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AtLA: Improvement Meme by Tyshea AtLA: Improvement Meme by Tyshea

[quick edit]
Wow front page, I'm kind of floored! :O
Thanks everyone who liked this, and sorry for those of you that liked the old one!

I think mainly it's down to stylistic preference, but I just want to address a few issues:
1) "The old one has a more original style"
Sorry, it's much more cartoony and...anime, but that doesn't make it have more or less of my style.
No matter what you draw, or how differently you draw, I don't think an artist ever loses their style or personal flair. Either you just hide it better, or you copy other styles too much.
I honestly don't see how it's less "my style"
My style has just evolved. Sorry if you don't like it though! :lol:

2) "The pose is more natural in the 2009 version"
I agree! That's the point. My character has evolved, and I wanted to show her being more rigid, mechanical, and professional. The old one is slouching too much for my tastes, as Kye is quite the stiff

3) "I like the old costume better"
It's actually the same outfit! XD
The jacket's just hanging off the belt to allow better movement.

Just a few things I wanted to get to my chest, I'm in no way upset at the response, I was kind of expecting the new one to be less popular, honestly haha
I know most of dA likes simpler, anime styles, and that's cool, cause I do too!
But I improve for myself :)

[end edit]


I've been wanting to update Kye's bio for a this week was kind of dedicated to that

I'm feeling all sorts of sentimental over this one, since Kye and Rilu were my and ~Aibi-Cake's first babies together (dunno if any of you knew that LOL)
Revisiting these two was such a blast! :heart:

But damn, two years? That's a pretty big difference for two years! I can't deny I'm proud of myself :dummy:

The updated picture on the right is from her bio sheet:

Old version of Kye's character sheet can be found here: [link]

Bee updated Rilu too, she's like...50x sexier now, LOL


AtLA (c) Bryke
Kye (c) me
"Chasing the Sun" (c) me and ~Aibi-Cake
original meme [link]
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mysoulreaps Apr 8, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
first I just thought that this was beautiful and amazing, but then I find out she is an earth bender???!!! You are now even cooler!!!!! Love this soooooo much!!!divider 
I LOVE your 'new' style!

I mean, it's still your style, but it's so developed and awesome! La la la la 

I'm 20 and I can't draw half as good as past you Waaaah! 
IshaanNaru96 Sep 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
THIS IS GROWTH!!! This is the best "draw this again" ever!
Tyshea Sep 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
oh wow, thank you so much! :blushes:
300rupees Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist were really ur AMAZING
Tyshea Jul 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Oh wow, thank you! :blushes:
an-chan123 Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
<3333 Love the improvement ;u;
Tyshea Jun 4, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
an-chan123 Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem *u*

I love both styles~! It funny how people only liked the first!
En1gMa92 Apr 25, 2013  Student Filmographer
I love the left one
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