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Title: Smile
Pixel Artist: Muxaun  (Level 4 Deputy :: 4684 points)
Posted: 6/15/2013 01:19
Palette: 19 colors
Statistics:  10 comments    4 faves    0 avatars

My own goal was to draw something without dithering. 

Applying anti-aliasing to the pen was a huge trouble - it is really difficult to do AA for non-uniform lines. It was a good practice, but I'll better avoid such things in future.

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Minakie (Level 1 Intern) @ 11/24/2016 11:38

That's a very creative use of tentacles. I think the paintbrush cable looks a bit like a pen though, because it has the same width all across. Also, if it had more than one color (most paintbrushes have a silver end next to the brush and then either a black or a wooden cable) it could also help making it look a bit less like a pen. The brush itself looks quite nice though, as does the ink splatter.

Pheno (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 6/16/2013 16:22

Goodbye, my chances of winning! 

Zizka (Level 10 Deep Blue) @ 6/15/2013 12:23

 That's original and very creative, nice!

Friend (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 6/15/2013 12:01

very good concept

Mishok (Level 1 Private) @ 6/15/2013 11:34

Cool Idea!

Gengar (Level 4 Peony) @ 6/15/2013 10:18

 Anyone else getting mildly trypophobic looking at this?

Muxaun (Level 4 Deputy) @ 6/15/2013 09:04

Nope. Only a rude sketch of my own hand. 

Neela (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 6/15/2013 08:52

I like the tentacles. It would be cool if the hand was holding a fountain pen instead of a brush though :-)

jeremy (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 6/15/2013 08:42

Any references used?

ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 2 King Checker) @ 6/15/2013 08:29

The hand is quite pillow shaded I think. Think in terms of the planes of the hands.

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