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This week we want you to redesign a Shrek character. The character must be a main character of the Shrek franchise. Otherwise, there are no limits on your imagination! (...besides the ones outlined below).

Canvas: Max 150x150
Colours: Max 20 (excluding transparency)
Transparency: Required
Animation: No



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by vrine @ 5/30/2022 00:08  |    0
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The Mid-air sprite 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 Mid-air sprite forum thread for more information.
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Posted by vrine @ 5/30/2022 00:01  |    0
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A manicule is a typographic mark used to highlight important notes in text:

For this week's challenge, we'd like you to make your own manicule! It doesn't have to be a human hand, and it doesn't have to be pointing with the index finger. It can point up, down, left or right.

Canvas: Max 48x96 or 96x48
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 Christoballs @ 5/23/2022 01:06  |    0
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The Peace Propaganda Poster 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 Peace Propaganda Poster forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Christoballs @ 5/23/2022 01:06  |    0
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One of Mario's most iconic features is his mid-air pose.

You're challenged to make your own mid-air sprite. It can be for any character, animal, machine or whatnot, original or existing. Animation is allowed, but it should then be a mid air loop, not a whole jumping sequence (no landing and no take off).

Have fun finding interesting mid air moves!

Canvas: Max 96x96
Colours: Max 20
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 Hapiel @ 5/16/2022 00:04  |    0
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The A Feast for the Gods 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 A Feast for the Gods forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Hapiel @ 5/16/2022 00:04  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for April 2022.

Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

On The Road, Again/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

On The Road, Again/pixelart

On The Road, Again
by Makrustic

River Bank Retro City/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

River Bank Retro City/pixelart

River Bank Retro City
by Zaebucca

path into the woods/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

path into the woods/pixelart

path into the woods
by ink

The Fool/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

The Fool/pixelart

The Fool
by b236Happy Birthday 3/12

The Empress - Arcane number 3/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

The Empress - Arcane number 3/pixelart

The Empress - Arcane number 3
by Victor RojoHappy Birthday 3/16

The Plight of Ted the Troll-Slayer/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

The Plight of Ted the Troll-Slayer/pixelart

The Plight of Ted the Troll-Slayer
by cure

./pixelart#7 Pixel Art

./pixelart

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by jok

Outrider/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Outrider/pixelart

Outrider
by AlcopopStarHappy Birthday 3/28

High Resolution Tests/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

High Resolution Tests/pixelart

High Resolution Tests
by Wolfenoctis

April Fools 2022/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

April Fools 2022/pixelart

April Fools 2022
by shm31

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Posted by Adarias @ 5/15/2022 14:55  |    3
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like!

Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies!

 
April's top commenter awards go to:
  1. b236
  2. Rewind
  3. redmilion


And April's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) cure

Posted by Christoballs @ 5/10/2022 01:51  |    2
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The topic of this week is Peace Propaganda Poster.

You can make it very tiny or very large but it needs to be vertical in 2:3 ratio (example resolutions: 32x48, 64x96, 100x150, 200x300). Using slogan words or entire sentences is desirable on poster design, but not mandatory. If you have an idea for conveying your message without using any words, it is probably great so go for it.

Please try to remain serious and respectful. We will try to sort out any entries which might be offensive, mocking or inappropriate in any way.

Canvas: Any resolution in 2:3 ratio (vertical)
Colours: Max 8
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 Hapiel @ 5/9/2022 00:30  |    5
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The Sentient Garbage 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 Sentient Garbage forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Hapiel @ 5/9/2022 00:28  |    1
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This week, due to al-Fitr holidays, we want you to draw a scene of a feast using the 19 colors from  's Festive19 palette. You can draw any sort of feast and may or may not include people in the scene.

Canvas: Max 240x135 px (horizontal or vertical)

Colors: Max 19 only colors from this palette by Paperdomo101

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 Gecimen @ 5/2/2022 00:40  |    6
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The MOAI 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 MOAI forum thread for more information.

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Posted by Gecimen @ 5/2/2022 00:41  |    4

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