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This week is a little different! I don't want you to pixel a sprite or portrait, no. I want you to put your calligraphy skills to the test.

Pixel your PJ handle with the coolest and freakiest font you can imagine. Letters made out of bone and flesh, liquid or metal parts, everything goes.

Canvas Size - 100 pixels (hight) x unrestricted (width)
Colors - Max. 12.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by Mandrill @ 4/16/2018 04:55  |    14
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The Tiny Masks! pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Tiny Masks! forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 4/16/2018 04:54  |    0
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We're going to try a new kind of compo here at PJ. There will be participation awards for everyone involved so be sure to take part!

This teamwork compo works as following:
Everyone has a bit over two weeks to submit line art, or any image which uses only 2 colors (which matches the image requirements and theme). The day after the first submission deadline you will receive a message containing line art from another random participant, you will have 3 weeks to finish this other persons work into a colored pixel art.

After the competition is over, non-part taking PJ mods and selected judges will look at the end results and select a top 3. Both the submitter of the line art and the submitter of the final result will receive trophies, so you can win twice! Everyone who submits both a line art and a colored artwork will receive an award.

Image requirements:

The theme for the image is: An unlikely couple

Canvas Size - exactly 150x100 or 100x150
Colors - Max. 32 for finished work, exactly 2 colors for line art.
Transparency - No.
Animation - No.

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Posted by Hapiel @ 4/13/2018 07:25  |    19
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Not only since the hit series "The Deuce" the 1970s have had some sort of revival.

Excellent music, politics, weird cloths and fantastic movies. There's a lot to relate to when going back almost 50 years.

This week I want you to take something from that time that sticks out to you and pixel it. Just make sure that there's a connection to the 70s.

Canvas Size - Max. 170x170
Colors - Max. 17.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Mandrill @ 4/9/2018 05:10  |    0
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The April Fools Gallery 2018 pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the April Fools Gallery 2018 forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 4/9/2018 05:10  |    0
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Posted by Manupix @ 4/2/2018 15:18  |    4
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Unsatisfied with your face? Don't worry! Just put on a mask.

The practice of putting on an artificial face is not new. Nearly every major ethnic group has created some kind of visage.

This week, I want you to pixel a mask of some sort. You can go as crazy as you want!

Canvas Size - Exactly. 32x32
Colors - Max. 12.
Transparency - Required
Animation - Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by Mandrill @ 4/2/2018 07:26  |    2
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The Game On! pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Game On! forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 4/2/2018 07:25  |    0
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We're kickstarting Rise of the Third Power!

I've been working on some pixel art assets for this RPG, like sprites, tiles, icons, etc.

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Posted by Caladium @ 3/26/2018 21:08  |    2

Quote of the Moment

Ripley: These people are here to protect you. They're soldiers.

Newt: It won't make any difference.

Ripley/Newt, Aliens

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