9 Resources for Building Fantasy Weapons
Find an arsenal of creative resources in this ArtStation Marketplace product roundup!
Weapon Creation Tutorial for Video Games
This step-by-step tutorial includes 30 informative chapters for beginner to intermediate-level video game weapon artists. The resource also includes source files so that you can more easily follow along!
Designing Fantasy Weapons
Julio’s hour-long tutorial guides you through the process of creating a fantasy sword. Learn how to draw, shade, and render!
Creating Stylized Weapon Concepts – Tutorial
by Jenny Brozek
Learn to create a set of 4 stylized weapons. The course covers mood boards, sketches, the value of grayscale painting, creating an interesting color scheme, finalizing and polishing designs, and creating a cohesive final concept sheet.
Displacement / Heightmaps for Sword & Dagger Handles Vol. 1
This is a pack of high-resolution seamless displacement maps, used specifically for the creation of ornamented sword and dagger grips.
VDM – Full Metal Surfaces Pack
Use these 20 detail brushes to create a limitless variety of metallic surfaces.
100 Bow Base Meshes
by CG Sphere
These clean and optimized bow base meshes allow you to spend time designing and detailing rather than doing time-consuming retopology and UV work.
ZBrush – Noya Ornament Trim Brushes
Create elaborate details on your fantasy weapons with these 40 ornament trim brushes.
Metal Materials for Keyshot (Part 4)
Miguel’s materials cover a wide range of metal appearances, including Pacific gold, vintage copper, glossy copper, damaged brass, and more.
Medieval Armour & Weaponry Reference Pack
by Patryk Olas
Patryk’s extensive photo reference pack includes images taken at the Musée de l’Armée (Army Museum in Paris).
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