Shading Test

Shading Test

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Title: Shading Test
Pixel Artist: amerup  (Level 4 Murderer :: 1500 points)
Posted: 3/23/2008 12:34
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  3 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

Just testing out shading..

I know the dithering is unnecessary, but it shows a cool texture. :P

Please post advice, since I'm bad with palettes and shading. =)

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balls01 (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 6/11/2008 02:12
can i steal this style muahahaha

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amerup (Level 4 Murderer) @ 3/24/2008 07:13
Heh, I was trying to do this without references. The lightsource was intended to be on the top-left.
I tried added a shadow from the "beak", but it looked terrible..

I'll try to study shading and all, then make another one of these.

Thanks. =)

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Skull Master (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/23/2008 14:42
You always need to start by setting a lightsource. Is the light coming from the topleft, or left? If it's coming from the topleft, the beek should be casting a shadow over the neck. If it's coming from the left, then the topleft part of its head should be less bright. There are probably a bunch of tutorials for this sort of thing around here...

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