Shark or Vase?

Shark or Vase?

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Shark or Vase?

Title: Shark or Vase?
Pixel Artist: TheInquisitor  (Level 4 Shichikyu :: 4826 points)
Posted: 1/9/2012 18:54
Palette: 18 colors
Statistics:  22 comments    24 faves    0 avatars

Is it Morganne's Shark or Blick's Vase?! - Blick's Shark - Morganne's Vase


I couldn't decide on whether to do the shark or the vase. I figured everyone would want to do the shark and, frankly, so did I. So I thought I'd at least tackle two of the three and turn the shark into a Morganne's- vase-like vase!

I'm a little hazy on whether using most of the shark palette is out of bounds of the rules or not. If it's not allowed, I'll happily alter the colours.

Must be the first time I've ever finished a challenge well before the deadline. Perhaps having a reference and plenty of source material helped set me on my path without difficulty.


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Bandersnatch (Level 1 Thug) @ 7/19/2013 14:12


philippejugnet (Level 6 Hitman) @ 6/2/2012 12:43

I only see a shark too '-'. Lovely red light

Notlad2002 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/4/2012 20:38

I only see a shark

baah (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 1/16/2012 09:43

Nice, but franly i only see a shark in here...

Gas 13 (Level 9 Boss) @ 1/15/2012 15:53

This is brilliant. One weird thing I'd like to note - background doesn't seem to work for the character - just look at square preview - it's so fitting.

TheInquisitor (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 1/15/2012 07:46

I don't know whether it would be disqualified. I submitted this right at the start of the competition and people have had a whole week to warn me about the legitimacy of my entry. Only three people, including you, have voiced concerns about the palette. Had Jeremy or Jalonso mentioned it, I would've felt compelled to change it. They're normally very swift to tell people where they've gone wrong.

I've gathered that as few hhave made a fuss of this, there's is no issue with my entry. I think that sentence was more to make sure the new pieces weren't carbon copies of the old. I personally see no issue with this because why would anyone change the blues of a blue shark? To make this entry viable I'd simply recolour it to a very similar palette, almost identical palette, anyway.

Faceless (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 1/14/2012 13:38

"Your piece must stand out differently from the one it is based on. Remember, you are just using the content of the original, not the style or colours."

Wouldn't want you to be disqualified on a technicality as it's a nice piece with a good chance of winning a ribbon.

Alex Pang (Level 7 Underboss) @ 1/13/2012 08:02

 My fav entry! :D

I espessialy like the nose and the teeth!

HotDog (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 1/12/2012 18:14

 one of the best entries so far

AG182 (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 1/12/2012 07:50

Amazing style, dude! And I love the BG. 

TheInquisitor (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 1/12/2012 02:36

I can't take credit for the colours, sadly. :( Well, not most of them. They were pleasant to work with though, certainly.

crozier (Level 6 Hitman) @ 1/11/2012 20:41

Beautiful colors on this one. Keep it up!

TheInquisitor (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 1/10/2012 16:25

There we go. I've added a background to give it a nicer finish. Thanks for the feedback and compliments, guys.

Thug (Level 1 Rookie) @ 1/10/2012 09:52

Haha ,it looks so damn funny ,instant fave xD

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 1/10/2012 06:44

damnit, awesome

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 1/10/2012 05:36


TheInquisitor (Level 4 Shichikyu) @ 1/10/2012 04:21

Oh yes. I always view this site on the (much cooler) Pixelation colour scheme. I see that the bubbles look a complete mess on the original theme. I'll change that when I get chance. I may simply add a background so you can see it at its best.

Satsume (Level 10 Capo) @ 1/10/2012 02:36

wow very good work :O 

CPearson (Level 4 Murderer) @ 1/10/2012 02:02

Best entry so far.

mdog95 (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 1/9/2012 23:45

 Lol dog shark.  I don't think you made it enough your own though.  Literally the only differences in the pieces are the ditheing and the pose.

_Connor (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 1/9/2012 23:44

 I think you where meant to change the palette, maybe blend the two palettes together, because at the moment it looks more like the shark.

Kittygurl521 (Level 2 Dealer) @ 1/9/2012 22:40

 Awesome! I love the warm light source. :)


On a side note, though, the grey pixels around the bubbles seem kind of unecessary unless you go with a different background color.

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