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Title: Alolan Raichu
Pixel Artist: pixsaru  (Level 2 Flatfoot :: 85 points)
Posted: 2/9/2022 23:34
Palette: 40 colors
Statistics:  7 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

This was my attempt to practice my understanding of color and lighting. Colored light source and colored shadows. And also trying to portray movement... I am still learning.

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gawrone (Level 11 Dimetrodon) @ 2/13/2022 04:14

Not much to add after yuanhai, but I could only say that I did not mean stray pixels. 

"Stray pixels" in my understanding regard overall cleannes of your pixel art work and usually means singular pixles that unintentionally or in an unjustifiable way do not connect with clusters and serve no purpose just add noise or look generally unpleasant. 

What I mean with single colour pixels that you do have stray pixels, but also there is only one unique colour from palette used for each one of those individual pixels only, and nothing else, resulting in unnecessary large palette.

You can use someting like that on purpose and justifiable (an example - glowing red eye on moster, when that red is not used anywhere else on the pic), but when you have them randomly all over the picture, without any reason, than it is just an error.

 


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pixsaru (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/10/2022 01:13

Ok! Thank you so much! I will merge the layers down and try to narrow down the colors that complement and are the most essential in the piece. I really appreciate the advice 


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yuanhai (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 2/10/2022 01:09

Anyway, this is just one of my own methods. Also, you can use this site PJ Image Specs (yanrishatum.ru) and see what gawrone has to say.


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yuanhai (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 2/10/2022 01:06

My experience is that I try not to use transparent layers or colors. Even if I use it for some reason, to keep the palette clean and to make sure each color makes sense, I will adjust the color of the parts covered by the transparent layer after merging the layers.^ ^


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pixsaru (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 2/10/2022 00:41

Hi, so I'm very new to pixel art, what does "single colour pixels" mean? Is it like having stray pixels? I'm thinking that might have happened because I lowered opacity of colors and layered them? 


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gawrone (Level 11 Dimetrodon) @ 2/10/2022 00:34

I cannot accept this yet. It looks clean at fiirst glance but you actually have 500 colours becasue of hundreads of single colour pixels. Cleaning that up would make a great pixel art practice. If you could manage to pull that down around half it would still be a lot, but I would accept it then just for the amount of effort. And also the pixel work is great too :)


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yuanhai (Level 7 Cuttlefish) @ 2/9/2022 23:36

nice palette


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