Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Even the Best Pixel Art is Kinda Square

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  July 16, 2009


You know, square? Like pixels? Oh, lame jokes, never desert me… and internets, please never stop supplying fantastic fan art. Even the dog from Duck Hunt–my most despised video game nemesis ever–looks great here.

duck hunt pixel art

Pixel art is a funny thing: it’s both simple and complicated. Artist and Sprite Stitch forum poster Brit.knee reports that, in order to create these paintings, she found beadcraft images or old screenshots and blew them up so that she could count the pixels required to make each picture. After that, it’s a matter of creating a grid on the canvas and “sketching” the piece out that way.

Me, I always like the little details in work like this, and here it’s the hearts on Link’s “screen” that bring a smile to my face. I can picture that screen immediately to the right from the starting point in The Legend of Zelda, and my first encounter with the Octoroks. Good times.

[via Sprite Stitch forums]



Sunbelly

Sunbelly

A Cool Collection of Kinetic Sculptures

A Cool Collection of Kinetic Sculptures

Wednesday (Teaser)

Wednesday (Teaser)

This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels

This 1996 VW Polo Harlequin Is ’90s Fashion on Wheels

Concepts from Future Past: 1954 Ford FX Atmos

Concepts from Future Past: 1954 Ford FX Atmos

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Tops Out at 557 Horsepower

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Tops Out at 557 Horsepower

Advertisement