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Quote blackdrazon Replybullet Topic: Top-Down Character Shading
    Posted: Yesterday at 9:41pm
I'm very new to this, but was trying to create some top-down view sprites like you might see in, say, Illusion of Gaia, Secret of Mana, or maybe Phantasy Star's overworld, etc. Unfortunately, I'm still having trouble learning shading and highlighting, and wasn't even sure what angle I should be lighting from for such a sprite (my example games disagree).  At this point, it was better to except to ask for help. 

Shading cloth has me particularly stumped.  I simplified and recoloured her shirt to the boring grey so that I could see my shading better. It's supposed to be a more interesting design, but until I get the shading right, I'm going to stick with grey.  I'm afraid that I haven't been able to settle on a mouth that I like yet, so she presently doesn't have one.

With and without hair:

Any help would be appreciated!
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