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Animated Loop's latest weekly challenge (ending 23 March) is all about pixel art.

If you would like to participate, visit their Twitter page.

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Posted by Mandrill @ 3/18/2016 12:54  |    1
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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  |    9
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for June 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtShadow Summon by Joecreates
#2 Pixel ArtOverzealous by mwambi
#3 Pixel ArtMulata by Jinn
#4 Pixel ArtPonyo by the sea by Mr_Hk_
#5 Pixel ArtSpaceGirl by Adcrusher
#6 Pixel ArtGreen Noise by Finlal
#7 Pixel ArtTear Grants by Lakelezz
#8 Pixel ArtCloudy Night by BlackFang
#9 Pixel Artpixel10int logo by tomic
#10 Pixel ArtElf by mwambi
Posted by Mandrill @ 7/19/2016 06:22  |    6
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for July 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

#1 Pixel ArtPokemon RedBlue Revamp by Jinn
#2 Pixel ArtRainy day by beetleking
#3 Pixel ArtTeddybear by orangemagik
#4 Pixel ArtEagle Island BGs by skittle
#5 Pixel ArtCosmia's Study by AlcopopStar
#6 Pixel ArtTower by orangemagik
#7 Pixel ArtDuelyst Spells by JerryPie
#8 Pixel ArtAdventurer by ArtArcade
#9 Pixel ArtJungle Cave Background by Pukahuna
#10 Pixel ArtTrippycats by mwambi
Posted by Mandrill @ 8/19/2016 08:06  |    2
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for August 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtStarry night by FrostPumpkin
#2 Pixel ArtDOOMSLAYER by Thu
#3 Pixel ArtThe GFX Void Bludgeoner by Mathias
#4 Pixel Artchurch by skittle
#5 Pixel ArtLink's definitely a hoarder by Jinn
#6 Pixel ArtRaccoon City - Pixel Dailies by JerryPie
#7 Pixel ArtThe Lions Gate by AprilSundae
#8 Pixel ArtJump Frog Jump! by Adcrusher
#9 Pixel ArtRelics of the ancient shed by Finlal
#10 Pixel ArtWarcraft 2 Sprites by vazovski
Posted by Mandrill @ 9/18/2016 14:03  |    1
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for September 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtThorn-worms by Eldboll
#2 Pixel ArtMonster Mother mockup by Sohei
#3 Pixel Artsix chix mix by cure
#4 Pixel ArtFlesher by ponkadunk
#5 Pixel ArtNeurostaza - truck scene by -DE-
#6 Pixel ArtCreya by Cyangmou
#7 Pixel ArtRussian Hexquisite Collab Tiles by orangemagik
#8 Pixel ArtJourney by Oh-My-Stars
#9 Pixel Artcorgi racing by pop nebula dreamer
#10 Pixel ArtA delicious banana for dinner by Nevercreatur
 
Posted by Mandrill @ 10/18/2016 13:24  |    2
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for October 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.

 

#1 Pixel ArtAlien Animations by vierbit
#2 Pixel ArtUnder a Prairie Sky by AprilSundae
#3 Pixel ArtFast Travel by Weston
#4 Pixel ArtAt the End by andylittle
#5 Pixel ArtThe dream of a domesticated city dog by mwambi
#6 Pixel ArtMiniAdventures! by Mrmo Tarius
#7 Pixel ArtBEALIVE by mwambi
#8 Pixel ArtWhole Lotta Pixel Love by Mr_Hk_
#9 Pixel ArtDead Tree by Dillerkind
#10 Pixel ArtKingslash bg #2 by Manjaman
Posted by Mandrill @ 11/22/2016 06:32  |    2
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for November 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtMurder Quest III by junkboy
#2 Pixel ArtRocks by skittle
#3 Pixel ArtETD? by Deceiver
#4 Pixel ArtSkyrim platformer by aamatniekss
#5 Pixel Artin a dream by AlcopopStar
#6 Pixel ArtCard Throwing by Joecreates
#7 Pixel ArtETD? by Deceiver
#8 Pixel ArtSwamp mockup by Helm
#9 Pixel ArtRoadside Inn by skittle
#10 Pixel ArtGothic Gameboy Girls by Cyangmo
Posted by Mandrill @ 12/18/2016 06:25  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for December 2016. Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists and all the members who took time to rate.
 

#1 Pixel ArtFriendly Fighting by andylittle
#2 Pixel ArtAlien Quadrilogy by andylittle
#3 Pixel ArtWachtmeister by Cyangmou
#4 Pixel ArtImperialer Adler by Cyangmou
#5 Pixel ArtMGCLFX by ArtArcade
#6 Pixel ArtStranger Things by cure
#7 Pixel ArtThe Unexpected Danger by aamatniekss
#8 Pixel ArtPets by ponkadunk
#9 Pixel Art[secret santa 2016] 4pm at the river by tomic
#10 Pixel ArtNeutral Dagona by JerryPi
Posted by Mandrill @ 1/18/2017 08:58  |    2
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The Vice Versa 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 Vice Versa forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 1/23/2017 06:37  |    0
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We are all familiar with the World's smallest violin, but what about the tiniest guitar or piano?

Now it's your turn to pixel such an instrument.

Canvas Size - Max 64 (width) x 64 (height).
Colours - Max 12.
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 Mandrill @ 1/23/2017 07:20  |    16
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The Year of Waluigi 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 Year of Waluigi forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 1/30/2017 06:36  |    1
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In celebration of the Spring festival (Chinese New Year), this week, PJ user yahkehbu wants you to create an image in the dimensions of a Chinese 100rmb bill. Money is the preferred gift for Chinese New Year.

The preview should be of a red envelope (hong bao) which is a traditional way of gifting money. Use one of the red envelopes below, or pixel your own!

http://i.imgur.com/TOsn0O3.png

Canvas Size - Exactly 155x77. (horizontal or vertical)

Colours - Max 17. (because its 2017!)

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 Mandrill @ 1/30/2017 06:41  |    0
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The Tiny instrument 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 Tiny instrument forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 2/6/2017 06:52  |    0
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PJer and weekly challenge winner NoeleGrosie wants you to pixel food.

Any kind of food is good enough, junk food, fruits, vegetables, meats, drinks, anything so long as the actual food product is displayed.


Canvas Size - Max. 64 x 64.
Colours - Max. 24.
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 Mandrill @ 2/6/2017 07:01  |    0
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The Hong Bao 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 Hong Bao forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 2/13/2017 07:38  |    1
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Draw the good version of a normally evil character. It can be a sprite or portrait.

Canvas Size - Max 100 x 100.
Colours - Max 16.
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 Mandrill @ 2/13/2017 07:39  |    4
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The Tasty Pixels 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 Tasty Pixels forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 2/20/2017 07:39  |    0
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Create a sand-dwelling creature with the palette posted below.

http://fs5.directupload.net/images/170220/n9na9dnt.gif

Canvas Size - Max 200 x 200.
Colours - Exactly 4.
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 Mandrill @ 2/20/2017 07:50  |    4
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The The good twin! 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 good twin! forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 2/27/2017 09:33  |    0
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Depict an animal that has at least one feature of two different animals. Gorilla-rat, pig-eagle, shark-spider. It's up to you.

Canvas Size - Max 150 x 150.
Colours - Max 16.
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 Mandrill @ 2/27/2017 09:40  |    8
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The Sand Dweller 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 Sand Dweller forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 3/6/2017 07:40  |    1
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Challenge winner and PJer yahkehbu wants you to pixel a person flying a kite with a background/landscape or scenery that is representative of your home town.

Canvas Size - Exactly. 96 x 160.
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 Mandrill @ 3/6/2017 07:43  |    3
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The What Animal Is That? 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 What Animal Is That? forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 3/13/2017 08:39  |    0
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You've just received a wooden crate full of unknown content. You open it and take a look at what's inside. All you find is sawdust. Digging deeper you discover a pretty old photograph all in black and white.

Pixel that photo.

Canvas Size - Exactly. 100 x 80 or 80 x 100
Colours - Max. 12. (greyscale)
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 Mandrill @ 3/13/2017 09:02  |    7
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The Go (home) Fly a Kite 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 Go (home) Fly a Kite forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Mandrill @ 3/20/2017 08:54  |    0
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The world has turned into a paradise full of alpha, beta and gamma rays. No life form has been spared and there are mutated versions of everything you can think of. However, society hasn't broken down and people live their normal lifes as nothing happened.

Depict an every-day scene in this not so twisted world.

Canvas Size
- Max. 350 x 350.
Colours - Max. 32.
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 Mandrill @ 3/20/2017 09:04  |    0

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