Medusa head

Medusa head

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Title: Medusa head
Pixel Artist: romanticpixels  (Level 1 Jukyu :: 363 points)
Posted: 4/19/2018 17:13
Palette: 18 colors
Statistics:  7 comments    1 faves    0 avatars

Your regular metroidvania enemy. Annoying medusa heads are a classic and no metroidvania project should exclude them.

I was procrastinating any attempts on medusa head since months ago... until today. I don't know why. Or i don't want to know why :|

Well, this is my first attempt. To my surprise, it took me only few minutes to complete.

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romanticpixels (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 4/20/2018 12:14

Thank you! I wanted to show some kind of roughness in his skin.


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romanticpixels (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 4/20/2018 12:08

Thank you!


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Kosvid (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 4/20/2018 11:00

It's very detailed for such a small piece


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GoddessTheia (Level 1 Rookie) @ 4/20/2018 10:05

So much detail in such a small amount of pixels! 


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romanticpixels (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 4/20/2018 01:37

Yes, you are correct. The hues iI'm using are darker than "normal". Most of the time, the levels are  going to be dark places, or places not too illuminated. but there will also be levels in broad daylight. 

Medusa heads are not a problem (i guess), because they like dark dungeons, but i need to be more careful with other enemies. Damn, it seems i need to start using lighter hues, but I'm so used to dark palettes... xD


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romanticpixels (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 4/20/2018 01:36

Thank you as always for your observations, DexRunner!


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DexRunner (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 4/19/2018 20:26

Creepy!  I think you used your contrast really well to show the form and contours of the head and "hair".  Her orc-ish ear might use a little refinement since it's not super defined/sharp until zoomed in.   The only other problem that could be posed is that your hues are fairly dark.  I know those Metroidvania games like dark dungeons and spooky graveyards.  So in a mock-up it might clash.  But, as is, it don't matter!  This is great!  


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