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BTNGraveyard5

Submitted by chilla_killa
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
I made this icon when I played around with some scribbles and I realised it looked like a nice tree of a graveyard.

100% Freehand made in GIMP

Give credits if you use it in your map.

chilla_killa

Changes

Update 1 - Added Moon

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Update 2 - Removed Smudge Part, added fog, remade ground, defined tree

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Update 3 - Added Glow to Moon, moved Tree to the right, defined tombs

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Update 4 - Remade the ground and the tomb stones, remade fog, defined the stem

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Update 5 - Darkened the Tree

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Keywords:
graveyard, tree, knotted, night, undead, ghost, fog, horror, halloween, death, tomb
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BTNGraveyard5 (Icon)

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6th Sept 2010 Pyramidhe@d: Useful
  1. chilla_killa

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    Thanks, I hope the mods have the same opinion.
     
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    I like your icon but something is ruining it, in my opinion you should move the tree a bit to the right because it takes too much credit, when i saw it i couldn't see the tombstones at first. Also you should reduce a bit the saturation of the tree, and make it more dead-wood color, a bit more gray and darker than the actual.

    Just a personal opinion. In overall i would give it a 2/5. Just because the tree takes TOO much credit, and it is the worse thing on the icon. Believe me, improve that tree and you'll get an owning icon.

    Note: Remember wood as LOW highlights, since it doesn't reflect too much.
     
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    It's nice, but i think the tree draws a bit too much attention away from the actual gravestones represeting the graveyard theme. :p
     
  4. Just_Spectating

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    the moon needs to shine more also it doesn't look round
     
  5. Lightskin

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    tru dat.
     
  6. chilla_killa

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    Okay, updated, made moon round, added glow, moved tree to the right, defined the tombs a bit, played with Saturation and Contrast.
     

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    still can't see the tombstones too well

    make them a tad bit taller and perhaps a little more contrast to the fog
     
  8. The Panda

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    3rd one, but make the graves have a little highlights since the moon gives off some light.
     
  9. Lightskin

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    Woah Chilla now THAT's and advance, congratulations!

    As I see you are capacitated to improve a lot this icon, and you did a nice work removing some credits to the tree, in my opinion you should just make tombstones a bit larger/taller so they can be even easier to difference and you are done, just as Just_Spectating said, and about what Army-of-Pandas said, I'm not sure that the highlights are wrong, instead I think it can't be really defined since the tombstones are a bit small.

    But you did a nice work from v2 to v3.

    Now I would rate it a 3.5/5.
    Because you still need to mark it is a splendid Graveyard. And it will help you the fact you moved the tree.
     
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    hmm ok the composition and the tree looks nice now.
    now, the whole thing is tad bit too bright for a graveyard. especially your tan coloured tree branches.
    your grave stones need defining.
     
  11. chilla_killa

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    I will work on those details.
     
  12. chilla_killa

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    Okay I worked on it again.
    This is the result:
     

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    the tree still looks like it's glowing.
    i think you need to make the light shine from the moon, so the front of the tree should be relatively dark
     
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    hey, nice progress chilla_killa, an exeptional finnished result! 5/5 (Best graveyard icon ever!)
     
  15. chilla_killa

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    True point, I will see what I can do.
    Are the tombstones okay?
     
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    They sorta look weird because the left one is so rounded and big.
     
  17. chilla_killa

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    Update, made the tree darker.
     

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    I think the glow on the top are abit overdone at the bottom, they look abit too round there to me. other than that, epic icon.
     
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    Wow, you kept on improving this from good to great to awesome and now it's simply amazing (or epic =P).
     
  20. chilla_killa

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    Yes, but still not good enough to get approved, I think