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CHALLENGE: Villain Spotlight

Create a sprite depicting your favourite villain from any game, comic or TV show.
 
Canvas Size - Max 100 x 100.
Colours - Max 25.
Transparency - Required.
Animation - No.


CHALLENGE RULES

  • Participants have until this upcoming Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) to submit their entry (strict). Don't forget to check the 'Submit to weekly challenge' checkbox.
  • Only new pixels allowed.
  • Open to all members.
  • Posting WIPs in this thread or in new threads in the WIP section is highly encouraged, but ONLY SUBMIT YOUR FINAL ART.

CHALLENGE JUDGING

  • Every Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) the previous week's entries are judged.
  • Every week a new voting poll will be posted for previous week's entries.
  • Winner announced the following week.

CHALLENGE PRIZES/GOODIES

  • Top three finishers will receive an award displayed in your PJ gallery profile for all to see and envy.
  • Top finisher gets to call the following week's challenge...sweet.
  • 'Participation' ribbons will be given for all who enter.
  • No matter what happens you get challenged :)

CHALLENGE VOTING

Vote now for your favorite pixelart in this week's challenge!

CHALLENGE AWARDS

The Villain Spotlight pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge!

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Quote randomboy2007 Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 1:52am
Very early wip of the joker

Wip


Eyes sorted


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Quote hlx Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 6:33am
Originally posted by randomboy2007


 
I like his hair, kinda reminds me of sideshow bob =)
 
Although I could not tell that was a flag on the end of the gun at first.
 
I like it! Still pondering what I am going to do.
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Quote randomboy2007 Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 6:41am
Thanks! I'll try and make the flag more obvious

Plus newest wip, i tryed dulling it down but i don't know if it works :S


Flag done


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Quote LuckyF Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 6:52am
Is this a sprite?

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Quote zlocish Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 7:26am
Wip:


Admiral Razorbeard, Rayman 2 main villain.
I have to cut his hat and leg ...
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Quote randomboy2007 Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 8:58am
Wip -Body Proportions and Hair sorted
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Quote zlocish Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 9:07am
I like the previous hair more, but the new one looks more like "original Joker".
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Quote randomboy2007 Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 9:58am
I'll probably stick to the first one
WIP:



Edited by randomboy2007 - 11 June 2012 at 12:11pm
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Quote Adcrusher Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 12:25pm
I would do magus from Chrono Trigger, but he's already a sprite so I don't know how well that would work. Instead, I went to the next best baddy, Lynx from Chrono Cross.

(Oh yeah... He has no head)


Edited by Adcrusher524 - 11 June 2012 at 12:25pm
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Quote philippejugnet Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 2:25pm
Where are the masterpiece generator challenges? =( we are having the 2 worst monthly tops ever...
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Quote Adcrusher Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 2:38pm
Sometimes its better to have shorter, easier challenges that don't require hours and hours of work. It's more inviting to the people who don't have much time on their hands. 
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Quote philippejugnet Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 3:27pm
We don't have an exiting challenge for quite long =(
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Quote Delicious Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 5:23pm
Originally posted by philippejugnet

Where are the masterpiece generator challenges? =( we are having the 2 worst monthly tops ever...


... You seem very attached to the Monthly Top 10, more than anyone I've seen in this community. These challenges are meant for fun, quit being so concerned and anal about the end product, it's the process that counts. Also, please explain why this challenge wont "generate" a masterpiece?
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Quote eclep Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 6:25pm
I'm working on Kuroro from Hunter X Hunter



Still very WIP
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Quote Drazelic Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 6:33pm


For this challenge, I'm going to interpret the villain as Lordgenome plus his mecha, because the mecha is way more fun to draw.

I'm afraid I tried to fit too many details in, though. Is this readable enough? Any other tips would be great too.

E: @philippejugnet: I prefer the small challenges over large masterpiece-generators myself. I don't have time to enter the big ones, so whenever a small fun open-ended challenge like this comes I usually enjoy it more than the huge scenes that only get four or five entrants.

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Quote philippejugnet Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 6:42pm
What I mean is, the size is too much restricted. I personally like to work on bigger pieces. Well, I am not concerned with the mothly top, I just think the challenges aren't affecting it, past months 80% of the entries were result from challenges! Now, with those not as great challenges, I can say 20% or less are a result from the challenges. What do I mean with it is: we should have more challenges less abstract ( like the glass one ) such as the crepuscular rays one, 4 of the entries on that challenge got near the top ( 11, 12 ) and 2 of them got top 10. We have lots of talented artists, just like you, and drazelic too, but we need better ideas, concept is the most important part in the art in my oppinion. I completely agree with Drazelic and Adcrusher, but the size could be bigger, so each one with your style can join it. Drazelic you said that you can enter those small ones. Well, on the other challenges no one said you coudnt do a small entry =D. Well, I wish I could work on something like this

but the size is very restricted as I mentioned before.
Well, the text is confusing I know, sorry.


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Quote jeremy Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 7:03pm
But this is a sprite challenge. Precise detail is a pretty huge part of pixel art (100 x  100 is fairly large for a game sprite in fact). The May monthly top is looking pretty good to me, and the only two weekly challenge entries in it are towards the bottom.

@LuckyF: Yes

@Adcrusher: The bottom edge of the scythe thing is a bit flat - conforming to the bottom of the canvas too closely?
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Quote ghostninja13 Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 7:24pm
hmmm, when it say "sprite," does it mean moving, playable character or a non-moving, detailed piece?
i'm planning on making Discord, from MLP FiM
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Quote Adcrusher Replybullet Posted: 11 June 2012 at 7:27pm
The challenge wants a character on a 100x100 transparent canvas with no animation or movement. Maybe that will help.

Edit:



Almost done! Thanks Jeremy, I moved the scythe up a bit to give it more room. Next up is shading that blasted blade >:o Also Jeremy, your avatar/icon is cute haha


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Quote LuckyF Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 2:17am
Tweaked the colors a bit   
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Quote zlocish Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 2:40am
Added sabre, changed some datails. less colors used.
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Quote yaomon17 Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 4:47am

I have mine finished. :D

Edited by yaomon17 - 12 June 2012 at 8:22am
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Quote randomboy2007 Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 5:56am
WIP

Probably the final piece unless I can think of anything else to change
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Quote hlx Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 6:30am
Originally posted by randomboy2007

WIP

Probably the final piece unless I can think of anything else to change
 
unsure if you've considered it -- but the vest? it seems too dark to me, I know it matches his hair, but I almost think it would benefit to be a little brighter, or maybe separated by a different color
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Quote zlocish Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 7:10am

Changed colors.
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Quote Mrmo Tarius Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 9:30am
I seriously love that Lazengann rendition.
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Quote philippejugnet Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 9:47am
I think I complain too much, sorry.

going for Loki




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Quote offwhite Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 2:38pm
Finally done with my exams! And as a present I get this super cool challenge! I love the batman villains, so I think I'll do a whole series!

I've done these already,

Although I think I'll change Poison Ivy, I rushed her too much.

The next one is... guess who!


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Quote Graindolium Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 2:52pm
  
Catwoman !

and welcome


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Quote Mhyre Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 4:33pm
Originally posted by Delicious

Originally posted by philippejugnet

Where are the masterpiece generator challenges? =( we are having the 2 worst monthly tops ever...


... You seem very attached to the Monthly Top 10, more than anyone I've seen in this community. These challenges are meant for fun, quit being so concerned and anal about the end product, it's the process that counts. Also, please explain why this challenge wont "generate" a masterpiece?


First thing to do would be to define what is a masterpiece ;)

I think this challenge is great, I might give it a try but picking a great villain is pretty hard :)
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Quote hlx Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 9:10pm
very early wip:



lots of outlines, shading, etc to work on.

Sephiroth if that doesn't come across.
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Quote hlx Replybullet Posted: 12 June 2012 at 10:28pm
wip2:



the eyes/nose/mouth are bothering me, as they suck :|

Edited by hlx - 12 June 2012 at 10:46pm
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Quote randomboy2007 Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 4:50am
Second piece -GLaDOS, don't know if you would call them an villian but they are antagonist
1st WIP:
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Quote offwhite Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 6:11am
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Catwoman !

and welcome


You mean "welcome back"? Anyway, thanks! And you're right of course! Next WIP:

Drawing shiny latex in this size is so hard!

@hlx: I think the main problem is that all the facial features are sitting too tight. Try giving them some more space.
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Quote yaomon17 Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 8:40am
I'm making a second entry but does anyone know if I can draw a FE style portrait?
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Quote Friend Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 9:58am
Originally posted by yaomon17

I'm making a second entry but does anyone know if I can draw a FE style portrait?


why not? the challenge is to depict your favorite villian, and that's from a game. 
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Quote Reo Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 10:40am
Originally posted by yaomon17

I'm making a second entry but does anyone know if I can draw a FE style portrait?

No, the challenge states that it has to be a sprite.
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Quote Grimm_Dingo Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 11:05am
back on PJ (formerly Grimsane(wasn't active long)):D my progress so far, not sure if I'm gonna adjust him some more or leave as is and call it final

not too sure about my weird partial outlining either
feedback?

probably not the place to post this but my previous account won't login :/ even after a fresh reset password :/

Update:

and it's got its own thread on pixelation here dunno if it needs it though eh, should i just submit it?

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Quote saint11 Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 12:45pm
First time here
Here's my WIP, a Ganondorf RPG-like portrait:
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Quote Delicious Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 2:02pm
Nice stuff Saint11, but it needs to be a sprite (full body), not a portrait.
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Quote saint11 Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 2:55pm
Hmm that's true... Sorry about that! But I'll finish this one any way. (Out of the challenge of course)

I'll try to think of something else (full body).
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Quote greenmango Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 5:18pm
I had (believe it or not :P) never heard of this villain before finding him on the great invention called Google :) His name is Fin Fang Foom and he is, in short, the Chinese version of Godzilla. Here's a quick lineart of him and my reference.



His legs look funny to me. Are they too short? Bent at an unnatural angle? Comments please

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Quote AlabasterJazz Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 6:06pm
New here as well, and new to pixel art in general; hoping to one day produce content worthy of comparison to some of the great work I've seen on this site.
Anyway, WIP of Krang from TMNT
 
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Quote hlx Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 6:13pm
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Quote Mhyre Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 6:23pm
Originally posted by randomboy2007

Second piece -GLaDOS, don't know if you would call them an villian but they are antagonist
1st WIP:


GLaDOS is indeed a villain, she made it to top positon on IGN's top 100 videogame villains.

Originally posted by hlx

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Sephiroth never smiles. :p
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Quote hlx Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 7:17pm


Noted the no smile. Updated.
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Quote AlabasterJazz Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 9:27pm
Originally posted by LuckyF

Tweaked the colors a bit   
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Very impressed with the detail, I hope you don't mind if I steal a copy so I can study the detail.
 
As for my own WIP, I added some texture and shading, but it's not quite turning out how I'm picturing it... Gonna check out some tutorials in the meantime to see if I can figure it out.
 
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Quote Delicious Replybullet Posted: 13 June 2012 at 10:13pm
Originally posted by saint11

Hmm that's true... Sorry about that! But I'll finish this one any way. (Out of the challenge of course)

I'll try to think of something else (full body).

No need to be sorry! I'm sorry for breaking the bad news to you, haha. I look forward to seeing what you come up with. :)
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Quote saint11 Replybullet Posted: 14 June 2012 at 1:10am
No problem :D
Here's my new entry WIP, Professor Chaos!
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