PIXILATED Pixels in art
What is a Pixel? • Smallest Unit of a Digital Picture • Usually Square • One Solid Color Excitebike x ET
RESOLUTION • Measures clarity of a digital picture. • Pixels per inch • DPI • High vs. Low
Pixels by Patrick Jean • http://vimeo.com/17369315
SalvadorDali Gala Contemplating the Mediterranean Sea which at Twenty Meters becomes a Portrait of Abraham Lincoln (1976)
Damon Soule Contemplating the Need for Inspiration (2008)
These are SKITTLES! Pixel Replacement Those are POST-ITS! -
YOUR ASSIGNMENT • Create a 64 x 64 pixel work of art depicting a character from a video game or cartoon, first by hand, then transferred onto the computer. • Honors: Create a connected series of pixel art.