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Sharpen Your 2D Skills!

A Brand-Spanking-New Photoshop Course has Arrived! In Character Design in Photoshop we will cover the design phase of one character meant for a video game production and transferable to other media, from first conception to fully rendered splash or key art for promotional purposes...

Posted: 05/08/2017

Horizon Zero Dawn ArtDump!

Jump over to Art Station and You’ll notice the front page dominated by the fantastic work from the Gurilla Art team from Horizon Zero Dawn. This game is one a handful of games that has proven a massive improvement in technical art as well as showcasing a hyperreal and polished br...

Posted: 05/06/2017

Unwrap Pro for 3ds Max!

Unwrap Faster! From Marius Silaghi (of the one true quadchamfer) comes Unwrap Pro plugin for 3ds Max. It doesn’t do it for you, but it does a large amount of the work, and most importantly, frees up your time to spend on other aspects of the project. The Unwrap Pro will automatica...

Posted: 04/29/2017

Animation Software Mosketch Light 0.14

Animation without a Rig? This is Madness! Currently making an impression on everyone is the new Mosketch. Currently in Early Release, Mosketch allows any rigged skeletal mesh to be imported and then replaces the need for a control rig. The software needs only joints and then will be a...

Posted: 04/25/2017

Clara.io!

Stuck on a computer without modeling software, but need to model? Try Clara.io! Clara.io is a free modeling software that runs in browser. Choose from three different types of plans, from free to Professional grade. Free allows users to do basic modeling with 5 GB storage and and ha...

Posted: 04/23/2017

Art Dump roundup

Some really fantastic games have come out along with some awesome art dumps in the last months. In case you’ve missed some, or if you need a spot of inspiration in your day, check out this roundup of fantastic Art Dumps: Robo Recall From the team at Robo Recall:  Art Direc...

Posted: 04/15/2017

10 Years Into the Future of Game Art

A Glimpse Into The Future From the GDC Vault is Naughty Dog artist Andrew Maximov who is here to talk about the future of art production. He believes more mechanical processes will be automated, and environment scanning will only continue growing. Deep Learning neural nets will also rev...

Posted: 04/09/2017

Unity 5.6: The last update of 5!

Unity Update 5.6 has released and it will be the last update for this series of the “5” engine! The new features that come with this engine include Vulcan Graphics support, and native Nintendo Switch support. Improvements also include new features for 2D physics, and some imp...

Posted: 04/03/2017

Audio Bundle by Sonniss

Free Sounds! Each year Sonniss releases a free audio bundle perfect for any aspiring Game artist to use in their game level. Check out this years awesome set of audio clips! With 20+ GB of high quality sound effects. From City Scapes to adding machines and factory noises to alien ...

Posted: 04/01/2017

Unwrella 3.10

From 3d.io is a plugin for 3dsMax and Maya that allows users to extract UV maps to be used best with Mari, Zbrush and Mudbox. It preserves user created UV seams and is user friendly. It can instantly create a rough unwrap if you need to bust out prototypes fast, or it can give you a go...

Posted: 03/29/2017

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