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Title: Mr.Squid life down in the sea
Pixel Artist: bitswitcher  (Level 5 Assistant Manager :: 4100 points)
Posted: 3/25/2010 11:32
Palette: 14 colors
Statistics:  17 comments    15 faves    0 avatars

 Try out this shading type. i really like it. i think the squid isnt well, AA'ed. i like the background, and the details on the rocks. i have to say, i love to pixel rocks.

In the background, are some fishes. i think, i took to much colors. i love to do pictures with maybe 7-8 colors. but here, i took 14. i hope you enjoy it. C+C welcome.



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-DE- (Level 11 General) @ 4/1/2010 10:56

Bang bang! Another one bites the dust!

Clovvach (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 3/30/2010 16:05

 The blank part of all your pieces are very... artistic. Gives me a good, confident feeling when I see your pieces. :)

Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 3/30/2010 04:53

although nice in terms of composition, the blank blue background doesnt work very well. there are at least two solutions from this point: either crop the picture a little more and loose some 1/3 of the upper part, or make an interesting water texture. . . this is where photoshop brushes/noise would come in handy but you cant use it :) other than that, its an okay piece. :)

bitswitcher (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 3/28/2010 08:09

 thanks to all. i change some colors, :)

-DE- (Level 11 General) @ 3/27/2010 12:26

I agree, the palette could've been better. Still, it's a nice piece.

ellie-is (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 3/27/2010 12:12

 Would be nice if the squid could stick out a bit from the BG. I know octopuses and stuff can change their colours to actually blend into the environment, but it would look better if it was some sort of  pale red or something.
Bubbles might need some work too, not sure how.

Other than that, this is pretty much perfect.

a3um (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 3/27/2010 07:32

IMO those warm brown colours on the ground and squid are kinda odd for underwater environment. Maybe some hue shift towards green? Background looks really nice:)

slym (Level 8 Rear Admiral) @ 3/27/2010 07:16

I'm not really a fan of the copied ground in the front :P but other than that It is nice, I love the background :D 

bitswitcher (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 3/27/2010 00:26

 just the squid. i have to say, the stones and rocks, did i made 3-4 days before. at first i wanted to do a new landscape. but than i saw this funny thing, and i love it. i wanted to do now, an scene underwater with a squid.

The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 3/26/2010 21:27

What's the point of that reference again?

Delicious (Level 9 Boss) @ 3/26/2010 17:05

 The colors are well picked, looks great! You have such nice enviroment work, keep it up. =)

Khoryl (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 3/26/2010 14:58

Really nice work even though the upper part is kinda... well... empty ^^'

Concerning the Squid I think it just need some more AA on the edges (mostly on the head part  where there's just a tiny bit of pillow shading :P).

bitswitcher (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 3/25/2010 23:02

 no, that isn't one of the friend pictures. 

wenruto (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 3/25/2010 19:08

Wow That's Really nicee I am Lovin It

onek (Level 6 Hitman) @ 3/25/2010 15:01

all friends left behind? ^^

the seagrass in the back and the squid could need some  aa, bit of banding on the bubbles.... other crits can be found in the forum post.... very nice though...

C4V3 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/25/2010 12:37

Its looks very nice

PAkistan0 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/25/2010 12:04

is it right, that you produce one good picture, after another? ;P

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