Link and Marin


My childhood, recreated in HD. :]

This is from a charming scene in "The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX".

Drawn with GIMP.

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That background texture effect makes it seem almost like this is drawn on an actual canvas!.. it's not is it? Interesting style with the black pixel outlines along the fuzzy edges too, and good contrast, though glad the sea and horizon were left as they were, one big breathing background stage. Nice work!


Krichotomy responds:

No, this is entirely made with GIMP. I just used GIMP's default canvas effect for that texture.

Thanks for reviewing my artwork too. ^^

What I like most about this work is that you blended pixel design with a watercolor (?) technique. The contrast between expectation reality, in addition to your competency in maintaining the essentials to the visual direction of Link's Awakening, highlights the amount of conscious effort you made, which is furthered illustrated, both figuratively and literally, by the consistency of your technique throughout the work.

This is another successful piece, I say, in your repertoire.

Krichotomy responds:

The black outlines are actually traced directly from a Link's Awakening screenshot, and the colors and other scene elements are indirectly taken from it as well, so don't give me too much praise. :) I mostly focused on achieving a pleasant balance between pixel art and the color canvas (using overlaid filters). Thanks for your review!

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Nov 9, 2014
9:44 AM EST
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