battling the uni monster

s o m e t i m e s , in the middle of nowhere, you find y o u r s e l f


#7 Marzipan

Marzipan

    bit not good.

  • Veteran Artist
  • 1,818 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:waiting for the bus in the rain
  • Member Since: 03 Jul 2009

Posted 18 June 2013 - 12:48 AM

hi lucy!! oh my goodness, your gallery is just to die for! i've always admired your stuff when i see it around the site and in the pylc thread, but to see it all together here is just - wow! i mean, your sigs!! and those banners :loves: and your CIs and your blends and ... everything is so amazing i can't even pick which is my favorite. 

 

but, um, i'm going to try

 

you comp and texture use and coloring are all just drool-worthy, and you have such a clean looking style, it makes me super jealous! keep up the awesome work so i have more prettyies to admire, please? mmkay ^_^


♥ Hi, I'm Mary, nice to meet you. PM first ♥
GALLERY | HPFF


#8 elixirchaos

elixirchaos
  • Veteran Artist
  • 2,104 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:montreal
  • Member Since: 14 Oct 2009

Posted 28 June 2013 - 10:17 PM

I'm in love with your style.

It's just that kind of style I wish I had

it's so unique and completely stands out, and you can't get enough of it

your stuff is pretty much flawless, I've been here for like five minutes before I decided I needed to share my love for your gallery

right here

right now

i won't link anything because that'd take too long cause i just love everything you make, really.

...

...

...

okaybye



#9 iridescentfluorescent

iridescentfluorescent
  • Member
  • 141 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:Texas
  • Member Since: 25 Jan 2013

Posted 29 June 2013 - 03:30 PM

you are

you are just splendid


Posted Image

cause now we've got +bad blood, you know it used to be mad love


#10 Takecare

Takecare

    sleeping. as always.

  • Veteran Artist
  • 2,097 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:Over the rainbow
  • Member Since: 23 Oct 2008

Posted 01 August 2013 - 06:20 PM

.../late Lucy is late

HI VEE. ....thank you!  :blush: uhh, luck? XD Icons are slowly growing on me strangely, even if I only make sets once in a blue moon. But thank you!
*hides from Claudia* only jokinggg :P but ._. thank you! XD I'm not sure I deserve so much screaming -dead- CI's rarely work for me >_> so thank youu <3
Stephanie.. :blink: thank you!! I still have no clue what my style is :P but this means a lot to me!
Asphodel - thank youuu <3 Blends are impossible - but I'm glad you like them!
Khanh - oops? (and oops for an even later reply here?) - but dsifs thank youu <3 and -dead- only for a few months before I get buried again ;D but I've demanded threads from you already.
Hi Mary! *_* <3 thank you. Haha I see a lot of kiko love. She may or may not be my muse at the moment >_> but thank you so much.
Sam - sdfjosidf. um. yes. <3 thank youu. XD I'm still not entirely sure how. But sdifsh your style though. <3 <3 thank you so muchhh
Annd iridescentflourescent - ...thank you! *casually gets buried under praise*

thank you all <3

semi-available - PM first

Posted Image
gallery
 


#11 charlottetrips

charlottetrips

    tda's resident nerk

  • Member
  • 951 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:in the black
  • Member Since: 10 Oct 2010

Posted 01 August 2013 - 07:55 PM

*applauds*

I love it in here. Who is that person that's in your sig (and all over your gallery)?
Can I learn at your knee?

char  CS fabness by legendson

Posted Image

fanfic


#12 Takecare

Takecare

    sleeping. as always.

  • Veteran Artist
  • 2,097 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:Over the rainbow
  • Member Since: 23 Oct 2008

Posted 05 August 2013 - 05:49 PM

oh wow - thank you! Haha - it's Kiko Mizuhara - my new muse XD she's brilliant. 


semi-available - PM first

Posted Image
gallery
 


#13 peculiar julia

peculiar julia

    j'en ai marre

  • Veteran Artist
  • 704 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:Night Vale
  • Member Since: 11 Mar 2010

Posted 01 September 2013 - 12:39 PM

Hey Lucy! Here with your critique~

 

general overview

 

First impression: I really like your gallery. There's a lot of fantastic colour in here, a lot of creativity, and it's clear you can handle different graphic types easily. Just one thing I think you could change right away - there's a lot in here. I think your gallery could maybe benefit from being stripped back a bit so only your very best work is in here. Try no more than four to six banners, four chapter images, etc. 

 

Your text is actually lovely and I'm not sure that's what you need to work on. It's beautiful on your 'answers await' signature and the placement is amazing on that 'hush' banner. I'd agree that your text is mostly simplistic, but I think that works best of all. What matters to me is that the text on all your graphics is clear and easy to read. A lot of people tend to just stick it on top at the end of their graphic, but on your graphics it's well integrated. So! No worries as far as I'm concerned c:

 

I wouldn't say you have a tendency towards symmetry either. To be honest, the odd graphic sizes required by HPFF (and thus made at TDA) make composing graphics quite tricky. Symmetry is often just the best option on a long, thin canvas like a banner. For example, your 'ignite your bones' banner has quite a symmetrical composition, but it works really well because the images of Frida and Andrew you've used are looking in different directions and are different sizes, and you have the text in the background framing them. I see there's a couple of graphics in here where you've actually used reflective symmetry, but you've done it very subtly and I think it's a good thing, not something you have to change!

 

Something I noticed going through this gallery is that, in places, your style can look a little inconsistent. The way I see it, you have quite a clear individual style that uses textures and simple backgrounds, but then halfway through your banners section you have this 'ashes to ashes' banner that's all curly script and stock and monochrome colouring, which looks a little more like the classic TDA style. It's not exactly a bad thing, and it's a good graphic in itself, but it looks very out of place here.

 

I'm not really sure I have many general pointers to give (you've actually got a wonderful gallery) so I think I might just focus more on the hitch/ditch aspect of the crit.

 

hitch or ditch

 

Icons: you might want to consider splitting up your icons from their canvases and just presenting the best of both groups separately. Like, the sets work well on their own, but each set has stronger and weaker icons within and just presenting the best on their own is maybe better for a gallery? Idk~

 

Signatures: I would consider taking out your 'caustic' sig. The cutout shape behind the girl is really awkward, and the monochromatic right side is really dominant and overpowers the image of the girl. If it wasn't for the beautiful text, I would also consider removing the 'answers await' sig. The larger girl seems quite LQ, and the way you've layered textures makes the sig look messy. 

 

Banners: I'm not quite sure the 'skeleton close' banner quite comes off - the colouring is just a bit too flat, although I like what you've done with the larger Clemence Poesy in the background. For the opposite reason, I think you should take out your 'trust and hope' and 'midsummer night's dream' banners - the colouring is quite harsh, especially on the latter. 'Trust and hope' also leans far too heavily towards the right, whereas 'midsummer night's dream' has some sloppy blending and the text placement is quite awkward. Your Finnick & Annie banner is lovely and minimalistic, but the text is just a bit too small and the join between Alex Pettyfer and the girl looks quite awkward.

 

Chapter images: I think the last one could maybe come out. The composition is really nice, but the layered textures in the bottom half look quite messy. 

 

Blends: the yin-yang blend is a nice idea, but the shape edges are pixellated and this brings the graphic down. There's also a bit too much going on - maybe one image per side would look a bit better. Your Kiko Mizuhara blend has a nice monochrome colouring but, again, the layered textures at different opacities make it look messy. 

 

And on a more positive note…

 

Definitely keep your first two banners - they're amazing! Also keep that first set of CIs; I think the last one is my favourite, but they're all very creative and atmospheric. Your manips are also really good, so keep those in. I'm really impressed by the last one!

 

All in all, this is a really nice gallery - it could maybe do with a bit of weeding out, but it's lovely. Thank you for requesting crit and I hope this was helpful!


○ overgrown ○ 

Fhboqk1.png

HPFF ○ GALLERY ○ CRITIQUE

 


#14 Takecare

Takecare

    sleeping. as always.

  • Veteran Artist
  • 2,097 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:Over the rainbow
  • Member Since: 23 Oct 2008

Posted 01 September 2013 - 02:38 PM

Eee - thank you Julia! I definitely agree I have too much in here :P so I think I'll throw up a poll or two to help me break my hoarding habit. <3 <3 this was so helpful though, thank you!


semi-available - PM first

Posted Image
gallery
 


#15 just.a.willow.tree

just.a.willow.tree
  • Senior Artist
  • 3,375 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:New Jersey, USA
  • Member Since: 27 Jan 2013

Posted 07 November 2013 - 05:24 PM

Your comp. *___* Gah, I love love love everything in here, and I just want to squee everything! :loves: So gorgeous... :cry:


eva  the memory of trees
Ug8Lya1.png
* Leviathan! is the best ;;


#16 Takecare

Takecare

    sleeping. as always.

  • Veteran Artist
  • 2,097 posts
  • Software:GIMP
  • Location:Over the rainbow
  • Member Since: 23 Oct 2008

Posted 08 January 2014 - 04:22 AM

talk about a late reply :P
thank you so so so much <3 <3

semi-available - PM first

Posted Image
gallery
 


#17 our sea star

our sea star

    hunger of the pine.

  • Veteran Artist
  • 1,118 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:Potato Valley
  • Member Since: 12 May 2009

Posted 10 May 2014 - 01:31 AM

Your gallery is one of my favourites, ever. You have such a creative approach and I am forever envious of your compositions and how everything looks like a fresh, new idea. (Also Kiko Mizuhara and Yumi Lambert and Pushing Daisies *___*) Sometimes I think you are immensely underappreciated. :P <3333


Posted Image

val might be available (try pming?) | gallery


#18 a.leksy

a.leksy

    pew pew

  • Veteran Artist
  • 860 posts
  • Software:Photoshop
  • Location:Singapore
  • Member Since: 02 Sep 2012

Posted 18 May 2014 - 06:01 AM

hello there ma'am i am in love with everything here

how is this even possible this is just pain okay pain iuerbnvuirnrewki

 

HAHA no seriously, everything here is amazing and so well thought! i am gonna be one of your stalkers from now on ehe  :D

i reallyyyy look forward to seeing more alright  :loves:


ATHIRAH

  [ GALLERY  / semi-available, pm first / missy made the flawless sig

pqe4p.png

 





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users