Ferret Space Pirate

Ferret Space Pirate

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Ferret Space Pirate



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Title: Ferret Space Pirate
Pixel Artist: Kaiseto  (Level 6 Made :: 9325 points)
Posted: 11/1/2010 01:43
Palette: 21 colors
Statistics:  117 comments    314 faves    0 avatars

Started it almost a year ago. Been working on it intermittently ever since. Over 100 hours, though I can't confirm that. Lost track a long time ago. There are a few saved videos of me working on it at my livestream page, but I'm a slow worker, so it's probably more informative to just watch the WIP gif. So there's that.

I basically set out to make something bigger and better than anything I'd ever done. It ended up turning into something that kind of represents everything that I do in art. Anthropomorphic animal character, pixel art, heavily blue-green reliant palette, etc. So yeah, here it is, on Pixeljoint at last.


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print_bird (Level 1 Intern) @ 9/14/2017 01:00

I remember seeing this back in 2010. Glad I was able to find it again. Love the work.


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Fleja2003 (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 9/2/2017 10:08

Wow this blows my mind!


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upper0 (Level 1 Private) @ 7/8/2017 06:22

Fantastic!


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Cleosetric (Level 1 Seaman) @ 2/28/2017 02:07

i still don't know what motivates people to doing like this great work, i hope i can have such like that too.


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T1mePiece (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/31/2016 11:01

Incredible


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8 Bit Dreams (Level 10 President) @ 2/2/2015 20:10

This is insanely good! 


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Sunjammer (Level 1 Seaman) @ 8/17/2014 07:44

The fact that an artist of your caliber feels unable to continue with the craft due to practical reasons speaks to how bogus this world is 


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 11/12/2012 14:17

 This needs to be in a comic of sorts.


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 9/5/2012 21:13

I had never seen this beauty! Great atmosphere!


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Franuka (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 3/4/2012 17:30

 Beautifully inspiring...


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cassiechihuahua (Level 1 Gangster) @ 6/15/2011 12:11

the rocks. I love the rocks. o-o


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peanutcookie (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 5/29/2011 11:55

 Love your work 


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Mathias (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 4/29/2011 15:06

How? 100+ hours, that's how.

Spend 100 hours on one thing and let's see what you can do.


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PoisonousJoy (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 3/6/2011 13:46

How? HOOWW?


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TheoVision (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 1/11/2011 14:11

unbelievable - this is so atmospheric! The color palette, the background, the detail. this is art with a capital A. I bow for the master


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Laef (Level 1 Gangster) @ 1/1/2011 21:17

 This piece is so awesome I had to join so I could favourite it. 


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NobleValerian (Level 6 Manager) @ 12/29/2010 13:11

 Wow, there's just so much detail... it's great!


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luisniel (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 12/28/2010 23:50

Love this piece.


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Mathias (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 12/17/2010 21:50

Wow, #1 spot. Deserved, too

This has so much charm.

The lighting and colors are beautiful.

Very systematic WIP! You don't have ADD, that's for sure. I tend to bounce around randomly with a scene like this.

One thing I like about your inherent style, with pixels, is the way you make everything thick and full of body, kind of bulky. For instance, your vegetation here - very bottom right corner. No flat leaves, all rounded with nice reflections and whatnot. That's an interesting gimmick.

It must've felt great to upload this here and announce it complete.

 


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tsoccer93 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/17/2010 07:36

It reminds me of Brian Jacques's redwall series, the ferrets where always pirates and badguys. except this is in space.


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bonehead11 (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 12/17/2010 04:02

Very live and refreshing style...just beautiful. 


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SpriterOfDesire (Level 1 Private) @ 12/16/2010 23:26

This picture makes the Mona Lisa look like a simple one color pixel standing on an island of other pixels that are all white.


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twilightmoon (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/16/2010 23:13

That's absolutely amazing!


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Ambient (Level 6 Major) @ 12/16/2010 20:51

 Grats on first, know you tried!


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Finoli (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/16/2010 17:05


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jaumeAV (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 12/16/2010 15:52

WOW!!!! this is impressive!


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luisniel (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 12/16/2010 15:19

 Oh boy.


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ellie-is (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 12/16/2010 11:24

 Hey, you placed better than Fool. Good job man :P


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Photocopier (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/16/2010 11:08

Yay! Finally got what you wanted :D 


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Losm (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 12/7/2010 21:29

 This is still considered one of my all-time favorite pieces of pixel art, and I'm sure it'll stay that way for a while. You, sir, are amazing.


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griffsnuff (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 12/3/2010 09:00

you are so crazyy amazing <3 I want to practice hard so i can get as good as you are :D


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slym (Level 8 Rear Admiral) @ 11/25/2010 17:54

Dang! I swear I remember comenting on this :P You've heard this at least 70 times before me, but oh... xD Your pretty much amazing :P 


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H|F (Level 1 Depressed) @ 11/23/2010 22:24

totally badass. Love this <3


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Victor Rojo (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 11/23/2010 22:11

Woah,,, I need to comment again, awesome real pixel art, without hybrids fakes or something, youre an example of the good way!


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ElectroNico (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 11/15/2010 09:14

Amazing work !! Great environment & atmosphere !


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blackmoondev (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 11/8/2010 07:58

 Beautiful!


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Ela (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/8/2010 05:27

Love it <3!!!!


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Werety (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 11/7/2010 01:53

Awesome


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Johnny303 (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 11/6/2010 12:13

This is fantastic, man. A lot of time and hard work, turned into something amazing. Fave for sure.


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licnep (Level 1 Private) @ 11/5/2010 21:40

awsome :D 


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MCSuire (Level 1 Intern) @ 11/5/2010 20:11

Dude...that is...just badass...I'm instantly favoriting this.


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KrypToniTe (Level 5 Soldier) @ 11/5/2010 13:14

Ahh, thats a real beauty. Everything is great, but I agree with the rocks tho. Amazing work. Reminds me from Ratchet. 5/5!


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Kaiseto (Level 6 Made) @ 11/5/2010 12:24

@Opcaus

Oh, don't worry, I don't blame you. The "furry" stuff isn't up most people's alleys. It just happens to be the stuff I draw when I have nothing better in mind to draw. Still, if you're going to favorite one piece from my gallery, I'd rather it be this one :p


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Reo (Level 11 Sensei) @ 11/5/2010 09:00

 Fantastic colors, rendering and atmosphere!


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Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 11/5/2010 04:06

 Heh, well for this piece I really only have praise (do agree with Hatch about the rocks.), this is just awesome. The colours, the rock textures, the atmosphere, it's just really great. I think I'm just not a big fan of wolves and human like wolves. I blame DeviantArt, and you're stuff's sometimes a bit too cartoony for me or something. But it's just a matter of opinion really. I do find you a great artist, though. (That probably still sounds rather vague, dunno how to word it properly.)

And thanks man. I gotta say this is probably my personal favorite from you.

 


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Psychotron-3000 (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/5/2010 00:04

Wow! Stunning. The pixelling is so smooth, and I adore the level of detail. The palette really sets the mood, and the OSL is done amazingly.

Kaiseto, you win at life. 


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Kaiseto (Level 6 Made) @ 11/3/2010 16:15

@Opcaus

Well, that's some mixed praise right there if I ever saw any, but I'll surely take it :p I tend to like your style... (The Deep being a personal favorite)


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Hatch (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 11/3/2010 13:58

I think the rocks being clustered at the horizon line make the sky look much nearer to him than it should and makes it look a bit like a painted backdrop, but it's a minor complaint and it may just be me. Incredibly beautiful work otherwise :)


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Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 11/3/2010 10:30

I have to admit that your style usually does little for me, but this is just slick.


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FlyingMonkey (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/3/2010 07:46

...Wow.  I'm Gobsmacked!




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