The first american president

The first american president

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Title: The first american president
Pixel Artist: Krysis  (Level 6 Serial Killer :: 10906 points)
Posted: 1/21/2009 07:25
Palette: 3 colors
Statistics:  7 comments    2 faves    0 avatars

What? It follows the rules, really.


Weekly Challenge: Old.Weekly Challenge: Old.

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iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 1/26/2009 03:55
Lurvly!                                                

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Zweckform (Level 1 Intern) @ 1/22/2009 10:27
Like idea of the title. The picture is nice.

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ProgZmax (Level 1 Depressed) @ 1/21/2009 21:47
Very nice, Krysis!  And you're right about the dithering, the way you've used it it doesn't really emphasize shapes as much as it could (look at the left side of the neck and around the cheeks) but I don't think it hurts the image at all, it still looks quite awesome.  5/5 buddy, and nice work with the Native American features.  Did you use a reference?

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Krysis (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 1/21/2009 16:41

You shouldn't be surprised given the challenge restrictions. You have pure white and pure black, so the most logical choice is something right in the middle to equally benefit both colours.  If you choose a lighter tone, the black seems too dark, and if you choose a very dark tone, the white is left useless. As for saturation, an oversaturated colour would not fit the other two, since they create a grayish image. 
Gosh, I talk too much about silly things. Thanks for the comments, guys. And sorry if my dithering is a little sloppy, it's just not my thing.


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 1/21/2009 15:28
Great idea krysis, altough I hoped for more color. All entries seem to use greyish colors now :(

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Jo (Level 8 Shodan) @ 1/21/2009 13:53
It's a native american. That's what really matters :)

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minipuck (Level 2 Corporal) @ 1/21/2009 11:02
i must say it really looked like 4 colors at a first glance, looks nice,
but eh, whats his name?

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