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29 December 2006 @ 06:54 pm
I Bring Icons and a Fic!  
I'm delurking to bring you my first attempt at icon-making in addition to a fic. Since this is my first icon dump ever, advice is appreciated.

Preview




1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8)

Textures in numbers 3, 6, and 7 by peoplemachines. The source for the brushes for number 2 were lost when my computer crashed a few years ago, so if you recognize them, please tell me so I can give credit.

Please credit colormywaffles if you use one of the icons. Also, please comment if taking.


I also wrote a fanfiction about Team Gai, and even though it's mostly about Lee (kind of...), there's some NejiTen, so I figured I might as well post that too.

(Ooh, look at the pretty fake-cut!)

(Icons crossposted to various places; fic crossposted to other places as well.)
 
 
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Current Music: September - Earth, Wind, and Fire
 
 
 
Kimmy: kagura is exceedingly happy.  =Otwerksie on December 30th, 2006 03:42 am (UTC)
Hilarious Lee one. ;D

Advice? Oh, well. I don't pretend to be the best iconmaker around, but perhaps sharpening your image would be a good idea for number seven and eight.

Otherwise, it's all a good start. Great work. ^^b Better than me when I first started. ><;
Catiecolormywaffles on December 30th, 2006 03:46 am (UTC)
Okay; thanks! I tried sharpening on numbers 6 and 7, but it ended up being eye-burning, so I figured that it'd be better left blurry. But I can see what you mean, so I'll work on that.
wordynessiewordynessie on December 30th, 2006 04:50 pm (UTC)
Taking 8! Great job!
Catiecolormywaffles on December 31st, 2006 07:19 am (UTC)
Thank you! I hope to make some more icons soon.
xia_tian on December 31st, 2006 12:51 am (UTC)
Ooooh your first time making avatars? They're sweet! Me taking 3, kay? It's strange how you made a avatar with Tenten and the character 'sky' because I was just explaining to my sister about the similarities between Tenten and Tian (symbol for sky) Unless you know that already, heehee

Btw, I'm new around here, so I hope to see you around LJ!
Catiecolormywaffles on December 31st, 2006 07:15 am (UTC)
Actually, funnily enough, I was using the Japanese reading (since that is what I'm most familiar with, being in Japanese 2), which is... "Ten", which means heaven.

Which is wholly unoriginal, I know. But the fact that it applies to Tenten with both readings is really neat. I think that may have made my day!