Pixel Art Challenge: Tiny instrument


We are all familiar with the World's smallest violin, but what about the tiniest guitar or piano?

Now it's your turn to pixel such an instrument.

Canvas Size - Max 64 (width) x 64 (height).
Colours - Max 12.
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 Mandrill @ 1/23/2017 07:20  |    16


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osmasker (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 1/27/2017 00:22

Guys, there are at least 6 instuments rotting in the public queue. Get those votes out please.

ParkerBabyDiaperCompany (Level 4 Team Leader) @ 1/24/2017 10:10

A small sprite? Maybe I will enter a challenge for once. 

Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 1/24/2017 08:33

If it fits inside your palm, it's small enough.

Jinn (Level 11 Godfather) @ 1/24/2017 08:23

And what about different resolutions and screen sizes? 

Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 1/24/2017 08:21

The scale ratio of your sprite will be 1:1 Jamie

Jinn (Level 11 Godfather) @ 1/24/2017 07:54

How will one know it's tiny without something else for scale comparison? 

Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 1/24/2017 06:27

Only 1 Instrument and just the instrument

Lucas- (Level 3 Enforcer) @ 1/24/2017 03:49

Can we make a character playing it or just the instrument by itself?

Drazile (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 1/23/2017 16:29

Can we have multiple instruments?

osmasker (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 1/23/2017 11:15

I guess so? I don't think electrical instruments are excluded. Theremin or keyboards are totally instruments. Maybe laptops are not admissible, but I think Skrillex is not on PJ. :P

Mandrill (Level 8 Partner) @ 1/23/2017 11:12

Every instrument you can think of even an otamatone

zedOFF (Level 1 Intern) @ 1/23/2017 10:59

Do the otamatone counts as musical instrument???

Eggy (Level 4 Deputy) @ 1/23/2017 10:55

So... Can we do any instrument we like (besides a violin) or are we limited to the guitar/piano?

osmasker (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 1/23/2017 07:54

Thanks Daruda. I like it too that the challenge has a smaller scale this time. :)

Daruda (Level 4 Button Man) @ 1/23/2017 07:46

@osmasker, you simply have to do a piece without background. just the piece with around trasparency in a 64x64 tile. 

pretty cool  challenge, it's small enough that it's doable!

osmasker (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 1/23/2017 07:34

I have probably the most stupid question, but "Transparency: Required"; does this mean that we are not allowed to make a background, and therefore make everything around the instrument trasparent? Thanks in advance <3

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