LymeGrien

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Title: LymeGrien
Pixel Artist: Chibiwing  (Level 4 Deputy :: 2318 points)
Posted: 5/15/2011 23:49
Palette: 18 colors
Statistics:  6 comments    2 faves    0 avatars

For the weekly challenge.

I ran into quite a few stumbling blocks, but I had a great time experimenting with different techniques.  I used different versions of the Tale of Genji for inspiration, like with the angle of view and such.

Criticism welcome! <3


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Chibiwing (Level 4 Deputy) @ 5/26/2011 19:42

Thanks. ^_^


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ThomasJH (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 5/26/2011 11:55

wow nice colours there, more like a good shade for roses.


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Chibiwing (Level 4 Deputy) @ 5/16/2011 21:06

The strange perspective is taken directly from Tale of Genji! : D  After struggling with trying to get a "normal" color palette that didn't look crappy, I went where I was drawn- Bright, somewhat feminine, odd color combos.  If nothing else, I wanted to stand out. <3

I know I approached this differently than many of the others since I haven't had the kind of gaming experience they have.  I've never heard of any of those you listed...  My only real pc gaming experiences are FFXIV and StarCraft (when I was super young). ^_^'


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epoxy (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/16/2011 15:31

I like this a lot, particularly the strange orthagonal perspective and the bright, kinda garish colors. It looks rough, even ugly, in many ways - but I think that might actually fit the theme. This image makes me uneasy and uncomfortable; if I were playing a game that looked like this I think I'd be scared. (One thing that might scare me is the thought that the game is totally broken and could kill me with a glitch. That was certainly a worry when I played games like Yume Nikki, Au Sable, and All Of Our Friends Are Dead.)


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Chibiwing (Level 4 Deputy) @ 5/16/2011 01:38

I struggled the whole way because I kept having to stop myself when I'd want to work on something in the foreground; I needed to figure out a good way to work in layers with Gale.  This is all still extremely new to me.

Which colors in particular? : )

I need another week to work on this before it'll actually be done enough for me. :p


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Dero (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/16/2011 00:24

It all looks a bit mashed together in a hurry. The designs on their own look fine, but something just doesn't sit right with me. However, you did say that you were experimenting with different techniques so that's understandable.

 

One more thing, you may want better contrast between some of the colors.


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