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Where to hire 2D sprite artists? [closed]

I'm looking for high quality original 2D sprite collections which are animated where appropriate. (IE not simply collections I can buy, we want original work). I've had a look online but am ...
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2answers
1k views

If you are a solo programmer, how do you manage the graphics artistry part?

If you are a solo programmer creating a game, what do you do for the graphics and art part? Should I work with graphics artist to draw the characters and the environment? I don't know how to draw ...
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5answers
16k views

Graphics for non-Graphics Designers [closed]

Are there resources for programmers with little to no graphics design talent, but still want to make good-enough graphics for their own programs? I'm interested in both 2d and 3d computer generated ...
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6answers
625 views

Getting Past “Boring” Content Creation [duplicate]

When I'm creating games, I really love the coding part -- designing, developing the main functionality and "core" part of the game. However, most of my games are reasonably small/easy in terms of ...
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1answer
501 views

How to prepare a sprite for a game?

For example, I created my character drawing on Paint.NET using the Pencil tool and now it's a sprite like asset. If I want him to move do I need to create many different poses for him and render them ...
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1answer
455 views

Early stages of games development - create 2d animation images for iOS games?

I am in the early stages of developing a game. I don't have an artist or graphics person on board yet. How can I create simple images for animation to work through the early stages of game development?...
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1answer
417 views

What's the easiest way to fill my 3d enviornment with temporary graphics?

Currently I am starting a 3D game with C# but I don't have a designer yet nor any images or anything or any money to invest on it. I would like to develop it using some sort of placeholder or ...
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3answers
2k views

Can I use copyrighted images and music in my game? [duplicate]

I am working on my first ever project , and I have used some copyrighted images(images taken from some other well recognized games). Is it even possible that I edit the images a little bit and then ...