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Tile Maps

Part 7 of 9

A beginners guide to Pixel art

By Danielle Woods (Woodspixl)

Tile maps are something pixel artists will touch upon in their lifetime most likely as creating environments within pixel art is a long and hard task without a system as you cannot depend on shaders, auto placements and scripts to create the environments for you.

How to make a simple tilemap

MortMort : In this video, Mortmort will run through the basics of creating your own 2D platformer tile map/set where he begins with an already created set where he shows piece by piece how the map comes together and can be used to make massive maps.

My Tile Map Worksflow

MortMort : A timelapse of mortmort’s workflow in a more quick and snappy fashion. He also takes advantage of the ‘Custom’ brush tool to paint in his tiles which will help with speeding up the workflow/process.

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