Spiral Out

Spiral Out

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Spiral Out

Title: Spiral Out
Pixel Artist: Joseki  (Level 5 Detective :: 3012 points)
Posted: 7/22/2014 07:12
Palette: 12 colors
Statistics:  8 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

Abstract representation for the weekly challenge.

The song is Lateralus by Tool.

This is the lyrics that inspired the shapes and colors.
The numbers are the number of syllables in each strophe to replicate part of the Fibonacci sequence.

[1] Black
[1] then
[2] white are
[3] all I see
[5] in my infancy.
[8] Red and yellow then came to be
[5] reaching out to me
[3] lets me see.

[2] There is
[1] so
[1] much
[2] more and
[3] beckons me
[5] to look though to these
[8] infinite possibilities.

[13] as below so above and beyond I imagine
[8] drawn beyond the lines of reason
[5] push the envelope
[3] watch it bend.

In the lyrics "spiral out " refers to the Fibonacci Spiral, an aproximation of the Golden spiral, which can be drawn using the Fibonacci sequence.

Weekly Challenge: Music PixelizerWeekly Challenge: Music Pixelizer


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Fusionnist (Level 10 Operative) @ 8/18/2015 13:08


Joseki (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/22/2014 08:16

Sure thing!

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 7/22/2014 08:14

"the eye towards the bottom of the right half counts as an object"

Good call! will you please edit that bit using the 'edit it' to upload a revision.

Joseki (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/22/2014 08:14

I'm doing that on my own but it might take a real long time :)
What do you think about the eye as Pheno pointed out?

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 7/22/2014 08:07

Came out real nice. Too bad you did'nt attempt to animate for practice if nothing else :)

Pheno (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 7/22/2014 08:07

The challenge calls for no recognizable objects whatsoever; I believe the eye towards the bottom of the right half counts as an object. Other than that, nicely done.

Joseki (Level 5 Detective) @ 7/22/2014 07:31

Yes I was prone to a darker design in the beginning (like the one in the preview), but then I prefered to focus on the colors of the lyrics and of the music I was picturing in my mind, with the ending being kinda explosive to me :)

Thanks for your comment!

Friend (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 7/22/2014 07:22

Tool is my favorite band :] Really nice choice of song, and I really like the piece.  Would've loved a little more Tool esque design though

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