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Character [WIP] [C+C]

on: May 06, 2011, 09:49:08 am
Hey I need comment and suggestions on early character wip.

Only the colors on the palett (top left) are used right now the others are just to fill out the space, right now I'm having trouble with the torso and the details.
 Hope I can get some good suggestions.
Ps.He isn't suposed to looks like Altair.
First:


Second:


Third:


4:


What now?
Edit: New size :P

New size:


Edit 2


Ok another view

 ;D

« Last Edit: May 10, 2011, 08:09:02 pm by alex pang »

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Re: Early wip c+c

Reply #1 on: May 07, 2011, 08:25:26 pm
I think I'm getting ready for the details.
The anatomy looks right to me and the head is in proportion to the rest of the boy, it's ca 6.5 Heads to 1 body.
And I Need some heavy crits on this one.

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #2 on: May 07, 2011, 11:20:24 pm
It's much better now.  The first one was too crowded.  You did some great anti-aliasing on the cape, but everything else was way too noisy on the first one.

Whatever you do, don't have too many single pixels scattered around.  If your dithering, consider the checker pattern one color.  Try to have some large pixel clusters to define shapes more clearly.  Otherwise the image will be "noisy" like TV static like your original one.

I think "pixel clusters" are the key phrase to remember, so don't make a scattered mess.

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #3 on: May 07, 2011, 11:26:11 pm
Thanks :)
New update


Are the pixels to close?
And are the colors ok? (I'm color blind on green)

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #4 on: May 08, 2011, 09:00:22 pm
Thanks :)
New update


Are the pixels to close?
And are the colors ok? (I'm color blind on green)
Ok I'm calling it finnished :D
here:
http://www.pixeljoint.com/pixelart/61663.htm

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #5 on: May 09, 2011, 11:21:08 am
Looks good for the most part. :y:
I think that moving the sign / symbol of his armor should be moved 1 pixel to the right... Also, showing off part of the right hand would make it look better as well as retouching the left one and using another position for it, maybe an open hand instead of a fist.  ::)
« Last Edit: May 09, 2011, 11:23:08 am by Antifarea »

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #6 on: May 09, 2011, 01:54:46 pm
Did you see the link?
http://www.pixeljoint.com/pixelart/61663.htm
I've updated the fist :)
And I totaly agreed about the right hand but it would be a pain to animate .
I was originaly planing on moving the symbol to the left beacause I was going to use it in the animation but it looks silly so im goin to fix it now thanks for your comment :D
Oh yeah about the arm I suck at arm posing so I might need some help with it later :P

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #7 on: May 10, 2011, 08:12:07 pm
Ok another view

I know there is somthing wrong with the arm! It looks like it's to short or somthing maybe to flat or maybe somthing else...  ???

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #8 on: May 10, 2011, 09:10:05 pm
Alex. There are two big glaring problems that scream NOT DONE to me.

Firstly, the wasted colors.
You've got one color (red) being used on just two pixels. COMPLETE WASTE. You also are using straight boring color ramps.
Purple, Yellow-Salmon and some dull Browns. There's an odd sanitized look about it. Use the colors together a bit.
Secondly, there anatomy is quite... wonky.
The guy has a rub for an arm. There's no indication of an elbow. The arms also seem a little short. And the hands malformed.

You're small piece was looking better than this one. It had similar flaws, but they weren't as bad.

I suggest you go back to the smaller one and try again. Try drawing this guy out on paper too!


Oh yeah, eyes are in the middle of our head. Not the top. I assume this guy is human right?

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Re: Character [WIP] [C+C]

Reply #9 on: May 10, 2011, 09:32:16 pm
Oh thank you there we have a clear line on what I should improve. :)
The two wasted colors I'm going to remove right now.
About the colors I didn't know colors could be boring lol but I will try to work on it.
And about the eyes I didn't have any room to draw them right but they seem fine to me...

I'm going to fix all these things in a huge update!
any ways thanks again for taking the time to explain to me what i need to fix.  :)