Pixel Art Challenge: Spoiler* Alert

Gas13 challenges you to make a 'Fantasy self-portrait' avatar. 

  • Canvas size - 64x64
  • Colors - No restriction
  • Transparency - No
  • Animation - No
Tracing not allowed.
WIPs are a must (Place link on description).
Reference photo would be nice ; )

*Seeing what someone looks like irl can be a spoiler : /

The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 11/12/2007 00:17  |    31


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Elwin (Level 5 Sniper) @ 11/17/2007 01:45
The sillyness part :)

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 11/16/2007 15:58
Just where exactly was my "insult"? The first part of my comment was directed at me!

Elwin (Level 5 Sniper) @ 11/16/2007 11:40
Hmm not just you black... I'm not going to give a referenc epic, for exactly same reason ^^ And dumbo, I don't think it's a good idea to insult people... No matter how many balls you have

BlackDragon (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/15/2007 15:20
I mean for Identity purposes. I don't care how good or bad I look I just don't want someone to know who I am and what I look like. Maybe thats just me, but still.

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 11/15/2007 14:37

That's kind of silly in my opinion. Im not a looker myself by far. But I at least have the balls to show others online, what real world people see every time I go to the grocery store.


My actual point was that many of these entries I am guessing don't look like the person doing them. I thought that was one of the main stipulations in this week's challenge. I mean it is called a self portrait for a reason. They even asked people not to trace. Why would they ask that if it wasn't a clear point for tis week. Thats why I asked for the rule to be enforced. Not just the work in progress process to be shown.

skamocore (Level 11 Dolphin) @ 11/15/2007 14:18
I mean WIP...as in showing the steps they used to make the piece...your WIP doesn't need to have your photo included

BlackDragon (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/15/2007 13:51
Some people don't want their pic online.

skamocore (Level 11 Dolphin) @ 11/14/2007 20:06
and I reckon the WIP thing should be bold and underlined...people are really missing this part ...oh and maybe italics too

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 11/14/2007 18:26
I wanna see some photos with these entered pieces (enforce it please)...

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 11/14/2007 12:12
Wow, I wish I have time to give it a go.

Heh, it was submitted ages ago :)

Reo (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 11/14/2007 10:54
The username above is spelled wrong its ''gas 13'',not ''gas13''.I freaked out when all gas pieces wasgone,I thougth he had deleted them

gamer404 (Level 2 Corporal) @ 11/13/2007 13:49
Dang, missed that rule...I'll try to change it...

AdamPlays (Level 6 SWAT) @ 11/13/2007 13:12
Your piece does not follow the rules either.  It can't have transparency.  Usually a portrait is a close up focusing on the face.  It's not in the rules but it's something to think about. 

gamer404 (Level 2 Corporal) @ 11/13/2007 12:59
Okay, this challenge is wacked. The imortal pixel art, though great, is way too big, and mine is not on the list( It was accepted into the gallery).

AdamPlays (Level 6 SWAT) @ 11/13/2007 11:32

Funny I was just working on a Self-Portrait.  Guess I'll have to make a new one. 

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/12/2007 20:17
Yes a WIP means showing the process to the final pixel.

@skeddles, say a portrait of you as a fair princess fairy

surt (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/12/2007 18:44
I think they mean a WIP animation or sequence, not a WIP thread.

gamer404 (Level 2 Corporal) @ 11/12/2007 18:11
I don't think they are being that strict on the WIP thread required rule

Shawn (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 11/12/2007 17:06
sick idea :D         

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 11/12/2007 16:30
What do they mean by fantasy?

BlackDragon (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/12/2007 14:58
Link to Gas's profile is wrong, there should be a space between Gas and 13.

Doomcreator0 (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 11/12/2007 12:51
Sound's great, but I need some ideas.

Hatch (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 11/12/2007 10:25
Yay, a portrait challenge!

theguy (Level 6 Hitman) @ 11/12/2007 05:19

Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 11/12/2007 05:17

when canvas size says "64x64max" it means that 64x64 is the maximun size allowed, it could be smaller, but not larger. when it only says "64x64" it means that 64x64 is the only size allowed. it applies too for colors, and other rules specifications.

theguy (Level 6 Hitman) @ 11/12/2007 05:09
can it only be 64x64 or can we go smaller

theguy (Level 6 Hitman) @ 11/12/2007 04:34
oh... i c                        

mikl3 (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 11/12/2007 04:33
Очень полезное задание. "А вот сейчас мы отделим действительно хороших художников от просто хороших пиксельшиков"

surt (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/12/2007 04:32
You are not required to post a ref photo.

In the olden days of darkness before the dawn of humanity rose over the barren earth humans used a device called a "mirror" to view themselves.

theguy (Level 6 Hitman) @ 11/12/2007 04:06
I have no picture of myself on the internet

plus I haven't got a camera ever so yeah sucks to be me at the moment

Packrat (Level 7 General Manager) @ 11/12/2007 02:19
Oh noes the anonymity provided by teh internets is in danger! :)

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