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Title: Solar-Renaissance
Pixel Artist: Zenobia  (Level 2 Flatfoot :: 1271 points)
Posted: 2/1/2009 16:25
Palette: 25 colors
Statistics:  12 comments    7 faves    0 avatars

So this didn't go as planned... I thought this challenge would be an awesome oppurtunity to practice at doing more realistic looking isometric art. And here we go: shiny, simple and pink. Again. Damnit.

Anyway, how is this alien? I'll explain.
I believe there is more life out there, and, that they might have found one of our messages in space, with music from Mozart and information about the seven wonders of the world, and so on. These aliens will think that ancient Greek temples looked amazing. I mean, we do too! (Not just the Renaissance, but we still add elements from Roman/etc. architecture to our buildings nowadays). So, they take that concept, and apply it to their own world. Then I got to think, what else could they learn from Earth? Well, that we're worried about global warming and fuel running our at the same time.
So, my aliens took the old, and the new, and combined it in an alien sanctuary to preserve solar energy in liquid form. Because they're so much more awesome and intelligent than we are.

I made up a lot more while pixeling this (all week) but I think I'll write a novel about it some day haha.

As always, I'm not too good at combining tiles, and this time I also ran out of time to fix it, so it's a bit messy... but I think I'm slowly improving at logical thinking!

Weekly Challenge: Isometric Alien BuildingWeekly Challenge: Isometric Alien Building


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gripfire123 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/10/2010 13:12

ok. liquidy gold :)

Zenobia (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 5/27/2010 00:52

Thanks. I am not entirely sure what the yellow stuff is - free interpretation. I think I'll personally go with liquid sunshine.

gripfire123 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/26/2010 13:08

i like how it looks and everything but i cant figure out what the yellow stuff is. is it gold? well anyways this was overall cool and its realistic nice job.

Sabata (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 2/21/2009 09:37

I prety much like all your designs, however I think you need to make a bit more contrast on this, I mean try making dark/shadow parts of building even darker so that a more clear diference appear, I think it'll make your work even more awsome.

zi-double (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 2/9/2009 11:35
nice that you take ribbon for that work :)

jeremy (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 2/2/2009 12:52

I really think that with contrast you can keep those bright colours, it's just that the blue-greys are quite light coloured too.


Zenobia (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/2/2009 11:41
I'm sorry about the bright yellow guys! It was 0:30 AM when I finished it and I remember thinking 'well, the sun's bright, so...' and then deliberately didn't change it ^^; Not the best call looking back. I also made a dark purple and green colour edit but for some reason then decided to stick to my pink/yellow palette. Maybe I'll tweak it some more... some day.

Hapiel (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 2/2/2009 09:24
You got my vote, well done on creating something unique :)

Ky3bMu4 (Level 8 Guerrilla) @ 2/2/2009 01:47
Great job. But the contrast is... hmm... it is low =)

jeremy (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 2/1/2009 22:03
It's well pixeled but eyeburningly oversaturated (For me, at least). I'm having a hard time picking out all the details, mainly because of the yellow distracting me.

Antiboton (Level 8 Odds and Ends) @ 2/1/2009 18:51
You are an alien. Good work. If we have a past, alien's too... tho could be an anciend alien building.

MadProductions119 (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 2/1/2009 16:31
WOAH! now that is amazing! Amazing job! Keep up the great work! You can probly expect my vote! ;)

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