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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. hashveen

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    Alright will do when i can.. and thanks for giving your feedback.. :D
     
  2. Pyramidhe@d

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    oh. right. it says there you want my feedback.
    anyways. the first problem i see is that the gun is tiny
    i cannot see anything. now, there is really only one way to solve this and that is to crop away the parts that are not wanted

    for example. who even cares for the stock of an ak. no one. the handle and the trigger guard for that matter as well. What characterise a gun like an AK is its muzzle, its wooden handgrip and its sickle/banana shaped magazine. you prioritise yourself to those parts. crop the icon so it shows all three. that is the major point i wanted to make.

    other than that, follow what darkdeathknight said as well as working to make sure that the metal bits look metal and wooden bits look wooden. And since you are enlarging the whole thing, make sure you put more details.
     
  3. darkdeathknight

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    Hey I was browsing through the icon section and I saw a AK that looks really similar in style to yours. I now reccomend that you do a completely different angle, and maybe change the AK47 to a Black AK74, as we don't have a AK74. You could also get rid of the Soviet Union sign. Not really necessary.
    [​IMG]
    http://www.hiveworkshop.com/forums/icons-541/btnak47-115727/
    [​IMG]
    http://www.hiveworkshop.com/forums/icons-541/btnrifleak47-123260/?prev=search%3Drifle%26d%3Dlist%26r%3D20

    And reference pic to a 74. It's a pretty crisp pic too!
    [​IMG]
     
  4. hashveen

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    Alright i'll improve it soon as possible and thanks for your feedback :D
    Edit: Oh yeah um.. pyramid.. i meant feedback from any1 is app i din't mean it directly to you if thats how it looked like.. but thanks for helping !

    Oh yeah.. i just realize that.. ok i'll do the ak74 instead then.. but it might take time.. and thanks for your feedback :D
     
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2010
  5. Dromlexer

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    Nice one!

    You almost worked hard for this nice icon! +Repz for that!
     
  6. Pyramidhe@d

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    all i see is a black gun shaped mass
     
  7. darkdeathknight

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    Ooh. Looks interesting. Im not gonna say anything about the stock except to get rid of it from the icon, and make the rest of the gun bigger.
    icon.JPG
    After doing that Ill tell you what you can do.
     
  8. hashveen

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    Lol .. um thanks anyway

    alright thanks.. i'll focus on the gun and work on the details on the body

    @Pyramidhe@d
    Lols hold up.. it will look better soon~
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2010
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    Looks quite nice now ^^
     
  10. hashveen

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    Thanks :D
     
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    That looks a lot better.

    The clip however, is still scratchy.
     
  12. hashveen

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    Thanks~! i'll work on it when i can..
     
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    looks good
     
  14. hashveen

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    Thanks :D
     
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    your welcome