Go wild! Go crazy! With our brand new fully Posable Animals™ on Pixton®! Not only can you move them into any position, you can also give them funny, quirky expressions and exaggerate them! Using our proprietary Stretch-n-Shrink™ technology, make them your own! This awesome creative experience can only be found at Pixton.com, sign up for free today!
Scott McCloud Blogs About Pixton
March 16, 2010
Comic guru of Google Chrome and Understanding Comics fame, Scott McCloud wrote about Pixton on his blog this morning. He says, "in its current incarnation, Pixton is pretty close to what a lot of young newbies have been asking for for years." Check out his blog for the ensuing lively discussion!
Uncle Hungry Nominated for The Erics Best Webcomic
March 15, 2010
Hot news has rolled in! Supernaturaltoe has been nominated for Best Webcomic in the 2010 Black River Digital New Zealand Comics Awards ("The Erics").
The stupendous Toe delights her audience on a daily basis with the unpredictable adventures of Uncle Hungry, a truck-drivin' trannie whose beard is stained with awesome sauce. Yes, awesome sauce. It's one helluva ride!
The Erics recognize excellence in the New Zealand comics community, and we here at Pixton give props to our own, too. Congrats, SNT!
One Million Comic Characters Created and Counting...
March 13, 2010
We're amazed each and every day with the amount of creative people on Pixton, and their ablilty to create so many interesting and funny characters - one million strong. As you page through comics, you'll quickly find that characters come in all shapes and sizes, each with their own special talent and attitude. They say a good story always starts with the characters...
In honour of this glorious achievement, we have released a new stretch-n-shrink feature on Pixton that gives you the ability to change the proportions of each individual body part by simply clicking and dragging your mouse. Want to create a comical oger with long arms, short legs, narrow pot-bellied body, out-stretched ears, tiny mouth, wide eyes and a high forehead? No problem!
We're excited to find out what the next one million characters will look like on Pixton and what their stories are!
Upload your Image into Pixton Comics!
March 11, 2010
The much-anticipated image-uploading feature is here!
Upload photos, images and illustrations from your computer directly into your Pixton comic! Missing an image? Access the Flickr Commons library too. Once you've uploaded your image into the comic creator, you can change the color and transparency of the image, rotate, resize, arrange, and flip it - just like any prop. Upload JPG, GIF and PNG files, including transparent PNGs for creative layering.
This new features opens a world of possibilities for everyone including comic artists, illustrators, graphic novelists, cartoonists, designers and the like, who want to engage, interact and grow their fanbase in a whole new way. Comics can be remixed, rated, commented on, and favorited by people all over the world in over 40 languages. With a click of a button, comics can be instantly shared on the web by email, embedded in blogs, posted to social media sites like Facebook and even put on hundreds of different merchandise for sale.
This feature is also incredibly useful for educators in Pixton for Schools, and for companies using Pixton for Business. Layering Pixton characters on top of your images adds a creative new dimension to the art of storytelling!
NZ Cartoonist Makes The Erics Shortlist for Best Strip
March 10, 2010
Congrats are in order - Go Brunswick Go!
Grant Buist, a.k.a Brunswick, has been short-listed for Best Strip in the 2010 Black River Digital New Zealand Comics Awards ("The Erics") for his legendary Pixton series Desert Funnies. The Erics recognize excellence in the New Zealand comics community, an honour deserving of the strip featuring two cacti.
Read Desert Funnies by visiting Brunswick's page. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll feel all prickly inside!