Eric's Son

Eric's Son

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Eric's Son



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Title: Eric's Son
Pixel Artist: Veto  (Level 4 Murderer :: 2405 points)
Posted: 2/25/2012 02:00
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  12 comments    14 faves    0 avatars

This is an older graphic from 2008. It is the second pixel art I did after a 16 year downtime and first using 0xPaint as editor. Cool tool, a bit basic like Koala Painter (unfortunately it only works properly with WinXP).

C64, bitmap multicolor, 160x200px, double pixel, 1 fixed background (brown here), 3 foreground colors per 4x8 block, preset palette

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Theoden (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 7/24/2013 06:17

Digging it.


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reis (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 3/2/2012 07:20

 Love this style, great job.


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tre (Level 1 Intern) @ 3/1/2012 20:52

you are not alone, I mean, how can you NOT see it... :D 

Great picture though, it really has that old school vibe going!

Yes, the anatomy seems a bit off in places but I think it just adds to the charm of this particular style.


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CPearson (Level 4 Murderer) @ 3/1/2012 13:49

From the preview, I thought the kid was jerking it.

Oh god.


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DDR (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/29/2012 01:33

I love that look of adoration. Nicely done!


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Gwes (Level 1 Private) @ 2/28/2012 07:02

Very nicely done, gives me a nostalgic feeling having grown up with a C64.


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FraGMarE (Level 2 Kukyu) @ 2/27/2012 15:06

The amount of detail for using double pixels is impressive!  :)


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Frost (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 2/26/2012 17:01

Nice to see some of your older stuff!


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Veto (Level 4 Murderer) @ 2/26/2012 13:29

thanks for the kind words :) i am glad you like the picture.

jok: jep, the motive is my idea. well, anatomy is often a weak point in my pics. maybe it sounds weird, but i mostly avoid reference pictures to improve. it is more like modeling humans (imo this works, though people still are far from perfect)...

here are the workstages for those who are interested:
vetodrom.com/media/c64/pic_viking/erics_son_pe_ws.gif


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philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 2/26/2012 07:05

 this rocks =)


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jok (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 2/26/2012 02:41

 looks realy good! - great use of multi and c64 palette

right part especially  - i mean lights and shadows on plants and rocks  :)

- idea is yours to?

 

anatomy sucks a little - examp. - warrior arms are too short and boy head too big imho - but thess are small glitches


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lander (Level 4 Deputy) @ 2/25/2012 23:49

Looks great and reminds me of all that old games I used to play on my classmate's PC. Thanks )


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