Learn Professional 2D Game Asset Graphic Design in Photoshop

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MOOC
Payment
Learning paid
Language
English
Duration
7.5 hours course
Course by Udemy
What will you learn?
Design and build professional game assets
Understand the basics of drawing
Choose colors for your game art
Digital paint
About the course


This
course was last updated on 12/17/16


Join
the course and begin designing game art assets today!


Do
you want to learn how to create game graphics? Or maybe you’re on a
quest to start making money as a game graphic designer? In any case
you’ve come to the right place.


The
Learn Professional 2D Game Asset Graphic Design in Photoshop course
will show you how to create high quality stylized game graphics that
will stand up as professional work. The techniques taught in this
course can be translated into just about any asset creation for
games. This course will enhance or give you skills in the world of
digital art creation - or your money back!


The
course is your track to building amazing attractive game assets!
Whether for your own games or for other peoples projects.


This
course will take you from having little knowledge in Photoshop to
creating professional game design in as little as 1 week.


So
what else is in it for you?


You’ll
create
9
different projects in this course that will take you from beginner to
expert!


You’ll
gain instant access to all 7 sections of the course.


The
course is setup to quickly take you through step by step, the process
of creating game art in Photoshop. It will equip you with the
knowledge to create stunning designs and animations for mobile app or
HTML games!


Don’t
believe me? I offer you a full money back guarantee within the first
30 days of purchasing the course.


Here’s
what you get with the course:


You’ll
get access to the 7 sections of the course that will show you how
to design, create, and paint game art from the ground up. The course
is supported with over 7 hours of clear content that I walk you
through each step of the way.


All
at your fingers tips instantly.



  • The
    course starts with the basics. For those of you that have never used
    Photoshop I’ll walk you through the basic tools we’ll be using
    and show you how to navigate the interface using hotkeys.


  • Next
    you’ll learn the basics of drawing, shape, perspective, value, and
    color.


  • Once
    you’ve learned the basics of asset art you will build your first
    two assets, a wooden crate. You will be creating two different
    textures for the crate that will teach you two completely different
    styles.


  • At
    this point you’ll be ready to start replicating artwork from hit
    games such as Rayman and Crossy Road.


  • Next
    you’ll design your own sword and gem buttons that you will digitally
    paint.


  • Lastly
    you will get access to the bonus section of the course where you
    will learn how to animate a play button in Photoshop.


Over
the 7 chapters you will learn:



  • Photoshop
    basics


  • The
    basics of drawing


  • Value
    and color theory


  • How
    to build game props from scratch


  • How
    to digital paint


  • How
    to create 6 different styles of game art


  • Sprite
    sheet creation


  • Photoshop’s
    animation tool


What
else will you get?


-
Personal contact with me, the course tutor


-
Lifetime access to course materials


-
Understanding of how professional mobile app game artwork is
designed, created, and organized layer by layer to create a master
piece


-
Quizzes and exercise work sheets


This
all comes under one convenient easy to use platform. Plus you will
get fast, friendly, responsive support on the Udemy Q&A section
of the course or direct message.


I
will be here for you every step of the way!


So
what are you waiting for? Sign up now to start building your
game
world!

Program
Introduction
By the end of this section you will be prepared to dive right into the courses curriculum and will be equippedwith knowledge that will allow you the best learning experience possible.
Welcome to the course! Introduction
Hi and Welcome to the course! My name is Jaysen and I will be your instructor for teaching you how to create 2D game assets in Photoshop. In this lecture you are going to learn a little bit about me. Then we are going to go over everything we will be covering in this course. By the end of this lecture you will have a detailed understanding of everything that's in this course.
Learn how to get a guaranteed win out of this course!
In this lecture I'm going to explain to you how to take this course and how you can get the most out of it. Remember that I'm always here to help you, so if you have any questions please ask. By the end of this lecture you will have a road map for taking this course which will lead you right to a guaranteed win.
Join the Facebook support group and share your designs!
Join the Facebook group and share your art with us as you go through the course. If you'd like critics you can ask for them when you post. If not just expect some good old motivation from me and your fellow student! 
What will you need for this course?
There are a few things you will need to complete this course. The first thing is Photoshop. If you don't have Photoshop do not worry, you can get a 30-day free trial from the adobe download page. The second item is not required but is recommended. I recommend that you use a drawing tablet as this will make it easier to draw in Photoshop. If you can't get a drawing tablet do not worry. I started out drawing with paper and pencil then scanning my drawing into Photoshop and you can most definitely do the same.
Get Photoshop Free for 30 days!
If you don't have Photoshop don't worry, you can download a 30-day Free trial from Adobes download page. Downloading Photoshop is quick and easy. Adobes 30- day trial is also very nice because you can export with out water marks so you can still use your work in your UI and App games. 
What is asset creation & where to find inspiration
In this lecture were are going to go over what assets are. Assets are a single object that are used in every thing from games to animated TV shows. In this lecture we will be going over examples of asset props and background pieces. As well as where to find inspiration reference for your 2D Game assets. We will also be covering the touchy subject of copping artwork.
Basics of Asset Creation
By the end of this section you will be able to use Photoshop like a pro. You will also be equipped with drawing and color theory knowledge.
Learn the Basics of Photoshop's Interface
If you're not familiar with Photoshop it's ok. In this lecture You will learn all the basic tools that we will be using through out the course. You will also become familiarized with Photoshop's Interface. By the end of this course you will be equipped with the basics working knowledge to start creating amazing video game assets.
Learn how to make your workflow faster with hotkeys
In the professional world of digital art there is no way to survive without hotkeys!. Hot keys are keys on your keyboard that you can press to quickly bring up tools and windows in Photoshop. The reason why hotkeys are so essential is because it makes your work flow 10X faster! In this lecture you will learn all the hotkeys for the tools you were introduced to in the last lecture.
Understanding Photoshop layers
Layers are Photoshop's greatest tool and their one of the biggest reasons Photoshop is the industry standard. In this lecture you are going to learn about layers, how they interact with each other, and how to keep them organized. Some people find Photoshop's layers to be confusing so in this lecture I'm going to break them down in a way that is easy to understand.
Drawing basic knowledge and techniques
If you want to become a master in art it's all about the fundamentals. Drawing is by far the #1 fundamental you must master in order to create professional game art. In this lecture we will be going over all the basics of drawing. By the end of this lecture you will have an understanding of shape, form, highlight & shadow, and perspective.   
Requirements
  • Photoshop ( you can get the free trial version)
  • Computer and mouse (Paper, pencil, and camera will be needed for this)
  • Drawing tablet (Not required for course)
Lecturers
Jaysen Batchelor
Jaysen Batchelor
Illustrator & Designer
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