The Bird on a Branch

The Bird on a Branch

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The Bird on a Branch



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Title: The Bird on a Branch
Pixel Artist: Manupix  (Level 11 Godfather :: 67474 points)
Posted: 12/10/2009 16:55
Palette: 9 colors
Statistics:  12 comments    18 faves    0 avatars

Been sketching lots of trees lately. Trees are beautiful in winter.

It turned out more realistic than I tought, too much maybe.

Update: larger canvas, cleaned up a bit, new preview.

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Dino502Run (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 1/18/2010 09:59

This is realy neat


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rikfuzz (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/22/2009 16:04

Interesting piece. Love how you've done the small branches, very stylised.


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dpixel (Level 9 Vice President) @ 12/21/2009 15:28

Very nice form of capillary action.  Very simple though (which was probably your intention). 

I could see a sky and if no sky then snow.  Maybe even a broken limb. 


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Jabber (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 12/13/2009 20:53

 Nice. Trees in winter are really beautiful; I miss them. I used to live somewhere cold and now I don't anymore. I think this would be cool in a game sort of like Knytt, if you've ever played that.


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mambazo (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 12/12/2009 15:51

That bird totally owns its 8 pixels! Love the tree too, of course :)


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Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/11/2009 16:58

Thanks for comments and fav's!

@ ska: thanks a lot for the advice! Seems obvious now, but I wouldn't have thought of it. Negative space, whatever it is, is on top of my learning list from now.


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dabl (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/11/2009 13:07

amazing & original!


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Petrichor (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 12/11/2009 11:26

I see that Skamocore beat me to what I was going to say.

Canvas size aside, this is stellar--really, really pretty.


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avo (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 12/11/2009 11:22

Very nice!


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SpaceSalmon (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/11/2009 04:48

Nice detail 5/5


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skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 12/11/2009 00:24

The tree seems a bit crammed into the canvas. I think this would work a lot better with a composition overhaul, if you're not restricted by a canvas size. Have a look at this piece in terms of negative space; it might be a bit extreme,  but it's something to think about.

Anyway, love the colours (especially the spash of red of the bird) and the scan-line dithering.


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Phones (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 12/10/2009 19:15

Digging the tree. I'm not really reading the pixels on the end there as branches, but it looks cool nevertheless. Great job!


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