So You Wanna Make Games?? | Episode 1: Intro to Game Art - revartsgaming.com

So You Wanna Make Games?? | Episode 1: Intro to Game Art

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In this video, we talk to game artists about the purpose art serves in games, as well as some of the foundational tools they use to achieve a desired experience: shape, color, and detail. These tools are leveraged across the full art pipeline, and this video provides a brief overview before we dive into each of the art sub-disciplines later in the series.

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384 Comments

  1. Why does this series just talk about artists and designers and leave engineering out?

  2. Sonia here, from 홍익대 (Hongik University) in South Korea, one of the top schools here for Art and Design. This semester I was given a class (that I didn't ask for) outside of my knowledge base– English for Games Graphics Design Majors. I reached out to some of the major professors before the semester started, and several responded by sending me their syllabi and course content (and interesting articles). Of course, I also did a lot of internet searching on my own so that I could get a basic understanding of (and appreciation for) GGD and teach in some context. (I am a 50-something year old woman whose gaming career started with Pong and ended with Ms. PacMan). I have found this series to be life-saving (OK, maybe not, but let's say class-saving!). SYWMG is basically my textbook! The subtitles are on-spot, so students with lower level listening abilities can read along. The graphics are helpful for visual learners (also, for teachers like me who need to connect the words to their concepts), and the length is perfect. I cannot thank you enough for creating these and putting them out there for me to find and use!

  3. the comparison of fortnite and pubg is the same comparison of valorant and csgo. Csgo has like no color and its looking old and stuff whereas valorant has so much color and style making it more fun than cs imo. Nice job Riot i think you might overtake Valve.

  4. Evan seems eloquent and intelligent AF – damn Riot games helping other people make games – good guy Rito

  5. i want Japanese translation, too😢i want to understand all of this video😭😭😭

  6. What would you recommend for a career in video games for someone that is: artistic, good on computers, dislikes math & has amazing creativity? I am 31 & want to make a career change into the video game industry & struggling to figure out how to branch into it. Thanks!

  7. All i wanted to know is if these artists use mouse drawing or stylus drawing…

  8. Everytime you consider stopping , just consider Not Stopping —- Evan Monteiro

  9. It's weird that the video never mentioned that game art should ultimately be artful, worthy of being called "art". The closest it came to that was saying that it should be "satisfying", which is a very lame substitution in my opinion. Then again, this is the League of Legends team, which is more geared towards making art for the purposes of entertainment rather than making art to be art.

  10. Ok but what about indie game devs???
    U need to do everything by urslf 😅

  11. If u placed a Netflix intro before the vid id believe it, great editing. Imma watch this entire show cuz I wanna be a game artist/creative director. Thxx for making such a great content like this.

  12. do you have a similar playlist for composers and sound design for games?

  13. I want to go to school for animation or digital art specifically so I can go into game art. This is very helpful

  14. Wow. Really nice video. I don't know how I missed it for two years.

  15. Quantity over quality. Ifelt that 😁

    Istarted over quality. And over watching this. Im going to go for quantity

  16. If you want to get the best out of your Game Art, follow this link. Tell me how you want to make your Game Art.

  17. This was made at the wrong time, it's perfect now for Lockdown.

  18. Owp owp thank you for making these videos ahhahah

  19. surely there should be an epilepsy warning?!

  20. I too would also love to have loud music blasting my ear every time someone is introducing me.

  21. Didn't know Riot games has this kind of videos. thank you very much

  22. I think Riot probably the company that inspired the most people to become concept artists.

  23. [intro]
    5:16 shape contrast / color contrast / saturation contrast (…) size, layout or position contrast

    [overview]
    5:35 –tonal value contrast (the contrast between light and dark)
    6:14 –shape and size constrast
    7:07 –detail placement constrast

  24. Jesus love you, he died on the cross for you, accept him as your lord and savior he can change everything. For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life" (Jn 3:16"

    But you must repent too. From that time Jesus went about preaching and saying, Let your hearts be turned from sin, for the kingdom of heaven is near. (Matthew 4:17)@

  25. hey guys, so I need some guidance since I wanna pursue in games art and design, I previously joined an animation course in college but the things taught to me wasn’t really informative and everything was Super rushed which is a downside for me as I’m a slow learner. So Right now I know I need to kinda learn and research things on my own since the course didn’t really help me out but I’m not sure where to start. Like what should I do and learn first? I would truly appreciate if someone can help me out. Thanks!

  26. Loved the diverse gameplay footage used as well as the interviews with knowledgeable game artists, but my god the editing. Like do you really need to interrupt every. single. artist. from speaking by blaring that obnoxious dubstep garbage after their first sentence?

  27. this is such a cool series!! thanks so much for making it

  28. wich laguage they use java? 😂 and for IDE unity studio 🤓😂😂😂😂

  29. my kid wants to learn this. can you recommend a school or a degree college USA?

  30. Artist: Just want's to speak

    Dubstep and Text: s h u t

  31. Awesome videos, with cringy intro music for every person.

  32. I’m an artist and a programmer myself, i cant say I’m complete beginner in this field because I already made a game before, but now I feel so confused and stuck i wanna make new games but it just sounds so impossible for me please help i need some advice and direction.

  33. Why does this series not have more views? Some of the best game industry content I have found on tzee intavebzzz

  34. Amazing series thank you so much! Really helping me make sense of the game making world 🙂

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