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[CC] Portrait

on: August 04, 2017, 04:06:36 pm
Hi! It's me again. Hope everyone is having a great week.

This time I'm here seeking the help of the pixel portrait gods! (not really, whoever feels that has a good point to make, I'll be more than happy to read :P)



As some may have noticed (I hope anyone notices), the portrayed person is Dave Bayley from Glass animals.

I think he is already recognizable enough, but I really want to portray him and get his expression right, which is the main problem in my opinion, I wish to give a subtle emphasis on sadness.

Here are some pics I used for ref:


Thanks in advance! Any critics are apreciated. Feel free to destroy it  :lol:
« Last Edit: August 04, 2017, 04:09:47 pm by Danielclarc »
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Re: [CC] Portrait

Reply #1 on: August 06, 2017, 04:12:42 pm
Well, I've made some progress in everything.

Changes include:
 -I've gone fully monochromatic on the piece
 -Detailed hair
 -Mouth changes
 -Eyes and eyebrows got some fixing
 -Some shapes got refined
 -I'm trying my best at AA



I'm reaching a point where I can't quite put my finger on what seems different from the person portrayed. And when I change something I'm not sure if I made it more close to the person or if I'm going somewhere else. Is this how you know when to stop? :lol:
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Re: [CC] Portrait

Reply #2 on: August 06, 2017, 08:41:09 pm
Bridge of his nose and eye shape I think
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Re: [CC] Portrait

Reply #3 on: August 06, 2017, 08:56:58 pm
His eyebrows are also thicker than in your drawing, and the ears have a more angular shape, whereas the drawing has rounded ears.

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Re: [CC] Portrait

Reply #4 on: August 07, 2017, 12:55:04 pm


Thank you MysteryMeat, the eyes were really a thing. I made some adjustments and I really liked the difference. About the nose bridge I fidled with it a little but most of my tries made a mess haha, so maybe it still has some problems.

Thank you eishyia, fixed the ears and eyebrows.

I've added some hue shifting since the palette was kinda boring. But the idea of adding color to the whole piece keeps banging in my head.

Made the hair highlights less bright

I'm also trying even harder with the AA  :lol:
Bring it on!!