the wolves of Timberline

the wolves of Timberline

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the wolves of Timberline

Title: the wolves of Timberline
Pixel Artist: znnavigator  (Level 2 Flatfoot :: 186 points)
Posted: 2/7/2018 15:13
Palette: 28 colors
Statistics:  11 comments    7 faves    0 avatars

for dolbolen' challenge
and first bad animation


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znnavigator (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/18/2018 18:07

Thank you!

andylittle (Level 9 T-rex) @ 2/15/2018 06:50

Very unusually, I liked it.

crecs (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 2/11/2018 10:40

I have another idea that I think would be cool with the rules and that I've always wanted to see done. If you have the original image without the wolves (or if you could remake it), then you could make a simple two-frame gif where one frame has the solid white wolves, and the other frame has no wolves. If you set the speed of the gif fast enough, preferrably 1/60 of a second, then you'd have the transparency without extra colors.

I believe actual retro games did this, so it's "authentic". Think whenever you got hurt in a video game and you would flicker so fast that you looked transparent.

Is this allowed? I want to make something like this myself.

DexRunner (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 2/10/2018 23:32

Thanks for resubmitting!  I'm not trying to nitpick, but I did love the transparent look of the wolves prior to reworking.  I thought you might try to match the original, but only with solid pixels.  The ghostly/otherworldly/see-through look was great.  Not to make you keep going back and to this since your already worked so hard on it, but just a small critique on a otherwise amazing piece.  Keep up the epic creativity! 

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 2/9/2018 10:47

Thanks. Just resubmit and you are good to go. :)

znnavigator (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/9/2018 10:39

Okay, thank you for the answer! I will fix it with opaque white - do i need to resubmit it or just change file?

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 2/9/2018 10:16

Thanks a lot. :)

Yes, the wolves were done by using a transparency layer which is basically a tool not used in pixel art. Tacking the "Transparency" option only refers to the backround layer of a piece (as can be seen below). This is mainly used for sprites or avatars.

Pixel faerie

All layers have to be opaque.

znnavigator (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/9/2018 09:58

Thank you! Love your works so much!
I'm not really understand - do I need to do something with transparent wolves? And then why is it possible to indicate that transparent elements are used? or it isn't for this..
I'm really trouble user lol

Mandrill (Level 9 T-rex) @ 2/9/2018 09:48

It's an amazing piece! Please revisit though! This has transparency layers which are not allowed in the gallery.

znnavigator (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/9/2018 04:05

Thank you! :) Yep, there are transparent wolves. I ticked it in the submission.

DexRunner (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 2/9/2018 03:51

This is great!  The only issue that needs pointed out, and probably why it's not passed the public queue yet, is the amount of colors.  There are a lot that are so similar, it makes, what appears to be a simple toned down palette selection becomes a little cluttered.  Colors that the eye can't differentiate could be consolidated into one to reduce the palette.  Was there some transparency used?  That could account for the additional color.  

I love this concept you've made though!  I hope these issues get resolved because I'd love to see it added to the gallery!  Keep up the great work!! 

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