21st Century Foss

21st Century Foss

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21st Century Foss



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Title: 21st Century Foss
Pixel Artist: ooshmaster  (Level 5 Soldier :: 3933 points)
Posted: 5/6/2010 17:09
Palette: 15 colors
Statistics:  14 comments    7 faves    0 avatars

 A pixelation of this image: i160.photobucket.com/albums/t199/ooshmaster/twentyfirstcenturyfoss.jpg

"21st Century Foss" by master science fiction artist Chris Foss, painted as the cover of the book of the same name, published by Roger Dean's Dragon's Dream company. 

Had a lot of fun with this one. This palette was very enjoyable to use and worked surprisingly well despite looking super hard at first, and I managed to put all 15 colors to good use.

 

last minute edit: took some advice and made the background a little less busy, taking out some stars and making the rest darker.

 


Weekly Challenge: UnpaletteableWeekly Challenge: Unpaletteable

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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 10/2/2011 11:50

Ah, I wanted to say: good ship design, but it is not yours originally.. Still nice :)


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Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 5/8/2010 13:34

too bad it was an awfully bad rail shooter.


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ooshmaster (Level 5 Soldier) @ 5/7/2010 23:51

 That is an awesome cover. It is also very likely that chris foss influenced the artist who made it. you should try to get your hands on a copy of his book, it's a great one.


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Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 5/7/2010 16:48

also, that desing reminds me of this http://www.mobygames.com/images/covers/large/1238867261-00.jpg


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HCGamer (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 5/7/2010 06:42

Nice. Very impressive.


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ooshmaster (Level 5 Soldier) @ 5/7/2010 01:11

got it, thanks.


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The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 5/7/2010 00:59

BG stands for BackGround.


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ooshmaster (Level 5 Soldier) @ 5/6/2010 23:30

It is an amzing design, however I can't take credit for it. I'm still getting this pixel thing down, I hope in the near future to be pixeling my own glorious spaceships, hurtling through galaxies glinting in starlight! one day.

 

at least this was good practice and a fun challenge.


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ooshmaster (Level 5 Soldier) @ 5/6/2010 23:30

 

also, xellie, what does BG stand for?


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Xellie (Level 1 Seaman) @ 5/6/2010 21:44

 I think you did great. Don't think it detracts at all that you pixelated a BG. So what? You did it awesomely. Also, I think that the space background fits. It looks like the original - so why change it. Well done.


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Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 5/6/2010 21:13

at first i was like "holy shit that looks like an amazing desing" and then i realised its just a resampled version of the reference using this week's challenge palette

:/


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ooshmaster (Level 5 Soldier) @ 5/6/2010 20:18

 

Not sure what I should change. any suggestions?

 


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ooshmaster (Level 5 Soldier) @ 5/6/2010 20:03

 

the background was super hard.


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Pragz (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/6/2010 18:48

I think the background is overpowering. Detracts from the wonderful ship. :)


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