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Old 02-06-2011, 06:30 PM
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Alright, I'm working on a sword, and I'm not sure what I should change/improve, so if you have any advice/compliments/criticism post it here please. Thanks.

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Old 02-06-2011, 06:35 PM
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It's rather dark and could use a brighter palette, it needs more colors!
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Old 02-06-2011, 06:44 PM
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Old 02-06-2011, 06:55 PM
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It's rather dark and could use a brighter palette, it needs more colors!
I wanted it to be dark, but I do agree it needs more colors, the black part is solid black, no shading.

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Old 02-06-2011, 07:08 PM
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Tweaked the sword a little, added mini spikes on the hilt, and started shading the black part of the blade.

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Old 02-06-2011, 07:32 PM
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The blade is rather small so it's kinda hard to detail something on it
Here's a quick edit showing what you could change. I didn't touch the blade outline, but edited the handle some:
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Next, it probably needs more work on the outline, handle and blade design.

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Old 02-06-2011, 08:07 PM
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I like what you did with the blade, is it alright if I use that?

Also, I tried to imitate the hilt spikes you had where it was a little vertical, I'm pleased with that result, I'm still looking to see what it would need to improve, but so far I like it, thanks for the help, Ill rep you whenever I get enough rep to rep positive.

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Old 02-06-2011, 08:40 PM
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but can you create the diagnoal and still make it look good?
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Old 02-06-2011, 08:55 PM
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but can you create the diagnoal and still make it look good?
Thats my challenge so far.

Another version I made, made the colors darker while keeping the same shape.
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Transition in ascending order from what I have, what looks the best?
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Thats my challenge so far.

Another version I made, made the colors darker while keeping the same shape.
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If I scratch it, will the paper come off and reveal the chocolate that's under it?
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:08 PM
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If I scratch it, will the paper come off and reveal the chocolate that's under it?
Dumb that one down for me please.
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:09 PM
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I like what you did with the blade, is it alright if I use that?
Of course you can
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Dumb that one down for me please.
I dislike the shading, it looks like it's been wrapped in tin foil.

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I dislike the shading, it looks like it's been wrapped in tin foil.

Ah. I wanted to see if I could make it look better if I made it darker to give it a more evilish type look, but I ended up with a Candy Blade. Hmm. Ill keep messing with the sword until I get a better result.
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Ah. I wanted to see if I could make it look better if I made it darker to give it a more evilish type look, but I ended up with a Candy Blade. Hmm. Ill keep messing with the sword until I get a better result.
Your shading color wise makes me think it is a poor attempt at stone, I say move away from it and better use of contrast, probably near flat color instead of making a gradient like you did there.
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