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living inside PART IV by OliverJanoschek living inside PART IV by OliverJanoschek
So this is it.

"living for, living with, living inside pixelart part IV" is ready

Well some may ask themselfs "why the heck is he talkin about PART IV?!?!?!"

a simple answer: it's part IV just because it is the last picture of a series - but I somehow chose to pixel it first - I just dunno why This is part of a project I do for indypendent class @ university. I hope to finish the first 3 parts soon. This series is a journey through pixelverse - everything will somehow and more or less be related to my person.

I won't explain how the other parts will look, because it will kill some surprise effects I want every viewer to have. I simply will reveal that the journey will start far away and zoom in very close to my life - which is actually what you see here.

For now I will give you a detailed description of the technical aspects of this picture

size (of the pixelart itself) : 720x907 pixels
format: png
bpp: 24 bits
objects inside picture: 158
characters in picture (including animals): 3
program used to compile: Photoshop 7
layers used: 100+
time taken: about 500 hours
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I would like to thank a few people for constant critique that helped to improve the work in progress picture.

Thanks to:

- Calvin

- Dash ~dashzero

- Tim

A very special thanks goes out to

- Christian ~cganderson

- Björn ~born23

- Ole ~dojoh

- my brother Marc

all I can say is that I hope you enjoy watching this picture as much as I had making it!

I also hope I will get some critique and/or comments on this picture because it took huge amounts of time, nearly exhausted me and will be part of my trimester exams.

thats it folks, hope you like it


Even if most of you liked the picture the way it was, some commented how to improve it . I did have some thoughts too and so I decided to edit some parts of the picture - I did not change any objects or deleted anything at all - I just changed shadows to fit a more realistic lighting/shadow theme. Most of it has been edited ~zoggles suggested it - another thing is that I made a translucent shadow - even for the afri cola bottle on the shelves. well I think I got everything covered, oh ... forgot one thing.... darkened the becks bottles because they got no backlight here which makes the scene more realistic - and thanks again to everybody helped to make it better - and a special thanks to ~zoggles and ~ dojoh

that's all folks!

EDIT PART II(12.10.03) made 2 minor tweaks. only 4 pixels but I think it will look better

Don't forget to have a look at Living Inside PART II
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Given 2003-04-26
With 500 hours of hard work and an amazing outcome, living inside PART IV by multivitamin is by far one of the best pieces of pixel art here at deviantART. The amount of detail on each of the 158 objects is just unbelievable. Have a look and see for yourself, you won't be disappointed. (Selected by +splat) ( Featured by splat )
pixel-metropolis Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2017
Nice work. You are welcome to join the pixel-metropolis collaboration project if you are interested.
1popenamoon Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Morice80 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 16, 2015
I have this pixel-art poster on sight for over 10 years, Finlay today I bought it -On the Devaintshop
I also bought the Living inside Part II (for a nice pair)

And I'll  think I want a border less frame on it for both!?

And for this one a transparant back to, Because it has a nice description of all 40 things on it, right?

I only don't get the big pencil on the middle-house? on picture The Living inside Part II

Thanks for the work..
Hiddenfaithy Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh. My. God. This is absolutely AMAZING
diamond-whisper Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
elfman83ml Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
Simple awesome! You ARE good!!
paddotk Featured By Owner May 28, 2011
Very very impressive!!! You are awesome.
Dimas94 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011
emocx Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2010
wow..awesome pixel art! & u have a great avatar too!
adrian-tm Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2010
catluvr2 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Gotta love Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, and Obi-Wan Kenobi on the chessboard.
krtoon Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2010  Professional Artist
You're a genius..! :D
This is just incredible..amazing detail!!
Prain Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010
I love the little "Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis"-Gimmick :D
Melvin070 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2009
MarceloGaguinho Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2009
Amazing work, the details are great.
Knight-Shadow Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2009
nice job
gottie Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW amazing.
masHugac Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Reminds me of the times, wenn photo-realism was even not a word...i miss those times :'(
AKFGdork Featured By Owner May 18, 2009
\OAO/ OMFG! Jak and Daxter! :thumbsup::XD: lol
hermanmunster Featured By Owner May 10, 2009
Wow! I love all the Details :)
Hockygirl35 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009
omg thats so cool
Kinzisawesome Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009
Amazing work. Is that a black cat laying on the chair? I'm not sure..
OliverJanoschek Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
yes it's my friends cat Kelly :)
Kinzisawesome Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2009
Oh okay
ObloquyCondemed Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009
W00t! Yay Jak and Daxter!
I love your pixel work, so wonderfully detailed and imagined. Definate 'slice of life'
Songwind Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, these are really impressive.

Clearly, your "pixels" are bigger than one pixel - do you work smaller and size up, or plan everything on a grid, or...?
OliverJanoschek Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
hmmm no I am afraid, one pixel in my artworks is still one pixel, just if you print it out you have to make sure it has the correct pixel size for the given DPI you print it or some "pixels" will look stretched or squashed. but other than that in the origial artwork one pixel equals in one pixel you see here on this page, just save it to your hard drive and have a look in your favourite image tool. :)
Songwind Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool. I took a closer look and can see where I was mistaken.
zhaky Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
I wonder if one can find such pictures on an art museeum? I would love to see such pictures on an art museeum :)
leety Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2009
Is it Indiana Jones and the fate of Atlantis on the laptop?
Nice work I love it!
OliverJanoschek Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
thanks, glad you like it! and yep it is FoA :)
mtvjunkie Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2009
Gawd damn thats astonishing! Fantastic work you have created there!!
DCMP Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love the booshelves
TimWilliamSchofield Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Fantastic detail!

Especially on the stereo
aliens-exist Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008
damn.. good work
shetakaey Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Truly outstanding.
OliverJanoschek Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
thanks. appreciated :)
imLit Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2008
Excellent work, awesome details as well. To favs. :)
StruckByEros Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Student General Artist
Are those the Uberaschung egg hippos on the chess board? As starwars characters?

XD Thats funny. Everytime I go back to europe to visit family my younger family members here in america as me to bring some eggs back. ^^

OliverJanoschek Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
yep, they are!
aqua-taco Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
D8< Jak and Daxter.
wilde-media Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
Thats awesome! Makes me wanna do some more pixel art!
xSTUPIDxMFx Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2008
One word: Damn!
patricktoifl Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ich bewundere Deine Detailverliebtheit!!! Ganz großes Kino!!! :)
tofu-lion91 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2008
That's incredible!
Dash37 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008
That's....craaaazy good.
0kHz Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008  Hobbyist
araut Featured By Owner May 23, 2008
a talent rarely seen in this landscape...
dbestarchitect Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2008
whoa, nice. How do you have the patience for this?
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