A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

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A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Dimond » 22 Jun 2008, 05:58

Hi Everyone!
I was looking on Google for necklaces, so I could get an idea.
I hope you like it.
Please tell me if it needs to be fixed up! :o
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Jaxad0127 » 22 Jun 2008, 06:05

It's a bit small. Try focusing more on the heart and less on the chain.
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by EJlol » 22 Jun 2008, 09:53

IMO the chain should be closed, like this:
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Dimond » 22 Jun 2008, 18:13

IMO?
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Felp » 22 Jun 2008, 18:14

IMO = In my opinion
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Dimond » 22 Jun 2008, 19:55

Okay, thanks.
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Thank ejlol it looks better now. :o
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Rotonen » 22 Jun 2008, 22:02

Much better does not still equal good or even decent.

Although with this rate of improvement those steps are not too far away.

And yes, small things and fine details are the absolute ultimate hardest thing in pixel art.
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Red Lord » 22 Jun 2008, 23:21

The ruby could still be a bit bigger, it is hardly noticable.
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Jetryl » 23 Jun 2008, 08:48

:| *sigh*

Here's how it's done, kids:

(Hint - caustics and refraction are what make pixelled glass or crystals look like what they are. They'll generally concentrate a weaker mote of light in the opposite corner of the primary specular highlight. Whether it's 'technically' correct for the lighting schema, it's generally 'the right thing to do' when working on small pixel art, because it's what been traditionally done even in the best of games.)
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Dimond » 24 Jun 2008, 00:53

Here is your version of my necklace.
I think I should of made the heart smaller... :(
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Jetryl » 24 Jun 2008, 01:06

Dimond wrote:Here is your version of my necklace.
I think I should of made the heart smaller... :(
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Any amulet is too small to be shown on the playerset. Amulets, just like jewelry in Seiken Densetsu 3, should only appear in the inventory UI.

So don't even try - there aren't enough pixels to draw that, no matter how good the artist is. I wasn't assuming you were - certainly not after seeing you draw the back of the chain.
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Rotonen » 24 Jun 2008, 13:01

Yes, definitely an inventory icon. Also could and already should go into the content.

It's great to have you around as a tutor/mentor and commentator, Jetryl. Should I come hang around your neighborhood in the Allacrost project too? :)
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Platyna » 21 Jul 2008, 16:26

Well I disagree, we surely should make it visible. And Dimond's drawing is very nice. And I may even bear to listen to rap to get it done.

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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Len » 21 Jul 2008, 16:36

Platyna wrote:Well I disagree, we surely should make it visible. And Dimond's drawing is very nice. And I may even bear to listen to rap to get it done.

Regards.
I think we should treat it as an abstract
Jetryl- the outline on the necklace seems like a little much
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Re: A Heart Gold Ruby Necklace

Post by Jaxad0127 » 21 Jul 2008, 16:39

How about keeping this one abstract and making an over-sized one for Platyna?
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