I decided it might be interesting to try to touch up a few of the older Soft Landing sprites, and what better place to start than the iconic hero ship! Here’s my first pass, focussing on colour reduction, readability improvement and personality.
I think I’m ready to call this one completed. A few things about it still bug me a bit but I think it was a really good exercise. I started with the 森 palette, but eventually settled into a customized 15-colour palette of my own. The parts I enjoyed working on the most were the bag and the boots. I think the colour palette gives them a pleasing texture. It was also interesting doing another background, this one was easier than the last one because I was able to just make it up my own way, and the foliage was easier to arrange, compared to the technical complexities of an urban environment.