Pixel Art Challenge: Special Snowflake


I'm aware that some of you were ambivalent about previous challenge, having both joy (of it being challenging) and pain (for lack of time for it), so this week we are going for something completely different - one of those low entry treshold (easy to make, hard to master) challlenges, which you can do in 10 minutes, but to compete with others you will have to put much more creativity into it.

The challenge is to draw a snowflake using only #ffffff white and transparency on 64x64 canvas.

I've provided a template to make it easier, but you don't have to use it, as long as your snowflake will have hexagonal symmetry (the template is wider so we can have clean, pixel art, 1:2 lines).


Of course, as always, you are allowed to provide as many separate challenge entries as you like.

Canvas Size - exactly 64x64.
Colours - exactly 2 (#ffffff + transparency).
Transparency - required.
Animation - no.

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

Posted by gawrone @ 1/16/2023 03:12  |    2


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gawrone (Level 11 Dimetrodon) @ 1/16/2023 07:57

Thank you for precising this. I imagine making this only fit the canvas without symmetry wouldn't look snowflakey at all. I rush to fix this.

eishiya (Level 7 Bunyip) @ 1/16/2023 07:31

By "(quasi) hexagonal design", do you mean the snowflake needs to have hexagonal symmetry, or is it enough that the canvas is hexagonal?

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