-2009- Corrugated Cardboard

-2009- Corrugated Cardboard

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-2009- Corrugated Cardboard



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Title: -2009- Corrugated Cardboard
Pixel Artist: Eric-3  (Level 1 Depressed :: 79 points)
Posted: 3/8/2010 15:16
Statistics:  11 comments    5 faves    0 avatars

You'd have to be familiar with both Metal Gear Solid and Calvin and Hobbes to fully get this. I kept things plain and simple (like the colouring and the background) to have a comic strip-look.

I messed up Snake's lower half. I kinda rushed it. And I'm not sure if the box should be bigger or not. The reference pictures weren't THAT consistent. Oh well...the image is just for humour.

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xeroxz2k7 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/12/2010 05:26

I love it. not really what I expected from the preview


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Jabber (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 3/11/2010 09:06

 Not a fan of Metal Gear Solid, but I still enjoyed the joke. :D


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Calv (Level 7 Assassin) @ 3/11/2010 00:28

Ha, that made me smile.


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iMoose (Level 6 SWAT) @ 3/10/2010 20:50

 Hahahaha, that's genius :D I would love to have seen this in the paper this morning. Plenty of newspaper comics I've seen are so dull


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Eric-3 (Level 1 Depressed) @ 3/10/2010 12:29

Yeah, I got lazy with the pose on this one.


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Eric-3 (Level 1 Depressed) @ 3/10/2010 12:28

"also it woulld be nice if it was more dynamic, if he was pointing on the box for example"

I remember trying that at the time, but it wasn't working out and I was getting tired of working on it. I wasn't good with posing at the time (for pixel art).

Thanks for the suggestions.

 


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Eric-3 (Level 1 Depressed) @ 3/10/2010 12:25

Thanks. Glad you like it.


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antymattar (Level 2 Kukyu) @ 3/9/2010 23:32

WOW That rocks!!!! i would have died laughing if it was a bit refined!!! Dont be afraid to kill me!


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A.B. Lazer (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/9/2010 15:31

I think that different style of Snake adds to the comic effect (it would be even better if he would look polygonal) but I agree with you that pose could be better (showing that he really needs to hide).


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onek (Level 6 Hitman) @ 3/8/2010 18:05

nice... tho i dont rly know bout calvin and hobbes , but i do know snake....

anyway.... i think if u are going for that comic feel, as u said,  u should make snake more simpel (less shading/ details) , kinda like calvin, now the two styles are rly clashing, thats kinda intended, i know, but....

also ur amount of colors is pretty high, around 35, ...could be less....

another thing is snakes pose, its very stiff. the knees look  strange and there are several other issues ...  also it woulld be nice if it was more dynamic, if he was pointing on the box for example ...

quick edit

 


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B_j0k3r0 (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 3/8/2010 17:18

awesome :D


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