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Glass Dragon by NakaseArt Glass Dragon by NakaseArt
Played with my old Glass dragon sketch...

I was going for a glass look...but it ended up looking more like silver and gold :\
I think I'm going to go back and redo the colors like Acortesha's colored pic :P

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ray72285 Mar 24, 2009   Traditional Artist
Another awesome sprite. :)
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:iconnakaseart:
NakaseArt Mar 24, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
thank you <3
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DraveDragonheart Feb 27, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
the result maybe not what you wanted but it still looks really great :D
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:iconnaba008:
even if its not too much glassy, its still a really great and rawrsome work, and I absolutely love it <3 x3 keep it up, and I'm sure you'll soon get better in glass stuff in pixal arts. x3
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NakaseArt Feb 25, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
yah ^^; I'm working on learning the whole pixel art thing xD
thank you :D
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Zyearth-Defender Feb 24, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glass is one of the hardest effects to achieve in pixel art. I know, I've tried it! Here's a few suggestions!

One, try making your glass a little more gray and/or white rather than blueish. People look at glass as blue, but it's really more of a gray color when shaded.

Two, make it transparent! Draw a few subtle lines that suggest that you can see THROUGH the dragon and see his tail and other leg. That'll help give it a look of glass.

Overall the shading is really well done. Try making the highlights a little brighter, because glass highlights are almost always white, no matter what. try looking at a piece of glass and you'll see what I mean!

I really like the flural on the back of the dragon. Good coloring and shape, and the shading is well done.

You're really working hard at this and getting much better! XD Keep up the good work.
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NakaseArt Feb 24, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
:D thank you for the (well needed) advice ^^;

and yeah, I'm really trying to learn this art style :D
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Zyearth-Defender Feb 26, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And also, for whatever reason, DA was giving me the hardest time about favin this... >> I'm happy to see it's finally decided to let me. XP
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Zyearth-Defender Feb 26, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well I'm always here if you have any questions. XD I don't claim to be an expert, but I am experienced, so I've probably hit a lot of the bumps you've been hitting.
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Acortesha Feb 24, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol I looked at this one and was like "now I know I've seen this before" then a was like >.<
:D Don't worry, my mind works sometimes :rofl:
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