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GOODIES AND FREEBIES


These resources by no means represent the entire spectrum of tools and software available online. While they are not presented in any particular order, we have tried to conveniently arrange them in a way that will make each section easier to find.

BRUSHES

Here are a few useful brushes to enhance your art and your workflow. A good artist is one who is curious and willing to explore new artistic tools and techniques. Try to assimilate a few of these resources into your own artwork.

HELPFUL APPS, PLUGINS, AND TUTORIALS

Here are a few apps, plugins, and tutorials to improve your art efficiency. A good artist is willing to explore new artistic tools and techniques from a variety of sources. Try to assimilate and learn from them.

BBWCA PHOTO AND TEXTURE PACKS

Here are a few useful starter photo and texture reference packs, as well as other useful resources from The Big Bad World of Concept Art’s Gumroad page. Enjoy!

PHOTO REFERENCE AND TEXTURE WEBSITES

Here are a few useful reference and texture websites to enhance your art and give you inspiration. A good artist is willing to use these reference pictures as a time-saving tool for their designs while using other images to begin their picture-making exploration.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

These are some of the common tools used by artists in order to speed up their workflow. A good artist is willing to search for the best tools for the job without compromising too much time.

3D RESOURCES

Here are a few useful 3D brushes, kitbash kits, plugins, etc. to enhance your art and your workflow. A good artist is one who is willing to explore new artistic tools and techniques practiced in the industry. It’s almost essential for artist to know 3D workflows.

ALL
3D COAT
3DS MAX
ALL
BLENDER
BRAND NEW!
CINEMA 4D
FUSION 360
KEYSHOT
KITBASH
MAYA
MODO
MUDBOX
PAID
PHOTOSHOP
SKETCHUP
SUBSTANCE DESIGNER
SUBSTANCE PAINTER
TUTORIAL
ZBRUSH
FREE

SHOWCASES, GALLERIES, AND FORUMS

Display your BEST artwork on sites like these. Doing so is a great way to get feedback, interact with the artistic community, network with other artists and just stay motivated. Get out there and get noticed!!

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GET IN TOUCH


If a resource has helped you greatly and is not listed here, please e-mail it to me or any suggestions to: me@eliottlillyart.com. I will be keeping this list updated as I discover new entries. Thank you