"Trees are the most exeptional exemple of persistence, even when they die, they will be still standing as strong as before."
Thanks I am not going to win as always =/
This got 1 of my votes, I just love the whole atmosphere.
Fave it =D thanks.
Love this piece!
Oh yeah! thanks man now I can understand thanks!
Of course cracks are random. What I meant is your rendering of cracks could use some work, and sometimes looks like you put blobs of color, hoping that it would look like cracks. At least it's the way I see it myself.
I'm no expert at cracks, I still have much to learn. Here are some things you could work on for a start:
piiichan I cant understand how cracks in skin can't be randomic...The don't have a exactly size and place ( like atoms ) I really don't know what to do know. Can you help me? I tried to change the color of the palette but I could not find a good match of colors.
I see you added more details on the rest of his "skin".
I don't want to bash your hard work, but, although it's a bit better, it still looks quite random to me (maybe it's just me....) Only the upper part of the left arm starts to look good. But there is no real texture, mostly blobs of colors. It's not about the density of details.
You should have a look at fool's gallery (http://www.pixeljoint.com/p/6741.htm) and the hall of fame, and study how they make cracks, since this is obviously what you're trying to achieve.
Keep it up :)
updated, have a check piichan
thanks I will do it your comment was very helpful
The environment is very good!
But as soon as I start to look at the troll closely, many things bother me
Either you didn't invest enough time in it, or the canvas size (which is huge to my standards) is too much for you. Half or even a third of this size might be easier to handle.
Great anyway :)
as cores estão boas, na minha opinião, claro. Gostei bastante do fundo
wow, my congratulations!
porque? não entendi depois de fala
Bacana, porém as cores do pixel-art acabaram com o pixel-art. Muito ruim as cores, troca elas.
No problem sir
I said it was "heavily" inspired because of the head, the hands, the back and the vines. Sorry for the trouble, sir.
I'll try doing it thank you again!
The mood is very dramatic and nice now! And the troll is less out of place. But you lost some of the nice bark texture in the process. It looks like he's got random squares on his legs :/ I don't think this is an issue that can be fixed by adjusting the colours only. Maybe you could try to soften the transition? That colour you used to antialias the outline could work.
The light from his chest could need a bit of smoothing and adjustment. The light around the eyes looks much better imo :)
And maybe the background should get a bit darker around his feet?
Sorry if I'm the rambling :P Don't mean to be pushy :)
@Mhyre: Does seem inspired, but I wouldn't call it heavily inspired though. It's not like is a copy.
This looks heavily inspired from this.
sure, I will try doing it, thanks man =D
The background looks nice and gives the piece a nice atmosphere. Unfortunately the tree troll itself doesn't seem to fit in. Partly because of the dark outline and the light source being inconsistent. I think this pic has a lot of potential, if you'd just put more work in it! :)