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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #110 on: October 08, 2006, 02:23:19 am
@adarias - eh, might've misundstood the rules, thought a re-interpretation of a masterpiece in pixels where enough, if it isn't, this update ain't gonna help. A mario castle would be kewl tho  :y:

@CAG - thanks, here you go:



im not a 100% satisfied, the colors are kinda boring (not to mention there're too many), the contrast is BLEHH and the shading style's somewhat inconsistant, never the less, i learned a lot doing it, so i can leave it be w. good conscience.

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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #111 on: October 08, 2006, 03:07:45 am
It's beautiful, Vedsten! I know for seasoned artists the techniques can be old hat, but I think this is a well composed piece. Great lighting on the swirling ether around the star and the terrain is also well lit.


I chose Peter Paul Rubens as the master I would remaster. In particular, his Hippopotamus Hunt:

Original:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Peter_Paul_Rubens_083.jpg

My entry:


It's probably 29 colors. I started with a mostly preselected palette, but added as I felt necessary. My goal was to liven up the color of the work, starting with the hippo itself. I stopped short of going all-out with a korean-esque watercolor rainbow and found a great compromise that allowed me to maintain some of the richness in the flesh tones. I didn't focus on accuracy to the extent of perfectly matching the correlating figures, so you might notice a few inconsistencies... I have some WIP shots I might post later. Think it's done, so crit if you want.

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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #112 on: October 08, 2006, 02:59:28 pm
Gorgeous Pep! Gorgeous!

Even though the purple kills my eyes, the palette is very well chosen. It just.. emulates the effect of paint. I'd love to see this in a seperate thread with the WIPs. Put in treasure chest!
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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #113 on: October 08, 2006, 05:08:05 pm
@Pep: That's officially my favourite piece of pixel art. Love it to death. And only 29 colors. :y: You've inspired me.
@Vedsten: That looks really cool. Really like how the sky looks, as well as the dithering on the mountain. Not really digging the AA on the moon, though. :-X

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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #114 on: October 08, 2006, 06:49:28 pm
Pep: I've always admired your work, it's very unique and always full of color. Absolutely brilliant.
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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #115 on: October 08, 2006, 07:03:41 pm
 :o I knew you were good, Pep, but that's outstanding! I'm eagerly waiting for thw WIPs!

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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #116 on: October 09, 2006, 11:17:04 am
Finally got to finish mine.



Die Tšnzerin, by Klimt
Ref: http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/klimt/tanzerin.jpg
Uhm 20 colors

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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #117 on: October 09, 2006, 11:26:32 am
What a brilliant idea, wonderful execution. Hats off.

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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #118 on: October 09, 2006, 03:11:37 pm
That's a great interpretation Panda. I love the fresh colors, makes the piece really breathe. My only crit would be her chin. I feel that it should be just a slight bit higher, as in the original. But then again, this is an interpretation :)

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Re: Old Master Remastered Challenge

Reply #119 on: October 09, 2006, 03:28:19 pm
why not a tree-shape of invaders? And a background, sunset, all done in this style. You can take the concept a tad further

edit: ignore straight-pixel tree-stump, do it all with invaders of various sizes!