(doodle?) Jabberwocky CGA2

(doodle?) Jabberwocky CGA2

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(doodle?) Jabberwocky CGA2

Title: (doodle?) Jabberwocky CGA2
Pixel Artist: Skurwy87  (Level 6 Made :: 5575 points)
Posted: 2/14/2007 16:06
Palette: 4 colors
Statistics:  25 comments    68 faves    0 avatars

Hello! :)

I've done an illustration to the L. Carroll's verse, "Jabberwocky", (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jabberwocky).

He took his vorpal sword in hand: | Long time the manxome foe he sought-- | So rested he by the Tumtum tree, | And stood awhile in thought.

This is the second less popular CGA setting, that is, green, brown (orange?), red and black - four colours often considered disappealing if mixed this way (generally not liked). My aim was to make something I've never seen being made with this CGA variant. Working with such a restriction isn't an easy thing, I have to say after trying.

It was a 45 min' sketch which I was rendering little by little (in a few days, a few min daily this time, hehe) to the effect you can see here. It doesn't differ too much from the first approach, so you may call it incomplete. But hey, sometimes it's better to leave things how they are than to overdo. It was a hard piece actually, but I'd say, an unique one. I'm really happy that some people like it.

For further details please visit the topic on this site:
Thank you!


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Theoden (Level 10 Operative) @ 3/5/2013 01:12

Exceptional work.

Smoking Spoon (Level 1 Private) @ 10/17/2010 22:12

 Cool  . Very organic like !

avo (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 7/28/2010 11:30

nice,very mysterious 

Hdan (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 5/17/2008 09:47
Very nice, good effects with only 4 colours !
The man in the background is a very good idea too ;)

JerryPie (Level 11 Big Foot) @ 4/24/2008 07:37
Wow!!!! This is so fucking cool , fav.

taquito (Level 1 Thug) @ 4/6/2008 18:22
(If you don't understand me, use the translator)

Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 6/20/2007 01:59
Haha, luckily as sharp as before. . . thank you! :)

AndyOaks (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/29/2007 07:13
That's a very impressive picture when you concider the palette you're using. How is your eyesight after drawing it?

Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 2/25/2007 09:08
lol! and yeah, thx!

Vital (Level 5 Sniper) @ 2/24/2007 11:07
Mam nauczyciela od WOSu Czyzewskiego...straszna kosa =/
...co...?a!...pixelart?...no... wpytke =)

nihilyst (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/21/2007 17:20
Must have been hard work. Really impressive.

Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 2/20/2007 06:32
youd say there are more than 4 colours out there... but thats not true... very very nice

cerealkiller54 (Level 6 Made) @ 2/19/2007 17:08
Whoah! This is nice!

leel (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 2/16/2007 21:19
I have to admit it took me quite a while to see the man when I saw this on pixellation, but damn this is great.  Way to go!

Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 2/16/2007 08:36
It's a fixed palette, I can't help it unfortunately.

Thank you very, very much for all your kind words, critique and favourites! I didn't expect such a warm welcome! :D

Valcron (Level 2 Corporal) @ 2/15/2007 19:42
I don't know, in contrast to everyone else, the colors hurt my eyes, and really take away from it.  Pixel placement itself is amazing, and really flesh out the scene, but the colors are just throwing me off.  Sorry.

khorin (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 2/15/2007 08:33
I'm in love with this piece. I happen to like to colors and I think it's because you used them so well. Great job! 5/5 and fav'd.

Lackey (Level 4 Ensign) @ 2/15/2007 06:34
Really great work Skurwy.  This is a very imaginative use of the palette.

Larwick (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 2/15/2007 05:15
Seriously excellent. The way you used the colours is great, and the form of the dude on the left is brilliant. Wh00t.

-DE- (Level 11 General) @ 2/15/2007 04:05
Very cool.               

silent sniper (Level 1 Depressed) @ 2/14/2007 17:44
its kind of evil... yet kind of calming... kind of horrid... kind of nice.... the perfect balance, boy do i wanna live there...

Christopher (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 2/14/2007 17:27
Lets just say.  If this was an inkblot test, i would fail.

Josiah (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/14/2007 16:41
just an absolutely amazing use for only 4 colors

rabidbaboy (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 2/14/2007 16:26

Really great atmosphere, and something achieved with only four colors!

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