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Offline bluezorua

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my LOZ inspired art

on: March 04, 2019, 12:30:19 pm
what do you guys think?

also, I tried to only use 9 colours
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Offline strawberry

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Re: my LOZ inspired art

Reply #1 on: March 05, 2019, 03:32:19 am
For the most part, your items are very readable which is good. :y: It can be difficult to add details to such small items with a limited color palette that's not considered easy to work with. When that happens, you first need to consider a light source for shading. Second, you should consider how your colors interact with each other. For example, to shade the dark brown, you can use the dark blue. And the light brown can use the light blue as a highlight. It may be considered odd to use a blue to highlight a brown, but trial and error will show you the best combinations for colors. A lot of older games used this technique because of hardware limitations (which I think is why you chose this palette?).
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This strategy and color palette isn't one I would suggest for someone new to pixel art, so please don't solely focus on using "odd" colors to highlight and shade. But also don't be afraid to experiment! It was just my two cents for what you were working with right now  :)