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This week, we want you to draw a well known game character. But with a twist - a gender twist to be specific. So, pick your favorite video game character and draw it in the opposite gender, as a sprite, in a scene or in a mockup.

Canvas Size - Max. 160*90 (vertical or horizontal)
Colours - Max. 18 colors.
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 Gecimen @ 6/29/2020 07:15  |    0
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The White Pony 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 White Pony forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 6/29/2020 07:15  |    0
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Hail to all the people who devote their lives to make us laugh; even though they often fail to do so. This week, we want you to draw a scene or sprite that involves a clown, joker or harlequin.

Canvas Size - Max. 133*133
Colours - Max. 13 colors.
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 @ 6/22/2020 05:59  |    3
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The Jona's Monster 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 Jona's Monster forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 6/22/2020 05:59  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for May 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

The Mask of Loki/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

The Mask of Loki/pixelart

The Mask of Loki
by Jinn

Random Sprite Dump 3/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Random Sprite Dump 3/pixelart

Random Sprite Dump 3
by Wolfenoctis

Titania the Tower [New Soundtrack]/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Titania the Tower [New Soundtrack]/pixelart

Titania the Tower [New Soundtrack]
by Fleja2003

Sailormoonredraw/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Sailormoonredraw/pixelart

Sailormoonredraw
by ohodavi

Howl's Moving Castle/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Howl's Moving Castle/pixelart

Howl's Moving Castle
by Alphonso6

Refinery tiles/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Refinery tiles/pixelart

Refinery tiles
by MathiasHappy Birthday 4/18

Lone Wolf/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Lone Wolf/pixelart

Lone Wolf
by Jinn

Trash Food Factory/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Trash Food Factory/pixelart

Trash Food Factory
by MathiasHappy Birthday 4/18

rook/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

rook/pixelart

rook
by jok

Force Majeure/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Force Majeure/pixelart

Force Majeure
by orangemagik

Posted by Adarias @ 6/21/2020 06:37  |    4
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This week marks the 20th anniversary of another great album, White Pony by Deftones. Aside from the songs, the album was also famous for its pony silhouette not being a pony, but a horse.

This week, we want you to draw a horse (of any color), either within a scene or as a separate sprite.

Canvas Size - Max. 160*120
Colours - Max. 10 colors.
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 Gecimen @ 6/15/2020 07:09  |    0
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The ISO On Mars 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 ISO On Mars forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 6/15/2020 07:08  |    0
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Welcome to another "pixel what you see" challenge. The wonderful picture below shows a piece from Irena's nephew Jona.

Interpret his artwork and pixel what you see. You are free to rotate or flip the image as you please.

Inspiration links Pare's Dream - Galt's World - Natalie's Drawing - Pearl's Story - Drawer Geeks!

Canvas Size - Exactly 240 x 175 (either horizontal or vertical).
Colors - Max 32.
Transparency - No.
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 @ 6/8/2020 08:34  |    5

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