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Create a portrait of a canine. It can be anything from a wild dog to your own pet poodle.

Also, keep in mind that it's a portait challenge, so it should focus on the dog's face/head area.

Canvas Size - Max 80 x 80.
Colours - Max 16.
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 skamocore @ 12/5/2016 00:54  |    5
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The Destruction 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 Destruction forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 12/5/2016 00:54  |    1
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Nykra is a 2D platformer adventure game created by pixel artist / indie dev Seth Groom aka ENDESGA.

The game has some great pixel art, and has a week left in it's kickstarter, and could use a little push.
Link to kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/endesga/nykra

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Posted by skeddles @ 11/29/2016 08:22  |    3
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DjinnGames is actually developing a video game for PC named Mazgeon - the life dungeon.

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Posted by D-jinn @ 11/15/2016 18:26  |    0
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November 29th is the 44th anniversary of PONG. So this week, we want you to create a mockup that reimagines PONG. Take the concept and reinterpret it how you like.

Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Min 8; 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 skamocore @ 11/28/2016 00:01  |    6
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The Tears Up 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 Tears Up forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 11/28/2016   |    0
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Congrats to the top three winners of our Owlboy competition, you guys all win a Steam copy of the game! Also, well done to our two runners up. Thanks to all who participated.

Owlboy Comp by amika

Owlboy Comp by Deceiver

Owlboy Comp by Mr_Hk_

Owlboy comp by zch

Owlboy Comp! by Mrmo Tarius

Posted by Gecimen @ 11/22/2016 02:43  |    12
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for October 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtAlien Animations by vierbit
#2 Pixel ArtUnder a Prairie Sky by AprilSundae
#3 Pixel ArtFast Travel by Weston
#4 Pixel ArtAt the End by andylittle
#5 Pixel ArtThe dream of a domesticated city dog by mwambi
#6 Pixel ArtMiniAdventures! by Mrmo Tarius
#7 Pixel ArtBEALIVE by mwambi
#8 Pixel ArtWhole Lotta Pixel Love by Mr_Hk_
#9 Pixel ArtDead Tree by Dillerkind
#10 Pixel ArtKingslash bg #2 by Manjaman
Posted by Mandrill @ 11/22/2016 06:32  |    2
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Create an animation showing some kind of machinery (robots included) being destroyed.

Canvas size - Max 100 x 100.
Colours - Max 20.
Transparency - Required.
Animation - Required.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by skamocore @ 11/21/2016   |    0

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