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Is ZUN even trying to improve his art?

>> No.3206214

Why mess with perfection?

>> No.3206219

I don't think he gives a shit, people eat it up regardless of how hard he tries.

>> No.3206221

UFO's artwork looks leagues better than EoSD's.

>> No.3206224

He's too busy drinking to care.

>> No.3206226

TH12's artwork was a big improvement IMO.

>> No.3206227

I like his Art, if he ever makes a hentai doujin i will buy it.

>> No.3206231

worse art shows his success
more success, more beer

>> No.3206238

His art improved though.

>> No.3206252

Why should he?
The art is part of the charm.

>> No.3206258

sorry, but they all look the same.

>> No.3206259

How many are all the touhou girls in total?

>> No.3206261

I like ZUN's art, it's unique.

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ZUN's art 10 years from now

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>> No.3206284

What are you talking about?
How should ZUN improve?
He's still the best Touhou artist to this day.
I wish the secondary parasites would be more faithful to the originals.

I mean look at what they did to Chen...

>> No.3206300

EoSD Remilia still has the best art after all these years.

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>> No.3206317

dem hands

>> No.3206321

It is odd. Usually you see a -lot- of improvement over time. I guess you have to be dedicated to art for that to happen.

>> No.3206322

Yuyuko IN >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> All of touhou

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>> No.3206338

I hate wavy long haired Marisa...

>> No.3206350


Fuminbain's Chen is the best non-Zun Chen.
At least she has an aura of mystery and not some wanko moemoe kitten.

Chen is supposed to be a man-eating nekomata, closer to Flandre's vein; small, but dangerous.

>> No.3206352

>Youmu PoFV >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> All of touhou


>> No.3206372

Someone needs to update this with the rest of the UFO cast

>> No.3206389

The character portraits may not get better but you have to admit the actual games are WAY better looking than ever. Plus the boss sprites in the newer games are a lot better

>> No.3206412

MoF is weird, it has the best out of all of them (Marisa) but then Reimu and Sanae are horrendous

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>Is ZUN even trying to improve his art?

Try to see what went wrong.

>> No.3206436

When you are a ronery, drunk Japanese man with millions of fans around the world, who fucking cares about art?

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Anyone got any better links?
> Learn English: http://vtbsd.net/english/
> Use English: http://www.anøntalk.com/ICARE

>> No.3206483 [SPOILER] 
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Hey /jp/, remember when Touhou was good?

>> No.3206501

He draws hair super fluffy now.

>> No.3206516

ZUN, not so good.

>> No.3206610

I enjoy the fact he does not improve over time, but just randomly improves/gets worse.

Cirno goes from decent to shit in PoFV.
Reimu improves from game to game.
In the same game as shitty PoFV Cirno, every ohter character looks good.

Definaetly drunk while drawing.

>> No.3206638


Someone else touched up pofv's art.

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What are you talking about? ZUN's art is already pretty damn good. Maybe you just lack an appreciation for it. Sure, some of it has been sub-par, but the vast majority is very high quality.

>> No.3206661

I don't think ZUN cares a whole lot honestly

>> No.3206668

Well damn, that's a really well drawn pic-

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I'm almost certain this is untrue. Care to provide a source?

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>> No.3206852

It'd be excellent if ZUN put as much work into character portraits as he does concept art and fanbook illustrations.

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I think he puts in enough work.

>> No.3206882


Not recently he hasn't.

>> No.3206888

What's the name of the guy who made the Tell me a Fable video? His art style is perfect. He draws ZUN faces, and his anatomy is flawless. I love him.

>> No.3206897

Hey, do you still interested playing me for a touhou fighting game?

>> No.3206900

That guy is a demented genius.

>> No.3206919


Probably only one match.

>> No.3206945

Not now!

I will look up to you sometime when I buy my netbook.

So in the meantime, goodnight and sorry!

>> No.3206952


Alright, any time's fine.

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Look at this cute little fucker and tell me it's not one of his best sprites until now. I dare you, I double-dare you, motherfucker.
No, seriously, I'm not the TINY TINY HURR DURR spammer, but I think Nazrin's portraits were incredibly well made for ZUN standards.

>> No.3206966

Kogasa was better

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ZUN tiger is still better than some fanart.

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All of ZUN's art is better than some fanart.

>> No.3207006

Are you kidding? That's FUCKING AWESOME.

>> No.3207007


That's drawn in Crayon, its supposed to be childish.

>> No.3207013

I like this

>> No.3207030

I think it's awesome too, that's why I saved it. I just don't think the drawing quality is especially high.

>> No.3207052

What are you talking about? Thats adorable.

>> No.3207082

This is a great drawing. It perfectly captures the spirit of Touhou.

>> No.3207097


With the whole Chen on the middle, I think the drawing is supposed to have been made by Chen or something.
and it's fucking awesome, btw. Saved.

>> No.3207118

Just think -- someday you'll have kids of your own and they'll draw pictures just like this!


>> No.3207126

>Just think -- someday you'll have kids

Surely you jest.

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>Just think -- someday you'll have kids of your own

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>> No.3207139

Your feeble mind cannot comprehend ZUN's artistic genius.

>> No.3207159

I want Chen to be Mai Dautarro.

>> No.3207355

Was there ever proper ZUN art made for Daiyousei, Koakuma, Lily and Momiji?

>> No.3207799

Really? ZUN-Tiger looks like a guy.

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>> No.3209422

I would simply assume ZUN knows his limits and just do what is needed to be done and focus the rest on what he does well, patterns and music.

>> No.3209432

>Is ZUN even trying to improve his art?
No, he's too busy
-making music
-designing bullet patterns
-preparing for cons
-being thousands of times more successful than you

>> No.3209436

ZUN's ending pictures are adorable.

>> No.3209467



>- being a drunkard

>> No.3209505

That's a given, and what he's doing while doing any of those things on the list.

>> No.3209576

"In bed" could also be added on to the end of all of them.

>> No.3209595

[object from list] while drinking in bed.
Making music while drinking in bed.
Researching while drinking in bed.
Desining bulelt patterns while drinking in bed.
Programming while drinking in bed.
Preparing for cons while drinking in bed.
Being thousands of times more successful than you while drinking in bed.

It works.

>> No.3209612

He peaked in IN. Since then his art fluctates

>> No.3209616

ZUN can still draw better than any of you, so yeah.

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This is very hot!
I want more!

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>> No.3211458

Me too. That unfortunately seems one of a kind.

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you are now imagining touhou porn drawn by ZUN

>> No.3211517

been there seen that

>> No.3211520

I fap to this pic!
Great? Y/N?

>> No.3211523

oh wow

>> No.3211525

ZUN should draw for Umineko.

>> No.3211630

and playing Dragon Quest

That's true. Well, I think I could produce something of equal quality after spending many many more hours on it than him.

>> No.3212330

if you mean do they all have the same round ass face? then no ZUN is not trying and he shouldn't have to. He likes to improve it slightly and make you seem like he changed it.

>> No.3212350

It's probably because he changed his beer to a different brand each time

>> No.3212519

Games would be a lot better if more people had some weird ass bad art style like ZUN and R7 instead of just WATCH ME COPY ANIME nonstop

>> No.3212549

So you want more mediocre "artists" like those? Cool low standards

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I've grown to love ZUN's art. Honestly, I prefer it over all the mass doujins and fanart works.

>> No.3212553

He's made a huge improvement. Its still not the best but you can see he's getting better.

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Speaking as a fellow no-talent, some days it's really easy to draw well; some days it's not. Same thing with music. Some days you can make a song; some days, not. I don't know what it is exactly. Someone ought to do research on this phenomenon.

>> No.3212557

And you think unimaginative copycats are better than artists with a unique style? Cool low standards.

>> No.3212642

Enjoy your narrow immature sense of art where you can't separate technical skill from aesthetics, I guess

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Posting in a ZUN's Art Is Bad thread.

>> No.3212749

This always makes me question how old ZUN is. You'd think someone like that would be in his late 20s but he's probably mid 40s.

>> No.3212832


What do you mean "someone like that"?

>> No.3212940

Ooooh, more concept art!!

>> No.3212969


ZUN is in his late 30s now. He started programming in his 20s.

>> No.3212979

ZUN's art looks good in black and white.

It's when color is added that everyone looks shitty.

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>> No.3212996

>ZUN must be able to draw decently while still beeing able to program all of the entire game himself while composing each and every song

let's see you do it.

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ZUN doesn't improve, but he does read /jp/

>> No.3213039

Wait... /jp/ made that?

>> No.3213057


People need to stop posting that. The 2 have very little in common.

>> No.3213130


If you read it closely though Satori hits a lot of the bullet points

- Tubes for legs
- Hands obscured by clothes (all you can see are some fingers sticking out)
- Crooked off center smile
- Frills everywhere

>> No.3213174

I fap to ZUN's art.

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