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Art style discussion

Post by tx3 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:16 pm

throughout the years of DB to DB Z Toriyama-san did often change his Artstyle

which one is the best one?


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Re: which Artstlye is the Best

Post by DBZAOTA482 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:18 pm

Saiyan and Cell arcs look the best to me. All of DB Part. I is close second with the Boo arc at dead last. Most of it looked lazy... to the point even Toriyama-sensei himself mocked it once.
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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by kei17 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:23 pm

That image is missing his style in the early Kanzenban volumes which I love.

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by tx3 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:28 pm

kei17 wrote:That image is missing his style in the early Kanzenban volumes which I love.
aren't thoes like the 04's?

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by Doctor. » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:33 pm

Yeah, I made a thread about this before :lol: The art style I like best are his Saiyan-Freeza (89-90) ones. It looks the most appealing to me, after that, he starts getting sloppier. His Neko Majin art style (2005) looks really good as well.

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by tx3 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:50 pm

as for me 87 and 94

worse or beter say less compelling might be the 88

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by shinmaru » Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:16 pm

It's hard to choose between them, but I'll give it a try.
For DB it's 85,88 and for Z 91,92,93

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Post by Lord Beerus » Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:21 pm

King Piccolo arc, Saiyan arc and Android/Cell arc Goku look the best to me.

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by tx3 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:50 pm

i am still trying to get used to this artstyle

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by Tzigi » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:28 pm

93-95 hands down. There's no better Toriyama art then end of Z Toriyama art (at least in my opinion). The current Toriyama art makes my eyes bleed.

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Post by Vegitofaxx » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:34 pm

My favorites are 89', 95' and 05'
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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by tx3 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:51 pm

Tzigi wrote:93-95hands down. There's no better Toriyama art then end of Z Toriyama art (at least in my opinion). The current Toriyama art makes my eyes bleed.
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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by Metalwario64 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:00 pm

Honestly, I think the thing I have most issue with in his newer artwork, aside from the anorexic proportions, is that he uses such overly thick outlines, and it makes everything look way more cartoonish than it should.

In general, his art styles from the original run of the series were one of the main appeals of the series to me back in the day, and his newer style just doesn't capture what I originally loved about his work.
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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by tx3 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:08 pm

Metalwario64 wrote:Honestly, I think the thing I have most issue with in his newer artwork, aside from the anorexic proportions, is that he uses such overly thick outlines, and it makes everything look way more cartoonish than it should.

In general, his art styles from the original run of the series were one of the main appeals of the series to me back in the day, and his newer style just doesn't capture what I originally loved about his work.
also less muscle and they look like the shrunken

but its not a bad art style ..it's just dont fit to Dragonball

but! i like the coloring so much now :)

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by SSJ God Gogeta » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:11 pm

Cell arc is his best work (IMO).
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Post by Chuquita » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:18 pm

1988 easily. I love that 23rd tournament art style.
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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by Vegitofaxx » Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:25 pm

As for the worst... I think that's 92'...
It just looks to sloppy and the faces are too sharp compared to what Toriyama's capable of.
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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by Attitudefan » Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:35 pm

88-90

Those are the epitome of Dragonball.
My favourite art style (and animation) outside Toriyama who worked on Dragon Ball: Katsuyoshi Nakatsuru, Masaki Satō, Minoru Maeda, Takeo Ide, Hisashi Eguchi, Katsumi Aoshima, Tomekichi Takeuchi, Masahiro Shimanuki, Kazuya Hisada

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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by GokuRules987 » Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:14 pm

89-90 looks the best for me!
Metalwario64 wrote:Honestly, I think the thing I have most issue with in his newer artwork, aside from the anorexic proportions, is that he uses such overly thick outlines, and it makes everything look way more cartoonish than it should.

In general, his art styles from the original run of the series were one of the main appeals of the series to me back in the day, and his newer style just doesn't capture what I originally loved about his work.
Thats because it was apparently reported that Toriyama was still using ver 1 Photoshop. Which someone should have already upgraded it for him, it would make his job much easier and make his art look better.
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Re: which artstlye is the best

Post by djkalteraphine » Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:00 am

87-91. What's not to love about these muscles?
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