Welcome to Maya 2016! I’m kicking things off with a tutorial on creating eyes in a really easy way. Get good eyes in like 10 minutes, seriously!
Continuing the bodybuilder series, my Mudbox character sculpting tutorial lays out the process of creating detailed anatomy for a muscular character, a pretty standard piece that should be in every character artist’s portfolio.
People argue whether Mudbox or ZBrush is best for sculpting – but no one argues about which is the better texture painting package. Mudbox is the best, hands down – and we can use its tool set to create amazing, photoreal textures quickly and easily.
Ever wonder how to make Borderlands style art in Photoshop and Mudbox? Look no further! I got around to creating a totally sweet VIDEO version of my original Borderlands art style tutorial. Continue reading How to make Borderlands style art
Art in games and film demand ultra-detailed surfaces. And the most important kind of surface is the skin on a person’s face. If you want to succeed as an artist, it is absolutely vital that you be able to create this detail. But how? Continue reading Face sculpting in Mudbox 2015
Here’s another short video, I go over the process of creating a zipper stamp for Mudbox. I also include the stamp as a download! Continue reading Zipper stamp for Mudbox
[updated July 31 2017] I’d heard about SSD drives, but I just didn’t think that a hard drive could make that much of a difference in performance, you know? It’s all RAM and processor speed, I thought!
Now I am convinced it is the cheapest and easiest way to improve your system. ANY system! Continue reading SSD hard drive upgrades give a huge performance boost
If you don’t already have one, now is the time to get a touch graphics tablet for sculpting and painting. Continue reading Why you need a touch graphics tablet
Knowing how to create tiling textures is a must-have skill for video game environment artists. I’ve created a video that reveals texture techniques I learned when working in the game industry. Continue reading How to Create Tiling Textures
Ever wondered how to reverse-engineer the art that goes into AAA games? Follow along as I describe my process
I’ve created a video version of the tutorial! Check it out!! Continue reading Borderlands style texture creation