Art

Quixel Mixer Hands-On

With the recent Adobe acquisition of Allegorithmic, I researched alternatives to Substance Painter and Designer.  One of the most prominent entries was Mixer by Quixel, which is currently available completely free while in beta form.   Quixel Mixer is a PBR texture creation tool where you create textures using an easy to use layer based system.  […]

Free Game Art Asset Packs

One of the most challenging things when just starting game development is handling art in your game.  Most programmers have the artistic ability of a slightly blind tree toad, so what are they to do?  Well, you can scour the internet, tons of great free content out there, but there’s 100x more garbage as well.  […]

Introduction To Unity’s Shader Graph

Unity 2018.1 was just released and one of the major new features is Shader Graph, a new visual programming language for creating shaders.  In this article we are going to look at how to enable and use Shader Graph.  There is also a video of this tutorial available here or embedded below.First off, to get […]

Creating Awesome Human Models In Blender

Creating human models has always been one of the more challenging tasks artists can face.  There are a number of tools out there such as Poser, Daz or MakeHuman that can create human models for you.  Often the results aren’t exactly ideal for use in real time games however.  The Blender Add-On we are looking […]

Easy Sprite Art In Blender Tutorial

  Are you perhaps… artistically challenged?  This tutorial will give you passable 8-bit or 16-bit style pixel art results with a minimum of artistic ability.  Of course it assumes you know a bit about Blender, but dont worry if you don’t.  We have a pair of ground up tutorial series that will teach you everything […]

Tiled Map Editor Tutorial Series

  Tiled is a popular open source map editor for creating 2D maps using tiled graphics.  I have used Tiled in several previous tutorials and no doubt will be using Tiled in several future series, so instead of covering it partially over and over again, I decided to do a Tiled video tutorial series that […]

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