Explore Python app development by building a pixel art drawing app.
Since the early days of Microsoft Paint, being able to draw with computers has been a fascination and staple of how they’re used. With Python, these apps are not only possible, but a fantastic way to explore handling complex user interfaces – with many opportunities for expansion!
Using Tkinter – Python’s standard GUI toolkit – you’ll construct a UI-oriented app that allows you to “paint” in a pixel art style with various colors. You’ll explore important GUI concepts such as creating grids, detecting mouse clicks in grid squares, using color pickers, and more – all while building this portfolio-worthy project from scratch!
Through these lessons, you’ll both enhance your Python programming skills in a practical way and gain newfound GUI techniques to expand and apply to your future Python applications!
This course assumes familiarity with Python and Tkinter.
You will learn how to:
- Build an interactable grid
- Set up control panel elements
- Add tools to draw and erase “pixels”
- Implement a color picker with UI
- Create a screenshot saving system
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