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Curiosity killed the coffee by Zombiesmile Curiosity killed the coffee :iconzombiesmile:Zombiesmile 12,344 606 Aeolian3 by wlop Aeolian3 :iconwlop:wlop 16,801 453 Confession by kawacy Confession :iconkawacy:kawacy 5,669 183 PIXEL ART TUTORIAL by Cellusious PIXEL ART TUTORIAL :iconcellusious:Cellusious 626 19 travelling merchant camp by iSohei travelling merchant camp :iconisohei:iSohei 535 27 Isometric Buildings by iSohei Isometric Buildings :iconisohei:iSohei 353 61 spriting tutorial by Ankaraven spriting tutorial :iconankaraven:Ankaraven 333 68 Gimp Animation Mini Tutorial by princess-phoenix Gimp Animation Mini Tutorial :iconprincess-phoenix:princess-phoenix 844 128
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How to get started with Pixel Art
Lately I have frequently been asked what programs I use for pixeling and/or animating and also in general how I go about it. Now I currently don't have the time to create a tutorial of my own but I figured until I will be able to do so I could at least give you some helpful tips and link you to some tutorials made by others. :)
:bulletwhite: About the programs I use :bulletwhite:
I do pretty much all the pixeling itself in Photoshop Elements 8.0 which sadly enough isn't free. But don't worry, in general photshop is even a little overpowered for pixel art, I simply use it because I am most used to it.
Technically you can even use Microsoft Paint for pixeling, after all the only two things you really need to be able to create pixel art is a pen tool and the ability to zoom in far enough. The only real disadvantage about Paint is the lack of transparency support so you can only create pixels with an opaque background.
However I can offer you a really great third optio
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Pixel Art Tutorial - Textures by narvils Pixel Art Tutorial - Textures :iconnarvils:narvils 377 79 5 Tips for the Aspiring Pixel Artist by Cyangmou 5 Tips for the Aspiring Pixel Artist :iconcyangmou:Cyangmou 439 51 Pixel Art Tutorial 1 - Game Perspectives by Cyangmou Pixel Art Tutorial 1 - Game Perspectives :iconcyangmou:Cyangmou 836 24 Rider by fool Rider :iconfool:fool 389 33 1001 by fool 1001 :iconfool:fool 331 35 iso castle by fool iso castle :iconfool:fool 19,663 1,755 Sunflower by Satchely Sunflower :iconsatchely:Satchely 4,723 294

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