How to Make Pixel Art




Introduction: How to Make Pixel Art

Are you starting your own game? Or you just love digital arts? Or you're a little explorer? Anyways, this tutorial will take us to the world of pixel art! This is a simple guide on how to make your own pixel art on computer or any digital device. Don't expect this tutorial to teach you moving pixel arts like action games of Street Fighter, etc. No, no, no. Just for beginners that is.

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Step 1:

Open MS Paint or any editing software.

Step 2:


Step 3:

Select Pencil Tool. Thickness should be the thinnest.

Step 4:

Open toolbar "View" ,select Gridlines.

Step 5:

In the "Home" toolbar, select Resize.

Step 6:

Select "Pixels" and remove the tick of Maintain aspect ratio. Adjust the horizontal and vertical scale to 64x64.

Step 7:

Zoom in up to 800% then draw your pixel art.

Step 8:

Again, go to toolbar "View" then un-tick the Gridlines.

Step 9:

Afterwards, Zoom out to 100%. Now take a good look.

Step 10:

View your pixel art from any photo viewer.


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5 years ago

This is awesome! Thanks :D