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Rockin' the Retro Spectrum by ArixSterling Rockin' the Retro Spectrum by ArixSterling
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Rockin' the Retro Spectrumby ArixSterling

Contests / 2012 / Design Challenges / 8-bit Challenge©2012-2014 ArixSterling
Here's my entry for the 8-Bit Design Challenge! I tried to make it nice and colorful as well as fashionable.

The inspiration for this was, actually,in a moment when I found myself thinking retrospectively. While I was mulling over ideas for my theme I found myself thinking about my first computer, an old Windows 3.1 from about 1993. It had the ancestor of the Paint program loaded onto it, and I can clearly remember being a child and playing with it, scribbling in pixels for hours on end (hence the old-style computer on the hand-warmer).

Flash forward to the present day, where one can use high-tech programs to illustrate in 1200x1600 resolution, and interface with the most sensitive tablets...it's a little overwhelming.

So thank you, Windows 3.1, for inspiring me to make this shirt in honor of our time together as I first explored the pioneering technology of digital art, back in the good old days

Done by me, on GIMP software.

Please, if you would be so kind, click that little "I'd Wear This" button in the upper right, next to the favorite button, if you really enjoy it! I hope it brings back a little nostalgia in everyone that views it.
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ebonrouge Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012
Rainbow vomit! =p
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Skectasy Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
So colorful! VOTED
Check out my designs
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Maan11j Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice xD
Voted!

Check out my entry if you'd like :D
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Terizmo Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
VOTED!!!!!!!!!

Also, check this one out- It's amazing!!!

:star::star::star: :new: [link] :new: :star::star::star:
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dynamicability Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012
grahhhh.... i love it!!! :love: and got your vote!!!

check this out:
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juki-jukumari Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Hobbyist Filmographer
I like it. Voted! :#1:
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vote the mine too please

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ArixSterling Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure, I'll take a look
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Terizmo Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Voted!
Also, check this guy's entry out, it's freakin amazing!!!!

:new: [link] :new:
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kajinman Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
this is really cool I'd wear it, could you please check out mine too? :)
llamas are awesome ----->[link]
king llama ----->[link]
Super llama ----->[link]
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ArixSterling Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure, let me go take a look!
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