Apocalypse Paints

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Apocalypse Paints



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Title: Apocalypse Paints
Pixel Artist: shm31  (Level 6 Made :: 8620 points)
Posted: 5/1/2022 16:54
Palette: 44 colors
Statistics:  36 comments    82 faves    0 avatars

Alternate Title: The False Assumption That There Will Be A Tomorrow
Total time: between 120-130 Hours
Tools : Aseprite+Mouse

Tried to write some attached some lore to the piece but I'd rather let you interpret the caption and the piece as you'd like.
Please Enjoy.

Ps : tagged NSFW for the few morbid elements in the piece, I'll remove the tag if you think it is not needed.

edit: fixed a typo + wm ^^
edit2: fixed issue w/ parallax layers


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 8/4/2022 20:34

THanks buddy o/


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Xenero (Level 4 Gas Giant) @ 6/4/2022 22:50

oo0000oooh~

TH15 T00K TH3 C4K3! ....

GR34T J0B!


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/9/2022 16:17

thanks dukedarer ^^


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DukeDarer (Level 3 Clone) @ 5/8/2022 05:06


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/7/2022 11:57

Thanks Wayuki ! me too :^)


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/7/2022 11:56

Thanks Cyangmou ! I'll see if I can slow it down but I think I'll have to add more frames to the skelingtons "animation" for it to look more normal.


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Wayuki (Level 9 Blue Diamond ) @ 5/7/2022 04:51

Love the morbid touches! 


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Cyangmou (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 5/6/2022 21:19

That's really cool shm. My favourite bit is the face in the tower, but the portraits and items in the niches are super cool too. I only feel the animation is a tiny bit fast and I wonder if it wouldn't be better if it'd be displayed at half speed, as the skeleton is dangling really quick and the clouds move super fast. Anyways congrats on this awesome piece, all the time and dedication shows.


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/6/2022 07:59

Ahah thanks gawrone ! I had faith in people's curiosity x)


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gawrone (Level 11 Dimetrodon) @ 5/5/2022 23:17

Beyond amazing but the preview is Jesus bait and switch! XD


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/4/2022 15:55

Thank you wakimojo ! 


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wakimojo (Level 3 Dodo) @ 5/4/2022 13:27

this is cool af and extremely satisfying to study 


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/4/2022 11:53

I am really glad reading your kind comment. Thank you and please enjoy !


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Rewind (Level 5 MUTO) @ 5/4/2022 11:23

Firstly, that is EPIC. Wonderfully imaginative and it's great it's open to establish the lore yourself... I could study it for ages, so much detail..

What amazing lighting and texturing.and it moves! Lots to learn from this image, thanks for sharing 

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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/4/2022 11:05

I appreciate your comments as always Flinigan o/


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Flinigan (Level 6 Bird) @ 5/4/2022 09:42

This is mental. The colors and texture are very nice.


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/4/2022 07:48

Thanks Dawnable ! :D


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Dawnable (Level 2 Wolpentinger) @ 5/4/2022 06:40

that is awesome


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/3/2022 14:18

Thanks redmilion ! 


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redmilion (Level 8 Mongolian Death Worm) @ 5/3/2022 11:27

el mas brutal de todos los artes 


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/2/2022 17:00

What an awesome interpretation, I love it !


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specialmin64 (Level 3 Litter) @ 5/2/2022 15:14

my interpretation of the lore: each character bears an object representing his/her treachery and they need to place their object on the altar first or face God's wrath. Also the characters get powers and stat buffs (the lumpy guy can summon skeletons, the left statue guy has good RNG)


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/2/2022 11:08

Oups. Sausage fingers. Will fix it asap
edit: fixed. thanks for your comment ! o/


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CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 5/2/2022 08:04

Really great piece. 240 frames! Super impressive!  (I hate to be that guy but it's usually spelled 'indefinitely'. But hey, artistic freedom!)


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/2/2022 06:15

Thanks you al19890604 :D


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/2/2022 06:10

Ahah Thanks Umbohr ! 


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/2/2022 06:07

Thanks IllusionOfMana ^^


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al19890604 (Level 3 Dodo) @ 5/2/2022 01:53

holy moly! Another masterpiece of the year!!


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Umbohr (Level 4 Satyr) @ 5/1/2022 22:07

What the. Ok b236 is right, that Parallax is incredible, but still doesn't take the attention right away. Love this piece, 10/10, would not climb this tower. (The bottom right portrait is gorgeous)


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IllusionOfMana (Level 10 Operative) @ 5/1/2022 19:58

Ah man the detail, just *chefs kiss* perfect. It kinda gives me Faxanadu vibes


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/1/2022 19:16

Thanks sjd_sjd_ ! o/


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sjd_sjd_ (Level 9 Leftovers) @ 5/1/2022 19:03

Epic!


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/1/2022 17:34

Thanks b236 glad you like it !! :D


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b236 (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 5/1/2022 17:32

what a great piece! there's bunch of cool details, but that parallax steals the show


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shm31 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/1/2022 17:14

Thanks for the favorite and comment Sarah! To be quite honest I was winging it as I was going, I started with the idea of drawing a fake prog rock album cover then it turned into something more video-gamey.

Music may have dicted the way the piece progressed, at first I was listening to Yes and Blue Oyster Cult then somewhere at the ending I was listening to Rammstein and Apocalyptica x)

About the gore tag, I thought since there is no visible viscera or blood splatters, besides two "hand of glory"s I assumed it was more in the gray morbid imagery area.


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Sarahboev (Level 8 Spaceman) @ 5/1/2022 17:05

What a neat piece, Love the various portraits, props, composition and that tower! Is there a specefic meaning behind this piece? :0

I think you could probably tag it as "gore" rather than nsfw if you'd like? 


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