Step by Step : My Pixel BasicsStep by Step : My Pixel Basics in Art Features More Like This
I've had people from time to time ask me how I pixel, and I've never really been sure how to explain. It hasn't been until the past few years that i've really thought too much about what I was doing beyond experimenting and learning new things. I think I've rounded out some basic guidelines I usually follow and a friend wanted some advice so I decided to attempt some sort of explanation
Below are some step by step images and commentary. Please note that there is no one right way to create a piece of art. This Step by Step is meant only to impart some understanding of how I do things . In Pixel art alone there are many many 'styles'. I encourage anyone reading to look up more than one tutorial and seek critique if trying to learn their own pixel style.
Please excuse any spelling mistakes, and take note that I use Photoshop 7.0, but the same principals sh
Stamps and TutorialsI've been noticing more and more lately that many people simply do not grasp what I was trying to get across with my Rose Tutorial found below.Stamps and Tutorials in Personal More Like This
Probably about 80-90% of the time I come across someone that has supposedly 'used' my tutorial they have in fact simply either just traced my rose outline or copied it EXACTLY pixel for pixel. MY TUTORIAL WAS NOT MEANT TO SHOW YOU HOW TO SIMPLY REPRODUCE THE EXACT ROSE I HAD DRAWN.
Take a look at these other roses I have drawn. They aren't all the same rose over and over again are they? No..they're not. Sometimes I will repeat a single rose shape within a bunch of others as the more there are the harder it is to tell that some are the same. However, simply xeroxing my pixel work and saying you did it by 'using' my tutorial Really makes me want to simply take it down.
Any time you use a pixel tutorial and do nothing beyond eyeball or trace exact p