Create original vector game art with Inkscape

What we will create:

  • hearts and stars
  • platforms
  • buttons
  • characters
  • animations
  • backgrounds
  • and monster trucks :D

And while creating useful game art, you also learn all about Inkscape!

And remember: I am here to teach and help you! If you have any question, just ask! I will add new courses and resources time-to-time!


Resource Person:
Alamgir Hossain Raj (OCJP)
Android Application Developer.

Who Can Participate?
Anyone can join who has the interest to work with Create original vector game art with Inkscape.

You will need Inkscape (download it for free!)

If you have a good game idea, and you want to create your own custom graphics, this course is for you!

You will learn Inkscape, a free design program, and create all the game art you need to create a 2d mobile game! And why stop there?

As Inkscape is a vector graphics program, your game assets will be scalable and higly versatile. Create them once and use them on any device and any resolution! From Android and iPhones to desktop computers.

Used Tool

What am I going to get from this course?

  • create characters, platforms, buttons and simple animations for your mobile game!
  • Create quality game graphics, that can sell on online marketplaces!
  • create 2d game graphics suitable for Yoyo games Game Maker, Gamesalad, unity 2d or any other program!
  • use the free design tool Inkscape and create much more than just game art

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for you, if you want to create your own game and keep a low budget.
  • This course will help you create all 2d game graphics you might need!
  • This course is not about 3d and won't help you develop and build your game. But it will help you make some awesome graphics with a free program!


Course Outline

Section 1: Welcome to Inkscape Lecture 1 : Introduction

Lecture 2: The user interface

Section 2: Drawing in Inkscape Lecture 3

Lecture 4 Working with multiple objects
Lecture 5 Colors in Inkscape Lecture
Section 3: Exporting Lecture 10 Lecture 11 How and why to save to SVG?
Section 4: GUI elements - creating buttons 
Section 5: Creating platforms Lecture 16 Lecture 17 Tiling platforms Lecture 18 Platform mutations
Section 6: Design and animate game characters 
Section 7: Backgrounds for your game 
Section 8: More tips and tricks 
Lecture 30 Inkscape 0.91
Lecture 31 Bonus lecture