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FAQ

faq

- Can I use images taken directly from my web browser ?

Yes, PIXITlab allows you to use any image source you want. Whether from your image search on your web browser or from an image folder on your PC, mobile, tablet etc.
See our demo video.

- Can I directly use a photo I just took with my mobile?

Yes of course. For This you must have saved your photograph in a folder so you can open it in the PIXITlab tool.
See our demo video.

- Are there images impossible to transform into pixel art artwork in PIXITlab ?

In absolute terms, PIXITlab allows you to process and transform any image into pixel art. The question is whether the rendering obtained will be relevant and aesthetic? The important thing is the quality of the visual information that is on your image. It is obvious that if it is difficult to see what is on your initial image, there is little chance that it will give a satisfactory result once transformed into pixel art. A photograph taken in the dark, against the light, blurred etc. will not give or little satisfactory result. An image of the web in very basic or very small definition will not often give a good result either.

- Is it mandatory to make settings on the PIXITlab tool to get a good result ?

In more than 95% of cases it is necessary to make adjustments with the PIXITlab tool sliders to obtain a fully satisfactory result. Even if your starting image is of good quality it will always be necessary to accentuate certain zones (color, shade, light) or bring out certain elements in order to make it very readable. Indeed, it is your eye and your judgment of being human that will allow PIXITlab to treat your image with the maximum definition and quality possible.
See our demo video.

- Can I use the settings of the PIXITlab app effectively without knowing the basics of computer graphics ?

Yes of course! That's exactly why we created PIXITlab. You adjust the appearance of your image intuitively, observing live the result of your action on the image. The strips and their functions are in the same spirit as those you have on your mobile to usually change your photos. So you create your work step by step, in a simple and natural way, without worrying about the technique behind it.
See our Tips & Tricks category.

- Can I order multiple copies of the same creation ?

PIXITlab does not aim to produce serial prints but to be your assistant in the creation of a unique work of art. PIXITlab does not make any copies or duplicates of a creative, PIXITlab exclusively designs unique pieces.

- Can I create a series of tables from the same source image ?

Does not allow you to reproduce a creative in multiple copies, however you have the freedom to process the same basic image on the app as many times as you like. You will always get different renderings depending on your settings, so you can decline a theme on a series of works that will remain each unique pieces.

- Can I use an image extracted from a movie, video clip, cartoon etc.

PIXITlab allows you to use any image from the moment its quality is sufficient to be processed.

- Can I use a licensed image or copyright ?

You do not have the right to make copies of copyrighted images. PIXITlab allows you to create a unique copy, a work in original pixel-art, which will be displayed in a private setting. ont un nombre de pixels déterminé et des dimensions fixes. Une plaque de pixels colorés et embossés allows you to completely reinterpret your image in pixel art. It is not a copy but a work inspired by an image or a subject known as artists have always done in the history of art.

- Can I recover the computer file of my digital rendering on PIXITlab ?

PIXITlab does not allow the multiplication of a work. It never transmits to a third party, the source file generated on the PIXITlab tool. PIXITlab does not keep the computer files that serve as a template for your rendering, once it is materialized and shipped. Each work is generated once and only once. This is the absolute guarantee for you to always have a unique piece.

- Can I request a different format than the 10 sizes offered on ?

The 10 sizes PIXITlab that go from XS to 6XL are there to offer you fixed, optimized and standardized formats to make your creation easier. However, if you want a large size "off-size" to dress a wall, a facade or any large area, go to the "contacts-pro".
See our contacts-pro section.

- Can I increase the number of pixels per PIXITlab card ?

The cards PIXITlab have a fixed number of pixels and fixed dimensions. A pixels card of colored and embossed PIXITlab contains 10 rows of 10 pixels, ie 100 pixels on a real surface of 15cm of sides. Each pixel therefore measures 1.5cm of sides. This ratio is the heart of the PIXITlab system and can not be changed.

- How can I increase the definition of my artworks PIXITlab ?

Pixels card of colored and embossed PIXITlab contains 10 rows of 10 pixels, or 100 pixels on a real surface of 15cm of sides. Each pixel therefore measures 1.5cm of sides. These values ​​are immutable and unique to the PIXITlab system. The bigger a artwork, the more pixels cards it is PIXITlab and therefore more pixels have to constitute it. Example: 12 cards PIXITlab, soit 1200 pixels for a artwork XS and 56 cards PIXITlab, 5600 pixels for a artwork XL. To increase the definition of a rendering, ie to increase its number of pixels, it is necessary to choose a larger size.

- How can I clean and maintain a PIXITlab artwork ?

The PIXITlab artwork are composed of colored pixel cards and embossed on expanded pvc. This makes the boards leachable with soap and water with a sponge or soft cloth. UV-friendly eco-inks are scratch and sun-resistant. However, avoid any chemical detergent, alcohol, abrasives, corrosives or thermal pickling.

- How can I fix my cards on a wall ?

You have multiple choices depending on your goals and the nature of your wall, or support. The PIXITlab cards being rigid and extremely light, only very small gluing surfaces are needed to keep them vertical. So you can choose a durable or permanent fixation: double-sided tape. Adhesive adapted to the pvc and the nature of your You can choose a temporary and repositionable fixation: double-sided tape repositionable. Adhesive adapted to pvc and repositionable. Sticky stickers repositionable. Fixing paste. If your walls are not smooth, there are also adhesive tapes and adhesive pads suitable for uneven and granular substrates. Ask for advice from in-store and DIY salespeople.
See our Fixation section.

- How can I clean and maintain a PIXITlab artwork ?

The PIXITlab artwork are composed of colored pixel plates and embossed on expanded PVC. This makes the boards leachable with soap and water with a sponge or soft cloth. UV-friendly eco-inks are scratch and sun-resistant. However, avoid any chemical detergent, alcohol, abrasives, corrosives or thermal pickling.

- Can I frame my PIXITlab artwork ?

Yes, you can frame your PIXITlab works. For this it will take a frame adapted to the dimensions of your work as well as its thickness of 3mm.

- How can I find the order of the pixel plates that reconstitute my PIXITlab artwork ?

First of all each PIXITlab card is numbered on the back. Then the order and sequence of the cards is determined by the size you have chosen. The numbers are always linked in the same order for a given size. Card number 1 is always in the lower left corner, then number 2 comes directly above and so on to the top of the first column of cards. Once the first column is mounted it is necessary to resume at the bottom of the card number 1 and then climb again to the top of the second column etc ... See our Assembly section.

- Can I return a work if I do not like it, once received ?

PIXITlab do not sell you the model but sell you the pixels necessary to reconstitute your work on a surface. Your PIXITlab artwork is unique and personal. It is the result of your aesthetic choices and your manipulations. The rendering obtained on your screen when you validate it is scrupulously reproduced by our workshop and can not be modified or exchanged.See our terms and conditions of sale.