I explored a match 3 game style over a weekend on my spare time. Normally when I decide art style myself, I create more stylized art that’s rarely genre oriented. This time I wanted to try something different, so I made a fantasy witch art style, with a boiling potion and bugs as ingredients. I created it over a weekend on my spare time. I focused on making the icons interesting and polished
I first created basic shapes in illustrator. Then I went over to Photoshop to refine my assets further. I mainly hand painted these assets, since there was no need for vector graphics, and enhanced it with layer styles.
What I did