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Topic: CHALLENGE 7/7/2014: Palettebots
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Subject: CHALLENGE 7/7/2014: Palettebots
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 12:36am

CHALLENGE: Palettebots

Design one of these robots using its corressponding palette:

Friendbot - Just wants to be your fwiend.
http://i.imgur.com/DSwSY9R.png">

Assassinbot - Could kill you in five seconds flat - even while in sleep mode.


Nervousbot - Is known to suffer from bouts of robo-anxiety, especially around other robots.


Glitchbot - ERROR! ERROR! ERRO-*Bzzzttt* Error message is malfunctioning! ERROR!
http://i.imgur.com/2CoRKa5.png">

Canvas Size - Exactly 100 x 100.
Colours - Exactly 4.
Transparency - No.
Animation - Optional.


CHALLENGE RULES

  • Participants have until this upcoming Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) to /pixels/submit_icons.asp'>submit their entry (strict). Don't forget to check the 'Submit to weekly challenge' checkbox.
  • Only new pixels allowed.
  • Open to all members.
  • Posting WIPs in this thread or in new threads in the /forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=8'>WIP section is highly encouraged, but ONLY SUBMIT YOUR FINAL ART.

CHALLENGE JUDGING

  • Every Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) the previous week's entries are judged.
  • Every week a new voting poll will be posted for previous week's entries.
  • Winner announced the following week.

CHALLENGE PRIZES/GOODIES

  • Top three finishers will receive an award displayed in your PJ gallery profile for all to see and envy.
  • Top finisher gets to call the following week's challenge...sweet.
  • 'Participation' ribbons will be given for all who enter.
  • No matter what happens you get challenged :)

CHALLENGE VOTING

/pixels/poll.asp?id=1405' name='vote' target='_blank'>Vote now for your favorite pixelart in this week's challenge!

CHALLENGE AWARDS

The Palettebots pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

/pixelart/87385.htm' target='_blank' class='winner1'>A1 Troublemaker by /p/7846.htm' target='_blank'>Mrmo Tarius
/pixelart/87434.htm' target='_blank' class='winner2'>N1 Synapse by /p/7846.htm' target='_blank'>Mrmo Tarius
/pixelart/87381.htm' target='_blank' class='winner3'>Metallic Fury by /p/11318.htm' target='_blank'>Reo


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge!

/pixelart/87595.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Cautious-bot by /p/47975.htm' target='_blank'>Aureliano
/pixelart/87495.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Junk Bot by /p/42730.htm' target='_blank'>Gengar
/pixelart/87489.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Grill Bot - Buy Now! by /p/44791.htm' target='_blank'>MtL
/pixelart/87486.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Garbage Glitchbot by /p/42101.htm' target='_blank'>a333
/pixelart/87551.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>[Biped Insectoid Machine] by /p/17275.htm' target='_blank'>Satsume
/pixelart/87437.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>TV Head by /p/48024.htm' target='_blank'>Bastek
/pixelart/87472.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Errobot by /p/35540.htm' target='_blank'>sjhwi1a
/pixelart/87519.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Friend Request by /p/23265.htm' target='_blank'>Manupix
/pixelart/87482.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Desiderus by /p/48088.htm' target='_blank'>surma
/pixelart/87561.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Bark not found by /p/44729.htm' target='_blank'>derSteiner
/pixelart/87406.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>F1 Nifty by /p/7846.htm' target='_blank'>Mrmo Tarius
/pixelart/87438.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Assassin Bot by /p/37017.htm' target='_blank'>buko-studios
/pixelart/87546.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Don't Worry I'm Just Glitchy by /p/45685.htm' target='_blank'>Ouri Levin
/pixelart/87479.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Format the Assassinbot by /p/41308.htm' target='_blank'>Joseki
/pixelart/87401.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Happy Bot by /p/25586.htm' target='_blank'>adscomics
/pixelart/87513.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Breakdşwn by /p/18502.htm' target='_blank'>RabidGolfCart
/pixelart/87433.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Pallettebot by /p/10492.htm' target='_blank'>felchqueen
/pixelart/87458.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Die One More Time by /p/47461.htm' target='_blank'>Drazile
/pixelart/87534.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>"friend bot" by /p/39869.htm' target='_blank'>Hadi
/pixelart/87453.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Assassin MKII by /p/40114.htm' target='_blank'>Man_With_Gun
/pixelart/87462.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Friend-Bot by /p/39184.htm' target='_blank'>Pheno
/pixelart/87591.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Resistance is futile. You WILL be loved. <3 by /p/34902.htm' target='_blank'>king_bobston
/pixelart/87596.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Nervous Bot Game Over by /p/45336.htm' target='_blank'>Kaishido
/pixelart/87576.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Nervousbot Palette Challenge by /p/48029.htm' target='_blank'>boogieman
/pixelart/87499.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Is she looking at me? by /p/21037.htm' target='_blank'>CassioRenan
/pixelart/87410.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Mornage by /p/25586.htm' target='_blank'>adscomics
/pixelart/87550.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Fallen from the Sky by /p/39884.htm' target='_blank'>SuperTurnip
/pixelart/87414.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Whereisit? by /p/5034.htm' target='_blank'>kendi64
/pixelart/87456.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Killer Cybor by /p/41383.htm' target='_blank'>Pixelart_kid
/pixelart/87579.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Friend Zone Bot by /p/26953.htm' target='_blank'>alcheim
/pixelart/87508.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Friendbot (Challenge: Palettebots) by /p/36453.htm' target='_blank'>greenxspace
/pixelart/87600.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Zelro the Walker by /p/48145.htm' target='_blank'>Artifice Machine
/pixelart/87394.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Love Bot by /p/22337.htm' target='_blank'>TropicalSnowcone
/pixelart/87602.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>ShrinkBot by /p/39255.htm' target='_blank'>DragonMarx
/pixelart/87423.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>ERR0! by /p/44510.htm' target='_blank'>Further
/pixelart/87601.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Mr. Sunshine by /p/47783.htm' target='_blank'>Hammerman482
/pixelart/87387.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>SkyRaptor by /p/45271.htm' target='_blank'>ChrisCranham
/pixelart/87517.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Murder-Bot From Mercury by /p/48116.htm' target='_blank'>JackHB
/pixelart/87404.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Into Human After All by /p/47461.htm' target='_blank'>Drazile
/pixelart/87567.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>SafsadafROBOT by /p/48133.htm' target='_blank'>BlackDragon555
/pixelart/87446.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Stage Fright by /p/41666.htm' target='_blank'>anodomani
/pixelart/87533.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Sharkbot by /p/47630.htm' target='_blank'>Sir Cutswood
/pixelart/87587.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Pal Drone by /p/46005.htm' target='_blank'>KamiWasa
/pixelart/87436.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>happy or crazy robot by /p/47988.htm' target='_blank'>the Sprite Knight
/pixelart/87402.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Headless by /p/47306.htm' target='_blank'>andrae
/pixelart/87399.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>ClapTrap Loves You by /p/39054.htm' target='_blank'>ADrawingMan
/pixelart/87409.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Confused Blitzcrank by /p/43368.htm' target='_blank'>iDew
/pixelart/87411.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>G1 Lancet by /p/7846.htm' target='_blank'>Mrmo Tarius
/pixelart/87542.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Servo Skull by /p/14288.htm' target='_blank'>Skoby
/pixelart/87469.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>RoseBot by /p/47323.htm' target='_blank'>CarlSki
/pixelart/87440.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>GL1TCHB0T by /p/39743.htm' target='_blank'>PessimistPoodle
/pixelart/87597.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Shadow Master by /p/34007.htm' target='_blank'>Mr Special
/pixelart/87443.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Oh heavens... by /p/38298.htm' target='_blank'>sgtcrispy
/pixelart/87422.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Wanna be friends? by /p/25044.htm' target='_blank'>rootbeerking
/pixelart/87450.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>MAJOR MALFUNCTION DETEC*@(%$# ... by /p/48024.htm' target='_blank'>Bastek
/pixelart/87520.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Killer robot from a killer place of killing. by /p/46287.htm' target='_blank'>Khao
/pixelart/87388.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Female robot by /p/44723.htm' target='_blank'>smaker81
/pixelart/87569.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Mafia Bot 0194 by /p/47407.htm' target='_blank'>Limes
/pixelart/87454.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Gathering Machine by /p/40839.htm' target='_blank'>Aztarium
/pixelart/87445.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>I feel great by /p/47753.htm' target='_blank'>baboum
/pixelart/87442.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Gl1tchyB0t by /p/47521.htm' target='_blank'>Skab
/pixelart/87419.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>AssassinBot by /p/38793.htm' target='_blank'>Peyton
/pixelart/87515.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Flower for you! by /p/5034.htm' target='_blank'>kendi64



Replies:
Posted By: Peyton
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 1:49am
Got a crappy little WIP.



Posted By: felchqueen
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:38am
I'm here at the moment, not sure if you should see the rear wheel or not?



Posted By: JaredOnYT
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 9:11am
I think the rear wheel gives an added sense of depth.


Posted By: jambox_josh
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 2:21pm
so Its been a long time since I pixel'd.
would love some C&C on what I could
do to polish this up



(incase it isn't clear,
I'm going for a medical-bot thing,
I.V. for right arm and vitals on chest)


Posted By: JackBread
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 2:49pm

Here's my go with the anxious-bot palette.


Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 3:48pm
Originally posted by JackBread


Here's my go with the anxious-bot palette.


Great concept...fix that curve of the stage and the banding on it ;)

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Posted By: JackBread
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 3:59pm
Haha, I knew that the banding would be mentioned. Here's a new version.


Posted By: SuperTurnip
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 4:01pm
Originally posted by jambox_josh

so Its been a long time since I pixel'd.
would love some C&C on what I could
do to polish this up



(incase it isn't clear,
I'm going for a medical-bot thing,
I.V. for right arm and vitals on chest)
Looking cute! Try polishing up the lines and making sure your shading follows the form of the robot. I like the large-pixel face, maybe you could use some subtle pixeling to make it really stand out.
Originally posted by JackBread

Haha, I knew that the banding would be mentioned. Here's a new version.
This is great. Maybe using the lower-brightness yellow to do some AA for the spotlight? You can also use the vertical lines of the curtain to "hide" the jump of pixels as the light widens. You did this at the bottom right side of the beam. Try seeing if that can be used more to hide the jaggedness this palette promotes.

To be ergonomic with posts, I'll drop my WIP here.

I figured I'd go the "Iron Giant" route for friendly robots.


Any thoughts on the design/composition/lighting/etc?


Posted By: andrae
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 4:46pm
My attempt for a glitchbot.


But I'm too lazy to finish this. Probably, I'll go for assassinbot instead.


Posted By: 7heSama
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 4:48pm
Fricken love this challenge, you can enter as many times as you want right..?

Originally posted by andrae

My attempt for a glitchbot.


But I'm too lazy to finish this. Probably, I'll go for assassinbot instead.

That's a shame, I really dig what you have.


Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 4:53pm
@7heSama, yes, but quality is better than quantity, k.

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Posted By: JackBread
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:06pm
Originally posted by SuperTurnip


This is great. Maybe using the lower-brightness yellow to do some AA for the spotlight? You can also use the vertical lines of the curtain to "hide" the jump of pixels as the light widens. You did this at the bottom right side of the beam. Try seeing if that can be used more to hide the jaggedness this palette promotes.

To be ergonomic with posts, I'll drop my WIP here.

I figured I'd go the "Iron Giant" route for friendly robots.


Any thoughts on the design/composition/lighting/etc?

I cannot because of the challenge. Only 4 colours, haha. Thanks, though.
I think you have a bit to many colours there, by the way. Looks very nice, however!

Another update though:

Added a micstand. I'm not sure what to think of it, but it looks kinda bad.


Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:14pm
Micstand(s)is not needed as it does not add to the story but its ok. Those things on the curtain are a fail.
Maybe the anxiety thingies need more emphasis for an easier read. Maybe the darkest blue?

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Posted By: SuperTurnip
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:19pm
I'm using the exact four colours specified for Friendbot, and I was suggesting you AAed one of the ones from the palette you're using--the warm grey, which could be used for lower-brightness yellow. My bad in specifying that. Oh well!
Maybe having the mic stand come up from the center edge of the stage, so you have a nice line of symmetry down your image? I'm not sure about having too much stuff on the stage. Your call, of course. Keep up the good work!


Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:23pm
Originally posted by JackBread

Haha, I knew that the banding would be mentioned. Here's a new version.


For the sake of clarity and understanding certain terms. This has no banding which normally is two 1px heights. This was just a case of a fugly curve highlighted by the yellow color. Its all fixed now :)

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Posted By: Mega_19
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:41pm
making this, i know is not a bot, but i think the pallete
is going to be good in this. (maybe bad english)



Posted By: JackBread
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:44pm
Shoot, I miscounted the colours. Sorry, Turnip!
I didn't think of using the grey to AA, too.

Originally posted by jalonso

Micstand(s)is not needed as it does not add to the story but its ok. Those things on the curtain are a fail.
Maybe the anxiety thingies need more emphasis for an easier read. Maybe the darkest blue?


Yeah, I'm just going to get rid of the stand. Having the stand in the middle obscures the character too much and muddies things up, too.

Here's another:
I'm not a fan of what the AA does to the upper parts. It looks weird with how I have the outlines of the curtains in the light, where I can't AA it... if that makes sense...


Posted By: 7heSama
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 5:46pm
JackBreak, if jalonso is talking about the ties on the left/right, I agree, color's bad. The spotlight does not interact well with the shadows on the drapes, or the circular details on the top.
That's also not really how spotlights work, unless it's incredibly dusty -the circle where the rays hit the stage/backdrop should be much lighter than the triangle drawn to the source - if the latter is included at all.
Finally, I think you could revisit his face and try to get more emphasis on it. Right now, the yellow spotlight draws the most attention, but that should really fall to the main character.

Not trying to get you down, I think you're off to a good start. Also, the mic is a good addition imo, and definitely does add to the story. I'm against centering it - the piece is already very symmetrical and static, and it would make the 'bot harder to read.

jalonso, of course. I'm considering friend bot developing anxiety, glitching out and assassinating people. I like working with limited palettes - picking them myself is paralyzing.


Posted By: SuperTurnip
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 6:10pm

Update, I think I'm actually nearing completion.

7heSama, that idea is really interesting. I wanna see how that goes!


Posted By: Meapers
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 6:24pm
Reminds me of the Iron Giant


Posted By: Mega_19
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 6:32pm
this can count for the contest? is follows one of the palettes, but is not too robot so yea thats the question.



Posted By: 7heSama
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 7:01pm
I think it would be better to make an original character... a robotic Castle Crasher would honestly fit in the game just fine. And it could still be love themed.
Nice piece regardless, definitely submit it even if not to the contest.


Posted By: Mega_19
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 7:11pm
7he Sama thanks, i know i should done an original character, but when i saw the pallete, the first thing that came into my mind was this, and im happy with the result, maybe i probably will upload it for the contest! x)

EDIT: nah decided to not upload for the contest just regular upload.


Posted By: Kaishido
Date Posted: 07 July 2014 at 9:20pm
What I've got so far:



Posted By: Dastal
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 12:11am
Another sh*tty pun from me.

"Here is the Botterfly."
Its difficult to not have a lack of readibility here.



Long time no pixel eh...


Posted By: felchqueen
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 8:21am
@Dastal, It's readable enough and looks great, perhaps use a bit more of the darkest colour in the shading.


Posted By: jambox_josh
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 9:35am
Originally posted by SuperTurnip

Originally posted by jambox_josh

so Its been a long time since I pixel'd.
would love some C&C on what I could
do to polish this up



(incase it isn't clear,
I'm going for a medical-bot thing,
I.V. for right arm and vitals on chest)
Looking cute! Try polishing up the lines and making sure your shading follows the form of the robot. I like the large-pixel face, maybe you could use some subtle pixeling to make it really stand out.


modified shading


Posted By: PessimistPoodle
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 10:18am
I'm slowly working on a glitchbot. The background is gonna be psychedelic, but it's just green for now.


MS Paint likes to mess up the color palette when working with gifs so I've had to use Paint.NET instead. I'm hoping the colours are still correct.


Posted By: MasterSky
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 11:04am



its not near being done, even in the sketching stages, but the idea here is that the robot here is sleeping and a thingy person (not sure if im gonna do a person or a creature thing) goes by. the robot will, still in sleep mode, raise up his gun and blast the person's head clean off.

its pretty much focusing heavily on the part of assasing bot where it says it could kill you even in sleep mode   

i was also having trouble where to start with shading the transparent dome on the robot


Posted By: jambox_josh
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 1:43pm
UPDATE:

did some additional line fixes, a little AA for smoothing, and fixed the eyes. still having trouble smoothing out that shaded portion though.


Posted By: Dastal
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 2:00pm
PessimistPoodle > I think the eyes moovement need to be faster.

Jambox> The new shade are way better.

Little update of the robotic mothman.

Still not sure for the background... :/


Posted By: Skoby
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 2:59pm
Here's my entry so far, any warhammer fans should recognise this. Based on my character in a RPG's minion. Perhaps not a skilled assasin (yet) but it has a Las rifle and a blade and might get lucky lol




Posted By: Cetoke
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 3:33pm
My first piece of work, I know it's sh*te, but oh well robots don't have feelings.


Posted By: MasterSky
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 4:24pm
*EDIT*



added a door and a rope in front of it. the person-to-be-shot will try to get in there


Posted By: iMoose
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 5:06pm
Trouble translating ideas to pixels. Here's a WIP idea.



Posted By: Bastek
Date Posted: 08 July 2014 at 5:55pm


I'm trying to make a more shadowy/high contrast kind of picture but I'm afraid it might become too messy.
Any comments on readability so far? It's still very much WIP.


Posted By: madmarcel
Date Posted: 09 July 2014 at 4:59am
Had a go at this tonight, tried to draw Rush, the robot-dog from megaman, in a sort of Chibi style.

I've never drawn Rush nor chibi/cutesy style, so it's all new to me. This is were I ended up:


(The puppy's pose is from an online tutorial btw)

I'm not sure about the eyes and the rear-legs - they're supposed to have those huge round joints as well, but I think that would be too busy.

But other than that, I think I just need clean up the lines and try my hand at some shading...


Posted By: baboum
Date Posted: 09 July 2014 at 5:23am
First PJ challenge <3



http://www.pixeljoint.com/pixelart/87445.htm - submitted :



Not as readable as what I had in mind though, but I like it the way it is.


Posted By: 7heSama
Date Posted: 09 July 2014 at 11:34am
Baboum, I quite like that

Originally posted by Cetoke

My first piece of work, I know it's sh*te, but oh well robots don't have feelings.

Don't call your artwork sh*t, even if it is. It's a very bad habit to get into. It's practice. You've got good lighting and a variety of texture work. Do said textures all look good? Maybe not, but again, it's practice. Anything you try will always look bad at first.

My main complaint is that it doesn't look very robotic. Also, try making some kinda background, even if it's very basic.

edit: Happily carrying around a family, but then night falls..




Posted By: Pixelart_kid
Date Posted: 09 July 2014 at 4:03pm
It´s my Wip for The weekly challenge.


Posted By: CarlSki
Date Posted: 10 July 2014 at 3:10am



Count this in any tips??
Its a RoseBot (Lovelyn) <33


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Posted By: Kaishido
Date Posted: 10 July 2014 at 3:23am
Ok, I've changed my original concept for this:



Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 10 July 2014 at 5:14am
Originally posted by CarlSki




Count this in any tips??
Its a RoseBot (Lovelyn) <33


Canvas Size - Exactly 100 x 100 and no transparency.

See what you can do about always having all kinds of code added when you post.


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Posted By: Ammul
Date Posted: 10 July 2014 at 6:39am
Hey,

got here because I'm coding a game and need to learn to draw fine pixel art for the graphics. This challenges seem to fit perfectly to do some practice combined with a nice competition.

So this is "WIP" and my first pixel art here:

"A small assassination robot with a poison sting is waiting for his victim..."



Damn it, 4 colors is difficult


Advice appreciated

Greetings


Posted By: 7heSama
Date Posted: 10 July 2014 at 11:30am
Ammul, the first thing you should do is work on your line quality. You can find tutorials online, but basically, your outlines should generally be the same width. For instance - the lowest leg has that blocky triangle, the lines on the bot's back are wider in some places, the guy's shoulder is lumpy, etc.

And yeah, 4 colors is definitely difficult. Try using some blue on the bot or tan on the target - it will give you more options for detailing and connect the two together.

Hope I don't come off as harsh, I don't want to discourage you. You're off to a decent start.


Posted By: Yuran
Date Posted: 10 July 2014 at 12:43pm
Oh-oh-oh, I think I will not have time to complete it %)



Posted By: Khao
Date Posted: 10 July 2014 at 2:08pm
Hey, so, here's a WIP of what I'm doing:



If anyone has anything to say, that'd be awesome and super appreciated!

Also, guess this is my first ever post, yay.


Posted By: Ammul
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 2:07am
Originally posted by 7heSama

Ammul, the first thing you should do is work on your line quality. You can find tutorials online, but basically, your outlines should generally be the same width. For instance - the lowest leg has that blocky triangle, the lines on the bot's back are wider in some places, the guy's shoulder is lumpy, etc. And yeah, 4 colors is definitely difficult. Try using some blue on the bot or tan on the target - it will give you more options for detailing and connect the two together. Hope I don't come off as harsh, I don't want to discourage you. You're off to a decent start.



Hey 7heSama,

thank you very much for the honest reply! First of all, I think I'll continue this piece with the 4 colours of the challenge, even if it is harder (I guess painting with more than 4 will be a pleasure afterwards).

At the moment, I am working with the tutorial I found here in the forum ("Topic: The Pixel Art Tutorial").

Here is the new WIP:



-tried to work on the shoulder
-the human legs should look more "moving" now
-tried to add some shadows on the wall for the assassin bot
-corrected the outlines a bit

Maybe you can give me another piece of advice? Right now, I don't know what to do with the background (streets,pavement)...


Greetings


Posted By: RabidGolfCart
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 4:19am
Here's what I've been working on:



I feel this one is best observed while listening to glitch hop.


Posted By: WickedCake
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 12:31pm
These are all fantastic. I'm going to have a hard time voting


Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 2:23pm
I totally missed the handle but if this was you (or @all in case you don't know).

We really hate to sensor at all and hope you all will sensor yourselves when submitting anything to the gallery.
We do not accept purely sexual/pornographic art which has nothing to do with nudity which is beautiful and always cool.
We are also sensitive to demeaning or oppressive art which includes women, GLBT and religious and sometimes political (mostly Nazi and Islamic funnies).

Your submission was not very sensitive to women and the humor contained is purely based on misogyny so it just was better not to add it, k.
Its not the sexual component that mattered in this case.

ps: The pixelling was good :/


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Posted By: Hadi
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 4:53pm
my first ever challenge attempt. i'm new to this huge hue shift thing so here:



Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 4:59pm
Originally posted by Hadi

my first ever challenge attempt. i'm new to this huge hue shift thing so here:


Canvas Size - Exactly 100 x 100.

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Posted By: Hadi
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 5:07pm
Thanks



Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 11 July 2014 at 5:21pm
Originally posted by Hadi

Thanks


Make use of the canvas, k.

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Posted By: Limes
Date Posted: 12 July 2014 at 8:13pm
A little pushed in. There is something missing here... I can't quite point it out. Anybody know what it is?



Posted By: Limes
Date Posted: 12 July 2014 at 9:31pm
MOTHER OF PEARL!



Posted By: boogieman
Date Posted: 13 July 2014 at 12:10am
Well, here goes



Still working on it but that's what I have so far.


Posted By: boogieman
Date Posted: 13 July 2014 at 12:14am
Originally posted by JackBread



Added a micstand. I'm not sure what to think of it, but it looks kinda bad.


I like the mic stand. To me it lets you connect with that almost primal fear of speaking into one... it's never adjusted right, awkward, and you just know the thing is gonna throw some terrible feedback the second you reach for it!   


Posted By: Limes
Date Posted: 13 July 2014 at 9:02pm


Finished



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