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Offline Savaril

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Gah... Help me. [WIP]

on: July 11, 2008, 08:04:16 am
I'm not very good at making pixel art, but I thought i'd try my hand at a golem anyways. And It didn't turn out very well..



I need help with the head, and the lowerbody..

tips and edits are more than welcome.

« Last Edit: July 11, 2008, 08:16:57 am by Savaril »

Offline Ryan Cordel

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Re: Gah... Help me. [WIP]

Reply #1 on: July 11, 2008, 08:38:16 am
Reminds me of Regirock (Pokemon.)... Anywho.

I think you should have longer and larger legs. Even if he's all rock, his upper area is massive compared to the tiny stature of his legs. As for his face.: Well, suggest you go something akin for the shoulders or chest, can't suggest much. Nice work though, but try to include some highlights and shadows to deepen the cracks there?

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Re: Gah... Help me. [WIP]

Reply #2 on: July 11, 2008, 04:44:55 pm
I made some quick changes to your golem. Hope it helps you even a little  ;D

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Re: Gah... Help me. [WIP]

Reply #3 on: July 11, 2008, 06:18:45 pm
sorry batlorder, but i don't think your edit really takes this piece in a positive direction.
just getting rid of the outlines isn't going to change that it needs some stronger contrast.
i've doodled up something rough to show what i mean:

i'm using the same colors, with the addition of a brown

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Re: Gah... Help me. [WIP]

Reply #4 on: July 13, 2008, 12:15:15 am
I agree with Infinity. The Contrast is WOW to say the least. This piece reminds me of Maple Story for some odd reason. But the stand is a little unbalanced. The body and head fit wonderful but the puny legs look like its having trouble holding it up. It might be just be but thats the only thing i can notice at glance.

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Re: Gah... Help me. [WIP]

Reply #5 on: July 13, 2008, 03:30:02 pm
Addressing the issue Portrait raised:

All I did was edit its right leg to show what I think he meant. Having a wider footbase would give it more stability.

As for the contrast, I put the colors I used in the upper right of the picture, and the first problem I noticed is that the color you've used as the lightest part of the golem may be too close to white.
Instead I used the 2nd shade you used along with the third, and added in 2-3 shades of my own.
WIP