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Masks. They are all around us now. So this week, we want you to draw a mask of any type. It can be a medical mask, a traditional mask or that of a criminal. You can draw it as an object sprite or you can include it in a scene.

Canvas Size - Max. 150x100 px (vertical or horizontal).
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 @ 4/27/2020 03:38  |    0
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The April Showers 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 April Showers forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 4/27/2020 03:38  |    0
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In these troubled times, we are grateful to the selfless medical staff that are trying to help the sick all around the world. In their honor, this week, we want you to draw the sprite of a physician, nurse, midwife, field medic, plague doctor, shaman or any sort of medical personnel you may think of.

Canvas Size - Max. 128x128 px
Colours - Max. 16 colors.
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 Gecimen @ 4/20/2020 05:47  |    2
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The April Fools Gallery 2020 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 April Fools Gallery 2020 forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Gecimen @ 4/20/2020 05:46  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for March 2020.
Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Album Cover: Ohm Rune - Gargantuan (The Swarm)/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Album Cover: Ohm Rune - Gargantuan (The Swarm)/pixelart

Album Cover: Ohm Rune - Gargantuan (The Swarm)
by DecrodedHappy Birthday 2/7

Multiverse Commission/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Multiverse Commission/pixelart

Multiverse Commission
by skittle

Samurai Horseman/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Samurai Horseman/pixelart

Samurai Horseman
by MarcoValeKazHappy Birthday 2/14

Monster Pack Vol. 1/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Monster Pack Vol. 1/pixelart

Monster Pack Vol. 1
by cure

Mario Diorama/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Mario Diorama/pixelart

Mario Diorama
by SovanJedi

Cyber City Centura/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Cyber City Centura/pixelart

Cyber City Centura
by WolfenoctisHappy Birthday 2/17

Cloud Strife/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Cloud Strife/pixelart

Cloud Strife
by Pik

Bricks and Pixels/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Bricks and Pixels/pixelart

Bricks and Pixels
by Zaebucca

Datsun240z/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Datsun240z/pixelart

Datsun240z
by Camonio

RPG Party/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

RPG Party/pixelart

RPG Party
by Mermaid

Posted by Adarias @ 4/18/2020 12:44  |    1
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In much of the world, April is notorious for its wet weather.
This week, depict a scene featuring "April showers" - meaning rain!

(This scene may be indoors or outdoors so long as rainclouds or raindrops clearly visible.)

Canvas Size - Max. 192 x 128 (horizontal).
Colours - Max. 24 colors.
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 Adarias @ 4/13/2020 15:04  |    0
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The Doom Guy 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 Doom Guy forum thread for more information.

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Posted by Adarias @ 4/13/2020 15:06  |    0
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Apologies for the mystery server issues recently. We've added some logging/tracing to figure out what's going on. We'll keep you posted!

Posted by sedgemonkey @ 4/9/2020 14:28  |    0

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