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Akihiko Yamamoto Hozagaki
11-12-2007, 01:14 PM
Well... I've decided to start this thread again O_o;. My banners are pretty terrible, so I'd really like some advice on how to better them. I use PS 7, and most of what I've done is just messing around with stuff.

Ryuk (This one is pretty plain, but I like it enough) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/ZenxBanner.jpg)
Roy: Ignited (I like this one okay) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/RoyBanner-1.jpg)
L: Mesmerize (This is the best one I've done so far) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/LBanner.jpg)
Roy and Ed (I'll add text to this one day) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/FMABanner.jpg)
Sasuke: For Z-chan (The first banner I ever made) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/ZsBanner.jpg)
Byakuya Kuchiki (Oh god... this one is terrible) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/ByakuyaBanner.jpg)
Miyavi (This one came out pretty good... it was so hard to render it >_<) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/Japanese%20Stars/Miyavi/MiyaviBannercopy.jpg)
T.M.Revolution (No comment) (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/Japanese%20Stars/TMRevolution/TM.RBanner.jpg)
Zelos Wilder (My most recent one... it's pretty crappy >_<). (http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/Tales%20of%20Symphonia/Zelos%20Wilder/ZelosBanner-1.jpg)

Jose
11-12-2007, 06:04 PM
Love ya work LOVE the Zelos one (fellow TOS nerd) LOL

love the way that you made evrything blend in Zelos

bye P-san ( i await your button)

Akihiko Yamamoto Hozagaki
11-12-2007, 06:11 PM
Thanks to Jose pestering me, I now made a very plain button ^^;. So if you're a fan, which I don't understand, go ahead and take it:

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/Tales%20of%20Symphonia/P-sanButton.jpg

Jose
11-12-2007, 06:22 PM
yay 1st fan button man that was fast like 2 minutes wow i love 1st Pengin Fan LOL

Alphonse-kun
11-14-2007, 07:33 AM
Ryuk : Not my style. But for who likes the style I think it's good.
Roy : Very good. FMA is my favorite anime. The flames look a little like Dungeons & Dragons(cart00n) and that's good.
L: Mesmerize : Beautiful and Relaxing.
Roy and Ed : The 2 white gloves made me a little confused.
Sasuke: For Z-Chan : Good, try to add more effects to the light.
Byakuya Kuchiki : Not your fault, drawer's fault.
Miyavi : I particularly don't like real people in af.com sigs, but I think people who like it will like this sig.
T.M.Revolution : Same as Miyavi, at least looks cleaner.
Zelos Wilder : Very good. Horizontal text would be better.

My favorite: Roy
Congratulations for always using the same size.

Hey, would you make me a FMA sig??

Akihiko Yamamoto Hozagaki
11-14-2007, 08:15 AM
Thank you for your feedback ^^!

I will gladly make you a siggy =D! Do you have a particular image that you want?

emukidz
11-14-2007, 08:26 AM
Very nice Sig. Do you have any Char Attack?

Shizuko
11-14-2007, 12:17 PM
Eeeee, I like your siggies. n_n;

LiLi.
11-14-2007, 02:02 PM
Wooooo! Pingu's made a siggy thread >>W<<!
Ryuk: Like the text and background <3
Roy: I dont want to mean but..i dont really like it ^-^;; i love the background and everything, but the character, it doesnt match up with the text and background
L: Ohmigosh! It's L! >W< love that set hehe, Hmm i dont really think that yellow glow effects matches with the background, i think you should try light blue glowing effect x]
Roy and Ed: now im loving this set, i love everything about it
Sasuke: You're pretty good for your first banner, i love it. especially the image you used.
Byakuya: This one?! you think this one is terrible?! Yeah right haha, this one is AWESOME! Love the brush you used >>W<<
Miyavi: -squeee- miyavi >>W<<
Tm.R: Love the soft outer glow for this one >3
Zelo: Errr is it called A Yummy Apology font? LOL i dont reallii like it ^-^" it doesnt match up.

But anyways, these are my own opinions, dont take it by heart =D Keep it up Pingu!

Akihiko Yamamoto Hozagaki
11-14-2007, 07:51 PM
I always appreciate your feed back Clan ^^! I respect you the most out of all the siggie makers here @_@;. I'm going to make some new sets, most of those have avatars but I'm too lazy to post them XD!

angelic_assasin
11-14-2007, 09:08 PM
D8< i was gonna be the first to comment yesterday but my internet was messed up T.T and jose!!! u took my first post spot! (again -_-) xDD
bwahahaha did you see the message i gave u in ur rep? lawl
anyways...i really love your work p-san! i dont know why you dont love them...they're so lovable!!! -gasp- <3
my fave one is probably the Zel one <3 i just love it. it brings him out well^^
but my least fave one is probably the roy one. u didnt do anything wrong! but i just dont like the image u used...its way too anime @_@
keep up the good work^^

p.s: since i found out ur a zelos fan im gonna give you a really nice pic of him...make something with it kay? ~_^

Akihiko Yamamoto Hozagaki
11-14-2007, 09:34 PM
Okay ^^! I already have that pic, though X3! And it's bigger too XD! I'll go off and make it a render tonight.

Jose
11-14-2007, 09:42 PM
for this one
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/RoyBanner-1.jpg

I really liked the way that fire is just there so perfectly do you do yourown extaction???

anyway i was think that this could be really good but with a more detailed background like spotted or brushed


I was think about the ed and roy also but it really good already they all are just wondering about the roy one sorry for one of my longest post LOL

Akihiko Yamamoto Hozagaki
11-14-2007, 09:46 PM
I didn't do that extraction ^^;. The only renders I've done are the T.M.R one, the Miyavi one, the L one, and the Zelos one.

Famahama
11-15-2007, 08:43 AM
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i213/Kuro-Pengin/RoyBanner-1.jpg
This one is actually pretty good!
Try to add some effects like on the L signature (on the left bit of teh L sig)
hm.... the size bugs me at some point, but meh xD
Make the b/g more reddy. or gradient Dark Blue to lighter dark blue (like that makes sense >.>;;
and add some good lightings while youre at it :3
Roy looks a bit oversharpened..
and.... thats pretty much it.
The current b/g is quiet nice!

Akihiko Yamamoto Hozagaki
11-18-2007, 01:57 PM
Yeah, now that I look at that... I did over sharpen it O_o;. I'm going to start following tutorials ^^! Some people have really good ideas o.o.