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BTNak74by137

Submitted by hashveen
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
I present to you.. the ak-74.This icon is completely done from scratch.
This is well my official icon after hours of work ive finally completed this.
This is my second icon and well i guess i improved on the details and such thanks to Pyramidhe@d and darkdeathknight.
Feedback is appreciated.

Details on this gun:
The AK-74 or "Kalashnikov automatic rifle model 1974") is a 5.45mm assault rifle developed in the early 1970s in the Soviet Union. It was developed from the earlier AKM (itself a refined version of the AK-47) and introduced in 1974.
The rifle first saw service with Soviet forces engaged in the Afghanistan conflict.[3] Presently, the rifle continues to be used by the majority of countries of the former USSR. Additionally, unlicensed copies were produced in Bulgaria (AK-74 and AKS-74U), China (Type 88), the former East Germany (MPi-AK-74N, MPi-AKS-74N, MPi-AKS-74NK) and Romania (PA md. 86)

Do not distribute or modify without my permission.
Give credits if used.

Changelog
0.01
-Brigten the gun and the logo,
-Darken the background
0.02
-remade it
-used black bg
-put the union logo to the top left and removed its glow
-removed the redish effect around the gun
-shaded the gun
0.03
-zoomed into the gun
-improved the shading and the soviet logo
0.04
-Updated the stock
-detailed the gun
-changed the tip of the gun
-straighten the gun
0.05
-Remade it into ak74
0.06
-straighten the gun
-fixed the details
0.07
-focus on the gun
-fixed some details on the body..



Keywords:
ak47 ak ak-74 hashveen 137 hybrid fusion soviet union russia ussr rifle modern gun
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BTNak74by137 (Icon)

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10:09, 10th Nov 2010 enjoy: It is very confusing. You should simplify it alot more. The weapon needs more shading and highlights. Maybe zoom on it and center it. Remove the russian sign there, and remove the red edge you made all the way around the...
  1. 10:09, 10th Nov 2010
    enjoy: It is very confusing. You should simplify it alot more. The weapon needs more shading and highlights. Maybe zoom on it and center it. Remove the russian sign there, and remove the red edge you made all the way around the weapon. Define the weapon more, using highlights and shading.

    enjoy: Looking gewd. Useful!
     
  2. hashveen

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    Referred to this picture : [​IMG]

    If this is counted as double posting or something against the rules i'm terribly sorry but i figured i should show my reference.
     
  3. PlasmaSnake

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    To me, doesn't violate any rules, since it was done from scratch and not a copy paste maneuver. Looks nice
     
  4. hashveen

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    Aww thanks! i hope its good enough.. ive been working on it for hours on the handle and edges.. anything i could fix?:vw_wtf:
     
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    Oh yeah, forgot to give critique, I just realized I never did on anything so far. The icon should be brighter, it was a bit too dark in-game. Other than that, good work.
     
  6. hashveen

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    Hmm.. brighter ... alright thanks for the info.. i'll work on it tomorrow..
     
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    The background should be black, not white/gray. :smile:
     
  8. GhostThruster

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    Needs highlights. Lots of it to identify the lines on the gun.
    Also, another pretty good version has been uploaded, I don't really see the point of this.
    But, hey, your icon.
     
  9. hashveen

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    Hmm i still pretty new into icons, but what sort of highlights do you mean? like brighten the gun? or the icon?


    Hmm darken? but the gun would be harder to notice if i do so.
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2010
  10. GhostThruster

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    Arkon Kaos is right. You need to highlight the certain parts of the guns, and then change the background to black. Shading wouldn't hurt too.
     
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    I'm not to good with this since im still learning and all.. but i did the changes and darken the background and brighten the gun.. but one question though..How come i still see the gun icon in hive as the old one?

    Edit : Oh nevermind i just refresh the page after a minute and it changed
     
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    Don't worry, it'll refresh.
     
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    My eyes are burning because satan have punished me for making mean comments.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 14, 2010
  14. hashveen

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    lol.. why are you so harsh to my work.. my ethereal u said not free hand.. just because i did something different.. and this one and the famas... yeah i used basic paint.. but at least uh.. guide me or smth..i know im barely as good as zombie but heck..i'll improve.. just guide me on my mistakes.: )

    edit: @Arkon Kaos

    I'll try to change it to what you said..thanks for the pointing it out.. i'll do it when i can.
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2010
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    Hey make the actual gun look more like an AK.
    For example:
    -no gun has its stock higher than the actual gun.
    -Ak's body is really thin. Also the whole body should be redone.
    -The trigger/guard is as big as the grip on the gun. Make it smaller or get rid of it.
    -All the "white" bits on your gun should be changed.
    Just take a really good look at it's dementions, and put the ref pic next to the icon drawing program (photoshop, gimp or whatever) next to it.
     
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    Ok thanks for the note.. i'll work on it as soon as possible
     
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    Looks pretty awesome now, your famas one too. Somehow the gun looks 'fatter'.
     
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    yeah was sorta aiming for that
     
  19. darkdeathknight

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    Okay, it's looking much better now. I reccommend you put more detail on the body of the gun now, and put shading etc. You also have to separate the body from the magazine by adding a dark line (but not a black line)