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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/17/2011 04:44 commented on butts

The timing is very chuck Jones, something about the sword smear bothers me, but I can't put my finger on it.
I think it's the way it goes from being a smear, to like a black air effect cone, and then breaks off into whisps.

I think making it a solid mass blur effect, instead of a tapered cone and maybe streaking some of the swords lighter color as well would look better, but that's just an IMO thing. all in all really nice.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/16/2011 11:58 commented on Avatar : Lonesome idiot

<_< not alone... He's got the computer for company...



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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/16/2011 09:39 commented on 111014

Shooting him in the stomach isn't gonna help! 
Overall I like it, but I have a hard time reading it against the background, but that could just be my gamma.

The jacket underlighting is cool.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/16/2011 00:54 commented on Roger Wilco Revamped (South)

V2.
I edited it a bit, to make the torso compress and head bob, per suggestion.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/15/2011 22:41 commented on Roger Wilco Revamped (South)

@Frost - fixed to 26.

@CELS - I hadn't intended to make poor Roger gay. He is known for purple and sleeping in closets though isn't he?

@Stickman - he needs some compression along his torso, the head however, I think if I try to 'bob' it, it's going to look way too exaggerated, simply cause '1' pixel is a lot of bobbin' at this scale.

@Greenraven - I sense the farce in you, I'm guessing you are actually a fan of the original games.

@ Mathias - I do so love you capping my row of comments with a compliment, thank you.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/15/2011 13:27 commented on Mini Mage

I really like this, the scale and detail is great, and it's very clean.

I think the only thing I don't like about it is the face, it's got an rpg style head, which is okay, but there's something about the eye/eyes that bother me, like they're too low on the face or something.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/15/2011 00:52 commented on Roger Wilco Prototype

I shall defend my magenta to the death, to the death I tell you! 
All for magenta, hail that royal color, ALL HAIL.

The overeaction was for humors sake, sadly some things just don't translate well, like sarcasm.
Honestly, I thought about doing what Jeff Stewart did in his fan game, and make the arms black, but I really want a classic feel.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/14/2011 20:48 commented on Roger Wilco Prototype

 The original palette is very saturated, almost painfully if you check this http://spacequest.wikia.com/wiki/Evolution#Roger_Wilco, you can see how he's looked through the years. The color choices aren't all mine. 

And what the hell's wrong with magenta, pink can be a manly color. The fact that I'm gay myself has NOTHING to do with it... *shifty eyes* 

But to get back to what I was saying, I wanted his hair and skin 'light blonde and really peachy' to get away from the primary yellows, and neon oranges, that plagued the original sierra 8 pal. 

 



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ShonenAiGuy @ 1/18/2011 11:03 commented on Raven Avatar - Preanimation Version

 I can understand why you would think that, but this is frame 17 of a 22 frame animation. In the animation the bird turns it head to it's left (our right) which is why the Raven is off-center. 

I haven't gotten even close to finishing all the frames, and I needed a change-of-pace so it's on the back burner. Until then I wanted a decent avatar so I uploaded this. 

This is the preanimation version.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 1/18/2011 08:46 commented on Mechlants: Platform ~

 I agree that they're on the borderline, they're readable but not easily. IF you intended to play at resolution.

I think a bit more contrast between the background, and the foreground is needed. I have a hard time making out the individual sprites from the background at a glance.

The character itself is wonderful, very modern, and looks to be 7 heads high? A nice change from the more iconic graphics in most platformers which characters are depicted at 3 or 4.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 1/18/2011 08:36 commented on Raven Avatar - Preanimation Version

By popular demand the white line has been removed
 



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ShonenAiGuy @ 1/15/2011 06:26 commented on Tony Curtis Portrait

 I stick by the original color choice for the hair. But I can definitely understand how it could be distracting.

If I had it to do over, I might work the hair colors into the background as a pattern, as I find it kind of bland.

This might help balance the overall composition a little. 

I really appreciate everyone's critique, I'm getting my pixeler's legs under me again after a long hiatus and it really helps. 



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ShonenAiGuy @ 1/14/2011 11:08 commented on Self Portrait 2011

I like it, the color choice looks natural, really loving the color contrast, it all blends so well for a random palette.  



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ShonenAiGuy @ 1/14/2011 05:52 commented on A Diamond's Best Friend

 Yeah the likeness is a tad off, here's the reference photo. 

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/marilyn_monroe/images/marilyn_monroe_sig_335.jpg

It's been so long since Pixeled. It's like riding a bicycle sure, but it's an old bike, and I keep bumping my knees on the handles! 



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ShonenAiGuy @ 9/30/2009 10:44 commented on 123 Portrait

2.bp.blogspot.com/_c7eePo2owEQ/SKW_FsUkhsI/AAAAAAAADHo/3ZA1HnlOZFY/s400/4.jpg



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ShonenAiGuy @ 7/15/2009 12:08 commented on Centaur

I REALLY like this... Fav.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 7/14/2009 20:50 commented on random pixels yay

I request a tutorial seriously I REALLY REALLY want to do this style, and I can't quite get a grasp on how you do this.

Step by Stepper!

PLEASE!.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 7/8/2009 10:54 commented on His Majesty

Reminds me of the original 'Alleycat' game sprites... ^_^

I'm sorry for your floor, but Bruce is kawaii.

Goodjob.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 7/8/2009 10:40 commented on Merboy

>.> Well it's not like I pixeleld him with a perky yellow and blue fish beside him! 

He's not singing 'parrrrttt offff youuurrrr wooorrrrllldddd..." 

^_^ LOL!

I agree it's a bit crunchy. Was one of the problems when I tried to animate it. I think I need to symplify that, the fin a bit, not like size, but the detail work around the edges.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 7/7/2009 23:04 commented on Coffee Mug

It should be blue.



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ShonenAiGuy @ 1/2/2009 12:25 commented on Opacus Secret Santa!
I think some AA might help with the hard lines. 'hard lines', lol.
I love it, it's great... Have to agree... Find it hard to believe that his knee has more detail than his crotch...
(now do sheeeiikkkkkk! He er... She! is the coolest!)

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ShonenAiGuy @ 12/30/2008 23:08 commented on Gray Elf
Nice, (a little yoda, but so nice).
I love the simple expressions, the calmness of it. Excellent piece.

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ShonenAiGuy @ 12/30/2008 21:11 commented on Sweater Vest Monkey
Very nice, would love to see a sort of 'organ grinder' animation... Monkey dancing etc. Somethin, he looks so STILL for a monkey! Chee Hee.

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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/16/2008 11:15 commented on My portrait
Had to translate the polish 2 english with google, lol.
It's a likeness, but your picture is nicer than the avatar.

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ShonenAiGuy @ 10/11/2008 12:00 commented on Early Morning (a little nudity)
Iso with largish chars, what are they about 5-heads high? Four? Otherwise mega cool, I liked some of your other stuff and decided to check the rest of your gallery. My surprise to find this. Peace, Diefox.