Beast Rider

Beast Rider

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Title: Beast Rider
Pixel Artist: Blackbeltdude  (Level 7 Ichikyu :: 7347 points)
Posted: 3/17/2008 16:26
Palette: 7 colors
Statistics:  8 comments    9 faves    0 avatars

Well, this is the first time I've entered a Weekly Challenge, and I gotta say it was pretty fun.

I think I positioned the rider too far up on the dragon, and the background could be better somehow, I'm sure... but I think a simple background works (plus with 7 mono-chromatic colors, I think it'd be harder to make identifiable details in a complex background).

Any C+C?

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Varock Shade (Level 7 Underboss) @ 3/23/2008 06:43
I agree with you that the simple background works Nice work!

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Emanu (Level 3 Chief) @ 3/19/2008 05:25
that dragon is the size of a small puppydog!

good work tho! ;)

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Darth Mandarb (Level 10 Operative) @ 3/17/2008 20:13
The part of his leg/saddle under the shield feels a bit too checker-board like and jumped out at me!

Great use of the 7even colors!  Good job!

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Adarias (Level 11 Bonsai) @ 3/17/2008 18:55
a good first entry to the comp, hopefully this will get people to stop bitching about palettes :P

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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 3/17/2008 18:26
And we're off to a great start this week.

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Blackbeltdude (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 3/17/2008 16:42
Heh, actually, I liked that one a lot too. Then for fun I made a green one which I also like... I think I might just expand the other colored one and fix all the mistakes. Like, actually showing the whole dragon and giving it a transparent background. I think that'd make it more worth re-submitting than just recoloring it. ;)

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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 3/17/2008 16:33

that went fast.. i even haven't started

more liked the other colorscheme though, any chances submitting it as separate piece, you know.. for faving =)


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PixelSpy (Level 5 Captain) @ 3/17/2008 16:31
I tend to agree that he is riding to far forward. I like the background, it makes it dynamic looking

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