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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for April 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtMachine City by Finlal
#2 Pixel ArtNES Faces by ptoing
#3 Pixel ArtDuelyst Sprite by FlyGuy
#4 Pixel ArtDuelyst Sprite - Allomancer by FlyGuy
#5 Pixel ArtI see dead pixels by Mr_Hk_
#6 Pixel Arttelekinesis WIP by jok
#7 Pixel ArtDuelyst Sprite - Wild Inceptor by FlyGuy
#8 Pixel ArtChaos Eater by FrankieSmileShow
#9 Pixel ArtTeam Fortress 2 by albertov
#10 Pixel ArtBears bears bears by binderbear
Posted by Mandrill @ 5/23/2016 13:40  |    3
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Create an image showing the inside of a spaceship. It can be an existing design or your own original creation.

Canvas size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Max 20.
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 @ 5/23/2016   |    3
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The Merpeople 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 Merpeople forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/23/2016   |    0
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Phyersoft is trying to raise the funds to reach MomoCon in Atlanta this May 26th to 29th to show off Barricade.  We've been working hard at this game but lack the expenses to make it.   Any little that you can offer would greatly help.  Otherwise we'd appreciate it if you could get the word out.

https://www.gofundme.com/23dumqe8

Posted by dm404 @ 5/13/2016 19:12  |    0
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Challenge winner |||| presents: The Sequel to Splitting 10s:

Create an image that is split equally into two parts - either horizontally or vertically. Each half of your canvas must use one of the two palettes shown below (separated by the dotted line). You must use all 11 colours from both palettes - 11 colours on one half of the canvas, 11 on the other; with a grand total of 16 unique colours.

Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Exactly 16. Use all the colours from the top part of the palette for one half of your image and the lower part of the palette for the other half of your image.



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 @ 5/16/2016   |    10
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The The Joker 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 The Joker forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/16/2016   |    0
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Challenge winner Mirre wants you to create an image with the theme of merpeople (mermaids, mermen, sirens, and so on), using one of the two palettes she created for the 11 Color Palette Comp:

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Canvas size - Unrestricted.
Colours - Max 12 = the 11 colours of either palette (no mixing the palettes) + transparency.
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 @ 5/9/2016 00:01  |    7
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The Hidden in Geography II 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 Hidden in Geography II forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/9/2016   |    1
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Announcing the winners of the 11 color palette contest.
First Place - mordfikosz
Second Place - SpeedyCube
Third Place - Nevercreature
Honorable Mention - Night & Finlal

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Posted by jalonso @ 5/6/2016 06:13  |    16
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Last week was the 76th anniversary of the creation of Batman villain the Joker. So, this week, create a sprite depicting the Joker. It can be any version of the character, even your own unique interpretation.

Canvas size - Max 32 x 32.
Colours - Max 16.
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 skamocore @ 5/2/2016 00:01  |    1
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The Japanese Horror 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 Japanese Horror forum thread for more information.
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Posted by skamocore @ 5/2/2016   |    0

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