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A fan-made Castlevania, Star Path (albertov) and Crosscode (T-Free)

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams at 2/24/2015 10:43:00 AM | 2 comments | Share
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Create an image that incorporates the Star Trek insignia cluster shown below. Make sure that the cluster is a single, solid colour.

Your image must also include the science uniform blue (#0085c8). The blue can be used anywhere in the image, it doesn't have to be within the insignia cluster.

No resizing, rotating, or flipping.



Enlarged:



R.I.P. Leonard Nimoy (1931 - 2015)

Canvas Size - Max 128 x 128.
Colours - Max 16.
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 at 3/2/2015 12:01:00 AM | 0 comments | Share
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The Year of the Yang 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 Year of the Yang forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 3/2/2015 | 0 comments | Share
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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 at 2/25/2015 1:41:00 PM | 2 comments | Share
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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.
*Formerly Pixelpourri

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Posted by jalonso at 2/3/2015 5:15:00 AM | 8 comments | Share
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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 at 2/23/2015 12:01:00 AM | 27 comments | Share
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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 at 2/23/2015 | 0 comments | Share
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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 at 2/18/2015 9:42:00 AM | 16 comments | Share
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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 at 2/19/2015 9:46:00 AM | 0 comments | Share

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