Jeff Hatton :: Portfolio :: Resources

Some links that I have saved for various reasons, whether they be useful reading, a good tutorial or resource, even just something cool. Free knowledge.


General Stuff:
  - Game Art Tricks
  - Vehicle Blueprints
  - Free Animation Rigs
  - 11second Club Animation resources
  - Free HDRI maps
  - More free HDRI maps
  - 3D.sk anatomy images
  - Colour Palettes
  - V-Ray Materials

Theory:
  - Itchy's Light tutorial
  - Adam Baroody's 'It's all in the eyes'
  - Paul Debevec research
  - Neil Blevins CG Education

Game Theory:
  - Video game UI: The design process explained
  - Three States and a Plan: The A.I. of F.E.A.R.
  - Video Game Start Screens

Tutorials:
  - Xnormal Settings
  - Alex Cheparev
  - PBR rocks (unreal)
  - V-ray Tutorials
  - Poopinmymouth (Ben Mathis)

Maya:
  - Bonus Tools
  - Comet mel scripts
  - Mel how-to
  - Rob Bateman Mel guides
  - Mel variables
  - Official Maya YouTube
  - Autodesk Area

Unreal Engine:
  - Unreal Academy
  - Unreal Engine whitepapers / presentations / books
  - Unreal Engine 4 Documentation
  - Epic's Sample Content
  - Unreal Engine YouTube
  - UE4 Style Guide
  - Unreal Engine 4 Network Compendium
  - Unreal Engine 4 Console Variables and Commands
  - Tom Looman Tutorials
  - Romero Blueprints
  - Shooter Tutorial
  - Unreal Engine Discord Channel

Python:
  - Python Documentation
  - Python Wiki
  - Chad Vernon's Python for Maya artists
  - Python Google Group
  - Learn python in x minutes

Substance Painter:
  - Comprehensive PBR Guide
  - Substance Academy
  - Substance Share
  - 325 HS Height/Alphas
  - SubstanceTools
  - Algorithmic Youtube

Zbrush:
  - Selwy Cloth Brushes
  - Alan Mitchell's Weld bead brush
  - WHM polypaint brushes
  - ZbrushGuides Resources
  - Polycount Masterthread
  - Human Skin Shader setup

Cool Artists:
  - Meats Meier
  - Marek Denko
  - Karl Kopinski
  - Audrey Kawasaki