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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #10 on: March 18, 2007, 06:49:15 pm
the shadow is grey on the white background he is using.

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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #11 on: March 18, 2007, 07:38:06 pm
thx guys, here is a test page with the working mouseovers, let me know if you have any crits/feedback/etc at this point:

http://adam.lastchancemedia.com/

EDIT - I'm especially open to suggestions for better art & writing icon/accessories.  I think the pencil is okay, but the talking makes only marginal sense...maybe the pencil should be for writing, but then what to do for art?  I don't want to just put a different implement behind his ear...
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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #12 on: March 18, 2007, 07:53:45 pm

EDIT - I'm especially open to suggestions for better art & writing icon/accessories.  I think the pencil is okay, but the talking makes only marginal sense...maybe the pencil should be for writing, but then what to do for art?  I don't want to just put a different implement behind his ear...

Ah, Here I am thinking the pencil is for writing XD..anyways, I would do him like painting for the art category, even if that is a little cliche.. Or, you could change the pose a little, have a paint brush in his hands, at his sides, with paint dripping onto the floor...
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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #13 on: March 18, 2007, 07:56:26 pm
paint is definately a good idea. maybe some buckets on the ground and splats on yer clothes and stuff like that

for writing i'd suggest a pen behind the ear instead of a pencil, seeing as pens are more commonly used for writing then pencils

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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #14 on: March 18, 2007, 08:10:39 pm
cool thx guys, i think he may be like writing in thin air with a quill pen maybe, and paint does seem to be a popular one for art, i am not going to have the code for the site done for a few weeks anyways so i will try out a bunch of diff. stuff

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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #15 on: March 18, 2007, 08:12:31 pm
That all looks allright so far, but dude, better pixel font.

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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #16 on: March 18, 2007, 08:31:58 pm
For art you could give yourself a French beret and a thin squiggly moustache.  And for writing you could give yourself shades and a scraggly beard.

It looks really cool, I like the style.

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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #17 on: March 18, 2007, 08:33:38 pm
I think it would be a good idea to preload the images when the page loads, because at the moment they start to load on the onmouseover and can take a second or two to load.

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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #18 on: March 18, 2007, 08:44:12 pm
Solid design, I really like what I'm seeing.

I think you should give the pug some eyes though, he kinda melds into you a little too much, the brown area I mean.

Also, I noticed you didn't change the shadow for the pug one to accommodate the change. Maybe fix that too.

Good stuff. :y:

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Re: pixel self portrait + other stuff

Reply #19 on: March 18, 2007, 09:00:21 pm
I think the pencil in the ear one stands out because it's static...

Maybe if you have the pencil in your mouth?
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