Warking birb

Warking birb

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Title: Warking birb
Pixel Artist: MrFariator  (Level 3 Corporate Drone :: 2076 points)
Posted: 4/16/2017 15:01
Palette: 7 colors
Statistics:  10 comments    34 faves    0 avatars

Is a chocobo for them easter shenanigans.

Edit: fixed a single stray transparent pixel that somehow had gone unnoticed.
Edit 2: Minor fix around the (chocobo's) left leg. There are other fixes I could be doing (I did this quite quickly in 2.5h) but I'm going to leave it at that.


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Slinky (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/22/2017 21:14

Can't stop loving this! Love the bounce that goes with it.

DexRunner (Level 6 SWAT) @ 4/21/2017 15:39

I've also been finding​ that with the yellows.  Usually they end up looking more brown and sometimes green!  It's crazy. But this is a great way to take it.  Thanks again!

MrFariator (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 4/21/2017 12:01

Thank ya kindly, fellas.

Yeah, I have grown rather fond of avoiding straight color ramps (aside from maybe pure grays). With yellows in particular I tend to go towards warmer colors, because darker shades of yellow often times look muddier. Since most of the pixel stuff I do leans towards more "cartoony/gamey" look, a warm orange fits better than say, "dark goldenrod" (#B8860B, or sRGB:[184,134,11]). This then naturally leads to reds, which mixes well with black, so it can be easily used for AA in a piece like this.

Of course, I'm no expert on color theory or AA, but I'm glad that my work is of help.

DexRunner (Level 6 SWAT) @ 4/21/2017 10:07

Anything with little music notes makes me pretty happy!  

I love how you Anti-Aliased the feathers with the red and orange.  I think that was the right call for keeping the color count down.  I've been trying to understand A.A. better and this alone gives me a good/better idea how to use it!  Thanks, MrFariator!  Great job!  

emsisko (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/21/2017 09:17


MikePixel (Level 1 Intern) @ 4/20/2017 15:04

This is adorable!

MasterGrand (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 4/17/2017 05:01

Splendid !

destalbott (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/17/2017 04:56


PixelCod (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 4/17/2017 01:57

Glad to see you Pixelling again!

Risenshiney (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 4/17/2017 00:30

How very cute and nicely animated!

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