haunting on the horizon

haunting on the horizon

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haunting on the horizon



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Title: haunting on the horizon
Pixel Artist: OhNoItsMonroe  (Level 2 Dealer :: 513 points)
Posted: 11/3/2020 14:01
Statistics:  6 comments    11 faves    0 avatars

meant to finish this before halloween, but its still very fall themed anyways! I saw this church while getting groceries on a dreary day and figured it would make for some good spooky fall subject matter!

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Drea (Level 7 Teleporter) @ 11/8/2020 22:20

This piece has a nice vibe to it 


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Flinigan (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 11/5/2020 01:07

I love the colors and style of this.


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OhNoItsMonroe (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/4/2020 09:19

yeah my rational was a few things, on a base level, its an overcast day where the sky is a light grey, but even on overcast days the skies are still pretty bright. But I also overexposed the sky for a stronger value structure, I really wanted a strong contrast and silhouette between the sky and the darker land below. In some other versions of the piece I also snuck in a very subtle gradient darkening the sky but that I couldn't use here. Finally my last thought too, was I wanted a lot of open space in the sky, so it would feel like the big oppresive thing looming over the town. Its up to you of how successful I was with that, but that was my thought process behind it all!


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Eggy (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/4/2020 03:42

Pretty nice! Any reasoning for the bright off-white background though? I can't seem to be able to wrap my head around why it's this color and not some other color  Just a curiosity thing really.


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SeDiceBisonte (Level 6 Blue Crab) @ 11/3/2020 15:36

Very nice. This looks fairly innocuous but don't think I didn't spot the ghostly (and possibly flaming) skull rising over the right part of the roof. I really like that this is a great picture of a church that just has that subliminal little creepy detail in it. It also reflects the towers very nicely.


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Jo (Level 9 Nidan) @ 11/3/2020 14:40

Surgical choice in colours and clusters, huh!


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