- by Alex Dracott
Built from the ground up, Epic's newest engine is capable of producing truly incredible 3D art visuals. Its deferred rendering, custom materials and advanced lighting techniques are perfect for pushing the engine – and your art – to the next level.
I've worked professionally in Unreal 4 since its public release and have discovered some fantastic techniques for creating and presenting high-quality art in-engine. Here I share some of my personal tips and tricks I use on a day-to-day basis to help you light, texture, and render your own beautiful scenes within Unreal 4.
In this 3D World's online Vault you can find video tutorials as well as models and textures to get started in Unreal 4 today!
01. Importing textures into Unreal 4
02. Save memory: Channel-pack textures
03. Physically-based rendering
04. Texture reuse
05. Don't make unnecessary textures