Not even sure how to describe this. It's just too good.
jok, I didnt count colors c:
Korban, it all comes from sketch and idea and some experiments in process. From one to another iteration color and contrast balance can be changed, thats fine. Also I go through some color correction on final steps.
I love your feedback everyone, thank you all a lot!
Here is the process gif:
It is missing its first step when I made pixel art sketch first. I used blender and then painted over and made further changes.
Really inspiring piece, well done !
Really like style, colors and magical atmosphere
Only part that seems off for me is the lighthouse - something about perspective/light doesn't fit with the scene
Also - giantic work - how many colours?
Very magical and pretty scene! Love the colors and rendering, lost of atmosphere!
I'm a huge fan of this painterly look. Everything about this piece is stunning, from composition, colour palette, the distinction between fore/mid/background, the huge amount of depth created by the differing cloud layers. Incredible work!
like a dream ,wow!
Such a striking image, I love the composition so much
This captures so many of my goals in pixel art. I love it! Going to be studying this. Also I have to echo what Korban wrote.
It is nice that from year to year you can see the works of Valery, even at PJ.
I really like the texture of the top of the tower, under the dome, looks very unusual and fantasy. Excellent work!
I was waiting to see this here. I'd be really interested to see your process, and how you go about colour management. I love those clouds, and how you make the tower almost glimmer. Great stuff.