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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtShadow Summon by Joecreates
#2 Pixel ArtOverzealous by mwambi
#3 Pixel ArtMulata by Jinn
#4 Pixel ArtPonyo by the sea by Mr_Hk_
#5 Pixel ArtSpaceGirl by Adcrusher
#6 Pixel ArtGreen Noise by Finlal
#7 Pixel ArtTear Grants by Lakelezz
#8 Pixel ArtCloudy Night by BlackFang
#9 Pixel Artpixel10int logo by tomic
#10 Pixel ArtElf by mwambi
Posted by Mandrill @ 7/19/2016 06:22  |    5
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Pixel a robot with an art nouveau design.

Briefly: art nouveau focuses on elaborate curves and organic-looking decorations.

Canvas Size
- Max 250 x 250.
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 @ 7/18/2016 00:01  |    1
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The Sprite Recolour 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 Sprite Recolour forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 7/18/2016   |    0
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Iceberg started a little campaign offering other pixel artists and game developers promote their products or themselves through physical adverts in our game, Retro Highway.
Details can be found at TIG HERE. PJ Forum thread HERE

Posted by Iceberg @ 7/11/2016 09:06  |    1
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Bastille Day is July 14th, so this week's challenge is to create an image that includes the Eiffel Tower. It can be the central focus or somewhere in the background.

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 14.
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 @ 7/11/2016 00:01  |    3
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The 512. 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 512. forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 7/11/2016 00:01  |    0
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Check out this cool program (Paint of Persia (get it? (get it!?))) for rotoscoping into pixel art.
This app reates great hybrid pixelart and for someone needing to generate game assets can be very useful.

https://dunin.itch.io/ptop

Posted by feiss @ 6/29/2016 18:59  |    1
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Summer Games Done Quick (aka SGDQ) is live on https://www.twitch.tv/gamesdonequick

 

Over the course of  this gaming marathon speed runners try to complete all your favourite games, ranging from nostalgia-triggering retro classics to the most recent releases, as quickly as possible.

 

 

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Posted by Lakelezz @ 7/5/2016 13:57  |    2
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Design a sprite of an original character, then create at least two alternate colour schemes or outfits for that character.

Canvas size - Each individual sprite must be a maximum of 32 x 32. The total canvas size, however, is unrestricted.
Colours - Max 32 for the entire image.
Transparency - Required.
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 @ 7/4/2016   |    11

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