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CKH4's Pixel Art and Such

Started by CKH4, March 19, 2015, 02:00:01 am

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CKH4

March 19, 2015, 02:00:01 am Last Edit: March 19, 2015, 09:35:57 pm by CKH4
Well I made this stuff as my profile.


New version with lots of bloom.



Hopefully I'll add an animal at some point.


Duke "Tape" Eiyeron

He he, nice art. I just wonder why the grass is blurry when the zebra isn't though.

Snektron

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Streetwalrus

Yup it looks pretty cool. I like both the bloom and bloomless version. :)

CKH4

Eiyeron what's blurry about the grass?

So I'm planning to change the bloom from the ground to the sky so that it doesn't look so weird at the horizon line. The clouds are supposed to look sort of like cotton candy. I might also animate it but the shadow will be a pain so I don't know.


Streetwalrus

I think by blur he really meant noise.

Snektron

The horizon blur doesn't look that weird though
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CKH4

Ohhhh, the grass has noise because I was trying to make it look like some plains. Also I'm going to remove the image for a bit because I found a way to contact the person who made the zebra.

I think that the horizon will look much better with the blue extending down but I'll see which looks better.


DJ Omnimaga

March 20, 2015, 02:41:20 am #8 Last Edit: March 20, 2015, 02:57:54 am by DJ Omnimaga
I like it. Since I like retro gaming I kinda prefer the first, though. Maybe you could try to mimic NES/SNES style gradients?

EDIT: Maybe like this?

CKH4

That looks really good. So just larger gradient steps?


DJ Omnimaga

Yeah or you could maybe try a mix of checkerboards and even greater gradient steps.

Streetwalrus

Personally I prefer gradient over dithering.

Snektron

Depends, sometime dithering looks better IMO
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Duke "Tape" Eiyeron

The right part (gradient) kills the pixel art feeling. Usually pixel art is used in low palette devices (like 4,8,16 cors and so on). adding colors to blend the grass is strange with pixel art. But do as you want.

Snektron

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