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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 | 6 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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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 Live Long and Pixel 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 Live Long and Pixel forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 3/16/2015 | 1 comments | Share
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It's time once again for the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences to call for submissions for Into the Pixel, its annual traveling showcase of game concept and production artwork.
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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams at 3/12/2015 11:03:00 AM | 13 comments | Share
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How A Space Invader Took Over The International Space Station With 'Space2' Art Installation.
 

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Posted by 8 Bit Dreams at 3/11/2015 1:39:00 PM | 0 comments | Share
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According to the crazy American date system, Pi Day is this week. And it's a big one this year (3/14/15).

So, this week, create an image that depicts three regular-sized objects and a much smaller one (or a small portion of one of the big objects). For example three whole pies and a slice of pie.

The small object should be a small fraction of the other objects; roughly 1/7th the size is ideal (ie. the '.1415' of pi), but a little bit bigger or smaller is fine too.

You must use the colour: #314159.

Bonus imaginary points for submitting your entry at exactly 9:26:53am on March 14th.

Canvas Size - Max 141 x 141.
Colours - Max 31.
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 3/9/2015 12:20:00 AM | 7 comments | Share
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The A Nintendo Silly Symphony 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 A Nintendo Silly Symphony forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore at 3/9/2015 12:03:00 AM | 2 comments | Share
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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 | 3 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 | 1 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 | 1 comments | Share

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