Recently I created an effect for my game, Visual Out, that I’m pretty happy with. I had some wire assets that were static images, that I wanted to animate when the player touched them.
Paint of Persia is an interesting pixel art rotoscoping pixel art tool I came across recently, and it looked interesting. Animating is one of my least favorite tasks, and while I don’t particularly like rotoscoped styles, I can appreciate it.
There are a wide variety of uses for a tool like this, ranging from simply wanting a game with a rotoscoped style, to wanting to draw over reference easier.
Keep reading for my thoughts on Paint of Persia!