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My GIMP artwork.

Post by Twilight Wolf » Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:36 pm

I thought you guys might be interested in seeing some of this stuff I've made. Nothing terrible special, but I like it nonetheless.

First up is what I call "The Faceless Atari Jaguar Controller." This was one of the first things I made with GIMP, back in July.

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Next up is "'Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots'" (Sega Saturn edition)" Made this in August; used it as the background on my YouTube channel for a while.

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The last one (for now) is a Sega Saturn game made into a PS3 game: the cult classic "Lunacy," which is one of the best games I've ever played, and one of my very favorites. (The quality isn't the best because the only high-rez scan I could find of the original cover wasn't the greatest.)

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I've got some more, too, and I might post them depending on how you guys respond.

What do you think?
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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by eagle5953 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:37 am

They look really good.

The controller is entirely convincing, especially the keypad area. It looks like a sticker is supposed to go there.

The two games are less convincing, probably because the system logos on the left side are impossibly vertical - I mean, they do not deviate by a single pixel. Perhaps it would look more convincing if you had the case laying down at an angle - you know, more natural looking than straight-on.

Hope that helps, and keep going with it! I'm trying to learn GIMP myself.

FYI, my first GIMP edit was the opening scene from The Lion King. I made it look as if Rafiki was holding up my mp3 player instead of Simba - completely random, I know...

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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by Twilight Wolf » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:41 pm

Hey, thanks for the input! I'll keep those suggestions in mind for future works.

I'm still a noob at this kind of thing, so the more creative assitance I can get, the better.
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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by 64M320N3 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:16 pm

Twilight Wolf wrote:Hey, thanks for the input! I'll keep those suggestions in mind for future works.

I'm still a noob at this kind of thing, so the more creative assitance I can get, the better.
I wouldn't say your a noob, but i wouldn't say you're a god, either. :wink:
Keep practicing.
Maybe this is just personal preference, but i do think that there are better image editing tools than gimp, but of course none of us has the money for photoshop, though.
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Post by khaag » Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:26 pm

I have the "money" for photoshop. :wink:

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Post by wallydawg » Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:29 am

hah everyones saying how many discs it would take to put MGS4 on 360, imagine how many it would take for saturn
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Post by Twilight Wolf » Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:37 am

I actually did the math for that when I first made it; it came out to something crazy like 73 discs. You'd have to devote a whole shelf to just one game!
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Post by ghosstt » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:01 am

And keep changing disc very often.

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Post by bicostp » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:17 am

Well, keep in mind the models and textures would be a lot lower-definition.


So maybe 20 discs. :lol:

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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by 64M320N3 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:20 am

ghosstt wrote:And keep changing disc very often.
OOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHH YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA............
Imagine it:
"Snake, please change the disc."
Play another five minutes
"Snake, please change the disc."
:lol: That would be just stupid.
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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by weaponepsilon » Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:47 pm

I dunno about the whole amount of discs for the Saturn. They would lower the res, movies would be half frame, all of the extras wouldn't be there, and the visuals would be different. Maybe 6 discs, one for each chapter?
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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by Twilight Wolf » Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:02 pm

Yeah, I think you guys are right; it'd be way less than 73 discs in any case. I was just basing my math off of the size of a Blu-Ray disc (about 50 gigabytes, give or take a few depending on how it's coded or whatever) and Hideo Kojima's claim that "MGS4" takes up a whole one.

Either way, I'd imagine there's at least one extra disc devoted to "Metal Gear Netlink." (I should make one of those.)
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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by emeraldz » Wed Feb 04, 2009 6:54 pm

nice job on the MGS4 Sega Saturn Cover. especially since your using GIMP and not Photoshop.

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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by Mario » Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:19 pm

Seeing how this has gone really off topic, maybe it'll be okay if I post something I've done with Paint.NET:
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Re: My GIMP artwork.

Post by Twilight Wolf » Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:24 pm

I wouldn't say it's gone really off-topic; the discussion just kind of branched out from the "MGS4" cover I made.

That is a cool picture, though!
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