AuthorTopic: Self Portrait, attempt number 2 (it actually looks like me!), AA help needed  (Read 6157 times)

Offline Malor

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Well, I have been wokring on this for maybe, 2 hours? and I have done quite a bit. The only thing left to do, is mess with the pallete some more (lesss saturated, I'm thinking) do the hair, and figure out how AA. Quite frankly, I do not understand AA at all, but I really want to impliment it into this peice. I have looked at tutorials, but they make no sense to me  :'(.



I am thinking when I fix the pallete, I'll cut down on the dithering :-[ Anyways, C?C, and advise on AA is greatly appreciated.

Update 1-


AA help needed desperitly.
« Last Edit: March 25, 2007, 01:51:46 pm by Malor »
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Re: Self Portrait, attempt number 2 (it actually looks like me!)

Reply #1 on: March 25, 2007, 03:59:11 am
Not enough contrast imo

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Re: Self Portrait, attempt number 2 (it actually looks like me!)

Reply #2 on: March 25, 2007, 07:43:50 am
havnt posted here for a while,
Down to crits, In my opinion way too much dithering, it almost makes ur skin look rough.
And the eyes also look a tad too close together.
Keep it up tho.  ;D :)
Im also likeing the position of the head in this. looks very natural.
« Last Edit: March 25, 2007, 07:54:52 am by and2 »

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Re: Self Portrait, attempt number 2 (it actually looks like me!)

Reply #3 on: March 25, 2007, 08:44:31 am
Down to crits, In my opinion way too much dithering, it almost makes ur skin look rough.

Agreed. It's comes across as really.. puffy, and not that smooth.

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Re: Self Portrait, attempt number 2 (it actually looks like me!)

Reply #4 on: March 25, 2007, 12:52:12 pm
Down to crits, In my opinion way too much dithering, it almost makes ur skin look rough.

Agreed. It's comes across as really.. puffy, and not that smooth.

thanks for the comments guys! yeah, I am reducing the dithering like mad for my next update, I realized it was messing with the peice :-[
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Re: Self Portrait, attempt number 2 (it actually looks like me!)

Reply #5 on: March 25, 2007, 01:50:25 pm


Update..the hair's shape annoy's me..I don't think it's right :-\, anyways, I added 2 skin tones, and removed basically all of the dithering. Now, I seriously need help on AA.
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Hmm.. the ear looks a bit misplaced and small, and there's indeed something funny about the hair. If you shaved all the hair away, the skull underneath would seem quite large. My suggestion: establish the shape and general shading of the skull first, then add hair.

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Made a little edit:

(Original - edit)
Changed the colors a bit (changed the skin tones and optimized colors from 21 to 17).
Also tried to eleminate random pixels, which I think are making your pictures look pretty jaggy.
Moved the lightsource a bit more to our right.
Changed mostly details, didnt do anything on the hair, and yes my edit sucks at some places but well maybe it helps a bit ;)

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It still looks absolutely nothing like you. Every facial feature needs to be reworked for likeness, starting with face shape.

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your work seems really messy and unrefined. You should take some time to clean up your lines instead of just drawing with the pencil tool.