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bluetuba


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Re: A rough life



I don't think this is going to make sense to the average person, the karts are tiny and blend in with the trees. It just looks like a bananna peel on a road, which doesn't make much sense.

I guess the art doesn't offend me as much as it usually does, though that tree background does look an aweful lot like the same tree background he puts on everything, heh

"You can't just dress a Minion like Spock, and add a caption that says "Logical Me". There's a prison for people like that. Below my house."

JRWorkshop


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No button eyes!! Yess!!


lilaviel


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Re: Cookiethulhu



I'm not sure how I feel about this. On one hand, you have cookie monster in space. On the other, cthulhu. But together? That's just weird. I hafta say I don't like it.

DianaSprinkle


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backliteyes wrote:I want to like this because it's cute despite the content, but I just can't. I agree with the comments about it being a bit suggestive, but that's not my primary issue with it.

The primary issue is it's hard to follow/too niche. That makes the t-shirt hard to "read", and that makes for designs that don't print.

More specifically, unless you're already familiar with octo-hotdogs, you're not going to know what this thing is, your best guess will be a pink octopus or squid. In the context of the theme it's a stretch in my opinion. It's not anthropomorphic food so much as food animal-pomorphizing (that's not a word, but you get the idea) as an octopus, which is then anthropomorphized with the facial expression.

I don't mean to rag on you, it's just that I've liked a lot of your designs and your best ones (and the ones that do well) are the ones that read easily.



LOL, I agree with you. But my brain defeats me most of the time when I go to make these designs. A quirk of how I make stuff. I really do try and reel it in and make non-niche designs but what I end up making is still sort of strange and odd. I'm glad you like some of them.

I have some ideas on how to twist the oddness to my advantage and I've also tried not being so odd with mixed results. Sorry this one doesn't work well for you, but thanks for taking the time to comment. It's good to hear from other people on how my designs are working or not working.

Sometimes when I make something like this (a design I know is a little... er whatever it is) I figure that since it's finished I should just post and see what people think. =D It's one of the nice things about the derby is getting another people's perspective on what you've made.

Thanks again for the comment.

lilaviel


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Re: lactose intolerant!



This made me laugh and cry. Still, poor milk.

walmazan


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Re: Sweeet!!!



amazing work!

IndependentVik


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BootsBoots wrote:Is he upside down or are you upside down? O_O



Sonuva--it's like one of those optical illusion things. I saw the doughnut hole as his mouth and his actual mouth as his eyebrows. After your comment of genuine bemusement I kept staring at and I _finally_ saw the intended version. My week needs to end, seriously. I'm seeing upside down doughnuts where they don't exist :P

lilaviel


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Re: A rough life



Why do you need to include the speech bubble "sigh" ? I don't get this shirt. Why is it in the fog? Your entries this week frustrate me ramyb. I know you've done better. So why don't you do better?

lilaviel


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Re: Doughnut Lobotomy



I love it. It's clever and funny.

midgerock


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Re: served




very wearable design. gmv!!

blukat44


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Re: One smart cookie



I want this so bad! I have your nude cupcake one, and this would be an awesome shirt to add to my collection.

Coffeesloth


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Johndis5 wrote:Have you seen this?

http://shirt.woot.com/friends.aspx?k=6727

The right side of both shirts is pretty damn similar.



I disagree, its not that similar...

lilaviel


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Re: In the Library With the Wrench



It took me a moment to get it, but I LOVE it! I want this shirt! It's very clever.

lilaviel


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zachss514 wrote:but why brown?



I actually feel that the brown fits this shirt design. I usually hate brown shirts, but this is one where the design fits the shirt color. Especially since it feels like a guys' shirt. But that's just me.

sTyLeS


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Re: Vicious cherry



Someone needs to poke it, or squish it...or POP it...or something.

Josephus


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Re: The One-Upper



Boy, y'all are really awful at complaining about ramy' designs. Where's all the righteous complaints? "oh, the light is clearly coming from above, yet, he has highlights on the front" where are those kind of cries?

-it's harder when he's actually done something reasonably cleverly double-reference-ish, though, isn't it?

hats off, mr ramy.

walmazan


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Re: Smoothie Criminal



This is so good!

voted!!

lilaviel


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Re: Octo-hotdog



Squee! It's so cute!

Lish64


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Re: Lemon Meringue Octopie



Interesting idea, I like it a lot!

BootsBoots


quality posts: 38 Private Messages BootsBoots
IndependentVik wrote:Sonuva--it's like one of those optical illusion things. I saw the doughnut hole as his mouth and his actual mouth as his eyebrows. After your comment of genuine bemusement I kept staring at and I _finally_ saw the intended version. My week needs to end, seriously. I'm seeing upside down doughnuts where they don't exist :P



Lol! Don't feel bad. After your comment, I looked at it and I totally saw what you were seeing. I couldn't just come out and tell you that, though. It's not my way! ;)


walmazan


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Re: Soupuku



HAHHHAHAHAHAHA!

I love your work Bassa!

+1

lilaviel


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Re: At least it's healthy



No, ramy. Just no. No. No.

IndependentVik


quality posts: 11 Private Messages IndependentVik
Re: The One-Upper



I got it immediately (and thought to myself "that's clever") but I'm not certain I would've understood the joke without the shirt title. Just my two cents.

lilaviel


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Re: Not This Time, Fat Boy



Now THIS is a Super Mario reference I will buy. I like it! I also like that it reminds me of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.

Lish64


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Re: The Unhappy Meal



The textures that your designs have are amazing.

walmazan


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Re: McFly



hahahahahahahaha!

This deserve to print! loooooove it!

ignorant


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taternuggets wrote:Collaboration between myself and Ignorant.



I think you did a fine job taternuggets, GMV

sTyLeS


quality posts: 9 Private Messages sTyLeS
Re: Spud Bather



I'd bake that.

BambooDrew


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Johndis5 wrote:Have you seen this?

http://shirt.woot.com/friends.aspx?k=6727

The right side of both shirts is pretty damn similar.



yet two different ideas.

bassanimation


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Re: Scrumptious



I used to keep a stash of these guys in my pantry.

Aaaand 20 lbs later, I no longer do that, haha! Great stuff, kevlar. This is a great representation of the king (or queen) of all cookies!

jboshaw


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Re: The One-Upper



I am still confused after reading comments. Why is it a green and red mushroom? I figure it has something to do with Mario, but I don't under how that compares 1-up to one-upping someone. The green mushroom gives you an extra life where as the red mushroom makes Mario bigger, right? Maybe it's just going over my head.

Spiritgreen


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Re: Cookiethulhu



@JesseBYAH, Naolito, expo01 and bottlehed - thanks SO much! I had some late nighters getting the lighting and fur how I wanted it. I appreciate your comments a whole lot.

@marzipanapple, why I oughta!... well, thanks for the critique. I could probably give you my own reasons for everything you don't like about it but maybe the bottom line is that when you're having fun drawing something, you make choices with a less critical eye? I don't know. I still wouldn't necessarily change anything about it. :P

BambooDrew


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Re: Cookiethulhu



I like the concept but the two different parts look like they were created by two different artists. The cookie sticks out like a sore thumb with its plasticy colors and its beady eyes. They really don't match. If you made the cookie more in the style of the monster the shirt wwould look a lot better imo.

rogerrogerroger


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Re: He's so Happy



i love this!!!

amreli


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Re: No Food or Drink



They're so sad! I think the expressions are prefect.


Spiritgreen


quality posts: 223 Private Messages Spiritgreen
Re: Food of the Future



Oh no you didn't. Fishbiscuit goes meta.

Is that the right word? Or is this self-referential and post-modern? Something clever is happening... I shall now post a smiley and cast my vote before embarrassing myself further.

:-p

rogerrogerroger


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Re: Forbidden Fruit



man, that snake is really cool...nice work!

jboshaw


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Re: Cookiethulhu



You know, this is pretty great. It reminds me of the Cookie Monster song where he really does eat the moon! Except you made it the Earth, which makes sense with the Cthulu reference.

And if you don't remember the song, let me remind you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoNAT8ZYbvw

megsck


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Re: Bento Baby



this is fantastic, and its making me hungry. ^_^

sTyLeS


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Re: One Bad Apple



I don't believe that's a shirt color that woot offers.
They have "Grass", "Kelly", and "Olive"...but I'm not seeing a "Reheated Split Pea Soup" offered.