YCB Presents – A Rock Tutorial for ZB and UE4 by Danny Kauer plus Interview!

This is a great tutorial by Danny Kauer, creator of several high grade asset packs on the Unreal Engine marketplace.  This tutorial will show you in stages how Danny goes about creating realistic rocks for use in game engines including Unreal Engine 4, Lumberyard and Unity3d. There is an interview with Danny further down the page so scroll down once you are finished and read up! Hi, my name is Danny and i want you to show how I make Rocks for the Unreal Engine 4. I use Zbrush 3ds Max and Photoshop, so lets get started! I begin in ... Read More

Interview With Matthew Trevelyan Johns from Foundry 42

YouCanBlue is massively grateful to have the opportunity to interview Foundry 42 (Star Citizen)'s own Matthew Trevelyan Johns, senior environment artist (the one that makes cool spaceship cabins and other awesome stuff) and all round really nice guy about his work, his influences and how he got into the industry.  Get yourself a nice cup of tea or coffee and a bit of chocolate and read on. What benefits do you find with using Quixel and Megascans in your workflow? I do enjoy using Quixel products, I mainly use Quixels DDO, I’ve not yet had a chance to play with ... Read More

Awesome Artist Profiles – David Lesperance

One of my favorite hard surface artists has definitely got to be David Lesperance of Valve Software. (Formerly Blizzard and 343 Industries) Over the years he's worked on numerous major titles such as Halo 4, World of Warcraft, and Diablo 3. The level of detail found in his mechanical and environment art is pretty staggering, and is a great example for artists everywhere and I would definitely recommend checking out some of his personal work here: http://david-lesperance.squarespace.com/ Detail is clearly king here, and there's no shortage of it, especially with mechanical shapes, the more detail it has then the more ... Read More