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Offline Sakoshi

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[WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

on: February 06, 2012, 04:55:42 am
Spriting:
I spent a good long time doing this template but after a little while and alot of sprite observation I've come to think something is wrong with the design of these sprites, I need to know what's wrong with them though, I think it's something with the shape and what not, I don't know, maybe someone could lend me a hand?


I'm relatively new posting here, but I've been around for a while, after lurking for so long I decided to make an account.. Definatley need some critique.
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Re: Something's wrong here urgent C+C needed [WIP]

Reply #1 on: February 06, 2012, 08:17:02 am
maybe you could move ear 2 pixel near eyes in the side view ?

in the front view we don't see the nose

maybe you could add a little highlight on the top of the head

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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #2 on: February 08, 2012, 01:34:25 am
The concepts of the game in progress are the same, I did a little graphical revamp to see how the style would work out. I'm near satisfied with the current changes, you think there's anything else I could do?

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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #3 on: February 09, 2012, 08:18:47 pm


Graphical update, added some trees I'm working on, the coniferous tree and the palm, also did a quick paperdolling test for one of the little guys, adding an outfit as well as a pickaxe.Then I have a very wip walk animation in progress, something's off where the head bobs too much in animation.

The lighting on the palm is wrong as is the palette, I need some help with that.

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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #4 on: February 10, 2012, 03:20:06 pm
Isn't that just a color reduction on an RMXP tree?...

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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #5 on: February 10, 2012, 06:36:25 pm
That palm tree does look strangely familiar-

(Bottom left)

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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #6 on: February 10, 2012, 10:21:28 pm


The palm doesn't look ripped, but Wes (agenda) made this comparison image in irc yesterday. Right is RMXP tree.

Explanation Sakoshi? I'm assuming it was just a reference. When you use reference it's better to let us know - it's easier to crit when we know where you're coming from, and people won't accuse you of ripping if you are forthcoming about your process.

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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #7 on: February 10, 2012, 10:38:50 pm
The palm doesn't look ripped

It is, canopies are almost exactly the same shape-



Anyway, it looks like you just edited the existing sprites, which won't help you nearly as much as using them as a ref and doing it yourself.

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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #8 on: February 12, 2012, 02:35:11 pm
The palm doesn't look ripped

It is, canopies are almost exactly the same shape-



Anyway, it looks like you just edited the existing sprites, which won't help you nearly as much as using them as a ref and doing it yourself.

 I didn't rip the trees though, both trees were used as references, and the trunks are entirely different.
I took the leaf formation from both trees because I didn't have a good reference picture for the leaf formation on such trees.
As it stands both trees are still work in progress at this point, it was just a progression.
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Re: [WIP] Game Graphics: Working title.

Reply #9 on: February 12, 2012, 04:28:35 pm
It looks like you stayed a bit too close. Use a ref to get to know the style and techniques used to make it, not copying and editing.