Block Man

Block Man

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Block Man



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Title: Block Man
Pixel Artist: etqws3  (Level 1 Intern :: 33 points)
Posted: 2/18/2015 15:29
Statistics:  7 comments    8 faves    1 avatars

This started out with me scribbling to release my frustration...

I'm sure you noticed the background is painfully empty; naturally I considered clouds or other such detail, but ultimately I did the opposite, and expanded the canvas to include even more blank negative space.

I feel like there's a tension in the void that compliments the isolated block man; or maybe I've just been staring at it too long...

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Substantial credit goes to the DB32 palette!

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Whoozy (Level 1 Seaman) @ 2/21/2015 06:55

Hi there :) . It looks realy nice and i like how you shaded and highlighted :)


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Artifice Machine (Level 6 Hitman) @ 2/19/2015 18:58

Looks nice.

Some faint or misty clouds could be good. For how much texture and variety there is in the objects a single color background doesn't seem quite right.

It'd be cool to see the character with an idle animation so it would stand out more from the scenery.


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MasterSky (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 2/19/2015 17:39

really nice job!

man i love these new emotes


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Squ4re idi0t (Level 2 Peon) @ 2/19/2015 16:18

yep, it brings the attention to the character with all that space around. it makes him/her a bit lonely too.And not because he/she is alone :)


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etqws3 (Level 1 Intern) @ 2/18/2015 21:09

Thanks :)

I tried making my own palette but eventually caved in and used DawnBringer's. And it is delightful.


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rhlstudios (Level 6 Hitman) @ 2/18/2015 20:09

I personally like the empty space, it's well balanced. Clouds might make it look a little cluttered and distract from the little floating land. I like it, I like it a lot, nice palette and nice pixels :D


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8 Bit Dreams (Level 10 President) @ 2/18/2015 17:28

Fezlike.


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