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FAQs?

Do you do trades? Not anymore really!

CAN YOU DRAW ME SOMETHING??  No sorry! Time is money

commissions? check my journals  or the link on my profile.

How long have I been pixeling?
-Since late 2011.

How do you achive such soft looking shading on your pixels? Do you stick only to the pencil/fill tools, or do you utilize brushes?
Or do you just use enough colors to make it blend nicely?
-OPACITY there I spilled the beans countless times now.. opacity with the pencil tool. It just helps me finish pixels faster and keeps me in touch with my painterly-side lol.


I DONT USE THE DAMN BRUSH TOOL. JUST LEARN TO USE THE PENCIL TOOL'S OPACITY SETTINGS. ITS AMAZING...
smooths everything out. but leaves it pixelated. If you use the brush tool. im pretty sure its gonna look blurry

What program do you use?
-photoshop cs3, I suggest you learn photoshop cuz I love it/plus its free lol

What inspires you to make pixel art/ how did you get into pixel art?
-I had no idea what pixel art really was at first lol, I made short animations on youtube with MS PAINT, and learned how to use the PENCIL TOOL <---important for pixeling lol which I had no idea would ultimately lead to pixel art here on DA, and then I started to get a little better at drawing overall throughout the years etc etc lol. here I is!

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Progress(STEPS) by Getanimated




Vaniraas-project by GetanimatedVaniraasprojectprogress by GetanimatedVaniraas-project by GetanimatedVaniraas-project by GetanimatedVaniraas-project by GetanimatedVaniraas-project by GetanimatedVaniraas-project1 by GetanimatedVaniraas-project2 by GetanimatedVaniraas-project1 by Getanimated







Now guys time for embarrassing myself, but hopefully most importantly ...inspiring you not to give up or feel bad about where you are at now
This Is when I FIRST started lol late 2011

Nov 30 2011 by GetanimatedNov 2011 Again by GetanimatedNov 2011 by Getanimated

Early 2012

Jan 13 2012 by GetanimatedJan 14 2012 by GetanimatedJan 2012 by GetanimatedJan 22 2012 by GetanimatedJan 15 2012 by GetanimatedJan 15 1012 Again by Getanimated





Progress Mid 2012
May 31 2012 couple by GetanimatedJune 7 2012 by GetanimatedNovember 2012 by GetanimatedNov 30 2012 by GetanimatedJuly 11 2012 Best by GetanimatedNov 1 2012 by Getanimated


Late 2012
Dec 2 2012 by GetanimatedDec 17 2012 by GetanimatedDec 20 2012 by Getanimated
Early 2013
Jan 6 2013 by GetanimatedFeb 2013 by Getanimated


Mid 2013

April 2013 by GetanimatedApril 27 2013 by GetanimatedJuly 5th 2013 by GetanimatedMarch 25 2013 by GetanimatedJuly 18 2013 by GetanimatedMarch 30 2013 by Getanimated


Late 2013


Sep 24 1013 by GetanimatedSep 10 2013 by GetanimatedOct 30 2013 by GetanimatedDec  13 by GetanimatedDec 29 1013 by GetanimatedLast Of Dec 2013 by Getanimated


Early 2014
(Big)Pixel Project: HBD by GetanimatedCelestial Girl Pixel by GetanimatedKiriban @ 50,000(edit) by GetanimatedKBC Pixel by GetanimatedKiocah by GetanimatedHappy Valentines! 2014 by GetanimatedFlowing Purple by Getanimated
 progress :transition to Mid 2014

Trainer Jellie! by GetanimatedJackie by GetanimatedNicoB by GetanimatedDrake by GetanimatedHelmintio Moritz by GetanimatedAmanita by GetanimatedKiwi by Getanimated

 Mid 2014  (Late May etc...)

New-icon-littleruekitty by GetanimatedHAIR EDIT with note by Getanimatedwith not by GetanimatedMore-purple! by GetanimatedNilmea-iconver1 by Getanimatedver1 by Getanimated(I did sooo many Icons June)

June 2014
Yayoi Yoru by GetanimatedRigel Chimera by GetanimatedKiriban @ 100k! by GetanimatedTRUTH (Click4view) by Getanimated(l)HeeHee! by GetanimatedNachi Icon by Getanimated




July 2014 (Did a lot of digital art this month lol)

         Alumina Icon by Getanimated     BENNY Icon by Getanimated
     

August 2014

Meeooww by GetanimatedMisora Pixel by GetanimatedVaniraas Pixel Scene (click to zoom in) by GetanimatedPrierei Icon by Getanimated


September 2014

Yofi by GetanimatedMacaron1 by GetanimatedXipeu-icons1.5 OUTFIT EDIT by Getanimatedboy by Getanimatedfaster blink by Getanimated  without extra clothes by Getanimated

END OF 2014

Bottle Miku by GetanimatedKiki's DS by GetanimatedWuvs by GetanimatedSecretSanta 2014 by GetanimatedRapunzel by Getanimated



JANUARY 2015

Swellow by GetanimatedLady Izar by GetanimatedMOON TO THE RIGHT by GetanimatedMOON by GetanimatedMOON by GetanimatedMOON by GetanimatedMichi-fb-icon by Getanimatedbg version by Getanimated























OBVIOUSLY  there is a lot missing , I did a loot more throughout the years... plus a lot of icons... but this is how it grew and I wanted to share that with everyone.
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:iconsirbonbon:
SirBonbon Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sheesh. You improve fast.
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:iconnonmagicalboy:
nonmagicalboy Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You were good in pixels since the beginning that's not fair!! I want that sorcery :iconsopsplz:
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:iconmarlidona:
Marlidona Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ok I want to ask something  and I don't know if someone asked you this before but actually I want to know how to export my work to a good quality gif , I know how to save my work in Photoshop of curse but I can't save it with out any dithering when I save it with dithering option it looks really ugly and messy but your work quality is very good although it's only 400x300 or less while mine 1000x1000 !!!! please tell me how to save gif files while maintaining the original quality >.<
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Student Filmographer
My pixels are 150x150 Pixel document
or for icons 50x50 pixel size document

what size do you make yours?
1000x1000x pixels???
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:iconmarlidona:
Marlidona Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes 1000 x 1000 is that the reason why when I save it the quality drops down so easily.  Do you mean If I worked on small document it won't loose any quality when I save it because its already small? 
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Getanimated Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Student Filmographer
well pixel art in general is never usually made in anything bigger than 150x150 lol

most people who do anything bigger find it hard to color

1000x1000 is extremely huge hhaha

im not a big computer person so im not familiar with  quality

Uh.. I heard saving large images as jpegs or pngs is the best
so just save any LARGE PIXELS as a png with a transparent background

itll keep it the exact way it looks , but if its animated gifs 1000x1000 im not sure wat to say about that haha
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:iconmarlidona:
Marlidona Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol  because its my first time doing pixel art I didn't know that I'm embarrassed haha thank you so much for the quick respond you are a nice person and a good artist as well thank you again Love 
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Student Filmographer
No problem at all!
Thank you! glad to be of help
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:iconcindymad:
CindyMad Featured By Owner Edited Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
FAQ question: do you use a tablet or a mouse to draw your pixels? and what do you use to animate them?    btw your pixel gifs are ADORABLE!! >w<
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Filmographer
Tablet

and Photoshop cs3

and thank you so much
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:iconmyebi:
Myebi Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heeeeh my baby is in here! :heart:


IWANTTOCOMMISSIONYOUORTRADEWITHYOUDAMITPLEASELOVEMESENPAIYOURWORKISSOKAWAII.
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:iconrukiach:
RukiaCH Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014   General Artist
I started making pixels this week ^^;   and I want your opinion about this fav.me/d7mj8p0 , if you don't mind, please!

your pixel progress is amazing, keep it up :heart:



  
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:iconblue3:
BluE3 Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
FAQ question... could you do a live stream, please? :D

FAQ question... could you do a tutorial, please? :)
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Student Filmographer
lol  when I have time I invite everyone to live streams.

and no time or patience for tutorials D:
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:iconblue3:
BluE3 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
<3 It's ok, you gotta do you!

I'm looking forward to your streams!! :3
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:iconinvisibleking:
InvisibleKing Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for making this journal! I always wanted to see wips of your pixels<3
Also it's nice to see how you've improved by time >U<
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:icononemarkedmonster:
OneMarkedMonster Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
O O O!! I have a question!!
How do you achive such soft looking shading on your pixels? Do you stick only to the pencil/fill tools, or do you utilize brushes?
Or do you just use enough colors to make it blend nicely?
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Student Filmographer
Pencil tool and changing its opacity slightly 
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:icononemarkedmonster:
OneMarkedMonster Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ah, I see. I would have never thought of that since I use MS Paint usually XD
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Student Filmographer
well
technically im "cheating" lol
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:icononemarkedmonster:
OneMarkedMonster Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Eh, whats it really matter ^^
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:icondarudado:
Darudado Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing how even after the compression to gif, you still have so much details.
When I play with opacity and switch from a png with like 1000 colors to gif with 256, I lose so much details...well, you can't really notice the loss without the original, but there is! MEH!

 Well, It won't be a problem since I'll work with 16 colors or at least limited palettes for a while... :dummy:
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:iconicelaws:
IceLaws Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ovfg u and ur cute ass peronality
 and HNNN ur improvement is so cool
PIXLE ART HOW EVEN HNNNN
amaze-- 
<33333
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Student Filmographer
o3o cute personality ^//^ NUU lol
and thank you very much : )
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:iconicelaws:
IceLaws Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:iconsobbplz:
:iconsnugplz:
UR PIXELS ARE AWSM KEEP IMRPOVVNIG BE AMAZING SOBB//
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:icontigergomeow:
Tigergomeow Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014
Cool! You've really improved :3 what started you're icon making?
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
Ive been making Icons for a long time now lol
if you meant what started my Pixel art/icon making then
it was by accident
I didn't know wat PIXEL art really meant for a while.. I was just so use to using the pencil tool
to make animations on youtube lol
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:icontigergomeow:
Tigergomeow Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014
Hah oh wow I hope I make an awesome accident one day :P
Is your YouTube Getanimated as well?
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
no its Pikaafan
but those vids are suupperrr old lol
but u can still check em out
I only have one vid that im proud of.
renai circulation pikaafan
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:icontigergomeow:
Tigergomeow Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014
Ok will do ;3
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:iconbijoublue:
BijouBlue Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this journal will always inspire me to just keep working hard >7<
i just started to make pixels, and it's still trial and error, but i love doing it, so i'll keep going!
what i would like to know is what size you use to make your pixels? it's so perfect! >///<
but if it's secret, thats fine~
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
...
the size of an image is posted on the deviation page

if you clicked on one of my pixel and scrolled down and looked to the right it would say the size
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:iconbijoublue:
BijouBlue Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
......
onion sad i've been on here for more then a year and didn't know that.
lol thanks for telling me! :iconohyoublushplz:
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
we learn something new everyday lmao
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:iconbijoublue:
BijouBlue Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
YescryingTRUTH.
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:iconmattehpotato:
mattehPotato Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg that improvement ;u;
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:iconlunar-ology:
lunar-ology Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Student General Artist
What inspires you?
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
honestly, the desire for self improvement and $$$ lol
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:iconvespisia:
Vespisia Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
This was a really fascinating and inspiring read, ahhhh. :iconallmytearsplz:
Please don't delete it? ;v; It's extremely motivating to me, aha, and I'm sure many others.

I love improvement memes and journals because they keep me remembering that EVERYONE starts out somewhere, and work their way up. It's really wonderful to see how much you have grown. Thank you lots for posting this up, GetAnimated, it's really awesome.
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:iconbloobamboo101:
BlooBamboo101 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Improved so much :iconbrohugplz:
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
hug!
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:iconpompon-chan:
pompon-chan Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014
WOW awesome progress and really inspiring ; u ;
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Student Filmographer
pompon-chan
what an honor TOT
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:iconshirei-shou:
Shirei-Shou Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW ur pixel is stunning. I only learn how o do pixel Oct 2013 and only create less than a dozen pixelart. 
I adore how smooth Ur animation is. Do U have any tips to do it? my animation looks stiff IMO T_T
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Student Filmographer
its just trail and error
youll have to keep pushing urself to try new things OR try hard things!!
and then dont feel bad if it looks bad in your eyes becuz that means youre getting better TOT
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:iconriotfaerie:
riotfaerie Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
These are lovely and inspirational.
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:iconall-i-knowisfalling:
All-I-KnowIsFalling Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So kawaii ;A;
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:iconmataknight:
Mataknight Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow. You've really improved over the years. And it all looks good.
I was wondering, do you have any tips for an aspiring pixel artist?
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:icongetanimated:
Getanimated Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student Filmographer
your icon is stunning
and I can see u know how to make a fluid animation
simply by the mouth animation u have on ur icon
youre pro already!
what tips do you need?!?! lol
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:iconmataknight:
Mataknight Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student General Artist
I guess  I need tips on animating hair, mainly. Like your Flowing Purple animation. I can't do stuff like that.
I can't animate hair to save my life.

Take this for example--> for example mataknight.deviantart.com/art/…

The hair doesn't move naturally at all. Like there's some sort of platform pushing it up whenever she comes down.
Your Flowing Purple girl's hair moves like it's actually being blown by wind. It seems natural.
And your Ash Sprite icon moves nicely, too.
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