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Offline hustlerinc

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Black and white pixel art

on: July 19, 2012, 01:04:44 am
Hi, I'm new to this forum and pixelart.

I would need some inspiration for black and white pixelart. If anyone have any good examples please post them.
Google search didn't give much.

Thank you.

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Re: Black and white pixel art

Reply #1 on: July 19, 2012, 02:34:55 am
Do you mean greyscale or black and white only?
If you are talking about 1bit, I suggest searching for some art from the original gameboy; which is technically black and white even though it doesn't show up that way on the screen.

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Re: Black and white pixel art

Reply #2 on: July 19, 2012, 04:05:20 am
Yeah, grayscale is what I mean, didn't know what it was called. Is there any good galleries around? Preferably game graphics. And I'll see what I can find on google about old gameboy.

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Re: Black and white pixel art

Reply #3 on: July 19, 2012, 02:14:40 pm
Let's not forget about the Spectrum -- loads of B/W pixel art made for that, since the only display mode required a maximum of two colors per 8x8 cell. Practically, that meant that color usually took a backseat to line and shade.
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Re: Black and white pixel art

Reply #4 on: July 20, 2012, 08:31:11 am
Just a couple bits of my work that might be helpful:

Here's some 1bit and 2bit gfx I did for a kindle game. 


Game:  Mystery Castle: Dawn of Illusion & Mystery Castle: Winter's Night


1bit and 2bit boats for another kindle battleships game (EA put out an official version so it got canned). 

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Re: Black and white pixel art

Reply #5 on: July 21, 2012, 07:21:20 am
Just a couple bits of my work that might be helpful:

Wow those ships are way cooler than the ones EA did. You're good.

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Re: Black and white pixel art

Reply #6 on: August 15, 2012, 12:02:29 pm
Just a couple bits of my work that might be helpful:

Wow those ships are way cooler than the ones EA did. You're good.

I agree.  Those are some nice low color ships.
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