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CHALLENGE 2/8/2010: My Love From Outer Sp

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Topic: CHALLENGE 2/8/2010: My Love From Outer Sp
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Subject: CHALLENGE 2/8/2010: My Love From Outer Sp
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 12:00am

CHALLENGE: My Love From Outer Space

From challenge winner http://pixeljoint.com/p/25154.htm - Synth:
Love rarely comes from where you expect it. Imagine and draw the first encounter with your perfect match...from another galaxy!!

Canvas Size - Max 240 (width) x 160 (height).
Colors - Max 32.
Transparency - No.
Animation - No.


CHALLENGE RULES

  • Participants have until this upcoming Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) to /pixels/submit_icons.asp'>submit their entry (strict). Don't forget to check the 'Submit to weekly challenge' checkbox.
  • Only new pixels allowed.
  • Open to all members.
  • Posting WIPs in this thread or in new threads in the /forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=8'>WIP section is highly encouraged, but ONLY SUBMIT YOUR FINAL ART.

CHALLENGE JUDGING

  • Every Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) the previous week's entries are judged.
  • Every week a new voting poll will be posted for previous week's entries.
  • Winner announced the following week.

CHALLENGE PRIZES/GOODIES

  • Top three finishers will receive an award displayed in your PJ gallery profile for all to see and envy.
  • Top finisher gets to call the following week's challenge...sweet.
  • 'Participation' ribbons will be given for all who enter.
  • No matter what happens you get challenged :)

CHALLENGE VOTING

/pixels/poll.asp?id=1176' name='vote' target='_blank'>Vote now for your favorite pixelart in this week's challenge!

CHALLENGE AWARDS

The My Love From Outer Space pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

/pixelart/50292.htm' target='_blank'>Nebula of Love by /p/4343.htm' target='_blank'>vierbit
/pixelart/50301.htm' target='_blank'>Cthulhu Love by /p/18979.htm' target='_blank'>DanielHyaku
/pixelart/50235.htm' target='_blank'>Alien Love -EDIT- by /p/12755.htm' target='_blank'>Flarfy


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge!

/pixelart/50146.htm' target='_blank'>love is relentles by /p/25905.htm' target='_blank'>varuks
/pixelart/50155.htm' target='_blank'>Love Invasion by /p/25458.htm' target='_blank'>Denmen707
/pixelart/50211.htm' target='_blank'>weekly challenge - My L0VE from outer space by /p/22368.htm' target='_blank'>orenshtiv
/pixelart/50245.htm' target='_blank'>Will You Be My Alien Valentine? by /p/25741.htm' target='_blank'>Stratus-Stereo
/pixelart/50297.htm' target='_blank'>domo arrigat ms. roboto? by /p/21187.htm' target='_blank'>Dhr. Bosch
/pixelart/50231.htm' target='_blank'>Alien Love by /p/24644.htm' target='_blank'>Ivy00
/pixelart/50258.htm' target='_blank'>CHALLENGE: My Love From Outer Space by /p/10277.htm' target='_blank'>Nomojo
/pixelart/50251.htm' target='_blank'>First Galaxy Love~ by /p/17275.htm' target='_blank'>Satsume
/pixelart/50291.htm' target='_blank'>Fell In Love With An Alien by /p/26209.htm' target='_blank'>Erin
/pixelart/50252.htm' target='_blank'>alien in love by /p/25237.htm' target='_blank'>bitswitcher



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Posted By: MrEon
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 3:41am

Saw the challenge when I logged in this after noon about 5pm, it is now 3am... yeah... so here is what I have. I didn't see that this had to be a Original Character so for fun I dug up some Fan Characters my wife and I have. So even if its not valid after all I still had fun making this.

Still a work in progress... I am REALLY bad at shading so its taking me forever and a day (Especially with the 32 color limit) Hints on shading would be appreciated.


Posted By: orenshtiv
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 6:18am
At last! got an idea for a challenge! :D
here's my wip(me and my giant alien GF):

the "clothes" on her are marks,not clothes,lol.
and this is really ironic! beacause my real gf is really not tall and i'm really really tall lol.
this is going to be so (alien'ish'-)cute! :3

[EDIT] I lineart(ed) it,and now i'm colouring it! she's going to be gold,and the marks white,lol.
[EDIT] I need help! i'm not good with BG's :S


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Posted By: Denmen707
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 7:46am

Does anyone have a color checker?


Posted By: Robinhood
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 10:20am
Originally posted by Denmen707


Does anyone have a color checker?


You can use http://www.online-image-editor.com - this online color counter which is pretty convenient.  Just make sure the file you're using is a .gif, there is an option that lets you do that as well c:

It's 20 by the way. ('v')b


Posted By: Denmen707
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 10:29am
thanks, anything on the design?


Posted By: Robinhood
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 2:56pm
Wait, is this for the weekly challenge?

Doesnt seem to fit the theme though.


The halo thing around earth doesnt really seem all that spread out, maybe make less colors, and the darker color even darker.  Sorry if I'm not explaining clearly my brain is dead from 2 and a half ours of math.


Posted By: Manupix
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 5:01pm
@ Oren: this looks great! Don't worry about a bg and check your lines and anatomy. That thing growing out of her head doesn't look as good as the rest, and is a bit meaningless. Also her hips should curve back a little.
Not sure about outlines either.


Posted By: MagikSage
Date Posted: 08 February 2010 at 5:10pm
This is going to be an interesting challenge.  I am looking forward to what will be produced.  I wont be participating; still need to finish my Black&White challenge...

I can empathize with you, TheRobinHood.  I've done an hour of math and have another hour to go.  Speaking of math, I suppose I should get back to work.


Posted By: orenshtiv
Date Posted: 09 February 2010 at 4:39am
Haha,thx,I'll remove that thingy,I think it's weird too :S
and what can I do with the BG? because i'm not good at making BG's and the challenge don't aprove transparency so I'll think about it ^ ^


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Posted By: FangsOfDevouration
Date Posted: 09 February 2010 at 8:21am
I have a question: is it supposed to be the perfect match between yourself and an extra terrestrial or just two extra terrestrials?

Thinking of making this my first go at the weekly challenges. :)


Posted By: M. Lucanius
Date Posted: 09 February 2010 at 3:07pm
Originally posted by orenshtiv



Greetings

I have very little experience in pixeling but I noticed that the nose was a little hard to differentiate, perhaps this would make it clearer and more noticeable?



but then again, maybe it makes her too human-ish idk


Posted By: Dhr. Bosch
Date Posted: 09 February 2010 at 5:54pm


going for the classic chrome/pin-up look of hajime sorayama
i'm not sure how exactly but i was planning on showing an assembly line in the backgound.

C+C welcome


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Posted By: Manjaman
Date Posted: 10 February 2010 at 10:51am
Dhr. Bosch : nice pose, though  the thighs seem a bit long. Keep working on your hands and your face. You really should keep the grid as a floor (with  some aa here and there), it perfectly matches the atmosphere of your piece. I think the pink wall doesn't fit the rest of the pic.


Posted By: Flarfy
Date Posted: 10 February 2010 at 1:11pm
Why is noone making a pic of Avatar? 

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Posted By: Robinhood
Date Posted: 10 February 2010 at 3:03pm
Originally posted by Flarfy

Why is noone making a pic of Avatar? 


Me thinks people want to be original.

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Posted By: Robinhood
Date Posted: 10 February 2010 at 3:09pm
Originally posted by Flarfy

Why is noone making a pic of Avatar? 


Me thinks people want to be original.

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Posted By: Dhr. Bosch
Date Posted: 10 February 2010 at 4:04pm
@ manjaman: thanks for the comments, though i agree that the grid is totaly eighties (as are chrome fembots) i'm not entirely shure how far i wanna take it. i was planning to put her in a more steriotypical harem room.

update:


fire away....

edit:
Originally posted by TheRobinHood

Originally posted by Flarfy

Why is noone making a pic of Avatar? 


Me thinks people want to be original.


 i resent that statement. i quite clearly stated my intention of blatently copying another artist's style. just not james cameron's.


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Posted By: Robinhood
Date Posted: 10 February 2010 at 4:57pm
Originally posted by Dhr. Bosch


 i resent that statement. i quite clearly stated my intention of blatently copying another artist's style. just not james cameron's.


Let me restate that:
Avatar would be an obvious thing to do as its quite new and quite specific that its a different planet. :)

sorry if I offended you '~'


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Posted By: orenshtiv
Date Posted: 11 February 2010 at 1:46am
@M. lucanius - Everybody says that the nose is a problem but she's an alien,it suposed to be like that,lol.
Oren.


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Posted By: orenshtiv
Date Posted: 11 February 2010 at 3:10am
Done!~
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p.s. it's my birthday! :D


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Posted By: Nomojo
Date Posted: 11 February 2010 at 3:23pm


Hmm, I wonder where this is going, and if it comes with an Achievement or not...
(WIP003)


Posted By: Robinhood
Date Posted: 11 February 2010 at 3:37pm
Happy birthday! 'v'

Nice job, commented on it, and as I said, I really dont see the point of the green outline in some places, seeing as its the only thing its used for.


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Posted By: orenshtiv
Date Posted: 12 February 2010 at 10:04am
@Nomojo - Inspired by MassEffect right? :P



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Posted By: Kudohazama
Date Posted: 13 February 2010 at 8:18am
Well I'll try to come up with something today since it's the only day I have a little spare time.


Posted By: Ivy00
Date Posted: 13 February 2010 at 1:22pm
I have been working on my lovable little alien.  I could use some crits at this point in time if anyone has any to offer.  Thanks :) 




Posted By: bitswitcher
Date Posted: 13 February 2010 at 2:40pm

done

EDIT://


Posted By: Dhr. Bosch
Date Posted: 14 February 2010 at 7:22pm


unfortunately i don't have the time or energy to AA the grid so i'm hoping it has it's charm like this... i think i'm going to submit.


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Posted By: Rock
Date Posted: 14 February 2010 at 7:59pm
Here is my entry:





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