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BTNRingofProtection

Submitted by RED BARON
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Yet another free time icon of mine.

Made with idea of a shield expanding from the ring to protect the owner.

The small size of the picture makes it a little blurred, but I hope some might find a use for it anyway.

Should someone need further borders (like UPG or similar) then feel free to tell and I will update it.

Do not use without giving credit - Do not change or edit it in anyway without asking permission.

Enjoy :smile:

Btw: The unreadable runes on the ring reads: Runes I love - :grin:

Keywords:
Ring of Protection, Protection, Shield, Ring, Gold
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09:57, 29th Aug 2009 zombie2279: Pretty decent, the effect is quite well made, but the overall simplicity of the ring ruins it. Redoing the shading and highlights would be a need, but it's approvable without the changes anyway. You might want try...
  1. 09:57, 29th Aug 2009
    zombie2279: Pretty decent, the effect is quite well made, but the overall simplicity of the ring ruins it. Redoing the shading and highlights would be a need, but it's approvable without the changes anyway. You might want try your chances with a glow.
     
  2. TheHunterKiller

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    The ring itself looks awesome, but the purple circle looks kinda random. This would be awesome without it.
     
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    Moar leik... ring of jellyfish? Lolz, nice idea but it looks a bit strange.
     
  4. RED BARON

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    Hmm yea I must admit that the force shield was a last minute idea, I actually only intended to make it have an armor looking ornament on it.

    But the forcefield is blue, not purple.

    Maybe I should remove the forcefield and just leave the sparks and the ring itself... Maybe - Else I'll properly make it as another icon (With some other color's perhaps)

    He He But I am quite happy with the positive responds I receive, after all I never once took a tutorial about how to create things like this - The only Photoshop tutorial I ever used was to make a water drop, and thats it :smile:

    I am grateful that you like it (both of you)
     
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    Ring lacks shadows ;)

    Else it's a nice idea and overall well made =)
     
  6. RED BARON

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    Thanks, the ring actually has a large amount of shading (and shadows) but impossible to see, hope it will useful anyway.
     
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    You were working on 512?
     
  8. RED BARON

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    Nahh size 698. Huh... I actually though I was working with size 512 :con:
     
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    Yeah, that's why the shadows aren't that visible, try to work in 256 or 128, I found out 128 turns out quite well ;)
     
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    Hmm yea, I can see why that would improve it.

    Thanks for the tip :smile:

    Now you got 1 white and 2 blue :wink:
     
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    NP ;)

    It's because resolution is to big and even if you make some details, they wont be visible at 64 just try to make a "normal size" dot in 512 and resize image down to 64x64, you'll see what happens.

    But this is for icons, if you like to make bigger stuff stick with larger resoultion =)
     
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    Yep I know, thats the exact reason why I made them too large, too used to making large pictures :wink:

    But indeed didn't think of starting small with icons, as I wrote I am also mostly making them for fun.
     
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    Looks good i like the creativeness in it.
     
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    Who doesn't? :p
     
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    The ring might need some more highlights
     
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    I the shield idea, so its good enough for a 4/5 from me.

    For a 5/5, might I suggest some more emphasis on the ring? (it is the main item after all) Perhaps a glow, or shadows, I dunno, anything you see fit, to draw the attention of my eyes towards the ring. Because currently the ring is sharing its center stage with the shield.
     
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    K I agree, but most likely won't change it as I figure to use a the gold ring in a changed form as a stand alone icon. If I do something nice with it I might just change it on this one also. :wink:

    Thanks