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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies

 
February's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Drea
  2. Hapiel
  3. SeDiceBisonte


And February's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) Wolfenoctis

Posted by Christoballs @ 3/2/2021 01:11  |    0
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Create an animation of something rotating around its own axis! Any axis is allowed, as long as your animation has at least 2 unique positions that can't be made by flipping or rotating the canvas.

Example: 
Cart Racer

Bonus challenge: Use an odd number of frames.

Canvas Size - Max 64x64.
Colours - Max. 20:
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Yes, required.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Gecimen @ 3/1/2021 04:19  |    0
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The C64 Demake 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 C64 Demake forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 3/1/2021 04:19  |    1
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For The Legend of Zelda's 35th anniversary, we want you to redesign Link's classic NES sprite:
https://www.spriters-resource.com/fullview/8366/


This challenge is based on the same premise as "The New Bomber" challenge we had back in 2014, which you can check out if you want some inspiration:
https://pixeljoint.com/pixels/poll.asp?id=1395


The sprite must be original work - no sprite edits will be accepted. Feel free to change style and game genre, too!

Canvas size: Max 48x 48.
Colours: Max 8.
Transparency: Required, don't forget it counts as a colour!
Animation: Optional.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by Christoballs @ 2/22/2021 01:13  |    0
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The Precious 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 Precious pixel forum thread for more information.

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Posted by Christoballs @ 2/22/2021 01:12  |    2
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for January 2021.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Faces in palettes 3/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Faces in palettes 3/pixelart

Faces in palettes 3
by jeremy

A glimpse of freedom/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

A glimpse of freedom/pixelart

A glimpse of freedom
by jok

The cursed Knight/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

The cursed Knight/pixelart

The cursed Knight
by vierbit

Isometric Environments/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Isometric Environments/pixelart

Isometric Environments
by Trick17

Hidden Beach/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Hidden Beach/pixelart

Hidden Beach
by cure

Ori and the Pixel Forest./pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Ori and the Pixel Forest./pixelart

Ori and the Pixel Forest.
by Luca

Wooddo, animated/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Wooddo, animated/pixelart

Wooddo, animated
by Fool

Pegmode - Eastern Retrograde Memories/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Pegmode - Eastern Retrograde Memories/pixelart

Pegmode - Eastern Retrograde Memories
by IjjoTho

Underwater life/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Underwater life/pixelart

Underwater life
by Jinn

Red Dragon/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Red Dragon/pixelart

Red Dragon
by Emperor_Pixel

Posted by Adarias @ 2/20/2021 15:52  |    5
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Our latest collab Planet ISO is finally complete. Gawrone has become the all time record breaker with an incredible number of 19 tiles in total!!

The new palette compo for our next ISO collab -which is medieval themed- has already begun, be sure to participate!

You can drop the name suggestions for the medieval collab here. The only rule is that it has to have ISO within the name just like our previous collabs - ISOtopes, PrehISOria and such.

Posted by Gecimen @ 2/16/2021 05:21  |    17
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This week, we want you to imagine & pixel the Commodore 64 demake of an existing game that wasn't actually released for Commodore 64. You can add/remove/change any features of the game as you want. You do not need to stick with one of the C64 graphic modes, however:

Optional bonus challenge: Meet the criteria of one of the graphic modes of C64.

Canvas Size - Exactly 320x200 px, horizontal.
Colours - Max. 16 use the C64 palette:

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 Gecimen @ 2/15/2021 02:11  |    1
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The Pixie pixels 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 Pixie pixels forum thread for more information.
Read the full post...

Posted by Gecimen @ 2/15/2021 02:06  |    0

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