A bit of help in pixel art

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A bit of help in pixel art

Post by Ayush Tiwari » Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:28 am

I know there are many topics,where the things are always asked about the pixel art.But I just wanted to clarify it in detail....
We always had legendary artists,like MightyGuy,Avalyn,Patroid and so on...
But now,we lack many of them,so it would be quite useful if we prepare many forumers for pixel art.GoK,LOA and Lynx Shafir etc, are quite good on this,so if they could describe their views on:

How to improve the skills for making a whole new image and not editing an existing one(I am the worst in this)?

How to make a good texture for image?

What should be focused while editing?

From where do get your inspirations?
And anything which can be helpful...
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Re: A bit of help in pixel art

Post by Field marshal Mick » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:23 am

I have a interest in learning how to do this and anything else that has to do with creating on these games.
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Re: A bit of help in pixel art

Post by Ayush Tiwari » Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:41 am

Field marshal Mick wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:23 am
I have a interest in learning how to do this and anything else that has to do with creating on these games.
I just love ur passion about helping.I would say making JSONs and doing pixel art has huge demand these days,JSON is not possible for me,so I go naturally with making images...
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Re: A bit of help in pixel art

Post by godOfKings » Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:29 am

I only use pixly app in android, the best thing about it is that it is very easy to switch from one colour to another, just by scrolling some bars from 0 to 100% , one hint especially for ayush, the hsbl part has 3 bars, the top bar is to select which colour u need , red , blue, green, yellow etc.

The second bar is to control which shade of the colour u need, for red, light shade will give pink and human skin colours, while dark shade will give blood red to wooden colours etc.

The third bar (bottom most) is mainly for shading, it controls how much 'light' falls on a certain region of the body, by controlling this bar u can apply 3D effect to different bodies of Ur image.

The problem with aos sprite is that size is small, so u have to choose between better 3D effect or better details on the image, if u can find a balance between these 2 u can make awesome images

The hardest part of pixly is choosing the right colour from first and second bar, once u get the right colour, u apply it on Ur image, them use 3rd bar to apply different light and dark shades of this colour to make it more 3Dish
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Re: A bit of help in pixel art

Post by Ayush Tiwari » Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:59 pm

godOfKings wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:29 am
I only use pixly app in android, the best thing about it is that it is very easy to switch from one colour to another, just by scrolling some bars from 0 to 100% , one hint especially for ayush, the hsbl part has 3 bars, the top bar is to select which colour u need , red , blue, green, yellow etc.

The second bar is to control which shade of the colour u need, for red, light shade will give pink and human skin colours, while dark shade will give blood red to wooden colours etc.

The third bar (bottom most) is mainly for shading, it controls how much 'light' falls on a certain region of the body, by controlling this bar u can apply 3D effect to different bodies of Ur image.

The problem with aos sprite is that size is small, so u have to choose between better 3D effect or better details on the image, if u can find a balance between these 2 u can make awesome images

The hardest part of pixly is choosing the right colour from first and second bar, once u get the right colour, u apply it on Ur image, them use 3rd bar to apply different light and dark shades of this colour to make it more 3Dish
Wow!Using pixly already so I know what to do from now on.....
Also,If you could give a little help about starting from scratch,then I would really appreciate it....
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Re: A bit of help in pixel art

Post by godOfKings » Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:17 pm

use black colour to completely draw the outline of image, its just like drawing on an art paper, except the canvas has 'block' dots instead of a smooth line

first u sketch the body, then u colour the insides, colouring is mostly experimentation and practise till u get right
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Re: A bit of help in pixel art

Post by Gral.Sturnn » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:07 pm

If you decide to work on pc I recommend using gimp 2
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