Pixel Art: The Evolution of Seagull Hunts Background

I wrote this about a year ago on an old blog and decided to upload here for its upcoming release. After we release Knight Soul, hopefully we will release Seagull Hunt shortly after. (Early to mid October)

Update: Some of the photos look weird because of the cropping WordPress does. Click the picture for the original size.

I  finally finished the background for Seagull Hunt. I spent far too long on it…probably 25 hour’s, but there was a LOT of learning happening. So I decided to go over the evolution of the background and explain what I learned.

1. The first step I took was designing the car. I was having trouble at first, but then I learned two important lessons:

  • Using reference art helps out amazingly.
  • When making something symmetrical, make half of it, copy, flip and paste. This saves time and looks better.

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Honey Heist Released for WP7! (free)

Honey Heist is now in the WP7 marketplace for free! You are a bumble bee trying to acquire pollen, but you must stealthily fly through the level so that you are not detected by enemy bees. Once you gather the pollen, return back to the honeycomb.