Afternoon Sky

Afternoon Sky

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Afternoon Sky



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Title: Afternoon Sky
Pixel Artist: binderbear  (Level 5 NES :: 3576 points)
Posted: 3/2/2021 17:54
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  7 comments    14 faves    0 avatars

I live near an airport and think the motif of a plane taking off is so evocative. 

First time trying dithering in a while! Really happy with how it came out. 

I used exactly half of the Arne-32 palette~

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gawrone (Level 8 MS-DOS) @ 3/11/2021 05:18

Every part of this image offers something to learn for someone like me. Thank you for sharing.


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StevenM (Level 6 GBC) @ 3/7/2021 20:45

It's interesting to see both the 'criss-crossing pixels' form of dithering here, in the clouds and foliage, alongside the 'horizontal lines' form of dithering. I like the spread of colour from purple-blue through to green to orange-red, and the almost olive-like trees in the background at the bottom of the picture. I really like the shape of the utility poles, with the horizontal lines being 1-pixel tall against the vertical lines being 2-pixel - it resonates with me like inked illustrations that have that dynamic lineweight to them.

The foliage has a fun combination of dark greens and brown, though I don't know how well the clusters of lightest green work on it without some gradation between them and the other colours - it feels like there are two sheets of art stacked together, rather than lighting passing over/through trees. I also don't know how well the dithering of pale red and pale blue on the far left side of the picture works, but you seem to be caught in a tough position trying to show the blending of two hues, so it's understandable.


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Ranai (Level 3 Chief) @ 3/4/2021 13:43

Nice leaf clusters, good job keeping the dither clean


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ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 2 King Checker) @ 3/3/2021 12:10

Wow, I like the style a lot. The dithering works great; it gives it a fabric-like texture.


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WolfGD (Level 3 Fish) @ 3/3/2021 08:33

Interesing use of dithering and, as other comments have stated, very nice mood and colors 


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SeDiceBisonte (Level 6 Blue Crab) @ 3/3/2021 07:23

This really does have a nice mood. I really like the way the colours are used in the sky.


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Theoden (Level 8 Marshal) @ 3/3/2021 01:42

Very nice colors and mood.


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