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Title: Faktablad the Faun
Pixel Artist: Faktablad  (Level 6 SWAT :: 6057 points)
Posted: 11/16/2007 21:47
Palette: 21 colors
Statistics:  6 comments    2 faves    0 avatars

Here's my entry for the fantasy self-portrait challenge: me as a faun or satyr.  Admittedly, me as a faun is not that different than me in real life, except the horns, the goatee (which I sadly don't have in real life), and the fact that in reality I am usually not shirtless.  This was my first pixel art in a long time...I really enjoyed it. 

Here is the reference photo I used for my facial features and pose:

http://profile.ak.facebook.com/profile6/459/39/n1246320087_709.jpg

As you can see, I borrowed heavily from this picture (because I'm not great at pixeling my own face).  Here are some WIPs to show that I'm not a tracing nub:

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y212/Faktablad/fantasyselfportrait01.png

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y212/Faktablad/fantasyselfportrait02.png

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y212/Faktablad/fantasyselfportrait03.png

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y212/Faktablad/fantasyselfportrait04.png

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y212/Faktablad/fantasyselfportrait05.png

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y212/Faktablad/fantasyselfportrait06.png

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y212/Faktablad/fantasyselfportrait07.png


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Adam (Level 9 Major General) @ 11/17/2007 07:54
Looks great, though I think the perspective of the portrait and the background is different (it looks as if you were falling). The horns are a bit hard to see, I'd enlarge them or place them on the forehead. Great colors. My favourite part is the background.

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Platnium (Level 1 Depressed) @ 11/17/2007 06:03
Looks cool. 

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dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 11/17/2007 05:24
This looks wonderful!!! You have my vote...

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1sT (Level 1 Thug) @ 11/17/2007 04:56
Delete the black line around the head.

Good job!

Btw do you understand swedish, I'm thinking of your name.

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Scruffs (Level 7 Assassin) @ 11/17/2007 02:15

this is amazing, i recognized your face right away and the colours! <3  colours and shading remind me of alex hanson white.


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surt (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/16/2007 23:21
Great colours and background and good likeness.
Could perhaps do with a bit more AA. Particullarly the hair looks a bit noisy and could be softened with an under used between colour (light orange), and the jaw line.

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