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Oopsyourd3ad Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
man your awesome how do you make this
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MagicPearls Featured By Owner Edited Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! I use regular plastic beads from Hama, Perler and Nabbi/Photopearls. I find sprites (for example, sarrus.deviantart.com/art/Illi…) and I do my best to pick corresponding colors in beads. When I've placed all of the beads, I put some greaseproof paper (the ones used for cooking/baking) on top of the beadsprite and iron it until the beads melt and fuse together. I use map pins and thumbtacks so keep the beadsprites up on the wall. :)
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Scarlett-Ibis Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
Do you use a pattern, or photo? Do you take a photo and pixelate it? These are amazing!
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MagicPearls Featured By Owner Edited Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Sorry for the late reply, but I mainly use patterns, either from video games or that other talented people already have created. I use the patterns as a guideline when making the beadsprites, but I pick all the colors by myself. I have used some photos and pixelated them with a program called perler (dolkow.se/perler/). It takes a while to understand and you have to fiddle around with the settings, but you can get some pretty good patterns by using it. Generally, you can simply search google  for "cats beadsprite" or "cats sprite(s)" (just an example) and it will give you a lot of results and inspiration.
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