CAP 29 - Part 14 - Shiny Palette Submissions


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Shiny Palette Rules
  • Shiny palettes must be submitted as palette swaps of the winning sprite entry. No other modifications to the image may be made.
  • Colors in a shiny palette must have the same relative hue and brightness compared to the corresponding color on the original sprite.
      • Acceptable:
        • Light blue -> light red
        • Dark blue -> dark red
      • Acceptable:
        • Light blue -> white
        • Dark blue -> gray
      • Acceptable:
        • Light blue -> gray
        • Dark blue -> black
      • Unacceptable:
        • Light blue -> dark green
        • Dark blue -> light green
      • Unacceptable:
        • Light blue -> light red
        • Dark blue -> dark green
  • Images must be in PNG format.
No more than three WIP shiny palettes can be posted by any individual person through the entire course of the submission thread.

Final Submission Post

All artists must make a final submission post conforming to the shiny palette rules (listed above) and the following:
  • The post must have "Final Submission" (in bold) as the first line, with the sprites at the top, and any additional description or comments (if applicable) below them.
  • The final submission image must be hosted on a reliable image hosting service (such as Smogon forums or Imgur). Do not use the 'Attach a photo' tool on messaging apps (e.g. Discord). Do not use Iaza or Ezimba.
  • Only make one (1) final submission post.


I went for a vampiric sort of coloration for this one:


I muted the frame to try to go for a more wooden like texture. I like white/black for the horns for a bit of a chessboard vibe as well.


Did another, aiming for a more natural palette, wooden frame with a mossy body and blue/yellow for an organic sky vibe.


One more, based on Marnie's color scheme from SW/SH. Think this one is my favorite, but I'd love some feedback.
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Final Submission

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Went for an almost-greyscale body with black and white ribbons in this one, with copper framing still to keep at least some coloured bits so it isn't as dull. Similar train of thought as Mimikyu's shiny, I suppose.
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tried making some sort of statue that looks old. Made the body and paint wood and turned the gold into stone. Also tried making those ribbons or horns into more natural colors like grass or fire.
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Colours based on Picasso's blue period for our favourite Cubism chimera. I gave it a silver frame rather than gold, but tried to retain the original shine and kept it bright. As for the ribbons/horns, I simply swapped the colours with each other, but I might change my mind on that later.
Final Submission
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Bronze frame with the body a more pink-ish color. No specific inspiration, I just went with things I thought would look interesting, not entirely sure on the flair(?) colors I went with.
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For this one, I wanted to go for a more poisonous palette with brighter colors. Idk I thought it would look cool
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And for this one, I wanted to try bringing out a jade-colored frame. Not too sure about the colors on the banner things though.


Cursed painting of a swamp lily. I like both for different reasons.


Living portrait of an Egyptian sphinx.
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I decided to go with something completely different for mine, instead reversing the colors almost entirely and leaning hard into the design's cubist inspirations.
Final Submission

I wanted to keep the poison and dark typing look while making ribbons that pop out. so i went with a midnight blue and silver frame.


Decided to lean a bit into primary colors and experiment with it to see how it would look. I actually ended up liking the blood-red body with the primary colors as accents, alongside changing the frame and bangles to silver rather than gold.


Definitely my favorite of the two, I went for a bit of a sleeker, less saturated approach. Again changed the frame and bangles to silver, but kept the eyes as a lighter shade of yellow to accent the darker greens and golden yellows.


A variant version of the green shiny, just wanted to see how a blood red would look instead. I think both versions work nicely!

Would love some feedback on which WIP should be the final submission, I'm torn between the last two. Thanks!
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Final Submission

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I based this shiny off of indigos significance and rarity in art historically, and then used it along with other elements to create a cooler theme compared to the warmth of the normal sprite
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Final Submission

After a couple people over on Discord expressed concern with my original shiny's legality, I decided to play it safe and standardize the colors a bit more, going with a Alolan Muk/Togekiss-esque palette swap and just changing the purples, greens and reds around.
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Final Submission

Decided to go for a bit of a different look and went with a darkened tone. I wanted to give off a bit more of a threatening aura to match its dark typing, so I went with a black body and silver frame with green and yellow ribbons/tassels.
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Decided to make it so it has a gold body, silver frame, and ruby and sapphire ears. Thanks to the people on Discord for their feedback and help.

Can I get a legality check on this please - I've tried to base it on the idea of a Shiny "White Lion" and a Blank Canvas, but I'm unsure if this exceeds the hue/brightness clause? I've kept the same gold as the base sprite to keep it tied together.
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