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Offline Raven Foxx

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Bulbasaur Sprite help?

on: May 26, 2017, 03:33:56 am
i did a new sprite. It's of Bulbasaur again. I'm trying to emulate the Pokemon style of spriting by looking at the official sprite art. This is my image.
I based it off this:
And this:

I also added my own style. is my shading correct? Is it better than my greyscale attempt?

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Re: Bulbasaur Sprite help?

Reply #1 on: May 26, 2017, 04:33:03 pm
Looks better than the old one.
Watch the shapes and the color clusters in the original Pokemon sprites. They are simpler and look cleaner and nicer.
Try to avoid using so many single pixels. Most of them are just noise.

I deleted the eyes and mouth so you can easily see how the shading is simpler than yours.

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Re: Bulbasaur Sprite help?

Reply #2 on: May 27, 2017, 05:16:11 am
I tried again.

I tried to make the shading simpler.

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Re: Bulbasaur Sprite help?

Reply #3 on: May 27, 2017, 05:34:58 am
Not quite there! Bulbasaur has a slightly deflated ball shape to his head, take a look at how light affects a ball and apply that to his head and bulb!
PSA: use imgur
http://pixelation.org/index.php?topic=19838.0 also go suggest on my quest, cmon
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Re: Bulbasaur Sprite help?

Reply #4 on: May 27, 2017, 09:52:32 pm
Tried once again!!

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Re: Bulbasaur Sprite help?

Reply #5 on: May 28, 2017, 12:22:57 am
Looking much better! I recommend practicing some basic shapes in your free time soon to stabilize your lines next, being able to get smooth lines/shapes going is integral to ANY art form, but especially pixel art!
PSA: use imgur
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Re: Bulbasaur Sprite help?

Reply #6 on: May 28, 2017, 06:36:07 pm
Read this if you haven't:
http://pixeljoint.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=11299

Specially the jaggies part.

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Re: Bulbasaur Sprite help?

Reply #7 on: May 28, 2017, 11:35:22 pm
I agree with curly. It seems you did this with a trackpad. If that's true you should try changing to a mouse. Here's a cleaned up version of your sprite.



I fixed the jaggies, changed the colors of the outlines, slightly changed the shading, and made the markings more organic.