Neo's item art quality...

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by thelonetiel » 01 Sep 2015 05:18 am

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Rainbow Bori. Rainbow Bori Morphing Potion.

Maybe it is just me, but something seems off...

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Color Wheel » 01 Sep 2015 12:21 pm

Is it bad that I like the look of the morphing potion more? The actual one seems a bit chaotic to me with both the plates and body being rainbow.

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Runic » 02 Sep 2015 03:13 am

Yeah, but the morphing potion's colours don't even match the Bori. They're off by a few shades.
Something about the design of the potion reminds me of this awesome bubblegum I used to hound my mom for as a kid. At least the wrapper anyways.

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Fruit Stripe gum, anyone?

In other news, I was certain the artists were making progress after fixing the debacle of the Transparent Peophin...

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...but I suppose I celebrated too early.

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by thelonetiel » 02 Sep 2015 05:47 am

I also really wanted to complain about how much more I liked the older rainbow bori and decided against it because it's been 8 years and I shouldn't constantly complain about customization. But I will totally agree that the rainbow bori's coloration leaves much to be desired as well!

That fruit isn't too bad, or at least, it means they are learning about line art. I think the artists have been really bad at variable width line art, which is part of what gives it such an old, sterile feel when line art is the same precise width throughout. So they are learning, they just don't have all the skill down yet... Too much variation is just as bad as none at all.

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Kantark » 02 Sep 2015 10:16 pm

The Bori itself reminded me of this:
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I quite like it (but not as much as the old one of course).

The fruit, on the other hand, reminds me of the infamous Gwontek Melon - something I'd happily forgotten about for the best part of 10 years.
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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Seerow » 05 Sep 2015 03:29 pm

I thought I saw the light at the end of the tunnel then this thing gets released yesterday :(

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What did they do to you you poor poor Uni.
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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Color Wheel » 06 Sep 2015 07:36 pm

I legitimately thought it had mange at first glance. ._. Now that I've looked it it longer I can see what they were going for, but I don't understand why they used such drab colors.

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Runic » 09 Sep 2015 03:37 pm

Items for over the last couple of weeks:

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I actually like this little guy.

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I'll give praise when it's due. Not too shabby.

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Simple and could use some more shading in places, but otherwise okay. It's a bit of progress.

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And it seems we're back to more Gift items which do nothing for anyone except maybe Galleries.
I'm willing to let the candle pass--just barely--but that coconut... *sigh*

I thought it was a painted rock. Or a fish. What is with those extra lines?

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by storymakerechidna » 13 Sep 2015 04:47 am

Despite some obvious misses, it looks like they're improving overall, which is also noticeable in the pet colors...I'm optimistic.

Maybe there are several artists and some of them are much better than others?

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Iggy » 21 Sep 2015 02:42 am

idk, i'm salty over the pirate lenny plushie being yellow

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And then this

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Seerow » 25 Mar 2016 04:41 am

Man, they are even charging real money for this gem.

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Jazzy » 22 Apr 2016 10:09 pm

This helmet is so dodgy even the lutari wearing it looks embarrassed.

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by Jazzy » 09 Dec 2016 03:38 pm

I like this Advent Calendar item:
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but I thought it looked a bit familiar...
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(From the URL, 2013 Advent Calendar)

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Re: Neo's item art quality...

Post by AngharadTy » 09 Dec 2016 09:15 pm

Oh gosh. That's funny. And embarrassing. At least they're only stealing from themselves this time! We know they've done worse before!
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