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Offline The KKM

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Avatar of my own character

on: January 11, 2017, 10:07:07 am

small avatar of a character of mine. not happy with it yet, so giving it a day or two to rest. trying to de-rust and learn this stuff further

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Re: Avatar of my own character

Reply #1 on: January 11, 2017, 02:56:30 pm
You don't need to post a pre-zoomed version, Pixelation has a zoom tool. Click to zoom in, ctrl+click to zoom out.

I think this is a very solid start! I have mainly minor nitpicks:
- The shoulder has jaggies, and the white area below the shoulder is conspicuously missing AA.
- I like how most of the face is in shadow, but it seems like the nose shouldn't have that highlight on it, while the cheek should have more light.
- The shape of the sideburn (not sure what to call it) is jagged and feels a bit tentative, I think some smoother, swooshier curves would look better. The shading/AA on it also hug the lines, creating banding.
- The AA on the light part of the uppermost hair spike and the top of the head uses too dark a colour and just makes the outline look thick.