Cuddly Sting-o-bite-thing?

Cuddly Sting-o-bite-thing?

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Cuddly Sting-o-bite-thing?

Title: Cuddly Sting-o-bite-thing?
Pixel Artist: Varock Shade  (Level 7 Underboss :: 7111 points)
Posted: 2/16/2008 01:50
Frames: 13
Palette: 15 colors
Statistics:  10 comments    8 faves    0 avatars

My entry for the challenge "WIP Stages." The description in the ZOO where I saw it said the following:
"This is a furry, cuddly, but also very poisonous and hazardous crab-scorpion... Make sure you keep at some distance from it... It has made many children (and grown up children, also knows as adults)  cry in the past when they wanted to take one home because it looked so cute (Until they saw a pair of scissors and a tail come out)... Make sure you're not it's next victim!"

Sounds quite clear...  But well, now you can cuddle the furry crab-scorpion, right here on PJ...

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beevance (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/30/2012 17:36

 Nice job :D

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 2/18/2008 10:16
Great work, have nothing to add really. I don't think the dithering is out of place. Suits well imo.

cure (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 2/17/2008 15:25
Even the preview kicks ass.

littlesapphire (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 2/17/2008 06:25
Really nice!  I love the texture of the fur :3  The only thing I can say is that it's missing the outline frame =/  I've already seen Jal bug someone about that.

miscdude (Level 1 Private) @ 2/16/2008 14:01
lol, nice job. I think the colors are well ramped, and I like the fur.

Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 2/16/2008 13:37
Thanks for the positive comment so far. Adam, nice edit, it has more detail to it and looks more interesting...
And Mandarb, about the preview... For me the preview image is a piece of art by itself, and kinf od a challenge. It should give a sneak-preview of the image, but not yet reveal it. I also always try to put some graphic styling in there... 

Darth Mandarb (Level 10 Operative) @ 2/16/2008 13:20
I really like the final result ... A very interesting interpretation of the subject.

As for the preview ... I've never really understood why some put things in the preview that don't represent the image we'll be looking at when we click it.  Is there a specific reason why this is done?  (this preview at least has the basic shape)

xanax (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/16/2008 04:35
very good work:D

Adam (Level 9 Major General) @ 2/16/2008 04:22

Looks really great! The only thing not working for me is the dithering. I thing this is a piece that would gain a lot by a bit more creative dithering. I actually liked the non-dithered step better. Also some mixture of the two ramps would be nice. You could easily merge at least the two lightest shades for a bit more interesting effect.

I made a quick edit but overdone the dithering and especially merging the ramps but who knows, it might struck you with ideas:

Anyway a superb job, I also like what you did with the preview.

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 2/16/2008 02:16

top contender!

i quite like the idea to have the base and the final as the first two frames of the animation, followed by the steps.. could imagine to adopt that idea in standart pieces in the gallery as well. tops.

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