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Pixel Video Game Characters

It’s not the first time illustrator Michael B. Myers Jr. (DRAWSGOOD) has worked with pixels portraits. He has already created a series of pixel renderings of popular Star Wars characters and various comic book super heroes. In his latest set of posters, Myers Jr. has drawn five pixel video game characters created for a gamer community, High Score Society.

Despite their simple blocks and colours, these badass video game characters are instantly recognizable. Have a look at them after the jump.

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Iotacons: Wonderful Pixel Portraits by Andy Rash

Andy Rash is a freelance illustrator from Brooklyn, NY and the man responsible for creating character portraits that are light on the details but are packed with WIN!

Rash calls them Iotacons and these low-res full-body portraits stand no more than 25 pixel tall. His series includes a deadly bride, a band of knights who say “Ni”, a pair of odd-ball Kiwi comedians, and even some characters from the bible. Check out some of these wonderful Iotacons after the jump.

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Very Important Pixels (VIPs)

Belgian illustrator Kristof Saelen has a way with pixels, and in his “Very Important Pixels” set, it’s amazing how he manages to capture a person’s character with a few pixels. So far, his quirky pixel portraits include the Sopranos, Michael Jackson, Star Wars characters, James Bond, and my personal favourite, a set of 80s TV heroes. Have a look at them after the jump.

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