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Title: motif
Pixel Artist: toxotes  (Level 2 Flatfoot :: 653 points)
Posted: 6/3/2012 14:44
Palette: 11 colors
Statistics:  15 comments    18 faves    0 avatars

Finally got moving full force here.

 Well, after a couple weeks of pushing pixels, I'm going to call this one more or less done. A few minor tweaks will probably be made to this down the road as I find solutions to certain problem areas, but I consider 'version I' finished as a whole. Heh, got a little 'Guernica' with that foot...


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snowk (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 9/10/2012 21:30

 please make more pixel art. 

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 6/15/2012 14:36

Right . . . ok.

philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 6/13/2012 09:22

This is love


This is not what you think it is.

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 6/13/2012 06:52

Excellent explanation. Thanks for sharing your point of view, I find some inspiration in your thinking.

toxotes (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 6/12/2012 18:58

 Sorry for the late reply:


I like to abstract the curves and volumes of the human figure in ways that emphasize poses and certain features. By multiplying and rearranging different features [such as hands and feet], I feel that I can improve and make the composition much more interesting, and add a variety of emotions into a piece [hands, for instance, carry a lot of body language by themselves, and using multiple hands, each with its own language, to represent an otherwise single hand allows me to breathe more life into a picture than using realism alone]. As with cubism, I feel I can bypass the 'single point in time from a single viewpoint' effect by capturing a subject at multiple moments, from multiple angles, and then working them together to create one unified piece.


I like representing mass to the strongest, most believable degree possible -- shapes and volumes should 'pop' out from the piece, and form a hierarchical layering between themselves.

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 6/12/2012 18:27

What is love?

philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 6/10/2012 10:59

This is art.

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 6/9/2012 14:08

What is art?

Mrmo Tarius (Level 10 Master Sniper) @ 6/8/2012 18:17

 Art! :D

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 6/7/2012 20:25

How about an explanation.

What am I looking at?

Joe/Wrath Designs (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 6/4/2012 12:47

Again you mix 2d and 3d in a very personal way! Like it!

TheoVision (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 6/4/2012 05:14

I don't know why (can't put my finger really on it ) but I really like this! 7/7

CrazyMLC (Level 1 Depressed) @ 6/4/2012 01:15

Wow, that's amazing!

My only problem would be that all the colors are so bright, with no darker shades. I guess what I mean is that the contrast is a little low. Otherwise, it's beautiful!

I mean really, the shape and form is just wonderful.

Dastal (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 6/3/2012 23:09

Wow, I love yours colours and shape.

Graindolium (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 6/3/2012 14:59

♥ c'est magnifique !

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