Pixel type artists

SparkyidrSparkyidr Member Posts: 2,033
Anyone know of anyone good who can do art in a really authentic pixel style?

I'm looking for someone who could maybe do ALL spectrum, c64, snes/megadrive type styles. Both static, and character animations.

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  • POLYGAMePOLYGAMe Member Posts: 3,470
    *puts hand up* Current game I'm working on even has a C64 mode. What do you need?
  • POLYGAMePOLYGAMe Member Posts: 3,470
    Here's one of the sprites from my new game:

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  • POLYGAMePOLYGAMe Member Posts: 3,470
    I should add, that's not in the style of any consoles or computers, just a generic "retro" image. When I want to emulate an authentic look I use actual palettes and sprite dimensions... eg a C64 sprite is 21x24 (odd, I know).
  • SparkyidrSparkyidr Member Posts: 2,033
    @poly
    what's your email address, and I'll give you the low down
  • POLYGAMePOLYGAMe Member Posts: 3,470
    Have to use my gmail one til Monday (I was naughty and didn't pay my domain bill - lol). mantanz at gmail.com
  • SparkyidrSparkyidr Member Posts: 2,033
    email sent :)
  • ChunkypixelsChunkypixels Member Posts: 1,113
    I'd recommend checking out the forums over at Pixeljoint.com or pixelation.wayofthepixel.net

    You should be able to find a good number of pixel artists capable of doing the stuff you need.

    Polygame looks to have a pretty good grasp of pixel graphics though... :)
  • quantumsheepquantumsheep Member Posts: 8,188
    Yeah, I wish I could draw like that.

    Actually, I wish I could draw!

    His next game looks awesome btw :D

    QS :D

    Dr. Sam Beckett never returned home...
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  • ChunkypixelsChunkypixels Member Posts: 1,113
    Also... for inspiration, and great examples of modern Pixel art games check out the great work that Nitrome do....

    www.nitrome.com
  • WyrdGuitaristWyrdGuitarist Member, PRO Posts: 91
    @Polygame

    Awesome Jet!

    I'm liking that nitrome site as well. Pixel art's great!
  • butterbeanbutterbean Member, PRO Posts: 4,315
    SleepingPaint (at) Gmail (Dot) com

    Michael is a GREAT pixel artist, and he charges very good rates :)
  • POLYGAMePOLYGAMe Member Posts: 3,470
    WyrdGuitarist said:
    @Polygame

    Awesome Jet!

    I'm liking that nitrome site as well. Pixel art's great!

    Cheers ;-) Believe it or not, the game doesn't actually have a whole lot to do with planes at all... LOL. ALL WILL BE REVEALED!
  • tenrdrmertenrdrmer Member, Sous Chef, Senior Sous-Chef Posts: 9,934
    @poly. thats very impressive. I can make the shapes like that but then the body would be silver and the canopy would be gold and it would look like crap.LOL. But, the shading on the wings and body make it look almost real. pretty good stuff
  • POLYGAMePOLYGAMe Member Posts: 3,470
    Cheers :) I had a look at Sparky's game. Looks very cool, what I saw of it... I think it's out of my league, though :(
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