Here’s a refinement, with the same skinny arms that I used for the second Butt-Head.
- My first pixel art character in this series with a face. I went all the way down to 256×256 resolution to do the fine details on the face.
- I did not bother with the “AC/DC” on the shirt as that is still inessential, even though the detail level in the face makes it justifiable to go to that level of detail on the shirt.
- Even without the facial detail, I liked it enough, and could recognize it. I could have considered this “finished” even at 16x16px: (Zoom the page to check it out, huh huh.)
Here’s a second attempt, after I decided that the body was a little too chunky. Instead of going for chunky style, I’m following the detail level of the head to allow the arms and legs to be more in proportion: