New javelin icon

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New javelin icon

Post by jaiton » Fri Feb 19, 2010 6:00 pm

I want to try myself in making icons. This is my first sketch.

* oh, i've forgot to make it transparent, will do it tomorrow, i need to hurry up now.
Please, post your comments.
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Re: New javelin icon

Post by Loisl » Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:36 am

Try to give it more texture and it will look more wooden.

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Re: New javelin icon

Post by potaton » Sat Feb 20, 2010 3:01 pm

That looks more like an crossbow bolt, no offense. Javelins don't have a large metal tip, or at least that big of on. Maybe you should try making a crossbow, that icon would be perfect for the ammo. :D
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Re: New javelin icon

Post by jaiton » Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:30 am

Yeah, I know. When I trying to imagine a javelin, I see something like roman "pilum", but drawing a pilum is fair complex task: at 32x32 it looks like toothpick (when fullscaled) or sword (when halfsized). Maybe trying to make a crossbow would be really better ). But, anyway I'll do some attempt to make this "bolt" to look like javelin.

P.S. I've made it transparent and with more wooden pole.

Oh, there is also previous variant of icon
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Re: New javelin icon

Post by Loisl » Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:53 am

Your previous version is even better in my oppinion.
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Re: New javelin icon

Post by jaiton » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:03 am

All my ideas of it has got an angled view, but inventory icons in the game are top-viewed, thats why last variant also top-viewed
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Re: New javelin icon

Post by Rotonen » Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:00 pm

The inventory icon perspective is dictated by the fact that we use the icons to portray the items on the ground.
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Re: New javelin icon

Post by jaiton » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:08 am

There is a crossbow icon.

How about it? I also got three color variants of it.
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with some wooden texture
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with some wooden texture and more contrast
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