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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #30 on: August 03, 2009, 01:45:54 am
It's lookin good, lil bro!   i think u need to fix the shape of his head tho, if u look at it you'll see that it looks like a ball
maybe u need to look at a real cat.
(and just between me and u, u already knew that i didnt know what i was talking about when i started. DUH!!  When do i know what im talkin about??)
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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #31 on: August 03, 2009, 04:09:28 pm
~*McMuffn*~: I am looking at a real cat. Remember what we've been saying about references?

Here's the dealio; If you mirror your image your brain can figure out more mistakes. (Learned that from EvilEye) So I mirrored the image and found some more errors:


Then I mirrored it again and here's the newest update:
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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #32 on: August 03, 2009, 04:36:54 pm
i think u should give up  it looked better before u mirrored it
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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #33 on: August 03, 2009, 04:57:54 pm
It does not seem to be very readable as a cat; it looks like a demon or somehting. Maybe giving it a nose or whiskers would help it look like a cat.
I made an edit:

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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #34 on: August 03, 2009, 05:42:27 pm
The problem I have with this piece is that it simply does not look like the subject intended. I suggest you study the reference in much more detail.

I don't think that a cartoony style is what you should be going for right now actually. Not if you want to eventually become better at pixel art. You're trying to shade an imaginary shape, which is such an abstract concept that it will not teach you anything about how light falls on an actual existing shape.

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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #35 on: August 03, 2009, 08:05:36 pm
Alright, but I want to keep working on this peice. Cuz I've given up on alot of my work, so...

Anyway, do you guys have any tips on how to make him look furry, or how to make the whiskers? I tried to make whiskers and it looked like crap. Plus, everyone keeps talking about the shape of his head. What do you want me do? I think his head looks fine. ::)

NEW UPDATE ONCE MORE:


oops...I got transperncy and accidently made his eye transparent. I'll be fixing that. 8)
« Last Edit: August 03, 2009, 08:09:40 pm by CommanderD »
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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #36 on: August 03, 2009, 09:05:22 pm
Listen to the advice given and start from scratch, you can't do much on your present version.
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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #37 on: August 03, 2009, 11:44:27 pm
-- and when they say start from scratch, they don't mean abandon this project/thread and to pick another one - they mean to stay in this thread, stay focused on a cat, grab a reference (such as the two provided, or use a real life photo of a cat instead), work on that and see what you learn and show us, THEN see how you can re-imagine this existing 'crazy cat'.

Do it and it's rather likely you will wind up very happy with yourself.
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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #38 on: August 03, 2009, 11:49:00 pm
his eyes should be lookin the other way. it looks like his head is all twisted up.
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Re: Crazy Cat [WIP]

Reply #39 on: August 04, 2009, 12:04:16 am
I reshaped the head and did whiskers now, so I don't want to start all over again. That's why I got mad on all my other threads. I want to keep working on the same (exact) peice.

I'll update later.
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