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Offline qunit

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MystcTree

on: July 30, 2008, 04:09:24 pm
hi all

Im new here. my nameis Yaron, im 21, live in Israel, just got realsed from the army. i have been pixeling for the last 5 years ( and at the last 3 years, being in the army and all, i slowed down a bit...)
thats all about me, hope it will e fun :)

anyhoo.. this is a piece i have been working for the last 2 days. i think its allrigh but the woman sitting there is bugging me for some reason... if you have ideas how to improve her i would like to hear it.
besides any cnc is welcomed



**edit** fixed the leg
« Last Edit: July 30, 2008, 11:03:40 pm by qunit »
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Re: MystcTree

Reply #1 on: July 30, 2008, 05:57:29 pm
Hello Qunit.

I think this looks great , but the whole piece suffers from strong jaggies and strange black borderdots. Itīs almost like you'we used Magic Wand Tool in photoshop and deleted a black background. If you can smooth out the outline i think it will look even more awsome.

Also the flower in her hair. I would guess its supposed to be stuck with it's stalk behind her ear, but it reads as if its in front of her face atm. I Would have some of the hair go infront of the flower and slightly adjust the angle having the flower looking away from us.

Her left foot seems twisted and broken in a painful way, have it go behind her right food also to have it avoid looking like they grow into eachother.

And Welcome to Pixelation :)
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Re: MystcTree

Reply #2 on: July 30, 2008, 06:38:22 pm
I don't like the black shading, either. Especially the dithering with it.

I think you can push the dithering a little further by adding some more in-between/blending colors

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Re: MystcTree

Reply #3 on: July 30, 2008, 07:09:54 pm
sorry for the question but what is"dithering" ?
as i said i have been out of the buisness for some time :)
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Re: MystcTree

Reply #4 on: July 30, 2008, 07:17:48 pm
Dither is the pixel pattern you used in the shading of the rocks.

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Re: MystcTree

Reply #5 on: July 30, 2008, 09:24:34 pm
Hello. That's pretty awesome. A big Henk Nieborg influence, am I right?

Question for you, how do you feel about those outside black or dark pixels making a broken outline on the piece? We call this 'selout' (from 'selective outlining') and some people like it, others don't. If you were to evaluate that technique yourself what would you say it's achieving and at what cost?

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Re: MystcTree

Reply #6 on: July 30, 2008, 09:53:45 pm
well, firt - tnx for the explations on the terms..
secondly, i kinda like this kind of outlining, i think it makes your painting stand fo itself/
Meaning that until i will not make a BG for it have to stand nicely for any BG color - therefor the thick outlining is nesecery i think
besides it gives more depth to the image, yeh  it might look messy but its ok.. things atrife are not so smooth too :)

anyway thats how i see it

still - something is buggig me with the lady... maybe its the pallate, maybe the face, the hair, i trie alot for her and she doesnt seem to fit in ... it kinda drives me mad...
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Re: MystcTree

Reply #7 on: July 30, 2008, 10:36:07 pm
Maybe it's that she has no back?
Oh yes naked women are beautiful
But I like shrimps more haha ;)

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Re: MystcTree

Reply #8 on: July 31, 2008, 12:17:42 am
Beautiful.=) I think if you go for a face it would benefit greatly.=)

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Re: MystcTree

Reply #9 on: July 31, 2008, 06:31:37 am
Don't you think the single black broken outline pixels on say, the hand, defeat the same purpose you said they serve? Namely they seem like 'holes' in the paper against a light background color such us on pixelation's?