5 Benefits of Placeholder Art

Placeholder (or coder) art is one of the most useful things game artists (and coders) should do whenever they make a game.  Definition - it's literally in the name, holding the place for something in the future that will be refined and acceptable for the final game.

Here are the 5 Benefits of using placeholder art in your games, as well as some examples from my games where I've used placeholders.


Quickdraw - 4 Leaf Clover

Here's some quick steps to make a 4 leaf clover, in the spirit of St. Patrick's day this month.  In many games, a 4 leaf clover is used to represent luck because historically, they're very rare to find.  If you find one in real life, you might keep it to bring you luck.  

If you had to use 1 small image to represent luck in your game, a 4 leaf clover would be the best way to do it.  Let's get started on drawing one