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.