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Good place to find pixel artists?

02-01-2015, 10:39 AM
#1
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 35
Good place to find pixel artists?

Im trying to make a retro styled game and I realized that after many hours of trying, I can't draw. Does anyone know a good place to find pixel artists?
02-01-2015, 03:13 PM
#2
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 1,065
deviant art and message the people with a style you like offering them work?

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02-01-2015, 03:43 PM
#3
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 1,005
Take a look at twitter there are tons looking for work. #pixelart
02-01-2015, 04:08 PM
#4
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 35
Sounds good. I'll give deviant art and Twitter a try. Thanks guys
02-01-2015, 05:35 PM
#5
What is your budget? I have a buddy who is pretty good and he's always looking for extra cash. may be interested. I also know a very talented studio if you have a large budget. Feel free to PM me
02-01-2015, 07:44 PM
#6
Also the pixel joint forums have a section devoted to ppl looking for artists.

http://www.pixeljoint.com/forum/forum_topics.asp?FID=11
02-01-2015, 07:54 PM
#7
Joined: Jan 2015
Posts: 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stingman View Post
What is your budget? I have a buddy who is pretty good and he's always looking for extra cash. may be interested. I also know a very talented studio if you have a large budget. Feel free to PM me
A budget of like $10-20. I actually have no idea how much these art assets cost. I was pretty lucky cus one of the artists I contacted just drew me up something for free haha.

For anyone else who's looking to hire pixel artists, I came across wayofthepixel.net and found it useful.
02-13-2015, 07:33 PM
#8
#pixelart on twitter and deviantart - best sources in my opinion

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