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The Pixel Course by ConceptCookie The Pixel Course by ConceptCookie
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Hello and welcome to the the first level of the Pixel Course: the Fundamentals

Through this creature course, Tim Von Rueden takes a closer look at creating pixel art while in Photoshop CS5 using a Wacom Intuos4 tablet.

What you’ll learn in this course

This course is set to teach you the fundamentals of pixel art from learning the different terms to setting up Photoshop to work specifically for pixel art. We will go through the pixel specific terms such as anti-aliasing, dithering, pillow shading, and outlining, to help better understand pixel art. From there we will take a quick look at color and how to use techniques such as hue shifting to give your work a boost in value and saturation on such a small scale. For each of the objects we will be creating (rock, tree, character) I will take a classic and modern approach to show different ways of going about the many different styles of pixel art.

The resources included in this course

The resources are in the downloadable source files and contain the following: The pixel art brushes that are used throughout the course, a custom font for quick pixel writing, a chart explaining each of the pixel art terms, a collection guide giving a step by step look at how to create the rock, tree, and character, the pixel .PSD containing every pixel creation that was made during the course along with examples for you to look at, and finally a Pixel Character Base, which you can take and create your own character to post in the gallery below!
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Lostsabbath Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Kalcazar Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm going to give this a try. oh yeah! thanks for the tutorial.
Pitsuca Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Student General Artist
Ahh, i wanted to click to the play icon XD...
ConceptCookie Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Didiwalker Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for sharing! :)
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