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BTNWand

Submitted by Midnighters
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
This icon was created because Mr.Goblin thinks we need wand upgrade Icons. So I attempted my hand at it, and I think failed, so I am going to keep revising this till I get it right.

Let me know what you all think.

Changelog
Date Changed
Saturday, November 20, 2010; 00:16 Uploaded Icon
Saturday, November 20, 2010; 12:46 Changed icon completely
Saturday, November 20, 2010; 13:52 Changed icon to current style
Saturday, November 20, 2010; 14:46 Dimmed the red glow


Here is the fullsized image,

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BTNWand (Icon)

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27th Nov 2010 Pyramidhe@d: Useful
  1. 27th Nov 2010
    Pyramidhe@d: Useful
     
  2. Apheraz Lucent

    Apheraz Lucent

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    The wand needs to stand out of the background more. Try defining the shape as well, as it looks like a wooden sword.
     
  3. Midnighters

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    I will mess with it tomorrow, I feel like I am about to faceplant into the keyboard and go to sleep.
     
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    At the current state, this does only remind me of a wand because of the shape, what this really needs is definition, trying to get a wooden feeling to it, maybe some extras and details aswell. Alpharez is right aswell, it needs to stand out more.
    THere is a long way to go, but you can do it :p
     
  5. Apheraz Lucent

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    Not Alpharez, Apheraz :D
     
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    Oh, I am sorry.
     
  7. darkdeathknight

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    I dont really like this, it looks like a wooden sword. It should have a clear grip, maybe some decoration, etc.
    Oh and please don't say "Then use it as a wooden sword". I hate people like that.
     
  8. Midnighters

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    I hate people that restate what someone else has already said. Any icon has multiple uses.
     
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    you should draw some parallel lines (with a darker colour than the wood) through the wand.
     
  10. Apheraz Lucent

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  11. Midnighters

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    Icon updated, please give more feedback. I change the icon completely.
     
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    Now.. this is a wand.. but i think it might look a little dark ig..
     
  13. Apheraz Lucent

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    It would be nice if it can be surrounded by a light glow, or with energy that looks like a snake wrapped around the wand. Purple is too dark, for me.
     
  14. Midnighters

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    Changing that now, cause of that reason.
     
  15. Apheraz Lucent

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    It's not nice to see when a part of the icon is black, with rare exceptions. It is simple AND nice, which is a rare case. Try to make glow fade in the background more, and then use the dodge tool around the wand's background to make it look glowish.
     
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    woah.. sexy much? the changes just keep getting better.. you sir deserve reps for your hardwork.
     
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    nice work man, it looks like bloody wand! Suitable for vampires
     
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    Great work you've done here :D
    Its a little hard to see what it is but i know it's very hard to make a thin wand look clearly in 64x64 pixel size. Maybe you could add a little stronger highlight on the bright side just to make it more visible. Also i don't think the background is symmetrical according to the wands positioning.

    4/5, vote for approval and +rep!
     
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    the larger version doesn't look so good