an art request! Pimp My Desktop

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Offline Azumarill

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an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« on: April 30, 2010, 04:02:00 »
Hey, can someone put a top on this wallpaper?

a link to that image, just for kicks


This is the tileset used in it:

likewise


I was thinking something along the lines of "add tops to the trees, put some kind of sky in there".

This would be much appreciated! Using KS visuals recommended but not required!

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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2010, 08:39:45 »
heh, that is already absolutely awsmoe! i'm currently bogged down getting my install of Ubuntu up and running, but if i have time i'll see what i can do :)
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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2010, 11:00:58 »
From a designer point of view, I would actually suggest to move everything up 5 rows, and add a little bit to the bottom too. You have darker colours in your tileset, that would fit perfectly on the bottom.

Also, if you have your taskbar on the bottom, it'll overlap the most bottom ground tiles. You might not have the taskbar on the bottom, but someone else who also wants to use this might.
« Last Edit: April 30, 2010, 11:02:38 by LPChip »
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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2010, 12:16:03 »
You might not have the taskbar on the bottom, but someone else who also wants to use this might.
Hah. I don't even have a taskbar. X)

But yeah, the ground should definitely take up a bit more space.

Edit
What gradient did you use as background?
« Last Edit: April 30, 2010, 12:18:41 by Razzorman »
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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2010, 14:00:30 »
Well, it didn't turn out as well as i had hoped (probably not the best background), but here it is:
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Criticism accepted!
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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2010, 02:14:23 »
Wow, that looks nice, ACWL. :D

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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2010, 02:58:37 »
Wow, that looks nice, ACWL. :D

Really? Much appreciated :^^:

I'm about to upload it on dA, if anyone objects, please do, and i'll pull it down.
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« Last Edit: May 01, 2010, 03:20:12 by AClockworkLemon »
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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2010, 07:47:47 »
I have some criticism:
  • The tops look lopsided and don't really align well with the bottom; proposed solution: mirror bottom then vary
  • The trees in the back appear significantly taller than those in front; proposed solution: cut out background from top
  • The background tree bits appear far too bright in the top, using the washed blue-green color that worked in the bottom; proposed solution: cut out background from top.
  • The gradient at the top looks a little wonky but I can't put my proverbial finger on why.
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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2010, 08:11:33 »
I have some criticism:
  • The tops look lopsided and don't really align well with the bottom; proposed solution: mirror bottom then vary
  • The trees in the back appear significantly taller than those in front; proposed solution: cut out background from top
  • The background tree bits appear far too bright in the top, using the washed blue-green color that worked in the bottom; proposed solution: cut out background from top.
  • The gradient at the top looks a little wonky but I can't put my proverbial finger on why.
much appreciated. I agree about the tops of the trees looking a little wonky. also, although i can't put my finger on it either, i thing the gradient is weird because it fades from white to orange, which might be throwing things off a little.
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Re: an art request! Pimp My Desktop
« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2010, 13:39:19 »
That looks very nice, ACWL. It works perfectly as a minimalistic "retro" wall-paper  8)

It'd be cool if you or someone else made a night version of it.
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