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Offline Neoriceisgood

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my first lizard with halberd

on: January 08, 2007, 05:06:33 pm
Hi!



c&c appreciated.  :(

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #1 on: January 08, 2007, 05:24:30 pm
The lizard is good.... but what in god's name did you do with his pants?

Considering the rest of the piece, it's hard to beleive that you made it.. not accusing you of anything, but it's just slightly suspicious :)

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #2 on: January 08, 2007, 05:50:23 pm
When I first looked at it I was like :o then I saw the pants. Have you been reading the advanced pillow-shading tutorials? :P Fix it please, it's too awesome to be left like this.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #3 on: January 08, 2007, 06:04:23 pm
I'm a bit confused.. Why is there this super awesome lizard man with pillow shaded pants? Other then those pants, the halberds blades look alittle bit weird to me. (mainly the top-pointy one)

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #4 on: January 08, 2007, 06:16:24 pm
How could you shade the lizard that good, but not the pants O_o?.. Also makes me think this isint your piece..

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #5 on: January 08, 2007, 06:49:02 pm
Neo must be conducting his little social experiments again. It's starting to wear thin.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #6 on: January 08, 2007, 06:52:15 pm


is better?  :-*

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #7 on: January 08, 2007, 07:08:48 pm
Umm...and why couldn't you do that at the beginning?

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #8 on: January 08, 2007, 07:11:34 pm
Umm...and why couldn't you do that at the beginning?

I was conducting a social experiment.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #9 on: January 08, 2007, 07:21:00 pm
I call bullshit on the social experiment; seems to me you just did it for kicks and giggles.
Anyway, I for one still don't like the pants. They really dominate the piece.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #10 on: January 08, 2007, 07:23:35 pm
I call bullshit on the social experiment; seems to me you just did it for kicks and giggles.
Anyway, I for one still don't like the pants. They really dominate the piece.

Any suggestions on how to fix that? Less saturated colours or something?

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #11 on: January 08, 2007, 07:29:48 pm
change them to red, complements green
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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #12 on: January 08, 2007, 07:33:20 pm
change them to red, complements green

How will make that stand them out less, exactly?

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #13 on: January 08, 2007, 07:57:05 pm

i had to resist the temptation to jpeg this for fun : P
point taken.

T'm not sure. But the shadows are pretty big on the pants, compared to the rest of the piece.

also, what is the right shoulder pad connected to?
« Last Edit: January 08, 2007, 08:06:01 pm by Zolthorg »

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #14 on: January 08, 2007, 08:07:50 pm


update:

-added a strap for the back shoulder, as it wasn't connected to anything

-fixed up the top spike for the halberd

-tried making the shadow on the lizardman's skin darker, to compensate for the shadow on the pants being that much stronger.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #15 on: January 08, 2007, 08:30:05 pm
this should be featured, just look how much his pants making skills improved! haha j/k.. You got us there :P.

Anyway i like em. Kinda like em blue more than red. Good job.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #16 on: January 08, 2007, 09:03:42 pm
Don't really understand the experiment, but the art looks great. The only thing I can really comment on is the pose of the beast. I'm just wondering why the Tail looks as if it's fused the left side of his leg. Maybe try adding a little dynamic curve to the tail to give the viewer a better sense of the pose. Right fingers could also use a wee bit of work also. Loving the coloring of the halberd and wrist guards, though...
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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #17 on: January 08, 2007, 11:32:18 pm
I think the red ones looked better than the blue.

Also neo, check with me before you post work for the game >;o

Also ill say it here as you will probably listen if its posted, i think the axe weapon has a sketchy feel at the top. Seems unfinished compared to the rest of the lizard.
« Last Edit: January 08, 2007, 11:35:14 pm by Monkeyspork »

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #18 on: January 09, 2007, 01:46:12 am
I enjoyed the social experiment very much  :)  I like the red pants marginally better than the blue ones, and much better than the black.

The handle of the halberd seems thin for his beefy hands, I think?

The bit of leather strap under his chin doesn't seem to connect with the strap on his left shoulder. In fact, the leather under his chin just seems to disappear.

Also I am looking at the texturing on the pants on his right leg, and wondering...is his bottom exposed? It appears that way. (Maybe it's supposed to be his tail? It looks like the pants just fade and become skin)

Beautiful work :) The face on the halberd is my favorite part, along with the wristguards.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #19 on: January 09, 2007, 03:08:07 am
Indeed...his rear does seem to be exposed...how are those pants supposed to be working?

Ditto on the spear handle.

The pinky on his right hand seems a bit strange as well.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #20 on: January 09, 2007, 03:15:05 am
Maybe he is taking a pixel dump.
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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #21 on: January 09, 2007, 04:13:01 am
It's the tail, but now you said it looks like his rear lol It actually looks like it now :(

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #22 on: January 09, 2007, 01:56:51 pm
maby you should make spikes on the tail(the part that seems as an @$$)
and/or put it some to the left and do uhh..(hard to explain):

(oh my drawing looks so good :P)


also some things are kind of strange that need some attention(I don't say you have to change it, I've just marked some things that looked weird to me):

-the knee, maby you should put it a bit higher

-The pants, it looks like a skirt now.

-the line under the belt, it looks weird

-the finger(with the red circle round it) maby you should put it some to the right

-you should also check the other things out I redlined


 :y: It looks good so far, keep up the good work


Edit:
something i happend to notice later, the left foot, it only has 3 toes, you should make 1 extra...or at least a part of the nail
« Last Edit: January 09, 2007, 06:44:12 pm by dragonrc »

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #23 on: January 10, 2007, 12:12:26 am
Izzat a cape? For the longest I thought he was standing in front of a boulder.
It neeeds more drapeageness.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #24 on: January 10, 2007, 02:19:08 am
Oh wait, that things a cape? Yea that definitely looks to be some boulder action back there :P

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #25 on: January 10, 2007, 03:52:33 am
Oh wait, that things a cape? Yea that definitely looks to be some boulder action back there :P

ditto, I thought that as well.
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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #26 on: January 10, 2007, 03:59:48 am
looked like a cape to me...  ???

Maybe you could use the blue palette on the cape too, for some consitancy and clarity.

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #27 on: January 10, 2007, 03:47:24 pm
i thought it was a cape.

Offline Neoriceisgood

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Re: my first lizard with halberd

Reply #28 on: January 10, 2007, 03:57:04 pm
i thought it was a cape.

Me too.  :hehe: