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Bad Apple

on: February 12, 2007, 07:48:26 pm


With this one, tried to make good expression of form and color. Wip of course so edits and cc are appreciated.

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #1 on: February 12, 2007, 08:07:23 pm
The form is good, the rendering good, the colors better than before, though I'd do with more experimentation but, tastes. I don't know about the selout, perhaps you could try it without?

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #2 on: February 12, 2007, 08:14:02 pm
I think the full apple should be infront of the right leg.
Cause right now it looks like his leg is attached to his crotch.

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #3 on: February 12, 2007, 08:47:47 pm
I canna see! :'(
There are no ugly colours, only ugly combinations of colours.

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #4 on: February 12, 2007, 09:22:51 pm
I think the full apple should be infront of the right leg.
Cause right now it looks like his leg is attached to his crotch.
agreed. the leg is very wonky. i love the characters tho. solid piece again.

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #5 on: February 13, 2007, 10:39:08 am
@Helm - I know there was a debate or two about contour lighting (selout vs other approaches) at some point on the forum, is that thread still floating around? Zoggle's tutorial gives no context about the method, just how it's done. I'm not really attached to anything, just whatever would end up looking better. In fact what I think is mind blowing is metal slug's use of flat near black contours all around, the eye candy was all in the animation I guess.

@Souly - Yeah, I see what you're getting at now, that is a really busy corner in fact seeing some bad modeling on the cheek too.

@ptoing - Are you getting the bid red x? Maybe I need to jump to a better image host.

@vellan - Yeh, I agree, the whole leg seems a bit off now that I've let the pic sit for a day.

Thanks for the input, Gonna fix it up a bit more before reposting.
« Last Edit: February 13, 2007, 12:12:08 pm by MadToaster »

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #6 on: February 13, 2007, 12:52:16 pm
 Not bad. I haven't see you in awhile. Maybe that stick on his head could use some shading. The pixel art overall is good, no need to improve in my opinion.

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #7 on: February 13, 2007, 04:23:24 pm

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Re: Bad Apple

Reply #8 on: February 13, 2007, 06:32:30 pm
I canna see! :'(
That's interesting... A friend of mine on MSN has regular (but not consistent) problems viewing Imageshack images... He thinks it's because he's in the UK, but I dunno.

As for that there apple, I don't quite like the color. The lighting and desaturated tone makes me think something more along the lines of "old car paint" rather than "shiny if angry apple". I dunno, maybe I'm just expecting a big, bright highlight in the middle of it. That's the way I'm used to seeing apples.