Six Legged Freak

Six Legged Freak

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Six Legged Freak



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Title: Six Legged Freak
Pixel Artist: exocet  (Level 6 Major :: 5228 points)
Posted: 6/28/2011 08:13
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  35 comments    55 faves    0 avatars

 First pixel picture I've done in a looong time :)

 
I started this one in early 2010, then had to let it rest for one year or so because of the lack of time and motivation. I got back to it a couple of months ago with the aim of releasing at Outline, a demoparty in Holland that was held earlier this month. Since then I've fixed a few flaws and added a bit of polish. 
 
If I had to redo it again, I would probably use a few less colours for the main tint and keep 4-5 different colours for the face and sky. I think this would have looked less monochromatic.
 
EDIT: rearranged the palette and added more details on the dog's coat. Thanks everyone for feedback!

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sandrowski (Level 1 Depressed) @ 7/31/2011 08:32

da dog looks some krazy :))

i mean freak %)


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T-Mind (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 7/25/2011 20:40

wow, really smoth, it was hard to believe that is pixelart AA and not just a photoshop bursh! great job!


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Miumau0 (Level 6 Made) @ 7/24/2011 12:56

Cool, and welcome back :)


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baah (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 7/22/2011 13:12

Surprise pic at Outline that made us all smile! Welcome back exocet! :)

Please give us moooooooore!


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ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 7/6/2011 07:38

That works nicely, tho some of the darkest pink (on the doogy coat) blends with the wall behind. It could use some dark shading there. Just a bit, for contrast. 


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exocet (Level 6 Major) @ 7/6/2011 07:02

 Update with better-looking coat for the doggy!


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peanutcookie (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/4/2011 13:40

 I the smoothness :D


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iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 7/3/2011 08:07

Back in business, yay! Love those skyscrapers! 


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Risky2k (Level 1 Thug) @ 7/2/2011 09:56

 Amazing Work!


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llshadow (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 7/2/2011 07:13

That's smooth!


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ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 6/30/2011 09:25

Yeah, I removed the yellow but then darkened the white. If you remove either or there should not be a full white in any case. But it would perhaps also help to change the value of some of the colours to adjust for the loss of the brightest tone.


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exocet (Level 6 Major) @ 6/30/2011 08:59

 Ptoing, thanks for the edit, that looks cool! I might try something like this during the weekend, but remove the white instead, as I'd like to keep the colours quite warm. 


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sandrowski (Level 1 Depressed) @ 6/30/2011 05:37

doggy looks so fun :)


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Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 6/30/2011 01:53

Awesome to see a new piece of you again! I really like your style!


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Mathias (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 6/29/2011 21:20

Exo-llent!

Nice to see you submit something new!


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ptoing (Level 7 Underboss) @ 6/29/2011 13:55

Nice to see you back.

I just made a quick edit of it.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/15588722/pj/exocet_freak.png 

The easiest fix imo is to kill the bright yellow, make the white a bit darker, and then add a inbetween colour for the pinks. I also made the dark pink a bit darker so that it flows into the next darker colour better.


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Perihelion (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 6/29/2011 12:25

Wow, this is slick! I love the style and the rendering. Besides the pink on the dog being a little out of place and not rendered,  my only real complaint is that the background is somewhat flat. Great job, though.


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axendel (Level 1 Gangster) @ 6/29/2011 11:32

dude you got skillz


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exocet (Level 6 Major) @ 6/29/2011 07:36

 Thanks for the nice feedback! I agree the dog's coat could do with a bit more detail, but I have very few pink shades to play with... I'll see what I can do :)


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Stickman (Level 6 SWAT) @ 6/29/2011 05:38

A lovely welcome with a great pic. Nice background buildings!


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a3um (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 6/29/2011 00:23

 Personally I like the dog's suit (:


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PoisonousJoy (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 6/28/2011 15:23

Impressive, I must say.


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Zweckform (Level 1 Intern) @ 6/28/2011 13:54

Great use of colours, nice stye.


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DSM (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 6/28/2011 13:38

dog clothes below the level Generally excellent


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Delicious (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 6/28/2011 13:10

Ohie, noticed that tiny heart on his right side pocket. :)

Really nice stuff.


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TheoVision (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 6/28/2011 13:05

love this piece: totally dig the combo of the "cool" dude and the silly dog: thruth is: these types actually exist in real life!


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jamon (Level 10 Operative) @ 6/28/2011 12:50

Welcome back!

Love it! 


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Ronx90 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/28/2011 12:12

wow really loved it


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xxmantisxx (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 6/28/2011 11:48

Amazingly smooth!


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SatTheArtist (Level 5 Detective) @ 6/28/2011 11:35

OMG that is epic! As showtime said with the jumpsuit though... kinda weird.

 

I <3 you.


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Hiuru (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 6/28/2011 10:58

Awesome! Really nice color choice 


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Mrmo Tarius (Level 10 Master Sniper) @ 6/28/2011 10:41

 You return! I am entertained!


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showtime (Level 6 Made) @ 6/28/2011 10:41

Looks amazing, although to be honest the chihuahua's um... jumpsuit (?) looks a little flat compared to everything else.


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PeterH (Level 1 Depressed) @ 6/28/2011 09:25

Love it !


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Manuziari (Level 1 Depressed) @ 6/28/2011 08:51

Exocet's back! Love it


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