Sky Archipelago

Sky Archipelago

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Sky Archipelago



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Title: Sky Archipelago
Pixel Artist: Spectrum-Star  (Level 1 Gangster :: 408 points)
Posted: 3/22/2015 21:10
Statistics:  8 comments    7 faves    0 avatars

I'm quite a huge fan of floating islands, and this is certainly not my first piece involving them, nor my last.  Looking back at some of my earlier work, though, I'm glad to see just how much I've improved.

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Spectrum-Star (Level 1 Gangster) @ 3/27/2015 10:40

I actually intended for the colours to be cold.  The decision was partly out of preference and partly to make the scene seem cold.  After all, it's gotta be a bit chilly at that altitude.  I do appreciate you taking the time to tweak to colours like that, though.  Perhaps I'll try working with some warmer colours in the future.


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4red (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 3/27/2015 01:02

I feel colors are way too cold

edited here in 22 colors and tweaked colors a bit.

http://s16.postimg.org/lfgxx92vp/image.png


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iDew (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/24/2015 08:34

Nicely done! it reminds me of Angel Island from Sonic 3:

http://new1.fjcdn.com/comments/Dunno+why+but+this+reminds+me+of+angel+island+_a229f38b74ea83ffe587b173486fda07.png

I also like floating island and I find this quite good ;D

(The sky should be worked more)


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DirtyPig (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/23/2015 14:12

@Spectrum-Star - Thanks!!! this realy cool programe, it's very simple and in my language :D you really help me, thanks again man! :D


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Spectrum-Star (Level 1 Gangster) @ 3/23/2015 13:56

@DirtyPig - I use Paint.net.  It's not designed for pixel art, but it's really straight forward and has all the tools you need.

@bittersweet_batty - Thank you!  I did indeed leave a bit of the sky empty on purpose.  Partially to keep attention on the island, and a bit in order to highlight how empty the surrounding sky is, securing it as an analog for the ocean.


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DirtyPig (Level 1 Rookie) @ 3/23/2015 13:30

I wanna ask, in which one program i can do pixelart althought a bit like this? help me guys? i search in net some clues about it but it's hard, anyway for me ;d


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bittersweet_batty (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 3/23/2015 13:01

I see you ;)

Nicely done! The bottom left corner might feel a bit empty, but that might be intentional. I like the rock and mountain shading in particular, and the clouds overlapping the islands came out really well.


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Naji (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 3/23/2015 11:14

I feel like the sky behind the island is abit too dark, but apart from that a lovely island.


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