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Jul 4, 2020 at 2:22 PM
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Couldn't make head or tail of (how to draw) the dragon. Get it? Ha ha. Sorry.

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Jul 4, 2020 at 5:07 PM
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Whoa, that's a really nice piece! The detail in Quote and Kazuma is really impressive, and the night sky looks amazing. I also really like how you've adapted the blocks, especially those flower blocks with the aging cracks. I'm also really impressed with how well you did the moonlight reflecting off of Quote and Kazuma, as well as the platform they're standing on.

How long did it take you to make this?
 
Jul 4, 2020 at 5:48 PM
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Thank you! It took a fair bit of effort - about 16 hours, spread out over a week or two. The only reason I could stay focused was that it gave me an excuse to not do more important things like studying :p
 
Jul 5, 2020 at 1:01 AM
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Couldn't make head or tail of (how to draw) the dragon. Get it? Ha ha. Sorry.

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Wish I could offer advice, but my drawing skills are poor. Anyway, I liked it a lot, and loaded it in photoshop etc on a whim! Just for fun, hope you don't mind:
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Jul 22, 2020 at 9:59 PM
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Late, but that's a gorgeous piece! :>

Good use of 16 hours, though not necessarily a good replacement for studying. (Hopefully you got that done eventually.)
 
Jul 29, 2020 at 6:20 PM
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Wish I could offer advice, but my drawing skills are poor. Anyway, I liked it a lot, and loaded it in photoshop etc on a whim! Just for fun, hope you don't mind:
cavestoryimage-edit2.jpg
I love how dynamic you made it! Especially the clouds and the shading. I gotta say, you're good at this!

Late, but that's a gorgeous piece! :>

Good use of 16 hours, though not necessarily a good replacement for studying. (Hopefully you got that done eventually.)
Thanks a bunch! I shall keep your well-wishes in mind, and in turn wish you well with what it is that you do!

...So, I realised I haven't drawn Curly recently, so here have a quick simple doodle:
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I tried vectorizing it, but it's not very good, so meh.
(criticism is welcomed)
 
Sep 11, 2020 at 11:49 AM
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Dec 24, 2020 at 7:39 PM
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This is kind of late, but hey, sinisterMayo, I really like this! The little shadow effect, the dust cloud on the ground, the effects around the guns, the billowing scarf/hair, the color choices, it all looks wonderful! Please do keep at it with your art because it is really cool.

...so I was busy with school and missed the big day :/. Happy 16th birthday, Cave Story! It's been forever since I've drawn anything, but still, have a sloppy doodle
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Dec 24, 2020 at 10:17 PM
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Quote be READING

Nice
 
Dec 6, 2021 at 8:56 PM
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Seems this thread no longer gets any traction. Let me fix that with a digital drawing of my favorite mimiga:
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I'll be posting here somewhat frequently as I try to get the hang of pixel art. Feel free to give any pointers (and hopefully a few resources) to help me by.
 
Dec 6, 2021 at 10:47 PM
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Oh wow, I can't believe that this thread went almost an entire year without any posts.

For what it is, I think the picture looks decent. It's a pretty simple and small drawing, so there's not much to comment on, but I think the feet and torso are pretty well-drawn. It might be nice if the image was framed so that Kanpachi's lower body wasn't cut off. I like the touch of Chinfish peeking out from behind. I see what you're trying to do with the reflection of Chinfish in the water, but it's kind of hard to bring that out given that we don't have a clear view of the water. I'm not a great pixel artist, so don't ask me how, but I feel like Kanpachi's face and eyes could be improved a bit.
 
Dec 6, 2021 at 11:04 PM
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aw, that's cute, i like how his clothes are shaded!
 
Dec 7, 2021 at 12:38 AM
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Very nice drawing, more Kanpachi
 
Dec 7, 2021 at 9:37 PM
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Oh wow. Didn't expect this many responses. Thanks for the compliments.
Kanpachi's face and eyes could be improved a bit.
You're right. I committed one of the ultimate sins in drawing and messed up the alignment of the eyes. I also realized their head was pretty big, so I shrunk it down. Can you believe it was even LARGER before I posted this version? Made them into a big dumb egghead.

It might be nice if the image was framed so that Kanpachi's lower body wasn't cut off.
I must've gotten scared to draw the rock edge and water underneath, cramming the poor mimiga into the bottom of the image. Never really got the hang of drawing anything other than characters, but since I want to make a graphical mod, I must practice everything.

I like the touch of Chinfish peeking out from behind. I see what you're trying to do with the reflection of Chinfish in the water, but it's kind of hard to bring that out given that we don't have a clear view of the water.
The fish is supposed to be in a bucket. How embarrassing for me... Thanks for all the advice. Seems I need to work on the fundamentals a little bit more.

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I went back and spruced it up. I think this looks much better than the first. Almost unrecognizable even.

I also drew another image, but this time, it's of my 2nd favorite mimiga, Santa (and Chako):
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Surprise, a colored drawing! Wanted to incorporate a lot more colors and a background for this one. Worked on it until I hit a wall. I'm not fully satisfied with it, but I thought it was good enough to post. Criticism is always welcome.

By the way, did you know Santa wears pants/shorts?
 
Dec 7, 2021 at 11:01 PM
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I went back and spruced it up. I think this looks much better than the first. Almost unrecognizable even.
Definitely a lot of improvement there. Kanpachi's eyes look a lot better, and I like how you added the rock edge there, it definitely makes the image feel more complete. The one thing is that even though it's a lot more obvious now that Chinfish is in a bucket, the blend between Chinfish and the bucket doesn't look very natural.

I also drew another image, but this time, it's of my 2nd favorite mimiga, Santa (and Chako):
I really like this one. That's some nice shading from the light of the fire. I love how you did Chaco's relaxed expression and demeanor, it fits her character very well. Santa's body looks pretty good, but something about his eye seems off. I'm having trouble telling if he's nervous or frustrated.

By the way, did you know Santa wears pants/shorts?
I never paid super close attention, but looking back at his sprite, that does indeed seem to be the case.
 
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