Finished Leon’s default gun. Thank you guys for all the encouragement and feedback – it’s spurred me on!
* Parts of a texture can be mapped to the model in weird ways that you wouldn’t expect. Makes certain parts hard to retexture when you find that same texture rotated and warped strangely in another part of the model.
* It’s helpful to start by painting the major components of a texture in loud solid colors to see how everything maps out on the model.
* The original RE artists really tried to pack as much as they could in such limited space / resolution…