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We are all familiar with the World's smallest violin, but what about the tiniest guitar or piano?

Now it's your turn to pixel such an instrument.

Canvas Size - Max 64 (width) x 64 (height).
Colours - Max 12.
Transparency - Required.
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 @ 1/23/2017 07:20  |    8
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The Vice Versa 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 Vice Versa forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 1/23/2017 06:37  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtFriendly Fighting by andylittle
#2 Pixel ArtAlien Quadrilogy by andylittle
#3 Pixel ArtWachtmeister by Cyangmou
#4 Pixel ArtImperialer Adler by Cyangmou
#5 Pixel ArtMGCLFX by ArtArcade
#6 Pixel ArtStranger Things by cure
#7 Pixel ArtThe Unexpected Danger by aamatniekss
#8 Pixel ArtPets by ponkadunk
#9 Pixel Art[secret santa 2016] 4pm at the river by tomic
#10 Pixel ArtNeutral Dagona by JerryPi
Posted by Mandrill @ 1/18/2017 08:58  |    2
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Nintendo haven't said anything officially, but let's face it, the Year of Waluigi is long overdue. So, what better time than 2017?

To celebrate this unoffical Year of Waluigi, create a mockup featuring Waluigi as a protagonist.

Canvas Size - Max 256 (width) x 240 (height).
Colours - Max 25.
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 skamocore @ 1/16/2017 00:01  |    0
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The Greenery 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 Greenery forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 1/16/2017 00:01  |    0
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Unsatisfied with your weather conditions? Don't worry! Pixel a summer scene if you live in the Northern hemisphere or a winter scene if you live in the Southern hemisphere. You can choose either one if you live in an equatorial region.

Canvas Size - Max. 250 x 250.
Colours -  Max. 16.
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 skamocore @ 1/9/2017 00:01  |    6
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The Feather 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 Feather forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 1/9/2017   |    0
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Awesome Games Done Quick (aka AGDQ) is live on https://www.twitch.tv/gamesdonequick

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Posted by Lakelezz @ 1/8/2017 13:42  |    2
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PJs latest isometric collaborative project with post apocalypse theme featuring mordfikosz's award winning palette is complete in a new record time of 7 months!

98 tiles, 42 participants, assembled between May 21, 2016 and December 25, 2016. 

The final image can be seen HERE.

Thanks to everyone who participated in this collab and provided so much help to others in this 18 page thread. Special thanks to top contributors Irenaart & sjhwi1a for their amazing tiles that inspired & boosted everyone.

Stay tuned for our next collab!

Posted by Gecimen @ 1/8/2017 05:01  |    6

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