Pixel art (pixelart, pixel art) is a form of digital graphics created using a raster graphic editor, where each image pixel is manually edited.
For the first time in 1982, the term pixel art was used in Xerox Corporation by Adele Goldbert and Robert Flegal, but the graphic itself was used 10 years before in the same Xerox company. Also, to some extent, we can also consider pixel art ’and the occupation our grandmother-great-grandmothers were engaged in – cross-stitching, is it not true, it looks like – one cross – one pixel =)
Most of us saw pixel graphics on TV screens for the first time, playing supermarios, tanks and other games on Super Nintendo set-top boxes, Sega’s Mega Drive. At that time, it was the only available way to display computer graphics. Continue reading