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tLoZ Sprites by auxeru tLoZ Sprites by auxeru
Wow this took a while. This is my second Link because the colors were waaay off in the first. He didn’t have the sword and shield either so I’m glad I started over. No comparison shot with a penny this time; just trying to practice different ways to photograph these things. It doesn't help that I don’t have the best camera in the world and it’s frustrating sometimes T^T. 

Link Pendent
:bulletred: 339 White Toho Seed Beads + 13 precolored
:bulletorange: Acrylics: 22 colors
:bulletyellow: Gold Head Pins
:bulletgreen: Gloss Varnish
:bulletblue: 1¼ x 2⅛ inches

Zelda Pin
:bulletred: 304 White Toho Seed Beads + 15 precolored
:bulletorange: Acrylics: 26 colors
:bulletyellow: Gold Head Pins
:bulletgreen: Gloss Varnish
:bulletblue: 1 x 2⅛ inches

The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures © Nintendo

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Pokeball Sprite by kohashu Mario Sprite by kohashuAnimal Sprite by kohashu
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I love the legend of Zelda!!!! its my favorite game of all time! I have to admit, these are simply adorable and I love them! Its amazing how you made the beads have the effect of shading yet made it so cute! I think the idea was precious but wasn't the master sword silver? its still awesome anyway. I commend you for the way you could make it have depth but also make have it the cute originality of the pixels. the pink of Zelda's dress is perfect and the green of link's tunic is spot on too. where can I buy one now?!
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I think you did an excellent job with this pair. Painting some of the beads before you put them together allowed you to add a softness to the sprites that otherwise isn't there in the usual pieces you see up here with perler and other beads.
Bravo on some beautiful art! Out of curiosity, how to you put the head-pins in on both sides of the work and does it add stability to the finished product, or was that an artistic preference to give it a more finished look? Either way, I personally think that it gives you a wonderful looking finished product and look forward to seeing much more work done in this way.
Don't worry about time, since yours definitely seems to be paying off on these pieces.
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Ant-D Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
liquidinsect Featured By Owner Edited 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
These look fantastic! I am looking for anything wrong and I cannot find any fault to these pieces. Is there any way you could make one of Squall Leonhart or of his necklace featuring Griever?
auxeru Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Thanks! If I could find a tiny Squall sprite I might be able to do it, otherwise I would have to design it myself. I'll look into it. :nod:
silversundrops Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing, this is super cool and well done. 
daemon-yugen Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
They are so cute! ^^
Ebalance Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
These are so cool! At first I thought you made them the way I used to make seed bead art, by threading different colored beads on wire. I got the idea from those kits where you learned to make a lizard with big pony beads... I came up with tons of fun patterns of my own, but nothing like this... I pretty much stuck to animals. I even made an octopus... that one was really hard. I never thought to do these sorts of things... now I'm wondering if I could actually do something this complicated with my technique... I see why you paint the beads... that's A LOT of different colors. Trying to get seed beads in all those different colors would probably cost a lot. 
auxeru Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Thanks! When I first got the idea for these I tried practicing with thread but it didn't look as good as the pins. But yeah, painting was the most practical option seeing that some sprites could have up to 30 colors in them. In that case, I rather spend $2 on a tube a paint that I can mix as oppose to $5 on colored beads I'm only going to use once. :shrug:  
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MissLucidaBlood Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing ! Do you sold it ? If yes, how many ?
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