Updated smiley style

Josh Williams yurimxpxman at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 12:28:26 EDT 2007

On 8/9/07, Hylke Bons <h.bons at student.rug.nl> wrote:
> Hey,
> When making new smileys for the MySpaceIM prpl I experimented a bit with
> a new (better) style for smileys.
> I added eyeballs, eyebrows and some changes to the lighting. The
> eyebrows make some emotions a lot better (see angry and sad),  the
> eyeballs give a better impression of eye direction and size (see shock).
> Overall, this style makes the emotions
> a bit more sophisticated and i think it can help improve a lot of the
> icons that are a bit unclear.
> Updating the emotes won't be a very large task.
> Hylke

Those are really nice icons :-) I agree with what Steven Brown said,
especially about the crying icon. Are you planning on doing all of the
icons? I'd be interested in seeing what you could do to change the big
face (:-D) smiley. It's always looked a bit strange to me for some

Awesome work! What'd you use to make it? Are they originally in vector?

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