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BTNCrystalShield

Submitted by APproject
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
My very first attempt to make an icon, don't be harsh. :) It's for my project Iceborn, so I tried making an icon and I thought why not to share if it is good enough to be approved. So yeah, it's a shield with crystals in it, all free hand. I don't care about credits.

I hope it's not too blurry.

Update: Slightly lightened and sharpened the image.

Keywords:
Shield, crystal, crystals, srystalshield, item, armor, block, blue, brown, ice, frost.
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09:20, 14th Aug 2013 enjoy: Your style doesn't really fit much with the warcraft style in this icon. But might be useful.
  1. 09:20, 14th Aug 2013
    enjoy: Your style doesn't really fit much with the warcraft style in this icon. But might be useful.
     
  2. Luorax

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    Not bad at all for a first icon :) But the colors look so "rusty" to me, especially the background. Maybe that's because I always prefered light colors.

    I hope you plan on making more of these!
     
  3. stonneash

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    Amazing, unique.
    5\5

    kinda remind me of Halo.
     
  4. morbent

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    If we ignore the little blurriness.. I gotta say, this icon.. is pure awesomeness. I mean, cool contrast in colors, gamma, nice shading, light effects, well-made special effects... it doesn't look much like a shield to me, probably because of it's strange form and perspective but it is REALLY cool.

    5/5 take mah rep!!!!!!!!
     
  5. APproject

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    Woah, didn't expect to get so much support from you guys. I really appreciate it. Perhaps I'll try to reduce some blurriness and slightly lighten colors to become more suitable for an eye. I hope to come up with better quality in the future. :)
     
  6. morbent

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    The blurriness can be reduced in many ways: first of, use BLPLab, cuz Viewer makes them blurry, second of, use sharpen tool after making the icon (sharpen the icon with around 20-40% whichever is more suitable) or just draw the lines more clearly in the big image, but I'd recommend 1 and 2 as better stuff to do, to reduce blurriness.
     
  7. APproject

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    Thanks for help. :) Slightly lightened and shapened the image, yet result is hardly visible.
     
  8. Lord_Marrowgrath

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    It's good, but shield looks like a belt (I think). Nevermind :D I like it +rep
     
  9. enjoy

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    Can you please provide either big picture or work in progress for your icons, to verify that you are in fact the creator? :)
     
  10. APproject

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    Of course.
    Image
    [​IMG]
     
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    I see that the background is more blue now, nice