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What do you think about reworking my old artworks to current standards? 

45%
24 deviants said No, I want more original stuff, new perspectives, new artworks - the old ones are fine as they are.
38%
20 deviants said I love everything you do, give me babies.
15%
8 deviants said Yes! Good Idea! Mercury and the other shit does indeed look quite cheap after the years.
2%
1 deviant said Running out of ideas, don't you? Never cared less, do what you want, leave me alone you fat idiot.

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PatrickRichter Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Student General Artist
Hast früher auf Designnation schon coolen shit gehabt, aber dein jetziges Level ist nochmal viel besser ;) #egopush
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XIGRAHAMIX Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Why redo that shit bruh, looks sick anyway. Just keep making new scenes and shit like always. When you're not watching porn, what are you working on now?
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Eimer Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
nasa spacecraft.
release in a week.

(srsly)
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:iconxigrahamix:
XIGRAHAMIX Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Actually can't wait.
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:iconeimer:
Eimer Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
dang, I thought you'll think that's just a joke..... now I have to deliver, right?
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XIGRAHAMIX Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) you know it.
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Umbravita Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I think revisiting your old work is okay as a "then VS now" thing, but don't replace them!
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kobaltkween Featured By Owner Edited Dec 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Are you kidding me?  "Quite cheap"?!  Gah!  Maybe I should go hide somewhere.

OK, here's a general rule of thumb a friend once shared with me that I think applies.  It takes 99% of the work to add the last 1% of quality.  You're in that 1% realm.   As impressive as it is to go further in that realm, it's still only 1% improvement.  Or, to be more accurate, less than 1% because no one ever gets to 100% (perfection being an ideal, not reality).  Sure, it seems huge when you're focused on that gap.  But to anyone on the outside, it's a minor difference.  Even on the inside (in the industry) but not as close as you to the work makes that difference much less important.  To anyone not you, new ideas are _much_ more important than addressing problems that might seem glaring to you but most of us can't see at all.  It's more about the overall impact of a piece.  And your old pieces, well, they've already made their impact.  Polishing them might look nice, but won't have the same draw or make the same impression a new piece, and new idea, would.
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:iconeimer:
Eimer Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
that 1% rule makes perfect sense to me.
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davidKatara Featured By Owner Edited Dec 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Mercury looks cheap?! You must be kidding.
But I understand, most artists tend to hate their own work sometimes, hell, recently I wrapped up a huge personal VFX project of mine and I hated it, there was a ton of little things that gave it away but then I shared it around and people thought it was awesome. That's just the way we artists do, hardcore self-critique is quite normal :)

But trust me, Mercury is far from cheap.

Make new stuff. I wanna see what other awesomeness will come out of your head :D

Cheers man,
David

PS. Make these polls more often, they're fun and show us what you're up to ;)
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:iconeimer:
Eimer Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I'm always very glad to see how many people still like it. It shows me that it was worth the effort, even if I would love to change a few things here and there.
But that's a good sign! It would be bad when I enjoy my own work after almost 3 years, like i just finished it yesterday..... and for that it's still pretty good.

There will be something new in a few weeks.
unfortunately I can't do as much private work as I want these days, dog years are over.
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OmriKoresh Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Professional General Artist
i did it myself, and by experience it's a big nono

it's better to create new stuff and TOP delete the old to keep from having too much on your portfolio
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:iconeimer:
Eimer Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
yeah, I guess that will be the right way.
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IgnisFerroque Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014   Digital Artist
Well its not really creative but its so damn tempting isn't it ... and also kinda rewarding to see how much one has improved since the original version, id say go for it ;)
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RetSamys Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You mean the "Very Old" folder? Still mighty good! I like the complexity and colours of your more recent work tough.

I'm running out of ideas every time, by the way. I hope that's a comfort. =)
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Eimer Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
no no, I meant the older 3d stuff in here: eimer.deviantart.com/gallery/
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