Monthly Archives: March 2011
My favorite so far… I have since fixed the eyes based on some feedback from the experts. It took about 45 minutes to convert from Mario to Megaman. I took one picture midway through the transformation.
Finally got the colors right! I recreated Mario on the new Metal base boards
The Foam Core/ Flexiron base was a success from a functionality standpoint. However, the time it takes to cut the flex iron into pieces and stick them on the board is not insignificant. The obvious alternative is to simply use … Continue reading
I have a ton of ideas for different mosaics. Unfortunatley, new ideas usually requires new color which means I need to start up the Pixel Factory again. I’ve got this down to somewhat of a science now… “Brown Mustard” (Mario) … Continue reading
I’ll spare the details, but I made another trip to Home Depot, got some more paint samples and painted some a few new batches of squares. Because the first Mario’s colors were kind of weird, I wanted to change it … Continue reading
Now that I have a decent stock of colored tiles, I started work on my first 4×4′ 8-bit sprite. I always planned to use the original Mario for my first legit piece. I found a good reference image on DeviantArt … Continue reading