Afternoon with BelgianBoolean — Part Three

In this third installment of “Afternoon with BelgianBoolean”, Ben and Tanner discuss practical tools and ideas for those who struggle with depression as well as for producers and leads who may work with others who wrestle with the illness. (And in case you missed it, here are parts one and two.) ... Read More

Afternoon with BelgianBoolean – Part Two

In Part Two of our interview with Ben "BelgianBoolean" Nicholas, we really dive into Ben's clinical depression.  Ben tells us a little about his story, what his depression is like, and the best practices for him. If you missed it, you can read Part One here.  We last left our ... Read More

Afternoon with BelgianBoolean — Part One

Blurring the line between game artist and fine artist, Ben is an artist with Ubisoft who creates beautiful concept art that mixes brutalist architecture and sci-fi machinery with the energy of pop art and the imagination of a storyteller. In this first part of a four part series, the BelgianBoolean ... Read More

The Procedural Style of Bruno Afonseca

Bruno Afonseca has worked all over the industry over the past 5 years, from GameLoft Brazil to GameLoft Montreal. Bruno is now doing technical art and textures at Minority Media in Montreal. His portfolio is all over the place - but the highlights are his recent environment work, and his unbelievable eye ... Read More

The Brutalistic Retro Art of Ben Nicholas

Ben Nicholas (AKA Belgian Boolean, affectionately referred to as The CrackWizard) has worked for the past 5 years on games such as Halo Wars, Republique, and Halo 5 is known for his insane ability to turn hard-surface concepts in to glorious 3D visualizations. His portfolio is a whats what of re-imagined ... Read More

The Breathtaking Textures of Käy Vriend

Käy Vriend is a freelance Texture Artist working out of Noord-Holland, Netherlands - and for years and years has been one of the top Substance Artists in the world. We're pleased to have Kay as the subject our very first Artist Of The Week column. He currently runs his company Procedural ... Read More

Horizon: Zero Dawn – The GameTextures Review

It’s no secret that Sony has put a lot into Horizon: Zero Dawn. When the game was revealed at E3 2015, the reaction from the game press as well as fans and developers (of which I am both) was utter amazement. The first two minutes of the reveal trailer gives ... Read More