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Offline ILike2Sprite

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Sprite and portrait

on: July 27, 2010, 11:18:57 pm

Here is a quick portrait and SNES style sprite I whipped up :


 


Let me know what you think ^^

Thanks

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010, 12:24:24 am
Pointed Chin, flat head doesn't mix so well, try and use a "m" top instead, like http://a.imageshack.us/img713/9105/sug1.png
, It breaks the illusion alittle of a flat head.
You can also make it rounded, depending on what you prefer.
The SNES sprite however looks damn nice.^^
What reference did you use for the portrait?
« Last Edit: July 28, 2010, 12:45:36 am by VDX »

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #2 on: July 28, 2010, 09:10:12 am
Pointed Chin, flat head doesn't mix so well, try and use a "m" top instead, like http://a.imageshack.us/img713/9105/sug1.png
, It breaks the illusion alittle of a flat head.
You can also make it rounded, depending on what you prefer.
The SNES sprite however looks damn nice.^^
What reference did you use for the portrait?


Haha but i like his flat head =[
I guess could try to round out some of the edges on the hair. That might help.

Oh and for the portrait, I used a face sprite from a DS game. the only things I kept from it however were the eyes and mouth. I completely redid the face to make it a bit wider, made a new nose from scratch, and redid the hair.

glad you enjoyed the sprite ^^ THAT was made totally by me lol

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #3 on: July 28, 2010, 09:45:06 am
Try and round the hair that works as well. :)

And somehow that face reminded me of a game, but couldn't pick which, Guess it might be from there.

Let me guess, Tōshirō Hitsugaya from Bleach DS game?
« Last Edit: July 28, 2010, 09:47:41 am by VDX »

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #4 on: July 28, 2010, 05:56:42 pm
Try and round the hair that works as well. :)

And somehow that face reminded me of a game, but couldn't pick which, Guess it might be from there.

Let me guess, Tōshirō Hitsugaya from Bleach DS game?


Actually I used Youroichi's face. That just goes to show you how much I altered it =p



I think it looks better now. Did I nail it? lol

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #5 on: July 28, 2010, 06:42:59 pm
Toushiro and Yorouchi has the same face build so doesn't matter. :P
The rounding looks better, but it still looks off on the top head part. Also, try and add a third skin tone to help elevate the 2d face.

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #6 on: July 29, 2010, 01:59:22 am
Toushiro and Yorouchi has the same face build so doesn't matter. :P
The rounding looks better, but it still looks off on the top head part. Also, try and add a third skin tone to help elevate the 2d face.

Haha I guess they all kinda do..

And this is gonna take a while to fix for me, but thanks so much for the pointers!! ^^

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #7 on: July 30, 2010, 08:51:59 am


A quick overlay for the sake of convincing you to round out the head. :)

Remember the basic shapes you used to build the figure, and stick to them throughout the process.

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Re: Sprite and portrait

Reply #8 on: July 31, 2010, 11:03:49 pm
Hair is supposed to make your head look larger, not smaller or flat. Don't catch 'the road to El Dorado' Syndrome!



Yeeesh! What a piece of work this is...Don't do this!
Use WM's method of skull construction above. Figure out the angle your audience is seeing your characters head from and fore-shorten and plan accordingly.
« Last Edit: July 31, 2010, 11:14:15 pm by Draco9898 »