A History of Violence

A History of Violence

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A History of Violence

Title: A History of Violence
Pixel Artist: cure  (Level 11 Pixellite :: 80446 points)
Posted: 10/15/2015 10:26
Statistics:  20 comments    87 faves    0 avatars

Remake of a previous work

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cure (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 5/30/2017 22:36

reference photo, same for the 'newt' piece. they're both physical photographs so you'll just have to take my word for it.

Karam (Level 1 Thug) @ 5/30/2017 16:15

You are a god! 
How did you paint the kid? did you have references of a picture or something?

My mortal mind cannot even imagine the process behind it. 

Storm (Level 5 Sniper) @ 11/5/2015 15:12

Looks so real, I love it.

DanielHyaku (Level 4 Button Man) @ 10/22/2015 10:06

You're a beast <3

eigenbom (Level 4 Deputy) @ 10/20/2015 18:20

I love it, really quite eerie. I don't get the context, but I'm imagining The Walking Dead .. haha.

The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 10/18/2015 21:54

I was thinking more of a confederate flag as a rag or bandanna hanging out his/your pocket or something. However, this is subtle enough to work just as well.

RAV (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/18/2015 20:01

Baring some adjustments, what I like about it most is, how it visualizes that the horror of the violence is not given part of play along the toy gun. The kid plays in a different reality of the same topic. And so I like even further how the Confederate flag tries to hide in the harmless reality of the kid.

cure (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 10/18/2015 18:37

I've updated the image to include a (subtle) Confederate flag. Let me know what you think.

@Theoden, Bark Snarly: Thanks for the input, I'll play around with the suggestion and see how I like it.

cure (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 10/18/2015 18:35

You are correct. I used several Civil War photographs as reference.

RAV (Level 1 Rookie) @ 10/18/2015 15:49

I appreciate specifically that he is not more planted in this scene. It's clever.

Bark Snarly (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 10/18/2015 08:23

This is fantastic, really love the clusters you've got going on here!

I agree with Theoden though, some grayscale on the char might help him look a bit more planted in the piece. He does seem just a touch 'glued on' currently.

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 10/17/2015 11:34

Dunker Church at Antietam, isn't it?

Excellent  piece.

Mr_Hk_ (Level 5 Sniper) @ 10/17/2015 06:49

Stunning clusters !

BrightBit (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 10/17/2015 05:01

Impressive! I really like the colours.

orangemagik (Level 6 Time Traveller) @ 10/16/2015 13:16


Theoden (Level 10 Operative) @ 10/16/2015 05:24

Digging the background.

I think some grayscale ramps on the char might have been good. A grayish ramp phasing to full color starting from his feet up to his body. But I am not sure if that would fit the concept in your mind.

Stunning work as always Cure.

beetleking (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/16/2015 03:41

This absoluty beatiful! Good damn work Cure! I love your works so much!

cure (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 10/15/2015 11:29

No, honestly I wish I could've found a way to include the flag. Originally I had a tattered version of the flag from the original overlapping parts of this image, but it looked a little cliched. I considered putting a Confederate flag on his T-shit, but felt that would be too busy. Might still try to find a way to include it, as I agree that it better tied the piece to the cultural conflict at hand.

The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 10/15/2015 11:22

I'm curious, was this re-done in response to the whole confederate flag fiasco? I like the background here, but artistically speaking, I feel the original had a bit more to add to the conversation artistically speaking.

  Otherwise, technique and pixeling is as good, if not better, than ever. Love seeing your stuff  as always, Logan.

Evidence (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 10/15/2015 11:07

woahhh really awesome

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