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[WIP] Little Ninja + Tileset

on: May 17, 2011, 06:32:37 am


Just threw this together. Pretty boring and unoriginal, but it's on commission... :/

Virtually no color limit, but I'm restricted to 16x16 pixels. Any critique is much appreciated.

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Tileset:


Latest:
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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011, 07:17:10 am
I don't think you need to add any more colors: it's very readable in its current state. Can't wait to see more.

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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #2 on: May 17, 2011, 07:27:04 am
Thanks, Mush! I think the readability is good, but I feel like it's utterly lacking in personality. Maybe I'm just sick of ninjas. >_<

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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #3 on: May 17, 2011, 11:43:23 am
replacing dark-grey with purple to make it more alive ?
The wind-waving band could work better if animated slowlier

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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #4 on: May 18, 2011, 12:49:43 am
Woohoo! I've been permitted to up the resolution to a maximum of 32x32! :)

New version:


Ponytail and scarf will be animated. It was meant to be a girl, but I think that barely comes across...

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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #5 on: May 18, 2011, 12:55:11 am
All the parts of the body are the same value, maybe try darkening the parts that are farther away. Should be a simple improvement.

Actually, now that I look closer, the pose looks like her lower body is facing toward the camera and the rest is only slightly pointed to the side.

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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #6 on: May 18, 2011, 02:00:35 am
Thanks for the feedback, Phlakes. Is this better?



I played with the color ramps to make them more interesting. I also altered the silhouette slightly to be more feminine and removed the diagonal line across the chest for readability.

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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #7 on: May 18, 2011, 05:11:54 am
Two-tone:



Yay/nay?

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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #8 on: May 18, 2011, 08:17:23 am
Idle animation:


Update:


(No ponytail or scarf yet...)

Hmm... would the sprite look better without the trailing scarf? I wonder if it would be too distracting in motion.
I'm having trouble making her look feminine. I think the eyes in particular are too masculine, but it's difficult to fix at such a low resolution. :/
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Re: [WIP] Little Ninja

Reply #9 on: May 18, 2011, 10:20:20 am
i love your sprite and the animation also, but there are some things that are bugging me.

the clothes' higlights seemedtoo bright to look natural, so i dropped them. I also changed your hair pallette to a more saturated version and darkened the hand and foot in the back.
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