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Black Elf SpellThief.blp

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This is the second skin of the Black Elf race.

Description: The Black Elves are a race in Keiji's Dawn of Life. Their skin is of an ash gray and their hair is black. Their eyes are of that of a demonic red glow, as they were once corrupted by a demon. The Black Elves tend to wear very spiky armors. Scaly, and mostly consists of dark iron or silver. Ravens are also a very fond theme, so they use much black feathers on their equipment. For clothing almost all dark colors are very attractive, and the lust of wearing the bones of slain Demon opponents is popular, in order to show the demons just how superior they are.

Update 1: added some stuffs and removed some TC.
Update 2: made gold armour some places + added small shading.
Update 3: a little more TC and a smaller amount of gold.
Update 4: replaced the gold, added some highlights and shading.
Update 5: added a pentagon, and replaced the purple..
Update 6: darkened..
Update 7: bringed back the mark at the shield and changed the blade.
Update 8: Reworked the face shield and added some chain mail, and made some other changes.
Update 9: reworked the eyes, shoulder pad, fixed the chainmail, etc.

Hope you like it :D
and plz give credits if use

Keywords:
Black Elf, Spellthief, Thief, Elf, Spell, Stealer, Spell drainer, drainer
Contents

Black Elf SpellThief.blp (Texture)

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~ Moderation list refreshed. Hawkwing: No offense, but you really need to work on colour schemes. You've thrown it off a bit with the yellow and red on the shield. Also, you're starting to really lean away from the whole idea of Black Elf. Work on...

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~ Moderation list refreshed.

Hawkwing: No offense, but you really need to work on colour schemes. You've thrown it off a bit with the yellow and red on the shield. Also, you're starting to really lean away from the whole idea of Black Elf. Work on your shading and work on your colours, and stop messing it up in between moderations.

Hawkwing: I see no changes whatsoever.

18:13, 16th Sep 2009
67chrome: The color scheme on this skin really does need more attention, right now just about the entire thing is a medium shade of gray, which seems more reminiscent of an animated statue than a dark elf. The skin tone could stand to be more colorful and much darker, I would recommend picking some sort of color for the skin tone, such as a dark purple, blue, brown - something. The bright and fully saturated colors on the shield don't say dark elf to me either, they seem much to optimistic for a race that is often portrayed as evil in most fantasy games. Again, see if you can get a certain color scheme going, such as dark blues, reds, and purples. The way you are representing chain mail seems pretty unique, and seems to look decent in game. I wouldn't advise adding more chain mail to fix the armor situation though, the amount of chain mail you have seems to be the right amount. I would recommend checking out the skinning tutorials, you might find some good techniques for your skins there. I would also advise changing every portion of the skin in one way or another before you re-submit it here, as it really need more work ;)
 
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The "gold" part really isn't looking anything like gold.. it's just yellow at some parts of the armor and gold isn't really used for plating but for decoration so it makes more sense to have the gold on the edges. Also the use of color is really wierd you should have tc on the shoulder and some one the shield and not use solid blocks of color, since solid blocks of color with sharp edges looks unnatural. Don't be afraid of using colors but use them wisely. You could also create some paterns at the parts where there is tc to make it look better. No offense just trying to help you out :)
 
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maybe the gold parts either should be red or the red parts gold then it wouldnt look like a hippy-spellbreaker
but great skin though: 3.975
 
hmm.. cool :)
things to fix IMHO:

eyes
shield: (turn red part into.... black? it would be good as TC too)
faceshield: (remove the yellow thingie on it)
arm armour and yellow stuff: (make that black too.. and then add gold engraving, which will certainly be better)
shield again: That glowing thingie..... make it smaller and lower it a bit.

Things to NOT change or else...
Shield detail in overal, exept what i mentioned to be fixed

Rating: 3.12/5 cool

~Misha~
 
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hmm.. cool :)
things to fix IMHO:

eyes
shield: (turn red part into.... black? it would be good as TC too)
faceshield: (remove the yellow thingie on it)
arm armour and yellow stuff: (make that black too.. and then add gold engraving, which will certainly be better)
shield again: That glowing thingie..... make it smaller and lower it a bit.

Things to NOT change or else...
Shield detail in overal, exept what i mentioned to be fixed

Rating: 3.12/5 cool

~Misha~

Thx for the review Misha :thumbs_up:

Finally! The Black Elf SpellThief! :)))) i waited so long for this. GRATZ dude 5/5 +rep

Thx :grin:
 
hmm.... the eye is still a bit weird.... it doesn't have definition like on your previous black elf...

i am not sure..... but wouldn't it be a good idea of making the skirt some chainmail? with TC metal plate accents? C:

And the face shield is still blant, add to it some engravings that would suit the black elf or inset some jewelery to make it a magical faceshield...
Btw.... DON'T make it glowy.

C:
 
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I often wonder if the people who post in here realize 3 things:

1.There are other posts in here. Read 'em before you post your own comment.
2.This is being based upon something. He is trying to make it resemble that thing. If it resembles that thing for him, mission accomplished.
3.If you think somethign should be changed, TELL HIM EXACTLY WHERE WHAT WHO WHEN (possibly how) AND WHY YOU WANT IT DONE!

Personally, I like it. It does look rather monotone, but it is SUPPOSED to look that way. 5/5 from me
 
I often wonder if the people who post in here realize 3 things:

1.There are other posts in here. Read 'em before you post your own comment.
2.This is being based upon something. He is trying to make it resemble that thing. If it resembles that thing for him, mission accomplished.
3.If you think somethign should be changed, TELL HIM EXACTLY WHERE WHAT WHO WHEN (possibly how) AND WHY YOU WANT IT DONE!

Personally, I like it. It does look rather monotone, but it is SUPPOSED to look that way. 5/5 from me

and i did, over the PM :smile: so better stop speakin' nonesense and tellin' me what to do.

and certainly remove that red, it anoys me, sport!

(Edit, offtopic) lol.. funny post number x3 (1777)
 
ok joss
1. we posted after he updated telling him that thosee areas STILL needed work.
2. if it looks good to him. wonderful. hes not the one aprroving it. so he needs to meet the requirements that are asked of the skin to get it approved.
3. its not like were flaming him. we are helping him try to improve. telling him so in a nice and polite manner.

so please. dont roll in here to worthlessly accuse us of rude critisising and flaming when were not.
 
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ok joss
1. we posted after he updated telling him that thosee areas STILL needed work.
2. if it looks good to him. wonderful. hes not the one aprroving it. so he needs to meet the requirements that are asked of the skin to get it approved.
3. its not like were flaming him. we are helping him try to improve. telling him so in a nice and polite manner.

so please. dont roll in here to worthlessly accuse us of rude critisising and flaming when were not.
It sounds like he misunderstood you guys. afterall, You guys are helping allot and you are polite (or trying to be as much as you can).

(on-topic)
but, Is it only those red areas who need changes? If It is, I'm afraid it's only a little area of TC added.
 
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