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Let's Texture #1: Wooden Supply Crate - HL2 Inspired (Substance Painter)

Category: Substance Painter
June 04, 2024

Let's Texture Half-Life 2 inspired wooden supply crate using Substance Painter. It is one of the most iconic props to be created for a game.

We'll go through the entire texturing process.

What you will learn in Let's Texture #1:

  • Tips on UVs and exporting your meshes
  • How to setup your project for UE4/UE5
  • Base material creation
  • How to add dirt
  • How to add arrows using Alphas
  • How to add text
  • How to add image decal stamps
  • How to sharpen your textures

Video Tutorial

More Textured Crates

Using the techniques in the video, I textured additional wooden creates to use.

HL2 Supply Crate Modeling Process

If you want to see the entire modeling process for this HL2 inspired supply crate, see this Let's Model Episode #1.

More Let's Texture Episodes

See all available Let's Texture Episodes in this tutorial topic section.


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