16 Color Contest


Time for another Pixeljoint palette comp which is open to everyone and is quite simple.
Submit your 16 color unique + original palette. Hex values must be included.
The winning palette will be used in PJs next forum collab and a spiffy trophy added to your profile.
+1000 Pts+500 Pts +250 Pts+100 Pts
* Honorable mentions may be given for this contest as needed.

See the forum thread to post your entry and read the rules HERE

Comp closes, April 29, 2015. CLOSED!

Posted by Gecimen @ 4/22/2015 06:50  |    19


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Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 5/1/2015 07:40

Don't worry, we'll have another ~2 years later! :)

Mr.Fahrenheit (Level 6 Serial Killer) @ 4/30/2015 03:19

darn it I forgot when the deadline was :(!

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 4/28/2015 16:55

True :)

AlexAlexAlexAlexAlexAlex (Level 1 Thug) @ 4/24/2015 20:18

Candyland theme

*edit* wait, no, it's the negative effects caused by candy. Gecimen is just trying to trick us all with a cupcake pic! 

Gecimen (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 4/24/2015 02:27

I just typed in the keyword "contest" and found that image, it's nothing specific.

If it made too much confusion I'll change it to something generic.

This time we need an all-over good working palette - the next topic can involve a lot of different environments in one collab.

Edit: there I changed it to a cupcake *hint* *hint* j/k

jeremy (Level 11 Sphinx) @ 4/23/2015 22:44

it's because palette contests


SpeedyCube (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/23/2015 05:21

lmao yes. Imagine a 200 color contest o:

SpeedyCube (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/23/2015 05:20

I don't think judges are aware of theme

EDIT: just realized that was totally irrelevant. jal or gec or whoever does these things said the theme was already decided on the collab thread. (good thing the last winner did win, imagine a saturated horror collab)

Hapiel (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 4/23/2015 05:06

Or maybe, since the astroid icon has almost 200 colors, it is a hint that we should break the 16 color rule?

Nevercreature (Level 9 Whale Shark) @ 4/23/2015 01:36

Yeah! Great palettes again!

Eggy (Level 5 Detective) @ 4/23/2015 01:06

Might try my hand at this. I've never participated in a 16 Color Contest, so I guess I'll have one heck of a time trying to make a unique, connected palette within a week if I decide to give it a try.

Drazile (Level 7 Ichikyu) @ 4/22/2015 22:25

Surely the theme would depend on the winning palette.

SpeedyCube (Level 1 Depressed) @ 4/22/2015 21:05

wait a minute... the thumbnail is an asteroid or whatever you call space rocks. A possible hint at the next theme? ;)

Paddy (Level 3 Hatchet Man) @ 4/22/2015 18:10

The hexidecimal values corresponding to each colour. Hex values range from 0-F. They usually can be found in any basic colours tab. For example.  A complete red colour has the hex value of FF0000 because it contains the highest number in red (FF) whilst the green and blue contain nothing (0000). That's a fairly short explanation coming from a first year computer science student so yeah, didn't think i'd ever use that knowledge ;b

Edit: if your colours tab for some odd reason doesn't have the Hex value of each colour then you can convert your colour to hex by putting in the rgb values here.

Kosvid (Level 4 Button Man) @ 4/22/2015 16:52

Excuse me, what exactly are hex values?

Peyton (Level 6 Hitman) @ 4/22/2015 11:44

Maybe this will be an opportunity to break the green ribbon streak on my profile :p

jalonso (Level 11 Godfather) @ 4/22/2015 08:59

@Mr.Beast. We reason that a known theme would sway y'alls into trying to envision the right colors to match the theme instead of focusing on palette development.
This also serves to force the judges to have an open mind as palette quality, harmony and balance is key. DBs 16 color was born this way and everyone has used or played it because its of such quality and not because it was trying to fit into some box.

MrBeast (Level 3 Dryad) @ 4/22/2015 08:45

No theme for the palette? I know that the previous palette contests didn't have a theme either, but I think it would really add to it and make the experience a bit more unique, especially since this isn't the first pallete contest.

Hapiel (Level 11 Pixellite) @ 4/22/2015 07:51

Yay! I'll make sure to enter!

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