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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2640 on: October 13, 2012, 06:40:38 pm
IDK if any of you noticed, but I had stopped drawing. I started C&Cing myself in my head so much I didnt want to do art anymore

That ever happen to you? I think this post might help =)

http://chrisoatley.com/inner-critic/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ChrisOatley+%28ChrisOatley.com%29

Incidentally, that's not what got me back into art, what got me back into art was a very eclectic design job I got....learning all sorts of shit, making up for all the years I stopped branching out and just stuck with pixelart & ink =)

Great read!
I heavily criticize the stuff I do, which have been quite hampering. But without that critique I wouldn't be where I am because it also pushed me forward. Just like what this forum has done for my pixeling skills.
I wish I'd draw more though, I tend to avoid it because it's tough and it looks ridiculous (my inner critic is very quick to point that out).. So I stick to vector art, or pixels..

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2641 on: October 16, 2012, 12:23:37 pm
Does anybody that plays Paper & Pen RPGs know how much interest there would be if I made pixels of tokens that can be printed out and glued to otherwise useless US pennies? I'm thinking of doing that as a side project of mine.

Also I decided "screw it" and become less strict with color counts even if it's not optimal.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2642 on: October 21, 2012, 10:35:58 am
SeisekI: PLEEEEEASEEE dont do that. draw. draw your arse off.

Dont be like me, and devote several years to "art" but never really draw...and then wonder WTF you were doing all those years. draw people around you draw strangers draw buildings. draw whatever.

on that note

http://www.linesandcolors.com/2012/10/19/david-johnson-portraits/

I'm in love with this guy's work, the LINEWORK people....he doesnt even vary the line width that much, his line is clean and simple, but it's SO gestural, balances angular and round lines so well, and his portraits  and on the verge of caricature.....it just...it just makes me FLIP THE FUCK OUT with every new portrait he posts.

I used to think if you drew in an anatomically correct way you'd get boring but this guy's the proof, knowledge never stiffles.

DOUBLEPOST

http://gurneyjourney.blogspot.com/2012/10/four-color-poster-palette.html


a four color poster before pixelart, just felt too NES not to post :p
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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2643 on: November 10, 2012, 12:45:48 am
Hello everyone.  :)

It's been a long time. How have we all been?

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2644 on: November 10, 2012, 04:36:22 pm
So, um, how about that Secret Santa? ::)

I'd be more confident to join this year, if it's happening at all.
Det skulle vara lätt för mig att säga att jag inte gillar dig, men det gör jag; tror jag

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2645 on: November 10, 2012, 07:11:22 pm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3RsvTjJZjk

I love that kind of stuff  ;D

There's something about nighttime and twinkles that I always liked in 8/16-bit era games too.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2646 on: November 11, 2012, 01:00:42 pm
Last night was my last of three nights performing in another play.  I played the part of Geoffrey, the only male character, in a local production of 'Stepping Out' a play about an amateur tap dance class.  So yeah I had to learn to tap.  I'm not a natural dancer so was a bit strange to be there in front of audiences dancing away while wearing incredibly sparkly silvery top hat, tails and a cane.   Never thought I'd ever do something like that.   But it's done and I had fun.  :)   And today I've got a rehearsal for a local production of 'The Sound of Music', as it's my first musical as an adult I'm just gonna be in the chorus rather than have any leading roles where I might have been forced to sing solo.  At least with singing with the chorus I can actually learn to sing in public and build up confidence as I go.   Still going to be hard work as chorus members have usually have to play many different background characters and learn a lot of songs and dance routines.  Yeah I'm barely recovered from the last three night's performing and off to go rehearse for another.  Busy busy. :D

Anyways I hope everyone here has been well.   ;D
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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2647 on: November 12, 2012, 06:32:33 am
This thread gave me an idea. Because of what pixel art is, it's no doubt that there's plenty of artists around here working on games, and with Greenlight becoming so popular it seems counter-productive to have a thread for each game an artist may eventually want to get support getting the greenlight. It'd be nice if there was one dedicated thread where we can all post/get input our Greenlight projects.

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2648 on: November 12, 2012, 08:01:37 am
This thread gave me an idea. Because of what pixel art is, it's no doubt that there's plenty of artists around here working on games, and with Greenlight becoming so popular it seems counter-productive to have a thread for each game an artist may eventually want to get support getting the greenlight. It'd be nice if there was one dedicated thread where we can all post/get input our Greenlight projects.

Good idea, perhaps greenlight/Kickstarter? :)

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Re: Official Off-Topic Thread

Reply #2649 on: November 13, 2012, 08:37:48 am
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3RsvTjJZjk

I love that kind of stuff  ;D

There's something about nighttime and twinkles that I always liked in 8/16-bit era games too.

well, that was pretty wild

got anything else like this?