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Title: Stuck
Pixel Artist: DawnBringer  (Level 10 Maniac :: 30518 points)
Posted: 11/26/2009 10:41
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  24 comments    23 faves    0 avatars

Challenge: 8 color music.

150 x 50 pixels, 8 colors.

Sometimes you can't get a song out of your head...hehe

My 2nd entry: What can I say, I like small images and limited palettes. The first entry was a bit quick & I took the time to experiment with some textures.

Edit: Changed the look of the note - dunno if it's better? Kept the original preview for comparison.


Weekly Challenge: 8 Color MusicWeekly Challenge: 8 Color Music


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disemq (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 10/27/2020 06:29

That face showing pain.. maybe he is listening reggaeton.

Psychotron-3000 (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/28/2010 04:32

You really captured the pain. Good job.

Dino502Run (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 5/19/2010 08:20

I love the style

DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 12/4/2009 06:18

@Frost: Ungefär, jag slog på Dansbandskampen av misstag!

Frost (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 12/2/2009 21:37

The texture is really cool. Considering the facial expression the music must be Sven-Ingvars or something.

Bubu (Level 4 Murderer) @ 11/29/2009 16:43

The note is much much better now than in the preview, as quavers below the middle line of the music staff have their flag curving down (and inwards) :) I didn't see it before the edit and when I saw this version it was clear to me that it was a note.

You could make it even clearer by showing a bit of the note head peeping out  (as suggested below), but as it's oval and attached to the side of the stem you'd probably need to move the note a couple of pixels lower?

Nice job anyway!

Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 11/29/2009 15:43

hi richard, im just stopping to say i really admire your work, especially the latest pieces. you have a very unique and distinguishable style that evokes some nice amiga demoscene memories. please keep the 8 color series flowing!

KrypToniTe (Level 5 Soldier) @ 11/29/2009 13:27

impressive :) nice work


Dangerism (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/29/2009 09:43

Looks great and will get my vote. My suggestion would be to reduce that tragus and show the note's head peeping out a bit from the hole. 

skamocore (Level 11 Dolphin) @ 11/27/2009 19:44

D: I would never have thought it was a note. I was actually thinking it was a traffic light - ie. there's musical traffic going around in your head and you want it to stop. But a Black Flag tribute would also be acceptable.

Anyway, the piece itself is nice. Great colours and I like the " \o/ " dithering in the bottom right hand corner. This is a lot better than your first entry, even though it's not immediately clear as to what the object in your ear is.

Manupix (Level 11 Godzilla) @ 11/27/2009 11:09

I saw a flag, and still see it even knowing it's not. You should really do something about it, it's the whole point of the pic, isn't it?

Satsume (Level 10 Capo) @ 11/27/2009 01:20

nice effect,i like it ^^ 

DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 11/27/2009 00:13

It's supposed to be a NOTE stuck in the ear... perhaps there is no real-real note looking exactly like that (didn't bother to investigate)? But trust me, it's a note! (But if it makes you feel better let's say it's [a note] from a Black Flag song, although I don't know them! )

Hatch (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 11/26/2009 21:38

So.... was it a Black Flag song stuck in your head?

Petrichor (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 11/26/2009 21:38

Earworms! I'm not sure why you chose a flag (unless, as someone just suggested to me, it was a Black Flag song you had stuck in your head!), but this is aaawesome nonetheless. Supersmooth, as always.


Manupix (Level 11 Godzilla) @ 11/26/2009 13:55

Now I've got that song in my head again, thank you.


Fudrats (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/26/2009 12:52


The textures are awesome.

SpaceSalmon (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/26/2009 11:54

oh this is awesome! I have had alot of songs stuck in my head laetly, I think it's a bad sign, today it was institutionalized by suicidal tendencies. 5/5

mickeydonald (Level 2 Thylacine) @ 11/26/2009 11:54

this did wow me,

Reo (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 11/26/2009 11:50


bitswitcher (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 11/26/2009 11:46

 just wow,

ElectroNico (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 11/26/2009 11:07

 Wow ! Great texture work ! And nice palette too !

dabl (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/26/2009 10:55


Manjaman (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 11/26/2009 10:53

Nice, but the idea of music is not obvious enough to me. The skin texture (which is awesome by the way) and the concept don't really match, it seems a bit groundless.

Great colors !

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