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Art by z5x1

Post by SL-KoL-yaN » July 6th, 2014, 3:47 pm

Good time all! My friend z5x1 make images of units. He can't speak english well. But he want to hear, what you think about this image?

P.S. It's a hunter.
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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by Lord-Knightmare » July 6th, 2014, 6:41 pm

For starters, the hunter's right hand appears shorter than his left and there is also an issue where his trousers seem to be continuous with the cloak/cape.

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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by Infinite_Reflection » July 6th, 2014, 7:27 pm

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Post by StandYourGround » July 6th, 2014, 7:45 pm

That's team-color. It will change depending on team in game.
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Post by Dugi » July 6th, 2014, 7:57 pm

Knightmare, you've told it too negatively. The sprite looks pretty good overall, it just has a few faults. You should start by telling that it's good, not start listing flaws you've found.

I think that the sprite looks good, just his right shoulder's position is somewhat uncertain and his left knee is somewhat weird, like if his pants were somewhat oversized there. His left foot's position is also somewhat awkward. Also, maybe his belt's central part could me moved 1-2 pixels higher (geometrically, the elliptic shape of his belt should have more excentricity).

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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by doofus-01 » July 7th, 2014, 5:10 am

It's not bad, but a few things:
1. Don't try to fit in all detail as if you took a photograph of a bowhunter and shrunk him down to 68 pixels. Little details won't work at this scale, that's why the Wesnoth sprites have cartoonish proportions.
2. Think of the sprite as a simple object, say a bowling pin, and get the overall shading from a light-source in the upper-right-hand direction. You shaded the details well enough, but overall, it looks a bit flat.
3. Don't be afraid of outlines. Outlines can be an eyesore if done wrong, but they can help the sprite pop out of the surroundings. The sprites are basically icons, so this is desirable.

Look at the mainline horsemen, saurians, and maybe dwarves(?), Some other mainline sprites, like many of the elves, are in need of an update and should not be looked to as models.

Hope that helps.
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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by SL-KoL-yaN » July 7th, 2014, 8:14 am

z5x1 wants to tell you "thanks for all comments and specialy thanks for Dugi & doofus-01"

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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by z5x1 » July 10th, 2014, 2:24 pm

I checked) My new arts, I beg to comment
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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by Crow_T » July 11th, 2014, 1:06 am

These are looking good- only crit from me is to be careful when using straight lines, or parts like the wooden shield or the uh, Russian guy's leg armor where there could be more color variation.

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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by z5x1 » July 13th, 2014, 4:16 pm

Part of my faction, specs, repainting spec regs. Any comments?
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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by z5x1 » November 19th, 2014, 1:10 pm

Hello everyone! How to you my new art? Please of criticism and advice :)
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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by Paulomat4 » November 19th, 2014, 1:19 pm

these look quite nice! good job! :)
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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by z5x1 » November 19th, 2014, 2:03 pm

Thank you :)

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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by z5x1 » November 19th, 2014, 2:41 pm

And a little work on the northerners
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Re: Art by z5x1

Post by z5x1 » November 26th, 2014, 4:32 pm

My new sprites northerners
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