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Title: The Matchstick
Pixel Artist: president_skeleton  (Level 1 Rookie :: 605 points)
Posted: 8/8/2014 00:34
Palette: 24 colors
Statistics:  16 comments    69 faves    0 avatars

I've had this idea floating around my head for at least half a year, and I finally got around to pixeling it.  About eleven hours later, this came out.  I'm pretty happy with it!

Here's a WIP animation.

Update:  I tweaked the colors somewhat and hopefully improved the hatchet job of anti-aliasing a bit.  Original, for reference.


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Mr_Hk_ (Level 5 Sniper) @ 1/30/2015 12:15

Digging the style so very much.
Fresh and powerfull colors.

chipg4 (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/1/2014 17:20

You must be an Impressionist artist.

Focusing on warm and light colors.

Halo (Level 1 Seaman) @ 8/14/2014 18:54

Beautiful work! The colors work very nicely together. Very creative.

Ciclopiz (Level 2 Dealer) @ 8/13/2014 14:41

Great work!

-DE- (Level 11 General) @ 8/13/2014 04:02

I love the colors, but there's something missing to me...

antlad (Level 1 Rookie) @ 8/11/2014 12:11

It reminds me of the posters that used to be up in the old Tower Records stores.

Friend (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 8/11/2014 09:58

i dig the colors, but the inacurrate and playful shading of the hand makes the fingers look funny

TheKasparrr (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 8/10/2014 13:28

Great colors. I'm amazed! 

SuperTurnip (Level 1 Seaman) @ 8/10/2014 11:35

Gorgeous work! The lines and the colours are just awesome.

Motrox (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 8/9/2014 08:20

The colors are great

cr0s (Level 1 Thug) @ 8/9/2014 02:06

wooh this is cool

jtfjtfjtf (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 8/8/2014 09:10

Very cool idea and execution

CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 8/8/2014 03:16

Reminds me of the Colour Magic challenge.

Good stuff.

Goodlyay (Level 6 Centaur) @ 8/8/2014 02:40

Fantastic use of color!

saiko-raito (Level 5 Sniper) @ 8/8/2014 02:01

really like your colour palettes 

felchqueen (Level 6 SWAT) @ 8/8/2014 01:50

I did think there was an issue with the way the first finger was positioned but after contorting my hand, it is indeed correct. very nicely done! I would have preferred smother transistions in colour on the hand but that's just my personal preference :)

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