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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!
 
Novembers's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Quiara
  2. Hapiel
  3. Jinn


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

Posted by Hapiel @ 12/1/2020 12:05  |    2
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Challenge winner Eggy is proud to present you a challenge themed around her favorite thing: wizards!

Draw a scene involving one or more wizards of any kind. For this you will pick 2 palettes from the list below, one is exclusively for the wizard(s) and one only for the background. So both the background and the foreground will have exactly 4 unique colors.

Bonus challenge: Depict Gargamel (Eggy's favorite)

Canvas Size - Max 120x80 or 80x120
Colors - Exactly 8, pick 2 palettes, separate foreground and background as explained above.
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 Hapiel @ 11/30/2020 01:10  |    0
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The Trading Card Game 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 Trading Card Game forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Hapiel @ 11/30/2020 01:07  |    0
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One of the best pixel activities of the year, Pixelation's annual Secret Santa will be held on Pixel Joint this year, due to circumstances (of course with permission from its previous organiser, Atnas). If you'd like to participate all you need to do is hit on this thread and type "I'm in" and note what you'd like or wouldn't like from your Santa this christmas.
Make sure to sign up before December 6th.

Please only sign up if you are absolutely certain you can finish your gift. Have fun!

Posted by Gecimen @ 11/26/2020 08:22  |    1
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This week, we want you to pixel a block of material - any single material in the shape of the first letter of its name. For example an S-shaped stone block or a W-shaped water. Feel free with the material selection, it's perfectly ok to choose a mixture such as soil or even stuff like plants (such as "G stands for Grass"). You're free to make a background or leave it transparent.

Please name your piece in the format of "X stands for Xxx".

Canvas Size - 100x100 max.
Colors - Max 12
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 Gecimen @ 11/23/2020 00:05  |    0
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The National colors 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 National colors forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 11/23/2020 00:03  |    0
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This week we want you to pick one of the four templates and create a card based on the element associated with it.

Fire (orange) - Air (yellow) - Earth (green) - Water (blue)

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It can be a creature, a spell or anything of your choice.
In the description, you can write what the card does in details, etc.

You can modify the template as you deem fitting, but the card color has to remain similar to the template color.

Bonus Challenge: Make an entry for each element.

Canvas Size - 78 x 100 (same as template)
Colors - Max 25
Transparency - Optional, only for the corners.
Animation - No.



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

Posted by Jinn @ 11/16/2020 12:46  |    0
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The Memories of the Past 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 Memories of the Past forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Jinn @ 11/16/2020 12:44  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for October 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Skull Study/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Skull Study/pixelart

Skull Study
by DawnBringer

The Blight Thicket/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

The Blight Thicket/pixelart

The Blight Thicket
by aamatniekss

5 Tile High Club/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

5 Tile High Club/pixelart

5 Tile High Club
by Wolfenoctis

Jack is back/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Jack is back/pixelart

Jack is back
by andylittle

The seal was broken.../pixelart#5 Pixel Art

The seal was broken.../pixelart

The seal was broken...
by Reo

#/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

#/pixelart

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by kartonnnyi

Rogue gnome/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Rogue gnome/pixelart

Rogue gnome
by Winoma_s

Let's hunt some ghosts!/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Let's hunt some ghosts!/pixelart

Let's hunt some ghosts!
by DarkfalzX

Back to USSR mockup/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Back to USSR mockup/pixelart

Back to USSR mockup
by andylittle

Cloaked Bone Dude/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Cloaked Bone Dude/pixelart

Cloaked Bone Dude
by Dillerkind

Posted by Adarias @ 11/15/2020 06:13  |    1

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