This tutorial will dive into the basics of animating a stylized, pixelated fire!
The concept of 'fire' gets very complex, especially when overlooked variables such as fuel source, intensity, wind, style, etc... are considered. So this tutorial will briefly go over the general concepts to help you get started & practicing right away.
Before we start, you can download the .ase files (Aseprite) and .gif files to follow along the tutorial. Lets goo
Drawing the Flame
1. Choosing colors
2. Drawing the silhouette
3. Coloring using Core colors
4. Rendering final image
1. Randomized Squashed & Stretch
3. Alternating Pattern
4. Floaty Particles (Embers)