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BTNDarkDualBlade

Submitted by HammerFist132
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
Hi people, my seconds try, it is not something awesome, but I am noob in iconning, so pls I currently dont like hot it looks like, pls can u give me advice what and how to edit it. Dont say just, add highlight or something like that than some more useful suggestion

Keywords:
sword, twilight, dark, two blades, dual, two, sword, shadow, item
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BTNDarkDualBlade (Icon)

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[img]I3lackDeath [img] [tr]Approved[c]Date: 2013/Mar/17 16:53:33 2013/Mar/23 01:42:57 Reasons:Needs more definition. Apply well places highlights to make the sword stand out from the background. Additionally, try to experiment with other...
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    Approved
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    2013/Mar/17 16:53:33

    2013/Mar/23 01:42:57

    Reasons:
    Needs more definition.
    Apply well places highlights to make the sword stand out from the background.
    Additionally, try to experiment with other colours for the background.
    Using the same colour for both the background and object of interest causes the latter to blend in with it.
    This adds to the blurry looks of this icon.


    Changes made.
    Acceptable quality.​



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    I really like the color and the idea. It's just looks kinda blurry to me. Fix that and you'll have a nice icon :)
     
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    It looks like the sword blends into the background.
    Add some extra definition on the edges of the sword and maybe show a little less of the handle and more of the blade.

    Other than that, it looks nice. 3/5.

    EDIT: Also, on the file, try not to have spaces. :p
     
  4. HammerFist132

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    Update

    Check the proress
     

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    I like the new one a lot better. c:
     
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    Okay, I noticed there's something confusing about your icon.
    Allow me to elaborate, whether you want to take it or ignore it, its your choice. Im trying my best to give something helpful.

    Right now, something is wrong with the shadow.
    Let me draw something simple to show the part you shaded
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    If you look closely at your icon, you will notice that only handle is correctly shaded.

    Because of the incomplete shading, it might give people the false impression of your icon's appearance. For example, I mistook your icon into something like this when seeing it for the first time:
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    Note that I purposely bent the handle because thats how it looked to me for the first time.
    After the update, the sword much clearer so good job for that.

    However, something is not right about the shading. You are only applying it on the handle.
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    What you have done to the blade was adding color tones (for a metallic surface) but you didnt make it react to light source.

    So you could do something like this:
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    Note that this is just an example on ways to manipulate light source. There are still a lot of ways to do it.

    I might be wrong. But Im sure you can take something from this comment.
     

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    U are right, I will fix that. Thx for comments both of you.
     
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    Seems legit! nice.
     
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    Agree!
    And what happened to the quillons(crossguard) right corner, it's broken?
     
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    No I just didnt wanted to be simetryc(my spelling is bad). I have a lot of projects currently and I am unable to upload last version. In it I have fixed shading a little and make it looks more sharp.
     
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    The coloring looks nice and well-done. Works well in-game. 5/5
     
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    Hey people, another update, this one have better shading :)
     
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