Starry night

Starry night

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Starry night



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Title: Starry night
Pixel Artist: FrostPumpkin  (Level 6 Serial Killer :: 6640 points)
Posted: 8/21/2016 09:03
Palette: 9 colors
Statistics:  20 comments    91 faves    0 avatars

Red violet  - #f2666c

Red - #c91f37

Yellow red - #351f19

Yellow - #ffb61e

Yellow green - #8c9e5e

Green blue - #a5ba93

Blue violet - #317589

Violet - #5b3256

Achromatic - #171412

I love restricted palettes :D


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Aniki (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/26/2016 21:25

I don't know what to say.
I'm in love with his feet animation <3


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OSM (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 8/23/2016 22:09

This is such a cool piece. Love everything about it.


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JerryPie (Level 11 Godfather) @ 8/23/2016 09:53

 too cool! Thanks for the breakdown


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FrostPumpkin (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 8/23/2016 07:52

Thanks JerryPie !
It was inspired by last week challenge on colors of japan, the first thought i had was a cherry tree - I really love the idea of a pink tree.
I started blocking tiles out as 8x8 solid color squares - detailled a few tiles I copied here and there (it's mostly tile based)
At this point it was a nice scene but quite empty so i added this character - probably very inspired by Cave Story character but it wasn't really intentionnal - added a few birds to give it some life.

Since the red and pink tree felt kind of extra terrestrial like i figured out i would add some stars to emphasis a bit on that - polished the whole thing up so tiles blend well and don't feel too repeat-y

I felt the whole scene was a bit static so I went on that animation - I love how little animation can bring some life to a piece. main inspiration there were animated sceneries by cocefi http://pixeljoint.com/pixelart/79056.htm - http://pixeljoint.com/pixelart/72648.htm

I wish i wasn't too lazy to animate the rest of it, like the birds, a few leaves falling :/

Last addition was the cat in the bottom since this part was kind of empty - took a few reference of sleeping dogs for the pose.

Sorry I couldn't bring any image on the process ! I have this bad habit of never saving things (i don't even have the psd with separated layers anymore :( )


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JerryPie (Level 11 Godfather) @ 8/23/2016 05:43

Wow! Id loved to see your thought process on this one. Everything works so well together. Was there any outside inspiration like a tv show or game? As simple as they are, the constellation lines/glow really knock me out! So cool!


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jok (Level 8 Guerrilla) @ 8/22/2016 04:40

very good


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Reo (Level 11 Sensei) @ 8/21/2016 23:58

Isn't this something. Good to see you again Frost! 


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slaughterism (Level 4 Ensign) @ 8/21/2016 21:12

Holy crap this is good. Fantastic job man!


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helcril (Level 7 Colonel) @ 8/21/2016 20:12

Simple and strong. Absolutely love it! 


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Sergiotron (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 8/21/2016 19:15

Outstanding piece!!! What a great way to put pixels together 


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DimWiddy (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 8/21/2016 17:17

What a charming scene!


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FrostPumpkin (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 8/21/2016 14:13

I wish it was animated too haha, actually the cat is a last minute addition - I was about to post it and realised the bottom part was kind of empty and needed something of interest. Tried some kind of breathing animation but couldn't get it right then I got bored of it 

(and yes it is starry, thanks for pointing that out !)
 


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Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 8/21/2016 14:04

Instawin!

Wish the cat had a subtle anim too =)

(btw shouldn't it be starry?)


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cure (Level 11 Godfather) @ 8/21/2016 13:32

Logged in just to fave this


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ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 8/21/2016 12:54

Really great.


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Irenaart (Level 4 Deputy) @ 8/21/2016 12:09

Gorgeous stuff!  Ready for some cute platformer...


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lamartire (Level 1 Depressed) @ 8/21/2016 10:44


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FrostPumpkin (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 8/21/2016 10:23

Yeah, this is inspired by my favorite pixelart related quote by Mrmo : "Rule #2: If in doubt, use tilesets!"

Thanks :D


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Pheno (Level 4 Button Man) @ 8/21/2016 10:18

Mrmo-flavored... beautiful stuff, especially the animation of the shoes. Everything is simple, clean, and beautiful to look at.


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Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 8/21/2016 09:55

Beautiful... Tears


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