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BTNAxeStrike

Submitted by PrinceYaser
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Axe Strike...

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BTNAxeStrike (Icon)

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San
San
It is much easier to see and understand now, nice.
  1. The Panda

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    I feel like you don't need 2 versions here, the regular one that's darker looks good to me. Its easier to see the top version instead of the v2 since that one is just a bit lighter looking.
     
  2. PrinceYaser

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    Well, the bundle variation system is useful, won't hurt to include both of them. People can find each one easily.
     
  3. Mythic

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    I like the first one as well, but it still looks like it has too much going on. May I request you darken the background, where the blood isn't spurting?
     
  4. PrinceYaser

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    I did huge edits on 64x64 size, I'm afraid I can't properly remove some parts of the background now. Do you need it or that's just a suggestion? Because it looks pretty fine to me.
     
  5. Mythic

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    Just a suggestion. Sorry for the wrong wording.
    Solid icon, either way.
     
  6. PrinceYaser

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    No prob, it's fine. But if you'd ever need those changes, don't hesitate to tell.
    Thanks!
     
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    As Mythic mentioned, it looks crowded and the overall redness has deepened the confusion for me.
    I suggest "merging" both variation, giving the striking axe' side a lighter orange/yellow basing on V2, while darkening the victim and apply better shadings on his blood basing on the first version, it would be easier for viewer to differentiate both sides and understand the idea behind this icon.
     
  8. PrinceYaser

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    I would also thought that giving a bit more contrast to the victim and around him would do the job along with darkening. Here's the result, also applied a little more shading on the blood drops:

    [​IMG]

    So, what say you?
     
  9. Mythic

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    More contrast? I did some stuff, hope you don't mind.
    axestrike.png
     
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    I don't mind, but that looks overcontrasted. xD
     
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    Tried to apply few changes based on my own thought but failed hardly, I discovers that it is because of how the icon was executed in a greedy way that tries to include three factor in one (Weapon:Sfx:Victim), right now the focused factor are the sparks with other bloodmess.(3:5:2)

    The best I could do is to clean up some of the bloodmess, re-position and increased the sfx' for the swinging motion, mainly to bring out the striking axe more.(4:5:1)
    BTNUntitled.png

    Do try to pick one subject to focus on, be it the axe or the victim, right now it still looks like a sparkling blood mess and hardly more, good luck.
     
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    Hm.. it would surely be easier to pick the axe as the main subject and work on the motion & SFX. But I'm just afraid of it fill up too much space, thus making the guy not noticeable. Picking the victim would call off the whole idea though! So I guess the axe choice should not be that much of an issue, because the strike should be the main concern.

    Will most probably update. Thanks!
     
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    Stupendous!
     
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    It is much easier to see and understand now, nice.