swagu: (❝make moves like a person in jail❞)
Christy ([personal profile] swagu) wrote in [community profile] divs2012-11-25 04:51 pm

icon concrit meme

icon crit meme
♡ Reply to this post with your username and/or journal you post your icons at and 5-10 icon samples, so even people who might not be familiar with your icons can offer their input.

♡ Reply to people's comments with critiques and opinions on their icons. Anonymous comments are enabled and IP logging is disabled, if you feel you need to use that option. Also, if you have a critique, but don't know how to technically describe what's bothering you, take a look at this guide, which can be very helpful.

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this is a combination of several different icon concrit memes from LJ, but is most heavily based on [livejournal.com profile] thrift's!
tavros: (Default)

[personal profile] tavros 2012-11-26 05:50 pm (UTC)(link)
i really like your icons a lot! the crops are great, good use of color

c: i always look forward to your posts after updates ♥
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[personal profile] lieu 2012-11-30 08:01 pm (UTC)(link)
you're one of my favourite hs icon makers!! and i particularly like your use of warm tones (especially orange/coral ish?) in your colourings, it's very distinctive and gives your icons a really nice uh flair i guess?? i can look at your icons and usually guess that they were made by you~ which imo is a good thing

in terms of criticism, sometimes your lines become a bit washed out by the gradient fills? especially with icons that are overall quite pale, or as a whole lean towards a warm tint. (for ex, these adventure time icons.) i haven't noticed it much in your more recent posts, though, so i'd guess you've more or less realized this yourself!

anyway i think your icons are very unique and charming and i encourage u 2 keep on keepin on~
portaling: (regina • i'm a little radio girl)

[personal profile] portaling 2012-12-20 07:36 am (UTC)(link)
I love your icons! I use many of them, they're very nice and I am the latest to this crit meme.

The only thing I can think of in terms of crit is that occasionally your icons have such a reddish tone that they are actually hard on the eyes. Mostly it's a case of Rose + Dave-colors (those bright oranges and reds) combined with the red you use for textures. The art itself is already a decent saturation so I think sometimes the excess is unnecessary? Because with others it looks just fine -- like the Korra icons you have pictured, and the trickster!genderswap John.