Max Schmeling

Max Schmeling

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Title: Max Schmeling
Pixel Artist: Mandrill  (Level 8 Partner :: 19494 points)
Posted: 8/7/2016 09:45
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  10 comments    12 faves    0 avatars

Maxe, Maxe; hurra!

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(For the weekly)

To be honest, there are not that many well-known German athletes. However, there is one that has always stood out to me.

Max Schmeling

A really humble and likeable guy who never had a bad word to say about his opponents. Even though the Nazis used him for their perfidious propaganda, he never supported their ideology, refused to join the NSDAP and even hid 2 jewish teenagers from the Gestapo.

I kept the piece in greyscale in order to pay a small tribute to the times when broadcasts were in black & white.

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Thanks for voting everybody! 1st place, yeah! 


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 9/4/2016 17:22

Thanks a bunch, dude!


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Terff (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 9/4/2016 13:16

Wow you got a lot of detail in such a small space!  Looks great!


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 8/10/2016 07:36

Thank you very much, buddy! :)


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Theoden (Level 5 Detective) @ 8/10/2016 04:04

I love the 30s feel.

Nice work buddy! :)


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 8/9/2016 09:34

@ vazovski

Great you like it, thank you very much.


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 8/9/2016 09:33

@ Alvarop

Thanks a lot. :)


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vazovski (Level 1 Thug) @ 8/8/2016 06:36

woha, love the light you made. also good choose of the athlete.


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Alvarop (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/7/2016 19:00

This is so good. Wow!


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 8/7/2016 14:59

Thanks a bunch, bobo! Greyscale is awesome when it comes to that!

Yeah, that's what I love about it too. Every single pixels serves a purpose.

No worries, one the few German legends in sports imo.


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king_bobston (Level 9 Boss) @ 8/7/2016 13:42

This portrait has a great placement of details, the arrangement of big vs small clusters is very pleasing!

I always love to details in such a tight manner, it's where pixel art really shines.

Also to my shame I've to admit I didn't knew about Max Schmeling so thanks for correcting that!


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