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Making graphics for iPhone apps

How can I create and put graphics,illustration, and Photoshop to an iPhone app. And use animation to create a game app for iPhone. Could I learn this? If I can...what topics in Library.

2 Answers

This link was just on the treehouse show actually.


Some skill in photoshop and illustrator can take you a long way. OpenGL is mostly for developing 3D games.

J.T. Gralka
J.T. Gralka
20,126 Points

Hi Moevan Dennis, I'm super psyched that you're interested in learning iOS development!

I'd definitely suggest you start with the Build a Simple iPhone App adventure here on Treehouse. You get to build a really simple Crystal Ball app, and you'll learn how to implement graphics into your views as well as how to animate graphics. ...not to mention, it's a really great introduction to Xcode and iOS development in general!

Best of luck!

ā€“ J.T.

I finished the build a simple app project but how would I design 3D or 2D graphics and use that in my app. Would I need to learn web design.

J.T. Gralka
J.T. Gralka
20,126 Points

You'd need to learn some new-media skills like Photoshop and illustrator, and you'd probably be interested in learning about OpenGL if you plan on doing any hardcore graphical programming...

Thank You