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Jeremy has been active in PixelJoint community events, such Pixelween, Secret Santa, ISO Collabs, Street Collab, or the Weekly Challenges for almost 15 years, to critical success, often placing in the Monthly Top lists.

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Posted by Christoballs @ 3/29/2022 08:48  |    17
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Another year has passed since the last April Fool's Challenge: it was not the best year ever, and the present one is already competing to become even less best. So we could use some fun, right?

 
If this is your first time, the rules are as follow:
 
1) pick a PJ artist who inspires you, who you like, who you want to prank, or choose randomly. 
2) study their work, technique, style, themes, palettes, whatever identifies them or makes them unique.
3) copy those features and make your own work (without plagiarism), and pretend they made it.
4) name the artist or link to their page.
5) fool us all.
 
 
Canvas Size - min. the smallest canvas of the choosen artist divided by 2, max. whatever you are able to finish in one week;
Colours - min. two, max. whatever will not make our pixel purist alarms go off;
Transparency - min. no transparency, max. a transparency;
Animation - min. no animation, max. a lot of animation;
Foolness - optional.
 
As usual, we are sharing links to previous galleries:

last year's challenge,
another past challenge,
and another one,
totally legit link,
definately not Rick,
choose wisely
vintage one,
ancient one.
 
 
 



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by gawrone @ 3/28/2022 02:53  |    6
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The Dolls pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Dolls forum thread for more information.
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Posted by gawrone @ 3/28/2022 02:47  |    0
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This week, we want you to draw a scene that involves one or more ripples on a water surface. You can draw anything from water dripping peacefully on a pond to a meteor hitting the ocean. You can only use 16 colors from Dawnbringer's DB16 palette.

Optional Bonus Challenge: Also show the source of the ripple at the moment it's entering the water (a stone, a drop of water, a leaf, a meteor etc.)


Canvas: Max 160x90 horizontal or vertical
Colors: Max 16 only use colors from DB16 palette.


Transparency: No.
Animation: Optional



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.

Posted by Gecimen @ 3/21/2022 02:12  |    0
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The Fungus Amongus pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Fungus Amongus forum thread for more information.

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Posted by Gecimen @ 3/21/2022 02:13  |    0
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for February 2022.

Many thanks go out to this month's top pixel artists, and all the members who took time to rate!

Bonewalker/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Bonewalker/pixelart

Bonewalker
by Cyangmou

Dream Game Mockup./pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Dream Game Mockup./pixelart

Dream Game Mockup.
by LucaHappy Birthday 1/2

Water Lilies/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Water Lilies/pixelart

Water Lilies
by ink

Demons Souls Fluted Armour Redesign/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

Demons Souls Fluted Armour Redesign/pixelart

Demons Souls Fluted Armour Redesign
by Cyangmou

Tactics RPG Mockup/pixelart#5 Pixel Art

Tactics RPG Mockup/pixelart

Tactics RPG Mockup
by Cyangmou

Plunder or Plummet/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

Plunder or Plummet/pixelart

Plunder or Plummet
by Reo

Faces in palettes 4/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

Faces in palettes 4/pixelart

Faces in palettes 4
by jeremy

Static Current/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

Static Current/pixelart

Static Current
by Weerdmeester

On Cloudy Afternoon/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

On Cloudy Afternoon/pixelart

On Cloudy Afternoon
by lintnaya

The Carrier/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

The Carrier/pixelart

The Carrier
by Mis-BUG

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Posted by Adarias @ 3/19/2022 07:54  |    6
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This week's challenge comes from challenge winner Sarahboev.
We're doing a call back to the 2000s with Dolls! We want you to make your own "base" (a nude humanoid) and design at least two looks (clothing, hair, accessories etc.) on said base. You can design more than two looks if you want, go crazy!

Some sources of reference on Dolls:
-Wayuki
-KawaiiHannah
-PinkLand

Canvas: Max 135x135 for the base. The canvas size of the doll and looks combined is unlimited.
Colors: Max 32
Transparency: Required
Animation: Optional

Please note that as per PJ submission rule 7 that if your piece contains nsfw nudity there should be a warning in the preview image.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Hapiel @ 3/14/2022 01:16  |    9
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The HERO GOES BAD pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the HERO GOES BAD forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Hapiel @ 3/14/2022 01:16  |    0
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This week we want you to depict a scene where fungi have conquered the earth! For example you could make a cityscape overun by mushrooms, a cordiceps-infested zoo, sapient fungi playing chess etc. Go wild!

Canvas: Max 300 x 300
Colors: Max 16
Transparency: No
Animation: Optional



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by vrine @ 3/7/2022 00:26  |    2
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The Non-residential pixel art challenge is complete and we have three new champions. This week's challenge awards go to the following pieces:



Thanks so much to all who took the time to vote and participate in the challenge! Check out the Non-residential forum thread for more information.

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Posted by vrine @ 3/7/2022 00:25  |    2
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Don't forget to comment on the pieces you like! Not only does a comment have the potential to make the artist's day, if you post a lot you'll win one of the fancy new trophies! 

 
February's top commenter awards go to:
  1. Asfodelo
  2. Wayuki
  3. b236
       
And February's most favourited award goes to:

Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) Cyangmou

Posted by Christoballs @ 3/3/2022 00:36  |    7

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