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It's that time of year again. Fool us this week by depicting a subject matter that you dislike/hate.

Canvas Size - Max 180 (width) x 120 (height).
Colours - Max 10.
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 3/30/2015 12:01:00 AM | 10 comments | Share
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The It's Not Easy Being Green 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 It's Not Easy Being Green forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 3/30/2015 | 0 comments | Share
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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.

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Posted by jalonso at 3/2/2015 5:21:00 AM | 10 comments | Share
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How a mystery pixel artist helped change newsroom culture at CNN in Atlanta.

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams at 3/24/2015 8:22:00 AM | 7 comments | Share
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For the past several months, Ego has been writing a book of tutorials!

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Posted by Ego at 3/23/2015 2:28:00 AM | 18 comments | Share
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Show a scene where something bad is just about to happen. For example, a piano that is just about to fall on someone's head.

Canvas Size - Max 128 x 128.
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 at 3/23/2015 12:01:00 AM | 4 comments | Share
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The Pi Day 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 Pi Day forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 3/23/2015 | 0 comments | Share
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Super Mario 64 fans are remaking the game in HD for PC!

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Posted by SpeedyCube at 3/15/2015 6:24:00 PM | 17 comments | Share
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for February 2015. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtFarmland game art by Helm
#2 Pixel Artmirror by atpalicis
#3 Pixel ArtUndergorund by Fool
#4 Pixel ArtDark Souls, beat them all Demake by Mr_Hk_
#5 Pixel ArtGone by Muxaun
#6 Pixel ArtBeauty and the Beast by Fool
#7 Pixel ArtComaLand by Mirage
#8 Pixel ArtMedici 2 by jalonso
#9 Pixel ArtYou, My Queen, Are The Fairest Of All by [thUg]
#10 Pixel ArtStar Path Aliens by albertov
Posted by jeremy at 3/16/2015 9:36:00 PM | 3 comments | Share
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As the 17th is St. Patrick's Day, this week's challenge is to create an image using shades of green taken from this Wikipedia page.

Only six colours from the palette are required, the rest you can choose yourself.

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 18. You must use a minimum of six colours from the palette shown below:



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 at 3/16/2015 12:02:00 AM | 2 comments | Share

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The government reaches inside your shirt and squeezes until your tit turns purple.

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