Pixel Art Challenge: Monochromatic Masterpiece


This is week's challenge is not only about creating a top-notch piece of pixel art. No, no, I also want you to craft a monochromatic palette.

You can choose from the following colours which have to be the base of your palette. However, choose wisely! Each of the hues has a theme attached to it that doesn't quite fit with what you would normaly connect with it.

Yellow (jungle, forest, fields)

Green (drought, desert, barrens)

Blue (fire, lava, heat)

Red (ice, cold, snow)

Canvas Size - Max. 300x300
Colors - Max. 7.
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 Mandrill @ 2/5/2018 09:10  |    11


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Doppleganger (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 2/11/2018 10:13

For those not sure and not reading the wiki article...

Monochromatic = 1 hue, and varying colors based on tint(white) and shades(black). 
Tone is also included, but is simply a mix of black/white added to the hue (ie; gray). 

Above is an acceptable array of colors to choose from.

fkbm (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 2/8/2018 00:07

Technically no. It should be a tint of Red, Green, Yellow or Blue. So you might get away with pink and black, skyblue and white, but black and white no. :)

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 2/7/2018 13:24

max. 7 colors... so, technically, monochrome 2 color-pixels consisting of only black and white are okay?

Mandrill (Level 9 Vice President) @ 2/6/2018 18:00


ArmyFrog (Level 5 Captain) @ 2/6/2018 15:35

Do all the colors need to be the same hue?

fkbm (Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 2/6/2018 00:08

Green: Post-Nuclear-(Bomb|Accident) base or desert.

ArmyFrog (Level 5 Captain) @ 2/5/2018 15:29

This is very interesting...

Taertage (Level 1 Gangster) @ 2/5/2018 11:02

Some ideas of mine, feel free to use 'em:

Yellow: savanna, autumn forest

Green: ? good luck

Blue: Indonesia's Kawah ljen volcano

Red: Polar sunset, polar bear bloodbath, ice cream

Tenebrae (Level 2 Dealer) @ 2/5/2018 09:36

Awesome, red ice.

PixelDust (Level 7 Mass Murderer) @ 2/5/2018 09:20

Mhhh interesting challenge and 300x300 max size two

I will definitely take advantage of that

although the Yellow theme will probably be the easiest one to do since you can createwood, grass, leaves that actually looks like colors a "normal forest" will have
but I guess every challenge needs an easy mode

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