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-2019- Noireen by Eric-3 -2019- Noireen :iconeric-3:Eric-3 1 2 -2019- Mane Alternate by Eric-3 -2019- Mane Alternate :iconeric-3:Eric-3 3 4 -2019- Kilise by Eric-3 -2019- Kilise :iconeric-3:Eric-3 4 2 -2019- Heart 2 Offer by Eric-3 -2019- Heart 2 Offer :iconeric-3:Eric-3 53 4 -2019- Weekend by Eric-3 -2019- Weekend :iconeric-3:Eric-3 6 4 -2019- Scithia by Eric-3 -2019- Scithia :iconeric-3:Eric-3 6 4 -2018- Meet your Maker by Eric-3 -2018- Meet your Maker :iconeric-3:Eric-3 37 11 -2018- Pale by Eric-3
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-2018- Pale :iconeric-3:Eric-3 5 10
-2018- Rain by Eric-3 -2018- Rain :iconeric-3:Eric-3 5 6 -2018- Unfamiliar by Eric-3 -2018- Unfamiliar :iconeric-3:Eric-3 11 16 -2018- Sundown by Eric-3 -2018- Sundown :iconeric-3:Eric-3 29 28 -2018- Trina 2 by Eric-3
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-2018- Trina 2 :iconeric-3:Eric-3 5 5
-2018- Sakura by Eric-3
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-2018- Sakura :iconeric-3:Eric-3 1 2
-2018- Slade by Eric-3 -2018- Slade :iconeric-3:Eric-3 6 4 -2018- Trina by Eric-3 -2018- Trina :iconeric-3:Eric-3 5 4 -2018- Scithia by Eric-3 -2018- Scithia :iconeric-3:Eric-3 6 14

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Bone Formal by SirCrocodile
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Bone Formal :iconsircrocodile:SirCrocodile 2 35
Slade Vahn by SirCrocodile Slade Vahn :iconsircrocodile:SirCrocodile 5 30 .: Chibi Trina :. by InoXShika .: Chibi Trina :. :iconinoxshika:InoXShika 10 40 Leon Jago :.For Leo-Taku.: by Kagira Leon Jago :.For Leo-Taku.: :iconkagira:Kagira 7 39 Tron for Leo-taku by Zornsama Tron for Leo-taku :iconzornsama:Zornsama 3 7 Leo-Taku by Bender18 Leo-Taku :iconbender18:Bender18 2 7 tron and betty wip2 by ilex9 tron and betty wip2 :iconilex9:ilex9 1 5 Nexus vs Leotaku: Pt1 - Sketch by CloneWarrior Nexus vs Leotaku: Pt1 - Sketch :iconclonewarrior:CloneWarrior 0 9 For LeoTaku: Bardock and Tien by General-RADIX For LeoTaku: Bardock and Tien :icongeneral-radix:General-RADIX 1 12 Leo-Taku by Kagira Leo-Taku :iconkagira:Kagira 6 32 Scithia by Zornsama Scithia :iconzornsama:Zornsama 7 37 Birthday gift for Eric :D by InoXShika Birthday gift for Eric :D :iconinoxshika:InoXShika 1 18 Kakkarot is Hungry by X-babe Kakkarot is Hungry :iconx-babe:X-babe 9 16 ++In the end++ by X-babe ++In the end++ :iconx-babe:X-babe 22 24 Leotaku trade by X-babe Leotaku trade :iconx-babe:X-babe 13 8


-2019- Noireen
One of my characters, Noireen.

My previous sprite looked a bit too stiff, so I wanted to try a more active pose to see if that would loosen things up. I did a rough outline of the pose and I really liked it, but the look didn't transfer as well as I had hoped once I did this finalized figure.

I had to adjust some things for more proper anatomy, but that also took away some of the looseness and flow that I liked of the rough outline. As a result, I'm not that pleased with this overall, but I fixed it up as much as I could and felt I should just move on rather than use more time trying to make it work better.:hmm:

I also tried to exaggerate the style a bit, as that's something I've been considering messing with some more. While I do like how that aspect came out, the thing is that Noireen is already fairly petite and so doing that body type in this style isn't much of a stretch. I don't think some of my other characters' body types would transfer as easily...

The spiked ball she's holding is her weapon. It's attached to a rope-like thing of bone (like the thing coiled around her arm) that can freely extend or retract as needed. It's similar to a spiked ball and chain flail. It's just not clear here since she's holding it. You can get a better idea here. This was "Noireen" before the character actually became Noireen/before I changed the character into a female.…

And if you're thinking, "How is she holding a spiked ball like that??", the spikes are Reaper blades made of Necro Power and Necro power has no effect on Reapers since they're already dead. It passes through and they don't even feel it. Totally didn't have to make that up on the spot one time when I overlooked that I drew her holding something that should be painful and impractical. :paranoid:
-2019- Mane Alternate
One of my characters, Kilise.
This was supposed to be a casual/"off-duty" alternate design.

I started this with the idea of just taking her regular Reaper design and substituting regular clothes that share similar traits, like I did with Noireen and Scithia. I couldn't really think of enough to do with it though, so I had to add some other things as well to make it a little more interesting.

For reference, this is her regular design:…

Rather than just using her regular design as a basis, I also considered her personality and interests. Since she's so muscular, obviously exercise is a factor and so I used workout clothes as a starting point. On the shorts, I was going to substitute the...the rope thing you find on some pants to make it tighter or looser with a thicker rope or sash-like thing extending pretty far down to kind of resemble the loincloth of her regular design.

I don't remember what came next after this. Did I decide to add a thin zipper sweater with a fur collar (NOTE: Not real fur :p) to resemble a lion's mane; or did I decide to add tassels, turn the sash around, and have it hang low behind her to resemble a lion's tail? Either way, I did one of them and then thought of the other to support the theme further. Though why I thought of a lion in the first place is a mystery. :slow:

I chose the colour of the zipper sweater based on the colour of her regular design. I considered other colours like dark blue or purple, but I wanted to retain the colour of her regular design so it was still more easily identifiable as her (as all my Reapers have a single dominant colour in their design unique to them).

I was intending to use that same colour on her bandana and sash, and it looked OK...but it was also blending in with her skin colour more than I'd like, and the bandana was blending in with her hair colour in addition to her skin colour. I tried adding a pattern to the bandana and sash, but the extra detail didn't look good at this small scale. It made them stand out too much from the rest of the sprite.

In the end, I just decided to change the colour of the bandana and sash. Changing the colour of the sash also makes it less paired with the sweater, so the idea of the lion mane and lion tail is a little more subtle, I think.

For the bandana and sash, I changed them to orange as a reference to her cloth colour before I changed the character into a Reaper. I didn't want to use bright colours on Reapers, so I had to darken and desaturate her original orange cloth colour when I changed her to a Reaper.
(Semi-mature content warning)…

I wanted her alternate hairstyle to be kinda slicked back, large, and slightly spiky, but I couldn't get it to work with the bandana and had to change it. So this alternate hairstyle was chosen instead. It's also a reference, to her even-more-previous design. This even-more-previous design was from before I changed her skin colour and hair colour.…
-2019- Kilise
One of my characters, Kilise.

Like my pair of Scithia sprites from a little while ago, I started a sprite of this character to try a more casual/"off-duty" alternate design. But then adding all the clothes covered more of the base sprite than I'd like, so I also made a sprite of her standard design which leaves more of the base uncovered. I especially didn't want to cover much of the base here since I worked fairly hard on the muscles and didn't want it to go to waste.

So, not much to say for this one; I made it so the base sprite I made didn't go to waste, and it'll be nice as reference for the commentary on the alternate design I'm uploading right after this.
-2019- Heart 2 Offer
Aqua from Kingdom Hearts. I'm not a big Kingdom Hearts fan, but I've enjoyed the ones I've played well enough and Birth by Sleep was perhaps my favourite.

I kinda did this as a gift for someone, but I also kinda did it for myself since I like the character anyway. So let's just say I'm dedicating it to a friend. :p

I'd been wanting to draw Aqua for a while but I was too lazy to work with the design since I'm bad with drawing clothes and more complex accessories and stuff. It kept deterring me.

With pixel art though, I'm much more comfortable since I don't have to be as exact with the details and so I can relax more. It's also easier to fix mistakes or adjust things, generally. It has its own challenges too, but I usually find them actually fun to work through rather than finding it frustrating like when I run into a challenge with drawing by pencil.

So here we are. I finally "drew" her. I think the shoes could've come out better (I'm still bad with feet and shoes regardless of pencil drawing or pixel art), and perhaps she could stand to be a little taller. The middle-ish area of the blade could also stand to be thinner/go inwards more, but I couldn't really do it at this scale without either making it asymmetrical or TOO thin (1 pixel tall). Other than those, I'm pleased with how it came out overall.

Not sure if I should've made the scale larger. I think my last sprites were a bit too big. Now I'm wondering if this is a bit too small, or just right.
-2019- Weekend
One of my characters, Scithia. This is the "casual clothes" design I originally intended to do here:…

It didn't work out there but I didn't want to leave the idea unused, so I decided to try doing it with pixel art. I find pixel art a little easier to work with for something like this and it went much better than my pencil-drawn attempt.

I may end up going with pixel art for other design ideas, or just drawing more detailed designs in general (like of existing characters that aren't mine). The smaller scale means I don't have to be as precise with the exact details of a design and it's easier to fix mistakes or play with ideas without having to commit to them if I don't like it. It should be less stressful for me; drawing and colouring how I usually do is wearing on me and I need the break.

For anyone unfamiliar with Scithia's regular design:…

My aim with the casual clothes design was to keep similar elements and a similar look but while using regular clothing. The main elements were turning the bone "top" or covering into an off-the-shoulder top and turning the torn skirt into a sweater tied around the waist.

I chose an off-the-shoulder top since the thin upper part around the arms resemble the bone covering across her chest in her regular design (both thin and horizontal going across her). I also added diagonal frills to the bottom of it to resemble the bone covering over her ribs.

I don't think it's really clear in any pictures I've done, but the "cape"-like thing Scithia wears in her regular design is actually a hooded sweater just lifted up so it's only resting over the collarbone and the sleeves are hanging down the back. While this isn't the same sweater tied around her waist, I chose it to resemble both the "cape" and the skirt of the original design.

I only noticed this now; the sweater is so wide because of her hips that it might be a little too big for her to actually wear as a sweater. :paranoid:

Those are jean shorts under the sweater. I did draw them in their entirety, but the sweater covered most of it up. :hmm:

She still has a choker with a broken heart pendant thing, but I just changed it into a more regular-looking choker.
I added earrings that look like scythes...but you probably can't tell since the handle is like 4 pixels tall and the blade is 3 pixels long. :slow:

This sprite ended up larger than I imagined. I hadn't done pixel art in a while now and wasn't sure what size I wanted. I usually draw a little box to work within, but this time I just kept drawing trying to get the proportions that I wanted. By the time I was a fair way into it, it was too late to make it smaller without undoing the constant adjustments I made to get the form how I wanted it.

In the end, I guess it worked fine in that it shows the design better than a smaller sprite would've. The larger size was a lot more work though. Part of the reason I wanted to do pixel art was so that it was less work and less to worry about, but that didn't quite happen here. :(



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DylanCArt Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2019  Student General Artist
You are awesome my friend.
Eric-3 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Much appreciated. :handshake:
PMBO8 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see, you have a good talent in drawing, whathever you draw, how you do it matters
Eric-3 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot. I appreciate the faves. :thanks:
kiborgalexic Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for watching!
Eric-3 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for watching too, and taking a look at my stuff. I appreciate the comments and faves. :thanks:
DoctorChevlong Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for the watch by the way ;)
Eric-3 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem. :)
GabyCoutino Featured By Owner May 12, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice gallery

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