What do you use to make graphics?

jjwooferjjwoofer Member Posts: 1
Hey guys. I'm new to GameSalad and I was wondering...
What program do you use to make graphics?

Please tell me if you can.

~jjwoofer

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  • JamesZeppelinJamesZeppelin Member Posts: 1,927
    Photoshop is of course the first choice for about anyone if you wanna shell out the cash

    However Gimp is a fairly close free clone that is pretty popular

    It can be a little quirky if you are used to photoshop but it can achieve almost the same results.

    If you think you may want to spend the money and invest in photoshop the main adobe site does offer a full free month of the full version with no restrictions whatsoever
  • quantumsheepquantumsheep Member Posts: 8,188
    Have a look here:

    http://gamesalad.com/wiki/resources#tools

    You can also add to that list:

    Pixelmator
    Photoshop
    Daz3D
    Google Sketchup
    Art to text
    Pen and paper
    An artist

    QS :D

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  • BarkBarkCoBarkBarkCo Member Posts: 1,400
    I primarily use Photoshop, Paint.NET(windows-only but free!) and Pixelmator.
  • chosenonestudioschosenonestudios Member Posts: 1,714
    I like Illustrator
  • UtopianGamesUtopianGames Member Posts: 5,689
    Pretty sure my guy uses CorelDRAW amongst others.
  • DhondonDhondon Member Posts: 717
    Photoline( extremly cheap) and softimage ( extremly expensive).
  • RiffelRiffel Member Posts: 1,272
    Flahs, Photoshop. 3D max to 3D ilustrations.
  • Peter_OlafsonPeter_Olafson Member Posts: 301
    Photoshop, After Effects & Softimage.
  • expired_012expired_012 Member Posts: 1,802
    I'm using sumo paint. It's free and great for simple artwork. You can also save your images to the site and come back at anytime and edit them

    Firemaplegames introduced me to it about a month ago and I am loving it!
  • RHRH Member Posts: 1,079
    Since you asked the question I'm guessing that you aren't a photoshop pro. Neither am I and I'm currently using pixelmator (very cheap) to make graphics for a game. It's very easy to use.

    As Arton said, sumo paint is great as well and I use that occasionally. :)
  • ForteForte Member, PRO Posts: 297
    I personally use Adobe Flash.

    Mainly because I can't exactly use Photoshop or illustrator.

    But also because with Flash its easier to get the transparent image on the places you haven't painted on.

    I only use Photoshop for the editing of images

    Cheers, Dragokillz
  • duckwitduckwit Member Posts: 46
    Im the same as Drogokillz, I use Flash mainly because its just simple and its vector graphics (easy and amazing scaling), and crops out everything that isn't what you made. :)

    Then I use Photoshop (elements 7.0/6.0) to edit still images. :)
  • scorelessmusicscorelessmusic Member Posts: 565
    Acorn! Which you can use for free too ^_^

    http://flyingmeat.com/acorn/
  • jbrown2177jbrown2177 Member Posts: 66
    How do you create sprite sheets within Pixelmator?
  • dmkdmk Member Posts: 1
    i just got the program shake. has any one used this program?
  • DreamLabDreamLab Member Posts: 2,127
    ILLUSTRATOR ALL THE WAY....and sometimes photoshop and flash.
    dL
  • xyloFUNxyloFUN Member Posts: 1,593
    dmk said:
    i just got the program shake. has any one used this program?

    you have accidentally wandered into the big league ... just delete it, modify your post if you still can and move on with life .... as it is

    Btw: Shake isn't a program one just "gets". It's part of the tool chain in professional movie studio production houses
  • SlickZeroSlickZero Houston, TexasMember, Sous Chef Posts: 2,870
    Yeah, Shake is brutal. It's like After Effects on Steroids.
  • simo103simo103 Member, PRO Posts: 1,331
    I hadn't seen this posted (sorry if its been discovered already) but it looks interesting and priced reasonably:

    http://www.mapdiva.com/artboard/
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