Have you seen the Yellow Sign?

Have you seen the Yellow Sign?

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Title: Have you seen the Yellow Sign?
Pixel Artist: Helm  (Level 5 Detective :: 9119 points)
Posted: 11/24/2005 06:13
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  28 comments    112 faves    0 avatars

self-portrait done in 3 hours or so. 16 colours, every colour everywhere, Cyclone style. dither mode used in pro motion, darken, lighten, stencils, but obviously very hand-worked.

EDIT: updated piece with fixes. Help from Locrian, Darion, David and others. You rock.

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King of Spades (Level 1 Gangster) @ 10/20/2014 05:06

jok (Level 10 Master Sniper) @ 6/2/2014 13:58

very good portrait, and well done

not so much cyclone in this imo

beef_x (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/14/2012 04:12

reminds me of dan malone's style, really good work

Gwes (Level 2 Corporal) @ 2/27/2012 21:29

The opalescent effect is very cool.

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 2/20/2007 14:50
It;s anice picture. Colours look a bit c64 :D
I don't think this is cyclone ripoff. As far as I remember, cyclone does that diagonal thingie.
Also he uses brilliance2.0 (best amiga pixelling program) with transparency, which gives characteristic results.

ulbandi (Level 1 Quiet One) @ 9/17/2006 12:33
I love the use of colors in this.

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 7/18/2006 09:04

awesome colors.. love it;

Helm (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/8/2006 08:05
dither mode is a mode in Pro Motion ( a pixel prog I recommend ) where it automatically draws your chosen brush in dither patterns you select. I usually only use 25% and 50% dithers, and gradient between the two by hand.

Shark (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/8/2006 06:02
Haha - i think Slay's a little bit jealous. I dont get where you say "dither mode"?? Very nice none the less.

Saxamaphone (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 4/9/2006 02:29

lol you remind me of johnny depp :P

But in all seriousness, awesome.

SILVER (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/1/2006 23:02

very nice piece helm , the Face pose is awesome .


Skipper (Level 1 Rookie) @ 12/11/2005 07:54
Hah, burn, slay does cheat, even if he doesn't want to admit it.

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 12/5/2005 14:29
Take it easy, Helm, don't let the one who have no idea what pixelart is make you so angry.

Helm (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/30/2005 01:52
No wait, seriously now, slay. Please teach me in the ways of smear and smudge tool. Teach me how to pixel 'everything by my own hand' like you do in all your great pieces! I'm eager to learn!

Helm (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/27/2005 15:11
hehe slay, I'll try to do better next time

hunted rogue (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 11/27/2005 12:50
wow! I love the detail!!! very awesome!

slay (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/27/2005 11:30
Hmm, not so good and really small imitation od great Cyclone style...

Skipper (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/26/2005 21:09
I get a boner looking at this.

Because of the pixel technique...really...


d-p (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 11/26/2005 11:58
Awesome piece, as always.

Badassbill (Level 10 Maniac) @ 11/25/2005 14:24
Wow, Looks much better.

Helm (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/25/2005 08:12
Thanks. Be sure to check out Cyclone's gallery in www.gfxzone.org . I'm not doing anything new.

Mirre (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 11/25/2005 07:52
I love the colours on this one. They're so vivid and the mix of them all gives much life to the portrait. Also, the eyes are really well done, and the beard/moustache and nose too. You managed to put alot of important details into this small portrait. Well done! Most definitely a 5 and added to my favourites.

lase_s5 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/25/2005 02:09
thats quality man, self ports aint easy

Helm (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/24/2005 22:03
Badassbill, error fixed, I think. And thanks, guys.

Faktablad (Level 6 SWAT) @ 11/24/2005 16:27

Language, dude.

Helm, you are hot.

Alex (Level 1 Thug) @ 11/24/2005 14:48
i fucking love this man.

Badassbill (Level 10 Maniac) @ 11/24/2005 13:49
It has a wonderfull arangment of colours and I love the patterns on there. The only thing that I can see that is even remotly off putting to me is that the facial hair on the chin doesnt realy blend into the skin, Unless that is the affect you were looking for. Definatly a 5 ratind and a favorite from me.

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