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Acorn Art Thread

Postby pixelblip » Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:05 am

Hi there
I am starting a new thread for people to post up piccies done on Acorn machines. Artists welcome!

I am going to keep painting on the BBC and post my works up on here.......anyone please contribute :)

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby dhg2 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:58 pm

I recently did a simple pixel drawing program in BASIC that uses custom character definitions with different dot patterns to represent different shades of brightness. I drew a few simple pictures using it:

2017-06-22-154921_640x531_scrot.png
2017-06-22-154936_640x531_scrot.png
2017-06-22-154946_640x531_scrot.png
2017-06-22-154958_640x531_scrot.png
2017-06-22-155039_640x531_scrot.png


This one was converted from a photo by a script:
2017-06-22-155026_640x531_scrot.png
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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby pixelblip » Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:43 pm

Those are brill Patrick. Like Op Art in retro style. Fantastic. I love the dithering here. Basic is great isn't it...and so flexible.
Interesting to make art from writing programs. Hmmm you got my mind whirring :lol:

Do post some more if you do any more. I like the fact they are black and white. We are off to a good start. Well done! =D>
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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby dhg2 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:04 pm

Thanks! Yeah BASIC is great, I find it's a lot of fun to work with.
I've got a few other pictures that I converted with a script:

pic0001.png

pic0002.png

pic0004.png

pic0005.png
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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby dp11 » Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:18 pm

The scripted faces look excellent. I set my web browser zoom level to 25%.

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby pixelblip » Sat Jun 24, 2017 6:03 pm

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Postby pixelblip » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:59 pm

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Postby pixelblip » Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:03 pm

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby FourthStone » Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:34 am

Contact! What a fantastic picture =D>

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby pixelblip » Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:18 pm

Everyone here seems to like that one most!

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby roland » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:19 pm

dhg2 wrote:Thanks! Yeah BASIC is great, I find it's a lot of fun to work with.
I've got a few other pictures that I converted with a script.


I'd like to see that script and see how it works on an Atom....
256K + 6502 Inside
MAN WOMAN :shock:

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby dhg2 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:15 pm

roland wrote:I'd like to see that script and see how it works on an Atom....

Here it is. Just to warn you, the code is a bit messy.
VduPic.zip
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pixelblip, great stuff, I really like the use of colour in your pictures. I like Contact a lot.
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Postby roland » Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:13 pm

Thanks, I had a look at it and it seems quite clear to me. However, I noticed that you have four shades of grey in the sample pictures earlier in this topic but the Atom and BBC have only two colours in the highest resolution mode. So I'm afraid that the pictures won't be as nice as yours.
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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby dhg2 » Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:50 am

If it seems like there's more than two shades in the pictures I posted, it's probably because the resizing process added a slight blurring effect. The pictures that I posted are screenshots directly from BeebEm, in MODEs 4 and 0, with only two colours (black and white)
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Postby pixelblip » Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:56 pm

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby oss003 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:17 pm

Wow pixelblip, you are a machine .... =D>
Almost time for a Beeb exposition.

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby pixelblip » Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:31 pm

Thanks Kees.That is me in the summer picture under the tree. My memory of my day off today.

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Postby SimonSideburns » Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:04 pm

Fantastic pictures once again.

It would be nice to see pictures made by other members. I wonder if it would be easy to notice a difference between the styles of art drawn by one artist against another from someone else.

I expect anything I draw would look ridiculous as I don't have an easy way to draw at the moment.
I'm writing a game where you can change your character from a Wizard to a monkey to a cat.

Well, Imogen that!

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby Elminster » Sun Jul 02, 2017 7:00 pm

If I wanted to knock a few text adventures with the occasional full colour static graphical cutscene then I know who to ask! =D> I will add that to my todo list with the hundred other things :wink:

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby pixelblip » Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:43 pm

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby pixelblip » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:42 am

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby dhg2 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:12 pm

City of Solaris - great work blending the colours together. Looks great.
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Postby pixelblip » Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:11 pm

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Re: Acorn Art Thread

Postby Elminster » Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:59 pm

Great program. I now have the theme tune on in my head.....

Good pictures as usual.


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