Alien Astronaut

Alien Astronaut

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Alien Astronaut

Title: Alien Astronaut
Pixel Artist: amberMechanic  (Level 3 Sea Otter :: 1483 points)
Posted: 9/13/2021 11:02
Palette: 22 colors
Statistics:  13 comments    10 faves    0 avatars

OriginallyI was trying out a longer gradient in the light areas of the skin to get a very clean blend. Discovered I could remove half the gradient colours adding just a small amount of dithering at basically no visual cost. I had to learn sometime but it was a lot of messing about just to get here.


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Wayuki (Level 7 Emerald) @ 10/6/2021 15:06

Love the rendering on the face, and the eyes are certainly creepy. There isn't enough space for four complete eyeballs that close together, though.

amberMechanic (Level 3 Sea Otter) @ 9/16/2021 08:37

@Carrion Thanks v. much. I try my best.

carrion (Level 7 Underboss) @ 9/15/2021 22:28

verry good lightening. Congrats

amberMechanic (Level 3 Sea Otter) @ 9/14/2021 15:37

@QQruzkin Now that you mention it, it really ought to be a lot more padded . I'll have to think of the best way to alter it. I'm thinking I might bring the angle of the trapezius down...

amberMechanic (Level 3 Sea Otter) @ 9/14/2021 15:31

@Christoballs The contrast with the colour blocks of the rest of the design worked pretty well, I'm going to have do that more in future.

amberMechanic (Level 3 Sea Otter) @ 9/14/2021 15:26

@Theoden Thanks!

QQruzkin (Level 3 Game Boy) @ 9/14/2021 14:52

Very neat work, but don't you think his suit is too thin?

Christoballs (Level 6 Saber-toothed Tiger) @ 9/14/2021 01:08

The end result is pretty smooth, I like how flat the shadow areas are in contrast.

Theoden (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 9/13/2021 23:31

Excellent rendering.

amberMechanic (Level 3 Sea Otter) @ 9/13/2021 13:18

@Sarahboez It definitely has that marble look. I think it's the green tones in the center of the gradient that does it maybe?

amberMechanic (Level 3 Sea Otter) @ 9/13/2021 13:14

@b236 Thanks, It's a nice combination. I'll definitely have to do more like this.

Sarahboev (Level 7 The Shining Trapezohedron (The Haunter of the Dark)) @ 9/13/2021 12:43

I love how soft yet marble-y this protrait looks, great job! 

b236 (Level 9 Bio Mutant) @ 9/13/2021 12:16

i like the combination of silky smooth gradients with cel shading. great piece!

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