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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for January 2015. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtBrainBot Mk-VI by vierbit
#2 Pixel Artearly snow by Dex
#3 Pixel ArtShe Lurks in the Dark & Still Places by MashPotato
#4 Pixel ArtHunt for the Green Krysztahl! by ptoing
#5 Pixel ArtThe First Labour by Night
#6 Pixel ArtSurface Hell Background by Pukahuna
#7 Pixel ArtPixel Energy by Joecreates
#8 Pixel ArtUncle Pixou by CELS
#9 Pixel Artwhat the hell man ! by jeremy
#10 Pixel ArtItem Sprites by Crimso
Posted by Gecimen @ 2/25/2015 13:41  |    2
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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.
*Formerly Pixelpourri

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Posted by jalonso @ 2/3/2015 05:15  |    8
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Challenge winner, 8 Bit Dreams, wants you to design a NES mock-up based on a Disney Silly Symphony short.

It's strongly encouraged that your submission fits the NES requirements exactly (see below), but this is optional. You only need to use the correct colours and canvas size.



Canvas Size - Exactly 256 (width) x 224 (height).
Colours - Max 16 (must only be selected from the NES palette).
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 @ 2/23/2015 00:01  |    27
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The So Far Away 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 So Far Away forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 2/23/2015   |    0
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Meme Run developer in hot water

Ninja Pig Studios Accused of stealing pixel art for forthcoming Wii U release Jumpy Cat.

Posted by Damien McFerran

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams @ 2/18/2015 09:42  |    16
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The artist who gave computing a human face and often credited as the first pixelartist.

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams @ 2/19/2015 09:46  |    0
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PJ addons and more by skeddles and Yanrishatum

2 NEW addons just added !!!

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Posted by jalonso @ 2/16/2015 05:17  |    47
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Kids born today won't know what a pixel is, and that's a dream come true.
An article by Matt Smith on Digital Trends

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams @ 2/16/2015 13:18  |    14
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Depending on who you ask, it's either the Year of the Wood Goat or Sheep (...or Ram).

Either way, depict one of the above animals made from wood.

Canvas Size - Max 180 x 180.
Colours - Max 32.
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 @ 2/16/2015 00:05  |    5
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The B.C. (Before Columbus) 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 B.C. (Before Columbus) forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 2/16/2015   |    0
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GAME GRAPHICS VOLUME -1: PIXEL ART TECHNIQUES
Ever wondered how to make pixel art? Wonder no more!

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Posted by Mitch30 @ 2/11/2015 19:42  |    34
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Depict a long-distance relationship between two characters, both of whom are non-humanoids.

Canvas Size
- Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 14.
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 @ 2/9/2015 00:01  |    7
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The Ned Kelly 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 Ned Kelly forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 2/9/2015   |    5
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Pantone pixel art recreating famous works art and album covers

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams @ 2/6/2015 12:40  |    0
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PJers Fool and Dinofly have made a game.

Play here http://www.dojo.com/game/knight-fall

Posted by jalonso @ 2/4/2015 17:12  |    21
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Pixel artists Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon have recreated the iconic opening to The Simpsons for a tribute video that's so fantastic, it's hard to believe it's not official. Featuring music from Jeremy Dower, an interpretation of Danny Elfman's theme, the pixelated, chippy take on The Simpsons' intro is a beautiful, stylized homage.

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams @ 2/3/2015 06:25  |    24
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The Treehicle 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 Treehicle forum thread for more information.
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Posted by jeremy @ 2/2/2015 00:01  |    0
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Pixel a scene depicting daily life in an ancient American civilization. This
includes any ancient culture from North or South America.

Canvas size - Max 250 (width) x 150 (height).
Colours - Max 30.
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 jeremy @ 2/2/2015 00:01  |    3

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