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Albino Llama: Llamas are awesome! (90)
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Favourite Movies
Godzilla/Kaiju Movies, Star Wars, assorted others
Favourite TV Shows
Transformers
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Black Keys, Jack White, various 80s-90s stuff
Favourite Games
Roblox, racing, fighting strategy
Favourite Gaming Platform
Computer
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Depends on the piece
Other Interests
Graphic Design, Engineering, Writing, Game Development, Sports

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Comments

:star::star::star::star: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star: Originality
:star::star::star::star-half::star-empty: Technique
:star::star::star::star-half::star-empty: Impact

MY OPINIONS AND COMENTARY:
This piece is a really neat example of using 3D models in different settings. Most of it fits well and seems to blend well into the picture, but there are a few issues. First off, the man next to the snow man is too obviously a 3D model, and not photography. Even if you kept the model, the layer would need to be shaded more and possibly in need of some adjustments. Also, the headlights, grill, and windows need to be textured slightly differently, or adjusted in PS. You might also want to add a metallic effect on the main hull. Don’t get me wrong, the whole piece is good, better than I could do, and is still humorous to look at. I am especially fond of the way the snow man looks so — well, off. I like the open sky as well. Mainly though, I feel like the snow is really well done, and brings together parts of the picture that are sort of a stretch at the moment. An easy fix to the aforementioned complaints would be to darken the sky and make it maybe a 7pm winter night kind of setting. You could then have some fog and falling snow broken up by the Scarab’s massive fog lights. This is just a suggestion however, and it might change the lighter mood a bit.

RATING:
I gave ‘Vision’ a five because you did so well on making this picture its own thing, and clearly had a certain feel in mind. I haven’t really seen anything similar, so aside from the generic-ish vehicle, the whole seen is five stars for ‘Originality.’ The issues I pointed out before explain my ‘Technique’ rating, but also you might want to shading a bit more, because the shadow on the Scarab’s underside looks textured on, not rendered or painted in. Also, ambient light varies in the picture and sort of throws me off looking at it. As far as ‘Impact’ goes, I put down 3.5 because I don’t really think a piece like this needs to have an impact and the mood is very light so it doesn’t seem like you felt it needed one either. These are just my opinions though, and all in all this is a great piece.
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:star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Overall
:star::star::star::star-empty::star-empty: Vision
:star::star::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Originality
:star::star::star-half::star-empty::star-empty: Technique
:star::star-half::star-empty::star-empty::star-empty: Impact

The name is slightly disturbing, and the head is smaller than his palm, but otherwise the colors are good, and the spikes are probably a pretty good amount for a TFP character. On a slightly more positive note, I really like the wording of the bio, especially the last sentence. The foot note/style guide bit about the "Dark Spark" fits well with the overall layout style of the piece, and the graphic is really cool. I'm not exactly a fan of the whole ram head motif that seems to be continuing throughout the picture. I figure that it probably has to do with Unicron, but to me it just makes him look like he's a Genericon with an out of proportion head. One other small complaint, would be the large portion of the page left blank, with a metal texture. I personally would maybe consider putting a vehicle mode or 'cut-scene' clip of him in a fighting pose. Honestly though, the story's pretty good, and you definitely did a good job fitting with the show's style, so I hope you found this helpful and to to negative.
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Honestly this could pass for Shockwave pretty well.
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