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Pixelated Art

1. What is pixelated art?

Pixelated art is a type of art that is created by using small pixels, or squares, to build up an image. This type of art often has a retro or vintage feel to it, and can be used to create both abstract and realistic images.

It can be created using various software programs, but artists use also materials such as wooden blocks or Rubik’s cubes.

It often has a unique and eye-catching look to it that can be used to create attention-grabbing graphics or artwork.

2. The beauty of imperfection

This art technique is often seen as imperfect or amateurish, but there is a certain beauty to be found in its imperfections.

The rough, blocky edges of each pixel can create a sense of texture and depth that is often lacking in more polished artwork.

Additionally, the limited palette of colours available in most pixel art can create a sense of harmony and balance that is pleasing to the eye.

It has a unique charm that is all its own, and those who appreciate it can find a great deal of beauty in its imperfections.

Gavin Larkin - Marylin
Gavin Larkin – Marylin

3. More than meets the eye

The beauty of pixelated art In a world where we are constantly bombarded with images, it’s easy to forget that there is more to art than meets the eye.

At first glance, pixelated art may seem like a simple and crude form of art. However, upon closer inspection, one can see the incredible detail and care that goes into each and every pixel. Each pixel is placed deliberately and with great care. This results in an incredibly detailed and unique piece of art.

What’s more, pixelated art is often highly stylised, which gives it a unique and eye-catching appearance.

So next time you see a pixelated artwork, take a closer look and appreciate the beauty of this under appreciated form of art.

4. In a nutshell

Pixelated art is often seen as simplistic or even child-like, but there is a certain charm and beauty to be found in its imperfections.

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