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Poke_a_Dialga!
July 17th, 2010, 06:43 AM
http://img52.imageshack.us/img52/4011/pixel1655831517iaza.png
All of these are scratched ;)

http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/198/treez.png
Tree~
http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/3406/lugia3.png->http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/3406/lugia3.png->http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/3406/lugia3.png->http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/3406/lugia3.png
Lugia
http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/7281/chikoritaf.png
Chikorita
http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/8797/pokewalker.png
PokeWalker (With my Lugia :D)
http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/1907/typhlosion.png->http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/1907/typhlosion.png
My Mighty Leader: Typhlosion~:D
http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/6260/13130755868iaza.png
Grasy~
http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/5340/22179745291iaza.png->http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/1061/24286594768iaza.png
Grasaly
http://img121.imageshack.us/img121/4664/grassalo.png
Grassalo
http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/7472/erafire.png
Erafire
http://img412.imageshack.us/img412/4527/croafire.png
Croafire
http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/4598/eragon.png
Eragon
http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/9440/growslo.png->http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/5419/iaza18392471230200.png
Growslo
http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/4775/iaza17498682636900.png
Ironogon
http://img814.imageshack.us/img814/5892/mushiking.png
Mushiking in its mighty guardian mode~
http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/207/jirachia.png
Jirachi~
http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/5958/girlur.png
Girl?
http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/7906/lebronjames.png
Lebron James
http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/3665/98555344.png->http://img812.imageshack.us/img812/108/43953718.png->http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/1703/43775199.png
Girl~ whom I like <3
http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/3850/boy9991171578iaza.png ->http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/796/boy3895749687iaza.png
Random Boy~
http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/1939/dragon2x.png
Dragon~
http://img822.imageshack.us/img822/3110/rayquazacolor.png
Rayquaza
http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/320/color1u.png
Hmm... A teenager?
Animations~
http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/5056/71718565.gif
Girl~
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[s]I will try to update as much as possible 'cos I have to go to school :P[s]
Living in a dorm really prevents me from spriting much =='l"
But I'll never give up~

Mutt19
July 17th, 2010, 08:50 AM
Wow, MUCH better then I could've done. And I'm not that good of a critic so I apologise about that.

NovaStar
July 17th, 2010, 09:36 AM
I have to admit these are great and I love your shading but there's a problem with Lugia. You might want to change the beak a bit because with the perspective your going with the head, to me it looks as if it would be turned 3/4 angle to the left while the beak suggests a side view. Just wanted to point that out and I'm loving that PokeWalker. Good luck with the spriting.

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 17th, 2010, 06:08 PM
Wow, MUCH better then I could've done. And I'm not that good of a critic so I apologise about that.
Thanks ;)
I have to admit these are great and I love your shading but there's a problem with Lugia. You might want to change the beak a bit because with the perspective your going with the head, to me it looks as if it would be turned 3/4 angle to the left while the beak suggests a side view. Just wanted to point that out and I'm loving that PokeWalker. Good luck with the spriting.
Right after I finish reading your critic, I changed it ;)
Well, is this better or shall I change a bit more?
http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/3406/lugia3.png

Chibi Robo
July 17th, 2010, 06:56 PM
http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/3406/lugia3.png

The beak looks better but you need to make it wider.
Right now it looks very skinny compared to the original design of lugia.

http://www.lugia.us/media/content/lugia%5B1%5D.gif

See how much wider it is? Now another piece of advice is that you should stay consistent with your lighting and shading. Again look at the lugia example notice how the shading on the white skin merges with the blue skin. Thats what I mean with consistency its the same thing with the lighting too. I also recommend experimenting with colors instead of using game freaks lugia colors. Otherwise its a very nice sprite, I hope this proves helpful.

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 17th, 2010, 08:12 PM
The beak looks better but you need to make it wider.
Right now it looks very skinny compared to the original design of lugia.

http://www.lugia.us/media/content/lugia%5B1%5D.gif

See how much wider it is? Now another piece of advice is that you should stay consistent with your lighting and shading. Again look at the lugia example notice how the shading on the white skin merges with the blue skin. Thats what I mean with consistency its the same thing with the lighting too. I also recommend experimenting with colors instead of using game freaks lugia colors. Otherwise its a very nice sprite, I hope this proves helpful.
I see.....
(My Lugia went on a diet :P)
Better? Any more changes? :)
http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/3406/lugia3.png
About the colors, I'll try to experiment it on my later works ;)
By the way, to tell the truth, I shade like I'm drawing with watercolors
(check out my art galley in my sig but don't post cos' it's over a month old!)


Update:
http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/1907/typhlosion.png
My Mighty Leader: Typhlosion~:D

NovaStar
July 17th, 2010, 08:48 PM
Looks better now. Now with your Typhlosion, it's nice and I like the shading and all but what bothers me a bit is the flame. Now on most of the sugimori art of typhlosion two colors are usually used in the flame, red and yellow. I know your going for the watercolor effect with the different shades but try to blend them as well as you can or try the first choice. Also the fire can use "quills" of varied length so it looks like real fire; use the attachment as an example and I apologize for it since I cannot post images/url until 15 posts.

Lady Gaga
July 17th, 2010, 10:01 PM
I will not critisize the actual pixel part of this art, since too me, you are amazing at making pixel part, but I will critisize the anatomy of your pokemon.

http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/3406/lugia3.png
This is really good. However, one thing is wrong here. The beak. You have the top beak the same size as the bottom beak. It should be a bit longer than the bottom peak, and it would be curving downwards slightly, just like the Sugimori artwork. If you fix that, then I think it would be perfect :)

http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/1907/typhlosion.png
Basically they only thing I see wrong here is the flame. It needs to be way bigger, and also needs to be less straight. Flames are crazy, especially Typhlosion's, so make it bigger and crazier. Oh, and the arms are a bit too skinny. Make him have more muscle ;P

http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/7281/chikoritaf.png
This is just all over the place. The head is in a very weird position. I know you want to show that it is turning its head, but you are not protraying that too well, tbh. Sorry...also, the legs are very weird. You have one leg going one way, and the other going the other way. Also, the leg on the far right, why is it behind the outline of Chikorita? It shouldnt be, and should be apart of the body on the front. At least, that is the way I see it.

I hope I have helped ;D

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 17th, 2010, 11:55 PM
Looks better now. Now with your Typhlosion, it's nice and I like the shading and all but what bothers me a bit is the flame. Now on most of the sugimori art of typhlosion two colors are usually used in the flame, red and yellow. I know your going for the watercolor effect with the different shades but try to blend them as well as you can or try the first choice. Also the fire can use "quills" of varied length so it looks like real fire; use the attachment as an example and I apologize for it since I cannot post images/url until 15 posts.
You are great at critics ;)
Read the bottom part (under Lady Gaga's quote)
I will not critisize the actual pixel part of this art, since too me, you are amazing at making pixel part, but I will critisize the anatomy of your pokemon.

http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/3406/lugia3.png
This is really good. However, one thing is wrong here. The beak. You have the top beak the same size as the bottom beak. It should be a bit longer than the bottom peak, and it would be curving downwards slightly, just like the Sugimori artwork. If you fix that, then I think it would be perfect :)

http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/1907/typhlosion.png
Basically they only thing I see wrong here is the flame. It needs to be way bigger, and also needs to be less straight. Flames are crazy, especially Typhlosion's, so make it bigger and crazier. Oh, and the arms are a bit too skinny. Make him have more muscle ;P

http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/7281/chikoritaf.png
This is just all over the place. The head is in a very weird position. I know you want to show that it is turning its head, but you are not protraying that too well, tbh. Sorry...also, the legs are very weird. You have one leg going one way, and the other going the other way. Also, the leg on the far right, why is it behind the outline of Chikorita? It shouldnt be, and should be apart of the body on the front. At least, that is the way I see it.

I hope I have helped ;D
Sing Telephone for me! I want your autograph!
So, Typhlosion's flame's the problem right?
Well, I've changed it a bit. Nicer? Anymore problems? (My Typhlosion's on a diet too :D)
http://img840.imageshack.us/img840/1907/typhlosion.png
whoops...
better version:
http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/1907/typhlosion.png

Lugia only has a beak...:)
Better?
http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/3406/lugia3.png

I don't really understand the Chikorita's problem :\
Well, I drew it as if it was walking with a pose...
Explain it more?
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Update:
http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/7906/lebronjames.png
Lebron James~

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 22nd, 2010, 02:03 AM
THIS PLACE IS DESERTED.... 0.o
Updates:
http://img25.imageshack.us/img25/7507/jirachie.png
Jirachi~
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When I have time, I'll edit Lebron ;)

Esper
July 22nd, 2010, 09:19 PM
THIS PLACE IS DESERTED.... 0.o
Updates:
http://img25.imageshack.us/img25/7507/jirachie.png
Jirachi~
Nice shading. I like how you positioned the closeup with the background waves and the moon peaking out from behind. That's a nice touch. The moon isn't exactly round like one would expect though.

NovaStar
July 22nd, 2010, 09:57 PM
I have only one problem with this but I still love your work.
The problem lies with Jirachi's head; in comparison to it's "headpiece" it seems to be a bit too large and ill proportioned.
http://www.thetanooki.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/070418jirachi.jpg >> http://img25.imageshack.us/img25/7507/jirachie.png
As you can see here the head is more wide and flattened out, while yours is more elongated. When you fix that I think it will be much better. Other than that I like the background and your shading is still great. Also aren't the tags blue and not green? Just pointing out. :nervous:

Sorry if I'm being harsh or anything in anyway. Sometimes I can't keep my touchy behavior under the radar.

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 23rd, 2010, 02:05 AM
Nice shading. I like how you positioned the closeup with the background waves and the moon peaking out from behind. That's a nice touch. The moon isn't exactly round like one would expect though.
I noticed that :P
I'll change it :D
I have only one problem with this but I still love your work.
The problem lies with Jirachi's head; in comparison to it's "headpiece" it seems to be a bit too large and ill proportioned.
http://www.thetanooki.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/070418jirachi.jpg >> http://img25.imageshack.us/img25/7507/jirachie.png
As you can see here the head is more wide and flattened out, while yours is more elongated. When you fix that I think it will be much better. Other than that I like the background and your shading is still great. Also aren't the tags blue and not green? Just pointing out. :nervous:

Sorry if I'm being harsh or anything in anyway. Sometimes I can't keep my touchy behavior under the radar.
As chibi robo said, I'm playing with colors~ :D
I see that the head's wierd but I scratched this without any preference :P
I'll change it~
U aren't harsh.... U can really be a good critics ;)
Edit:
http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/207/jirachia.png

Dorandragon
July 23rd, 2010, 10:40 AM
I think the lugia's head could still use a bit of fattening, but i think you should make the crest bigger. you've got some cool sprites here ^_^

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 24th, 2010, 05:39 PM
I think the lugia's head could still use a bit of fattening, but i think you should make the crest bigger. you've got some cool sprites here ^_^
I'll change when I have time ;)

Update:
Halfway-done beetle sprite (my comic character~)
http://img818.imageshack.us/img818/5892/mushiking.png

Finished:
http://img814.imageshack.us/img814/5892/mushiking.png
Mushiking in its mighty guardian mode~
I tried to give it a dashing feeling but ended up like this :\

Dorandragon
July 25th, 2010, 06:05 AM
pretty nice, and I really like the texture you have on it. the right half (the bug's half) of the shell doesnt have the same texture, and the right eye (bug's eye) looks to be farther back than the visible eye. There is some akward white on the shell part after the head, right under the portrusion. Also, I think, that if your going to have that horn like portrusion from it's shell, you may want to make it bigger so that it's more noticable. I hope you were able to make sense of all that :) again, its very good and I love that texture :D

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 26th, 2010, 12:52 AM
pretty nice, and I really like the texture you have on it. the right half (the bug's half) of the shell doesnt have the same texture, and the right eye (bug's eye) looks to be farther back than the visible eye. There is some akward white on the shell part after the head, right under the portrusion. Also, I think, that if your going to have that horn like portrusion from it's shell, you may want to make it bigger so that it's more noticable. I hope you were able to make sense of all that :) again, its very good and I love that texture :D
About the white part, it is his guardian glow~ :)
I'll change when I have time ;)

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 29th, 2010, 02:54 AM
http://www.pokecommunity.com/images/images/icons/post-new.png
Ouchy news:
Monthly test's here, so I won't be able to draw much TT
But I'll be "back" next week so be patient~

Did this while memorising history:
http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/6260/13130755868iaza.png
Grasy~
Been a while since i sprited a fakemon~

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 30th, 2010, 02:22 AM
Update:
http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/5340/22179745291iaza.png
Grasaly
This place is deserted again.... :\

Dorandragon
July 30th, 2010, 06:50 AM
Grasy, I realize you were going for an interesting position, but you can really see that much of it, and he would look much better if he was facing forward.

Grasaly, is similar in position, but hes fine, because you can tell which way he is facing. I'd like to see more emphasis on the head than the leaf, because it looks like the head is behind the leaf.

On both Grasy and Grasaly, unless thats the style you want to go with, I feel there is too much dithering.

I'm guessing your going for a sloth pokemon? Thats the feel I'm getting. Still very good sprites.

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 30th, 2010, 07:27 AM
Grasy, I realize you were going for an interesting position, but you can really see that much of it, and he would look much better if he was facing forward.

Grasaly, is similar in position, but hes fine, because you can tell which way he is facing. I'd like to see more emphasis on the head than the leaf, because it looks like the head is behind the leaf.

On both Grasy and Grasaly, unless thats the style you want to go with, I feel there is too much dithering.

I'm guessing your going for a sloth pokemon? Thats the feel I'm getting. Still very good sprites.
Thx ;)
I'll deal with it when my tests are over~
Update:
Munder Map:
http://img801.imageshack.us/img801/5554/mundersmall.png
(ALMOST BED TIME AND MY BIOLOGY'S ONLY HALF WAY THROUGH!!!)

Poke_a_Dialga!
July 31st, 2010, 07:21 PM
Tomorrow's maths test so not to worry :P
Scratched Rayquaza:
http://img6.imageshack.us/img6/7584/rayquazascratch.png
Anyways, working on this:
http://img695.imageshack.us/img695/3110/rayquazacolor.png
EDIT: Done:
http://img822.imageshack.us/img822/3110/rayquazacolor.png
Please don't make this place deserted again :(

Cobalt'Scizor
August 1st, 2010, 02:35 AM
Wow, these are really good. Keep it up. :D

One thing, the Pokewalker looks a bit thinned, you should make it wider, as it is more circular. ;D

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 1st, 2010, 03:31 AM
Wow, these are really good. Keep it up. :D

One thing, the Pokewalker looks a bit thinned, you should make it wider, as it is more circular. ;D
What? The Pokewalker I've got is a fake?!:P
I feel that it's fine.... well, that's how mine looks like... (unless its fake :shocked:) Tell me more on what you think ;)

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 6th, 2010, 02:24 AM
I've sort of fix grasaly:
http://img508.imageshack.us/img508/1061/24286594768iaza.png

And then here comes a random boy~
(the hair's light is a bit off I guess :\)
http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/3850/boy9991171578iaza.png

Esper
August 6th, 2010, 03:48 PM
And then here comes a random boy~
(the hair's light is a bit off I guess :\)
http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/3850/boy9991171578iaza.png
Why the long face? I mean, the eyes are a little low. Either that or the hair sticks up farther than is normal. If you drew a line dividing the top and bottom in half you'd expect the eyes to be in the upper half, a little above that line and yours are a little below.

I think the neck is also a little off. It's in the center, but the head is turned a little so the side of the face we're looking at shouldn't stick out so far to the right.

Here's a picture to help illustrate what I mean.
http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/05/24/alg_lady_gaga.jpg
(Hope you don't mind Lady Gaga.)
You can see the neck runs right up the the ear. Even if you're not going for realistic proportions you should probably re-center the neck anyway.

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 9th, 2010, 06:14 AM
Why the long face? I mean, the eyes are a little low. Either that or the hair sticks up farther than is normal. If you drew a line dividing the top and bottom in half you'd expect the eyes to be in the upper half, a little above that line and yours are a little below.

I think the neck is also a little off. It's in the center, but the head is turned a little so the side of the face we're looking at shouldn't stick out so far to the right.

Here's a picture to help illustrate what I mean.
http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2010/05/24/alg_lady_gaga.jpg
(Hope you don't mind Lady Gaga.)
You can see the neck runs right up the the ear. Even if you're not going for realistic proportions you should probably re-center the neck anyway.
Hey it's Lady Gaga!! Show me your Poker Face when I Telephone you! Then you can get on with your Bad Romance and say Alejandro~
Is this what u mean?
http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/796/boy3895749687iaza.png
Dunno why but I always draw human eyes with the wrong position in my sketchbook -_-'l"

Dorandragon
August 9th, 2010, 07:05 PM
first off, the hair is waaaaaaay to high, make the hair smaller, the head is also quite long, maybe thicken it out. it would probably help to draw it on paper first and then pixelize it :/

Seizure02
August 9th, 2010, 07:12 PM
These are really good! I like the Rayquaza and Jirachi one. These must've taken you a long time to make!

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 12th, 2010, 03:43 AM
first off, the hair is waaaaaaay to high, make the hair smaller, the head is also quite long, maybe thicken it out. it would probably help to draw it on paper first and then pixelize it :/
I'll deal with it soon or later :P
I'm kinda lazing off again XD
OK... I'm going for another pic later so stay tuned ;)
By the way, making this: :\ is not :/
it's actually : + \ = :\
These are really good! I like the Rayquaza and Jirachi one. These must've taken you a long time to make!
Jirachi didn't take too long but Rayquaza took me a whole morning to do :knockedou
Anyways, thx~

Yay.... an Update~~~
http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/6109/pokeball6752497849iaza.png
Yes.... one of my worst updates :knockedou

Jrx
August 12th, 2010, 10:53 PM
OMG those are awesome o_O. Good job, and keep it up ! XD

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 14th, 2010, 11:18 PM
OMG those are awesome o_O. Good job, and keep it up ! XD
Ermm thanks? :D

Anyways, dumping in some old stuff:
http://img819.imageshack.us/img819/2567/fusion7481512342iaza.png
My first fusion ever...

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 17th, 2010, 05:40 AM
Okay..... Real update:
http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/5056/71718565.gif
Random Girl~
(Ok, not random but the person I like~:D)
Unanimated:
http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/3665/98555344.png
http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/5056/71718565.gi

Dorandragon
August 17th, 2010, 10:23 AM
Okay..... Real update:
http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/5056/71718565.gif
Random Girl~
(Ok, not random but the person I like~:D)

your getting quite good! the forehead is still too high, just lower the top of the hair... too much fore head.

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 18th, 2010, 02:10 AM
anybetter?
http://img812.imageshack.us/img812/108/43953718.png

Dorandragon
August 18th, 2010, 09:57 AM
ahh looking much better! but now the hair is too high, bring it down a little bit, and it will be perfect!

Logiedan
August 18th, 2010, 10:07 AM
I think you should add one of those highlights for some anime characters that are mostly on the top of their heads. i'll draw up an example:
http://i36.tinypic.com/33c85ld.jpg
You see that top highlight that goes in sort of a circle? You should add that to make the hair less flat.

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 19th, 2010, 01:16 AM
ahh looking much better! but now the hair is too high, bring it down a little bit, and it will be perfect!
http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/1703/43775199.png
Better? :D

I think you should add one of those highlights for some anime characters that are mostly on the top of their heads. i'll draw up an example:
http://i36.tinypic.com/33c85ld.jpg
You see that top highlight that goes in sort of a circle? You should add that to make the hair less flat.
I did try to do that way long before u posted (okay, the day before yesterday XD)
It looks wierd.....
so I added it on the left side where it touches the higher part of her hair

update:
http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/4121/shayminb.png
Shaymin Alternate Sky Form (Fakemon)

Dorandragon
August 19th, 2010, 07:12 AM
http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/1703/43775199.png
Better? :D
maybe just a smidge more.

Update:
http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/4121/shayminb.png
Shaymin Alternate Sky Form (Fakemon)
...umm...not your best work...but it could easilly be fixed. the head is way too small, and the eye is way to big.

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 28th, 2010, 06:53 AM
maybe just a smidge more.


...umm...not your best work...but it could easilly be fixed. the head is way too small, and the eye is way to big.
(I've been lazing around for almost 10 days?!)
hmm.... I did it for fun really :P
I'll deal with it later~

Anyways, currently working on this:
http://img64.imageshack.us/img64/8564/dragon1q.png

Dorandragon
August 28th, 2010, 03:22 PM
(I've been lazing around for almost 10 days?!)
hmm.... I did it for fun really :P
I'll deal with it later~

Anyways, currently working on this:
http://img64.imageshack.us/img64/8564/dragon1q.png

I know its a messy quick sketch, but it looks like you have almost no sense of anatomy in this wip. It wouldnt surprise me if you didnt try drawing it out first. try drawing it out, and then maybe try to fix up all those anatomy flaws, kay?

Poke_a_Dialga!
August 28th, 2010, 05:50 PM
I know its a messy quick sketch, but it looks like you have almost no sense of anatomy in this wip. It wouldnt surprise me if you didnt try drawing it out first. try drawing it out, and then maybe try to fix up all those anatomy flaws, kay?
Well... this won't be final yet as I can see there's lots to be changed... :)

Dorandragon
August 28th, 2010, 08:04 PM
Well... this won't be final yet as I can see there's lots to be changed... :)

and I realize that,just a quick suggestion to help you do great ^_^

Poke_a_Dialga!
September 15th, 2010, 01:32 AM
and I realize that,just a quick suggestion to help you do great ^_^
Sorry buddy... You may punch me, kill me, kick me for not being active on the pixel art forums -_-'l'l"
Anyways, the dragon turned out into a different one 0.o:
http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/5888/dragon1k.png

Updates (sort of...)
A tree :3
It only has 6 colors :)
http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/198/treez.png

Logiedan
September 19th, 2010, 10:42 PM
Just a quick suggestion about the dragon, you might want to go onto hue-shifting and advanced shading? Just don't make it blocky, make it have scales and shade it. That'll look beautiful. (:

dragonite149
September 26th, 2010, 10:09 AM
http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/1907/typhlosion.png
Your Typhlosion has a few errors.
1.The neck is a little too bent. Typhlosion looks as if it is looking down. Try making the angle 135 degrees.
2.The neck looks a little too long.
3.The ears look too thin and too pointy
4.Typhlosion looks as if it is looking down. Try to make the eyes focus to the right, not the bottom.
5. The eye outline at the top looks too thick. Try making it a one pixel line instesd of two pixels at some places
Here is the Typhlosion sprite for comparison.http://archives.bulbagarden.net/media/upload/0/09/Spr_4h_157.png

http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/4121/shayminb.png
1.The body suggests that the viewer is looking at it as the same angle as a sprite, but the head suggests a side view.
2. Skymin needs a longer nose.
3. The eye's outline looks bumpy, try making the eye less tall.
4. The neck would look better if thinner.
5. Try making the dot at the end of the nose bigger.
6. Skymin has Mohican-like, not bush-like 'hair'
7. Try to make the sprite brighter

Here is the Skymin sprite for comparison http://archives.bulbagarden.net/media/upload/f/f4/Spr_4p_492S.png

Poke_a_Dialga!
October 23rd, 2010, 01:41 AM
http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/1907/typhlosion.png
Your Typhlosion has a few errors.
1.The neck is a little too bent. Typhlosion looks as if it is looking down. Try making the angle 135 degrees.
2.The neck looks a little too long.
3.The ears look too thin and too pointy
4.Typhlosion looks as if it is looking down. Try to make the eyes focus to the right, not the bottom.
5. The eye outline at the top looks too thick. Try making it a one pixel line instesd of two pixels at some places
Here is the Typhlosion sprite for comparison.http://archives.bulbagarden.net/media/upload/0/09/Spr_4h_157.png

http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/4121/shayminb.png
1.The body suggests that the viewer is looking at it as the same angle as a sprite, but the head suggests a side view.
2. Skymin needs a longer nose.
3. The eye's outline looks bumpy, try making the eye less tall.
4. The neck would look better if thinner.
5. Try making the dot at the end of the nose bigger.
6. Skymin has Mohican-like, not bush-like 'hair'
7. Try to make the sprite brighter

Here is the Skymin sprite for comparison http://archives.bulbagarden.net/media/upload/f/f4/Spr_4p_492S.png
I want my typhlosion's pose to look like this so it doesn't matter :\
About the shaymin, *cough*I*cough*simply*cough*did*cough*it*cough**cough**cough**cough**cough**cough* :D
Just a quick suggestion about the dragon, you might want to go onto hue-shifting and advanced shading? Just don't make it blocky, make it have scales and shade it. That'll look beautiful. (:
Man... I'm too lazy to do things like these these days am I XDD
Unbelievably, I still haven't finish it yet =='l"
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Yay.... time for a update:
http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/320/color1u.png
I drew this for a friend of mine and I made it very plain and simple with no shadings :3

dragonite149
October 26th, 2010, 04:01 AM
I'm sorry about my last post(if I should be sorry).
I don't know much about Pixel Art, and I am a bit of a perfectionist. Anyway, your latest piece has a few flaws. First, the ears are too low. Try bringing them up to eye level. Secondly, the hair looks too long for a boy. Thirdly, the mouth has no teeth in. It's okay if you did that on purpose, just wanna point it out.

Again, I am sorry if my CnC is bad.(If I should be sorry)

If it is bad, do you know where I can get some CnC on giving CnC? LOL!

Poke_a_Dialga!
November 6th, 2010, 07:23 PM
I'm sorry about my last post(if I should be sorry).
I don't know much about Pixel Art, and I am a bit of a perfectionist. Anyway, your latest piece has a few flaws. First, the ears are too low. Try bringing them up to eye level. Secondly, the hair looks too long for a boy. Thirdly, the mouth has no teeth in. It's okay if you did that on purpose, just wanna point it out.

Again, I am sorry if my CnC is bad.(If I should be sorry)

If it is bad, do you know where I can get some CnC on giving CnC? LOL!
You did fine ;)
Don't feel down~~~
The teenager's ears. Yeah. U got the point ;)
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Update:
http://img841.imageshack.us/img841/4775/iaza17498682636900.png
Ironogon
(I thought this should've won XDDD joke~~~)

Spherical Ice
November 7th, 2010, 11:11 AM
Lineart on this is great, P_A_D, excluding that big tusk there. It just looks really oddly positioned and throws all sense of perspective on the sprite. The colouring is pretty saturated and has low contrast. I'd say you should try out some official colours, such as Rhyperior or something like Wishcash? The white highlights feel out of place and in some places it seems like there is too much shading which just makes it look bad. The excessive amount of dithering doesn't help, either. Also, if it's a Pokémon sprite, then I'd like to point out that the light source in the Pokémon games is the top left, not top right. Still, it's pretty good, Poke_a_dialga!

Logiedan
November 7th, 2010, 02:13 PM
Like Spherical Ice said, the light source is on the top left. The shading isn't really in Pokémon's style, usually Pokémon sprites are shaded with only two colours, the base colour and a darker colour. Look at the front arm for example, you have a white highlight, the base under it, a darker colour and an even darker colour. You also use a lot of highlights which also isn't similar to the style.

Poke_a_Dialga!
January 30th, 2011, 02:50 AM
Lineart on this is great, P_A_D, excluding that big tusk there. It just looks really oddly positioned and throws all sense of perspective on the sprite. The colouring is pretty saturated and has low contrast. I'd say you should try out some official colours, such as Rhyperior or something like Wishcash? The white highlights feel out of place and in some places it seems like there is too much shading which just makes it look bad. The excessive amount of dithering doesn't help, either. Also, if it's a Pokémon sprite, then I'd like to point out that the light source in the Pokémon games is the top left, not top right. Still, it's pretty good, Poke_a_dialga!
Like Spherical Ice said, the light source is on the top left. The shading isn't really in Pokémon's style, usually Pokémon sprites are shaded with only two colours, the base colour and a darker colour. Look at the front arm for example, you have a white highlight, the base under it, a darker colour and an even darker colour. You also use a lot of highlights which also isn't similar to the style.
Double-reply~
For some reasons, I had the feeling to sprite it like that @@
And thanks for the advices (urgh... it's been so long since I last check this place eversince I transferred schools =='l")
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I'm having my winter break (AT LAST!!!) and I kinda have some updates.
After I transferred, I had no choice but to stay in the dorm. There ain't any computers in the room, so I couldn't do much. Whenever I return home during the weekends, I had to relax myself up for the week. And ignore these stuff and let's get back to the topic:
I've sprited some fakemon and drew a dragon (say YAY XDDDD)
Ok... not the whole dragon yet... I've only finished the head and neck...
Those 2 parts alone took me the whole afternoon's time @@
http://img121.imageshack.us/img121/4664/grassalo.png
Grassalo
(It's basicly the improved version of my previous sprite~)

http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/7472/erafire.png
Erafire
http://img412.imageshack.us/img412/4527/croafire.png
Croafire

http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/4598/eragon.png
Eragon

http://img510.imageshack.us/img510/1939/dragon2x.png
Dragon


http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/1650/dragonu.png

EDIT: Updated
http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/7656/dragonzy.png
Dragon with body. I don't really like the body that much and it's currently not the final design.

Poke_a_Dialga!
January 30th, 2011, 11:26 PM
Update:
Dragon (WIP)
http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/5982/dragonbh.png
Phew...
That really took my time XDDD

Poke_a_Dialga!
February 1st, 2011, 02:12 AM
Update:
Dragon (WIP)
http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/910/dragonpa.png
I left my computer alone from 1pm all the way to 6pm. When I check out on this forum again, there's hardly any changes. I mean it's so deserted 0_0

Poke_a_Dialga!
February 1st, 2011, 09:10 PM
Quadruple posting?!?!
U can't expect this thread full of my posts...
I need some critics @@
I'm not perfect :(

Update:
http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/9440/growslo.png
Growslo
I tried spriting it in B&W stlye and turned out this way.
EDIT:
Edited a little:
http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/9440/growslo.png

Esper
February 2nd, 2011, 08:07 AM
You know, as much as your dragon is impressive I don't know what else I can say about it other than I hope you finish it. Well, I suppose it looks a little off-center at the moment since there's no detail in the background, but something would definitely need to be in the right side of the image to balance things out.

With Growslo, I'd suggest you add a darker shade of yellow than the one you're using for shadows at the moment for the non-black outlines. The hand shouldn't have such a light outline. Maybe a few grey or mid tone pixels for the eyes would help, too, since you have only black and white and while that's fine if your eyes are black circles with a single white dot, when you have larger white areas you might want to make them cleaner and smoother looking.

I'm also not sure what that turquoise thing in its hand is (or is it part of the tail?) so if that could perhaps be a little clearer, i.e., easier to see and recognize what it is it would help.

Logiedan
February 2nd, 2011, 04:25 PM
I can't help but think the shading isn't proper and neat and rather you did some hand banana(such as just scribbling a lighter shade as you go up levels). Hue shifting would look quite nice as well, especially on the wings.

Poke_a_Dialga!
February 11th, 2011, 05:59 AM
You know, as much as your dragon is impressive I don't know what else I can say about it other than I hope you finish it. Well, I suppose it looks a little off-center at the moment since there's no detail in the background, but something would definitely need to be in the right side of the image to balance things out.

With Growslo, I'd suggest you add a darker shade of yellow than the one you're using for shadows at the moment for the non-black outlines. The hand shouldn't have such a light outline. Maybe a few grey or mid tone pixels for the eyes would help, too, since you have only black and white and while that's fine if your eyes are black circles with a single white dot, when you have larger white areas you might want to make them cleaner and smoother looking.

I'm also not sure what that turquoise thing in its hand is (or is it part of the tail?) so if that could perhaps be a little clearer, i.e., easier to see and recognize what it is it would help.
Well, I did some edits based on ur critic and maybe just take a look down stairs? :3
The turquoise thingy is it's sphere jewel weapon.
I can't help but think the shading isn't proper and neat and rather you did some hand banana(such as just scribbling a lighter shade as you go up levels). Hue shifting would look quite nice as well, especially on the wings.
Well...
I redone the hands a little and by the way, it doesn't have wings XDD

http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/5419/iaza18392471230200.png

Logiedan
February 11th, 2011, 09:47 AM
I was talking about the dragon. xD