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    Any particular reason for the poorly drawn hand, when it's the same in every avatar?

    With just the blue/orange sleeve I wouldn't be able to tell which side the person supports or frankly that their avatar had anything whatever to do with the referendum.
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    (Original post by Observatory)
    Any particular reason for the poorly drawn hand, when it's the same in every avatar?

    With just the blue/orange sleeve I wouldn't be able to tell which side the person supports or frankly that their avatar had anything whatever to do with the referendum.
    Pretty sure the 'poorly drawn hand' is TSR's 'branding' rather than actual poor digital imaging skills, hence why other icons of theirs are drawn in a similar cartoony/fun way...

    I'm not fond on the colours either tbh, (they're growing on me), but may be to do with public campaign groups or something... (not sure)
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    Pretty sure the 'poorly drawn hand' is TSR's 'branding' rather than actual poor digital imaging skills, hence why other icons of theirs are drawn in a similar cartoony/fun way...

    I'm not fond on the colours either tbh, (they're growing on me), but may be to do with public campaign groups or something... (not sure)
    Think the colours were quasi-random, because neither campaign side has their own colour scheme, both use the red, white and blue of the British flag.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Think the colours were quasi-random, because neither campaign side has their own colour scheme, both use the red, white and blue of the British flag.
    Ahhh fair enough... I prefer blue (just not in ) which is probably biasing my decision

    What would be cool (ok, it's not gonna happen soon at least), is to have semi-customisable avatars, so like you provide the basic design, and then we can just change the colours a bit... :holmes:
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    Ahhh fair enough... I prefer blue (just not in ) which is probably biasing my decision

    What would be cool (ok, it's not gonna happen soon at least), is to have semi-customisable avatars, so like you provide the basic design, and then we can just change the colours a bit... :holmes:
    I think that's called Photoshop. :p:
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    (Original post by Dez)
    I think that's called Photoshop. :p:
    Yes...

    Firstly, I can't be ****ed right now... wayyyy too much for my head to cope with at this time
    Secondly, is that TSRG granting me to use their image to photoshop and then effectively publish back onto TSR
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    (Original post by mobbsy91)
    Pretty sure the 'poorly drawn hand' is TSR's 'branding' rather than actual poor digital imaging skills, hence why other icons of theirs are drawn in a similar cartoony/fun way...

    I'm not fond on the colours either tbh, (they're growing on me), but may be to do with public campaign groups or something... (not sure)
    Not mainly criticising the art design, although it's poor.

    Obviously it started out with someone having a "thumbs up" for one side (probably Remain but not important), "thumbs down" for the other, then it's pointed out people will argue about one side getting the positive and negative branding, so made them all the same, with the result that the thumb doesn't tell you anything at all what side someone supports.

    Obvious ideas would be e.g. thumbs overlaid in European or British flag colours. Or just drop the thumb idea because it doesn't work that well.

    I guess same with the colours, probably originally Leave had red (which makes some sense, as red is the traditional colour of Britain on maps, while blue is the dominant colour of the EU flag), but again, some will interpret blue as "friend", red as "enemy".

    So instead just made the colours meaningless, orange representing no one and nothing (the Lib Dems maybe? the most pro-EU party, so probably just a coincidence).

    Frankly can find much better avatars with 5 second google, if you really want to use avatar to express an opinion on the EU.
 
 
 
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