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Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

on: October 08, 2010, 02:52:50 pm
My first attempt at pixel art. I'm not too happy with his body when he is holding out his wand.

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #1 on: October 08, 2010, 05:15:06 pm
Maybe you should make the wand a bit smaller? it still looks more like a sword, even without the actual hilt. Other than that, it looks like it came right out of the zelda game! 2 thumbs up!  :y:  :y:

But... What about the upwalk sprites?

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #2 on: October 08, 2010, 06:02:13 pm
The outline on the wand's movement blur kinda' makes it look like a pick-axe  ::)

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #3 on: October 08, 2010, 10:51:57 pm
Wait, that isn't a pickaxe?

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #4 on: October 08, 2010, 11:27:55 pm
Instead of adding outline to the blur, fill it with a single solid color.

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #5 on: October 09, 2010, 02:01:16 am
I worked on the wand movement a bit to make it less like a pick-axe. I tried making the wand smaller as well, I haven't decided whether I prefer it yet.



Old:


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New smaller wand:


I also animated the walking sprites:



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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #6 on: October 09, 2010, 04:19:46 am
Why don't you just try blurring it? As in, taking both the start point and the end point for the wand swing and filling in the middle with a solid color. Should look great, I predict :y:

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #7 on: October 09, 2010, 05:12:58 am
I reworked the wand animation a little and added another frame:





I'll try to make a blurred version like EvilEye suggested.

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #8 on: October 09, 2010, 05:14:26 am
Or add one more frame, so the arc of the blur remains there briefly when the sword has finished moving.

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Re: Link's Awakening style Harry Potter

Reply #9 on: October 09, 2010, 05:39:18 am


More in the spirit of EvilEye's suggestion, here's one with a more solid blur and no sword in-between view.  Gives it more impact to just have a FLASH tracing the arc from start to finish than to show the sword in its mid-arc state.