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In order to celebrate their 40,000 followers well known twitter site and frequent source of great art Pixel Dailies host a week-long collaborative theme where you have to pixel a portrait of yourself to be in their yearbook!

Go and check it out if you want your face immortalised.

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Posted by Mandrill @ 6/15/2018 15:30  |    0
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We all love beating bosses in video games. We shoot, stab, smash, bludgeon them and make them explode.

This week I want you to pixel a sprite of an already beaten boss character. From humanoids over monsters to machines, everything goes!

Canvas Size - Max. 100x100
Colors - Max. 16
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 Mandrill @ 6/11/2018 09:52  |    0
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The Cacti 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 Cacti forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 6/11/2018 09:51  |    0
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Hello, PJ!

On May 17th a game for which I produced pixel art over nearly 2 years was released on Steam - "The friends of Ringo Ishikawa". I was mainly responsible for  the static graphics, including locations/levels, item icons, UI, and Steam cards.

If I were to start over work on the project today I would draw certain game assets differently such as the trees and bushes for example. Anyway I'm glad that the game is finished and released and that people can now play it. Frankly speaking this is my first big game on Steam, and I want share it with PJ! I would appreciate any feedback you may have, especially in the area of the game's art.

Get it on Steam here!

Fight Scene

Sincerely, Artem Belov / Wedmak2.

Posted by Wedmak @ 5/30/2018 23:43  |    5
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I just love a rainy night...
- Eddie Rabbitt

There's something  wonderful and relaxing about rain, especially when it's already dark outside.

For this week's challenge I want you to depict rain. You are free to do whatever you want, Portraits, scenes or even sprites. Just make sure that there's some sort of rain in your pixel.
 

Canvas Size - Max. 350x350
Colors - Max. 32
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 Mandrill @ 6/4/2018 06:37  |    2
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The What is that? 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 What is that? forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 6/4/2018 06:37  |    0
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Eleven artists took part in the teamwork competition, for which the participants had to submit line art, and then had to finish someone elses line art to which they were randomly assigned!

This competition was judged by PJ members and moderators: Cyangmou, Jinn, Dawnbringer, slym, skeddles, skamocore, pyrometal, Mandrill and myself (Hapiel)

The winners:

First place goes to Jeremy (lines) and Arkan85 (colors)

Second place goes to Nevercreature (lines) and Jeremy (colors)

Third place goes to jackhummer (lines) and JerryPie (colors)

All of the other particicpants receive a participation trophy, check them out here!

Thank you everyone for taking part, and congratulations to the winners! I hope we can organise more interesting collaboration events in the future, feel free to suggest some!

Posted by Hapiel @ 5/30/2018 05:40  |    3
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They sting, are green and don't need much water to stay alive. Something that is that resilient must have a lot to talk about.

This week I want you to pixel a cactus that has come alive. You can do a sprite, portrait or basically anything you want, it's up to you.


Canvas Size
 - Max. 100x100.
Colors - Max. 16.
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 Mandrill @ 5/28/2018 11:40  |    5
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The Tiny Tanks 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 Tiny Tanks forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 5/28/2018 11:39  |    1

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The impulse of the American woman to geld her husband and castrate her sons is very strong.

John Steinbeck, Unknown Source

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