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Pixeljoint is holding another palette competition which is open to everyone and is quite simple.
Submit your 15 color unique + original color palette.
The winning palette will be used in PJs next ISOcollab. Other award winners may also be used in other events and challenges.

Add a rare trophy to your profile.

Competition closes in 2 weeks, August 28, 2018. (OPEN!)

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Posted by Gecimen @ 8/13/2018 01:58  |    0
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The The Change 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 The Change forum thread for more information.
Posted by Mandrill @ 8/13/2018 06:23  |    0
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The latest official Pixel Joint isometric collab, featuring Dawnbringer's yet again another awesome award winning palette, Pirates of the ISObbean has just ended after 16 months!

The final image can be seen here, featuring 98 tiles, 32 participants, assembled between April 14, 2017 and August 12, 2018.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this collab and provided so much help to others in this 18 page thread. Special thanks to top contributors Irenaart & Reo for their amazing tiles that helped keeping the collab alive.

Our next iso collab will be announced shortly after we have the results of our next palette competition!

Posted by Gecimen @ 8/13/2018 01:29  |    10
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Falling asleep isn't easy sometimes. However, if you are lucky enough you might have a wonderful dream that you can recall the next day.

This week I want you to dig deep and depict a scene from a dream/nightmare that you can still remember. Playing cards with Abraham Lincoln or being chased by an elephant that wields swords with its trunk.

Canvas Size - 300x300.
Colors - Max. 32.
Transparency - No.
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 @ 8/6/2018 05:43  |    3
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The 3-colour Reflections 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 3-colour Reflections forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 8/6/2018 05:42  |    0
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Former challenge winner and top-notch pixel artist Fleja2003 has a great weekly for you!

Every person has a character arc. With time, experiences, or better understanding we all change as a person someway. Pixel a drawing that tells a story of this change in a way that is meaningful to you.

Canvas Size - Unrestricted.
Colors - Max. 16
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 @ 7/30/2018 04:32  |    8
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The Candyman 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 Candyman forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 7/30/2018 04:31  |    0
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This week is a real challenge!

Reflections are hard to pixel, but what do you do if you only got 3 colours to mess with?
I want you to put your pixel skills to the test and depict a scene that has a water reflection in it.

You can pixel what you want just make sure to only use 3 colours!

Canvas Size - Max. 200x200
Colors - Exactly 3
Transparency - No.
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 @ 7/23/2018 10:58  |    0
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The Tiny Houses 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 Houses forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 7/23/2018 10:58  |    1

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