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Create a caricature of one of the two main US presidential candidates - Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

Canvas Size - Max 64 x 64.
Colours - Max 16.
Transparency - No.
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 @ 10/31/2016   |    2
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The Backlit 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 Backlit forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 10/31/2016   |    0
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Well, it's that time of the year again. This week, using the color #BEDEAD, depict something death-related.

Canvas Size - Max 150 x 150.
Colours - Max 6.
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 @ 10/24/2016   |    4
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The Three Word Title 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 Three Word Title forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 10/24/2016   |    0
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There's only a few days until Owlboy -a game from DPad Studios founded by PJ member Snake- is released! In this special competition, we want you to design your own Owlboy poster. While you can use character designs and locations from Owlboy, you have to pixel everything yourself, including the title.

Top three entrants will win a copy of the game plus unique tropies for their profiles.

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Posted by Gecimen @ 10/19/2016 05:08  |    17
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for September 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtThorn-worms by Eldboll
#2 Pixel ArtMonster Mother mockup by Sohei
#3 Pixel Artsix chix mix by cure
#4 Pixel ArtFlesher by ponkadunk
#5 Pixel ArtNeurostaza - truck scene by -DE-
#6 Pixel ArtCreya by Cyangmou
#7 Pixel ArtRussian Hexquisite Collab Tiles by orangemagik
#8 Pixel ArtJourney by Oh-My-Stars
#9 Pixel Artcorgi racing by pop nebula dreamer
#10 Pixel ArtA delicious banana for dinner by Nevercreatur
 
Posted by Mandrill @ 10/18/2016 13:24  |    2
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Create a scene that is lit from behind.

Canvas Size - 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 20.
Transparency - No.
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 @ 10/17/2016   |    0
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The Polearms 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 Polearms forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 10/17/2016   |    0
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The latest PJer finds and creations

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Posted by jalonso @ 10/10/2016 07:45  |    1
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Using the Pico-8 restrictions, create a mock-up of a title screen for a new and original game.

The title of your made up game must have exactly three words in its title. Hyphenated words and contractions count as one word.

Links
The official Pico-8 website.
A helpful guide to the Pico-8 palette.
A good example of a Pico-8 title screen - by iLKke.

Canvas Size - Exactly 128 x 128.
Colours - Max 16. Use only the colours shown below:



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 @ 10/10/2016 00:02  |    14
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The Triangulate Pixel 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 Triangulate Pixel forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 10/10/2016   |    0
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New event happening on facebook and twitter called #octobit It's like inktober (drawings), only pixel art-themed this time. Make pixels and tag them with #octobit and boom, mass pixel art madness!. Found by Volrak_Rutra

Posted by jalonso @ 10/4/2016 07:54  |    5
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Create a sprite of a polearm weapon - real or fictional.

Canvas Size - Max 25 (width) x 250 (height).
Colours - Max 8.
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 skamocore @ 10/3/2016   |    4
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The Tree Monster Sprite 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 Tree Monster Sprite forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 10/3/2016   |    0

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