3D Tutorial

15 02, 2015

About Level of Detail (LOD) in Game

By |February 15th, 2015|Game Art Theory & Practice|1 Comment

The idea of “Level of Detail”, or LOD for short, is an important topic in computer graphics as it is one of the key optimization strategy that would help your 3D graphical program, such as video game to run faster and reliably rendered across all the new and old hardware (think of the framerate in graphic rendering pipeline).

28 06, 2014

How to make (or fake a) terrain in Autodesk Maya?

By |June 28th, 2014|Game Modeling Techniques|0 Comments

There are many different ways to craft a terrain and the choice of a given method is entirely subjected to the requirements of a project and its targeted visual output. Should the visual requirement of a terrain is meant for cinematic playback (e.g. 4K Resolution), then the terrain would need the highest level of details that a production pipeline could provide. To create such highly detailed terrain, the workflow is going to be very complex as the process to replicate a nature environment that can stand for close-up shots is tough!

1 05, 2014

How to reference a reference?

By |May 1st, 2014|Game Art Theory & Practice|0 Comments

In the Principles of Game Art Modeling, I have postulated the necessity of having visual references when you are extending parts of your target audiences’ world into the digital realm.  The referred extended realm can be in all sort of form; it could […]

20 12, 2013

Texturing a Sci-Fi Wall Panel with Adobe Photoshop

By |December 20th, 2013|Game Texturing|6 Comments

Need an idea for texturing a science fiction (Sci-Fi) wall panel? Then, do check out this game texturing tutorial which I had created earlier. Through this "one-step-at-a-time" YouTube tutorial, you will learn the essential workflow for how to effectively create a digital texture with Adobe Photoshop.

6 12, 2013

Collider & Pivot Point Issues in Mecanim (Unity3d)

By |December 6th, 2013|Game Animation, Unity3D|2 Comments

Have you ever try out this tutorial for setting up a controllable locomotion in Unity3D with much success? If yes, I am glad to hear that. If not, just read on!
This article is basically a follow up from my last written tutorial about […]

22 11, 2013

Game Animation with Unity 4 – Mecanim

By |November 22nd, 2013|Game Animation, Unity3D|0 Comments

In this post, I would like to share with you the quickest workflow for getting your game character into Unity. The walk-through aims to help you for being a character design developer to prototype your 3D character with a controllable-locomotion, and showcase it […]

14 11, 2013

Game Texture Creation Workflow with Adobe Photoshop

By |November 14th, 2013|Game Texturing|5 Comments

In this post, I am going to show you an example for how to create a high quality game texture with Adobe Photoshop without using any photographic-textures.  This is not a step-by-step “copy-cat” style of tutorial, but rather snapshots of an achievable digital workflow. You […]