The Mirror Cracks

The Mirror Cracks

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The Mirror Cracks



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Title: The Mirror Cracks
Pixel Artist: SeDiceBisonte  (Level 5 Lieutenant :: 2832 points)
Posted: 10/10/2020 05:16
Palette: 9 colors
Statistics:  4 comments    1 faves    0 avatars

A crack appears...

The moment the first drop of blood fell on the salt, there was a bright flash. Instinctively, she closed her eyes for a moment. When she opened them, she saw a robed skeleton standing by the large mirror in the corner of the room.

"Spirit, have you come to guide me?" she asked, attempting to retain her composure despite her racing heartbeat.

The skeleton nodded its head slowly.

"I seek enlightenment," she continued. "What must I do next?"

The skeleton slowly raised its arm to the mirror and, as its hand came level with the reflection of her face, the mirror cracked loudly across the middle...

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My second Pixelween 2020 submission.

The overall concept I've come up with is partly inspired by the 2009 album Embryonic by The Flaming Lips. This piece once again draws inspiration from the films of Dario Argento; particularly Inferno.

The wallpaper is based on this reference image.

Follow the story here:

Abandoned by ManThe PriceThe Mirror CracksThrough the Looking GlassRed Sky at Morning

Drawn using Polyduck's Japanese Woodblock palette for Pixelween 2020 as well as the 5th October 2020 Pixelween 2020: The Plot Develops weekly challenge.

Challenge rules:
Canvas Size - exactly 130 (horizontal) x 80 (vertical) pixels.
Colours - From the given palette only (max 12).
Animation - No.
Transparency - No.


Weekly Challenge: Pixelween: The PlotWeekly Challenge: Pixelween: The Plot

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SeDiceBisonte (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 10/11/2020 07:46

Thanks so much!


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ScientistWD (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 10/10/2020 16:12

It looks great! I like how the skeleton came out.


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SeDiceBisonte (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 10/10/2020 06:07

Thanks! I was worried it was quite pedestrian, so that's very nice to hear


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 10/10/2020 05:34

Such a great use of the palette!!


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