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Twitch's Pixel Art Tutorial
Here is a step-by-step process I follow when making sprites. This tutorial was originally posted to my WordPress blog, which has lots of other fakemon-related content. For this tutorial, I will be spriting an as-yet-unnamed fakemon who was designed in a previous journal entry.
Without further ado, let me show you how I make sprites.
I start with an 80x80 canvas on my pixel art program of choice, GraphicsGale. I actually work on a much larger canvas, 800x800 usually, and utilize the included grid feature to divide it into appropriately-sized squares. Why 80x80? That was the limit on sprite size in Diamond and Pearl, and although Black and White expanded it to 92x92, very few sprites strayed beyond the 80x80 box. It's also the size I use in my game. I seldom feel the need to go outside it; almost any Pokemon design