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Tools of the TRade

Part 1 of 9

A beginners guide to Pixel art

By Danielle Woods (Woodspixl)

recommended programs

Like any artist, you need your paint brush and a surface to create what you want, however, unlike traditional art. You will need a program to be your brush and surface and picking the right one for you is going to be tough as there are MANY to choose from.

Below is a list of the most common programs available to the public for creating pixel art and the highly recommended few by myself and other artists.

Highly recommended

Middle range recommendations

Not so popular recommendations recommendations