The Game Boy Cartoon Kit

The Game Boy Cartoon Kit

You need to be logged in to rate pixel art.

 

Pixel Art Details

The Game Boy Cartoon Kit



user
Title: The Game Boy Cartoon Kit
Pixel Artist: StevenM  (Level 6 GBC :: 21469 points)
Posted: 2/13/2021 21:36
Palette: 5 colors
Statistics:  4 comments    4 faves    0 avatars

A handheld recreation of the classic formula, as satirised by Gene Deitch

I used GraphicsGale to create all the art assets (blinking cursor animations, the icons, the character graphics etc), then put them altogether in Adobe After Effects and controlled the cursor motion, background scrolling and general timeline from there. I was careful to keep the white pixel visible in all frames. After Effects isn't .gif friendly - you have to export everything as a .png sequence and compile it again in something like Gale, Aseprite or Photoshop and export that as a .gif. Gale chugs enough as it is with a base-resolution file, and trying to export an upscaled .gif can result in "Out of Memory" errors, so half the time you're better off just turning your AE animation into a .mp4 if social media sharing is what you're trying to accomplish.


Weekly Challenge: Precious pixelWeekly Challenge: Precious pixel

Discussion

If you would like to comment you will need to be logged in. Register now. It only takes a moment and it's free.


user
SeDiceBisonte (Level 6 Blue Crab) @ 2/19/2021 14:27

Very impressive piece, and you nailed the cartoon style. Incredibly creative entry for the weekly too!


user
Hapiel (Level 11 Dumpster Fire) @ 2/14/2021 10:32

Great work! Also, thanks for the info about how you stitched this together :D


user
Theoden (Level 8 Marshal) @ 2/14/2021 05:44

Very nice stuff.


user
Drea (Level 7 Teleporter) @ 2/13/2021 22:24

You killed it bro 


Related & Tags


The Game Boy Cartoon Kit avatars, The Game Boy Cartoon Kit icons, The Game Boy Cartoon Kit pixel art, The Game Boy Cartoon Kit forum avatars, The Game Boy Cartoon Kit AOL Buddy Icons

Sponsored Products

Donate

Want to give some dough back to all those amazing pixel artists? Donations provide prize money for contests, help cover hosting costs and support new initiatives.

Play party games with QuizBash app
Play party games with QuizBash app

Report Problem

If you are going to report an issue with this piece please provide relevant URLs/Images to back up your claim.

Register

If you would like to be a team player why not register? It's quick and easy and you'll be able to comment on, rate and upload pixel art.

Already Registered?