December- Flash MobTeam: FandomProject Name:
Nerd culture avie
, I feel that nerd culture is a big part of who I am. I like making references to my fandoms to see who can pick up on them and am sometimes pleasantly surprised. In honor of my love for nerd culture, I made myself a new avatar for here and DeviantArt. The Deadpool sprite came from here
courtesy of dA user cx-asuka
. The "me" sprite was made by carefully referencing two Pokemon Trainer sprites from Spriter's Resource
and making a pixeled version of myself wearing red like Deadpool I then animated it via Photoshop Elements 7.0 and made it look as if I'm tagging along behind him. The two images on the right are the trainer sprites I used for outfit and hair references.
The images were zoomed in, print-screen copied, then pasted/cropped so you don't have to strain your eyes to see where I referenced. Tip: if you want to do this, borrow someone's digital art tablet because doing this with a mouse will make your hand/wrist hurt.