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Title: Portrait
Pixel Artist: Vertigo-Zero  (Level 9 Necrophiliac :: 12599 points)
Posted: 11/16/2007 09:15
Statistics:  12 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

For the "Spoiler" weekly challenge
I wanted a steam punks style, but I couldnt get the goggles etc. to look good, I hope it is still good enough...
(Dont looks for the steam punks style because I left all of it out, the picture didnt work with only half of it)

Pics of me to compare it with:
http://xd-wouter-xd.hyves.nl/album/19132086/Iedereen/Dv9p/

W.I.P.: (Also had a larger sketch but deleted it...)
http://boomers.onninet.com/wip.png

Edit: Removed the communicator and uploaded WIP
(You might have to hit F5 in order to see difference)

Second edit: Uploaded it with the theme, o dont have time a.t.m. to improve it... :( (Preview pic is still normal)

Third edit: Followed Adams advice, more muscular yaw, bigger mouth and another go at the theme. :D


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Vertigo-Zero (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 11/17/2007 14:04

Wow thanks Adam :P and the edit is appreciated, even though it makes me look like a nerd XD (fits the style I guess...) Ill try to improve it some more now, thanks :D

Edit: Followed his advice, check the description :)


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Adam (Level 9 Major General) @ 11/17/2007 08:09

Hmm. The update has the fantasy touch now but it doesn't really screams steampunk to me. I'd recommend some classic glasses like http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v157/pembroke/pixeljoint/vertigo_portrait.gif ( I apologise, couldn' resist to make an edit - instead of working on my own piece) You could even enhance it with the background - some gears would do the trick.

On the portrait part I agree with jalonso. Not quite you but definiately a close relative. Maybe a bit wider mouth and a bit more masculine jaw woud bring it closer to you.


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dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 11/16/2007 17:02
I agree with AdamPlays. You have plenty of time (I guess) to add something to this.

The portrait side of it looks good...

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AdamPlays (Level 6 SWAT) @ 11/16/2007 11:20

Good work, but I couldn't vote for it because of the content.   Add elf ears or something simple to make it more fantasy.  


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Vertigo-Zero (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 11/16/2007 10:16
As I said, the fantasy element is nowhere :S as you can see in the W.I.P. it didnt work out the way i wanted it... Google steam punks if you want to know what I was going for when making those other versions

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Vertigo-Zero (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 11/16/2007 10:14
yay :D thanks yal... I feel the same way, it looks like me a little, but doesnt feel like me at all

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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/16/2007 10:06
You did a great job here. Doesn't look like you exactly but the essence is there and it looks like you. Best so far (with ref pic).

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Vertigo-Zero (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 11/16/2007 09:55
ok im uploading the wip... and the grey is a communicator... XD

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greenraven (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 11/16/2007 09:41
Also might get rid of the gray from the ear.

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