Monday, October 21, 2013

Should You Work For Free?

Should designers and developers ever work for free?

The short answer is "Not no, but hell no!"

The long answer is "Still mostly no, but there are occasional exceptions."

Have a look at this infograph for some useful tips on when it's OK to work for free.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Link's Hylian Shield from Legend of Zelda

I had a little bit of spare time today so, as usual, I ended up in Photoshop.  Here's the end result.

For those interested in the technical aspects, it was created from scratch, starting with basic vector shapes.  The shapes were then extruded into 3D objects and combined.  Textures were added.  Rendering was done, and finally a little bit of post-process touch-up.