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Making of: Hexels 3 Sidescroller Action Scene

Mark Knight is back with a brand new breakdown of his Hexels 3 sidescroller scene. Mark developed the art style with a 90’s video game aesthetic in mind using the new pixel painting layer and brushes system. He also crafted the animation frame by frame, utilizing Hexels’ many nifty animation features.

Get started on your path to geometric goodness with Hexels 3.

Toolbag Artist Highlight | Ep. 157

Here’s a brand new edition of the Highlight, filled with awesome real-time art!

  1. Lan Ngo crafted a fierce fighter named Agasi.
  2. Joshua Lynch created a series of incredible materials for Middle-earth: Shadow of War.
  3. Tyler Palladino developed an original character that draws influences from the East and the West.
  4. Yaroslav Grigorash created Bogdan Stupka in his role for the movie Taras Bulba.

Thanks for checking out the latest featured artwork rendered in Toolbag. Stay tuned for more next week.

Hexels Adventures | Ep. 6 Orbiter 13

Brace yourselves for the most action packed Hexels Adventures episode yet! In this installment, Mark Knight utilizes a wide range of new features found in Hexels 3 including pixel painting, pixel layers and drag and drop images. Mark used a mix of traditional frame by frame painting, animated layer transforms and post effects to create the final video.

Watch the final trailer and check out previous episodes of Hexels Adventures.

Toolbag Artist Highlight | Ep. 156

Take a look at some fancy Toolbag renders in this week’s Highlight.

  1. Dmitry Koval crafted an incredible render of his character, Priest.
  2. Giovanni Grecco created a fan art piece of Ciri from The Witcher 3.
  3. Marat Latypov assembled an awesome character submission for Artstation’s Beyond Human challenge.
  4. Saurabh Jethani forged an alternative version of Metal Gear Solid’s Chico based on a fan art concept by Woo Kim.

Thanks for checking out the latest featured artwork rendered in Toolbag. Stay tuned for more next week.

Hexels 3 | “Orbiter 13” Trailer

Mark Knight unleashes the full force of Hexels 3 with his latest creation – Orbiter 13. The trailer was made entirely in Hexels and showcases some of the many new features that we’ve added. Stay tuned for a new installment of Hexels Adventures with Mark Knight to see how the trailer was created.

In the meantime, check out previous episodes of Hexels Adventures.