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3D Game Design with Unreal Engine 4 and Blender by Justin Plowman

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UV unwrapping our game asset

UV mapping can be a difficult process, but understanding some best practices can help make the process easier:

UV unwrapping our game asset

A UV grid texture map

  1. Use a colored UV grid texture during the process: This can be easily found using an online image search, and can be applied to your object in Blender as a material. Be sure to find one the same size as the texture you wish to create, such as 1024 x 1024 or 2048 x 2048. I used a 2048 x 2048 image.
  2. Minimize seams and stretching: It is important to hide the seams of your UV map along hard edges or in hidden areas not seen by the player. Luckily for us, hard surface objects such as our crate are ...

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