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Hello! I'm Chris. I've been pixelling since 2003. I'm looking for paid work experience on commercial projects, and commissions. Let me know if you're interested! Cheers  :)

Titles I've worked on

-Plague Breaker, Wozzy Games
-Dragorieta, LUEGO LU3GO STUDIOS
-Buzz Kill Zero, Kapa Ent
-Tasty Tower, Alakajam! entry with RocketRager
-Nogalious (Commodore 64 Port), LUEGO LU3GO STUDIOS
-Tanzer, Mikael Tillander
-Flappy Froggy, Andrei Cioara


Portfolio

Buzz Kill Zero


See the 500x500px backgrounds on ArtStation

Plague Breaker



How 8chan Became The Worst Place on The Internet | VICE News Tonight Special Report

Photos and animation images courtesy of HBO and “Vice News Tonight.”


Game mockups




Metroid Evolutions



Pokemon Sprite Collab


Misc. Sprites




Portraits




DEVA - Game Mockups





Tanzer - Assets for Megadrive Game





The Fighters' Resource





Metroid Redux



More mockups here




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Reply #1 on: November 29, 2018, 09:08:06 am
A little update - I have had the privilege of working on Tanzer!
Here's what I've done for the game:

Tanzer - Assets for Megadrive Game



Art shown for promotional purposes and credit goes to Mikael Tillander.
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Reply #2 on: December 13, 2018, 10:52:09 am
Hi again,

I thought I'd update with a new portrait, if that's the kind of thing which interests you.



Enjoy!  :)
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Reply #3 on: January 21, 2019, 11:08:21 am
Hello!

Starting the year with a little tileset to showcase my tiling skills. Hope you like :)



Oh, and I almost forgot my new Dhalsim sprite ;)

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Reply #4 on: January 22, 2019, 09:29:50 am
Wow, man, your portraits are amazing.

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Reply #5 on: January 24, 2019, 05:03:49 pm
Thanks, El-Metallico!

Here's a portrait I did for a PixelJoint challenge:


And a Pokémon I did a few years back:
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Reply #6 on: June 23, 2019, 10:16:41 am
Hello!

I'm updating my page. ;D
I've been working on LUEGO LU3GO's Commodore 64 port of their Nogalious game, which I've thoroughly enjoyed.
I also wanted to share with you my ArtStation page which I've been working on: https://www.artstation.com/ckelsallpixels

Newest pixels:



Latest WIP (teaser):
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Reply #7 on: July 16, 2019, 12:44:04 pm
A little update as I'm looking for more work!  :)


"Zero" theme for #pixeldailies

I also have a Twitter account:
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Reply #8 on: July 25, 2019, 03:27:42 pm
Thought I'd bump with these metroids made with my palette:
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Reply #9 on: August 06, 2019, 12:15:59 pm
Cool stuff man keep it up  :y:

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Reply #10 on: September 10, 2019, 10:37:19 am
Thanks, man!

VICE documentary I made pixel art for:
How 8chan Became The Worst Place on The Internet | VICE News Tonight Special Report
Stills for your viewing pleasure:



Photos and animation images courtesy of HBO and “Vice News Tonight.”
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Reply #11 on: October 17, 2019, 07:16:34 am
Hi!

A few updates:
I've been working on Buzz Kill Zero, which will be released in November. Check out the trailer for a peek at my pixel art (backgrounds and boss sprites)!
Latest trailer
I made the graphics for an entry for the Alakajam game jam, and it won first prize! Here is the entry's page:
Tasty Tower - Alakajam!

I'm working on a MSX game, which I'll tell you more about in December.

I still have some art under NDA unfortunately, so I can't show you some pixel art I particularly like.

In the meantime, here are a few sprites:



I am open to small/short gigs, and I'll be looking for bigger projects to work on from end November onwards. Don't hesitate in sending me a PM for any inquiries.
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Hello again!

I'm available for work. I come with news, too!

Buzz Kill Zero was released last Friday, here's its Steam page:
Buzz Kill Zero on Steam
A few screenshots with my tile and background work:
Space Station Walls Planet Buzz Background Layers
I'll post more work when I get approval to share the sprites.

I've been working on a MSX game called Dragorieta, by LUEGO LUEGO Studios, which is still in development. I've been making illustrations for the game, which I can't show you as I'm under NDA, but I can share the title screen I've made:


Anyway, I'm looking forward to hearing back from you regarding your game projects. Cheers!
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Hi! Open for work. I've been talking with some shmup developers, but nothing in the works for now. Let me know if you need anything.

Here's a recent piece:

Inspired by Ex-O Stars, by Oom Games:
https://twitter.com/mana_oomgames

I also recommend checking out FULLSET's Project Neon, which is looking promising:
https://twitter.com/FULLSET_Collect
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Hi, Happy New Year!

Here's a WIP shmup mockup:



I urgently need the work, don't hesitate to ask me for an invoice and the rates for your projects! Thank you.
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Hello again!

Update with two finished pieces:



I've had inquiries into environments/backgrounds, so I'll try to work on a few of those to show you what I can do. What would you like to see more of?

I'm still looking for work, so if you like what you're seeing and you need graphics, please contact me.

Good luck and hope to hear from you soon ;D
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Hello!

Just updating and letting you know I'm available for more work.

I've almost finished working on some projects which I can't disclose/show, so instead, here are some 8-bit sprites of Julius Belmont which I've made recently:



Link to sheet. Please credit if you want to use it, of course.

Looking forward to hearing back from you regarding your games! Good luck.

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Hi again! ;D

I'm available for work. Recently I've worked on a dungeon crawler for a client, and it's inspired me to make this mockup:


Made with my 20 colour palette, 20MN.


Second mockup with another 16 colour palette of mine, the AGC.

Anyway, I'm looking forward to hearing back from you regarding your game projects. Don't hesitate in sending me a PM for any inquiries. Cheers! Good luck.
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Hello  :)

I'm looking for work.

Here's a tileset I made with the 20MN tileset:


Take care and stay safe  :y:
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Hey again ;D

Hope you're doing OK, what with COVID-19 spreading. Another update from me! I've worked on Ronin Wyld, and now I'm working on a game called Alchemist's Tower, and another which is a WIP tower defense game. I'll see if there's anything I can share with you so far.

Besides those, here are some recent pieces:

UI made with a 24 colour palette I designed, the RC24.

Shmup enemy study.

Redux of an old Rampage sprite - perhaps some of you remember this from back in 2009?

A trial piece I made in 4 hours.


Stay safe, and do send me a message if you want a quote or anything else! I'm available for work until June. :)
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Hello!  ;D

I hope things have been OK for you. I'm available for freelance pixel art work.

What I've done recently:
- Alchemist's Tower is now Plague Breaker, and I've been doing more work for this project. Check it out by joining WozzyGames's Discord! PM me if the invite expires.



-Made these mockups for Skeddles's 9999 challenge:

Sprite animations here

-Contributed these sprites to the latest Pokémon Sprite Collab:


-Dabbled in C64 graphics with Ptoing's blessing:

Multicolor mode

Hi Res mode

PETSCII (text mode)

More on my csdb.dk profile page.

Feel free to contact me via email for any inquiries, I'll be looking forward to hearing about your projects.

Best regards,

Chris

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Hello  :)

I hope things have been going okay for you, all things considered. I'm still available for freelance pixel art work.

Some new stuff for you to check out:

Justin Bailey

Testing out a new palette

PJ Fakemon entry

Testing smaller size for Samus's Metroid 2 sprite.

PETSCII:




For more, please check out or even follow my Twitter:
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