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Title: Merboy
Pixel Artist: ShonenAiGuy  (Level 3 Stalker :: 1248 points)
Posted: 7/7/2009 20:32
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  8 comments    3 faves    0 avatars

Merboy done in a sierraish style for 320x240.

Wish I was a better animator, I tried and it kinda bombed. Any recommended tutorials for pixel by pixel animation?


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JustinGameDesign (Level 8 Marshal) @ 4/9/2014 13:35

Looks great and those are some impressive fins.

s.barbarie (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/28/2011 20:16

ShonenAiGuy (Level 3 Stalker) @ 7/8/2009 10:40

>.> Well it's not like I pixeleld him with a perky yellow and blue fish beside him! 

He's not singing 'parrrrttt offff youuurrrr wooorrrrllldddd..." 

^_^ LOL!

I agree it's a bit crunchy. Was one of the problems when I tried to animate it. I think I need to symplify that, the fin a bit, not like size, but the detail work around the edges.

Winzenhimer (Level 1 Private) @ 7/8/2009 10:38

There's a couple of books available at Hobby Lobby (or any of the craft store, I suppose), that are great stepping stones into animation. The books are called Animation 1/2 with Preston Blair.

They're not pixel related, but the tutorials and examples, are still pretty helpful.

onek (Level 6 Hitman) @ 7/8/2009 06:09

its nice.. 'I' think the hair is ok, but the outlinign on the fins could use work though... looks bit crunchy now 

RPG_Boy (Level 5 Captain) @ 7/8/2009 06:09

nothing more manly than a merboy..

Celri (Level 4 Ensign) @ 7/8/2009 03:46

I like mermen!  They're cool and this one is too =)

slym (Level 8 Rear Admiral) @ 7/7/2009 22:53

Very nice colors. But a merman? seems a little odd. I think you should work on the hair, as that is probably going to be one of the hardest places to fix because of how small the head is. 

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