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Posted by Hapiel_old @ 1/31/2010 16:06  |    3
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It's time to head on over to the forum and vote for the latest pixel art challenge: Hands.

VOTE NOW!
Posted by skamocore @ 1/25/2010 00:01  |    0
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Challenge winner Xion Night wants you to create a mockup of a game, in any genre, that pits insect forces against one another.
For the purpose of this challenge anything that would fall under the category of "arthropod" is OK.

Canvas size - Exactly 240 (width) x 176 (height) -or-
                       Exactly 320 (width) x 240 (height).
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 skamocore @ 1/25/2010 00:01  |    28
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The Amusement Park Entrance pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Market Research Gone Wrong by Adam
Outerspace Park by Bubu
Meow-Park by Manupix


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Amusement Park Entrance forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 1/25/2010   |    1
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The Initial pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Initial: steaM Machine by TheManuz
E by Elk
G by Gas 13


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Initial forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 1/18/2010 03:44  |    6
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Posted by skamocore @ 1/18/2010 03:44  |    0
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Hands are Notoriously hard to draw. This week you are challenged to draw an image that features a hand or hands as the main focus.

I recommend checking out this tutorial if you need some help.

Canvas Size - Max 135 x 135.
Colours - Max 32.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by skamocore @ 1/18/2010 03:44  |    4
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2009. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

Posted by skamocore @ 1/16/2010 11:56  |    7
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After "Mega Man 9 : The Ambition's Revival" in Pure NES style on Next Gen Consoles, Capcom keep on going with "Dark Void Zero" on DSiWare.

Dark Void Zero on You Tube

And a "Mega Man 10" should be out this year in Japan.

Posted by [thUg] @ 1/13/2010 17:19  |    10
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If you like The Knife and chip music, then you gonna love this.

www.dataairlines.net/releases/data-airlines-the-knife-data013/

Posted by Frost @ 1/10/2010 20:09  |    4
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The Emancipate Your Harddrive pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Heart Attack (Revised) by SHANN0N
A noise in the moonlight by Bubu
'Tis a sad Life. by Jeremy


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Emancipate Your Harddrive forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 1/11/2010   |    1
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It's time to head on over to the forum and vote for the latest pixel art challenge: Initial.

VOTE NOW!
Posted by skamocore @ 1/11/2010   |    5
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Lollige challenges you to create your own original amusement park entrance. You may show the surrounding area, but keep the focus on the entrance.

Some examples of interesting real life amusement park entrances:
[1] [2] [3]

Canvas Size - Max 256 (width) x 128 (height).
Colors - Unrestricted.
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 skamocore @ 1/11/2010   |    8
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To kick off the year we want you to create an initial (essentially a decorative letter) for one of the letters of the English aphpabet.

Canvas Size - Min 60 x 60; Max 80 x 80. Square canvas.
Colours - Max 12.
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 skamocore @ 1/4/2010 00:01  |    19
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The That's So Last Decade pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Extra! Extra! by Jeremy
Pac-Man Armagedon by Chibi Robo
In the end... by TioLuko


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the That's So Last Decade forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 1/4/2010   |    3

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