Improve your pixel art sprites!
In this tutorial, I will explain you how to use a couple techniques I used to improve
Planet Centauri's sprites before implementing them into the game (or before animating them).
Some of the rules shown here are very easy to use, and/or are purely methodical;
so even if you aren't very skilled, follow those simple guidelines to make your sprites cleaner.
A lot of basic mistakes will ruin the quality of your art.
Thankfully, they're also generally quite easy to fix with some experience, and
by paying attention.
Too many colors
Pixel art is all about constraints. When two colors are
It has been a while since my last journal entry...^^
Since a few days you can buy my art as merchandise like prints, stickers and so on on two shop pages:
Society6 or Redbubble.
I am sure you'll find something there. More artworks will be uploaded soon...
Also you can follow me now on Instagram and as before on Twitter or Facebook.
well, not 10 years exactly and I mean 10 years of digital art... I think I did my first drawings in Photoshop about 2003 or 2004. I have those very old files still on my harddrive, but I guess the dates aren't all that correct, since the data changed the harddrive pretty often.
It's a little embarrassing for me to look upon those old pics, because they look mostly pretty shitty...^^ But of course I had to make my first steps and you always start somewhere and that's often not the prettiest place. But for some reason I really like to look at my old pen- and pencil-drawings from my childhood or my teenage years very much, but with digital art