Vadernacci

Vadernacci

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Title: Vadernacci
Pixel Artist: Argyle  (Level 5 Assistant Manager :: 3994 points)
Posted: 3/5/2010 01:52
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  16 comments    13 faves    0 avatars

This challenge has been good lighting practice for me, so thanks :D

Darth Vader.

No reference, pure inner-dork recollection of what the helmet looked like. The palette is reminiscent in color scheme of a Darth Vader T-Shirt I had 10 years ago that got ripped to shreads from skateboarding in it too much.

 

Edit, fixed a perspective issue.


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M. Lucanius (Level 5 Soldier) @ 3/15/2010 09:32

congrats on first. 

It's very well done.


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emolikeburning (Level 1 Intern) @ 3/10/2010 12:16

So awesome!  I love your palette choice!  And the fact that you can see the light source in his eyeball units!


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Argyle (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 3/8/2010 23:27

I don't even know what to say!  Other than let's boo-gee.


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Mathias (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 3/8/2010 21:47

Got my only vote for the weekly.


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Buddy90 (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 3/5/2010 16:33

Great way to break the "obviously split into squares" thing.


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Balamoot (Level 10 Maniac) @ 3/5/2010 14:50

I hate other Darthvaders! ) 


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Jabber (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 3/5/2010 14:37

 This one's getting my vote, I think. :) The shininess looks great, and the wonky palette changes look pretty much totally natural, which is not the case for very many of the entries and honestly it surprises me that you were able to pull that off. Really nice stuff. The Vaderness helps also.


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RoboBOT (Level 7 Captain) @ 3/5/2010 12:44

Much better!


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Argyle (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 3/5/2010 10:55

 Good eye!  Musta missed that after going back over it and changing how I went about the pizza shaped part of his face.  I adjusted it a bit to address the issue.  

And thanks everybody for the comments!  I'm pretty happy with it.  Palettes are something I'm working on getting better control of, and this one popped much nicer than I anticipated when I first dove into it.


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RoboBOT (Level 7 Captain) @ 3/5/2010 09:56

Nice! Good recollection, I'm impressed. The triangle ("mouth"?) is a bit out of perspective. The bottom edge should slant up to the left, instead of down to the left. It's a matter of a few pixels, but definitely noticeable. The color palette is awesome, and well done making it seemless. Nice piece.


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Pumpkinbot (Level 2 Peon) @ 3/5/2010 07:42

Niiiiice!


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kevink (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/5/2010 06:51

best one so far. 


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crozier (Level 6 Hitman) @ 3/5/2010 06:42

Very nice job!


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Robinhood (Level 9 Boss) @ 3/5/2010 06:27

Agree with asukicco :D


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asukicco (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 3/5/2010 04:52

 Great use of lighting.


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Mis-BUG (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 3/5/2010 02:10

ahaha... fantastic! :D


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