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What is your ideal mode of transportation?
Draw a vehicle of any kind, like bikes, cars, spaceships, or something new you've just invented, using few colors and few pixels.

Canvas Size - Max 50x50px
Colours - Max 6 + optionally transparency
Transparency - Optional
Animation - Optional


The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Christoballs @ 8/30/2021 01:44  |    3
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The Senior Citizens Day 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 Senior Citizens Day forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Christoballs @ 8/30/2021 01:33  |    1
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The following pixel artists produced Pixel Joint's top rated pixel art for July 2021.

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

Landscape - 003 (Tropical Ruins)/pixelart#1 Pixel Art

Landscape - 003 (Tropical Ruins)/pixelart

Landscape - 003 (Tropical Ruins)
by Meapers

Sleep/pixelart#2 Pixel Art

Sleep/pixelart

Sleep
by SovanJedi

Random Sprite Dump 8/pixelart#3 Pixel Art

Random Sprite Dump 8/pixelart

Random Sprite Dump 8
by Wolfenoctis

2019 FRUA challenge/pixelart#4 Pixel Art

2019 FRUA challenge/pixelart

2019 FRUA challenge
by Adam

The Conductor./pixelart#5 Pixel Art

The Conductor./pixelart

The Conductor.
by Luca

ghosted/pixelart#6 Pixel Art

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ghosted
by came2slide

snail knight/pixelart#7 Pixel Art

snail knight/pixelart

snail knight
by came2slide

big god/pixelart#8 Pixel Art

big god/pixelart

big god
by came2slide

Error 709/pixelart#9 Pixel Art

Error 709/pixelart

Error 709
by amberMechanic

Winter bane/pixelart#10 Pixel Art

Winter bane/pixelart

Winter bane
by QQruzkin

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Posted by Adarias @ 8/24/2021 16:21  |    8
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Medical staff are constantly sharing their most incredible (anonymous) X-ray findings to our shock and amusement. This week we will pixel some. You can use an existing viral image as refference (link optional) or imagine your own. Anything counts, from top Darwin Awards and strange objects insterted into random body openings to aliens growing inside human bodies or humans growing inside alien bodies. The only limitations to your fantasy, besides canvas size and the palette, are that it needs to include some form of a skeleton or bones and there has to be something at least slightly unusual about that X-ray photo. And remember to give NSFW warning if necessary.

X-ray palette

Canvas Size - Exactly 100x100.

Colours - Max 6 (use the provided X-ray palette, and use the darkest colour as background).

Transparency - No.

Animation - No.



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by gawrone @ 8/23/2021 00:32  |    3
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The Reflections! 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 Reflections! forum thread for more information.
Posted by gawrone @ 8/23/2021 00:28  |    0
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August 21st is Senior Citizens Day, (and yes I looked it up after I wrote the challenge, but hey) so this week, we want you to draw your self portrait as if it's from 2041 or even later. You can simply draw your old-self or add possible changes such as eye-patch, cybernetic organs or a post apocalyptic style haircut.

Optional Bonus Challenge - Make the preview equal or smaller than 64x64 px and use it as your avatar.

Canvas Size - Max 100x100 px
Colours - Max 9
Transparency - No
Animation - No


The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Christoballs @ 8/16/2021 01:44  |    2
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The Space Hunter 20X5 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 Space Hunter 20X5 forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Christoballs @ 8/16/2021 00:57  |    0
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Pixeljoint is holding another palette competition which is open to everyone and is quite simple.
Submit your 19 color unique + original color palette.
The winning palette will be used in PJs next Isometric collab: CarnISOl - which is about amusement park, zoo and circus. Other award winning palettes may also be used in other events and challenges.

Add a rare trophy to your profile.

Competition closes in 2 weeks, August 25, 2021. (CLOSED)

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Posted by Gecimen @ 8/11/2021 09:42  |    2
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The latest of Pixeljoint's traditional ISO collabs, ISOrd & ISOrcery just got complete! 27 different participants, made 98 tiles in only 4 months 24 days - which is a record hard to beat. Not to mention the final result is nothing short of amazing! Many thanks to all the participants who made this real! Special thanks to Reo who provided the palette (and made great use of it), gawrone and cjlm123 who made 15 tiles each!

Please stay tuned for the color competition for the next collab - CarnISOl! The theme which consists of amusement park, circus and zoo elements, was suggested and decided by frequent collab participants this time.

Posted by Gecimen @ 8/10/2021 15:14  |    6
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This week we want you to depict a scene featuring one or more reflective objects.

Inspiration:
http://www.mschangart.com/uploads/1/3/4/5/13451990/3268330.jpg
Hand with Reflecting Sphere, MC Escher

Bonus Challenge: make the whole canvas the reflective object.

Canvas Size - Unrestricted

Colours - 20 max

Transparency - Optional

Animation - Optional



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Christoballs @ 8/9/2021 00:29  |    0
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The Transformation 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 Transformation forum thread for more information.
Posted by Christoballs @ 8/9/2021 00:29  |    0
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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!

 
July's top commenter awards go to:
  1. vrine
  2. gawrone
  3. sjd_sjd_


And July's most favourited award goes to:
Most Faved Artist - October 2020 (#1) came2slide

Posted by Christoballs @ 8/4/2021 02:35  |    5
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Metroid was released in Japan on the Famicom Disk System on August 6th, 1986.

To celebrate this anniversary, this week's challenge is to draw a space bounty hunter, may it be an existing character inside/outside of the Metroid universe, or a completely original character.

Canvas Size - Exactly 100x100

Colours - Exactly 16
Transparency - None
Animation - Optional



The challenge thread will have all the challenge updates. The thread is also a great place to post your WIPs.
Posted by Christoballs @ 8/2/2021 00:55  |    2
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The RPG Band 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 RPG Band forum thread for more information.
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Posted by Christoballs @ 8/2/2021 00:51  |    3

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