Ancient discoverers

Ancient discoverers

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Ancient discoverers

Title: Ancient discoverers
Pixel Artist: Muxaun  (Level 4 Deputy :: 4684 points)
Posted: 8/11/2013 02:40
Palette: 4 colors
Statistics:  29 comments    111 faves    2 avatars

I was inspired by scamorore's tip to stick with only a few colours. Also I wanted to use the acidic green color.

The piece looks way better with pitch black background. Like this:



Reference image: 

I wish I had 3d model or a toy boat - it would have helped me a lot.

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Xenero (Level 4 Gas Giant) @ 7/20/2021 11:57

Kurz (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/18/2021 12:59

Never too late, I love this too

gawrone (Level 11 Dumpster Fire) @ 7/3/2019 00:28

I know, I'm late to the party but I have to say that I love everything about this animation.

Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 9/20/2013 02:23

 Very style = Yes!

|||| (Level 8 Venus fly trap) @ 8/31/2013 15:58

Oh that's soo cool; love it.

damicon (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 8/20/2013 08:36

3d models are great in terms of big productions because you dont lose much time. I think you are more into the stuff if you start avoiding the use of rotoscoping techniques. Sometimes our imagination is stronger than reality. Indeed this piece looks very natural.

Muxaun (Level 4 Deputy) @ 8/19/2013 14:07

Thank you all guys. Honestly I didn't expect this piece to win. I was sooo totally bored by it at the end.

I spent like 80% time drawing frames that I got rid of. I have redrawn the full sail animation a couple of times. 

And still like Antiboton said I feel a couple of frames are missing.

Muxaun (Level 4 Deputy) @ 8/19/2013 14:04

I am not sure about it yet. But thanks!

epoxy (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/17/2013 21:08

Fantastic!! In terms of colors & composition you have done as much as possible with as little as possible; brilliant!

vimmel (Level 5 Detective) @ 8/17/2013 11:58

 This is such a great piece! Moody and beautiful! Big ups!

failureboy (Level 7 Assassin) @ 8/14/2013 21:58

very inspired 

atprises (Level 6 Commander) @ 8/14/2013 06:14

 So  cool! Oтдаю свой голос :)

Antiboton (Level 8 Odds and Ends) @ 8/14/2013 00:17

Very well done. i feel the animation missed one frame but I like it a lot.

slym (Level 8 Rear Admiral) @ 8/13/2013 07:47

 Wonderful animation =]

HypeWizardA (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/12/2013 22:02

Really like this one!

Killermachine (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 8/12/2013 04:54

this is sooo awesome!! 

_Connor (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 8/12/2013 00:33

 this is amazing. Only voted fore this, hope you win =p

reis (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 8/11/2013 17:05

Great piece. I loved so much the animation!

Bohnz (Level 1 Depressed) @ 8/11/2013 14:34

 this is cool, mainly because it can be interprated so many different ways, some see a boat, others see creatures, there are a great many things to behold here.

Semont (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/11/2013 11:40

xD I originally saw the flames as eyes and the oars as weird stalk-like legs.

Very nice animation.

Delicious (Level 10 Capo) @ 8/11/2013 09:56

 Nicely done! Would be cool if the water splashed up against the front of the boat

Shon7291 (Level 4 Deputy) @ 8/11/2013 09:53

 Very nice.

thee_owl (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 8/11/2013 08:13

 NIce use of the evil acid green. the animation it this looks like it took a long time. I really like the oars on the side. this will get one of my votes 

Juniorps (Level 5 Soldier) @ 8/11/2013 05:03

amazing O:

KengChang (Level 1 Private) @ 8/11/2013 05:00

That's cool!

Iceberg (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 8/11/2013 04:58

Вот это действительно годнота.

CakeDrake (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 8/11/2013 04:56

 This looks very cool.

Thu (Level 3 Litter) @ 8/11/2013 04:51


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