New Banner October 2008!

Short note: this is a scheduled post. Nicole is down with fever.


The previous banner as everyone would know, was not exactly a clear one.

banner_3


Though I love the banner, it was time to move on to a better banner! *point up* :D

What do you think? Is it ok? Not bad? Not too shabby? Pretty bad?

I have come out with a few designs before settling for the current one. My photoshop skill isn't as good so there is a limit to what I can do *shrug*. But I am still learning. :)

Initially it was without background, but decided it didn't match my blog theme, hence I chose a random background to match it with.

Nicole 201 banner 2


The current using banner was my second product. It's a self-drawn background, random brushing with several colors.

Nicole 201 banner 3


Then I figure why not de-saturate myself, in contrast with the background.

Nicole 201 banner 4



Or maybe with a more prominent background. Build up more contrast.

Nicole 201 banner 5


After that I got lazy. So yep, that's about it.

I thought it was pretty good though I have to admit it's not the best. SOOO... here something for you guys to do!

Take this original cut out photo, and see if you can produce a better banner than me.

Nicole 201 banner
Click for 840 pix size.


Who knows. If it's really good and I really like it, I might use it as my new banner and plug your site (if you want).

You can send the product to nicootan@gmail.com

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13 kissed Nicole

  1. Why not black and white more sensual and sophiscated.

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  2. why not black and white gray surrounding. More sensual and sophiscated.

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  3. Might give it a try when I can find the time. It's a nice photo.

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  4. All are great. Just change it every week with a different one. We would luv to feel u differently.

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  5. wooo nice i like ...
    fwah just see the banner can nose bleed

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  6. so, u suck at photoshop?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_X5uR7VC4M

    haha, not meant to offend, is juz the series name.

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  7. www.fieldoflove.net13/10/08 7:54 PM

    The new banner looks sassy :)

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  8. Down with fever? Hope you will recover soon!

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  9. Did they photoshop your chest? It looks very unnatural and flat

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  10. Rather prefer your previous banner cos the lastest one looks a piece of dead log.

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  11. I definitely prefer the old header. It has a more down to earth feel, natural and simple.


    Simple being the key word here, I think simplicity is the best way to go about.


    As for the header that u are using right now. The skin, especially at the shoulders look very fake, something looks wrong with the tone and texture of it. But i do like the paint brush background tat u have done, among the other backgrounds, it is the best option.


    The original picture is already good. The background is simple and brilliant enough. Because with that plain background, u create a focal point towards your face and body.


    with distracting backgrounds, u create too many focal point that really destroys the design. Simplicity is authentic!

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  12. wonder if you got the banner design that i sent to your gmail.

    cheers

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  13. your previous strawberry banner was superb. the current one can't match it no matter how much photoshopping you do.

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