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Real-life 8-bit Art

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Submitted by: Jim Groom

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8-bit art is all the rage right now, and what is so compelling about it is that it's all around us. Find or create 8-bit art in your real-world environment and photograph it so that you can share it here and actually get credit! Free yourself of the prison that is your computer, find 8-bit art in nature and release your inner-hippie.

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Take Me Back to (8-bit) Paradise: Take Two

After Groom said that my other 8-bit post was too small, I tried it again with the same picture hoping to make it easier to make out. I did it the same way, imported the picture into GIMP, resized it–this time to 1000×1333–then pixelized it (20×20 pixels) and voila. Here

Take Me Back to (8-bit) Paradise

Another Visual Assignment that I did was “Real Life 8-Bit Art.” From what I read and saw of Groom’s assignment description, I figured we were supposed to find an 8-bit picture in real life. Well, this picture was real life but I edited it to be an “8-bit” …

Invaders Pixel Art

I wanted to attempt some pixel art and replicate my angry robot alien friend. It took a while to make in Photoshop. I had to zoom in as far as I could, then I colored the pixels one by one. I took a screenshot after all my work was done …

Real-life 8-bit Art

8-bit cannon and redcoat

I’m just sitting down to catch up on the 20 stars of visual assignments and the 10 stars of design assignments I have to do by Sunday. The first week of #ds106 is always a tour-de-force, and I’m just getting settled a bit with the setup, …

Real-life 8-bit Art

8-bit cannon and redcoat

I’m just sitting down to catch up on the 20 stars of visual assignments and the 10 stars of design assignments I have to do by Sunday. The first week of #ds106 is always a tour-de-force, and I’m just getting settled a bit with the setup, …

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