Pixel Art Challenge: Start your Engines!


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This week's challenge, PJ Concept Motors,  comes from panorama challenge winner, raynoa. PJ Concept Motors = Pixelling a concept car or vehicle. Vehicle must have connection with some pixelart technique. For example, some zoomed dither technique on the hood, or square pixelled lights, pixelled-dither pattern on wheels, etc. Start your engines!

Rules:
  • Colors - 26 including transparency if used
  • Canvas Size - 190 x 140 max.
  • Transparency - Allowed (www.iaza.com)
  • Animation - Allowed
  • Other - The pixel must contain a 'PJ Motor' label using original pixel fonts. It can be placed anywhere on the canvas but should be artistically placed.

Tips/Refs -
Usually concept cars are drawn in different angles and perspectives, so feel free to experiment with it. Isometric is cool.

Here are some tutorials on concept cars.
http://archive.cardesignnews.com/studio/tutorials/index.php
http://husseindesign.deviantart.com/art/painting-a-car-digitally-7058328

This is a gallery of a concept car designer, for inspiration.
http://husseindesign.deviantart.com/gallery/

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

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 9/24/2007 00:40  |    6

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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 9/24/2007 09:00
that challenge fits an idea that i have in my head for months now.. i think i'm in.

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raynoa (Level 5 Soldier) @ 9/24/2007 05:45
2jalonso: yes, of course, zoomed pixels will also be suitable here.

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jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 9/24/2007 05:08
I understood it to be that the paint job on the vehicle can use for example, 2x pixels for design?

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raynoa (Level 5 Soldier) @ 9/24/2007 04:06
2Stickman: I mean that you can try to use square forms in designing of vehicle.

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Stickman (Level 6 SWAT) @ 9/24/2007 03:33
Good challenge! I'm a little confused about the "pixel art technique" bit. I'm just wondering if someone can make it a little more clear: "..must have connection with some pixel technique" as opposed to what exactly?

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OMGFossil (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 9/24/2007 02:18
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