A Look at Graphics

Acclaimed artist Ben Chandler shares his expertise in designing adventure game graphics.

A Look at Graphics: Details in the Distance feature

Ben takes a closer look at backgrounds far away, revealing their subtle but important contributions to adventures.

2 | Jul 24, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Character Design in Silhouette feature

An outline alone can tell us much about a character (or not), and Ben explores how it's done in pixel form.

1 | Jun 26, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Framing an interactive painting feature

Picture frames aren't just for walls, as Ben explains their importance in games to direct player focus.

2 | May 19, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Lighting the Way feature

In our ongoing exploration of videogame art, Ben Chandler illuminates a very basic principle we so often take for granted.

2 | Apr 14, 2017

A Look at Graphics: Using Lighting to Convey Mood feature

Acclaimed artist Ben Chandler launches an ongoing article series with an illuminating first topic.

1 | Mar 10, 2017