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Lessons from the Land of Pixel Art

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I had a lovely visit to a pixel art website recently. Wow. What an amazing community. Back in the day, the artwork I did was, if not cutting edge, at least quite close to state-of-the-art. Game artists who drew with pixels were pushing the technological boundaries of the time. They dithered because it was a clever technique to drag the sexiest look out of limited hardware. They mapped palette indexs to assembly coded color shifters. […]