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A @Pixel_Dailies competition is running today.

The theme today is #CuteMonster. Upload your artwork to twitter and tag it with @pixel_dailies, #pixel_dailies, and #CuteMonster. Only one entry per person is allowed. The competition ends at 11pm UTC Thursday. Thanks to @SiegeGames there are two Steam keys for Crea up for grabs. One prize will be awarded to the best pixel art, and the second will go to a random submission. Good luck!

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PS Pixeljointers: There is occasionally a time delay in posting the news here so please note the end time.
 
Posted by eigenbom at 10/1/2014 3:58:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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The Impact! 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 Impact! forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 9/29/2014 | 0 comments | Share
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Show something that is upside down in an otherwise rightside up image.

Canvas Size
- Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 25.
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 at 9/29/2014 | 6 comments | Share
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It's Thursday, so another @Pixel_Dailies competition is running today!

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Posted by eigenbom at 9/24/2014 4:06:00 PM | 4 comments | Share
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The latest collection of PJer finds, creations and other stuff.
Featuring a must see awesome video by mikdog.
Includes work by
FrankieSmileShow, Argyle and cure.

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Posted by jalonso at 8/31/2014 5:45:00 AM | 16 comments | Share
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The Street View 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 Street View forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 9/22/2014 | 1 comments | Share
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Create a headshot portrait using only these ten colours taken from L'Oréal's lipstick range. It can be a portrait of any person you want; Barack Obama, your hairdresser, an original character, etc...

Optional Bonus Challenge - Use all of the colours!



Canvas Size - Max 90 x 90.
Colours - Min 6; max 10.
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 at 9/22/2014 | 10 comments | Share
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Another @Pixel_Dailies competition is running today. For this competition you must create a dungeon delving hero, the kind that might appear in the roguelike genre of games. Upload your artwork to twitter and tag it with @pixel_dailies and #Hero. Only one entry per person is allowed. The competition ends at 11pm UTC Thursday. 

Thanks to @Cuddigan from Priority Interrupt there are two Steam keys for Delver up for grabs. One prize will be awarded to the best pixel art, and the second will go to a random submission. Good luck!

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PS Pixeljointers: Sorry about the time delay in posting the news but there's a time lag between eigenbom and jalonso. Be sure to follow @Pixel_Dailies to get the announcement as soon as it happens. We're also running themes everyday and they are posted like clockwork at around 11pm UTC.

Posted by eigenbom at 9/17/2014 4:26:00 PM | 3 comments | Share
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for August 2014. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtHalfway - Intro by Cyangmou
#2 Pixel ArtBattle Shark by jtfjtfjtf
#3 Pixel ArtRosalina and Luma spinning by Frario
#4 Pixel ArtGillbert the Sharkberdier by -DE-
#5 Pixel ArtEnranged Toy Machine by Eldboll
#6 Pixel ArtCrafty's Dragon by CraftyPixeI
#7 Pixel ArtNo Exit by Lyud
#8 Pixel ArtTilemap 32x32 by TimJonsson
#9 Pixel ArtTree Study - 1 by ADrawingMan
#10 Pixel ArtPiggies by Max Marshall
Posted by Gecimen at 9/17/2014 4:56:00 AM | 6 comments | Share
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Create an image showing some kind of physical impact occurring - A car crash, a meteor hitting Earth, atoms colliding in a particle accelerator, etc...

Canvas Size - Max 225 x 225.
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 9/15/2014 12:01:00 AM | 0 comments | Share

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