yes it is satisfying now to get the life into the girl!!! I learnt some tricks etc when mapping now, so I will keep that in my mind.
Yeh mate, layers, used to using them at work, kerb layer, road layer etc etc so that isnt a problem. I save the PSD quite regular so all of my layers are there. I have merged a few though. I keep them well named so its not confusing.
I did read somehwere that scaling UV's too much could end up pear shape, so I have that in mind too. Higher res texture?? I will Google that one mate..LOL I know how to do the simple things in PS not overly familiar with all of its beauty yet, another avenue for brain destruction!!
"A Darkness at Sethanon", a book I aspire to model some of the charcters and scenes