I'm a newcomer of pixel art. I need your help!

I’m not good at drawing pixel art. I really need your help to let me know my Insufficient.
sand rock1
tree (2)
I can only draw rock and tree.
I need your help!
(I’m a student in CHINA and my English is so bad that I hope you can understand what I’m talking about)

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Your tree looks awesome, and your rock looks like a rock. :stuck_out_tongue: Might be a good idea to be consistent with your use of pixel borders. Your rock has a color border around it while the border of the tree has no border. It seems your sprites are in 16x16 tiles right? I would also suggest thinking about the substance of your pixel art. Your tree seems very box shaped and I would suggest having more curved lines and lighting for the leaves. So make sure you are purposefully using non curved lines whenever you want to make something look sharp. Here’s my fast edit… Doesn’t do yours justice but it has some things to think about. image

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thanks a lot ^-^

You are welcome, do you have anything else you want me to look at. Either way I think watching some of these might help you.
Mort mort: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsn9MzwyPKeCE6MEGtMU4gg
Brandon James Greer: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC26K7LTSrJK0BPAUyyvtQg
Pixel Pete: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7OO80qJzGTLOj_6-0dmOiA
AdamCYounis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC08QfQDLAd9D7aYPFgBUIng
DYA games time lapses: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3DZ93Nbou0F4P85Xnq4Ogw

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thanks a lot, It has been 10 months since I come to this blog last time ,My skill has been improved a lot ,thank you very much for helping me, your support made me became a old man in pixel art ,thanks you so much.

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Hi! I wanted to ask, how much have you improved in 10 months?
I’m curious since i’m new in pixel art too! (can you also show some of your artworks if you don’t mind it?)

my painting skills is still very poor. I don’t even dare to show you. TOT

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You’re being too humble, if you can do this, you can do way more

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thanks a lot. lol

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Hello. Well I can say if that’s the beginning of your journey, then you are off to a pretty good start!
You have some understanding of form/light and shadow so that’s good. Some minor things regarding the rock: Try to use the darker outline where the shadow is and lighter one on the light side. Also you should try using the same contrast you used on tree when it comes to rock highlights, might end up with nice and sharp edges! About the tree: Try not to focus on adding more stuff but trying cleaning up the shapes you already have. In the crown of your there there are these HUGE squares that give off the messy vibe. Work them into more organic shapes and clump them together more so the eye have spots to focus on and other spots to rest. Cheers and keep on pixeling :slight_smile: .