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Here, you have the opportunity to have your graphics rated and critiqued by other users.

Important note:
If you are giving ratings, please say more than just "9/10! Great!" That does not help the designer improve at all and it also breaks the 5 word rule.

When rating a graphic, you should justify the grade you gave by mentioning the following things:

1) One or more things that you liked about the graphic.
2) One or more things that you disliked about the graphic.
3) Suggestions on how the designer can make their graphic better, or areas the designer should work on.

Constructive criticism is strongly encouraged, but please remember to balance that out with some positive praise. Harassment and insults are not tolerated.

If you are the one receiving ratings, then you should be prepared for the aforementioned constructive criticism. Other users are trying to help you, so be mindful of their advice!

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First User Lookup

#1 User is offline   Valen 

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 03:01 AM

http://i56.tinypic.com/rr3trm.png

Just a simple CSS job for my first User Lookup, mostly to familiarize myself with neopet's code. If I had to worry about making it compatible with whatever layout I whipped up in photshop, I'd have probably gone nuts. <.<

Anyhoo, I'd appreciate any feedback :D

This post has been edited by Valen: 12 April 2011 - 03:16 AM


#2 User is offline   kittyn 

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 03:30 AM


I'm a pretty big fan of the "less is more" idiom. yours is definitely very nice for a first attempt. I've been using the internet for at least half of my life and I still haven't gotten around to learning enough to make my own lookups >_<

can't wait to see what you come up with when you're even more familiar with the code!


#3 User is offline   Nelauk 

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 06:27 AM

this is actually pretty good, for a beginner. :)

#4 User is offline   EmmaNaomi 

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 08:00 AM

I love it, it's got great colour harmony and it's simple without being tooooo simple.

My only suggestion would be (and I don't know how feasible this is, seeing as I know zero about CSS) in the plain pink bit of the background, perhaps put a very slight pattern - stripes or something - in a very translucent white, to make it still interesting as you scroll down the page.

I think it's great though :)

#5 User is offline   Pingu 

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 09:54 AM

Wow that looks really good. I love the colors and the whole feel of the layout.

The only thing I'd suggest is to make the text maybe just a bit darker, the links are really hard to read.

#6 User is offline   Skyrunner 

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 03:15 PM

I really like it! Especially for a first userlookup! The flowers at the top are my favorite part, and as a suggestion, maybe you could incorporate them more in your lookup? Like, add them on the bottom for a simple, but nice look. I agree with darkening the link colors, too. Otherwise, it is a great lookup, much better than I could probably do!

#7 User is offline   Valen 

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 09:48 PM

Thanks so much for the suggestions! I added a patterned background to the content portion, used the flowers a bit more as a decorative accent, and darkened the menu links. Hopefully that helps :D

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