Carter: The Weird Green Jellybean Being

Carter: The Weird Green Jellybean Being

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Carter: The Weird Green Jellybean Being



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Title: Carter: The Weird Green Jellybean Being
Pixel Artist: DexRunner  (Level 7 Sheriff :: 9139 points)
Posted: 2/25/2018 21:10
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  2 comments    3 faves    0 avatars

This was actually more of a challenge than it looked.  The only things I knew about this funky little dude were that 1.) he's weird and 2.) he rides around on a jellybean... sometimes... I think.  The jellybean was actually pretty simple to come up with but, for some reason, coming up with an interesting way to represent his head was pretty frustrating.  I decided to animate him at the last second so it's a little spacey with the frames.  8 frames, but they were compiled pretty quickly.  I didn't take advantage of the 16 color limit (I actually thought it was 8 when I started ).  I also designed it to look better with the background color in the detail pic because I thought I was running out of colors so I decided the lightest of the palette colors would fit best... and I think it just looks better that way.  Which is nice.  x)  I went back and put several different colors on the background just to test it out and, though they didn't look bad, it just looks better this way and I can keep my low color count.  I just Loooove to complicate things.  But, at last, here he is in all his jellybouncing glory.  Enjoy... and don't eat the green ones!  

----Update

The detail file sucked.  Lol!  So you get the preview as the actual submission.  Also, the thumb, due to the transparency, does have 8 colors.  Which is fine, I guess.  I hope it shows up okay for everybody.  


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DexRunner (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 2/26/2018 08:10

Thanks!  I see what you're talking about.  I think I'm just using such a broad value system.  Real bright and saturated highlights to real dark shadows.  I gotta reign that in, I suppose... or maybe I'll let it go wild!  We'll have to see... 


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jackhummer (Level 4 Lieutenant) @ 2/26/2018 07:59

Nice piece and again very shiny.


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