Creating art for your games

Creating art for your games

Today, we want to provide you with a quick roundup of articles and resources that can help you improve art for your game. If you’re a programmer working with “programmer art” to an art director overseeing a team of artists, it’s always good to research modern techniques.

How Klei Entertainment does 2D animation

Klei Entertainment staffers Jeff Agala and Aaron Bouthillier spoke at the 2017 GDC and talked about their creative process. It’s a good session about how they work!

Learn to draw game characters

Big Fish Games has pulled together a great list of videos showing you how to draw game characters. Many games need characters, and the better and more memorable they are, the more likely your game is to be successful. Check out their list of resources.

Using minimalism in game design

Many game developers are finding that games with a minimalist design are much more successful than an overly complex art style. Consider the simplicity of games like Zip-Zap or 2048, both of which have done very well. In this post from Tutsplus, they cover minimalism as an art style and what you need to consider when pursuing this style.

Rob Miracle
rob@coronalabs.com

Rob is the Developer Relations Manager for Corona Labs. Besides being passionate about helping other developers make great games using Corona, he is also enjoys making games in his spare time. Rob has been coding games since 1979 from personal computers to mainframes. He has over 16 years professional experience in the gaming industry.

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