Free game art training available now!

Want to brush up on your video game art skills? Then this free eBook Vertex 2 from Art by Papercut (opens in new tab) may be just what you're looking for. Offering tips and tutorials on everything from concept art to facial animation, this free resource belongs in every game-artists’ library.

The second in a series, the content, which covers modelling, sculpting, texturing, concept design, lighting, animation and more, is written by working artists at studios including Ubisoft, Blizzard Entertainment and Crytek.

This 300-page eBook is available totally free of charge

This 300-page eBook is available totally free of charge

Vertex 2 is available for free over on the Art by Papercut website (opens in new tab), where you will also find a download link to volume 1. Users can show their support for the series by liking the Art by Papercut Facebook page (opens in new tab) or making a donation via the Paypal link on the site.

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