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BTNViking03

Submitted by AbstractCreativity
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Yay, first icon I made for MONTHS. Litterally.

Anyways, I was aiming to change my style a little. Hope it looks good :]

This icon depicts a furious viking holding a sword and shield. Possibly in a state of berserk. :]


100% freehand, as always. Made with Paint.NET. Couldn't be arsed to use Corel today.

[UPDATED]
-Increased contrast. See 1st post for comparison pic.

Keywords:
Viking, Berserk, Rage, Warrior
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BTNViking03 (Icon)

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16:45, 18th Nov 2009 enjoy: Please make it less rough, but define it more.
  1. 16:45, 18th Nov 2009
    enjoy: Please make it less rough, but define it more.
     
  2. kola

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    looks too pixelized

    i think it also needs more shading
     
  3. AbstractCreativity

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    Icon updated!

    Old / New comparison.
     

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    Last edited: Nov 16, 2009
  4. kola

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    I think its better without... cuz with it, it looks pixelized like i said on my first reply

    oh and.. its gay that in 64x64 we dont see all the lil details u made in full size.. cuz u did a lot :p
     
  5. Pyramidhe@d

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    i suggest you work stright on the resized version to prevent pixelation
     
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    I tried resizing it, it seems to loose alot of quality when downsized so i cropped it abit differently.

    I only wanted to help, i did not edit the pic in any way.
    I'll remove it on request.

    It's a great icon nontheless.
     

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  7. oh_snap

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    Sigh. This is what happens when you're bored. Anyways, I did a quick touch up of your icon to show you what you can do. Overall, it needs more contrast.

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    ~Snap

    Edit: Added comparison and sharpened version.
     
  8. The Panda

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    That looks much better.
     
  9. AbstractCreativity

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    Who gave you permission to edit my icon!? >:O

    Just kidding :)

    Anyways, yeah, I know it looks a tad pixelated atm.
    And... A touch up? Nah, that looks more like a simple sharpen filter, oh_snap :p
    Imma update it shortly
     
  10. oh_snap

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    It was a touch up. I added highlights and shadows there, fella. :p Anyways, the point was that the issue isn't that the icon is pixelated. All it needs is some contrast with stronger highlights and stronger shading.

    ~Snap
     
  11. AbstractCreativity

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    I was kidding, fella :p (I am in a can't-stop-telling-really-bad-jokes-mood today.)
    Anyways, yeah, I am aware that it first and foremost needs contrast. Just sayin' it could get a little less pixelated as well.

    But thanks anyways :)
    EDIT: Updated: Higher level of contrast
     
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2009