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Offline Pinux

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Getting Started

on: March 09, 2015, 10:28:59 pm
Hello, I've made simple pixel art on this forum a while back however I still don't feel as though I am getting anywhere and I want to become a pixel artiest.  Is there really a starting point or is there something I should do or know ??? I would love to know where I should begin (Of course the first question what do you want to do) and I want to make pixel art for games but I do not know where to start,

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Re: Getting Started

Reply #1 on: March 09, 2015, 10:40:54 pm
When I started I just went for it. Started drawing stuff that looked like crap, but I kept going and going and drawing more stuff. Eventually I went back and revisited some stuff and revised it and just kept drawing. The more you draw, the more you get a "feel" for what should look better and you learn to subconsciously do little things that make your piece better like combine clusters and add in small bits of AA around certain areas of high contrast of just jagged intersections of color. But yea, just start drawing whatever would be my suggestion.

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Re: Getting Started

Reply #2 on: March 10, 2015, 07:15:40 pm
thank you, Ill keep going  ;D

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Re: Getting Started

Reply #3 on: March 10, 2015, 08:22:41 pm
Start posting in the Daily Sketch thread.  :)
http://wayofthepixel.net/index.php?topic=16253.0
And knowing that it is, we seek what it is... ~ Aristotle, Posterior Analytics, Chapter 1

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Re: Getting Started

Reply #4 on: March 11, 2015, 09:48:42 pm
When I started I just went for it. Started drawing stuff that looked like crap, but I kept going and going and drawing more stuff. Eventually I went back and revisited some stuff and revised it and just kept drawing. The more you draw, the more you get a "feel" for what should look better and you learn to subconsciously do little things that make your piece better like combine clusters and add in small bits of AA around certain areas of high contrast of just jagged intersections of color. But yea, just start drawing whatever would be my suggestion.

What tool do you use for your pixel art?

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Re: Getting Started

Reply #5 on: March 11, 2015, 10:17:39 pm
"Because the beauty of the human body is that it hasn't a single muscle which doesn't serve its purpose; that there's not a line wasted; that every detail of it fits one idea, the idea of a man and the life of a man."

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Re: Getting Started

Reply #6 on: March 11, 2015, 10:38:11 pm
Graphics gale
Go here for more info: http://wayofthepixel.net/index.php?topic=17543.0

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Re: Getting Started

Reply #7 on: March 12, 2015, 07:15:48 pm