Lady of Decay

Lady of Decay

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Lady of Decay

Title: Lady of Decay
Pixel Artist: MashPotato  (Level 7 Underboss :: 7066 points)
Posted: 1/9/2010 19:45
Palette: 14 colors
Statistics:  40 comments    76 faves    0 avatars

In the heat of summer day
Walks the Lady of Decay.
Her skin is pale like gone-off milk,
Her clothes are made of rotted silk,
Millipedes surround her face,
Her dress is trimmed with dirty lace.
With maggot pet and fungi'd hair,
She parades around the square.
She's a sight from head to toes,
But whilst you look, hold your nose!
For nothing festers like Decay
In the heat of summer day.


Yes, I did just write that within the last few minutes, my apologies for exposing you to it   Nice to work on a biggish pixel again.

14 colours.

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-DE- (Level 11 General) @ 5/24/2015 01:08

Wonderful piece!

pixel_rob (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 6/24/2011 14:56


Squirrelsquid (Level 4 Rubbish) @ 1/28/2011 18:11

Why for heavens sake did I not fav this? bad squirrel!

Weasly Grizzly (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 10/7/2010 10:29

I think Tim Burton needs you =)

dya2k (Level 5 Soldier) @ 7/7/2010 10:44

A lot of details here, good job!

MashPotato (Level 7 Underboss) @ 2/17/2010 21:06

 Thanks for all the kind comments, everyone :)

Rain Maker (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/23/2010 14:55

great poem and amazing/creepy woman

gloomylovesick (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/17/2010 17:19

wow  woww wow

Maru (Level 1 Thug) @ 1/15/2010 09:08

Haha at first glance, I thought it was a boob too º^º;;

I do love the stylized fingers :D You have a bold and confident style!

GormenGhast (Level 5 Detective) @ 1/15/2010 07:28

I can't be the only one who thought that maggot/grub thing was a distended boob.

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 1/14/2010 20:02

Great character design. Love this piece!


jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 1/14/2010 15:05

A beauty!

Best wishes in the new year for you and your loved ones (cept Buloght).

born (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/14/2010 12:56

good color choice and wicked character! 

Robinhood (Level 9 Boss) @ 1/14/2010 07:03

Yeah, Im a failure when it comes pallettes.  Great job with the pixelling <( 'v')b


the lace  looks really nice :>

TioLuko (Level 5 Detective) @ 1/14/2010 04:13

Insane o.o


Congrats, you made an incredible job here :O

See ya

Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 1/13/2010 08:34

Very nice work, I really like your style! One thing though... Please chance your bio, as you are definetely not a newbie in pixel art!

Dino502Run (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 1/12/2010 19:50

Sweet, the hair is awesome

Petrichor (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 1/11/2010 11:31

I lovelovelove large-canvas work. :D Amazing job on the details in the hair, the character design, and the expressiveness of those scrawny fingers. Soso pretty.

Nightmare Maker (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 1/11/2010 08:53

I thought the worm was a boob for a sec o-o

Awesome, this style is just perfect @_@

Also love the hair XD

susuwataris (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 1/10/2010 20:57


PanicBomber (Level 6 Manager) @ 1/10/2010 16:25

Very impressive, and good colors!

Flarfy (Level 5 Detective) @ 1/10/2010 15:12

Really nice. I dig the pallette.

Green_Hell (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 1/10/2010 10:25

Very Burtonish. I don't know what i like more the poem or the picture ;-)

MashPotato (Level 7 Underboss) @ 1/10/2010 09:56


I am, of course, kidding.  Readability was a concern of mine, but I never really saw it that way... I suppose it doesn't hurt her weirdness.

Thanks for the kind comments, all


Fool (Level 6 SWAT) @ 1/10/2010 09:39

Nice hair day, ah? =) Beautifull by all means. About the pet - it is relieve to know I'm not the only pervert here=D.  I thought it is intentional though..

Zweckform (Level 1 Intern) @ 1/10/2010 08:33

Nice and inspiring. Esp. the shading. Its so strange in some places, yet it works on the piece. Good one.

darchangel (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/10/2010 07:27


Zedeem (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/10/2010 06:10


TheChan (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/10/2010 03:04

That bug she's holding definately needs more "pop". I also mistook it for her boob. The rest is great though.

Ergg (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 1/10/2010 02:36

Sooo odd !! I love it !

sharprm (Level 4 Deputy) @ 1/10/2010 01:58

for slug maybe point antenna up and move eyes up and have face lit. its hard to read. but great stuff otherwise :)

Stickman (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 1/10/2010 01:13

Wonderful work on the head dress and that bug is so adorable with the way she's holding it!

My only crit is that even though you don't see much of her skirt, it would be nice for it to have a little more detail like the rest of her outfit.

The frills on her dress are lovely:)

Morgengrauen (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 1/10/2010 00:39

while concentrating on her face, i mistook the caterpillar for an out of place boob ^^

really good idea! i like hairs with mushrooms best :-)

AtomicMushroom (Level 4 Button Man) @ 1/10/2010 00:22

I knew it was your's before clicking. Very nice style.

JediDude (Level 4 Murderer) @ 1/9/2010 23:43

 Incredible. The style is amazing.

cassiechihuahua (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 1/9/2010 22:45

I love her, as b.o.b. said, not really into to goth-y type stuff, but they give off an interesting personality. And your poem is great! Wish I could write like that.

RollerKingdom (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 1/9/2010 22:16

This is so amazing, LOVE THE STYLE favd

a3um (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 1/9/2010 22:15

 The first time I saw this piece I couldn't recognize the worm she holds and I thought its her breast  Great job! 

greenraven (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 1/9/2010 22:07

Long time no see. Wonderful stuff as always.

The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 1/9/2010 21:27

I always liked your exotic, Tim Burton-esque type ladies...(not really into goth stuff myself, but the way you draw them, gives them character...)...submitting

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