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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for May 2018. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel Art

Robots, Droids, Mechs..
by andylittle

#2 Pixel Art

Dungeon
by Yes-I-Do

#3 Pixel Art

Bhumi
by SovanJedi

#4 Pixel Art

Forest
by Yes-I-Do

#5 Pixel Art

Aoi meets Ista
by Fleja2003

#6 Pixel Art

Nude fencer battle animations
by Holmik

#7 Pixel Art

Leyla
by Cyangmou

#8 Pixel Art

...
by Deceiver

#9 Pixel Art

Dodonpachi Study
by ptoing

#10 Pixel Art

Wrestling mock up
by pop nebula dreamer

Posted by pyrometal @ 6/19/2018 11:58  |    0
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There are almost as many books and stories as people on earth. From Kafka's The Metamorphisis over Lovecraft's dark worlds to Stephen King's insane stories.

This week I want you to take your favourite book/story and pixel something inspired by it. Please make sure to put the title of your book/story in the description.

Canvas Size - Max. 400x400
Colors - Max. 32
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 @ 6/18/2018 08:32  |    1
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The Rain 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 Rain forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 6/18/2018 08:30  |    0
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In order to celebrate their 40,000 followers well known twitter site and frequent source of great art Pixel Dailies host a week-long collaborative theme where you have to pixel a portrait of yourself to be in their yearbook!

Go and check it out if you want your face immortalised.

Pixel Dailies Yearbook

 

Posted by Mandrill @ 6/15/2018 15:30  |    0
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We all love beating bosses in video games. We shoot, stab, smash, bludgeon them and make them explode.

This week I want you to pixel a sprite of an already beaten boss character. From humanoids over monsters to machines, everything goes!

Canvas Size - Max. 100x100
Colors - Max. 16
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 @ 6/11/2018 09:52  |    0
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The Cacti 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 Cacti forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 6/11/2018 09:51  |    0
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Hello, PJ!

On May 17th a game for which I produced pixel art over nearly 2 years was released on Steam - "The friends of Ringo Ishikawa". I was mainly responsible for  the static graphics, including locations/levels, item icons, UI, and Steam cards.

If I were to start over work on the project today I would draw certain game assets differently such as the trees and bushes for example. Anyway I'm glad that the game is finished and released and that people can now play it. Frankly speaking this is my first big game on Steam, and I want share it with PJ! I would appreciate any feedback you may have, especially in the area of the game's art.

Get it on Steam here!

Fight Scene

Sincerely, Artem Belov / Wedmak2.

Posted by Wedmak @ 5/30/2018 23:43  |    5
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I just love a rainy night...
- Eddie Rabbitt

There's something  wonderful and relaxing about rain, especially when it's already dark outside.

For this week's challenge I want you to depict rain. You are free to do whatever you want, Portraits, scenes or even sprites. Just make sure that there's some sort of rain in your pixel.
 

Canvas Size - Max. 350x350
Colors - Max. 32
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 @ 6/4/2018 06:37  |    2
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The What is that? 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 What is that? forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 6/4/2018 06:37  |    0

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Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau, Unknown Source

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