Business Toad, or More Foolishness

Business Toad, or More Foolishness

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Title: Business Toad, or More Foolishness
Pixel Artist: Scarodactyl  (Level 8 Marshal :: 9336 points)
Posted: 12/30/2008 21:14
Palette: 23 colors
Statistics:  10 comments    7 faves    0 avatars

My fascination with Fool continues.  This is based on an old doodle I drew while working at a day camp.  I've wanted to pixel it for a while, and this current "free your hard drive" challenge gave me a chance to do another entry to the April Fool's Gallery II.  Fun to do (yeah, I know, there's too many colors, but I'm too tired to optimize it ATM)
Edit:  Forgot to add my reference pic
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Scarodactyl (Level 8 Marshal) @ 1/9/2009 15:31
Hey guys, thanks for all your comments!
@Jeremy:  Yeah, I had a lot of trouble with the briefcase.  Since that face is entirely flat, I wasn't sure how to treat it, so I just gave it that sorta texture.
@Zi-Double:  Arg, you're right, the perspective is off on the case.  I'll try and do an edit sometime, maybe with a background added as well.
@Blick and KoG:  Yeah, I love the title of those books.  I don't know if I read them when I was younger; I had some frog sorta books, I think.

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Blick (Level 6 Commander) @ 1/6/2009 19:14
Reminds me of the illustrations for the old Frog and Toad children's books.

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zi-double (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 1/6/2009 03:35
Maybe the briefcase need another direction, but I like colours and entire look is exactly like the Business Toad :)

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jeremy (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 1/4/2009 01:43

Cool  

The briefcase looks a bit funny to be, it's just spotty rather than having a defined lightsource


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cure (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/31/2008 12:53
I got a fool vibe from this.  Not enough to fool me, but enough to see the similarity.

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MashPotato (Level 7 Underboss) @ 12/31/2008 11:47
Good job, the face is very nice

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King of Games (Level 1 Thug) @ 12/31/2008 03:29
Yeah cool man, reminds me of frog and toad.

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lytron (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 12/31/2008 01:04
Very nice. Remembers me of old children books.

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Antiboton (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 12/30/2008 22:15
Excellent work. Looks like a good sprite.

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Dex (Level 11 CEO) @ 12/30/2008 22:02
I don't really see Fool in this, but it's good either way!

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