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Junxue Li's Blog   Expert Blogs

 

 I’m Junxue, CEO of Novtilus Art, a game art outsourcing company. We create HD digital paintings/game assets for a full spectrum of games, casual, social and mobile.

Our site:  www.novtilus.com

Contact me: jux@novtilus.net

Twitter: @junxueli

 

 

Expert Blogs

Posted by Junxue Li on Thu, 21 May 2015 02:10:00 EDT in Design, Art, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
This article offers some tips for managing an art team, to meet the goal of delivering good works within deadline, and within your budget.


Posted by Junxue Li on Thu, 09 Apr 2015 01:36:00 EDT in Design, Art, Console/PC
This article is a detailed walkthrough of how we make character promotion art for a FPS game: Zula


Posted by Junxue Li on Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:49:00 EDT in Design, Art, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
This article has detailed steps about how we recruit artists for our team.


Posted by Junxue Li on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:27:00 EST in Design, Art, Console/PC, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
This article is for background art production of 2D games. It deals with 2D & 3D assets management. It would help you save troubles when you need to edit, and reuse the graphics.


Posted by Junxue Li on Thu, 12 Feb 2015 01:29:00 EST in Design, Art, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
This article is about how to manage various types of 2D & 3D files for isometric buildings. It would help you save troubles when you need to edit, and reuse the graphics.


Posted by Junxue Li on Thu, 05 Feb 2015 01:26:00 EST in Design, Art, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
This article is a comprehensive comparison of art quality & cost between 2 major scene art production solutions: 2D and 3D



Junxue Li's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 04/09/2015 - 01:36]

Hi David, if you 're ...

Hi David, if you 're interested in timing and quote, you can drop me a mail: jux@novtilus.net r nIt 's not good to reveal these info in public space. For the good of us and that of other art studios.

Comment In: [Blog - 01/21/2015 - 12:37]

It 's definitely worth it ...

It 's definitely worth it

Comment In: [Blog - 09/24/2014 - 03:01]

So the safest way is ...

So the safest way is to take photos by yourself, or buy from sites like Dreams time, iStock, etc. Btw, Google advanced image search does have a filter to show you pictures of different level of permission.

Comment In: [Blog - 09/04/2014 - 07:18]

Yeah, the promotion is gone ...

Yeah, the promotion is gone now

Comment In: [Blog - 08/06/2014 - 05:18]

Thank you, I 've hesitated ...

Thank you, I 've hesitated whether to add this last part, for it 's a bit radical and having little to do with the main idea. But anyway it enriches the content.

Comment In: [Blog - 06/18/2014 - 08:58]

Great article Your point actually ...

Great article Your point actually is each medium is especially harmful in its own way, if the message communicated is problematic. In this light, you actually agree with the argument which you think you 're against all through the article.