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Happy Colors   [2014]

Happy Colors Released by :
Chorus, Resource [web], Singular [web]

Release Date :
2 December 2014

Type :
C64 Graphics  (MultiColor)

AKA :
December Theme

User rating:*********_  8.5/10 (23 votes)   See votestatistics
*********_  9.1/10 (10 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Graphics .... Leon of BugKiller TM, Chorus, Resource, Singular

Download :
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/134608/colors.d64 (downloads: 412)
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/134618/giraffe.psd (downloads: 116)

Look for downloads on external sites:
 Pokefinder.org


User Comment
Submitted by hedning on 3 December 2014
Multicolour! \o/
User Comment
Submitted by Bob on 3 December 2014
multicolor pic :) I want to see more multi color pics from you ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Digger on 2 December 2014
@cArrion: +1

I'm thinking of shape masks to a full screen dithering pattern done with an adjustment layer, right? :)
User Comment
Submitted by Carrion on 2 December 2014
@Pal
I think of creating a photoshop .PSD template for c64 pixeling and publishing it in a few days/weeks for people to try it. But here, what Leon did is totaly different than my technique. PS is incredible tool, even for us C64 demoscene artists and I wonder what other usecases we can find with this tool to do scene gfx. TBH what I do for some weeks now is experimenting with PS for 8bit (C64, C+4, A8bit) graphics. To be unveild soon.
User Comment
Submitted by Joe on 2 December 2014
NICE!
User Comment
Submitted by PAL on 2 December 2014
cool.... even when I look at the psd file you have created I do not understand where the dither come from... ohhh well better go back to promotion... too advanced for me this is!
User Comment
Submitted by Sith on 2 December 2014
<3 <3 <3
User Comment
Submitted by Shine on 2 December 2014
HAPPY COLORS!!! <3
User Comment
Submitted by Roysterini on 2 December 2014
The .psd file is enlightening.
Do you use any particular plugins to ease with the C64 style of painting, or do you just have custom brushes etc?

I'm not familiar with draz-paint, I'll look into it.
User Comment
Submitted by Jok on 2 December 2014
fresh
User Comment
Submitted by Carrion on 2 December 2014
WOW!. just chekced the PSD file.
looking at it I can tell we have totaly different approaches to this technique.
Actually my first thought was that you used Timanthes, because I get simillar results as your clouds when using timanthes replacement tool on the chessboard'ed dithered area. but since I switched to photoshop too I have to rething my workflow.
keep posting new images ;)
User Comment
Submitted by Leon on 2 December 2014
carrion: first step - photo-shop (clouds layers, dither-clouds layers etc., second step: vice+draz-paint
check the .psd file,
giraffe theme - watched some references, but no copy...
bg colors: yellow
User Comment
Submitted by Carrion on 2 December 2014
nice one. and this time I would say you tried joe's 136 colors mixing...
may i ask what tool you used for pxeling this? just curious how it was amde so maybe I can improve my technique.
any references for the giraffe? it looks really great!
oh and the left side looks like fli-bug. and at first sight i thought it's fli.
User Comment
Submitted by Hoild on 2 December 2014
Nice sense of depth from the clouds, pleasing tones and composition. And let me add, refreshing to see something like this from Leon! \o/
User Comment
Submitted by Hammerfist on 2 December 2014
Yes, wow! You are on fire!
User Comment
Submitted by Oswald on 2 December 2014
wow!
User Comment
Submitted by zscs on 2 December 2014
Nice! :)
User Comment
Submitted by E$G on 2 December 2014
back to roots? really nice!
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