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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #20 on: November 03, 2011, 06:40:00 pm
I have to say that I prefer Elk's more realistic version over Charlie's comicy one  :y: Both of them look nice, though.

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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #21 on: November 03, 2011, 07:15:31 pm
I'd like to see a mix of the two :D

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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #22 on: November 03, 2011, 07:20:50 pm
To clarify... my post is no critique to Charlietons work, I respect Charlieton as fellow artist.

What I am here for, is when people post their works, I contribute my information in form of art to showcase how I would do it, to open up new possibilities.

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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #23 on: November 03, 2011, 11:24:44 pm
The purpose of this particular piece is to train myself in doing animations. As such, I will for starters stick to handling easier, less realisticly shaped objects, such as my 'lil bird. While I enjoy hearing that you prefer my style for this piece over Elks, jams, it's not my topic for this thread. You're all free to keep on discussing "symbolic/cartoony" versus "realistic" styles if you want to, but you don't have to "worry" (if you were) that I will sway in my decision for the style of this piece. As stated, it's for practice, and for my level of experience, "cartoony" is what I'm going to stick with.  :-[

Thanks for your interpretation of my art piece, Elk! It did show me new possibilities, and it's fun to know that I could inspire someone to create. :)
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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #24 on: November 04, 2011, 12:50:03 am
One thing you should definitely take from Elk's is the wing. Yours right now looks more like another section of the body rather than its own form.

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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #25 on: November 04, 2011, 12:55:27 am
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Of all the posts that contradict critique I've read on Pixelation that was by far the strangest. By virtue that you like Charlieton's version more I can understand feeling the compulsion to post, but other than that my mind boggles.
What, exactly, was strange about my post? I felt that Charlieton's piece was a bit more appealing than Elks, and explained why. Not sure how you'd be confused by that...glad my post was one of the "******est" you've ever read on here, though. Even if "strangest" is a dubious honor, heheh.

@Charlieton: Yes, the main reason I posted was to provide feedback stating that I thought your style had merits, too. A lot of artists will take any critique thrown at them and completely change their piece for no reason, even if it didn't need changing. I didn't think your piece needed much change, so I figured I'd stop in to let you know, hahah.

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What I am here for, is when people post their works, I contribute my information in form of art to showcase how I would do it, to open up new possibilities.
And of course, that's awesome of you. I appreciate you posting alternate versions of drawings for people, as I'm sure everyone else does. Because, even if I did like Charlieton's a bit more, your version still made me go "ah, you could do it this way, too?" Which is a great thing, obviously.

I hope my first post didn't sound like I was rejecting Elk's effort spent critiquing. Wasn't meant to sound like that at all. = \
« Last Edit: November 04, 2011, 01:01:33 am by jams0988 »

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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #26 on: November 05, 2011, 09:24:32 pm
@Charlieton: Yes, the main reason I posted was to provide feedback stating that I thought your style had merits, too. A lot of artists will take any critique thrown at them and completely change their piece for no reason, even if it didn't need changing. I didn't think your piece needed much change, so I figured I'd stop in to let you know, hahah.
'ppreciate it!  :)

One thing you should definitely take from Elk's is the wing. Yours right now looks more like another section of the body rather than its own form.

Yup! As I said, I was going to think about making the wings stand out more.



Better? Not much different I guess, hah!
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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #27 on: November 06, 2011, 12:20:27 am
The beak could use a specular highlight. That way it brings the viewer's attention to the bird's face (by virtue of detail and range of contrast).

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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #28 on: November 06, 2011, 10:10:27 am
I'm not 100% sure of what that term means, but I'm guessing you're proposing something like this?

Det skulle vara lätt för mig att säga att jag inte gillar dig, men det gör jag; tror jag

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Re: I'm practicing animation. WIPs and C&C!

Reply #29 on: November 06, 2011, 10:24:33 am
Something like this maybe?

EDIT:
or something like this:
« Last Edit: November 06, 2011, 10:32:07 am by alex pang »