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scary mockup

on: December 16, 2008, 11:39:49 pm
I know it isn't much, but it's the best tree I've ever come up with and I'd like some crits on it please.

I'm afraid the leaves should maybe cast a shadow over the top of the trunk/vines, but I wasn't sure how to go about that without ruining the entire piece.

Thanks.
« Last Edit: December 17, 2008, 01:31:43 am by Joseph »

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Re: scary mockup

Reply #1 on: December 17, 2008, 09:26:37 am
Tree? I don't see a tree in that peice... o__o;;

Just three objects down the bottom, the flooring and a sky.

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Re: scary mockup

Reply #2 on: December 17, 2008, 09:33:52 am
I think the 'sky' is a large canopy stretching horizontally over the top of the piece, and the left most 'object' is a tree trunk.

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Re: scary mockup

Reply #3 on: December 17, 2008, 10:00:23 am
I think the pixel technique is okay, but the colors doesn't create a scary mood. I made an edit and just altered the palette

mine <-> yours


some ideas:
* change the ground. Don't use bright colors much. Low contrast and curly forms
* add some variations in the treetop (branches, leaves, holes...)

[edit]

maybe in that direction?
« Last Edit: December 17, 2008, 11:16:30 am by Rosse »

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Re: scary mockup

Reply #4 on: December 17, 2008, 11:05:29 am
I vote for trees in the backdrop as well as a darker crown, I actually enjoy the colours though.

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Re: scary mockup

Reply #5 on: December 17, 2008, 02:41:00 pm
yep, I planned on having darker trees in the background.  by scary, I meant more of a tim burton scary.

I like your ground colors rosse, but it's an entirely different style than what I was originally aiming towards.
thanks for the input though.