Old Man

Old Man

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Title: Old Man
Pixel Artist: metaldev  (Level 5 Killer Klown :: 3048 points)
Posted: 1/22/2009 20:56
Palette: 3 colors
Statistics:  24 comments    12 faves    0 avatars

This guy i did based on this incredible drawing i found: http://www.arieldiaz.com/uploaded_images/old_man_drawing-717480.jpg i traced the main lines to start, and then went from there trying to make it work as pixel art.... i think it could still use some refinement, but any comments welcome.

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Smoking Spoon (Level 1 Private) @ 10/1/2010 22:49

 Pff..   Good job man . I completely disagree too with the other comment . I mean, sure , you looked at a drawing, but the drawing is like a picture. You could have done the same with you're grandpa as a model.

adriprints (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 2/10/2009 14:14
I completely disagree with some of the early comments about not needing skills to create this.  You have "mad skillz."  I love the animation, and created something completely new with the gesture you captured. Super-cool.

NaCl (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 2/2/2009 01:34
I feel this is pretty good, but did not deserve second place as it was traced. It seems like the real skillfull part was done by the guy who initially drew it, and you simply translated it into pixels. What I'm saying is, I wouldn't give a pulitzer prize to the guy who translated Shakespear, no matter how skillfully.

FishBoy (Level 1 Private) @ 1/31/2009 07:35
he sais "what the fuck?"

BiOBER (Level 5 Soldier) @ 1/31/2009 00:05
Good work. I vote for.

hotnikkelz (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/24/2009 20:47
well done, you gmv

Death-Auron (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/23/2009 19:40
i really like this, pretty original pixels. its even better than what i can draw in paper with pencils :P.

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 1/23/2009 19:38
Einstein? dat you?

I kid, I kid. It's well done, and the animation is like. Though I'd prefer it if it wasn't based on a drawing. Or at least if the drawing was yours.

metaldev (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/23/2009 16:19
wow, thank you! -_- only a few lines at the start were traced anyway ^_^ -i am new, but i will prove to you later that it didn't make a difference other than to save a little time anyway =)

metaldev (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/23/2009 13:21
alright, for anyone who did like it you can see it here: http://metaldev.deviantart.com/art/Old-man-110439261

Adarias (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 1/23/2009 13:16
you've really made this piece your own which is great, and brought a texture not found in the other pieces.  it's also a step above your other work.  In other words, a thing to be proud of :).

metaldev (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/23/2009 10:59
dogmeat, i understand you might be angry because i interpreted the restrictions differently than you, but that is because your assertion that i have rules at all is incorrect. This piece simply is what it is, and I am proud of what i made - you are free to not like it for any criteria you choose, but to call for it to be disqualified for a reason not stated anywhere, i think is unfair.

metaldev (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/23/2009 10:35
well to start off the piece, yes i did trace the lines. i often see work on this site that is based on photography or other work... if someone in charge thinks it should be disqualified because of that, then so be it, but as for you - you don't have to vote for it, as i am not trying to pass it off as anything that it is not - my reference is clearly stated and anyone can judge for themselves what was put into this piece based on the original work.

metaldev (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/23/2009 10:03
ok i cleaned it up a little and added animation ^_^

khobby (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/23/2009 03:36
...and we have a winner...

006 (Level 2 Corporal) @ 1/23/2009 00:05
Wow this is an awesome piece, would be pretty hard to top, good luck.

Bwian (Level 2 Petty Officer) @ 1/22/2009 22:21
You did well, it's quite impressive actually

Badassbill (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 1/22/2009 22:11
The form, depth and style are superb.

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