Seeker - PC 98 tribute

Seeker - PC 98 tribute

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Seeker - PC 98 tribute

Title: Seeker - PC 98 tribute
Pixel Artist: Psiweapon  (Level 4 Ensign :: 2222 points)
Posted: 8/8/2017 21:51
Palette: 14 colors
Statistics:  4 comments    2 faves    0 avatars

I wanted to make something in the vein of old PC-98 game illustrations, and thought that making an XCOM fanart would be a nice double deal - plus mechanical motives are typical of the style.

It's a Seeker enemy from XCOM: Enemy Within. Sneaky bastards.

The background is garbage, yes.



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Psiweapon (Level 4 Ensign) @ 8/11/2017 01:20

Well, I'm still exploring the technique, so I'm bound to err on the side of excess rather than defect.

You don't really know the limitations of a technique until you've explored it thoroughly... on the other hand, I find dither patterns soothing, same with big chunky halftone prints.

So far all my dither pieces have been a research *on* dithering, what you can do with it and how. This time I was figuring out 8 basic patterns that yield all the typical dither patterns from 0% to 100%, and which order to paint them in.

Thanks a lot for the feedback people :)

Psiweapon (Level 4 Ensign) @ 8/11/2017 01:09


pixelcharpi (Level 2 Hired Gun) @ 8/10/2017 21:20

i think dithering looks great but there are some perspective and proportions problems

Fleja2003 (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 8/10/2017 10:51

Great drawing concept
but I feel you dither so much that the texture itself loses its meaning. As someone once told me- Dither is good when used in small amounts and efficiently, but when you dither an almost entire piece, it just just even look or feel like a great pixel art piece.

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