Island of the Plutocracy

Island of the Plutocracy

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Island of the Plutocracy

Title: Island of the Plutocracy
Pixel Artist: CELS  (Level 7 Lotus :: 19582 points)
Posted: 3/23/2021 04:19
Palette: 58 colors
Statistics:  19 comments    41 faves    0 avatars

Big thanks to eliddell, eishiya, bengo and fskn for helping me with this!

WIP here.

I tried to experiment with different types of clouds for this one (combining altostratus and altocumulus) and it was a bit tricky. All feedback and criticism is welcome. I'll be pixelling castles and clouds for years to come, it seems! 


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Cyangmou (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 4/28/2021 22:37

At this point I think everyone got a lot better since meeting up. There have been many games I worked on indeed in the meanwhile. The book I was mostly writing while travelling to conventions, since that came drastically to a halt and the gamedev industry kinda is on a boom since the covid lockdowns I have been too busy with projectwork. But at least in the meanwhile I could practice some parts I wrote with actual students and I see how well some things work and how others don't really work. I don't know when I have time or will make the time to continue. Juggling pojectwork, personal work and life is challenging.

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 4/28/2021 01:01

@Cyangmou: Thanks, man! Hope you're doing well too! I haven't been posting for years but I've still been lurking and keeping an eye on things from time to time. I notice you and many others have improved tremendously in the meantime and the skill level on PJ is quite intimidating now. I've also seen the games you worked on and the PJ interview, which were great. Speaking of which - how's the book coming along? 

Cyangmou (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 4/27/2021 12:34

Wow you improved so much since the first pieces I saw from you. Great work. Nice depth and really cool clouds :)

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/31/2021 17:13

@Gravista: Thanks! It is indeed! Good catch. Not my idea but I will take credit anyway! 

Gravista (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/31/2021 01:47

Wow, this is so great!! So many great details. Love the ice buildup on the wagon. And is that cold breath coming out of the bison's nostrils? :) 

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/30/2021 07:11

@Siskan: Thanks for the compliments! I got some feedback about telling a story visually and it really opened my eyes. Something I will work on in the future.

Siskan (Level 4 Egg Tart) @ 3/29/2021 12:07

Fantastic piece! Very well done, composition, background etc. I also love it when art makes you curious and this one does in many ways, especially the carriage.

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/27/2021 16:45

@Mandrill: Too kind, buddy! Thanks for the nice words. Been a few years since we were both submitting at the same time, so I'm stoked about that! 

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 3/27/2021 14:52

Uhh, there's gonna be snow! This is very impressive. Great colours, tight pixelling and a convincing sense of depth.

The wagon is fantastic, really sells it for me.

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/26/2021 08:01

@SeDiceBisonte: Thank you, sir! That means a lot! 

SeDiceBisonte (Level 7 Junk) @ 3/26/2021 06:30

Very nice! I was following this on Pixelation and it's really satisfying to see the final version. The composition is lovely and the colours really convey the cold, crisp feeling.

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/26/2021 03:35

@Irenaart: Cheers! 

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/26/2021 03:34

@Hapiel: Thanks! Yeah, gotta have it! 

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/26/2021 03:23

@Theoden: Thank you!

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 3/26/2021 03:15

@shm31: Thanks! 

Irenaart (Level 9 Dagon (Dagon, also Philistine mythology)) @ 3/24/2021 09:12

Beautifuly done!

Hapiel (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 3/24/2021 07:34

This is great! Thanks also for the WIP!

Theoden (Level 10 Operative) @ 3/24/2021 02:39

Excellent work.

shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 3/23/2021 15:08

Lovely ! enjoyed the WIP too !

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