C64 test

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Title: C64 test
Pixel Artist: Squ4re idi0t  (Level 2 Peon :: 271 points)
Posted: 2/17/2015 11:57
Palette: 13 colors
Statistics:  6 comments    0 faves    0 avatars

based on He man action figure villains. I used the C64 pallet to restrict myself.Maybe i went to small, but that is a good lesson for readability. I like the top two.Moss man and the elephant.The bottom left one is nice in colors but not a good reader, the right is too chaotic.Made on my ipad with the app Sketch club. it has a pixel tool with lines, square and circle shape. fill is possible too. It has no preview, but you can zoom out your canvas to 100%. 

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http://geektyrant.com/news/15-laughable-he-man-action-figures

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Voldimars (Level 6 SWAT) @ 2/21/2015 02:28

He man - was great! 


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rhlstudios (Level 6 Hitman) @ 2/19/2015 17:32

Ahhhhhh that makes sense, that's just a whole mess of challenging! LOL I find not having a preview makes pixeling near impossible, so props for getting these results with that many handicaps!


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Squ4re idi0t (Level 2 Peon) @ 2/19/2015 00:08

Bottom right is skunk. Bad because you cant see its head by the dark background? I wanted to make this one with a short palette, restricted size in pix and with no AA. I havent touched on AA ever, so maybe to fix this one, i should use AA? Thanks :)


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Squ4re idi0t (Level 2 Peon) @ 2/19/2015 00:02

I think i know why. I went too small and restricted myself too much in colors. Thats trying too difficult things in one piece. A bit overated indeed. They seem dull due to the C64 palette i guess. I had no good preview with this one while working on it. Should have made it with another app. Will do too. Thanks ;)


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rhlstudios (Level 6 Hitman) @ 2/18/2015 20:16

These are interesting, awesome idea too drawing up the oldschool action figures :D They do look a little messy though, which is surprising cause all of your other work is very clean and crisp with such vibrant palettes!


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8 Bit Dreams (Level 10 President) @ 2/17/2015 20:02

The one on the bottom right reads horribly, what is it? I just checked the link and compared, still a mess. You should revise this one cause your not finished. Going transparent for your background might improve some of the readability issues?


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