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Farm Field scene mockup - Please help

on: April 27, 2017, 09:05:42 pm


Please help me improve this scene.
I'm trying to make a farm field level and I just threw this together to get some visualisation, but I'm not sure where to add detail and if the colors are working well.

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Re: Farm Field scene mockup - Please help

Reply #1 on: April 27, 2017, 09:49:41 pm
Everything kinda gets lost here since the saturation is so wonky. Go over the characters again, try to make them pop out a bit more compared to the background.
Use the grasshopper as a litmus, it should AT LEAST be as visible as he is!
I'd also go back over the mouse character, he looks a lot less refined a drawing than the others.
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Re: Farm Field scene mockup - Please help

Reply #2 on: April 29, 2017, 10:17:02 am



Reworking the Playable mouse character too.

Thanks for the pointy but good advise. I'm now taking a step back and looking how the colors and elements will work together. Here is a wip. Before I transfer the concept into pixels.

Is this better for colors and saturation?
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Re: Farm Field scene mockup - Please help

Reply #3 on: April 29, 2017, 03:55:47 pm
Close, but now the background is too saturated! Try to keep with that bright on dark look from the first screenshot or, if situation demands brighter colors, try for complementary palletes or more muted colors so characters don't get lost! Remember, visibility is KEY. Low visibility is one of the biggest causes of "oh, BULL shit!" enemy encounters, nix it wherever it's possible to do so without ruining the visuals!

And if that proves difficult, consider outlines. Makes things chunkier but way more clear on a variety of backgrounds!
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Re: Farm Field scene mockup - Please help

Reply #4 on: April 29, 2017, 03:56:53 pm
(also, I really dug the sense of scale in the first one​ from the dark lighting. Good stuff!)
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Re: Farm Field scene mockup - Please help

Reply #5 on: May 01, 2017, 09:05:23 pm

Do you think this mouse design is better? How could I improve it? I want to keep it fairly simple for animation purposes, but not look overly simple.

I'm still working on the background... Next post.

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Re: Farm Field scene mockup - Please help

Reply #6 on: May 01, 2017, 09:09:15 pm
Yes, that looks absolutely fantastic! Good revisions all around!
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