Lil Mise en abyme

Lil Mise en abyme

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Lil Mise en abyme

Title: Lil Mise en abyme
Pixel Artist: Imagician  (Level 5 Rokkyu :: 3584 points)
Posted: 7/2/2006 16:29
Frames: 11
Palette: 4 colors
Statistics:  20 comments    20 faves    8 avatars

"Mise en abyme" is a concept in art, literally saying "to put something into infinity". It can be found for example in narration, when a story is told within a story, or in visual arts, when an image is placed into itself repetively (you might have seen something like that already). I'm really fond with the topic, but of course this is just a shallow adoption. Anyway, I think it's kind of funny .

I'm not sure about the linewidth - should it grow as well? Does it look to "fragile", or does the 1-pixel-linewidth rather match the style?
Maybe it would look better, if the zoom paused each time the "default view" is reached?


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Spherical Ice (Level 2 Dealer) @ 1/4/2010 14:42

Woah, that's amazing.

I agree with MrSmiley, that's pretty impressive for only 11 frames! 

MrSmiley (Level 1 Thug) @ 8/11/2009 05:50

 Only 11 frames, huh? Amazingly good!

CommanderD97 (Level 1 Intern) @ 4/29/2009 09:14

You'll go crazy if you wacth this too long...

Arrow-1 (Level 2 Peon) @ 11/30/2008 21:14
Totally awesome! I love this so much. :3

DJPieSlice (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/29/2008 09:52

Wow . . . I still dont understand how you made that O.O
Did you make a dot then a lil dudes growing out of it? Because that's the only explanation I can come up with!

Tencotyler6 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/27/2008 13:52
on my fav it is so cool

sausage (Level 5 Sniper) @ 10/14/2007 05:51
Very Nice looping animation, Thats actually quite inspirational...

Zhou9 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/30/2007 10:18
That blows my mind. Nice work.

Stevee (Level 1 Quiet One) @ 9/29/2006 13:27

Haha. That's so awesome. I love how it just keeps going and going, like it'll never end. It reminds me of Teletubbies somehow.

flurdoing (Level 1 Rookie) @ 9/25/2006 00:59
awesome. the simplicity is great, and everyone loves a recursion. :P

Imagician (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 7/3/2006 12:33
Woot! Didn't know zoomquilt before... absolutely awesome! Does someone remember Crystal Dream II by Triton?

RcS89 (Level 1 Gangster) @ 7/3/2006 10:47

Love this kinda thing so much. :D

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 7/2/2006 23:42
Ideas, its all about the ideas!!!

Blueberry_pie (Level 7 General Manager) @ 7/2/2006 22:52
Really digging these unique Lil Dudes you've been making... keep up the good work :)

Imagician (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 7/2/2006 18:37
Teletubbies ? Wait, I see.. but actually he's supposed to hold a sheet of paper or something like this in his hands, not to have a telly in his belly... (wow, it rhymes... )

NobleClock (Level 2 Corporal) @ 7/2/2006 18:35
it s mezmerising, the simplicity in your pixel art is classical and undercoloured, yet somehow, t looks better than some of the coloured art i see here. Kudos 

Lawrence (Level 10 Operative) @ 7/2/2006 18:30
This immediately reminded me of Teletubbies, LOL! And now I'm reminded of the little animations on the Gameboy Camera of the man opening his mouth and a new head popping out.
The line width seems okay as it is.

sedgemonkey (Level 11 Coelacanth) @ 7/2/2006 18:14
Another classic from Imagician.  Kudos for keeping this long dormant project interesting again.

smartmex91 (Level 1 Private) @ 7/2/2006 18:04
It also makes you wonder the reality of life, huh? By the's good

Larwick (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 7/2/2006 18:02
Lol, i love this take on the lil dude. Surprised it hasn't been done before. You've pulled it off very well. Personally i think it's fine as it is, i like the smooth loop it has, makes you wanna look at it more... and more.. and more... @_@

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