is anyone else annoyed by this recent fad of "lucid shiny skin"?
I mean there's always these "reflections" which annoy the hell out of me and it doesn't even look like skin anymore.
pic related, from a very famous Shaft show.
most people dont have a problem with it or have a strong opinion either way. its just a thing.
theres just a few autistic people who get triggered by it for god knows why and then have to throw a fit like anyone gives a fuck.
It came with the mid nineties, even the early nineties had glossy skin sometimes.
I'm Italian and I'm not greasy at all, my name's not Marco either.
I especially hate it when they make certain parts of the body red for no reason. Fingers, elbows, toes, etc.
It's like tumblr and their flu noses.
I suppose they're trying to make them look warm, but it just looks dumb.
seriously check the lightsaber painted on her thigh.
this isn't normal.
it's like a neon light
I always de-shine images I like. God bless photoshop.
I mean look at this shit.
Yeah that is a huge improvement. Would be even better without the red spots too, but at least those have the spanking appeal.
It's the red spot + shine combined that doesn't seem to have any appeal I can see. It just reminds me of giant zits, or burnt raw skin or something.
>It just reminds me of giant zits
Every girl is shiny because it's like porn stars, those 3DPD girls are shiny too, and anime girls wish they were as big breasted and nice body as they are with the shiny skin and everything.
Too bad they're stuck being flatchested, short stuff, and thin all the time. At least they're shiny.
although the latter is infinitely superior
>looks like an amputeee
But her skin is not as specular.
The one OP is referring to is a hot spot of specular light. More diffused light is what is supposed to be like on skin, but in art for some reason it's like a car hood.
Pretty sure /a/ calls this pimple skin, and yeah, it's universally hated. At least your pic isn't so bad. When the ontrast gets turned up super high and the pink patch becomes almost red it's pretty horrible.
Saying "/a/ calls x y" is not insinuating that /a/ is one person but rather that it is a well used term on /a/. Whether it is factual or not I shall refrain from getting into.
Just put anti glare film on your LCD
after getting used to these eye reflections I don't feel anything
Next thing you retards are going to be bitching about diminutive noses and oversized eyes.
There's no conspiracy to make anime less appealing to you; The industry is not descending into a dark age of crappier character designs. You're at fault for being incapable of appreciating the art.
You just have shit taste.
I like it, it takes me even further from reality.
>it's practically unremoveable from the face
nothing 400bar and quartz sand can't solve
>>this trend is trying to make things more 3DPD
>Are you fucking retarded?
You do know that anime characters are based off of human beings, right? I'm not saying that they look in whatever normalfag magazine and go "let's copy this, this is what people want", but 2D is based off of 3D. It's inevitable that certain things will show up in the character design.
I don't know why you think that OP's pic looks anything like 3DPD, though. They're completely different things, are you going to give 2D shit for having boobs because 3D does too?
>That's why this phenomenon is only in a 2D medium and not in real life.
More likely, I think shinyness is used to emphasize the form of the body in both cases, and one isn't necessarily based on the other. There are differences such as the soft blush tones in 2D and bronzed look in 3D.
That's why I'm confused. It's obvious that it's being used in both instances, but they're completely different. You literally can't make a 3DPD girl look like >>123325960 for instance.
That particular way of drawing a rosy shade under a shiny part is always a sure way to know it's an ecchi show. Literallly every time.
I also have some problems with it, I think it makes the skin look irritated and sort of like it'd sting if you touched it.
I don't know how you guys see zits. Well, I do, but I don't know how you equate that shine with them. It's like you're just looking for reasons to be pissed off, I hardly ever even notice it.
Red makes them look burnt and sore. Shine makes them look greasy. A completely horrible combination. Japanese women in real life use special towels so that they can always be free from excess grease. Matte looks clean. Shiny does not look clean.
Skin looks like that when you get stung, sunburned or don't bathe. I don't even know what the hell kind of skin condition one must have to get red blemishes along with light reflecting
This just about sums it up. I leave here for two months and now I don't even know who I'm supposed to yell at. /a/ changed, man.
I don't get them, I don't see the appeal of it.
It doesn't really bother me but I'd prefer tits mainly to not have these things that look like zits.
So they took a portion of what makes a wet look attractive, and applied it to things that are not wet, because its pleasing to the eye in the same way. There are countless other artistic choices made in anime that are drawn because they look good - not because they mimic reality.
It's supposed to show that the skin is so smooth is reflects light, IRL you need oil for it but even then >>123329090
That's the skin on your face, which has larger pores and more texture than the skin on boobs (and some people's asses)
Seriously, go look at bikini models, it's the exact same shit.
Hell, my wife looks like that whenever she jumps into the shower.
that's 80% of all anime 2d girls then
Look, it's quite simple. For decades, female models in gravure and porn shoots have been rubbed with oil and then sprayed with water so they look shiny. Japanese animators have only ever seen gravure/porn and never actually seen the skin of real natural girls, and so they think it must be shiny too.
I think a good chunk of the thread is confused right now, so... Is this thread about SHINY SKIN or RED BLEMISHES or BOTH? 'Cause i sure as hell don't mind the shiny skin but the blemishes are kinda off-putting
I'll grant you that it's a bit unusual but I'm more annoyed by the increasing number of anime girls with visible lips with natural colors (while simultaneously not making the artstyle more realistic.) Naturally, that makes the anime girl look like an alien.
If that's not recent, I guess I just noticed it after six years of anime garbage.