[WIP] SERPENT BOSS

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[WIP] SERPENT BOSS

Post by vuthh » Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:31 pm

what do you say guys? :?:
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Re: SERPENT BOSS

Post by Alige » Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:43 pm

Lacks shading, color, texture. Moreover a monster needs a spritesheet, not a single image. If that is your first work on pixel art, great job! Keep it up!

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Re: SERPENT BOSS

Post by Tiana » Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:33 pm

There was also work done previously on a this type of mob: http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopi ... snake+lord

No harm in trying to make a better one - but maybe keep them all on the same thread.
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Re: SERPENT BOSS

Post by vuthh » Fri Sep 02, 2011 3:26 pm

i know but im a beginner
i see it that give me and idea to help for the developement of mana
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Re: SERPENT BOSS

Post by enchilado » Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:55 am

The shape could do with some improvement - making the coils a bit more rounded, and the face more snake-like, but the main problem is your shading. Firstly, the outline shouldn't have a value of less than about 15 (and can often be 20 or 25), and it should be the darkest part of the sprite. You've used pure black, which of course has a Value of 0, and also brought it inside the sprite to use as the spots.

Much more noticeable is the lack any lighter or darker areas. Parts of an object facing toward the lightsource (and with nothing obscuring them) will be lit, and parts of an object away from the lightsource (or with something obscuring them) will be dark. Here's a quick example.
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(Please also note that all graphics development threads should have a tag in their title; I've added a [WIP] one for you.)
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Re: [WIP] SERPENT BOSS

Post by ChefChelios » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:04 am

All i can see is a good concept. (Great job!). but you(Ali&Enchi) talk about shading, textures&co... Thats just wrong... Plz read some old topics. First we need a good outline... Next is the animation... And at least colour, shading and or texture... Do it step by step and dont talk about the finished art! Plz stop spitting out your knowledge to the beginners! this is irritating to new ppl... I know my English is bad but i hope you know what i want to talk about...
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Re: [WIP] SERPENT BOSS

Post by salmondine » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:29 am

+1 chef this is concept art and, I like the concept.
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