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Futuristic Machinegun by Nosslak Futuristic Machinegun :iconnosslak:Nosslak 90 0 Gullivers Sword by Nosslak Gullivers Sword :iconnosslak:Nosslak 53 1 Mercedes Benz 540k by Nosslak Mercedes Benz 540k :iconnosslak:Nosslak 57 6 Comborifle - The Order 1886 fan-art by Nosslak Comborifle - The Order 1886 fan-art :iconnosslak:Nosslak 202 4 1930s Streamlined Henderson by Nosslak 1930s Streamlined Henderson :iconnosslak:Nosslak 88 4 Sig Sauer 556 by Nosslak Sig Sauer 556 :iconnosslak:Nosslak 95 8 Vintage pair of binoculars by Nosslak Vintage pair of binoculars :iconnosslak:Nosslak 85 7 Firestorm - antique revolver by Nosslak Firestorm - antique revolver :iconnosslak:Nosslak 401 18 Massive Sci-fi Bike by Nosslak Massive Sci-fi Bike :iconnosslak:Nosslak 249 7 Stylized Pirate Sword by Nosslak Stylized Pirate Sword :iconnosslak:Nosslak 179 7 Flintlock Pistol by Nosslak Flintlock Pistol :iconnosslak:Nosslak 835 35 Tentacle Gun by Nosslak Tentacle Gun :iconnosslak:Nosslak 117 25 Spirit - Steampunk Flightcraft by Nosslak Spirit - Steampunk Flightcraft :iconnosslak:Nosslak 627 28 Blossom - Kamikaze Plane by Nosslak Blossom - Kamikaze Plane :iconnosslak:Nosslak 240 32 Plague Doctor Mask v2 by Nosslak Plague Doctor Mask v2 :iconnosslak:Nosslak 92 11 Syringe by Nosslak Syringe :iconnosslak:Nosslak 14 3


Dieselpunk hovercraft by Lipatov Dieselpunk hovercraft :iconlipatov:Lipatov 1,740 96 Empire Speeder by MikeMahle Empire Speeder :iconmikemahle:MikeMahle 369 42 Steampunk Portal: The Gentry Turret by Risachantag Steampunk Portal: The Gentry Turret :iconrisachantag:Risachantag 9,452 343 Grimetastic Brush Pack by JohnnySix Grimetastic Brush Pack :iconjohnnysix:JohnnySix 141 16 WordPress - Fairy Theme by detrans WordPress - Fairy Theme :icondetrans:detrans 1,645 588 Imagine Air by janvanlysebettens Imagine Air :iconjanvanlysebettens:janvanlysebettens 1,570 219 sense-design ver 1 by webdesigner1921 sense-design ver 1 :iconwebdesigner1921:webdesigner1921 1,832 257 Fantasy Magic Website Template by karsten Fantasy Magic Website Template :iconkarsten:karsten 121 38 trex v2 by TIT0 trex v2 :icontit0:TIT0 369 64 Maya Reference Plates Tutorial by Cymae Maya Reference Plates Tutorial :iconcymae:Cymae 55 11 Warhammer40k-SouvereignVenture by TheFirstAngel Warhammer40k-SouvereignVenture :iconthefirstangel:TheFirstAngel 3,002 438 'Warmachine: Legends' 3of4 by OmeN2501 'Warmachine: Legends' 3of4 :iconomen2501:OmeN2501 2,149 97 'Warmachine: Legends' 1of4 by OmeN2501 'Warmachine: Legends' 1of4 :iconomen2501:OmeN2501 3,246 267 Dark Book Of Photoshop by subcity Dark Book Of Photoshop :iconsubcity:subcity 8,018 1,373 Grunge 'n Rust 2nd Edition by Metal-CX Grunge 'n Rust 2nd Edition :iconmetal-cx:Metal-CX 2,164 227 Mechanical Oldies by theCHAMBA Mechanical Oldies :iconthechamba:theCHAMBA 486 63



Robin Karlsson
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EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
Littlenorwegians Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Such excellence. You pull it off with such ease there's a certain ellegance. I'll be watching.
EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
gestandene Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday by KmyGraphic
valentinwinkelmann Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
your game design's are fantastic dude !
Psycho4140 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fucking nice work ! :D +fav +fav 
jwilliamruff Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Any chance you could make a tutorial on your texturing methods? It's really good and I'd love to see how you do it! If not, any chance you could point me in the direction of some you used/recommend? 
Nosslak Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014   Digital Artist
My texturing style isn't all that special. The key to texturing is really to just observe how different materials actually function in the real world. In the best of cases you have a similar material next to you while you texture and can really study how it reacts to the lighting, but otherwise Google and in some cases Youtube is good enough. I won't write out a full tutorial but my process most often looks like this:
1. Establish base materials with some flat values, tweak until the materials are recognizable.
2. Add some photo overlays. If you're using PBR (which I am for all of my newer pieces) you'll probably want to place most of these details in the gloss (there are of course exceptions, like wood for example).
3. Paint in some localized dirt and wear where it would make sense that they would show up. I usually use a few photo overlays to get some more interesting scratches and dirt as well, but don't overdo it. I use my AO and curvature bakes as guides for this as it makes it much simpler to see where the dirt and wear would occur. The AO should however only be present on it's own map for PBR so only use it as a guide for the other maps.
4. Tweak until you're satisfied.

So yeah there's not all that much to my texturing methodology, this is my method and I'm not saying it's better than anyone elses or perfect but it's what I use.

One of the best things I did in regards to stepping up my texturing game was to start handpainting as many details as possible as opposed to just using overlays all of the time. Overlays are great but when I were new to texturing I relied on them way too much which resulted in very unreadable and noisy textures.

Anyway, here's some of my favorite tutorials:
Racer445 Texturing tutorial
Eat3Ds Dozer Texturing tutorial

The last one isn't free but I thought it was a great tutorial so I'd say it's worth it.
jwilliamruff Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Excellent! Thanks so much! My texturing has been pretty weak and I just really liked yours. This helps a lot!
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