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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #10 on: March 28, 2007, 12:36:10 pm
Great improvement on the original, its always nice to see that.

I am loving the whole picture, except I would just think that on his left leg you would not be able to see his ankle? Or am I wrong there? That's just in contrast to the right leg, is all.
Apart from that, nothing seems too wrong or out of place to me, good work!
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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #11 on: March 28, 2007, 03:49:42 pm

ok. that's it. done.  :'( (tears of joy) a few minor edits. i'll probably be the only one who notices them, but oh well
I am loving the whole picture, except I would just think that on his left leg you would not be able to see his ankle? Or am I wrong there? That's just in contrast to the right leg, is all.
well, i made it so that the bottom of each pant leg lined up, and just drew in some ankles.  i wanted the cuffs to be a little high, so i guess i'm going to leave it like that.
anyway, thanks for all the help with this project, and now i'll go ahead and start on Tetsuo...
« Last Edit: March 28, 2007, 03:58:03 pm by infinity+1 »

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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #12 on: March 29, 2007, 12:22:41 am
Are you sure this is finished? I see a lot you could do to make it better. You use 22 colors where you don't need more than 16. You had three colors that were just used for a few pixels each. If that's a sweater, why not dither it to give it a sweater texture? Your darkest shades were too close to black, both getting lost in it, and making a big jump from the darkness to the main shades, which is easy to fix. The knees were too high I think. The shoes were in a flat perspective that doesn't help this piece I feel. There's so much pixel-level aa and tweaking that would go a long way to make this much better. The colors could be made to work a bit better together, pull it closer a bit. Do you really need the black outline? In my edit I didn't use one but I don't think I'm losing any distinction or getting any blurry limbs or anything. On the pants, why not try the dithering tint thing, it gives it pleasant texture and hue variation.


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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #13 on: March 29, 2007, 02:37:52 pm
latest edit:
taking pretty much all of the advice you gave, i've done a major overhaul with your edit as a reference. i'm still not done, obviously, but this was a big step forward.
i have to admit, this is the first time someone has made an edit of my work, and it was a little awkward feeling, but honestly, it made me learn to be a better pixel artist, so thanks.
oh yeah, i kept the knees a the same hight  :D
« Last Edit: March 29, 2007, 04:22:52 pm by infinity+1 »

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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #14 on: March 30, 2007, 02:36:45 pm
I liked your older one more. The new edit removed a lot of the contrast and personality. The new one just feels a lot more blurry and grey - his hair looks more greasy rather than shiny, and the way you removed the outline from the left arm makes it seem thinner and well, awkward.

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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #15 on: March 30, 2007, 03:04:52 pm
hmm..i guess we'll just have to agree to disagree   :)

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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #16 on: March 30, 2007, 03:09:05 pm
The knees are too high in yours as Helm stated. The upperleg bone is the longest bone in the human body. Like this he looks really odd to me.
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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #17 on: March 31, 2007, 02:11:33 am
well, if two people say its bothersome, then i'll take a shot at changing it:
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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #18 on: March 31, 2007, 08:48:02 am
 Great job man. Looks good. I agree with Helm on that one about the  sweater. A dithering can make the sweater look more sweaty :D. His left shoe is pillow shaded. It's alirhgt to leave in my opinion. You can change it if you like.

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Re: Sweater Kaneda

Reply #19 on: March 31, 2007, 06:36:49 pm
The lower knees look much better.