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TomboyJessie13 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student General Artist
I think it looks beautiful.
LumberHyjack Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2018
Why do people complain about people changing skin colour from black to white, but when it's white to black their an art master? (TUMBLR)
ghsjAAAAA Featured By Owner Edited May 6, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
curvy amethyst screams fuck tumblr. lol thank you dude :)
cherringo-sama Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2018  Student Digital Artist
This is cute! Besides Garnet seems to have light being reflected on her so it isn't a very big deal.
williamtorch Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2018  Student Interface Designer
One of your best works yet!
AmiAmii Featured By Owner Edited Dec 26, 2017
alright I know this may be old and that the artist has already apologized for it on Tumblr but I'm just here to Simply debunk the points that many people who are defending this has made.

"Garnet isn't even black she's not even human"

Garnet may not be black because she is technically not a human but her design was made to look like a black woman. She has dark skin like a black woman, she has full lips like a black woman, and she has afro textured hair like a black woman. To change a design that was specifically meant to resemble a black woman to something European is whitewashing. 

"it's just the lighting, her skin isn't really white"
Here's why I find this point to be ridiculous
Garnet is dark skinned red. As you can see in Steven Universe it's pretty clear that her skin isn't very light. Realistically someone who is as dark as Garnet would not turn this bright and they were in a bright place. Here is a screenshot from the show of Garnet in a very bright place:…

( in that screenshot  one part of her is shaded and the other part of her shows a bright light just like this drawing here. Just by the screenshot you can tell that if Garnet was in a bright Place her skin would still be a dark red color)

another reason why it wouldn't make any sense is that in the drawing you can clearly see that there are shades surrounding her wrists and some parts of her face. If this was simply just lighting adding shade to those places wouldn't make any sense. Not only that but if this was really just a lighting wouldn't the shades be more similar to her natural skin color, dark brownish-red? The artist who made this page clearly shaded Garnet this way to show that this is her natural skin tone.

her hair just doesn't look afro texture because it's just their Style

I find this point to be extremely dumb because the artist has already drawn Garnet with her afro textured hair it couldn't possibly be "just a style"

"they aren't white washing they're just racebending"
 alright fair point,  but if that were the case then why did they only "race Bend" Garnet a, character that was specifically meant to look like a black woman. Why is it that all the characters who are closely looking to European are left the same but a character who looks African is raced Bend into looking more European? Don't you find it suspicious that the one time there is a black character it's turned into something completely different and masked as "race bending"

"they probably just made her skin look a lot more brighter because it went well with the color scheme"

 this point and itself is very colorist because it implies that anyone who is dark-skinned can't go well with color schemes like this. Garnet is dark brownish red if the artist here was able to paint in her suit which is very similar to her skin tone why weren't they able to do the same with their skin?
 anything could go well with a color scheme if you change it a bit more similar looking to the atmosphere that you want whether it be dark skin or light skin.

"it's their art every artist has their own interpretation of what a character looks like to them"

 if an artist interprets every character that was specifically meant to look black as European then there may be a problem. Light skin and straight hair are completely different from afro textured hair and dark skin, how does one confuses these two to the point of mistaking it for something completely different.

In my opinion I do see this drawing as white washing. I think this drawing is extremely well drawn and the style is lovely and I'm pretty sure the artist has improved from this mistake but Garnet is clearly white-washed here.

Does the artist deserve to be attacked and hate on for this
Absolutely not! I'm pretty sure the artist didn't purposely want anyone to see this as them whitewashing. Every artist can improve from their mistakes. 

do they deserve criticism constructively
 absolutely I think it's great for an artist to move on from their mistakes to improve.

I may be seen as an sjw but this is simply my opinion and if you disagree with me on anything make sure to ask me questions because I would love to see what anyone has to say.

Just to prove the whole color scheme point is dumb in this drawing Garnet upper arms are brown skin this goes to show that brown skin does very well this color scheme.
Krontriolle Featured By Owner 5 days ago
If you're black, then I hope you know this is why everyone makes fun of black Tumblr Users. You guys are always drawing "lmao yuuus woke" art that's ethnical, but criticize others for coloring black people in shades they could confuse as tans. Espeically you. Your art is adorable and good, but everything is "lmao woke babies yuuuus ayyy", and everyone looks like they're that "one white/Asian kid who's hood", or an exaggeration of the "femme and butch" scale. This is why we get made fun of with the "we wuz kangs n shiet"- some of us, like you, believe that every country is Brookyln, or Boston.
(PS she's a rock)
Krontriolle Featured By Owner 5 days ago
As a black person, I'd just like to say this- it's a fucking artwork. Most black people, ignoring Tumblr, don't give a fuck. The artist is Japanese, so tanning in Japan is similar to Garnet's color, and, also, black people are barely in Japan. It's not New York in there, Goddamn it. 
mrszarbon Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I didn't expect my self to want to reply to this, but I did. I appreciate everything you said and how civil you were about it- if you look at the sides, where the shading is, it does, in fact, return to normal color, then a darker, shaded color, in a gradient. That screenshot's color looked about the same shade as the middle color, leading me to believe that the light shining on Garnet is brighter than the light in the screenshot. The light in the screenshot is off to the side, not hitting her directly, so she's caught in the penumbre, let's call it. (I know that's a term for shadow but I can't remember what the term for light is.) Because in this picture, the light seems to be shining directly in her face, it's going to be a tad brighter than in the screenshot. Now, I'm not sure about anything the author said, but that's my take... Whaddaya think?
AlduinGijinka Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2018  Student General Artist
Lol faggot
AmiAmii Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018
Cool thanks.
 but if you have nothing to add on to this besides insults that sounds like they were made by a nine-year-old I suggest that you don't respond at all.
awesomehero43 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
How dumb can you fucking go?
Do you realize that she’s in reality just a fucking Rock that doesn’t even have a gender in first place just resembles humans-
AmiAmii Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018
 how dumb enough do you have to be to not know that I already responded to that? Do you read or are you just acting stupid on purpose?
awesomehero43 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
no you are a fucking  idiot for trying to put fucking race because if you fuking know its a fucking fusion and does any of them has that race scheme ? fuking no.  now  lets look at  OTHER RO C K S peridot looks like having  triangle like hair shape and is green does that make her somewhat tree ? fucking no! TH EY ARE FUCKING ROCK  YYOU CAN MAKE FUCKİNG A HYBRID HUMAN OR  YELLOW WHITE BLACK IT DOESNT FUCKING MATTER BECAUSE IN THE END THEY ARE FUKING ROCKS.
AmiAmii Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018
Wow, not only does it look like you're too stupid to read my previous comment where I already responded to that but it also looks like you're too much of an immature cunt to reconsider reading my previous comment where it goes into detail of that. I am not repeating myself again. Either you read my previous comment or continue to make yourself look like a complete clueless idiot. If you respond to this comment and it looks like you have not read my first comment or add anything new to what I've said I'm no longer going to reply with someone as brainess as you. Goodbye and learn how to read~
awesomehero43 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
 ı read except i started lose brain cells after  you started to put race.
Inkybubbles Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2018
I started losing brain cells when you decided to comment. 
awesomehero43 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
ı started to lose brain cells when i read your  stupid attempt to roast me
retroxknight Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2017  Student Digital Artist
I agree with everything stated in your comment, but the only thing I raise you is... Some black people just have straight hair. I'm black and I got straight hair. But anyway, everything else was on point. 
AmiAmii Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2017
Yes but naturally the most of us have afro textured hair.
Plus garnet was shown to have natural afro hair, that's why I brought it up.
artbyeevee Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2018
It's possible they drew it using assets from the old SU designs.
AmiAmii Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2018
 I get that, which is why I don't have the biggest problem when it comes to people drawing Garnet with straight hair. But if they were drawing Garnet in her old design and then why did they leave Pearl and Amethyst in their normal designs and change Garnet only? Not only that but Garnet pilot design didn't look white.
retroxknight Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2017  Student Digital Artist
True, but I just think it's alright for him to want to interpret her hair as straight. Especially when it just looks like a fluffy cube in the actual show.
PaperDragxn Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love your art style! It's so rare to see an anime style that is actually unique. Keep making amazing art and don't listen to the ridiculous Tumblr bullshit ^^
BlackBloodyBat Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2017  Student Photographer
I like how they all have boobs then pearl is just there like Pearl Emote 43  btw this is not meant to be mean its how I see them all as well XD
LollipopAkira Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
This is amazing! ouo

Also, don't listen to the mean comments n.n
Skittles69420 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
amythest them titties
Vaudevile Featured By Owner May 26, 2017
Beautiful! Is nice that garnet doesn't look black like in every other SU fanart, because she's not c:
LightningBolt13 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2018  Student Filmographer
what kind of dumbass comment
SerpentsTemptations Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Student General Artist
My only critique at the moment is that the Gem on Garnet's left hand (Ruby) has a triangle facet, instead of a square facet, but other than that, it's really good.
Misty15ARTS97 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Despite how much those dumbass SJWs complained about this piece, it still looks really dazzling IMO.
Corrinethegirl Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Gashi-Gashi, I'm glad you put this up again. I absolutely love the way you designed the Crystal Gems. <3
blo-deewedd Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing! I love the rainbow in Garnet's hair
Hibiscus-Lime Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Student General Artist
Actually one of my fave SU fanarts ever.
Cleveland002 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
You should draw the New Crystal Gems... i mean... the Regenerated ones...
tultsi93 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Steven Universe going anime.
autumnwolf5301 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2016
do you take art trades or requests?
PrincessTwilight04 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2016  Student Artist
love the lights on her hair, blue and red more like sapphire blue and ruby red
SCP-811Hatena Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Steven Universe if it were designed by the people behind Skullgirls.
DrawMeAPonyNamedBob Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2016  Hobbyist
Pearl would have boobs too if that were the case.
Kitty-artists Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2016
Omg yes
abcdede60 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
superboltstrike Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like Amethyst's drawing style, reminds me of what's it called...Skullgirls?
Kraving4games Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Great work! I especially love the panty and stocking style of this piece!
Akamataa-chan Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really great job and your style is really amazing, many of your arts can become great tshirt prints.

(just a short note, the gem in the left hand of Garnet have to be a square shape not a triangle)

Bye kiss ;)
zensoda Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2016
This drawing is wonderful. Get the fuck over yourselves and quit whining over every little thing. Gashi's already apologized.
Moonkelpie Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2016
turbo1701 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gosh guys didn't you know that lighting is racist
Krontriolle Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2017
...You're joking, right.
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