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The Fundamentals of Background Art for Video Games

Introduction

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One of the most important aspects of a successful video game is the environment. The background is what sets the stage for the player, and knowing how to create great-looking backgrounds will improve your value as a designer. We will take a look at basic game design concepts, and then design two tileable game backgrounds using Adobe Illustrator.