Some EagleIsland Backgrounds

Some EagleIsland Backgrounds

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Some EagleIsland Backgrounds



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Title: Some EagleIsland Backgrounds
Pixel Artist: skittle  (Level 9 Nidan :: 27902 points)
Posted: 12/18/2018 08:11
Statistics:  39 comments    137 faves    0 avatars

Sort of old work. They get cut off ingame near the top, and the sides for every layer except the first so that's why they look like they've been painted in very quickly. They could all use one pass to clean up some parts but most of the bg is obscured in game so it doesnt matter a whole ton.


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Julius Cesarius (Level 3 Chief) @ 3/7/2019 19:24

DAMN !
So fu.... beautiful. :O
Great work.
 


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/26/2018 05:57

 


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/26/2018 05:55

<<33 Nice to see you still kicking man! Done a lot of foliage related things over the years so thats probably why haha


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/26/2018 05:55

Thanks Ilkke! Yeah that's somethings thats very prominent in a lot of old side scrollers. If you're talking about detail and referring to "pushing some areas" in regards to the Opacus's convo, I think I mean maybe just tidying up some sloppy parts like some of the bird statue plummage on the last pic, etc.

Thank you so much again, I do spend a lot of time on colour so it looks like it's paying off 


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Dokitsu (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/25/2018 15:54

No words... an awesome work as ever, my old friend ADM.

I love the forest/jungle bgs the most, but everything just looks in place; dig the lighting!


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d9nis (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 12/25/2018 09:33


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iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/25/2018 02:08

Great stuff.

IMO the old-school habit of cramming tons of detail into the background was detrimental to the game itself so less busy can be much better.

The colours and lighting and all is great, and that's what counts!


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Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 12/22/2018 04:13

Defo understand, though I think you're a prime example of how pixel art doesn't have to be that. (Plus, it's not like I can never appreciate kitsch.) Hope you don't ditch it completely still because you've got some real talent :)


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/21/2018 06:39

Yeah I totally feel you about how strict pixelart can be. That's the reason why I've taken a huge liking to digital painting and drawing and hope to ditch pixelart alltogether in future (at least not doing it frequently). Only hanging on it pixelart for freelance reasons

In regards to these though, I think I could defnitely push some areas a bit more but time restrictions and style differences with the rest of the game were sort of a problem with these bgs. Really happy you see the big strokes as a positive =) Thanks man!


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Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 12/21/2018 05:01

Totally loving your painterly, almost lightly impressionist style. It's impressive how well you render with such seemingly loose strokes. There's a beautiful fluidity to it. It feels like a breath of fresh air with how rigid and overly polished, bordering on kitsch, pixel art can sometimes be. 


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/20/2018 08:12

Thanks so much kristina! I'll see when I can post the rest of them, hope you enjoy the game <3


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Eggy (Level 4 Deputy) @ 12/20/2018 00:31

Awesome! Very happy to see some more backgrounds from EI on PJ courtesy of you  Godlike work!

And I didn't even notice you uploaded it until I saw a familiar looking thumbnail under weekly showcase just now lol


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/19/2018 07:23

Looks like fools gotta step up his preview game now :^)


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JerryPie (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/19/2018 00:27

This is outstanding. I thought it was Fool from the preview but the scribble "plz click" really had me confused. The lighting is really great in this.


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/18/2018 14:46

 

@jeffsturm

maybe a little bit of canadian in there too

@yaomon

@dimdim

nice avatar man


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DimDim (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 12/18/2018 14:41

holy molly


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aamatniekss (Level 3 Stalker) @ 12/18/2018 13:44

Dude, you're just too good. It's annoying.


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yaomon17 (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 12/18/2018 13:20


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JeffSturm4nn (Level 3 Chief) @ 12/18/2018 13:05

Pixel art skills level: Alien-Asian Hybrid 


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/18/2018 13:01

Thanks again as always <333


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/18/2018 13:00

Lmao Idk about that man, but im glad you think so. Thank you!

@kodh

Thanks 


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/18/2018 12:59

Thanks a lot andy, nice to see you're still browsing this site 

@erico

ty sir

@bananaextract

thanks man, you kutgw too


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/18/2018 12:58

@brullov

Likewise!


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/18/2018 12:57

Yea for sure, the statues features aren't designed entirely by me so what can I say :^) Thanks so much man

@siikikala

diskjsmug

@christoballs

ty! Still got a lot of random stuff that I think is a bit better so we'll see whenever I get around to posting that 


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ArcadeHero (Level 6 SWAT) @ 12/18/2018 12:55

best thing I've ever seen in the medium! 


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skittle (Level 9 Nidan) @ 12/18/2018 12:55

Thanks homie!


@Irenhaart & Mr_laurent

Thanks you guys, glad to hear : )


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Theoden (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 12/18/2018 12:54

New heights of pixel art man.
I agree with Cure about this feeling similar to Fool's work.
Crazy.


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kodh (Level 5 Rokkyu) @ 12/18/2018 12:53

Well done


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BananaExtract (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/18/2018 12:43

this is why I love you <3  lighting is on point


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Erico (Level 4 Deputy) @ 12/18/2018 12:32

Complex pieces! Congrats, they look and feel amazing.


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andylittle (Level 9 Boss) @ 12/18/2018 12:20

Amazing work, man!


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brullov (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 12/18/2018 12:01

Stunning and inspiring. Love your colors.


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Knightsunder (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 12/18/2018 11:46

you madman


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Christoballs (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 12/18/2018 11:16

Your best work yet, by far. Awesome!


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Siikikala (Level 3 Sergeant) @ 12/18/2018 11:15

Xqcsmile


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cure (Level 11 Godfather) @ 12/18/2018 10:23

Lookin downright Foolish, great work.


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Mr_Laurent (Level 3 Private Eye) @ 12/18/2018 10:19

I love it, good work !


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Irenaart (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 12/18/2018 09:35

Amazing pieces! Especially the first and the last one.


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Dastal (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 12/18/2018 09:27

I clicked and I did not regret that.


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