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Re: ghype's Daily Art

Post by ghype » April 10th, 2018, 11:07 pm

Here goes my first post...
Always wondered why there isnt a full skeleton faction yet out. For some reason they all enden up having horns

spear fighter (lv1), guard (lv2), fortress(lv3)

As far as I remember:
shield + armor from RE (Vyncyn) - recolored
shoes from Burned Lich RE (Vyncyn) - recolored

EDIT: do you think the transparent background is better then the dirt terrain? I could use grass terrain too
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Re: ghype's Daily Art

Post by ghype » April 11th, 2018, 6:53 pm

Daily Art #2

second advancement to the spear fighter, the banner skel.

spear fighter (lv1), frontliner (lv2), banner-bone(lv3)

As far as I remember:
flag (banner) from RE (Vyncyn) - recolored
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #2

Post by ForestDragon » April 11th, 2018, 7:13 pm

Excellent sprites! However, I think it add more variety if the advancements had unique headgear, like, for example, helmets.
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #2

Post by ghype » April 12th, 2018, 4:03 pm

Thank you Forest Dragon. I agree that they coul need some variation for lv2/3 on the headgear. maybe i am just not used to see Skels with helms and other stuff

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Re: ghype's Daily Art #3

Post by ghype » April 12th, 2018, 4:19 pm

Here is day three's Artwork:
The Lich-Lord/King line

Lich Adept (lv1), Lich Lord (lv2), Lich King (lv3), Lich Overlord (lv4)

As far as I remember:
adept body by Great_Mage_Atari (changed head, edited scarf)
crown (lv4) + body (lv3)+ cape (lv3) from WOTG (author unknown)
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #3

Post by ForestDragon » April 12th, 2018, 5:39 pm

These look great! Small suggestion: it would be nice if the lvl4's crown had a dark-yellow outline instead of black. also, the lvl2/3 look like they're facing southwest and not southeast :hmm:
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #4

Post by ghype » April 13th, 2018, 8:03 pm

ForestDragon: your opinions are very welcome. all these untis are part of a faction which is already done.
I will re-work all unit images upon release and make use of all of your suggestion since they all are helpful.

About the lv2/3: i found one way to make unit advancement variate more in order to franken more easier.
i select the entire sprite (i work in photoshop) and flip/mirror it horizontally, but keep the the head facing to the southeast corner.
this way the body faces the other way, but ultimately the unit looks still in the right way.
u will see this technique in many more sprite coming in the future.

as we talk, here is the #4 dayily art, this time the second advancement for the lich adept:

Lich Adept (lv1), Lich Underlord (lv2), Lich Tyran (lv3)
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #5

Post by ghype » April 14th, 2018, 2:29 pm

Here a new line, the witch line.
Basically took the female default adept line and turned it into female skeletal line.

Witch (lv1), Sorceress (lv2), Maistresse (lv3)

As far as I remember:
lv2 headwear + lv3 backwear from Eoma/Destroyers (Inferno8)
lv3 staff from Extended Era/Dark Elves (Noyga/Mythological)
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #5

Post by Flameslash » April 14th, 2018, 3:45 pm

Got to say I really like these sprites, not only are they individually good looking, but the advancement lines are clear and cohesive.

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Re: ghype's Daily Art #5

Post by The_Gnat » April 15th, 2018, 12:27 am

Nice I really like the sprites you have made! Would you be okay if I used a few in my add-on?

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Re: ghype's Daily Art #6

Post by ghype » April 15th, 2018, 6:34 pm

@ Flameslash: thanks alot. but still i have more respect to those who actually draw their sprites from scratch. mine are not.

@The_Gnat: You are entirely free to use the sprites as you want as soon as I posted all my skels (not many are left). Give it a couple more days so you can see all of them and maybe make a better plan on how you want to use the sprites-

Here is the second advancement to the skeletal witch at daily art #6. Note that i took this advancement out of the coming faction since its makes faction-wise no sense anymore, but not posting the sprite would be a shame.

Witch (lv1), Wraith (lv2), Banshee (lv3)

As far as I remember:
Here is the thing. I do not remember where i found the base sprite for the lv2 so i can not credit it. But all i did was recolouring her initial red robe to the default undead dark robe and give her some horns.
Starting from there I simply made her robe bigger, her hair longer and the horns bigger for the lv3.

EDIT: So to say, this is nor really my work, i havent franken much here. I just recolored and added an advancement for an unit which haven had one yet.
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #7 - Horned Skeletons

Post by ghype » April 16th, 2018, 2:53 pm

Here is #7. The Skeletal Horse Rider

Horse Rider (lv1), Horse Fighter (lv2), Horse Fighter (lv3)

As far as I remember:
spear lv2 + lv3 from EoMa/Dark Blood (Inferno8)
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #8 - Horned Skeletons

Post by ghype » April 17th, 2018, 10:23 am

Here is the the second advancement for the rider:

Horse Rider (lv1), Horse Mage (lv2), Horse Mage Knight (lv3)

As far as I remember:
spear lv2 + lv3 from WoTG (author as usally not credited by Chaos, but i remember i saw some similar sprites by Sleepwalker, so could be him)

EDIT: on further research Chaos edited Sleepwalkers mounted lich, credit goes to both of them
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Re: ghype's Daily Art #8 - Horned Skeletons

Post by Ravana » April 17th, 2018, 11:58 am

These last 2 units look great.

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Re: ghype's Daily Art #9 - Horned Skeletons

Post by ghype » April 18th, 2018, 4:48 pm

Here is a new line. It wont appear in the faction unfortunately, but i really like the lv1 sprite.
the lv2/lv3 feel a bit off tho..

Skeletal Hero (lv1), Skeletal Bone Shooter (lv2), Skeletal Headhunter (lv3)

As far as I remember:
lv1/lv2/lv3 armor comes mainly from Minotaur / Era of Strike (various artist)
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