Archipelago

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Archipelago



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Title: Archipelago
Pixel Artist: Zamaj  (Level 1 Rookie :: 590 points)
Posted: 5/16/2015 20:30
Statistics:  7 comments    32 faves    0 avatars

Eh... trying out a style for the weekly. Some parts are better than others, but I enjoyed it. 

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Lindion45 (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 5/23/2015 08:54

Looks so fancy!


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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 5/21/2015 09:04

An option for the water:

 


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StepDragon (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 5/17/2015 11:22

I like where you're taking this. I also belive that you could use some more difinition on the water, and I agree with jalonso, the birds are out of place.

If you get a chance before the challenge is over, I threw together a quick edit for you. Its posted in the challenge thread. I hope it can help you out.


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Zamaj (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/17/2015 09:37

@ All: I actually tried putting ripples around each of the islands to distinguish them, but I couldn't make it look good. Trust me, I tried. I've been trying to do it again now that you guys commented, but I still can't really get an effect that I'm happy with. I'll probably just leave it like it is. 


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 5/17/2015 05:11

I love this.
I think that adding shadows and more color as mentioned below is not really needed because I like that it looks both in water and floating. If anything I would only use white on the waters edge to have it read as water and make it all pop more since white is so underused.

...hate, hate, hate the birds


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Dunlan (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/16/2015 22:12

Like mrsimons said, you should try and add some shadows in the water so then they don't look like islands floating in the sky.


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mrsimons (Level 1 Thug) @ 5/16/2015 20:54

Looks very cute, i think the water could do with more shadows though.


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