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My apartment

Printed From: Pixel Joint
Category: Pixel Art
Forum Name: The Joint
Forum Discription: Post your WIPs, ideas and anything else to do with the massive isometric apartment project.
Printed Date: 23 May 2019 at 9:09am

Topic: My apartment
Posted By: dafunkymunky
Subject: My apartment
Date Posted: 06 August 2006 at 3:09am
Hi huys.. i'm new in pixel art and after some serious work yesterday finished this..
i'd really love your comments on the mat.. computer.. dustbin the the square table at the center.. and of course the bedsheet(blue)
i still have to add the elec switches and maybe an AC.. i dont wanna put too many things on the ground.. i want that mat to be seen..
and can i submit my apartment in .png... i guess i can.. only the evil .jpg is not allowed.. used GIMP to create this.. did'nt use any swatches as such.. just went on coloring with minimal amount of colors.. btw why is .jpg not allowed??

Posted By: Monkey 'o Doom
Date Posted: 06 August 2006 at 3:14am
Actually you must submit Joint Rooms as transparent Gifs.
Jpegs use lossy compression that distorts and miscolors your beloved pixel art.
Pngs aren't fully supported as transparent and darken your colors.

RPG is numberwang.

Posted By: dafunkymunky
Date Posted: 06 August 2006 at 3:20am
but bro it distors my coloring when i save it as gif..:-( especially near that light from the tube.. i looked crappy..  what to do?

Posted By: Monkey 'o Doom
Date Posted: 06 August 2006 at 5:32am
Work on it as a PNG then when you're done, one of us can either convert it to gif or tell you how to do it yourself. Paint doesn't work well with gifs, so it's best to use them for final versions only.

RPG is numberwang.

Posted By: dafunkymunky
Date Posted: 06 August 2006 at 6:16am
Hmm. k i'm workin on it as .xcf the GIMP format.. i'll tell you when i'm done..

Posted By: Blueberry_pie
Date Posted: 06 August 2006 at 6:31am
That poster on the left wall doesn't look hand pixeled to me. You might want to take that out.


Posted By: jalonso
Date Posted: 06 August 2006 at 10:26pm
I agrre that the monkey poster needs to be revised by hand pixelling. I do like the mat on the floor. However, the use of black on the mat is quite distracting. Try a dark grey or blue grey. Actually ALL the blacks except the outline of the room itself should be recolored. Adding a highlight color to the edges of the desk and cupboard will also look good. Nice room!

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Posted By: Skull
Date Posted: 07 August 2006 at 2:14am
Poster ruins it, and the carpet is too bright and doesn't suit the rest of the room.
Besides that, I rather like it.


Posted By: dafunkymunky
Date Posted: 11 August 2006 at 6:21am

ok.. the poster is actually a creation of mine.. i use it as a avtar in other sites.. the will do the highlighting and the make the of a little lighter color..

Posted By: pixelblink
Date Posted: 11 August 2006 at 5:15pm
The Joint only accepts .gif formats just so you know.

I also fully agree with Jalonso about the black outlines. There's no conformity in this so far.


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