We’re going to design our little creature now - what hatches from your egg? Try to be as imaginative as you can, make this creature your best pixel art to date.
Start with a 16x16 pixel canvas in Fireworks and draw out your creature, then enlarge it again and save it as a .gif file. Just like you did for the egg.
Once you have your creature, you need to create 2 more frames that define a simple ‘idle’ animation. You could make it blink, breathe, shuffle its feet or claws or tentacles or whatever appendages it has. Again, be creative.
When you’re done, you should have 4 .gif files:
If you don’t call them that, don’t expect the next bits of code to work without substituting my names for yours.
Next up, let’s make the egg hatch