The release of high-quality digital art tools has empowered developers to customize their games with unique art and assets that they’ve created themselves. Without needing to spend money on custom commissions or high-priced pre-made assets, you can take full control of your game, and reap all the rewards.
Game Artwork Academy will give you the fundamental skills needed to create simple 2D and 3D game assets in a variety of styles, including pixel art, vector art, and 3D models. Using the popular tools Blender, MagicaVoxel, Photoshop, GIMP, and Inkscape, you’ll learn by creating real assets that can be implemented in any engine of your choosing.
Whether you’re wanting to give your games a personal touch, or simply want to understand the workflow needed to create game art, these courses will give you everything you need to get started.
You will learn:
- 3D modeling basics
- Voxel model creation
- Pixel art painting
- Vector art techniques
- Exporting and importing assets
- Scalable vector art with Inkscape
- Pixel Art with Photoshop and GIMP
- Troubleshooting common issues
- 3D models with Blender
- Rigging and texturing models
- Voxel art with MagicaVoxel
- Exporting models
No art experience is required to start creating your own assets. These courses provide a step-by-step approach to each program and art style, giving you all the tools and guidance needed to succeed!
Why Create Your Own Assets?
These days, developers have a ton of tools at their disposal – including digital art programs. These popular tools all achieve extremely high rankings, ensuring that with the right skills, you can create high-quality assets and customize the appearance of your game – sometimes without spending a cent.
With the indie game market exploding, there has been an increasing number of successful games where both programming and art were completed by only one or two people!
As all art styles have a stable foothold in different markets and genres (as shown by the Top 200 grossing mobile games), modern developers can be empowered like never before by expanding their skill set to include asset creation!