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The 8 Bits of Subcon - Super Mario Bros. 2 by GoshaDole The 8 Bits of Subcon - Super Mario Bros. 2 by GoshaDole
12x18 print of this available on my store here!
www.storenvy.com/products/6399… << PRINT PRINT!

So, I wanted to do a Mario piece... what better to do it on both one of my favorite Mario games and also one of my favorite games of all time! Super Mario Bros 2 (Doki Doki Panic). I get a little sad at how generic the Mario series has gotten over the years compared to the original games. I know its a bit of nostalgia, but I think a lot of passion/creativity is missing from Mario as of late. For this piece, I wanted to do a limited tone piece just set to the colors of the original NES/Famicom release of the game. There is something about keeping everything thing so limited that really made the world jump out to me.

I decided to call this the 8 Bits of Subcon since it represents a lot of the enemies found in the game, which are known as the 8 Bits. Subcon is the world the characters enter in the game. The background kind of mish-mashes the look of a few levels found in the game. Mario 2 is a very vertical-orientated game compared to others in the Mario series, so I wanted that to be reflected in the piece as well.

Anywho, hope you guys enjoy the piece! Be sure to check out the Radio Gosha Facebook page as well if you are into my stuff as I update it pretty frequently.

www.facebook.com/radiogosha
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LittleKunai Featured By Owner 3 days ago
this one is very unique I got a little dizzy looking up
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babychilliam Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So cute. 100% sure this is going to my favorites.
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Ry-Spirit Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
very well drawn!
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ArgosCuprum Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
JAJAJA, REMEMBER THIS GAME, MY FAVORITE CHARACTER WAS TOAD, BUT, I USED PRINCESS BECAUSE HER "FLOATING" HABILITY
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zjblue Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
REALLY LOVE IT!! Heart +fav 
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ZeroSauce Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
Love it ^^ the palette is so nostalgic
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W0nderbolts Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
and the music for the game instantly popped into my head
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marikfan333 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Student General Artist
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Crimson-Wolf2323 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ahhh I just love this! 
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sidetrack1 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
The funky designs,the use of depth in the space,the solid colors so reminding of the original *NES* 8 bit capacity ..oh God how stuff like this is what lil'kids in the world deserve as artwork in posters in their classes and books read to them by their teachers
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