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Pixel Art Town

Tue Jan 28, 2014, 6:20 AM
For those of you who are interested in my Pixel Art Town Project, then this journal is for you. Below I will give you a little update on what is going on and what will be the future of this project.

Today I spent about 3 hours on updating this project so that it could grow bigger in the future. Even with only 64 spots it was a nightmare to update every time someone got done with his/her part, mainly because of the amount of layers this project requires and moving these layers. So that's what I wanted to fix today.

Basically before all participants had 2 layers in my .psd file + all the files needed for the base of the project (roads, etc). Since with today's update (traffic lights, lamps, etc) I had to add around 400-500 new layers, then something had to be done beforehand. So all participants now have their own folders and a color of the folder (green/red), depending if they are done with their part or not. Also all traffic lights and lamps are separated into different folders for different locations.

All of this and more allows me to expand the project in the future, because by the looks of it, a lot of people are still interested in joining.

Main thing that I would want to point out with this journal is that this update won't affect your part of the project. Traffic lights and lamps can all be separately moved, if they should block your part of the project. I already removed or moved some of them where they didn't fit, so don't worry about it.

If you have a spot in this project and it isn't done then please let me know how far you are with it, because there are a lot of people waiting for the spot and in April this project will be 1 year old. 90% of the people who haven't finished their part are the ones who joined right at the very beginning. I have talked with most of you but I have to start removing people soon.

Pixel Art Town Project by vanmall


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:iconaustinjbarrow:
austinjbarrow Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  New member Student Digital Artist
I would like to have a plot
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NoNoKoHime Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014
The idea of grouping together and giving it red or green colours is great! This surely will make stuff simpler in the future.
I wanted to ask if you have panned anything with your water part just yet? I would be highly interested in addeting that area or draw people and cars so the streets are less empty, depends on how you would like that.
Also, are you still drawing on this yourself? 
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vanmall Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have some stuff planned for everything. Also streets and water. It will all be a collaboration between all of us. :)
And yes, I'm drawing as well. :)
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Pyroder Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good luck with your town, sheriff! ;Wink/Razz 
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vanmall Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you. :aww:
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Peppermint-Pinwheel Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I'm nearly done with my part of the project (I'd say it's maybe..... about 80% done? I'm terrible with percentages rofl)! Sorry about the delay, I've been somewhat out of things for a while.
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vanmall Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem, I'm glad that you are making progress. :)
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Peppermint-Pinwheel Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hi! Oh man, I'm so sorry this took as long as it did, but I've finally finished my section! I hope you like it: peppermint-pinwheel.deviantart…
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ohhh my goodness!!! :iconlainloveplz: This is looking cooler and cooler with every update!!! :iconepiclaplz::iconlajumpplz::iconepiclaplz: It's going to be AWESOME when finished!!! :iconexcitedlaplz:
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vanmall Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I hope so. :aww:
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Shirei-Shou Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my God.. love those new bridge.
if there is free spot left, I want to try again. Pixel is really adicting. ^^
But I hope all people will finish their spot by themself.
I really curious to see it finish ^^
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vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, would want to see it finished as well and thank you! I will let you know if there is a opening. :)
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princesscheetos Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Student Filmographer
wowwwww it's looking so good!! i would love another spot if you do decide to expand and add more (๑•́ ω •̀๑) 
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vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, it is coming together. :nod: I'll let you know if there is a free spot. :)
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JEricaM Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this project, so everyday I check for updates, hoping that there is a new building...
I hope that people finish their entries fast because I'm so curious to see the full city!!!
*_*
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vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, would like to see it finished as well. I'm also trying to make the surrounding area a bit nicer but it's a huge project. :)
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JEricaM Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
** I see that a lot of people want a spot :D
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vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, a lot of interest. :)
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LadyMidnightSolace Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
I've done about 40% of mine so far, I'm trying to do a japanese traditional house.
I'll do my utmost to get it done as soon as I can. >.<
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vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome, I'm glad that you are working on it. :aww:
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