HELP SECTION

This section contains all the help I can spare time to give. Theres a lot in each area that I have not covered
but the additional links to other sites help sections should take care of most of it. Often you will find that a lesson
learned properly in one discipline aids another, so read all you can, wherever you can and try to apply it to everything.
Its worth bearing in mind that some of these tutorials were written a few years ago now.

Speed Painting - Video Tutorials -[www.techsmith.com for required Codec to view videos!]

The final version of this painting can be here, in the Gallery section.

  Speed Painting stage 1 - Sketch layer , used in later stages as a guide
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  Speed Painting stage 2 - Colour layer introduced
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  Speed Painting stage 3 - Sketch layer is gradually faded out
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  Speed Painting stage 4 - Light and dark base tones added
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  Speed Painting stage 5 - Colours strengthen and shapes more defined
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  Speed Painting stage 6 - Refinement begins
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  Speed Painting stage 7 - Polish stage.
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Skinning - Video Tutorials

 This series demonstrates one of the ways I make skins with rough brushes. [Still in progress]

  Roughing Out a Face
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  Roughing out a metal implant
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  Refining implant
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  Eye Socket refinement and roughing out a leather mask
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Map Textures - Video Tutorials

 This series shows how to use masked selections and photocompositing to build up map textures.

pic to come   Part 1 - laying out the masks
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pic to come   Part2 - using masked selections and compositing photos
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pic to come   Part3 - polishing everything up
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Engine Specific Skinhelp pages

Q3 SKINHELP Q2 SKINHELP Q1 SKINHELP
Introduction Introduction Introduction
Model Viewing Model Viewing Step By Step Example (QL Skin)
The Visor Model Base Skins The Method
In Game Skinning a New Model Step By Step 2 (Rorshach Skin)
WireFrames (complete Q3 set)   NEW Free Base skins
     

Various help pages

MAP TEXTURES MISC HELP SKINMAPPING
Introduction Fusion Poster Example Hypers MOLE Model
Do's and Dont's    
Tiling    
Limited Palettes    
Rusted Metal Panel    

 

'Patience is a Virtue, and Artists are lazy people