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Title: Yahkehbu and the Golden Bell
Pixel Artist: delicatone  (Level 7 Sheriff :: 7494 points)
Posted: 4/3/2016 15:59
Palette: 28 colors
Statistics:  7 comments    2 faves    0 avatars

A self-portrait in the style of Jinn. I think it could use a lot more tweaking, but I'm out of time. 

Golden Bell is the name of my guqin (instrument) which is named after my favorite type of cricket.


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delicatone (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 4/12/2016 07:12

Thanks :D and sure you do! *fist bump!


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Fusionnist (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 4/11/2016 11:41

A++

Lovely work you've done there, high five! (not that I deserve one XD)


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delicatone (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 4/4/2016 17:44

Thank you for the suggestions! I will definitely rework this piece and upload once the voting closes :D


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Jinn (Level 11 Godfather) @ 4/4/2016 13:19

I think the key is to not be a slave of the palette, I use it mostly to have a base to work on, but if you ever need a color that it's not there, there's no problem to create new ones (or to mix the ones that are already there).

In this piece in particular, I think that some darker shades are missing, specially on the body. You could add some details like the even darker folds in the shirt, and/or to make the instrument cast an even darker shadow when it meets the legs.


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delicatone (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 4/4/2016 00:05

I had a few minutes after lunch to do some quick changes, I tried to give the face a more charicature feel, and tried to make the clusters a little more bold. Hopefully it reads a little bit more like your style?


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delicatone (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 4/3/2016 16:45

I really enjoyed working with your palette, definitely different than what I had been doing so a great way for me to learn. I was having a hard time with the highlights on the guqin, but once I used the green/gold colors, leaving the blues for the shirt, it all started to come together. 


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Jinn (Level 11 Godfather) @ 4/3/2016 16:25

It's always great to see someone else putting your palette in use!

I wonder your thoughts on it.


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