MJ's portrait

MJ's portrait

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MJ's portrait

Title: MJ's portrait
Pixel Artist: Psiweapon  (Level 4 Ensign :: 2222 points)
Posted: 3/28/2016 16:16
Palette: 22 colors
Statistics:  1 comments    1 faves    0 avatars

A present for a teacher that was getting destined elsewhere.

I know the dithering is overboard, but it WAS an experiment in dithering.

The whole image is dithered at 50%. The two 50% counter-patterns are stored in separate layers.

One of the 50% patterns is for lighting and has a single ramp for the whole image (golden in color)

The counter-pattern is for surface color and uses several ramps (most of them 3 colors each)

Transitions are achieved by dithering within each 50% independently in each layer.

That's the theory at least, there are exceptions and parts of the image handled somewhat differently, but those are the principles it's built upon.

It looks weird, I know, but making it was great for improving my knowledge on dithering.

Yes, I love dithering, can't help it.


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Adarias (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 4/10/2016 21:15
you know, good job for doing something that isn't often seen in a way that more or less works.  sometimes commitment to unusual things is an end in itself.  

I hope she appreciates what went into this!

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