Pixel Art Challenge: Heart Attack Horror


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Challenge winner DawnBringer wants you to pixel a scene of something that you think would or could give you a heart attack! The artist may put him/herself in the image, but it's not a requirement.

Canvas size - Max 200 x 200.
Colors - Max 16. Use only colors from this palette:

<br/><a href="http://i45.tinypic.com/j961x5.jpg" target="_blank">View Raw Image</a>

Please make sure you double check your entry fits the color restrictions before posting your submission!!!

Transparency - No.
Animation - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by skamocore @ 12/7/2009 00:13  |    7

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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 12/8/2009 08:19

It's a color/brightness-ramp map. Designing these is a good way of creating well balanced & efficient palettes. And once you have it - you can easily find all the best options for ramping and AA etc. for any given color(s).

I thought this would serve as a piece of education and inspiration for those pixelpushers that still has not been enlightened with the values of palette control.

 


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Mathias (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 12/8/2009 07:47

What's with the nutty palette map thingy?


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Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 12/8/2009 02:44

nice challenge!

http://stuckinthe90s.eu/pixels/scaryshit.png

not really an entry, just more of a direction i would go towards if i were to participate.

gross-kinda stuff like insects, maggots, broken teeth, wads and such are prolly the scariest of all. give it a close-up perspective and you can really scare the shit out of somebody.

arachne should try!


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Zweckform (Level 1 Intern) @ 12/8/2009 00:53

I like palette challenges, sadly there is no time for this one. When i think about it, this could cause a heart attack!


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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 12/7/2009 15:56

Yes, any size as long as no side is bigger than 200 pixels, and any number of colors (16 or less) as long as they are found in the given palette.


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schafft (Level 1 Intern) @ 12/7/2009 15:49

I understand that the number of colors may be less? And size may be less?


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Damian (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 12/7/2009 01:33

This made me lol:
"The artist may put him/herself in the image, but it's not a requirement."
That gave me the wrong impression the first time I read it :P.


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