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Title: Asteria
Pixel Artist: Sarahboev  (Level 8 Cannelé :: 10263 points)
Posted: 7/3/2022 05:25
Palette: 11 colors
Statistics:  11 comments    13 faves    0 avatars

Portrait submitted for Gubbdata 2022!

In the process of moving my niece wanted one of my old paintings of a bat decked out in jewels so I felt compelled to do a piece in homage. 


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Sarahboev (Level 8 Cannelé) @ 7/10/2022 04:53

Thanks! Yeah the C64 restrictions and overall style has been pretty inspiring for me lately!

Cyangmou (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 7/10/2022 01:50

nice to see a 2:1 pixel piece once in a while. Very clean and cool style.

Sarahboev (Level 8 Cannelé) @ 7/5/2022 07:07

Thanks! Hmm yeah I might go back and try and see if I can soften it a tad bit more. Thanks for letting me know! 

DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 7/5/2022 05:16

Very stylish! Just wish you would have softened/AA'd the black line of the nose a bit more.

railslave (Level 2 Tulip) @ 7/4/2022 04:15

Great picture, and a pretty tough but fun compo . I love the heavy use of purple and blue  

khoemy (Level 3 Nasturtium) @ 7/3/2022 12:43

looks incredible! you made this character look so interesting

Sarahboev (Level 8 Cannelé) @ 7/3/2022 11:34

Thanks! Yeah I figured with this piece I really wanted to rely mostly on cool colors and just kinda flesh out a portrait, t'was fun to work on! It was also cool to see all the other Gubbdata entries, ya'll are so talented! 

Sarahboev (Level 8 Cannelé) @ 7/3/2022 11:28

Thanks! Yeah I remember Ptoing saying that white on the C64 can be pretty intense so I figured it'd be cool to lean into that sort of glowy-ness? 

Christoballs (Level 7 Neanderthal) @ 7/3/2022 10:09

I thought this was a wonderful entry to Gubb! I really like how understated the shading is, which in turn gives more attention to form/surfaces. Quite refreshing, that and your use of the palette, with most grey and blue ramps.

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 7/3/2022 07:02

This aesthetic is very nostalgic and appealing to me. The glowing paint / tattoos reminds me of all the glow-in-the-dark toys I had as a boy, which fits perfectly with the colors you've chosen. 

Morganne (Level 5 Elder Thing (The Mountains of Madness)) @ 7/3/2022 06:33

I love everything about this.

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