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Title: hearing secrets
Pixel Artist: Petrichor  (Level 3 Enforcer :: 2119 points)
Posted: 11/24/2009 19:43
Palette: 8 colors
Statistics:  35 comments    41 faves    1 avatars

Four years ago I read this article about the discovery that mice sing. I have used the name Mousesong in a few places since and always think it's sort of sad, and sort of awesome, that I could sit in a room with mice in the walls and never hear them singing.

Hence when I saw the challenge theme, this!


Weekly Challenge: 8 Color MusicWeekly Challenge: 8 Color Music

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lfdf (Level 5 Assistant Manager) @ 12/11/2012 09:00

 Woah!


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hnt6581 (Level 1 Jukyu) @ 8/12/2012 14:36

Nice and melancholic piece. I like it a lot.


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slym (Level 8 Rear Admiral) @ 12/2/2009 17:40

Yeah lol I checked in photoshop, but then I realized that there couldn't be 9 :P. Photoshop must not like me anymore.  


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DanielHyaku (Level 4 Button Man) @ 12/2/2009 15:29

I had a... criteria, when I started to think about what would I make to enter the weekly challenge. Unfortunately college took away most of my time, and I didn't have a chance to think about a way to picture music.

I think this piece made it through in such a subtle way, that it undoubtedly deserves first place. You have a great concept and, despite it being a scene, instead of some surrealistic synaesthetic background (what I thought about doing when I first saw the challenge), or a character wearing headphones (most of the entries), the overall feelingand the character's facial expression gave it a very musical feel.

Thumbs up 


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Shoopzation (Level 1 Depressed) @ 12/2/2009 03:53

Hmm, not bad, I really liked the colors, and the idea that inspired you, just like you've put in the forums, definatelly good, I voted for you in the challenge :D


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Petrichor (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 12/1/2009 17:59

Oh thank goodness. I counted it in two different programs AND did colour replacements to neon pink in two different programs, counting all the while, in a mad panic that somehow my PSP had deceived me when I originally uploaded. Thank you Jeremy for confirming :D

Whoosh.


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jeremy (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 12/1/2009 17:53

 Deffo 8.


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slym (Level 8 Rear Admiral) @ 12/1/2009 17:37

I think there are 9 colors in this . Are you sure this is 8? 


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Skurwy87 (Level 6 Made) @ 12/1/2009 04:03

it's very nice despite its minor technical flaws! :) has something to it that makes you want to stare at the image for hours.


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skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 11/30/2009 00:27

Just popping by again to say that this is exactly the kind of thing I wanted to see from the challenge - well not specifically this - but interesting/creative interpretations of the theme. This is truly a great piece. I hope we will see more challenge entries from you in the future :)


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crusader333 (Level 3 Stalker) @ 11/28/2009 22:46

Oh this is beautiful


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bugman (Level 2 Flatfoot) @ 11/28/2009 15:12

Great Idea for the theme.


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annezca (Level 1 Rookie) @ 11/28/2009 05:16

such a warm piece.... this one has my vote.


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ohnoimnaked (Level 2 Peon) @ 11/27/2009 20:45

 The story plus the art = amazing.


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Petrichor (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 11/26/2009 21:24

I know! I thought the same thing.


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Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/26/2009 15:34

This explains a lot of things about cats.


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 11/26/2009 02:50

This is really my favorite for now!


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ui_ (Level 4 Deputy) @ 11/26/2009 00:02

 you got my vote :))))


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Xuferluses (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 11/25/2009 14:51

Ouch! My bad, ma'am!


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Petrichor (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 11/25/2009 07:55

I believe you are correct, Jeremy! I'll take a look at it tonight and clean it up. I'm not sure what I was aiming for there but whatever it is, it does look a mess =/ Thanks :)

Also DawnBringer I totally agree with you as far as the harshness goes, but so far every time I've tried to fix it, the solution was worse than the problem... I'll keep plugging at it. I'm not sure I want to entirely discard the white, because no matter how I adjust the midtone shades after it looks too washed-out for my tastes. But maybe I'll figure something out.

And thanks everyone else too :D


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Morgengrauen (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 11/25/2009 03:40

what a beautiful idea! and the piece itself is nicely composed, too.


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jeremy (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 11/25/2009 03:10

Wonderful. Much more peaceful than any other entry :)

One little area which keeps negatively attracting my eye is here
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I'm not sure if it's meant to be shadow or hair tie or something, but with the hand there too it looks cluttered to me.


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darchangel (Level 5 Killer Klown) @ 11/25/2009 01:03

Just beautiful, this is the reason why we keep coming here...


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skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 11/25/2009 00:16

The composition is awesome awesome.


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ElectroNico (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 11/24/2009 23:40

Very original idea ! And the drawing in itself is great.


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Metaru (Level 8 Brigadier General) @ 11/24/2009 23:17

I love this with an unforgettable and forbidden passion


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SHANN0N (Level 4 Deputy) @ 11/24/2009 22:25

 Great entry. I quite like the colors. Nice mood and  concept as well.

It has my vote! I think its going to be between you and Reo for first from whats up so far. GL!


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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 11/24/2009 22:13

A beautiful entry...Madame!


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DawnBringer (Level 10 Maniac) @ 11/24/2009 21:43

Nice concept and very stylish, miss. The use of full white is a bit extreme for an 8 color (rather soft) image, I'd prefer a yellow tint. Not 100% sure about the pink-shade either...but now I'm just nit-picking.


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Fudrats (Level 2 Dealer) @ 11/24/2009 21:05

Very nice, I like how she isn't wearing headphones. <:


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Petrichor (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 11/24/2009 21:05

Ma'am!                                                         


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Xuferluses (Level 2 Quiet One) @ 11/24/2009 21:04

Simply win, sir!


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susuwataris (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 11/24/2009 20:21

 loves it.


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khorin (Level 1 Private) @ 11/24/2009 20:20

 It's beautiful! I apologize for not giving it much attention in the challenge thread. It's definitely my fav among the submissions!


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The B.O.B. (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 11/24/2009 19:57

Kinda' sweet and different aspect of the challenge. Should score ya' some votes, too.


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