Learn Professional 2D Game Graphic Design in Photoshop

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Learning paid
6.5 hours course
Course by Udemy
What will you learn?
Build professional stylized backgrounds from scratch in Photoshop
Make Money from your new skills
Create your own game graphics
About the course

This course was last updated on 10/19/16

Join over 10,500 learning students and begin designing game graphics today!

Looking to make
extra money as a game graphic designer? Or maybe you’re on a quest
to create graphics for your own games? In any case you’ve come to
the right place.

The 2D Game
Background Creation Course will show you how to create quick high
quality stylized backgrounds for games and animations that will stand up as professional work. The techniques
taught in this course can be translated into prop and character
creation. 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 backgrounds and ultimately -
make you money! Whether for your own games or for other peoples

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

So what else is in
it for you?

You’ll gain
instant access to all five sections of the course including the bonus
section where I show you where and how to find jobs creating digital
art work that you can do from anywhere in the world. You’ll also
gain access to 50 assets I’ve created for your personal and
commercial use. These assets can be used over and over again in your
own games or can be used to help you make money with other peoples

The course is setup
to quickly take you through step by step, the process of creating a
digital background in Photoshop. It will equip you with the knowledge
to create stunning backgrounds for games and animations.

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 five sections of the course that will show you how I create
professional digital backgrounds and also teaches you where you can
find clients. The course is supported with over 2.5 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.
    • Next I’ll show
      you how I create my thumbnails and where I go for inspiration.
    • Once you’ve
      chosen a thumbnail we’ll design each individual aspect of the
    • After you design
      each piece of your background I’ll show you how to stitch them
      together to complete the final design.
    • At this point
      you’ll be ready to dive right in and start building the individual
      components that will make up your background! I’ll go over every
      thing from how to create clouds, to building architectural

Over the 5 chapters
you will learn:

    • How to use the 50
      assets included in this course
    • Photoshop basics
    • The design process
    • Building your
    • how to find jobs
      creating digital artwork

What else will you

- Personal contact
with me, the course tutor

- Lifetime access to
course materials

- Understanding of
how professional digital artwork is designed, created, and organized
layer by layer

- 50 free assets for
your use

This all comes under
one convenient easy to use platform. Plus you will get fast,
friendly, responsive support on the Udemy forms and through email.

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

So what are you
waiting for? Sign up now to get your 50 free assets and start
building to day!

Introduction to the course
Introduction to the course
I'll take you through a brief overview of everything you'll be learning in this course on creating game graphics in Photoshop. The course begins with the basics. I'll walk you through the tools you'll be using throughout the course. Next I'll show you how to brainstorm and design your background. Then we can jump right in and start building your assets. At the end of the course I'll talk to you a bit about finding jobs creating digital art.
How to get the most out of this course!
The best way to get the most value from the course is to become a part of the community. Create a new discussion in the Q&A section of the course and tell us about yourself. If you have any questions pertaining to the course you can also ask them in the Q&A section. Thank you!
What will you get from this course?
Here's what comes with the course for you to use. In the course you will receive 50 free assets that I've created for your use. I've spent countless hours creating these assets for you. The assets include shapes, doors, windows, and plants. I hope you enjoy these graphic game assets!
Where to download the 50 Free assets and the course artwork?
It's super simple to download the 50 free assets. I'll show you how. Remember you can use these assets over and over again in your game designs!
Getting Started
By the end of this section you will be able to create an outline drawing for your backgrounds!
The support Facebook group
Get connected with other students through the course Facebook Page. I encourage everyone to post there progress as they create there game artwork. 
Free Photoshop & what you will need to complete this course
We'll have a look at every thing you'll be needing for this course including Photoshop, tablet, and basic drawing skills.
Links to Photoshop and Wacom Tablets
Links to resources.
An introduction to Photoshop: Learn the basic tools we'll be using
I'll take the Photoshop beginners through a quick crash course on the main tools we'll be using in the first part of this course.
Making your workflow faster with hotkeys!
You'll learn the hot keys you'll be using throughout the first part of the course.
The Difference between hotkeys on Mac and Windows
  • Photoshop (you can get a free 30 day trial)
  • Drawing tablet (this makes the process of drawing much easier but is not 100% vital. You can use a mouse)
  • Basic drawing skills
  • Basic understanding of Photoshop
Jaysen Batchelor
Jaysen Batchelor
Illustrator & Designer
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