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BTNScaredLuigiV3

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I usually make icons smaller from start... but I can see it wasn't working that well.


So I decided to make a large picture first, then resize it...


I made this for my upcoming map of Mario Melee, this is a spell for luigi (related to the fear of boos).


here is the big picture:

ily9g1.png




V3 big picture:



317k1lg.jpg





Update 2: Added a background. improved lightning/shading, +zoom

Update 3: reimproved lightning, deleted background, improved colours contrast

Keywords:
Luigi, fear, afraid, scared, boo, boos, lotr, king, luis, lotrkingluis, mario, peach, mushroom, shroom, bowser, super, green, icon
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BTNScaredLuigiV3 (Icon)

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16:15, 19th Mar 2015 Sin'dorei300: The shading needs improvement, it's too faint. There's too much black(unused) space. U could add a background, but don't overdo it. Also, try to zoom-in a bit. 15:20, 5th Apr 2015 Sin'dorei300: Commented...

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16:15, 19th Mar 2015
Sin'dorei300: The shading needs improvement, it's too faint. There's too much black(unused) space.
U could add a background, but don't overdo it.
Also, try to zoom-in a bit.


15:20, 5th Apr 2015
Sin'dorei300: Commented.

21:46, 19th Sep 2015
Sin'dorei300: Like i said, some features should be better defined(using shading, not black outlines): eyes, ears, hands, mouth.
An example, the eyes and teeth have zero shading, and, generally, the shading is kinda poor.
 
followed your advices Sin'dorei300 :)

Not really. :)

U made some changes, but the shading still needs work.
Keep in mind where the light comes from.
The background is boring and doesn't bring anything new to the icon.
Luigi's hands aren't well defined and are hard to recognize at first glance.
His eyes also need definition, as well as the mouth.
U don't need to reproduce exactly the reference picture. Not every picture can become an icon.
Some modifications are necessary for a good icon. This is where our imagination and creative spirit intervene.
That goes for all icons based on SM.
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient, take a look:
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2013/124/c/a/super_mario_fanart____by_der_reiko-d643lnn.jpg
http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/257/8/e/the_real_super_mario_by_vantasy-d5ek23p.jpg
http://i1.wp.com/www.geekartgalaxy...._by_daviddleonluis-d6pp1j5.jpg?resize=575,725
http://www.geek-art.net/mike-puncekar-super-mario-characters/
 
I'm saying that, u don't need to reproduce exactly the reference picture.
Coz, not every picture can become a good icon. :)
Some features should be better defined.
Definition and shading should be more intense than in ur reference pic, in order for ur figure to not appear flat and blurry in the small icon.
Keep in mind that it's 64x64.
 

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I think the hands could have a stronger shadow between the finger and the hand
 
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