Art is one of the areas of game development that helps bring games to life. It is all of the visual aspects of the game, ranging from menu buttons to in game intefaces to the characters and environments or anything else that appears of the screen.
There are many subjects within art and some of them are: animation, modeling and pixel art. Also, the art style and techniques change depending on the game being 2D or 3D.
If you’re creating 2D art, the creation process will be much different than creating 3D art. Although the process of each is different the fundamentals are still applicable to both.
Here’s a list of 2D art resources:
Here’s a list of 3D art resources:
Some of the art hardware used in the development of games are tablets, pen displays, digital cameras, video cameras and motion capture suits. Usually who uses these hardware are artists, though there are some exceptions.
Here’s a list of art hardware resources:
Here’s a list of art supply resources (All of them you can order online):
Motion capture suits are used in the development of many AAA games to create more realistic animations.
Here’s a list of motion capture companies:
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