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Australia vs the World!  Pixel a battle scene with an Australian character against something else. Brought to you by OMGFossil.
  • Colours: 32 max
  • Animation allowed: yes
  • Size: 150x100 pixels
  • Transparency allowed: yuppers

The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by pixelblink @ 7/30/2007 00:13  |    31
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The Parallel Worlds pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Game of Gods by Framin
PW by Setzer
Hunters discover new resources. by BlingShyne2


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Parallel Worlds forum thread for more information.
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Posted by pixelblink @ 7/30/2007 00:01  |    6
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It's time to head on over to the forum and vote for the latest pixel art challenge: Dive In.

VOTE NOW!
Posted by pixelblink @ 7/30/2007 00:01  |    2
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Take a sneak peak at footage and screen shots of the Lost Game that will be previewed at Comic-Con. Sawyer looks incredibly spot on.
Posted by Skull @ 7/27/2007 01:38  |    11
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Anyone here heading to Comic-Con in San Diego this weekend? 
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/25/2007 09:28  |    10
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From challenge winner fool comes an underwater challenge, so jump right in ;)

Create an underwater cityscape or scene (yes, SpongeBob inspired scenes are cool).

Rules:
  • Canvas Size: 240x180 vertical or horizontal.
  • Transparency: No
  • Color Restrictions: 16
The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/23/2007 00:18  |    1
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The Natalie's Drawing pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

The Inner Depths of Natalie's Consciousness by Gas 13
Natalie's Challenge by ilkke
Natalie tried to tell us something! by DarkfalzX


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Natalie's Drawing forum thread for more information.
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Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/23/2007 00:15  |    5
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It's time to head on over to the forum and vote for the latest pixel art challenge: Parallel Worlds.

VOTE NOW!
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/23/2007 00:15  |    7
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Funny comics guy extraordinaire Nedroid was recently challenged to make 200 bad comics. While he did manage to do 200 comics, he didn't quite succeed in making them bad. In fact, they're quite awesome.

Check eet. And while you're at it, take a look at the rest of his site and his picture diary.
Posted by Blueberry_pie @ 7/21/2007 01:41  |    14
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The He-She pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

SOTC gender bender challenge! by ilkke
Red Goddess by nvision
MetroidZM Starring: Sam Aaron by Orkimides


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the He-She forum thread for more information.
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Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/16/2007 00:03  |    3
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Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/16/2007 00:03  |    2
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From challenge winner ilkke comes this week's challenge:
Create a pixel where you show parallel worlds. You may break the canvas into halves to show both sides but creative use of the blend between the 2 worlds is a plus.

Rules:
  • Canvas Size: 320x240
  • Color Restrictions: 32 colors and MUST use at least one pink and one green.
  • Transparency: allowed
  • Animation: allowed


The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/16/2007 00:03  |    17
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2007. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.


#1 Pixel ArtPoison tree by Fool
#2 Pixel ArtWeedy by Fool
#3 Pixel ArtDon't Look Back by S.A.S
#4 Pixel ArtRainu - Clawder - Wolshock by Ahruon
#5 Pixel Art0 by Lawrence
#6 Pixel ArtTennis Vs Pong by Stickman
#7 Pixel ArtDon't Look Her in the Eye... by MashPotato
#8 Pixel ArtChompy by Morganne
#9 Pixel ArtPokémon Evolving challenge by Snake
#10 Pixel ArtEgg/Shell Wars by Orkimides
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/15/2007 23:52  |    3
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Samsung was kind enough to treat the world to a human pixel performance.
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/15/2007 20:40  |    6
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Shonegold, as of July 3rd, is the new official gallery director of pixel art at DeviantArt. She wants to get pixel art back in the spotlights and build a strong Pixel art community on DA.
Read more information in her journal

Don't be afraid submitting your pixels to DA, I'm sure they are welcome!
Posted by Hapiel @ 7/13/2007 04:59  |    19
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This challenge idea comes from Akira who found this interesting site.
Using those as examples interpret and pixel this drawing by Natalie*



RULES
  • Same size canvas (200x153)
  • No animations
  • 32 colors max.
  • No transparency

*random kid drawing from Google images

The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/9/2007 00:11  |    21
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The TRANS-monu-FORMER pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Lord Nelson's Mega Cannon by GingerStu
Destron Lincoln by Art_Sempai
They've been waiting... by DJD


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the TRANS-monu-FORMER forum thread for more information.
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Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/9/2007 00:08  |    2
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It's time to head on over to the forum and vote for the latest pixel art challenge: He-She.

VOTE NOW!
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/9/2007 00:08  |    3
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From challenge winner Ahruon comes this week's deceptively simple challenge. Pixel a famous character and make the opposite sex version of it, for examples:

  • Female version of Mario (from Super Mario Bros.)
  • Male version of Lara Croft (from Tomb Raider)
  • Female version of Jack Sparrow (from Pirates of the Caribean)
  • Male version of Tifa (from Final Fantasy 7) etc.
It may be a full sprite, a portrait, a scene, anything, be creative.

Rules:
  • 16 colors max (if used, transparency counts as one color)
  • NO animations
  • Max size of  216x172 pixels (vertical or horizontal)
The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/2/2007 01:01  |    23
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The 1BITty BITness pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

Eerie windy windmill hill by FrankieSmileShow
Four seasons by drZool
ButterflyWalley by pain


Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the 1BITty BITness forum thread for more information.
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Posted by sedgemonkey @ 7/2/2007 00:58  |    4
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