Pixel Art Challenge: Billie Jean Illumination


This week's challenge is brought to you by tomic. Create a piece featuring character(s) illuminated from below by a light source (as in Michael Jackson's Billie Jean video - pic1 pic2).


  • Character(s) must be lit from below
  • Canvas max size: 320x240
  • 32 colors max
The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by pixelblink @ 4/2/2007 00:05  |    21


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tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 4/7/2007 14:08
seems like a too challenging challenge.. my apologies =)

inkspot (Level 4 Button Man) @ 4/7/2007 13:00
Still.. very few entries so far... And I must confess, I am not participating this time.

Skull (Level 11 CEO) @ 4/5/2007 10:34
..Just... very.. time consuming.

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 4/5/2007 07:36
Hmmmm. No entries yet. Seems everyone's a bit shy.

kakikukeko (Level 5 Detective) @ 4/4/2007 04:41
I knew somebody else would have the same idea!! 

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 4/3/2007 20:15
You mean on the maniac maniac cover? :D
Great, then I have no excuse. Have fun at the party, tomic!

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 4/3/2007 12:04

like bernard on the mansion mansion cover? yes, i think that would fit the requirements

Ensellitis (Level 11 Sensei) @ 4/3/2007 09:16
its your challenge, bro.  so most of this is up to you :P

iLKke (Level 9 Nidan) @ 4/3/2007 09:11
Does the whole figure have to be illuminated from below or maybe only it's face? Like, a guy is holding a lamp or whatever. I've already started my entry, and my hands are tied until i get an answer :D

silent sniper (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/2/2007 17:49
oohh... ive got an idea...

Setzer (Level 8 Cannibal) @ 4/2/2007 12:21
I kind of liked the april fools one better :(

hopefully I'll get around to making one for this, I've been pretty busy/lazy lately. it defenitely sounds cool.

tomic (Level 11 Admiral) @ 4/2/2007 10:08

dunno, ask sedgemonkey =)

no, i think rotating the canvas shouldn't be a problem

just checked my calender and unless i find time to do something for this challenge at the breakpoint demoparty (thus: drunk =), it seems that i can't attend my own challenge.. have to finish that other entry this week (damn, knowing the rules i should have illuminated these two guys and their car from below =)

sedgemonkey (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 4/2/2007 09:38
According to the rules laid out by tomic max canvas is 320x240.  You can ask tomic if this can be varied.

Opacus (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 4/2/2007 07:27
Ehr, Enter sandman?

kakikukeko (Level 5 Detective) @ 4/2/2007 05:23
Lol Jalonso

one question, can the canva be vertical? like 160x320?

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 4/2/2007 05:04
Looks like its everyone against Lawrence this week.

Skull (Level 11 CEO) @ 4/2/2007 04:15
Guess what song just entered my head.. :D

OMGFossil (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 4/2/2007 00:42
god dammit this compo got me to dl the billy jean song

pixelblink (Level 9 Federal Agent) @ 4/2/2007 00:20
I removed the link.
This challenge is gonna kick ass!

sedgemonkey (Level 11 Master Assassin) @ 4/2/2007 00:19
Bah. If you haven't seen the video just look at the pictures.

OMGFossil (Level 6 Yonkyu) @ 4/2/2007 00:07
video has been removed due to terms of use violation

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