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Pixel Art Fundamentals: Create Pixel Art for Games

Matheus Dix, Designer and Pixel Artist

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8 Videos (41m)

    • Introduction PRESS START

    • Basic Setup TUTORIAL MODE

    • Core Concepts FIRST MISSION

    • Light and Color

    • Spriting a Character

    • Creating Backgrounds

    • Create Your Project FINAL BOSS

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About This Class

In this class you’ll learn the principles of Pixel Art. At the end of this class you’ll have at least your own character and background to start prototyping your own game.

Pixel art is a form of digital art that became very influent by its usage in early video games and it is still very popular nowadays. Is a very powerful tool for indie game developers because you can create extremely beautiful graphics with it and it can be easily done by a single person.

Full Soundtrack by Diego Linx.

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This was more like two lessons in one rather than just a lesson on pixel art. The color theory section could have been it's own video, but he generously included it so as to help people grasp how important color choice would impact their pixel art. A great lesson for beginners.
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Although I know most of it already, it was really good explained and easy to watch & learn! :) I recommend this class to anyone who wnats to start with Pixelart!
i'm new to skillshare and enjoying the classes so far. really interesting materials if you want to learn something specific like this one. unfortunately, i'm experiencing video streaming issues.





Matheus Dix

Designer and Pixel Artist

Designer and illustrator from Rio de Janeiro, Matheus Dix studied Graphic Design in college and create his own design studio with two friends.

Dix is always finding to learn new technics and improve his skills.This way he never stopped to learn about his favorite subjects like Character Design, Calligraphy and Pixel Art.

In his first Skillshare class, he combined his studies and searches in a guide on how to create Pixel Art for game development.

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