Teapot Migration

Teapot Migration

You need to be logged in to rate pixel art.

 

Pixel Art Details

Teapot Migration



user
Title: Teapot Migration
Pixel Artist: skittle  (Level 9 Nidan :: 19980 points)
Posted: 3/22/2016 11:39
Statistics:  16 comments    71 faves    0 avatars

For pixel_dailies. This version is a bit different, I adjusted the colour and a few minor things. Sorry about the messy sky, the waves are also probably a bit too busy for my liking, thought it was okay enough to post here tho.


Top Pixel Art - March 2016 (#9)Top Pixel Art - March 2016 (#9)

Discussion

If you would like to comment you will need to be logged in. Register now. It only takes a moment and it's free.


user
jarny (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/29/2016 14:55

I love the water!


user
Psiweapon (Level 4 Ensign) @ 3/28/2016 18:14

kettle in a storm


user
redmilion (Level 1 Thug) @ 3/28/2016 17:25

muy buena idea la de la teterita barco


user
skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 3/24/2016 12:02

Hmm, I see what you're saying. I had an older version of the teapots where everything was a lot more blue -I didn't think there was going to be enough variety if everything was the same way when I opted for new composition and all i.imgur.com/d8etfwa.png 

Here's an edit I made, not quite as pushed in towards blue as yours, the blue shadows make it look even more alike to a3um's piece which is similar as people were saying -I would suppose because both things are yellow, though gibli's teapot is yellow too. I do like your edit, but I am still having trouble deciding which I would prefer.

You may be right about the teapot seeming like a seperate piece from the ocean, I thought the reflections on the bottom would help with that, hmmmm


user
philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 3/24/2016 09:37

Teapot colors bother me, they somehow dont fit. Hot colors on cold ocean is really contrasting way too much to a point where they look like separeted pieces.

edit:

its cool to have reference when coloring, but make sure you know what you are doing with it!

Here's a general fix on multiple issues like composition, image polution, color etc.
Its cool to put the references you used on the description! (if you did)


user
skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 3/23/2016 13:32

Thanks dude :D 

I'm not sure how I feel about adding more lightning since I feel like that might clash with the already busy wave texture (I'm also not too keen on putting that much more time into this). I did however, lighten up and saturate the BG a bit more! Like you pointed out, it was a bit too desaturated. Here's the older version to compare! Imo everything pops a little bit more  i.imgur.com/8zaavje.png

@Zizka

Eyyy dude ty! Appreciate it a lot! 

@arico

Thank you also, man! 


user
Amorph (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/22/2016 16:37

Fantastic! I especially love the glow effect where the wave meets the teapot -- really well done.

I almost feel like the background could use a little more contrast and lightning (maybe like these: one, two) because the desaturated blues are a bit flat. But then again that might draw attention away from the foreground. Awesome composition either way!


user
Erico (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 3/22/2016 15:42

Amazing ocean!!


user
Zizka (Level 10 Operative) @ 3/22/2016 14:22

Holy shit, that water. Mucho progress.


user
skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 3/22/2016 13:19

I'll disappoint you with another wip, that'll show you >:U

@jamon

Thank you very much =)

@motrox

Thanks man! You've come a really long way too! 

@onilink

Haha, mandrill said the same thing

@Mandrill

I didn't say thankyou on twitter, so thanks dude! Funny that you say "studio ghibli" because I've had the idea of teapots being boats ever since I watched The Secret World of Arrietty a few years ago (except they didn't have a sail on theirs). I tried making a teapot boat back then but that failed hah

@FlyGy

You make a good point! I threw an edit in there, nothing really major, but I made the oar a bit more blue and threw in some simple highlights on the spout and sail :)


user
JerryPie (Level 11 Godfather) @ 3/22/2016 13:00

Awesome work man. The waves are incredible. Love the mood. One thing that might help the piece is throwing a little more blue light on the mast and ores...you added the light from the lightning bolts on the ship but stopped there. Anyway, regardless these are really great pixels. Good job.


user
Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 3/22/2016 12:55

Absolutely fantastic piece! The mood and funky ship design scream "Studio Ghibli".

btw. thanks a ton  for the retweets! :P


user
onilink_ (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 3/22/2016 12:53

Reminds me this :b

Nice waves :p


user
Motrox (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/22/2016 12:41

You're skills have improved ,and continue to do so,  at such a rapid pace!

Great work man :) 


user
king_bobston (Level 10 Capo) @ 3/22/2016 12:38

A finished piece

"[...] thought it was okay enough to post here tho."
ah, nvm.

Kidding, I love it!


user
jamon (Level 10 Operative) @ 3/22/2016 12:32

Great watter details!


Related & Tags


teapot, migration, pixel_dailies, Teapot Migration avatars, Teapot Migration icons, Teapot Migration pixel art, Teapot Migration forum avatars, Teapot Migration AOL Buddy Icons

Recommended Products

Donate

Want to give some dough back to all those amazing pixel artists? Donations provide prize money for contests, help cover hosting costs and support new initiatives.

Report Problem

If you are going to report an issue with this piece please provide relevant URLs/Images to back up your claim.

Register

If you would like to be a team player why not register? It's quick and easy and you'll be able to comment on, rate and upload pixel art.

Already Registered?