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Peter Griffin


Something I made a while back in, yes, MS Paint. I got bored and looked at a picture of Peter and started drawing. Probably took 30-45 minutes. I know it isn't awesome, but it's the best thing I've ever drawn in MS Paint by far.

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Ms Paint.....

Although a good start, the problem that arise when looking at thisare quite troubling.

One thing that Ms Paint lacks is any real line quality and line weight. These are something that you really have to do manually in Ms Paint. With this single pixel line the thing lacks character and feeling.
Speaking of lines, it looks like you used a line tool over the entire thing rather than actually attempt to draw the lines. You could have at least tried to use the curve line tool, I mean it's not great but it is something bit better. What you have here seems so blocky and cumbersome.

The color is the next issue I have to address. The flat color and lack of shading really takes away from the piece. You should have added a bit of subtle shading and highlights. But a downside is that as simple as this is and with the line quality, if the lighting was done wrong it would utterly destroy this.

The hair looks quite flat as well and shares a lot of the same issues with lighting as the rest of the piece
you should study your reference a little more when working on a piece like this.

Keep practicing and if you need a better program, try GIMP

SteveDude64 responds:

Thanks for the feedback.
When I started on this I was just messing around in Paint, but it started looking kind of good so I started putting a little work in to it. The reason I used the line is because I have trouble drawing with the pencil/paint tool without totally messing up.
I only uploaded this because I thought it looked pretty good, considering it was made in MS Paint.
I don't know much about shading or coloring...

But thanks and I don't plan on using MS Paint for anything serious in the future.
If you look back, do you think Paint.NET is a good tool? I have it but I don't have much experience with it.


Pro pane. Good drawing of peter "the fatass" griffin. Could use a little texture and a little smoothing.

SteveDude64 responds:

Haha I love that... Propane XD
And thanks for the feedback ;)

Not Bad

A for effort. This is better than most stuff I've seen drawn in MS paint. Great job so far, keep it up and you'll keep improving.

SteveDude64 responds:

Thanks, man! When I started drawing this I really didn't think it would turn out as well.

It is absoulutely dreadful

It is the worst thing I have ever seen, I hate it so much. It makes me want to vomit.

This artist has not been scouted yet.

Credits & Info

4.52 / 5.00

Nov 28, 2010
8:55 PM EST
Pixel Art
File Info
1208 x 863 px
17.4 KB

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