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One on One Basics of Pixel Art: Art Like a Video Game

Students will learn how to create pixel art (rocks, trees, portraits, animation, video game art) in this ongoing class.
Mr. Tim
14 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 1 learner
year old learners
learner per class


Charged weekly
55 minutes per class


Class Experience

Students will understand the importance of shading, coloring, and using different shapes and textures in their pixel art. They will improve their drawing ability and sometimes, even their ability to animate.
I have been creating pixel art for around 8 years. Recently, I have worked semi-professionally with this skill, doing art for an independent video game, including my own two independent video games.
You will need a computer or tablet. I highly recommend using a mouse instead of a touch screen or stylus.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
After each class, I will provide constructive criticism to the learner to tell them how they succeeded and what they can improve on.
55 minutes per class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will use pixilart.com, a free pixel drawing website:

While not required, I have spent much more time using Aseprite so if you have this or would like to get it in the future, please do:


Mr. Tim
Lives in the United States
Game Design and Pixel Art
14 total reviews
23 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Mr. Tim.

I teach classes about game design and pixel art.

I studied computer science, art, and history in college. I have been teaching for almost five years. I have worked as a substitute teacher in American schools and as a... 
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