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Title: Sampan
Pixel Artist: Unyinz  (Level 1 Thug :: 432 points)
Posted: 1/6/2015 10:41
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  4 comments    6 faves    0 avatars

Mock-up of a loading screen for a post-apocalyptic naval vehicular combat game inspired by Blood Wake and Luftrausers.

Practice with palette design, and working with very few colors.


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Kosvid (Level 4 Button Man) @ 1/6/2015 17:02

I like this one, but I`d make the sun as the loading circle there, huh.

Joecreates (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 1/6/2015 15:46

Oh that's pretty. I actually really like the "2 pallette" style with the colours. Striking in a good way.

I interpretted the perspective on the boat to be because of the boat tipping in the water. If that was the intention, though, I'd probably expect more waves.

Unyinz (Level 1 Thug) @ 1/6/2015 14:02

Thanks for the feedback.  I don't have a lot of experience with perspective, I've mainly been working with isometric sprites. I'll be sure to utilize your advice though.

I tried to use two simple palettes that contrasted each other to differentiate between the landscape and objects, but a more unified palette may have ended up working better.

Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 1/6/2015 13:48

This is nice =)

There's a perspective mistake: the sampan is seen as if slightly from below, but it should be slightly from above as it is below the horizon ( = lower than viewer's eyes). Example.

Nice colors, but the palette feels like 2 separate sub-palettes. They need some more neutral tones to join them, and more hue shifting of the purples.

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