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CHALLENGE 9/6/2021: Back to school!

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Topic: CHALLENGE 9/6/2021: Back to school!
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Subject: CHALLENGE 9/6/2021: Back to school!
Date Posted: 06 September 2021 at 12:09am

CHALLENGE: Back to school!

September is the month a lot of people around the world go back to school.
What's the kind of thing you'd see on the first day of class? A prank played on the teacher? An unusual new student, or teacher? An alien invasion?

Draw a classroom scene for this week's challenge, using the Amstrad CPC 464's palette:

BONUS: make the piece a game mockup.

Canvas Size: Max 200x200px
Colours: Max 27 of given palette
Transparency: Optional
Animation: Optional


  • Participants have until this upcoming Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) to /pixels/submit_icons.asp'>submit their entry (strict). Don't forget to check the 'Submit to weekly challenge' checkbox.
  • Only new pixels allowed.
  • Open to all members.
  • Posting WIPs in this thread or in new threads in the /forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=8'>WIP section is highly encouraged, but ONLY SUBMIT YOUR FINAL ART.


  • Every Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) the previous week's entries are judged.
  • Every week a new voting poll will be posted for previous week's entries.
  • Winner announced the following week.


  • Top three finishers will receive an award displayed in your PJ gallery profile for all to see and envy.
  • Top finisher gets to suggest a future week's challenge. If you're a winner and you wish to submit your idea, send a message to' target='_blank'>Gecimen.
  • 'Participation' ribbons will be given for all who enter.
  • No matter what happens you get challenged :)


/pixels/poll.asp?id=1767' name='vote' target='_blank'>Vote now for your favorite pixelart in this week's challenge!


The Back to school! pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

/pixelart/141743.htm' target='_blank' class='winner1'>This year I'll get it! by /p/129232.htm' target='_blank'>cancrizans
/pixelart/141769.htm' target='_blank' class='winner2'>Frogfessor Pete Teaches Typing by /p/220173.htm' target='_blank'>cjlm123
/pixelart/141795.htm' target='_blank' class='winner3'>Chemistry class by /p/223653.htm' target='_blank'>bluexel

Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge!

/pixelart/141756.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Zombies Ate My Teacher (Mockup) by /p/47924.htm' target='_blank'>Drea
/pixelart/141772.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Monsters go back to school by /p/177253.htm' target='_blank'>madcat_gsg

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