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[WIP] Spaceman

on: December 25, 2015, 02:07:00 am
hey, I've been working on this all day but I'm still frustrated with it. can I get some criticism and pointers?

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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #1 on: December 25, 2015, 03:12:30 am
Looks good to me lol
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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #2 on: December 25, 2015, 10:51:09 pm
You've shaded the bottom 2/3 of the head as if it's a cylinder, but the outline suggests a more complex form than that - you have a mismatch.

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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #3 on: December 26, 2015, 11:16:09 pm
Nice colours.
too much dithering for this material imo.

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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #4 on: December 26, 2015, 11:34:53 pm
You've shaded the bottom 2/3 of the head as if it's a cylinder, but the outline suggests a more complex form than that - you have a mismatch.

Nice colours.
too much dithering for this material imo.

thanks, guys. I haven't worked on it very much since I made this post but here's a small update



I'm taking eishiya's advice on the shading and trying to make the form on the bottom 2/3 of the head more cohesive. I also might tone down the dithering a little bit on some of the curved surfaces.
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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #5 on: December 28, 2015, 07:08:33 am
here's an update:

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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #6 on: December 28, 2015, 07:25:02 am
here's an update:



Looks nice but there are some issues.

1. I also think that the dithering is too much. I feel like the material should appear shiny and polished but it doesn't exactly come off that way right now.
2. Second, you have a LOT of banding throughout the piece. You need to work towards removing it because it is very detrimental to the end result.

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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #7 on: December 28, 2015, 08:28:18 am
here's an update:



Looks nice but there are some issues.

1. I also think that the dithering is too much. I feel like the material should appear shiny and polished but it doesn't exactly come off that way right now.
2. Second, you have a LOT of banding throughout the piece. You need to work towards removing it because it is very detrimental to the end result.



Here's a tiny update. I'm in the process of fixing the banding issue, thanks for bringing that up. But I'm kind of at a loss when it comes to fixing the dithering. I want it to appear polished, but if I remove it completely it looks flat.



This example here doesn't look too pleasing to me. Should I just use more colors?
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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #8 on: December 29, 2015, 05:56:07 am


another update.
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Re: [WIP] Spaceman

Reply #9 on: January 01, 2016, 12:29:33 am
Another update.

This is taking a while. I wanted to wait for something substantial to show for an update, this should be the last one before the final draft.

I also made some platformer sprites, in the top right.
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