Introduction: Make an 8-bit Companion Cube


Here's how to make an 8-bit companion cube for use in retro video games or anything related to Portal that you want to look retro. It's pretty simple and uses only free software.

Step 1: Here's What You Need


Here's What You Need:
1) a PC running Microsoft
2) ms paint
3) a companion cube (a picture will do)

Step 2: Step 1

Open up MS paint and zoom to 400%

Step 3: Step 2


Select the 1 pixel paintbrush

Step 4: Step 4

Select a color and draw the companion cube bit by bit. (no pun intended)

Step 5: That's All!


That's all you need to do to draw a companion cube. This method can be translated to anything, like Mario, or Donkey Kong.

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ibayibay1 made it!(author)2011-07-07

i do this all the time, but in minecraft

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burdockwing made it!(author)2011-10-12

nice!

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