Pixel Art Challenge: Heart Attack Horror


Challenge winner DawnBringer wants you to pixel a scene of something that you think would or could give you a heart attack! The artist may put him/herself in the image, but it's not a requirement.

Canvas size - Max 200 x 200.
Colors - Max 16. Use only colors from this palette:

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Please make sure you double check your entry fits the color restrictions before posting your submission!!!

Transparency - No.
Animation - No.

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

Posted by skamocore @ 12/7/2009 00:13  |    7


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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 12/8/2009 08:19

It's a color/brightness-ramp map. Designing these is a good way of creating well balanced & efficient palettes. And once you have it - you can easily find all the best options for ramping and AA etc. for any given color(s).

I thought this would serve as a piece of education and inspiration for those pixelpushers that still has not been enlightened with the values of palette control.


Mathias (Level 6 Garbage) @ 12/8/2009 07:47

What's with the nutty palette map thingy?

Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 12/8/2009 02:44

nice challenge!


not really an entry, just more of a direction i would go towards if i were to participate.

gross-kinda stuff like insects, maggots, broken teeth, wads and such are prolly the scariest of all. give it a close-up perspective and you can really scare the shit out of somebody.

arachne should try!

Zweckform (Level 1 Intern) @ 12/8/2009 00:53

I like palette challenges, sadly there is no time for this one. When i think about it, this could cause a heart attack!

DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 12/7/2009 15:56

Yes, any size as long as no side is bigger than 200 pixels, and any number of colors (16 or less) as long as they are found in the given palette.

schafft (Level 1 Intern) @ 12/7/2009 15:49

I understand that the number of colors may be less? And size may be less?

Damian (Level 10 Operative) @ 12/7/2009 01:33

This made me lol:
"The artist may put him/herself in the image, but it's not a requirement."
That gave me the wrong impression the first time I read it :P.

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