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Makkon @BenjaminHale7 San Francisco, CA

Ben Hale. He/They. Environment artist at ILMxLab. 2d/3d artist. Rock enthusiast. Music hobbyist? Opinions are my own.

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Joined Twitter 12/20/13


@NinaModaffari I have no advice, but just affirmation that those thoughts aren't your soul and you earned what you… https://t.co/x2cai2VwSIbeen looking through some old art of mine, and I'm happy to report that I have been improving after all @JennRavenna the first one fills me with an inexplicable nostalgia and anxiety, the colors and atmosphere are jaw d… https://t.co/kFU4oo3cBk @itsiansu Whooaahhh
9/22
2020
Just wanna say to the "Gamers" worried that black devs are going to somehow take over the indusrty and all the cool… https://t.co/xXTTJRMqRs
Retweeted by MakkonSpeaking of Toby Fox, I think about this a lot https://t.co/4jD1qbuY91
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9/20
2020
#screenshotsaturday GRAVEN - The town of Citadel with Potters forest visible in the background! Wishlist now!… https://t.co/zFXywTjMua
Retweeted by Makkon @KatNicoleB mentally I am hereI think now is a good time for yet another repost of my most popular comic https://t.co/RzLttZarWs
Retweeted by MakkonI’m thinking of him a lot lately. He’s my German grandfather and he lived through WWII. He was one of the kindest p… https://t.co/9rGUdCrhi8
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9/19
2020
@psuedofolio @poopatron You've heard of Things Filled With Beans, now get ready for Beans Filled With Things! @hudkips so kirby reproduces... by butting?
9/18
2020
@KermitInAHat @jasonschreier Yeah I think you're right, especially about corporate greed. Though I still think pric… https://t.co/DhnnCH88AQEveryone is going to buy their annualized AAA franchises for $70 without blinking while giving an indie game a thum… https://t.co/HlQd4VxqqP
Retweeted by Makkon @Buttczeeks @AceFlibble Okay @KermitInAHat @jasonschreier I work in games, and they cost more to make than they did last gen, or the gen before.… https://t.co/dJNNERbvHJ @AceFlibble Yeah that shit is awful, not defending that. Just saying games are worth more than they charge, that 60… https://t.co/G6sMQvrppz @Desecratr @YourLegionsWord I'm defending the devs who actually make the games @YourLegionsWord .... they have become more expensive, and team sizes have absolutely increased; like dude, I work… https://t.co/lSwDTRydMy @xavierck3d That's kinda what Graven is shooting for @YourLegionsWord right so you agree, games have been coerced into finding other ways to pay for their production be… https://t.co/Mj7pFaJ48j @ohdearlordie I've started to enjoy baking tremendously since I got Marmoset Toolbag. UV's not so tough anymore, an… https://t.co/TXMUSXWq4B @jasonschreier games cost too much to make to sustain the $60 price point, just feels kinda late tbh
9/17
2020
@WendyDoodles Ah it works on mobile!Hi! I'm Jordan, and I'm a queer NB artist with an ongoing webcomic about space pirates. I'm currently looking for w… https://t.co/03QIlUZ8XY
Retweeted by Makkon @WendyDoodles when I click on the link it opens up DMs with the trendletterbot, what do I do in there? do I just type in my name? @yesmaaike deleted my comment because of possible spoilers, but it broke my heart toofor anyone (like myself) that missed this https://t.co/03ozVl4o2I @joewintergreen @AntonHand *sigh*
9/16
2020
Texture Artists Speak up! We're expanding, and are looking for fantastic artists to join our team. If you're great… https://t.co/xfjmJJw5HO
Retweeted by Makkon @stylishmaya of course it's Utah....
9/15
2020
@SamNChiet Did I miss something today? @kianamaiart how are you finding these metrics? the links my google search is bringing up look sketchy :( @heybiji holy shit, sorry you're getting hit so hard over there :(
9/14
2020
@esselfortium baking in the lighting is the last steps after all the flat color stuff is done like dirt, drips, edg… https://t.co/7JK9n1DxJj @esselfortium I'm really flattered and happy to hear you're getting into substance! When you know the basics of the… https://t.co/a1gSvEnInf @esselfortium not yet, but I've got something in the works @quasimaddi love this!!! @koujaku damn dude, sorry you've had to deal with leaks, that's pretty stressful. we've got like 3 air purifiers so… https://t.co/c1VzSncxlElovely day outsidehttps://t.co/vuD9h1M3Ag
9/12
2020
Don't forget to wishlist #GRAVEN Our team is kicking ass and all your encouragement helps! https://t.co/IbyV01021h
Retweeted by Makkon @jazz_inmypants Today. I just realized today.
9/11
2020
@BryanRenno this is one the most absurdly things I've ever heard, holy shit what an origin story! @3Dartisfinetoo yeah I think the saturation has been bumped up on a some of these (can't confirm for Oregon) but it… https://t.co/W5nAvyEMIk
9/10
2020
@ProZD that's basically the story for me, even better because it's a typo @JeffLowell Yikes, dude @TheDrul Thanks so much, faith! They've been a lot of fun to make, they're really flexible with the trims and are n… https://t.co/ILibvhxuSK @PaleFeatherZen Using the normal map and ambient occlusion you normally make for pbr, you use them to make masks, y… https://t.co/8NJhbSPNUfSo it literally looks like hell outside today https://t.co/MA0U1IHPcv @bRakustar01 in my experience most folks asking do so because they are looking to mix things up and try something n… https://t.co/ZEzs2sQNMP
9/9
2020
@dovahkiin009087 I realize now you're only talking about this scene and not every trim. This scene is maybe 4 trims @dovahkiin009087 there are a lot of different material types, it's not all stone, and it's not all the same color @dovahkiin009087 around 50 @dovahkiin009087 ha I wish @MarcyBones64 our measurement of the passage of time is arbitrary and cannot be approximated. cooking popcorn requi… https://t.co/THbHW0bxnXGot to do lots and lots of textures for this! https://t.co/q0BHJRPlGV @starshipwaters Thank you so much! It's some of my best texture work so far, excited for everyone to play it
9/6
2020
@kyrin21 I'm surprised you aren't working fulltime in games, you have the skills and the work to show, and you're a… https://t.co/fUGQeHZsOuClaws out 🙃 https://t.co/xu2wqbVBKy
Retweeted by MakkonSeptember edition: If you're a gamedev or person in a games-related field who is currently out of work, in need of… https://t.co/osZA9Nu2c9
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9/3
2020
@AntonHand Coop games are most of what I play @DUSKdev Eehhh nah, maybe a hybrid but I'm not a fan @FreyaHolmer This bad pun cheered me up :) @TrueGreyscale @arvalis Yeah I guess I just don't really have a favorite that I can show @twango5map01 looking great so far! @arvalis I got nothin, man. I've done 3 paintings for myself this year :(
9/1
2020
@AntonHand What is the referring to specifically?
8/31
2020
@Emily_x_Juliet we just bought the season on appleTV, I don't understand it either :(I’m honestly at a loss for words. This means so much to me as a little black kid who would run home everyday after… https://t.co/hgkw9V3mVQ
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8/30
2020
@lowpolycurls @UnrealEngine I'm excited to see what else you've got in store!
8/29
2020
@danipanteez I've been spending my octobers working on old projects, and not starting anything new. I've been calli… https://t.co/yny0qXHo3X @psuedofolio I love this
8/28
2020
@FromHappyRock isn't this just the quake1 palette? I think they're nice colors tbhBeen learning @UnrealEngine for the past weeks and made a landscape that I'll be using for another project soon 🌱🌳… https://t.co/5WMNiAPFhq
Retweeted by Makkon @lowpolycurls @UnrealEngine This is probably one of the most impressive stylized scenes I've ever seen. Every asset… https://t.co/2A1U77WhfI @AsherEinhorn I could see this working if the player controlled somewhat like a vehicle, with a bit of drifting on… https://t.co/Xjn2iryFhn @hellogames @JKashaar WHOAH!
8/27
2020
@Fearian this breaks my heart @CarmenSinek It works great, but you end up with same-face a lot easier with it if you're not careful
8/26
2020
@_mlktea thanks I hate it
8/25
2020
huh https://t.co/sEkofLlph3
8/24
2020
My dentist’s first question to me, knowing I’m an epidemiologist, was “when will this all be over”. Was super unsat… https://t.co/ZNs6Kpyx9R
Retweeted by MakkonWe need to talk about Portland. This is footage from a right-wing rally to protect the police. They brought mace,… https://t.co/8vUfpEaKxP
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8/23
2020
@arvalis I so sorry, man. This is awful
8/22
2020
There was ash on my desk this morning from the window, the sky was orange. No word about any evacuations, just havi… https://t.co/ZrsKwdNfR7.@USPS GR Patterson location has pieces of the mail sorting machines out in the parking lot. @WOODTV https://t.co/OuugjhTbfE
Retweeted by Makkon @AntonHand I woke up with ash on my desk this morning, and the sky was red
8/20
2020
@wuffles It's delightful and a treasure, I've watched it at least 4 times today @wuffles I think I found the source! https://t.co/dTsKrAVoL6 @arvalis Shit, sorry man. Stay safe
8/19
2020
@BagelHero yeah, it feels pretty bad. I deleted the tweets, but only because my feelings on it have changed. I'll own up to it @BagelHero not to mention that I invoked some defenses that aren't mine to make. I'm pretty ashamed of it, just going to try to do better @TheGreatJug I know feelings are frayed and it feels like there's not a lot of room to make mistakes with this stuf… https://t.co/SeVrRwphSk @BagelHero I was basically on the wrong end of this situation. I got caught up in the tone of some criticism that I… https://t.co/x5tchfLrqDthread. some things I need to think on and do better about. https://t.co/QIrlkjXJpV @BOWL_CUT_ART If you're open to it, I think that criticism may be worth considering. With personal art it's good to… https://t.co/cYDCUyKC34 @BOWL_CUT_ART Hey man, I think this is really well made. I did want to say that this might be the part that is maki… https://t.co/MpvP54KxzLHey all, sometimes I have some bad takes. I appreciate folks who like me enough to tell me what I get wrong. I unde… https://t.co/VK4fkXikJw @xavierck3d @paulinapunlina yeah, you're right. I feel pretty shitty about it. I take it back, and I've deleted the… https://t.co/dVX3DZD4n9
8/18
2020

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