Self Portrait

Self Portrait

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Self Portrait



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Title: Self Portrait
Pixel Artist: SPCaine  (Level 1 Intern :: 446 points)
Posted: 8/6/2007 10:36
Palette: 11 colors
Statistics:  6 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

A self portrait - I wanted to see if I could create something semi-realistic. I tried at first to paint over an image, but found that just eyeballing it worked better.

Apparently, although I wasn't familiar with the terminology, I used a technique called 'selective outlining'. Thanks to Jalonso for pointing this out to me. You learn something new every day.

It's far from perfect, but I think it's decent enough.

Edit: I took some of the criticism I recieved and tried to make a few minor improvements to the piece.

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Hatch (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 8/6/2007 16:55
This is a cool and stylish portrait, but it doesn't look a whole lot like you according to the photo you posted. (you have rounder, less angular features, deeper eye sockets, bigger nose, etc.)

I still dig it, though :D

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breathingsand (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 8/6/2007 12:44
it looks very realistic, i guess. i have no idea what you actually look like.

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SPCaine (Level 1 Intern) @ 8/6/2007 12:40
You got it: http://www.garlic.com/~rideout/spacepiratecaine/spcshorthair.jpg

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Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 8/6/2007 12:33
could you show a reference or a picture of how you look, cause to me, the most iportant thing to a portrait is to be able to recognize te person

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SPCaine (Level 1 Intern) @ 8/6/2007 11:26
Afraid I'm not sure what 'selout' is. I'm not so familiar with the terminology - I just do art as it comes to me. I'll edit the description, though.

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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 8/6/2007 11:22
No AA there looks more like selout.

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