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CHALLENGE 11/22/2021: Pillow Shading on p

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Topic: CHALLENGE 11/22/2021: Pillow Shading on p
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Subject: CHALLENGE 11/22/2021: Pillow Shading on p
Date Posted: 22 November 2021 at 3:48am

CHALLENGE: Pillow Shading on purpose

This week we want you to depict a scene/sprite with at least one part/object pillow shaded. You read it right! We want you to find a good way to use this (lack of) technique.

Bonus Challenge: Make the whole scene/sprite pillow shaded (good luck on that)

Colors: 16max

Canvas: 160x120px max.

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 suggest a future week's challenge. If you're a winner and you wish to submit your idea, send a message to' target='_blank'>Gecimen.
  • 'Participation' ribbons will be given for all who enter.
  • No matter what happens you get challenged :)


/pixels/poll.asp?id=1778' name='vote' target='_blank'>Vote now for your favorite pixelart in this week's challenge!


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

/pixelart/143922.htm' target='_blank' class='winner1'>Deer Spirit by /p/239416.htm' target='_blank'>Kandelen
/pixelart/143912.htm' target='_blank' class='winner2'>Light Circling Around Sphere by /p/231988.htm' target='_blank'>beetrootpaul
/pixelart/143927.htm' target='_blank' class='winner3'>Pillow Soft Monkie by /p/242115.htm' target='_blank'>QueenKami

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

/pixelart/143907.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>The Earth according to pillow shaders by /p/240688.htm' target='_blank'>memo
/pixelart/143915.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>[Weekly] Pillow Talk by /p/14966.htm' target='_blank'>Christoballs
/pixelart/143921.htm' target='_blank' class='winnerx'>Stained glass window by /p/240809.htm' target='_blank'>arborealKnight

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