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Skull Emotes [WIP]

on: March 25, 2007, 04:29:08 am
I'm really bored this evening so I decided I would kill a few minutes be making some really simple skull emotes  :yell:

Its a mix bag and was meant to be really simple but yeah tell me what you think and make your own with the empty one if you want to

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #1 on: March 25, 2007, 10:41:24 am
Pretty simple and cool. I always find it's hard to get an emotion from just eyes, so well done. (Although it can work well. Like Grommitt from Wallace and Grommitt)

Here's a pirate for your troubles. It conveys the.. piracy emotion.

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #2 on: March 25, 2007, 11:57:49 am
Made 2 quick edits



I got rid of the outer AA, removed a pointless shade (on the outline) and added some simple shading and colours. (oh and made the skull a little shorter).

AA to white doesn't really work with smilies because the fact they have to go on a variety of coloured backgrounds. on away around this is to AA inwardly or simply, like the smilies we have here, surround them with a small 1x pixel white outline. e.g  :D

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #3 on: March 25, 2007, 02:43:03 pm
All right I went with your way and I

-Got rid of that extra out-line shade (that was a mistake on my behalf)
-Kept the same Palette
-Gave the skulls a simple shading that is pretty much comparable to yours but than again working with just a small thing its hard not to



The top row are the original emotes and the bottom row are the newly shaded counter parts

I probably will end up finishing the whole set of maybe 10

If any of you make a spooky themed forum come to me some day and we can work up a deal!  :lol:

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #4 on: March 26, 2007, 09:18:55 pm
Hey I am just wondering I made three variations but I want to know which one do you think is the best of them


Pick from those three which do you prefer so I can make the rest follow the same style  ;)

I enjoy the smaller one the most because after a while of staring at the middle one (original size) it began to look more like tentacle to me

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #5 on: March 26, 2007, 11:04:09 pm
The third one looks best ;)

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #6 on: March 26, 2007, 11:55:07 pm

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #7 on: March 27, 2007, 06:18:47 am
Overall they remind me more of tooth cartoons (like the kind some dentists have on posters) than skulls.
Perhaps you should do something about the shape on the top, so it looks less squared.

And yeah, the third one looks the best.

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #8 on: March 27, 2007, 04:09:48 pm
I'd agree with the third, the teeth are of cartoon-y size, but not that distracting.
A mighty fine improvement.

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Re: Skull Emotes [WIP]

Reply #9 on: March 27, 2007, 10:04:27 pm


Those are the six I currently have completed
I also rounded out the top to make it more skull like

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