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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.
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Posted by jalonso at 1/7/2015 6:01:00 PM | 12 comments | Share
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The Brain Bot 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 Brain Bot forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 1/26/2015 | 1 comments | Share
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It's Australia Day, so this week's theme is the infamous outlaw, Ned Kelly. Your image can be anything from a portrait of the man himself to a creative interpretation of his iconic armour.

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 26.
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 1/26/2015 | 2 comments | Share
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Hey guys, I'm running a new 24 hour pixel art competition over at Pixel_Dailies.

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Posted by eigenbom at 1/24/2015 2:08:00 AM | 1 comments | Share
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Open Pixel Platformer, a game collaboration project hosted by Hapiel on the PJ forum first began in May 2013. Due to lack of time and technical difficulties the project stalled for a while but is back stronger than ever with Damian and Noburo joining in as Project Managers.

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Posted by Hapiel at 1/18/2015 3:43:00 PM | 3 comments | Share
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Design a vehicle based on an existing species of plant. For example, a spaceship based on Sturt's Desert Pea. Consider things like the shape, colour, and the plant's natural habitat when creating your vehicle.

Canvas Size
- Max 256 x 256.
Colours - Max 25.
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 1/19/2015 12:01:00 AM | 12 comments | Share
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The The Pantone 16 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 Pantone 16 forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 1/19/2015 | 2 comments | Share
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2014. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtShovel Knight Redo by Snake
#2 Pixel ArtKnights of the Seasons by Eldboll
#3 Pixel Art[secret santa 2014] 4am at the river by tomic
#4 Pixel Artclick bawk caw by binderbear
#5 Pixel ArtStranded by Gas 13
#6 Pixel ArtExcuse me lady, but I think your head is screaming by Jinn
#7 Pixel ArtPortrait of the Artist as a Young Redneck by cure
#8 Pixel ArtNecrotic Dshinn by Mandrill
#9 Pixel ArtFaces in Palettes by jeremy
#10 Pixel ArtPlanete Atari by exocet
Posted by Gecimen at 1/16/2015 2:35:00 AM | 6 comments | Share
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Happy new year! @Pixel_Dailies is running their first competition for 2015 today. The theme is #Moonman.

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Posted by eigenbom at 1/15/2015 2:16:00 AM | 3 comments | Share
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The Pixel Joint Turns Ten 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 Pixel Joint Turns Ten forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 1/12/2015 12:10:00 AM | 0 comments | Share

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