Fantasy Football, Norwegian Troll

Fantasy Football, Norwegian Troll

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Fantasy Football, Norwegian Troll



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Title: Fantasy Football, Norwegian Troll
Pixel Artist: James McCarter  (Level 5 Lieutenant :: 4575 points)
Posted: 6/22/2010 01:45
Palette: 20 colors
Statistics:  11 comments    2 faves    0 avatars

I'm living in Norway at the moment, so I thought I'd have them as my team submission.  Norway didn't make it into the world cup this year - but they certainly tried.  If only they'd had this troll on their team they might have been more successful.

Here's a WIP quicktime of the creation of this.  I'm afraid I noticed after beginning that the recording hadn't started, so there is a little bit that got truncated.  At least I got all the colouring and shading.

One of the ideas I was playing with was that others would draw characters that fit on the podium, therefore making these feet look like the feet of a giant troll.  Hopefully that idea works.  :)


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keron11 (Level 1 Rookie) @ 6/25/2010 14:54

backround should be black and that platform should have roots so its like standing on tinu platform XD anyway very cool


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Mis-BUG (Level 9 Boss) @ 6/22/2010 08:44

hehe... that's smart... :)


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James McCarter (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 6/22/2010 06:19

Hatch:  haha, yea, he probably is quite the bowlegged troll!


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Hatch (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 6/22/2010 06:05

He he, clever and well done. I could be wrong, but it seems like he'd have to be awfully bowlegged for his legs to be at those angles?


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 6/22/2010 06:05

damn, that was pretty much my idea too =/


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James McCarter (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 6/22/2010 03:49

Jeremy: I left the text behind as I liked how it looked - like graffiti on a wall - and I wasn't sure if we were allowed to remove it.  :)


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jeremy (Level 11 Special Agent) @ 6/22/2010 03:46

 Clever :D

Why leave the text behind? O_o


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James McCarter (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 6/22/2010 03:37

Manupix: good point about the brightness of the red in the flag.  I've now toned it down.


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Manupix (Level 11 Godfather) @ 6/22/2010 03:12

Excellent! =)

The flag is a bit too bright, I think.


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James McCarter (Level 5 Lieutenant) @ 6/22/2010 02:23

The reason his outline is so saturated and the reason the troll is blue, is because I was basing the character's colour on the blue from the Norwegian football team.  Have I misunderstood what was meant by "creature based on the colours of your favourite country's team" ?


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skamocore (Level 11 CEO) @ 6/22/2010 02:05

Much nicer than your other stuff; appreciate the WIP video. But just remember, "Pixel a fantasy character or creature based on the uniform design and/or colors of your favorite country's team." Go on, paint his toenails :P

Also, maybe the outline is a bit too saturated?


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