Watercolors Really Bring Out the Beauty in Mario Characters

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Who would've thought a Piranha Plant could look so majestic?

Over the past week or so, Seattle-based artist Olechka has been doing Mario-themed paintings. She's done paintings on pretty much everything, actually, from memes to TV show characters—if you like these Mario pieces, make sure to check out the Olechka Art & Design website for more.

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DISCUSSION

That is just immeasurably better than Nintendo's incredibly bad official modern Yoshi design.
Literally everything about this design(which I think is from Paper Mario?) is better than what Nintendo uses right now.

Derpy-ass modern Yoshi can't even see past his own stupid nose.
Look at what they've done to poor Yoshi.
God, I hate it: