Castle Scene

Castle Scene

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Castle Scene



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Title: Castle Scene
Pixel Artist: Stava  (Level 8 MS-DOS :: 11471 points)
Posted: 5/21/2015 13:33
Statistics:  15 comments    27 faves    0 avatars

I have been working on a project behind the scenes with JumpButton Studio. So far, we've made a lot of progress in short time, and this is one of the creations I made for the project.

Probably the largest piece I ever pixeled (720x405). Took me about 4 days to finish. Switching between Win7 and Win8 because my harddisks kept dying and whatnot, lost progress multiple times >horrible experience :- (<.. But still managed to finish it, and I'm proud XD

Thanks to my Skype buddies for keeping me sane through all this work.

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Motrox (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 5/27/2015 21:44

I like the wood and roof texture 


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dm404 (Level 5 Detective) @ 5/25/2015 07:31

I like how it has a painterly look to the whole style.


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Shadowfox (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 5/24/2015 07:23

Omg this is so perfect I love it

This is #goals


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Stava (Level 8 MS-DOS) @ 5/24/2015 01:27

@CELS Thanks a lot! I agree with all the issues you've pointed out. I might work on fixing these issues later on, though I feel like it'll be really hard to part with that green color I used on the furthest hill (I really like that bit of the scene and I dont know why)

I'd work on a edit right away but I'm busy working on the tiles and such now (pushing myself to work hard and fast).. I guess some quality is lost when I'm speeding it like a madman BUT I can always fix stuff later on (at least that's what I think).

I got carried away a bit with this reply, sorry! Thanks again for your input, I appreciate it.


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CELS (Level 7 Lotus) @ 5/23/2015 17:00

Something feels a bit off with the perspective, but I can't quite explain it. Maybe it's something about the curved bit on the village message board. I also think the grassy plains need more atmospheric effect. Right now, the closest grass is more towards blue and the distant grass is more towards yellow, when it should be opposite (unless you're messing around with sunshine hitting certain areas)

The castle does look a little bit flat, like you're not using colour and contrast to really give it depth. But it sort of works with the naive style this piece has, I think. The rendering, shading and choice of colours is absolutely amazing. That sky is so gorgeous!


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Stava (Level 8 MS-DOS) @ 5/23/2015 10:57

@Orange08

Haha there's a reason for the solid outline >at least in my mind< but you are right, I could of removed it for PJ.

@everyone else thanks a lot!

@Philippejugnet <3


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philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 5/23/2015 07:54

<3


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Pixelart_kid (Level 6 SWAT) @ 5/22/2015 19:42

Wondeful colors, is beatiful!!


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swonqi (Level 5 Sniper) @ 5/22/2015 05:37

the sky and mountains :o


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orange08 (Level 6 Blue Crab) @ 5/22/2015 05:19

i knew this was yours from the preview

everything is great, but im not sure solid black outlines is the best color choice for the things up close


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beetleking (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 5/22/2015 02:17

Woah this is amazing.


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Hiuru (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 5/21/2015 21:23

I came


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Stava (Level 8 MS-DOS) @ 5/21/2015 21:20

@Clefairykid

XD hey I've been absent for like a year too

Thanks a lot! :- )

@Melbs thanks! Yeah I agree about the caslte >I tried to make the towers further away lighter but that didn't do much I guess<


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clefairykid (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 5/21/2015 20:35

omggg long time no see (only just back)

this is incredible, you always keep pushing yourself! :D


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melbs (Level 2 Kukyu) @ 5/21/2015 18:30

I love the grass and the colors you used. Very vibrant.

The castle reads a little flat though.


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