Turning diamond

Turning diamond

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Title: Turning diamond
Pixel Artist: Nevercreature  (Level 9 Whale Shark :: 15782 points)
Posted: 3/2/2012 12:47
Palette: 7 colors
Statistics:  14 comments    6 faves    0 avatars

Yeah! That's it! It's a diamond!

Weekly Challenge: Seeing DiamondsWeekly Challenge: Seeing Diamonds


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lunarhiro (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/6/2017 09:10

Kinda reminds me of the Purple crystal from Crash Bandicoot.... I love this!

DatMuffinMan (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/7/2013 13:28

 so simple and nice :D

Nevercreature (Level 9 Whale Shark) @ 3/12/2012 15:18

Thank you! Yes, maybe I should have added more faces in the diamond and the effect would have been better. (No transparency limitation inside the diamond...)

snowk (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 3/12/2012 12:02

 Although your entry may not be the best of the bunch technically, I surly cannot deny the appeal of it. I voted for you :)

AirStyle (Level 6 SWAT) @ 3/6/2012 21:42

 EXCELLENT! Excellent use of space!

baah (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/4/2012 04:12

Logical and effective!

Joe/Wrath Designs (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 3/4/2012 00:37

 Nice idea!

Sergiotron (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 3/3/2012 08:26

I think it's a clever idea and a good animation. I like it!

Nevercreature (Level 9 Whale Shark) @ 3/3/2012 06:17

Thanks! Yes, I think it isn't a very good animation, as Drazelic says I'd need use some transparency at both sides in some frames, but this is a challenge limitation (only transparency outside). And Cure is right too, maybe I had to colour some faces with intermediate colours, the highlights give the sensation of polished material. I thought that it vanish at the center of the frames because light rays are tangent to that face.

I'll try to improve this technique in the future.
(Thank you everyone and sorry for my bad english )

clefairykid (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 3/3/2012 01:59

 Haha, this is a really creative idea, although after staring at it a while I see it as only half turning and then  reverting back to where it started. Good job giving the idea a go though, I would have lots of trouble creating that kind of pretend 3D effect XD Good luck in the challenge : )

Thumbtacks (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/3/2012 00:24


ECPixel (Level 8 Marshal) @ 3/3/2012 00:14

Hah, good idea)

Drazelic (Level 8 Partner) @ 3/2/2012 21:51

 Unless the diamond's cross-section is a perfect circle and you're just doing some super celshading, the diamond is actually increasing and decreasing in diameter in a sine equation with regard to time.

In other words, it's not an actual physical object you have here, because the shape of the diamond isn't constant.

cure (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 3/2/2012 13:39

the briefly-flashing horizontal highlights are a little weird. they appear and vanish too abruptly, rather than changing as the diamond rotates.

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