Eye ache

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Eye ache

Title: Eye ache
Pixel Artist: Gas 13  (Level 9 Boss :: 21917 points)
Posted: 4/16/2007 14:30
Frames: 2
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  37 comments    46 faves    0 avatars

WARNING: If you are using Internet Explorer save the image and view with some other program.

My submission to a weekly challenge.

Stages, if you are interested.

EDIT: Ok, not to insult anyone anymore added static image :)

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clefairykid (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 6/22/2015 04:23

ohhhh that is rad!

hahnt (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 5/7/2012 11:19

very cool, surprised to see that it was only 8 colors, outstanding work!

riskej (Level 3 Chief) @ 7/25/2011 03:44

Hey! Nice to see that you will never forget our lovely ZX Speccy! Smile. Gigascreen rulez!

Dino502Run (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 3/15/2010 08:50

This is SO great!  I love the colors

Aelom (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/30/2008 17:18


Flarfy (Level 5 Detective) @ 12/19/2007 11:36
That's soo cool. I wish I could be more constructive, but I'm too tired...

Kaz21 (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 10/18/2007 19:22
Woah thats so cool, gratz on second!

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 4/23/2007 15:06
Yeah, that was an amazing work by Pheel and actually the only gigascreen work I can remember :) Now that I see a PC version I can swear it looked absolutely the other way on actual ZX. Less dark colors, more bright green and yellow.

exocet (Level 6 Major) @ 4/23/2007 14:26
Great pic! I remember that trick being used in some ZX graphics, like that great pic by Pheel. I guess those techniques tend to work better on old RGB monitors than on modern LCD ones :)

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 4/23/2007 05:45
Found it! It was gigascreen mode :)

Hapiel (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 4/21/2007 15:05
Oh I just tought it was an error on my computer that it was shaking like that when I did see it on DA :p

jedzed (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 4/19/2007 08:36

veemobil (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 4/18/2007 16:46
Get an LCD they hurt less! (at least that's what everyone is telling me because I'm still being radiated!) awesome stuff.

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 4/18/2007 07:38
Who's the human? ;) It's all jelly I suppose. At least that's what I saw after trepanation of several octopuses

[thUg] (Level 6 Hitman) @ 4/18/2007 05:49
Wonderful work! Just one question, Gas are you really human or have you got a kind of bio-modified brain to do such piece? ;)

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 4/17/2007 13:38
Thanks for the kind words, everyone :)

chanfan, yeah, going to every time and never do. But that's ok with me :)

The B.O.B., liar liar ;) As for the shine outside the iris, I see what you mean but the lighting coming from a top left coner can add such a brightness to that part. I know the result here may look like the eye is concave but still it seems right to me. Anyway thanks for the crits, always waiting for them from you :)

alkaline, I think the higher speed the better it looks. At least for me. Also the shine on the bottom lid makes it all messy (not all but the highlights).

ilkke, just can't sit calm when I have a final image, it calls to show it up :) It seems like same for you :D

Niss, never had Snes or any other TV plugin excluding ZX but I know what you mean :)

Niss (Level 4 Deputy) @ 4/17/2007 12:18
Ah I had to come back - yeah Speccy it was I just checked - oh but you answered that already :) You know, when I looked at it zoomed in today it had that same look like when you didn't match the right channel on tv when connecting your snes or whatever but were very close to it. Stop STOP you're almost there I can already see the capcom logo! Aww good ol' times :)

Johannest85 (Level 3 Stalker) @ 4/17/2007 08:24
Really good but I get headache from the shaky version.

silent sniper (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/17/2007 08:16
this is perfection

Guts (Level 2 Corporal) @ 4/17/2007 00:38
Incredible. Only with the restrictive color palet. Good job !

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 4/17/2007 00:27
Love the pic. Love the animation.
You're unfortunatly oh so very right about submitting the very last day, btw

AdamPlays (Level 6 SWAT) @ 4/17/2007 00:20
I like the preview better. 

Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 4/16/2007 23:42
if you zoom in, a seizure may result, damn near got me :P

Corel (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 4/16/2007 20:14
this gives me an AWESOME HEADACHE

i love it

Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 4/16/2007 19:56
this is awesome

alkaline (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 4/16/2007 19:27
maybe if you slow down the animation a little i think the flicker will be more effective. some shine on the bottom lid would do some good, otherwise i really like this!

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 4/16/2007 19:23
This is so frikkin' cool I can't even be bothered to zoom in and lose the feeling o.O

The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 4/16/2007 18:34
Annddd Fav'd. Sorry, I can't add anything useful, I'm not competent enough to critique anything with restrictions.


actually, there are some tiny issues. The top right portion of the top eye lid should wrap around back in with the eyeball. At the moment, it seems as if the lid is a curved banana curving stright down, instead of curving with the eyeball. Also, the white shine directly to the outside of the iris makes it seem as if the Iris of the eye is concave. Though strangely enough, I couldn't see the eye looking better without it...But yeah, you win comradshki...

Josiah (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 4/16/2007 17:03
Ah I see why IE is bad to use, because it slows downs the animated gifs. But I'm looking at it on Firefox.
Anyway great work, cool animation I could tell pretty fast that it was by you, mabye because I'm pretty familiar with your animations.

gorgothon destroyer (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/16/2007 16:28
well, I'm saying that on the edges, it kind of looks like a little strange up by where the eyebrow starts. It's not really easy to explain, it just looks a bit strange. maybe if it was blended a bit more. actually the other side is fine now that I look at it, plus I just learned that it has to be 128 x 128, so forget what I said about cropping.

chanfan (Level 7 Underboss) @ 4/16/2007 15:39
Freaky! I think you are going to win.. lol

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 4/16/2007 15:12
inkspot, are you sure you are not using IE as it makes any animation slowlier if it's faster than 10 fps.

gotgothon, what do you mean by little strange?

Ens, thanks for the challenge!

HMC, I love shaking images for some reason + it reminds me of Speccy time (there was a mode to cheat with colors).

Niss, yeah, there was (speaking of ZX-Spectrum though) a trick and that's exactly what I was thinking of while making it :) It doesn't repeat it though. Just adds a retro feel in my opinion :)

Niss (Level 4 Deputy) @ 4/16/2007 15:01
bastard - that's just too freaking great! :) Those shakeys of yours are always awesome. Wasn't there a neat trick on the c64 switching images like this to simulate a far higher colourcount than possible with that resolution (I might mix it up with some other platform but I don-št think so)?

HMC (Level 7 General Manager) @ 4/16/2007 14:54
Interesting effect, shaking it to simulate blurring, but I'm not sure it makes it any more impressive. I think I'd just rather look at it normal. Great job, though!

Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 4/16/2007 14:47
do me                                    

gorgothon destroyer (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/16/2007 14:43
im assuming it's supposed to shake right? This is really good! I think I would crop it a bit, because the right and left side edges are a little strange.

inkspot (Level 4 Button Man) @ 4/16/2007 14:41
Ugh, ok, this screwed up my monitor, image is all shakey. My hardware can't handle dithering with such contrastic colours. But nice work!

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