Competition at deviantART

deviantART is running a new competition in celebration of the Chinese Year of the Rat. The objective is to create a piece of pixel art displaying the subject of a rat or rats, using a limited colour palette of no more than 25 colours on a canvas size of 150x150pixels. Either GIF or PNG files are acceptable. It has started now and runs through to the 18th March.

First Prize will be $dA100 deviant dollars
Second Prize will be $dA50 deviant dollars
Third Prize will be $dA25 deviant dollars

These can be redeemed for anything from the deviantART shop including a subscription if that is desired.

If you enter please note me a link to your work on deviantART to and make a note in your artist comments it is for the competition.

If you you have not received a DD feature within the last three months the winner will also be featured with a DD.

Posted by ShoneGold @ 2/27/2008 03:42  |    6


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ShoneGold (Level 1 Rookie) @ 2/27/2008 22:57
Canvas size of 150x150 and yes transparency is fine...sorry should have mentioned that as well! That is also strange that my personal site did not link properly for the notes... it needs to be sent to me at dA and it is to

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 2/27/2008 22:35
I was told fixed 150 by 150. And that transparency is ok to use in this comp.

dumbo (Level 4 Mercenary) @ 2/27/2008 16:56
Is the 150 fixed, or may it be smaller? And is transparency allowed?

Larwick (Level 8 Regional Boss) @ 2/27/2008 14:17
This is appealling...

skeddles (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 2/27/2008 12:43
Sounds good to me. I'll enter.

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