Tag Archives: 8-bit art

Zelda Fire

I live in a high rise apartment, so I can’t have a fireplace.  This was the next best thing.  I want to try this with a black background but I don’t have enough black pixels yet.

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Spearmint

Now that I’ve set up “Double Wide”, I need to put it to good use.  Because I don’t have enough pieces of any one color to serve as a Sprite background, I decided to try something more “decorative.”  I did … Continue reading

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More Pixels, More Problems…

After much procrastination, I went ahead and manufactured 4 more 24×24 inch “grids”.  I installed 2 on either side of my existing 4×4′ square – effectively doubling the size.  Moving forward, I’ll dub this installation “Double Wide.”  After my new … Continue reading

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Pixel Factory 2

My need for new pixels is never ending.  I have some great new ideas for new mosaics, but I’m always one color or a few pixels short.  I started up the pixel factory again. MegaMan oversees the paint drying…. “Barnyard … Continue reading

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Megaman

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.

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Zelda’s Link

Everyone’s favorite elf.  It turned out great! Based from an image I found here.

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Mario-Redux

Finally got the colors right!  I recreated Mario on the new Metal base boards

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Space Invaders

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

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