Portrait - MyPh

Portrait - MyPh

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Portrait - MyPh



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Title: Portrait - MyPh
Pixel Artist: showtime  (Level 6 Made :: 5957 points)
Posted: 5/21/2011 20:53
Palette: 5 colors
Statistics:  7 comments    16 faves    0 avatars

Portrait of a friend.  Tried to stick to 5 colours, 2 colours per 8x8 tile.  Loosely inspired by onek's piece: www.pixeljoint.com/pixelart/45349.htm

Palette based on a GBC palette.

Cheated somewhat by using a grid instead of drawing more "freehand."

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showtime (Level 6 Made) @ 5/23/2011 12:57

Thanks, that's great advice, I appreciate it.


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Manupix (Level 11 Godzilla) @ 5/23/2011 12:53

It is, but you could probably find more contrasted combinations for these few tiles, even including black again, as long as it isn't a simple outline.

The point with this kind of work is to try to make the abstract textures readable as shading or volume. That duality is the point with all pixel-art actually.


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showtime (Level 6 Made) @ 5/23/2011 12:39

Ugh, I can't believe I messed up along the jawline, I need to pay more attention to that stuff.  I kind of feel like the jawline is too soft without the black, though. i.imgur.com/Jhbih.png


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Sanfrouah (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 5/22/2011 11:38

Fresh!  simple and effective!


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jok (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 5/22/2011 10:26

 simple but nice,

like colors on it


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Clovvach (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 5/22/2011 07:09

 simple, inspiring, and I like it.  and yes, I also did notice the two 3-color squares...


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Manupix (Level 11 Godzilla) @ 5/22/2011 05:06

Nice. There are (at least) 2 3-color tiles along the jaw line, which happens to be too sharp and distracting. Try to replace it by hinting to a softer shadow on the neck.


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