The Gray Man

The Gray Man

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The Gray Man



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Title: The Gray Man
Pixel Artist: pixelblink  (Level 9 Federal Agent :: 14847 points)
Posted: 5/27/2007 12:20
Palette: 10 colors
Statistics:  15 comments    11 faves    0 avatars

This started out as a simple squiggly line challenge for myself. What's that you say? Well, it's when you draw some random squiggly lines and then use your imagination to make a recognizable image out of it. Thus the huge honkin nose (no, it was not an homage to Mr. Burns from the Simpsons).
I quite like it being in b&w. I think it suits the drawing.

Edited: Mar. 20th, 2008

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Mille (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 1/23/2008 13:33
Make the nose orange and you have one of the nicest snowman ever built by children.

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PippySaid (Level 1 Depressed) @ 7/9/2007 14:58
5/5! His nose reminds me of a carrot :)

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soda (Level 10 President) @ 6/24/2007 11:54
I like the fixed preview.  

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jamon (Level 10 Operative) @ 5/29/2007 01:46
Great!   

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CircleOfTheDarkOnes (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 5/27/2007 22:34
lol, this is great.

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pixelblink (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 5/27/2007 22:07
thanks B.O.B. it's nice to get some actual helpful critiques for once. I'll try out your idea and see how it works

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The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 5/27/2007 22:03
   I remember the first time I saw this, I thought, "wowzah! This is fantabulous!" However, it still has some faults, nay, nit-picks...

   For some reason, his eyes just don't match the style of the rest of his face. I would suggest extending his upper brow, to help add to the cartoony feel with his huge honker. Either that, or pull his eyes back further, so they don't look so close together. I know it's not supposed to be extremely realistic, but the eyes or at least the placement/composition of them seem off with the current direction of the piece.
   However, I would agree that it would be best to keep it sketchy or black and white. And yeah, very Mr. Burns-ish...

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soda (Level 10 President) @ 5/27/2007 20:25
That is so classic.  Fav'd

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Elk (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 5/27/2007 15:35
thats really good! you can really see the skull :D
very good

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drZool (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 5/27/2007 13:33
Cool, I'd have to try that challenge once.

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pixelblink (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 5/27/2007 13:23
Congratulations Scholz... you've earned yourself a ban!

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Scholz (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/27/2007 13:21
Big nose because jew? Nazi Germany FTW!

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Mykola (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 5/27/2007 12:45
I like the visual 'grey man' metaphor. Not to mention the character is really alive and breathing

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evincarofautumn (Level 4 Deputy) @ 5/27/2007 12:32
I like the detail in the skin very much.

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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 5/27/2007 12:25
yaay! You finished it :p
Its pretty cool :)

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