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CHALLENGE 5/28/2018: Cacti

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Topic: CHALLENGE 5/28/2018: Cacti
Posted By: administrator
Subject: CHALLENGE 5/28/2018: Cacti
Date Posted: 28 May 2018 at 11:40am


They sting, are green and don't need much water to stay alive. I'm talking about Something that is that resilient must have a lot to talk about.

This week I want you to pixel a cactus that has come alive. You can do a sprite, portrait or basically anything you want, it's up to you.

Canvas Size
 - Max. 100x100.
Colors - Max. 16.
Transparency - Optional.
Animation - Optional.


  • Participants have until this upcoming Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) to /pixels/submit_icons.asp'>submit their entry (strict). Don't forget to check the 'Submit to weekly challenge' checkbox.
  • Only new pixels allowed.
  • Open to all members.
  • Posting WIPs in this thread or in new threads in the /forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=8'>WIP section is highly encouraged, but ONLY SUBMIT YOUR FINAL ART.


  • Every Sunday at midnight (12AM Pacific) the previous week's entries are judged.
  • Every week a new voting poll will be posted for previous week's entries.
  • Winner announced the following week.


  • Top three finishers will receive an award displayed in your PJ gallery profile for all to see and envy.
  • Top finisher gets to call the following week's challenge...sweet.
  • 'Participation' ribbons will be given for all who enter.
  • No matter what happens you get challenged :)


/pixels/poll.asp?id=1606' name='vote' target='_blank'>Vote now for your favorite pixelart in this week's challenge!


The Cacti pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:

/pixelart/121289.htm' target='_blank' class='winner1'>Hey, Amigo! by /p/46978.htm' target='_blank'>ArcadeHero
/pixelart/121270.htm' target='_blank' class='winner2'>Challenge: Cacti by /p/4960.htm' target='_blank'>Nitram
/pixelart/121248.htm' target='_blank' class='winner3'>Windy day by /p/18502.htm' target='_blank'>RabidGolfCart

Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge!

/pixelart/121276.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>kaktus by /p/146951.htm' target='_blank'>CryoKimothy
/pixelart/121239.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Cacti Condom by /p/137996.htm' target='_blank'>Negg
/pixelart/121169.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Don't mess with cacti! by /p/161488.htm' target='_blank'>mckano
/pixelart/121198.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>The terrible Cactimancer! by /p/134667.htm' target='_blank'>Eretzoum
/pixelart/121164.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Cactus Monster by /p/162520.htm' target='_blank'>SmashAdams
/pixelart/121160.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Cactus Sagan by /p/88244.htm' target='_blank'>Paperdomo101
/pixelart/121261.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Mama! i'm a cactus! by /p/133719.htm' target='_blank'>Sasha127
/pixelart/121206.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Cactus by /p/157499.htm' target='_blank'>TheOdditey
/pixelart/121226.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Mr. Cactus by /p/142462.htm' target='_blank'>Jin9310
/pixelart/121220.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>BUREAUCACTUS by /p/53344.htm' target='_blank'>scriblroid
/pixelart/121253.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Cactuar by /p/94057.htm' target='_blank'>Yomiell
/pixelart/121208.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>"Lil dude is waving to me" by /p/161852.htm' target='_blank'>StarlitSunset
/pixelart/121163.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Biggs by /p/142520.htm' target='_blank'>mykar
/pixelart/121229.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Buff Cactus by /p/123642.htm' target='_blank'>FoxTurtle
/pixelart/121260.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Alive cacti by /p/129770.htm' target='_blank'>BartheZz
/pixelart/121157.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Prickly Pot by /p/161860.htm' target='_blank'>Blackmambuh
/pixelart/121254.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>The Legend of Gumbi by /p/66792.htm' target='_blank'>Knightsunder

Posted By: Kanea2
Date Posted: 30 May 2018 at 1:08pm

familiar figures
not sure how to begin with cactus texture

Posted By: lucstanislash
Date Posted: 31 May 2018 at 7:54am
So this is my wip for the challenge inspired by the comics

Posted By: scriblroid
Date Posted: 31 May 2018 at 12:11pm

its 3 am, boys. im sleepin.

Posted By: BartheZz
Date Posted: 02 June 2018 at 3:09pm
Hey folks! I uploaded wrong version of my week challenge :/ it have lack of ONE shadow cause was reducing colors...
Can I update it?
link to posted art

Posted By: pyrometal
Date Posted: 02 June 2018 at 6:25pm
You can update up until the challenge is closed.

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