Dark Knights Helm

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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Bankai777 » 09 Aug 2008, 03:55

ok i just finished a new version i added some styling to make it look more sinister i hope u guys enjoy this oh and i also worked on the clear spots =]
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by kr0n05931 » 09 Aug 2008, 04:04

It looks nice but there is too much contrast between the dark and medium colors on image #3.
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Crush » 09 Aug 2008, 20:25

Stop fiddling around with color correction and details. The light direction and how you visualize it is just plain wrong. Learn more about shading and then redo it - from scratch!

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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Bankai777 » 09 Aug 2008, 21:38

ill redo it all i was starting to feel it was going the wrong way anyway

i felt like putting this up for some reason xD
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Rotonen » 10 Aug 2008, 18:05

That's a beginning for the outline, but you should be just a bit more careful with your pixels and shapes. Also why not take advantage of mirroring with the shape?
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Bankai777 » 10 Aug 2008, 23:49

for me it looks to weird i want it to be special in different ways on different sides its jut how i do things :mrgreen:
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by yosuhara » 10 Aug 2008, 23:56

Bankai777 wrote:ill redo it all i was starting to feel it was going the wrong way anyway

i felt like putting this up for some reason xD
if you're aiming towards somewhat solid outline you should clean it up and get the right shapes otherwise you're wasting your time...
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Bankai777 » 11 Aug 2008, 16:26

hmmmm i understand *works on shape again*
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Bankai777 » 28 Aug 2008, 03:31

ive been working on the shading and stuff i also have more knowledge about this now because at school they taught us how to shade the right way so im trying to apply it to my work its not done yet but i wanna see if this can pass
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Jaxad0127 » 28 Aug 2008, 04:06

The direction is just a bit off, it needs to come from the SW, you have it coming from the west. Or at least it appears that way.
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by kr0n05931 » 28 Aug 2008, 04:17

Also, the top shading is quite nice, but the bottom of the helmet around the mouth looks very flat. Try putting a darker color on the very side in high contrast to a lighter color on the SW side to fix the flatness.
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Crush » 28 Aug 2008, 13:27

It is definitely an improvement. Just put the highlight a tiny bit further up and right and you got it.
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by i » 28 Aug 2008, 15:28

Bankai777: looks better now. Also try making outline less visible. That could help a lot.
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Bankai777 » 29 Aug 2008, 01:47

jaxad0127 wrote:The direction is just a bit off, it needs to come from the SW, you have it coming from the west. Or at least it appears that way.
well ive been trying that but as you can see from my past versions i ended up with the sun on the bottem left of the char so i think thats the best way for me to do that =]
Frozen Knight wrote:Also, the top shading is quite nice, but the bottom of the helmet around the mouth looks very flat. Try putting a darker color on the very side in high contrast to a lighter color on the SW side to fix the flatness.
i will work on that
Crush wrote:It is definitely an improvement. Just put the highlight a tiny bit further up and right and you got it.
i will also work on that =D
i wrote: looks better now. Also try making outline less visible. That could help a lot.
mmm i see what cha mean by that ill fix it
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Re: Dark Knights Helm

Post by Bankai777 » 21 Sep 2008, 02:26

i was messing around in gimp yesterday and i know you guys hate it when i do this stuff but i think i culd work off some of these designs =D
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