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Title: candle
Pixel Artist: Friend  (Level 3 Hatchikyu :: 10103 points)
Posted: 9/13/2013 15:00
Statistics:  8 comments    5 faves    0 avatars

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Friend (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 7/16/2014 08:25

good call.  Thank you!


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sulamith (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 11/12/2013 14:44

I think making the fire lighter than the candle body will help this thing to be more recognizable. And its outline shall be lighter as well. 


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moondrome (Level 7 Merfolk) @ 10/3/2013 07:56

 it has a painty style which I like , and good AA on the halo. suggestion of a surface under the candle would be nice for a realistic rendering :)


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Worriedcat (Level 1 Depressed) @ 9/20/2013 15:59

Its in swedish :/ He is a swedish artist, used to paint landscapes and nature but took a liking to studying lighting and open candle flames in the end of his life. Going to look around and see if I can find him again and give you a name at least


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Friend (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 9/19/2013 14:19

why thank you.  I drew the piece in an hour and a half in greyscale.  Then I literally changed the greys to colors in a minute

also, I'd be interested in that documentary.  where can I find it?


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Worriedcat (Level 1 Depressed) @ 9/19/2013 06:32

Sir, your coloring in this is amazing. Saw this documentary about an old man who had dedicated the last years of his life trying to draw candles and light. They came out very interesting, just like your candle. Great work.


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Friend (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 9/14/2013 10:58

it's a candle, and I'm not sure I understand your question.  How long must one practice shading? as long as it takes, I guess.  For me, who rarerly ever draws, this took me a couple of years.  If you have a desire to be great, just keep practicing, no matter how good you are now.  When I first joined this site, I was the worst pixel artist on the whole site.  Now, I'm still bad, but I've gotten better because I love pixels :)


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Mastro (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/14/2013 10:47

Sorry for the question, but what is that? I can't see, what that for a object/person is. x). The shading is nice. Why have you learn so a shading? Is that a profi-shading? Why long must you learn, for this shading?


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