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Offline ganondorf

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[WIP] Big fire

on: January 28, 2007, 11:28:57 am
I'm working on this thing i finally got the fire a bit right
but now i cant get the char to good look with the lightsource in front of him  :'( so i need some help please.

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Re: [WIP] Big fire

Reply #1 on: January 28, 2007, 11:58:44 am
If it's at night, then the character should be a simple silhouette for there is no light behind him.

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Re: [WIP] Big fire

Reply #2 on: January 28, 2007, 10:27:51 pm
I tried it but it look verry weird and ugly :'(
i darkened him a bit
any better?

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Re: [WIP] Big fire

Reply #3 on: January 28, 2007, 10:39:31 pm
The picture still implies that there is a dim light source behind him.  Take all the distinguishable features and turn him into a shadow.

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Re: [WIP] Big fire

Reply #4 on: January 29, 2007, 07:23:39 am
It might be helpful to study this old "Pic of the month" on a cover disk of Amiga Format #25 by "Opus". Campfire as a light source is of course not as sharp and bright as sun, but a fire that big is still bound to create a halo ( and wisps of smoke and sparkles) around itself, illuminating the surroundings also. Building a pixel halo is a hell of a task, but will look impressive.