Pixel Art Challenge: Finding Unusual Beauty

Beauty is about more than being skinny, having perfect skin and hair, ripped muscles or big breasts, more than being new, shiny and perfectly formed. Portray a person or object from every day life that does not conform to classic standards of beauty, but in a beautiful way.
  • 32 colours max
  • Transparency & animation optional
  • NO canvas restriction
The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by Ensellitis @ 5/28/2007 00:20  |    14


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pain (Level 9 Nidan) @ 5/30/2007 08:02
nice and challenging ...

gorgothon destroyer (Level 1 Depressed) @ 5/28/2007 12:32
This is hard, since beauty is in the eye of the beholder ha

Faktablad (Level 6 SWAT) @ 5/28/2007 08:52
What a cool challenge idea.

MashPotato (Level 7 Underboss) @ 5/28/2007 08:52
This sounds interesting, I hope I have some time this week.  Heehee, insects are what came to my mind first too ^_~

Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 5/28/2007 08:49
bugs are ugly, just ugly...  no beauty at all

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 5/28/2007 08:47
I expect a lot of BUGS

Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 5/28/2007 03:08
In that case, I hope I have the time to do it in a week :p.. Ok ill enter this time :)

Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 5/28/2007 03:06
sure you do...  everyone has the skill, they just need to take the time and effort to use it.

Hapiel (Level 11 Admiral) @ 5/28/2007 03:02
I have an idea.. but the question is, do I have the skills to do something with it?

Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 5/28/2007 02:29
finite: thats fine by me, I suck at art :(

Fool: I suppose if you're ugly enough ;p

Fool (Level 6 SWAT) @ 5/28/2007 01:43
Heh, tough task, I'd say, when everythig around you is ugly and terrifying - people, places, things and only one ... well, are selfportraits allowed?

NuffinInMyMuffin (Level 1 Rookie) @ 5/28/2007 01:39
I have an idea...*snicker*...

finite (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 5/28/2007 01:07
Cool idea... this is a lot more cerebral than the usual challenges, more akin to fine art than pixel. ;) Will make a nice change. If there's one thing I've learned it's that you can get way too bogged down in techniques and technicalities, and forget about the art. I do it all the time. :)

iSTVAN (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 5/28/2007 00:35
I really like the sound of this challenge. Looking forward to seeing what people do!

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