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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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First Incarnation of Mario

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

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Painting Tiles

The unpainted “natural” wood tiles definitely looked nice, and I may revisit them later but we are here to make some 8-bit art.  For this, we’ll need more than one color tile. Selecting paint colors was actually much more complicated … Continue reading

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Prototype 1 – Making Tiles

Now that I have finished my magnetic base, it’s time to start making some tiles… I already determined a while back that a 2×1.3″ magnet will sufficiently hold one of my 3×3″ squares to a 2×2 square of Flex Iron.  … Continue reading

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Prototype 1 – Starting the Base

Been pretty busy the past few days.  My fiance is coming to town and I’m pretty sure she wouldn’t appreciate the way my living room has been transformed into a workshop.  I’m pushing hard to finish the first foam core … Continue reading

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New Wood Tiles

Just got some new wood tiles in the mail today.  I had already gotten some samples of some pretty nice “rounded” squares but I wasn’t sure if rounded corners were really the way to go.  Even though the squared corners … Continue reading

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