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Title: CGA Avatar
Pixel Artist: Helm  (Level 5 Detective :: 10616 points)
Posted: 2/19/2007 13:36
Frames: 27
Palette: 4 colors
Statistics:  12 comments    16 faves    0 avatars

CGAish really. It's CGA palette 1, dark, only with light gray to YELLOW hack.


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ice9 (Level 1 Gangster) @ 7/17/2007 09:08
as soon as i saw it, i thought it was a neil young's portrait actually ;) -- great restricted palette artwotk as usual, by the way.

cerealkiller54 (Level 6 Made) @ 5/16/2007 20:54

Name him twitches! lol

Scruffs (Level 7 Assassin) @ 2/24/2007 00:21
I like both palettes, but the yellow is much more striking.  Love the caricature.

9_6 (Level 1 Intern) @ 2/20/2007 10:22
I don't like the yellow at all. It looked much better with the gray imho. Didn't hurt the eyes that much.

Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 2/20/2007 02:18
The CGAyellow differs a little from that you've applied here: is a little brighter. EDIT: yes, hehe, sometimes I'm being pedantic.

The previous version (the one in a thumb) was a kind of gloomy, now it looks (hmm) eccentric. The caricature is quite awesome, I like it!

ZZZkodi (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 2/20/2007 02:13
Nice style, Helm. I like it!

Mini (Level 5 Sniper) @ 2/19/2007 22:21
thats one cool peace but i dont like how it looks like all you did was move the pixels up abit

Helm (Level 5 Detective) @ 2/19/2007 19:40
yellow is a good emotional color. What's the mood now with it, in your opinion?

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 2/19/2007 19:30
why did you use yellow?

Helm (Level 5 Detective) @ 2/19/2007 16:15
That was just an apportunity for me to try subpixelling. It's not the best place for it at all, yes. Top lid closes in blinking yes, but since it's merged with the eyebrow due to the face angle, I supposed bottom would be better to not have too much noise issues there. I didn't try the proper way though, so for all I know it can be done succesfully just fine.

The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 2/19/2007 15:23
Always with the triangles, heh...
   I've never understood why the bottom eyelids were blinking. I thought when people blink, their top eyelids do the majority of movement. I know you can blink with your bottom eyelid(sorta'), I just feel that part looks weird. Not to mention, when his eyes slowly come back, (uh, what's that animation technique where they use "shades" to show movement, instead of actual movement), the technique doesn't look as if it should have been used in this case. Maybe a slower time for the eyes coming back.
   Also, the lip and cheek twitch could use some more lovin', as it seems as if they were moved around sparingly( I'm guessing a total of 1-2 frames?). I'm no expert on animation, but that's all I could gather.
Love the caricature, though.

KartoonKori (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/19/2007 14:07
Awesome!No critiques here..none that I can think of that is...

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