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creating a realistic animated sky dome part 2

after creating the image that would be used for my sky dome it was time to create the animated sky dome, David a member of our team found a tutorial on creating the sky dome, by following all of the instructions I was able to create a great looking realistic sky dome here is an […]

creating a realistic animated sky dome part 1

I started of by creating my own clouds using Photoshop, I created the clouds by creating at 2048 x 2048, I then changed the fore and back colour to a sky blue and white I then used the filter diffuse clouds until I found a mixture of patterns that I believe resembled clouds, I created […]

Prototype 1

Here is my first prototype, the basic idea is to be able to move the boxes to a position by the wall so that the wall can then be jumped over.

2D Camera set-up

As we now have to make a prototype version of our game, I have researched how to set up at 2D camera within UDK and have found a great tutorial which taught me how to set up the camera view, but it has a few problems at the moment for example to camera moves when […]

3D Game Textures

I purchased this book, and have found it very helpful with creating textures that look detailed within my game environment, I would recommend this to anyone who would like to become a texture artist as i have learned many new skills from the book reference Ahearn,Luke (23 Mar 2006). 3D Game Textures: Create Professional Game […]

UDK Material Basics: Glowing with Emissive

while looking into textures within UDK I found a very useful tutorial that shows how to create a glowing like texture link for video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5q2qjp6KoQ reference Chris Holden. (May 24, 2013). UDK Material Basics: Glowing with Emissive. Available: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5q2qjp6KoQ. Last accessed 02/02/2014.

35 Excellent Photoshop Textures

as my role is lead texture artist of the group I will be researching textures in more depth, i found this helpful website which shows 35 amazing textures along with tutorials for each of them. link for website http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design/photoshop-tutorials-textures/ reference Vandelay Design. (JANUARY 23,2014). 35 Excellent Photoshop Textures and Backgrounds Tutorials. Available: http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design/photoshop-tutorials-textures/. Last accessed […]