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Title: Nicolai- Mayday avatar
Pixel Artist: mikemayday  (Level 3 Hatchet Man :: 789 points)
Posted: 1/12/2011 05:34
Palette: 11 colors
Statistics:  7 comments    1 faves    1 avatars

A quick pixelation of my avatar- Nicolai the goblin.

EDIT: did some minor corrections, mostly based on cure's excellent edit. Ummm, now that I think of it, a signature next to an avatar might have been a silly idea :/

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mikemayday (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 1/16/2011 05:07

Yup, found that one immediately after reading your post, I'm working on it :) Thanks!


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cure (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 1/15/2011 21:21

make sure to hit reply to ensure I know you've responded.

45 degree lines are 'perfect' lines, like vertical and horizontal lines, and typically don't require aa. it'd be tough to explain why i did the thousand tiny things i did in my edit, if you haven't already I'd recommend reading the topics on banding/pixel clusters/etc in helm's ramblethread.


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Victor Rojo (Level 9 Bio Mutant) @ 1/14/2011 20:23

I really love the lighting on the eyes, great work , fav ^^


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mikemayday (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 1/13/2011 05:35

Thanks guys! Cure, I've spent some time studying your edit and while everything DOES look better, I don't understand some of the changes. I'll study the concepts you mentioned some more and until then, I'll leave the areas unchanged as I feel that would be mindless copying. This is the problem with pixelart edits, heh :)

One question though, why should one remove aa on 45 degree lines?


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Ademisk (Level 1 Thug) @ 1/12/2011 16:52

 Insta-recognize.

Welcome to PJ, mike .


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cure (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 1/12/2011 15:24

this is really nice work, but could still benefit from that extra level of pixel-polish: removing banding, removing aa on 45 degree lines, smoothing areas out with aa, etc

edit

meant to post an edit in the WIP thread but never found the time.


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NobleValerian (Level 6 Manager) @ 1/12/2011 09:27

 That's a cool character


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