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CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« on: March 19, 2015, 02:00:01 am »
Well I made this stuff as my profile.


New version with lots of bloom.



Hopefully I'll add an animal at some point.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2015, 06:18:09 am »
He he, nice art. I just wonder why the grass is blurry when the zebra isn't though.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2015, 09:09:52 am »
Looks good :D
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2015, 11:19:31 am »
Yup it looks pretty cool. I like both the bloom and bloomless version. :)
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2015, 11:27:46 am »
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.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2015, 11:29:07 am »
I think by blur he really meant noise.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2015, 11:32:08 am »
The horizon blur doesn't look that weird though
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2015, 11:45:02 am »
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.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2015, 02:41:20 am »
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?
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2015, 03:02:41 am »
That looks really good. So just larger gradient steps?
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2015, 03:03:30 am »
Yeah or you could maybe try a mix of checkerboards and even greater gradient steps.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2015, 07:28:34 am »
Personally I prefer gradient over dithering.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2015, 08:09:12 am »
Depends, sometime dithering looks better IMO
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2015, 08:17:43 am »
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.
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Re: CKH4's Pixel Art and Such
« Reply #14 on: March 20, 2015, 09:06:42 am »
Yeah i agree
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