Heroes in a Half Shell

Heroes in a Half Shell

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Heroes in a Half Shell

Title: Heroes in a Half Shell
Pixel Artist: Adcrusher  (Level 6 Major :: 6693 points)
Posted: 8/11/2014 18:15
Palette: 32 colors
Statistics:  11 comments    32 faves    0 avatars

Played through Turtles 3 and 4 on the nes and snes the other day and I was inspired to make a mockup of my own. Man those games are awesome!

Used DawnBringers 32 color palette for the first time, it's incredible. The colors work so well together and it really brings everything together. I have no clue how he did it. The only thing I don't like about it is the blues turn kind of purply, which I didn't like. I do see how they work well for both purple shadows and blue shadows, I just wasn't a fan in this particular peice.

Hmm... maybe I should put a shark in the background and enter into the weekly challenge...


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Limes (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 8/17/2014 18:25

Based of the ads I thought I was going to hate it... I kinda liked it honestly, coulda been much better but. Not bad. then again I really hated how the shredder was practically a transformer. 

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 8/13/2014 10:16

Actual, I haven't seen it yet. Based on trailers though, I can tell that I won't like it. Seems like another movie they regurgitated for the gritty remake look.  The turtles look ugly, the foot clan are turned into terrorists, and shredder looks like a robot.  Again, I haven't seen it yet so I can judge it fully, this is just my first impression.

I also hate it when they make Michealangelo super goofy and weird and call him Mikey. He really wasn't that weird in the original cartoon, and I just hate the name Mikey for some reason. Not sure if they did that in the movie, although I would guess that they did.

-DE- (Level 11 General) @ 8/13/2014 04:01

The question is - how do you feel about the new movie?

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 8/12/2014 11:47

Thanks everyone!


Yeah, it was mainly that proper blue I was referring to. The lighter  blues(yeah, they are more cyan) work amazing together,  just that one didn't seem to fit. It's right in the middle of the blue column on the hsl scale, but compared to some of the other colors, like you said, it appears purple. Thanks for the palette, it works amazingly.

DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 8/12/2014 11:29

Nice to see DB32 put to good use!

Actually the next-darkest blue is proper blue [63,63,116] and the brighter blues are more or less cyan/azure... but yeah, I guess the dark-blue can appear slightly violett esp. when it's used next to the dark-azure and dark-greenish-gray. Also, greenish-blues are such a common practice that we may percieve real blues as violett-y, I know I do. 

But if the brighter blues look purple too, something must be wrong on your end! 

Pixelart_kid (Level 6 SWAT) @ 8/12/2014 09:50

Pizza Time!!
Hey nice work!!

surt (Level 11 Godfather) @ 8/11/2014 23:38
Sweet stuff.
I think the bridge slab would work much better if the foreshortening was much less extreme.
Hmm...  I think you mean a Street Shark.

failureboy (Level 7 Assassin) @ 8/11/2014 20:41

No, the white outline makes sense and looks good considering it's a pick-up. 

failureboy (Level 7 Assassin) @ 8/11/2014 20:34

Not having Donatello costs you a star. 

Adcrusher (Level 6 Major) @ 8/11/2014 19:37

Thanks for the comment! I agree, I got a little sloppy on some of the parts. The stone slap doesn't make sense.. I didn't really think about that before. I wanted the white outline around the pizza so you would know that you could collect it, but it might just make it look out of place. Thanks again!


Pheno (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 8/11/2014 19:20

Superb background. Some of the forms look like they could use revising (like the area where the ground "ends," which could be less flat, or the mirrored, oddly perspectived bridge across the break), and I'm not sure about the white outline around the pizza but not anything else. The shading on the pizza guy, the guy emitting soundwaves, and the ninja people is fantastic, though.

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