Craft your own 2D game backgrounds with Inkscape!

Learn to design 4 cool parallax ready video game backgrounds in vector today!

4.70 (25 reviews)
Udemy
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English
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Game Design
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538
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2.5 hours
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Jul 2019
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$54.99
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What you will learn

You will learn about theory of creating engaging 2D game background design

You will learn to use Inkscape for vector game art!

You will create 4 different parallax ready game backgrounds!

You will be able to create your very own game assets in vector with a free tool!

Description

Does your game background look boring?

It does not have to!

A good environment is setting the mood and helps the player focusing on the action. Having quality background art is crucial for every game.

Improve your design skills with me today and create high quality 2D background assets from scratch!

During the course you will

  • learn about theory of creating engaging 2D game background design

  • learn to use Inkscape for vector game art

  • and create 4 different parallax ready game backgrounds: a simple but hot desert background, a galactic background for a vertical space shooter, a big city background with skycrapers and my favorite, the magical forest background!

Follow my background design course and create these 2D game assets with me! Even more: create your own versions and share it with me and the others! Improve, practice and experiment, and create the backgrounds your game deserves!

This is NOT a beginner Inkscape course! You will learn a lot about Inkscape, vector design and background design, but I will not teach you all the tools of Inkscape. If you need to learn that, check out my beginner courses :)

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Content

Background design - a short section on theory

What is parallax?
What makes a good background?
The game background design process

Start with simple game backgrounds

Creating the desert background - Part 1.
Creating the desert background - Part 2.
Scrolling in space - a vertical background - Part 1.
Scrolling in space - a vertical background - Part 2.

Complex game backgrounds

The very big city background - Part 1.
The very big city background - Part 2.
The very big city background - Part 3.
Create your professional looking forest game background - Part 1.
Create your professional looking forest game background - Part 2.
Create your professional looking forest game background - Part 3.
Create your professional looking forest game background - Part 4.

Conclusion

Conclusion and a few tips!

Reviews

Romone
November 23, 2020
Packed with tips and tricks for getting you game from idea to market! Best Inkscape drawing course online!
Gustavo
January 21, 2020
The concepts are explained in depth so you can apply them in any project. The examples help you practice and to learn the process. Great course!
Rob
January 12, 2020
Really helpful and straightforward. Would love to see some tips and instructions for Unity integration of backgrounds.
Aldwyn
January 11, 2020
Thanks. This givens me skills to further my dreams of getting into the gaming industry. This is a standard.
Ministry
October 28, 2019
This course was amazing! I would highly recommend this course for anyone who is interested in learning how to draw backgrounds from someone who knows really knows their stuff and is passionate about it. This is a gem of a class. Thank you.

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