Wow, huge huge improvements here! This reads professional GBA game on first glance!
But of course there are nitpickers like me who are going to study it...and study it...and study it. Mostly to see if we can learn anything, but also to see if the illusion remains after every level of detail is checked.
So here are the little things that might need addressing to make this a flawless piece:
Gosh, that's it (and I was trying very hard so that this could be useful and not just an "I don't like it but can't say why" comment)!
And here are the things I did like:
Please keep 'em coming!
I like everything but the mirrorring.
Kinda random, but I bet there's a UFO hiding under that. Anyways, I agree with them.
Not bad, but mirrorring kills it.
The leaves are too evenly spaced (and I also agree with Slym)
I would definatly add some more branches so that it looks more like the base is supporting it. A little less seperation between the leaves and this will be perfect.