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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for May 2019.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

"Bad company" mockup/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

"Bad company" mockup/pixelart

"Bad company" mockup
by andylittle

Forward a better World/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Forward a better World/pixelart

Forward a better World
by andylittle

Mockups/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Mockups/pixelart

Mockups
by skittle

100x100 characters/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

100x100 characters/pixelart

100x100 characters
by Shawn

Templars Rest/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Templars Rest/pixelart

Templars Rest
by Cyangmou

Soul Calibur 2 Demake/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Soul Calibur 2 Demake/pixelart

Soul Calibur 2 Demake
by Wolfenoctis

CT mockup/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

CT mockup/pixelart

CT mockup
by Gas 13

Returning Home To Dragon's Gate/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Returning Home To Dragon's Gate/pixelart

Returning Home To Dragon's Gate
by Woz

Hellboy/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

Hellboy/pixelart

Hellboy
by Mis-BUG

RoboCop/pixelart#{i} Pixel Art

RoboCop/pixelart

RoboCop
by W_D

Posted by Adarias @ 6/19/2019 16:18  |    1
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“You're flying Buzz!", "No Woody we're falling in style!”

I'm sure you have imagined at least once how specific scenes would look like from the eyes of a bird soaring in the sky. And this week puts you behind the eyes of that bird.

You can either choose between a top-down / top-down2 or an isometric view
 

The scene doesn't have to be something specific, however, make sure that a lot happens on the ground. A war scene, buzzing city or thrilling race are good examples.

Canvas Size - Exactly. 200 (Width) x 150 (Height)
Colours - Max. 20
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 @ 6/17/2019 10:14  |    0
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The Nightlord 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 Nightlord forum thread for more information.
Read the full post...

Posted by Mandrill @ 6/17/2019 10:13  |    0
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Volume 3 of the book series Masters of Pixel Art has been put on Kickstarter, running until 1st of July.
Several members from Pixel Joint are featured, as was the case for the previous volumes of the series.

The book can also be preordered through Nice Pixel.

>> Promotional Video
>> Kickstarter
>> Info on Nicepixel

Posted by prowler @ 6/11/2019 07:32  |    0
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Perhaps one of the most memorable photographs from the incidents in Tiananmen Square on 1989 was a single civilian stopping a convoy of tanks by standing in front of them. For the 30th year of the incidents, this week we ask you to draw a scene or sprite involving a single standing figure, seen from behind.

Canvas Size - Max. 200 x 200
Colours - Max. 32
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 @ 6/10/2019 03:37  |    0
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The Crayolablind 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 Crayolablind forum thread for more information.
Read the full post...

Posted by Gecimen @ 6/10/2019 03:37  |    0
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Are you afraid of the dark? Well, you should be!

This week, I want you to give me top-notch nightmare fuel. Pixel a scene or a sprite of a creature that lurks in the dark and preys upon it's victims. The more nightmare inducing the better!

Canvas Size - Max. 200 x 200
Colours - Max. 18
Transparency - Optional.
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 @ 6/3/2019 05:16  |    4
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The Re-Animator 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 Re-Animator forum thread for more information.
Read the full post...

Posted by Mandrill @ 6/3/2019 05:16  |    0
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PJs next isometric collaboration has begun on the forum.

This time, we will draw an alien planet! This includes all sorts of aliens, civilized or monster, alien buildings or nests, humans landing and/or exploring, spaceships or UFOs, alien habitat, alien geography (e.g. flying isles), laboratories, and everything sci-fi. Hello aliens, we come in peace!

This project features AdigunPolack's award winning palette.

Read all the details and the project rules HERE.

Posted by Gecimen @ 5/29/2019 06:56  |    2

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