Pixel art is a form of digital art, created through the use of raster graphics tools, where images are edited on the pixel level.
Pixel art was brought to the mainstream with the release of gaming consoles in the early eighties. Those 8-bit graphics we all loved back then often evoke feelings of nostalgia and take us back in time. Nostalgia aside, pixel art is a beautiful art form on its own that many of us have come to love. With so few pixels to work with, pixel artist’s have to make each one count.
Today we present 30 Creative Pixel Art Characters from some of the best pixel artists around. Be sure to check out their sites for more of their amazing work.
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For starters, pixel art are typically categorized into isometric and non-isometric type. Isometric pixel art is created in a near-isometric diametric projection (i.e. about 30 degrees angle from horizontal), as seen in some old games where they provide a 3D view of scenes. Non-isometric pixel art refers to those that are not isometric, for example, views from top, side, front, bottom or perspective views. Don’t worry, we’ve separated these two categories to provide you with a better understanding of the two kinds of pixel art. (hongkiat.com)
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