Che Illusion

Che Illusion

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Che Illusion

Title: Che Illusion
Pixel Artist: Calv  (Level 7 Assassin :: 9214 points)
Posted: 9/2/2009 14:23
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  35 comments    28 faves    0 avatars

Wasn't sure how this would be recieved on the site, I guess its not proper art, but it's a great illusion, and I do like a good illusion,  inspired by the Soulwax any minute now album cover.  I decided to go with the hole Che Guevara image solely because its so recogniseable,  and the illusion can be dificult to see, I recommend standing at the other side of the room.




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bem (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 12/18/2011 08:26

Absolutely perfect job :D

Biagy (Level 1 Intern) @ 7/11/2011 07:13

OMG! How you did that?

Benevolent (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 4/12/2010 23:13

thats awsome 5* work

Calv (Level 7 Assassin) @ 4/12/2010 23:00

The AA on the dots of the outline of Che, is slightly darker.  So from a distance it those dots appear a lot smaller.

Benevolent (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 4/12/2010 21:47

 i see a da hell did you do that?

Pixelarg (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 4/9/2010 02:28

im from argentina :) (che country)

this is really good ^^

bitswitcher (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 12/9/2009 14:41

 wow, i see a  human face....


Anoniguy (Level 4 Deputy) @ 12/2/2009 13:51

Weird, I can't see it if I don't use both eyes.


This is wild.

FireFlyNexes (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 9/11/2009 20:32

wow thats, actuly I'm at at a loss for words.

Cocazero1c (Level 2 Peon) @ 9/10/2009 09:02

 i sh*t brit too ^^ awesome !

Arun Dhir (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 9/8/2009 14:20

 I shat bricks

Vital (Level 5 Sniper) @ 9/8/2009 10:26




marcheto (Level 3 Chief) @ 9/7/2009 13:11

This is really cool! I can see it if I look without my glasses :)

Alcala (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/5/2009 11:04

Everytime I look at it I see a human face....

Stickman (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 9/5/2009 10:59

My eye's are killing me man! It's nice but I'm limited to staring at it for no longer than 3 seconds!

Kage no Shinigami (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 9/5/2009 01:47

 of course it is art!! 

however if you say it is not, then you are not really a proper artist! sorry

Christoballs (Level 7 Neanderthal) @ 9/5/2009 01:43

Yeah, you can see it by scrolling the page up and down too. Great job!

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 9/4/2009 19:43

Calv (Level 7 Assassin) @ 9/4/2009 16:31

Cool its in the gallery
Im working on another famous illusion, and im going to animate it too.
Thanks for comments I was hoping you'd like it.

susuwataris (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 9/4/2009 15:45

 How do you even do this?! Amazing!

Yelof (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/4/2009 14:05

I could see the outline of a mans face.

Sabata (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 9/4/2009 13:43

O.o hmmm mmm hmm witchcraft indeed, I zoomed in but could not find a difference lol

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 9/4/2009 13:30

Holy crap witchcraft.

r1k (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/4/2009 12:09

its cool.  You can also see the image easily if youre scrolling the page (its easier if you use the arrow keys to scoll).

Manjaman (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 9/4/2009 11:52

Faved >O<

orenshtiv (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 9/4/2009 11:37

Woahhh! how did you do that?? O.o

OnWalls (Level 1 Thug) @ 9/4/2009 11:24

That's just AWASOME! :D Magic's everywhere!

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 9/4/2009 11:07

That sounds reasonable and if the three layers are hand-pixelled then its cool with me.*


*Subject to others proving otherwise.

Calv (Level 7 Assassin) @ 9/3/2009 13:54

I made three layers, one dark dots, one light dots and a Che silhouette, which was pixelled, then I used that silhouette to get the outline of che so that I could then delete the light dots within th silhoute.  I still had to plan it out and stuff, that way just seemed way quicker than pixeling every dot individually.  I won't be offended if it can't make the cut into PJ, but its still an interesting piece to look at I thought.  And maybe others might get inspired to do more illusions that trick they eye
There's no reductions or layering effets, I just deleted certain dots to reveal the darker dots, but up close its hard to see any difference.  I also wanted to try pixeling a magic eye, but im not sure if ts possible.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 9/3/2009 13:16

Oh my o.O

Is it pixelled in true pixel art form. So cool bit quite confusing on the technical side as to wether it can be considered "PJ pixelart"...

...can you explain a bit further? Is the underlying Che a pixelart piece itself on which you played the second layer over? Is the Che a reduction?

greenraven (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 9/3/2009 06:02

My eyes! My eyes! The burn!

But nicely done though.

Calv (Level 7 Assassin) @ 9/3/2009 00:03

I used the copy paste tool a lot 
I was trying to work out how its actually done, as the album cover has lots of colours up close.  And the technique involves two layers one with the darker rings on the dots and one with the lighters rings, then you get an outline of the image you want and simply erase that outline of the lighter dots to reveal the darker dots underneath.  Really I just wanted to see if it worked as well on fewer colours whilst still maintaing the dot effect up close, and it does.

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 9/2/2009 23:27

awesome. still, i can hardly imagine that you've done this by just placing bubbles / without any kind of tool..

Calv (Level 7 Assassin) @ 9/2/2009 23:05

Yeah squinting helps also.   If you squint then shake your head it works well, but you will look like a weirdo.

onek (Level 6 Hitman) @ 9/2/2009 17:29

^^ nice very irritating... when i look "throug" the screen i caneasily see it 

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