AuthorTopic: How to get started?  (Read 1728 times)

Offline fskn

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Re: How to get started?

Reply #20 on: November 09, 2020, 06:30:20 pm
Aseprite, which seems most people prefer using, is pretty cheap at $20, and there's a free trial version.
Some people use GraphicsGale instead, which is free. https://graphicsgale.com/us
And others even use the old MSPaint.

As for tutorials, there's plenty at Lospec:
https://lospec.com/pixel-art-tutorials

Offline yrizoud

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Re: How to get started?

Reply #21 on: November 10, 2020, 11:05:13 am
If you're on Windows there are many free choices. I advise you to use anything that provides easy ways to :
- Zoom in/out. Many programs provide mousewheel control for this.
- Pick color, especially from the image. An easily reachable keyboard shortcut (or mouse button) is a must.