The Pond - Moonlight

The Pond - Moonlight

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The Pond - Moonlight



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Title: The Pond - Moonlight
Pixel Artist: matt0  (Level 3 Corporate Drone :: 1525 points)
Posted: 7/13/2008 10:24
Palette: 16 colors
Statistics:  10 comments    43 faves    0 avatars

My entry for the iconic photo challenge - It's my version of The Pond - Moonlight by Edward Steichen, famous for being the most expensive photograph ever sold in 2006.

I stayed true to the challenge rules and didn't look at the original while I was working on it - end result is a bit messy in places and could probably do with a couple more hours work but I got bored and the deadline was looming...

It kind of looks like an old Sierra adventure game background to me.

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susuwataris (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 7/12/2009 19:28

 this is amazing O_O


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Darth Mandarb (Level 10 Operative) @ 7/19/2008 05:39
very interesting ... I love the reflections!

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Raytheon (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 7/17/2008 16:35
The reflection looks absolutely brilliant, and i love the colours you used

Great work :>

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matt0 (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 7/14/2008 04:57
Cheers everyone!

FlyGuy: I wonder if the whole thing might have benefitted from straight lines, the near and far shores as well, not just the tree line... Something to bare in mind if I ever do something similar.

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Stickman (Level 7 Sheriff) @ 7/13/2008 16:56
Indeed it does have on old Sierra look to it :)

 Sweet work:)

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JerryPie (Level 11 Godfather) @ 7/13/2008 15:23
The only correction I would advise, is to make the tree line flatter. Yours seems to bend upward in a semi circle manner. The original was a straight line horizon. Good work otherwise.

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dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 7/13/2008 13:23
Very nice work here. Really dig the colors you used.

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matt0 (Level 3 Corporate Drone) @ 7/13/2008 12:40
Thanks!

Shiru: Yeah, the reflections at the edges are definetly off - I added more trees at one point and then I forgot to mirror them in the reflections... Maybe due a revision at some point.

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Shiru (Level 6 SWAT) @ 7/13/2008 11:35

Looking good overall, but reflection in water differs from source, and it's noticeable (thus reflection looks strange).


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Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 7/13/2008 11:15
Wow! You really made a very cool version of it!

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