The character sprite was based on Redshrike’s ¾ character base. I realize my modifications dont’ make it the best sprite that has ever been created, but I think they can be useful when making tutorials for game development, or making games on your own.
I’ve posted them over at opengameart.org but wanted to make everyone here aware of them as well. You are welcome to use, modify and edit these assets as you see fit. There is only one condition: Please attribute the website opengameart.org somewhere within the project in which you use the assets.