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Title: mellowbus
Pixel Artist: Red_Mist  (Level 1 Rookie :: 333 points)
Posted: 10/31/2010 08:25
Palette: 13 colors
Statistics:  14 comments    18 faves    0 avatars

One of the most frightening yet normal everday occurances from my childhood is back to haunt the rest of my adult years. A reminder how age can even make the scariest moments from our younger years appear that much more menacing with time. Sure its just a school bus, but I'de think twice about stepping inside this one even in my later years.

Oh yeah, and I decided to continue the fortay into the C64 wide pixel goodness just for fun!

Side note, not really sure how this one ended up with 13 colors... probably could have chopped it down to 8 or 6 without much detail loss, but no worries I guess.

Weekly Challenge: MelloweenWeekly Challenge: Melloween


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DragonDePlatino (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/21/2015 14:23

Just the texture of this is enough to make it unsettling. You really earned that contest victory!

jaumeAV (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 11/10/2010 09:28

awesome!!  :)

greengun (Level 1 Gangster) @ 11/9/2010 20:02

nice job, i liked this entry. congrats. :)

MIERDINSKY (Level 9 Vice President) @ 11/8/2010 21:17


Sasajun (Level 1 Thug) @ 11/8/2010 16:33

I was so amazed when I saw this! The rusted colors are beautiful mix with this~ I really love how this came out! <3

jeremy (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 11/1/2010 03:13

Great ambiance!

Ambient (Level 6 Major) @ 10/31/2010 18:50

 The only thing I don't like is that the inside windows are perfect. I think they should be a bit sketchy, like the rest of the bus. Incredible work though!

Sneep29 (Level 4 Deputy) @ 10/31/2010 16:50

That is just awesome. At first, before I even read anything, or looked at the image info, I thought it was a gif, like a jump scare. That picture reminds me of all the old buses me and my friends used to find in abandoned places. It really just gives you that feeling of feeling unsafe. I'm thinking though, if you lost colors, it wouldn't be as atmospheric, but I bet you could do it.

Just so damn great, but aggrivating through feelings of fear. Hahaha  7=]

Red_Mist (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/31/2010 13:48

Thank you everyone for your kind words... spherical ice, great idea, maybe I'll implement the idea when I have more time.

My biggest inspiration for improving my work has been Elk, so I would like to thank him for his for his advice to continue to push and exceed with every single piece. I still have a long way to go but plan to keep getting better.

ohnoimnaked (Level 2 Peon) @ 10/31/2010 10:37

 Your improvement over the past few months is monumental. Great piece.

Spherical Ice (Level 2 Dealer) @ 10/31/2010 09:55

...amazing. I think it'd be even scarier if every so often, one of the lights just flashed for a little. Still, I think we've got a winner on our hands.

Stickman (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 10/31/2010 09:34

Perfect and fitting piece for this challenge.

EdJr (Level 9 Nidan) @ 10/31/2010 09:07

I think it's the best piece in the challenge so far.

Why don't you put more shapes (with 1 or 2 colors) inside the bus?

skamocore (Level 11 Dolphin) @ 10/31/2010 08:43

Wonderful, I think this really captures the challenge idea. Also, your best piece so far =D

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