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My Pixel Winter Contest

Tue Dec 10, 2013, 2:22 PM
Time has finally come to have our very own official pixel art contest to give away some prizes and share the love with pixel community!
Christmas and winter overall is, at least for me, a very merry time of the year - families come together to celebrate Christmas, children play outside and have fun building snowmen. We all celebrate this time of the year differently with our own traditions. And this is what we want to see from you. It doesn't matter if you are a pixel art wizard or someone who tries it for the very first time, create something awesome in pixel art and share your idea of a perfect winter with us.


You have almost one whole month to create your entry for this contest. Contest runs from 12th of December until 9th of January.


But before you start we have some rules for you to follow.
1. Entry has to be created for this contest and can't be taken from your old work.
2. You can't use any pre-made templates, bases, etc
3. Entry has to be pixel art - no gradients, anti-aliasing.
4. Entry has to be related to Christmas or winter time.
5. Canvas maximum dimensions are 300x300 pixels, but you can always make it smaller.
6. Only 20 colors allowed (shades don't count).
7. Animations are allowed.
8. Entry has to be submitted to the special category created for this contest.


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First place: 1 year Premium Membership and 2000 points
Second place: 6 months Premium Membership and 1500 points
Third place: 3 months Premium Membership and 1000 points

Submit your entry to "My Pixel Winter" contest category or click here to submit your work. Contests starts Thursday, 12th of December and ends January 9th.

EDIT: There was a little problem with submitting work into this special category but it is fixed now. If it still doesn't work, then try to clear your cache first. :)

Skin by Ikue (modified by vanmall)
Pixel art contest "My Pixel Winter" is here, show us what you got!
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jokov Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014   General Artist
I like idea of contest very much, and want to attend - but I'm not much into square composition...
Can we bend restrictions a bit adding 20 pixels wide, while removing some from height?
Somthing like – 320x200 or 320x256, 240 (standard lowres resolution - still used on all retro machines c64, atari, amiga computers and all 8/16bit consoles)
kind regards
Anonymyth Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Darn why do I always hear about interesting contests AFTER they end??? -_-
vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
kareynomer Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Student
What miontre said :noes:
vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
miontre Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wish I'd heard about this earlier :nuu:
vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I wish that you had as well. :(
Shirei-Shou Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh God, I finish it ontime! YAY!!!!
Hope it really under 20 colors [I don't know how to count which one is shade and which one is not] ahahah
Thank you for making this contest. I really able to feel like I play snow that I never touch before ^^
vanmall Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ginryuzaki Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014
Hi! I got a little time, so as promised, I participated in the contest. :la:
My entry:
I hope I followed the rules (20 colors, correct art category, etc.). Thank you! :heart:
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