Revolution

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Revolution



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Title: Revolution
Pixel Artist: clefairykid  (Level 9 Federal Agent :: 15874 points)
Posted: 2/19/2012 20:41
Palette: 20 colors
Statistics:  12 comments    11 faves    0 avatars

 Revolution - Love, War and Change

The story of forbidden love in Japan. For hundreds of years, the country remained closed to outsiders, but now, Westerners have arrived and with them, comes turmoil and chaos as love blossoms and war sparks and everything is forever changed.

(The idea being that the main female character is one of the Emperor's geisha's and that the main male character is a foreigner that came to try and negotiate treaties with Japan, but in the end, war begins and the two lovers are caught in either side of the conflict.)

Disclaimer; I might be a little too addicted to historical novels, but I'm certainly no expert so I apologise if some elements of the story come across in some way insensitive, insulting or incorrect, I'm doing the best with my basic knowledge and imagination. 

Also, in submitting this, I'm not claiming it's perfect or that I really have any clue whether I'm doing things "right" or not, and that I can't keep working on it forever, as the deadline is in a few hours. So although I may make edits later, please appreciate I've put as much time as I can into for now. It's the first time I've picked my own palette, first time conforming to such a low colour count and my second time trying to abide by traditional pixelling rules. Also pretty big compared to what I'm used to : P So yeah... bound to be plenty of things that need work lol

Reference image used; Fantasy Sword Movie Pose (free use stock image on dA)

 


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clefairykid (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 10/27/2012 17:14

 Aw thank you c: I really appreciate that, I've only been pixelling for a year or two and it's a lot of hard work to improve as I go ^^


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vmarach21 (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 10/27/2012 16:27

 "I'm not claiming it's perfect or that I really have any clue whether I'm doing things "right" or not"

-It actually is perfect, nice job, voted for it!


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albaz2000eg (Level 1 Private) @ 7/19/2012 07:10

 aowsome coloring ! very nice piece


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philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 3/1/2012 17:26

forget about that LOL


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reis (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 2/28/2012 13:06

 Today! Hahaha!


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clefairykid (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 2/27/2012 23:31

 Naw thank you, it was such a huge surprise! :D


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Liza_Shush (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 2/27/2012 05:51

 Grats!


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Liza_Shush (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 2/20/2012 09:04

 "in progress shots were what convinced me to keep going" I 'll make a note about this to myself =)


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philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 2/20/2012 06:53

ah bro, this already existed =/ it was not your creation =( this will low the amount of votes you get .


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CPearson (Level 4 Murderer) @ 2/20/2012 04:41

Seeing the inmage it was based off, I kind of regret voting for this.
The text looks like it was made with an autmatic tool aswell.


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clefairykid (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 2/20/2012 02:20

 Thank you so much! I appreciate it, it's a huge learning curve for me, so using a reference helped to ease that a little bit. The in progress shots were what convinced me to keep going when I thought I was getting no where : P


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Liza_Shush (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 2/19/2012 22:17

Skin and background look beautiful. And even though image is entirely based on photo I can easily tell that you spent a lot of time on it, working hard. I also saw your in process gifs, my applause.


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