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Candy Crush Saga by iliasPatlis Candy Crush Saga by iliasPatlis
Today is the release of our game CANDY CRUSH SAGA on iOS, and is available on the App Store world wide :)

This is one of the backgrounds I made for the game.
The greatest challange was that I had to match the original style from the facebook version.

But other than that Im pretty much free to try different ideas when painting backgrounds :)

Š, All rights reserved
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Suu999 Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the background looks good! :D  Now if only i can beat Level 40-2.  Sigh...
iliasPatlis Jan 26, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
It is a tricky Game indeed.
A Lot of people are under the impression that you have to buy/purchase moves or boosters  to complete some levels, however tempting that might be it's not necessary, just a lot of patience is required. I've completed about 300 levels without purchases.

Bit it is indeed infuriating :D
clampfan101 Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It sure seems popular. (I tried it and thought it was boring, however...)
iliasPatlis Jun 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thats cool too :) we cant all be playing. We need some people to keep the world spining
Hi, kudos on the job well done on candy crush saga.. I'm also making a mobile game and would like to learn about making simple background images.

May I know what software did you use to draw this background? And can you recommend any online tutorials for making simple ones like this? :D thank you!
iliasPatlis May 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks bud :)

About making backgrounds for games, depends on the style.
You can either go with photoshop or Illustrator.

The advantages with illustrator is that you work with vectorized images, meaning that you can scale them however big or small you want without it affecting the image quality.
But its alot harder if you dont know how illustrator/vectors work.

Photoshop is the easier way, but keep in mind to make things big enough,
Because you cant enlarge small images without them looking crappy.

I dont know any tutorials about game art unfortunately.

Good luck!
thanks a lot! I'm used to doing simple animations in Flash, so I guess I'm really leaning towards vector art.. plus I'm doing my game alone, so I need to do my graphics the easiest and fastest way possible.

I recently learned about inkscape.. are you familiar with that tool? Will try it out, currently looking at some tutorials.
iliasPatlis May 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah, cant go wrong with vectors :)

I´ve heard about inkscape, But I havent tried it.
Im pretty happy with the software Im using so I dont see the need to try anything else.
If this game dose well on ipad, iphone or IOS,will there be a chance of it hitting the Vita or 3DS?
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