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Re: Sunday, time to work.

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powershot wrote:@Doofus: I don't think it will work, maybe a diffrent eye shape?
More like a cat's eye? Then you could use the mainline "attacks/gaze.png"

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Re: Sunday, time to work.

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A little notice; much like another statement about your Vulcans living underground, a bow might not be the best idea in water. If they are, by chance, a race that preffers to attack on land, a crossbow might be a better choice, since it has a faster and stronger firepower (if you can call it that :P ), and can get farther in the water than a bow can. I know it doesn't sound very elvish, but that would make more sense than a regular bow, I think.
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Re: Sunday, time to work.

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In my slightly less than professional opinion, way too much thought is going into this. I understand (as we all should) that WINR. Yet, Archanix has a valid argument. Bow+Water=???. Doesn't seem too good of an idea now, does it? As for the Vulcan race (and other races included) you need to not only think outside the box, but also be original in the making of your races. Like the Bow underwater theory. You're basing the Vulcans so much off of the Elves that you are forgetting to make the whole thing make sense.

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Re: Sunday, time to work.

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What I'm making is a Water elf not a Vulcan.

Maybe I'll frank a crossbow later.
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Re: Sunday, time to work.

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:annoyed: It was an example. Elves have always been known for their skill in Archery. Plus, elves are beings of the land, and I think a Water Elf would be some sort of Hybrid if it is to live in the water. Like I said before, a bow in water would not make sense at all. So if you want an elf, your best choice is to have elves that live near the water, but not in it.

You might be better off making a new race all together, instead of making one that has very little simularities of the race it is based off. If you take out the bow and add fins, or gills, or whatnot, you have a completely different being. Either stick with it being on land, or creating a new race would be the best choices.

I do believe there is a topic within the forums that explains when to make a new race instead of using an existing one, but where I found it, I do not remember :hmm: .)
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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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Sorry I didn't use the cross bow.

Here is everything except the face:
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Some of the parts may look the same since I used the royal guard and Master bowman as pixel references.

This is great for my 4th original sprite. It's almost like mainline. :)
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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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powershot wrote: This is great for my 4th original sprite. It's almost like mainline.
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Okay, maybe not.

here is an update, should I lose the smile:
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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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...How to word this nicely... It ain't mainline quality, sorry ti say. It's not even add-on era quality.. So yes. :annoyed:

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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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Well... It'll be added to era of three worlds.

And here:
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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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It's not so bad.
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I kinda like it. Stylised, yes, somewhat nascent, but if the other Wesnoth art hadn't gotten so good, this water elf wouldn't look too bad in comparison.

I wonder how it will look facing the wrong way versus other Wesnoth sprites, and it seems a bit big too. But you've got to start somewhere. Original art is always better than Frankensteins.
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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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Great_Mage_Atari wrote:...How to word this nicely... It ain't mainline quality, sorry ti say. It's not even add-on era quality.. So yes. :annoyed:
mainline quality, not by a long shot. But dont be too hard on him, its not terrible theres definetly worse add on stuff.

@powershot: Sprites generally face toward the right :wink:

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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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I agree about worse add-on stuff

Almost done:
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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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Is the man in the pic riding a camel?

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Re: My water elf and shinobody portraits

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@ powershot For some reason, I think if you added a neck, it might look better. :L
Use a shade or so darker to highlight the ending of the face and blend it downwards to create a shadow giving more depth. ( a little bit of the blending ) Then continue with the face colour/pattern.

Btw is it wearing a body suit as the hands are coloured in the clothing colour of grey.
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