Aino [weekly challenge]

Aino [weekly challenge]

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Aino [weekly challenge]

Title: Aino [weekly challenge]
Pixel Artist: kauheaa  (Level 2 Dealer :: 847 points)
Posted: 11/12/2020 14:10
Palette: 2 colors
Statistics:  10 comments    7 faves    0 avatars

My take on Finnish flag for weekly challenge!

2 colors, 11:18 (133x80px)
Finnish flag and Finland in association with national epic Kalevala and a painting about it by finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

Based on Akseli Gallen-Kallela's painting "Aino-taru", which is about the part of Kalevala (the national epic of Finland) where Aino drowns herself in the lake to get away from the old man Väinämöinen.

//I realized i had misread the rules and I was actually allowed to have 80px in HEIGHT and not width, so I edited it a bit.

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kauheaa (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/27/2020 04:07

thank you! ^^

Jinn (Level 11 Cthulhu (The Call of Cthulhu)) @ 11/26/2020 14:23

Hope that's the first ribbon of many more to come! :)

kauheaa (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/23/2020 04:14

Thank you! This was a really instructive experience. :)

kauheaa (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/23/2020 04:09

This challenge sure was something! I learned a lot :)

kauheaa (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/23/2020 04:09

The hands are my favorite part tbh, they were a real pain to get right but came out pretty nice in the end. ^^ Thank you for the comment!

Mystical (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 11/22/2020 15:34

This is an insane level of detail considering the size! Awesome job!

SeDiceBisonte (Level 7 Junk) @ 11/22/2020 12:30

Incredibly impressive to see how you did the hands at such a small resolution with just two colours, but all of the details read really well and, as critikill said, you've packed a lot of story into this piece. It reminds me a lot of the engravings that illustrate old books.

PC PIXEL (Level 5 Detective) @ 11/15/2020 23:19

That's something!

kauheaa (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/13/2020 06:00

Thanks, it sure was a challenge!

critikill (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 11/13/2020 04:12

Great, how you catched a complex and storytelling scene in such small resolution and 2 colors!

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