3' 56" 908

3' 56" 908

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3' 56" 908

Title: 3' 56" 908
Pixel Artist: Mykola  (Level 3 Corporate Drone :: 7713 points)
Posted: 7/25/2007 08:03
Palette: 37 colors
Statistics:  19 comments    15 faves    0 avatars

I like the idea of cars racing in outer space, and I wanted to have fun with this kind of 'wrong' perspective... and to just have fun in general :D


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brambekker (Level 1 Private) @ 8/10/2008 00:37
wow the purple 1 is nice =D

Nora (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/4/2008 10:01
Love it!    

Reo (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 12/22/2007 13:50
Blue is my fav1 l0v3 U!!

Mille (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 10/24/2007 04:57
Love it. The black one's the best.

d-p (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 7/31/2007 16:32
Pretty impressive due tue the intense color choice, nice.

Stickman (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 7/27/2007 14:36
The colour selection is lovely. The blue car with the 95 is really nice! I also like the digital numbers.

Mykola (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 7/27/2007 13:04
thanks, that's exactly what i was trying to do :D

Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 7/26/2007 13:03
its simple yet it looks incredibly nice !

soda (Level 10 President) @ 7/25/2007 17:42
Green one is pretty rad, I'd name him Joseph. 

Great job, btw. 

Mykola (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 7/25/2007 14:06


they didn't exactly have dracula's car, but they did have a spooky car, and a lot of purple and black in the actual cartoon :) the races were at night

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 7/25/2007 13:54
Heh the icy is the second pick. Never seen Wacky Races :)

Mykola (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 7/25/2007 13:49

yeah I can't remember the name too and I'm too lazy to wiki it :)

purple, nice taste, it's sort of inspired by that cartoon Wacky Races, remember it? the Dracula's racecar, space version :)

my personal fave is probably the icy one :)

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 7/25/2007 13:43
Why is it wrong. It even have a name I can't remember :) I would take a purple one.

Mykola (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 7/25/2007 12:00
damn I made it look right? haha jk thanks for the compliment jal.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 7/25/2007 11:18
way to make 'wrong' look right, go myk go.

BlingShyne2 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 7/25/2007 09:57
Really great looking, the different colored stars give it a great touch!

Deltakatachre (Level 1 Depressed) @ 7/25/2007 09:32
I like the beams of light and the blue car.

Mykola (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 7/25/2007 09:16

Nope, never read that.. I did play a whole lot of space-race games tho, F-Zero probably being my favorite :).

Yeah I know the perspective isn't really wrong, I just forgot the correct 'official' name of it :D.

And as to why the cars are so simple, I stripped them down of TRON/Blade Runner/KR type of gimmicks, because I wanted the pic to be more minimalistic and straightforward, and also that allows for more solid fills, to bring out the bright colors :)

(it still is a matter of preference of course :))

A.B. Lazer (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 7/25/2007 08:47
Have you ever read Alien Speedway by Jeffrey A. Carver, Thomas Wylde and Roger Zelazny? I've read the book (It came out from Eksmo in 2005 by name 'Zvezdniy Speedway') when I was obsessed with F-Zero, Hi-Octane and other futuristic racing games - it explores themes of such races. And it's nothing wrong with such perspective - Earthbound, for instance, uses it. I like the picture and particular fact that RED car obviously wins. Cars also look tasty, but designs are too simple - more from 30's Buck Rogers movies than Blade Runner or Knight Rider at least, which would blow everybody away.

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