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Kurt - Pixel Day 2021



This is my submission for the Pixel Day 2021 and my first submission ever on Newgrounds! Which is really exciting :)

I've been on and off of Newgrounds since I was about 12 (I think...), all because I heard this was the place to search for animations.

Even though I thought this site was amazing, I never thought about uploading anything, with my main problem being that, for animations, I didn't have a mic to record anything, my PC was the family computer and was about as modern as the original Doom and I was the only person I knew that was interested in this site, so I had no voice actors that could participate.

I shelved the idea of uploading anything since then, but now, much older, with other interests in mind and finally creating a Newgrounds account, I thought "why not" and here I am.

This submission is based off of an image from the famous Nirvana Unplugged concert. I decided on this because my brain was fried and, while looking at submissions from other years, I saw one based off of a famous painting. That made me think "hey, I could do something realistic" even though I'm terrible at realistic drawings, but hey, that's a problem for future me, right?

Well, thanks, past me; that was a nightmare, but at least, I'm really satisfied with the result and I needed to practice pixel art (for a future project I'm working on, hehe).

Oh and I decided on doing a Kurt Cobain rendition because I'm a Nirvana fan and Kurt's a role model for me in various aspects, so I wanted for my first upload to be something meaningful.

So, yeah, that's about it. Hopefully, this is the first of many uploads! For now, have a great day and show lots of love to every participant of this year's Pixel Day!

See you later! :)

EDIT: Hey! It's been a somewhat hectic week, so I haven't kept up with Newgrounds as much as I would've liked to. Sorry about that :(

With that behind me, I have to say, to all of you, from the bottom of my heart: THANK YOU! I can't BELIEVE how far this went! Almost 900 visits and... 69 favorites, as I'm typing this. Nice, haha.

I seriously never thought it would get this far; when I show what I do, I'm used to it being appreciated by a few friends, classmates, my sister, my mom and, nowadays, my partner. That's definitely a lot less than 900 people! I'm not even sure I know that many people. (Okay, maybe I do, but I'm kind of a hermit, sorry).

Anyway, I'm still processing all of this, but even if I'm still processing, I definitely appreciate it. Deeply. All of you are amazingly sweet, and I send a really big virtual hug to every single one of you. Hopefully, I'll keep up with uploads, and I hope it's something you all will enjoy. Thanks again and have an amazing week! :) See ya!

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You have done well capturing the feeling of Kurt and his dispair.

i never heard any of Kurts stuff, but he seems like an inspiring fellow i guess

TheBardsLair responds:

You should! A lot of his songs are really cool. Hopefully, you'll find something you like :)

Gonna miss him, always.

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4.64 / 5.00

Jan 23, 2021
7:52 AM EST
Pixel Art
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1200 x 725 px
47.3 KB

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