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Title: Cold
Pixel Artist: Scarodactyl  (Level 8 Marshal :: 9336 points)
Posted: 6/3/2010 15:44
Statistics:  10 comments    7 faves    0 avatars

Kinda an experiment in a different approach; the results weren't really great, but I've put enough time into it that I'd rather not leave it unposted.  So yeah...  It could really use some more work, but I think I'm done with it, pending awesome advice and/or inspiration....

edit: did some changes.  Original: img526.imageshack.us/img526/955/coldm.png 


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baah (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/2/2012 11:32

Great composition!


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ev149 (Level 4 Deputy) @ 6/6/2010 09:08

The fire needs a bit of glow, the stars a a tad too bright, and it looks kind of like lava on the tree.  Still, I like the mood of the piece! 


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a3um (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 6/5/2010 20:09

I really like the colors and the mood of the piece. Agree  with jalonso about stars. Also it seems odd that you can even see them because of campfire. I suggest to completely remove stars around the campfire and lightened areas and maybe add rim of light around them. Here is an

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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/4/2010 21:14

Lovely job overall, as is all your work, serious or experimantal. My only crit after the edits is the BG stars. Don't know if there are too many of them or they are too bright? They seem to take away from the fiery mood.


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Scarodactyl (Level 8 Marshal) @ 6/4/2010 17:57

Wow, I'm surprized that this generated enough interest to get these great comments!  Here's an update with a number of things changed; I redid the fire to look better (I think), warmed the warms up, changed the light on the tree and a few other things.  I think it looks considerably better, but I dunno; I'm kinda tired, so my pixelling isn't what it could be.


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Ipsen (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 6/4/2010 13:01

Thats really good 


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Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/4/2010 08:28

Beautiful.

Light lacks realism because it doesn't fade with distance. If the guy's brightness is ok, fire should be much brighter, tree trunk darker (that orange, maybe even red).

Guy's pose doesn't read as cold, he might be more huddled.


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blueleds (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/4/2010 03:55

 Very nice.  I like the stark lighting on those branch icicles, whatever they are.


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Vertigo-Zero (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 6/4/2010 02:56

I agree on the fire. Looking at lots of refs is key.


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Ky3bMu4 (Level 8 Guerrilla) @ 6/3/2010 21:43

Make the campfire REAL please! Other parts of PA are good but the flat fire kills the magic of image, yep.


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