Sprite Creation

Or Why I really wish I owned a tablet. Bring on the MacBook Touch, that’s what I say. It’s especially painful as I don’t even have my Wireless Mighty Mouse anymore, so it’s all with the trackpad until I can get to an Apple Store. Now, the process has so far gone like this:

I quickly sketched out an idea for a small town, took a photo of it and loaded it into Gimp. This forms a bottom layer over which I draw the isometric image.

I use the grid to map out the isometricness of it.

This is all the east bit. The parts I’m not sure about are the textures and colours of all the sprites. I haven’t Gimped enough to be confident in this. But, like everything else, I’ll learn as I go along. To be continued…


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