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Title: When We Were Sleeping
Pixel Artist: dumbo  (Level 4 Mercenary :: 25084 points)
Posted: 10/22/2007 22:56
Statistics:  19 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

When We Were Sleeping... is for the Pixelween B-movie Poster contest being held here at PJ.


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DJD (Level 4 Button Man) @ 10/29/2007 16:18

ah, I thought the title was 'Amazing flying saucers of death'. You know something silly like Sankes on a plane. I'd totally see a movie called that. :F

Great job either way, the edits you did really pulled this piece into the spotlight.

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/28/2007 19:36
I knew someone wouldn't get it, so I made a quick edit.

DJD (Level 4 Button Man) @ 10/28/2007 19:12
just some grammatical say "when we were sleeping, they never saw it coming." Yet wouldn't the we imply the populace and therefore the 'they' would imply the aliens? So the aliens never saw it coming? :F

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/23/2007 16:37
Thanks for the input everyone!!! It only made the piece better.

Thanks for the push!!!

A.B. Lazer (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/23/2007 13:57
Updated pic looks better (especially moon)! Some crits on it. Font of AMAZING is not so amazing (particularly existing G can be fixed by making it's uppermost part like that on the bottom). You can design more comic-like font. Last crit is beam from the projector. Bright not transparent line looks wrong and where it touches robot it could use some AA, I think. Can't say anything about the shape of highlighted area on the robot, but I feel it must be like sector of round or smth.

M.E. (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 10/23/2007 11:36
The saucers are a bit small to be occupying that monster.
Nice atmosphere overall.

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/23/2007 10:01
Ive done some edits. Thanks for the help everyone!!! Keep the crits coming...

Adam (Level 9 Major General) @ 10/23/2007 09:14

Nice! Same crits here as mentioned: stars (I'd decrease the amount of them and use other colors aswell) and moon (looks a bit button-like but not moon-like, maybe try a bigger one).

I actually just wanted to say that I love everything ending with "... of DEATH". I'd lay a bit more emphasis on it.

A.B. Lazer (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 10/23/2007 08:14
I like this picture and fact that it is made in the style of those posters, although I'd like more contrast.

greenraven (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 10/23/2007 08:10
Not bad.But you might want to put some of those stars a bit lower, like where the building are.

Nice job and good luck.

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/23/2007 07:11
I based this robot off of the original b-movie styled robots (I love those movies). I did all of this without a sketch. Just went at it for a while.

B_j0k3r0 (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 10/23/2007 07:08
ohh it looks like THE IRON GIANT... look at my pixels and u will find one similar that I pixeled :D :D

dakael (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 10/23/2007 07:04
Too low contrast and it looks pretty unfinished so better work more. I admire idea - it's nice and brutal ;)

FrankieSmileShow (Level 6 Manager) @ 10/23/2007 07:04
Look out, its the PILLOWSHADED MOON!

Bullets cant stop it
Rockets cant stop it
We may have to use NUCLEAR FORCE

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 10/23/2007 06:59
Thanks for the comments/ crits. I did this pretty quick due to the lack of time I have anymore. But I did submit it for just these types of crits. So keep them coming. So that if I get a free moment before the contest ends, I will fix it up a little more.

skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 10/23/2007 06:27
Yep try and scatter the stars a little bit...make them different distances from eachother, right now they look very've got the bleeding type font looking pretty good though

DJD (Level 4 Button Man) @ 10/23/2007 04:46
@Elk: They're flying saucers elk. :F

Pretty nice, but the competition doesn't end for a couple more days right? I'm sure you could touch up a lot of little things in the forum such as the stars or the moon (Lotsa great references for both those subjects on in the gallery)

Elk (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 10/23/2007 02:37
the stars are too repitetive and the planes (?) too big xP

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