Tag : graphics
Hey everyone, apologies for the slow updates on Ikaroids HD for the iPad – rest assured this is because we’re working hard to revamp the iPad version to the highest standard that we can. What I can tell you is that it’s looking gorgeous, and you can expect to see more updates on the way. […]
In this post I’m going to show you the stages I use to apply a ‘panelling’ effect on my machine sprites, to give the impression that a sprite has been constructed. These little details, such as raised and indented areas, can really bring an otherwise simple surface to life very fast. Tools needed: Photoshop
Today I’m going to take you through the basic process of making a planet sprite. This will come in useful for background images, scenery, or icons. Tools used: Adobe Photoshop (or similar graphics program)
In this post I hope to take you through the basic stages of putting together the pieces for a boss sprite. Obviously everyone is going to have their own preferred technique, but here’s what I found worked best for me once I’d made a few already and had the process refined to a point I was happy with.