30 Excellent Pixel Art Tutorials For Pixel Lovers If you’re born in 90s, I am sure that you have witnessed the glorious age of the pixel art. It exists on the old-school gaming platform, mobile phone and other digital devices. It’s one of the greatest technological inventions that dominate the digital world for several years, and now it rises again as a definitive art form within the artist community. Doing the pixel art could mean that you’re striving for perfection, as you even need to manually craft out the shading, dithering and even anti-aliasing. That means you have to draw the artwork pixel by pixel! Today, with the aim to provide you a solid understanding of the pixel art and its essential techniques, we want to showcase to you 30 detailed and inspiring tutorials by talented pixel artists to help you carve out possibly one of the most detailed works in your life. Try on them and you’ll know, full list of tutorials after jump! Recommended Reading: 50 Beautiful and Creative Pixel Arts Shading Of A Rock Textures Tree Adding Pattern
Рисуем пиксельный изометрический дом - Уроки пиксельной графики и уроки Фотошоп, Pixelart Photoshop tutorials, смайлы, пиксели и игры для сотовых Часть 6: Строим изометрический дом Используя те техники, о которых говорилось в предыдущих главах, мы нарисуем изометрическое строение. Я решил построить магазин для видеоигры, который называется 'Marsh's Loft'. Вы, конечно же, можете строить, что угодно. Например, домик для проекта пиксельная карта Рунета. 1: Начните с построения основного контура прямоугольника. 2: Поскольку базовая форма куба будет выглядеть довольно скучно, я решил добавить более интересную верхнюю секцию. 3: Сейчас, когда мы уже имеем основу для нашего строения, мы можем заполнить форму выбранным цветом. 4: Чтобы сделать все еще интереснеее, я добавил выемку на верхушке здания. 5: Снова используем верхний левый источник света, выбираем три варианта цвета: базовый цвет, его светлый и темный оттенки. 6: Теперь добавим несколько деталей на края. 7: Я добавил окно, нарисовав прямоугольник, а затем такой же, но меньше внутри первого. 8: По той же технологии была создана дверь. (Реальный размер) Содержание:
Spriting Guide | The Cave of Dragonflies I care about the truth, and I strive to keep the information on this website accurate and up-to-date. For instance, where possible, I have taken pains to personally test claims about the video games before making them. However, doing so is not always feasible, occasionally I manage to be wrong even when I think I've confirmed something, and with a website of this size, it's difficult to keep track of every single piece of information anywhere on it that might need to be changed or updated. Thus, if you spot any errors, mistakes or out-of-date tidbits - or even just typos - I'd be thrilled if you would report them via this form. Pokémon, Pikachu and all other Pokémon characters © 1995-2015 Nintendo, GAME FREAK and Creatures, Inc. This is a fan-made website.
16×16 Pixel Art Tutorial 16×16 Pixel Art Tutorial Apparently pixel art is cool once again, and if you are reading this blog, chances are, you like pixel art. As my first actual article on the site, I thought I’d make a little tutorial on how to pixel your own 16*16 sprite, that you can use as a favicon for your website or game. There are many ways to go about pushing pixels, and this is just one of them. Sadly, this tutorial will not teach you how to draw or come up with nice ideas, sorry. Fire up your app of choice (mine is GraFX2, but you may be more comfortable with Photoshop, GIMP or what-have-you), and make a new 16*16 pixel document. Step 1 – OUTLINES What to do: Using black colour, make a little drawing inside the bounds. Step 2 – BASE COLOURS Step 3 – SHADOWS What to do: For each of the base colours from the previous step, make one darker color and use it to add shadows where needed. Step 4 – OUTLINE COLOUR What to do: Add some colour to your black outlines. Step 5 – ENJOY (and potentially boast) i
Here’s how to create a PS1 demake, and vote on what game gets the retro treatment next | GamesRadar+ In case the name didn’t give it away 98DEMAKE, demakes modern games to look like they came out in 1998. It’s a homage to the PS1 era of low poly models, postage stamp-sized textures and bushes that look like two pieces of cardboard slotted into each other. You can see some of their work here, including The Last of Us, Far Cry 5, Dark Souls and vote for what they make next at the bottom of this article, but let’s take a look at 98DEMAKE’s take on Fallout 4: The question is how do you actually make a game look like it’s 20 years old? It all starts with the textures and because PS1 era games were built from such simple shapes, these textures (or the skin that goes over those shapes) have to do a lot of work. As you can see various regions correspond to different parts of the body. That gets you this: That’s not a mistake either, that’s actual size: 256 pixels by 256 pixels, which was the maximum texture size a PlayStation 1 could handle back in the day. Here’s the final set up.
MS Paint Tricks | Tutorial MS Paint Tricks by Messenjah MSPaint is actually a very powerful image editor. Here's all the things about MSPaint you probably didn't know. Chapter 1 - Brush Scaling This is pretty much the most basic thing here. You may think that the standard brush sizes in MSPaint only come in the three sizes, right? Open up a new document in paint, select the paintbrush tool, hold Ctrl and press the + button on the numpad. This technique also works with the line tool, the spraypaint tool, and the eraser tool. Chapter 2 - Custom Brushes This is the one that NOBODY knows - You can make your own custom brushes in paint! Here's what I did: Now, select that little image, turn transparency on, hold shift, and drag it around! Cool, huh? Chapter 2 1/2 - The 'Stamp' Tool This is something I improvised. So, I have this image of an old lady: And I want to put these leaves in her hair. Now, I could copy and paste all day, but there is an easy way around this. :O! Chapter 3 - Image Scaling Now, say you want it smaller.
Урок пиксельарт - рисование в изометрическом пространстве - Уроки пиксельной графики и уроки Фотошоп, Pixelart Photoshop tutorials, смайлы, пиксели и игры для сотовых Часть 1: Настройка Photoshop для создания пиксельной графики Замечание: я предпочитаю использовать Adobe ImageReady для всех моих пиксельных работ, используя до этого Photoshop в течение нескольких лет, я и сейчас использую компоновку инструментальных средств Imageready и его интерфейс. Так как Imageready в основе своей совпадает с Photoshop для изображений с низким разрешением, он стал идеальным средством разработки и корректировки пиксельных изображений. Естественно вы не ограничены ImageReady, Paint Shop Pro, Graphics Gale или даже старый добрый MSPaint вполне подходят для пиксельной графики, но только PSP (прим. - и в новых версиях Graphics Gale) допускает использование слоев, без чего не обойтись при создании больших иллюстраций. 1: Откройте ImageReady и создайте новый документ, выберите инструмент Карандаш (Pencil tool) (клавиша быстрого вызова - 'N') и выберите наименьший размер кисти. 3: Результатом этих действий станет другое представление вашего уже открытого документа.
How to Train an Animator, by Walt Disney It's difficult to overstate the importance of the following eight-page memo. Written by Walt Disney in December of 1935 to Don Graham — a highly respected art teacher from Chounaird Art Institute tasked with helming art classes for Disney animators — this missive signalled the birth of a structured training program that would subsequently enable Walt's studio to produce hit-after-hit during the Golden Age of Animation. For aspiring animators, this is absolutely essential reading; for everyone else, assuming you have even the slightest interest in the development of one of the world's most influential entertainment companies, this is simply an engrossing, inspiring read. Transcript follows.
Introduction to Pixel Art for Games If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or follow me on Twitter. Thanks for visiting! Learn pixel art by making this cool game character! This is a guest post by Glauber Kotaki, an experienced 2D game artist available for hire. Pixel Art is really popular in games these days, and for some great reasons: Looks. So wanna try your hand at some pixel art? And as a bonus, after I show you how to make the character, Ray will dive in and show you how to integrate it into an iPhone game! To follow along with this tutorial, you will need Adobe Photoshop. Read on to start pushing some pixels! What Is Pixel Art? Before we get started, let’s be really clear about what pixel art is – it’s not as obvious as you might think. The easiest way to define pixel art is by saying what is not pixel art: that is, anything that generates pixels Gradient Gradients: Choosing two colors and calculating the ones between them in a space interval. Blur Anti-alias Getting Started There: 32x32 pixels! Yay!
Pixel Art: Animation smoothness – Lost Fortress Aim for smoothness! Following a vote on Twitter to celebrate the 2500 followers, animation smoothness was the subject chosen. It’s a BROAD subject, so I will try to cover it without going to deep in every aspect. It will be centred around pixel art, no shit Sherlock, but a lot of animation principles are valid in any technique or medium. We will talk about the following subjects: Animation speed and frame rateEasing motion in an outSecondary motionSub pixel animation It’s not an exhaustive menu by any stretch of the imagination, but we have to start somewhere! Animation Speed and frame rate Some basics: the speed of your animation will play a HUGE part in it’s perceived smoothness. “So, the more the better! STOP WAIT! How do you make a pixel travel 10 pixels horizontally? “But wait, if I want my pixel to move slowly, it’s not smooth at all!” No it’s not. Now let’s talk about me, because I’m the subject I’m the most familiar with. Aseprite’s interface, you can set any value you like. – Skaz
Download Microsoft Paint / Recover Missing Copy This guide is for people who removed or accidentally un-installed their Microsoft Paint on their Windows, but now want them back. I lost my MS Paint too two days ago, poking at the wrong place of my Add/Remove Windows Component and there goes my mspaint. It can only be re-installed with a Windows XP CD in my case, but I don’t have any with me. I have a Windows XP CD If you are 100% sure that MS Paint does not exist in your system anymore, there are three ways to get it back. Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs > Add/Remove Windows Components > Double click on "Accessories and Utilities" > Double click on "Accessories" > Check "Paint" > OK > Next.. Download mspaint.exe Worse comes to worst, you don’t have a CD, nor a friend or relative with Windows XP, and your pet dog is using a MacBook, you are left with no choice but to download it. [Download mspaint.exe] (mirror) Download Windows XP System Apps (mirror) Happy painting