Stand by Me

Stand by Me

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Stand by Me

Title: Stand by Me
Pixel Artist: skeddles  (Level 11 Psychopath :: 60759 points)
Posted: 6/17/2009 20:07
Palette: 19 colors
Statistics:  31 comments    41 faves    0 avatars

Hey guys, long time no art (from me).

I've been working on this off and on for so long, sometime in 2008. Months of work in Paint from XP, Vista and Windows 7, Paint.NET, Photoshop and Pro Motion.

You can read the extended description on the DA one, I just didn't wanna waste your time.

Yes there's stories and emotions behind it, but what kind of artist would I be if I told you? I hope you guys like it, and loads of thanks to everyone that commented and help me out on the PJ forum (you can see it here, from the very beginning).



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Geti (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 2/21/2011 16:33

It's a little dark, but after tilting my moniter so I could see everything, I was blown away. kinda grainy, but really nice work on the detail.

JuninFC (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 2/11/2011 18:42

very good

Sleepless (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/14/2010 13:43

I love it

Dex (Level 11 CEO) @ 6/30/2009 16:48

And better. Always try to make your next piece better and more interesting than your last! :)

skeddles (Level 11 Psychopath) @ 6/29/2009 13:31

Hey everyone, thanks for the comments and crits. Don't think I don't appreciate them, I just don't want to work on it anymore. Hopefully I can make my next piece as good.

Pandaboii (Level 1 Intern) @ 6/23/2009 18:57


ryumaru (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 6/22/2009 21:02

 Nice pixel execution; the emotional content is almost tangible.

greenraven (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 6/22/2009 15:18

Hey, you finsihed it. Awesome.

Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 6/22/2009 02:21

 When did you get so good?

exocet (Level 6 Major) @ 6/20/2009 11:35

Great picture! My favourite part would be the crumbling buildings in the background and the clouds - great feeling of depth on both of them.

Photocopier (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/19/2009 12:50

I'd up the contrast on those people, use one of the lighter grays in the image for the details. also I think slightly less saturation on the rocks will stop it from (literally cause it's actually awesomely drawn and all that but I physically mean it not in an insulting way) looking like crap. oh also I'd like the ocassional skull in the mound >:)

but nether the less: absolutely beautifull work! (6/7)

hotnikkelz (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/19/2009 09:51

this is beautiful, my only complaint is the grass, FIX iT, and it'll be perfect :)

sharprm (Level 4 Deputy) @ 6/19/2009 02:19

 I agree with scruffs though i'm on a monitor that may be too dark.

Scruffs (Level 7 Assassin) @ 6/18/2009 17:38

i think this is a wonderful piece, and i really admire the detail you put into it. however, i think a lot of the detail you put in gets lost in the general obscurity of the colours. I made a quick palette swap to show you what i mean. I brightened it up to bring out the details, but i think i preserved the atmosphere/mood you intended.

Solitaire (Level 1 Depressed) @ 6/18/2009 16:45

 those fucking clouds



Pik (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 6/18/2009 12:46

and darling, darling; stand


by me

ShoySlayer (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/18/2009 12:39

I really like it. faved!

IceGladiator (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 6/18/2009 11:24

I love the colors! Great job.The buildings are fantastic!

RollerKingdom (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 6/18/2009 10:29

I have to comment again but wow these clouds are amazing.. How long it took you to make them O_O

ellie-is (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 6/18/2009 09:13

Finally! I couldnt wait to fav this.

NotlikeTheOthers (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 6/18/2009 09:10

Glad to see you finally finished this piece.. I enjoyed seeing your WIP's.


Skull (Level 11 CEO) @ 6/18/2009 09:08

Finally finished then. :p   The time you've put into this shows.

RollerKingdom (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 6/18/2009 07:55

OMG I remember this, gosh the outcome is awesome.! AMAZING DETAILS!! fav'd

Delfos (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 6/18/2009 07:55

Excellent! i love the buildings in the background.

orenshtiv (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 6/18/2009 04:58


asukicco (Level 9 Necrophiliac) @ 6/18/2009 01:57

(Where are the tablet pens? ) Finally we can see this one uploaded. Awesome work. There are some parts that can be redefined, but I think you don't want to work on this anymore XD.

Satsume (Level 10 Capo) @ 6/18/2009 01:41

great work ^^ 

.Anubis. (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 6/17/2009 23:50

 kinda reminds me of the organization from kingdom hearts

cool piece

big brother (Level 11 Admiral) @ 6/17/2009 23:35

If the master would allow me a quick crit:..  :)

The only thing that seems to be a bit out of place, underdeveloped, and expressionless is the patch of grass on top. It's very high contrast so it draws my eye, yet seems so limp and flat. Amazing work otherwise! I love the sketch-like detailing on the cityscape. Those fiddly lines inside the building contrast beautifully with the voluminous, turgid clouds above them. The rocks seem to be covered with a grimy level of soot, fitting perfectly with the idea of a collapsed city.

There is much rhythm present. Love the result of this piece.

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/17/2009 22:27

Have to agree with Dex here.

Dex (Level 11 CEO) @ 6/17/2009 21:32

Ah, much awaited my friend. Great work, honestly your best. 7/9 and a fav from me ;D

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