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Ending 2016 with a BIG free game art giveaway!

Ending 2016 with a BIG free game art giveaway!

The year is coming to an end and it's not been treating me too well... I had ongoing health issues and left Serbia where I was worki...

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Animations - working my way into Spine (and Spriter)

Animations - working my way into Spine (and Spriter)

It's been a while and as usual a mix of real life turmoil and health issues stopped me from doing what I enjoy... but I have not been ...

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FREE game templates plus art from deep blue apps.

FREE game templates plus art from deep blue apps.

The friends over at deep blue apps have made their gamesalad templates free to download . Most of these include art by yours truely - als...

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The difference art makes - reskinning Pupey

The difference art makes - reskinning Pupey

A while back I saw this game video on facebook. It was a simple action game - the kind you play when you have a moment to spare and want to...

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Create clouds using circles in Affinity Designer

Create clouds using circles in Affinity Designer

This an altered version of the inkscape tutorial on creating clouds. It shows the workflow of the previous Inkscape tutorial in Affinity De...

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Review: A first glance at Affinity Designer by Serif

Review: A first glance at Affinity Designer by Serif

I want to share the first experience I had with the beta version of Affinity Designer by Serif. The tool has been out for Mac for a while...

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Create clouds using circles in Inkscape

Create clouds using circles in Inkscape

This tutorial is a quick answer to a request about how to make make clouds. I have a lot of other tutorial series to finish but this one se...

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Creating 2D Special FX in Inkscape - part1

Creating 2D Special FX in Inkscape - part1

It took a little longer to get back into the right mindset and find some peace and quiet to start with the requested special effect tutori...

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Anguna GBA - a surprise from the past

Anguna GBA - a surprise from the past

I got mail today - old fashioned snail mail. A small parcel arrived out of the blue from an old mate. It contained my very own copy of An...

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Status update:still around and kicking... sort of...

Status update:still around and kicking... sort of...

It's been a while since the last post and I have been working on new tutorials but the going is slow... really slow at the moment. ...

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Back to the basics - Building art assets with squares

Back to the basics - Building art assets with squares

Here's the second tutorial ' Continue the fun with squares ' as a video tutorial. This time it's all about squares as a bui...

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Back to the basics - video tutorial using circles in inkscape

Back to the basics - video tutorial using circles in inkscape

It's been a while since I first started to write tutorials on game art, yet the very first ones are still popular. After receiving a lo...

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Votes are in... looking ahead...

Votes are in... looking ahead...

Thanks for voting on the topic for the next tutorials. It was a close vote and I will cover both topics with the most votes.  Special e...

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Exporting and scaling your seamless tiles for use in your game

Exporting and scaling your seamless tiles for use in your game

After covering the creation of tiles for your game with the grass [ video ] and dirt [ video ] examples, here's the next step to bring ...

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Create seamless dirt tiles and transitional pieces in Inkscape

Create seamless dirt tiles and transitional pieces in Inkscape

Here's the next part of the seamless tile videos. It's the creation a dirt tile using simple shapes and the transition between gras...

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Upcoming tutorials - tell me what you want.

Upcoming tutorials - tell me what you want.

What should be covered in the next tutorial? I just finished recording two more tutorials on the seamless tiles. I covered the d...

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Seamless 2D grass game tile created in Inkscape

Seamless 2D grass game tile created in Inkscape

It's been a while but I wanted to record this one for a long time. After the failed attempt of trying to get the step-by-step tutorial ...

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3 million milestone - giveaway number 3

3 million milestone - giveaway number 3

Here's the third present to mark the 3.000.000 page views: One character set is seldom enough. Here's another one to play aroun...

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3 million milestone - giveaway number 2

3 million milestone - giveaway number 2

Here's the second present to mark the 3.000.000 page views: A complete character with body parts, animation frames and the vector ...

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Next milestone... 3 Million page views...

Next milestone... 3 Million page views...

The page view counter has been ticking over quite fast and the blog has been hitting the next milestone.  2Dgameartguru.com has reached ...

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Udemy course - 200 more coupons to give away!

Udemy course - 200 more coupons to give away!

Seeing the first batch went rather quickly Jose Lopez Garcia  was kind enough to give another 20 0 free coupons   to his Udemy course: ...

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Udemy course - 50 free coupons giveaway

Udemy course - 50 free coupons giveaway

It's been a while since I posted but here's a quick one for all the Unity developers and those interested in learning. Jose Lopez...

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