Pixel Art Environments: 2D Environment Design & Animation.

Learn to create your own top-down & platformer based environments, backgrounds and assets for video games.

Want to make your games stand out? Pixel art is quick and easy, when you know how!

What you’ll learn

  • Create your own top-down and platformer based Pixel Art Environments in just a few hours..
  • Develop the awesome skills to quickly create Pixel Art backgrounds and landscapes..
  • Craft Pixel Art objects and environmental assets for decoration..
  • Design unique 2D game backgrounds..
  • Make interior environments such as brick walls and castle decorations..
  • Understand how to create tile sets for top-down and platformer games..
  • Create nature environments and assets..
  • Build basic animations for assets and landscapes..
  • Quickly become competent using the very popular LibreSprite / Asesprite software..
  • Be part of an amazing and supportive community of people similar to you..

Course Content

  • Introduction & Setup –> 9 lectures • 39min.
  • Creating Tilesets & Assets –> 9 lectures • 1hr.
  • Designing Backgrounds –> 8 lectures • 1hr 8min.
  • Polishing Environments –> 9 lectures • 48min.

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Want to make your games stand out? Pixel art is quick and easy, when you know how!

Learn how to create your own top-down and platformer based Pixel Art Environments in just a few hours.

Using the highly popular LibreSprite / Aseprite, you’ll create dozens of pixel art assets throughout this course, including nature environments and assets, interior environments such as brick walls, castle decorations and more.

You’ll develop the skills to quickly create Pixel Art backgrounds and landscapes, and be crafting Pixel Art objects and environmental assets for decoration in no time!

All of this helps make your game stand out, which is ideal for game jams, packed game stores, portfolios and much more!

From creating Environment Pixel Art, to understanding colours, to creating animations and designing game backgrounds. You’ll do it all!

By the end of the course you’ll know how to create tile sets for top-down and platformer games, have designed game backgrounds, and built basic animations for assets and landscapes.

And, the environment design process can be applied to all types of 2D environment design, not just Pixel Art.

Whether you’re a beginner with pixel art, more intermediate and want to improve your skills, or a game developer working with 2D Engines, this course will help you.

Your instructor, Reece, will provide you with many tips and tricks to improve quickly and be efficient with your asset creation process.

All students have access to the Q&A where our Instructors, Teaching Assistants and Community are ready to help answer your questions and cheer on your success.

Jump in and start creating your awesome environments now!

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