I feel this site should have an art section, but thats for a different day... anyway, share your tips on how to achieve effects, harness TF2's style, or how to draw Heres one that popped on a site i frequent For photo realistic bricks, your best bet is a photo. Scale it so that the bricks are about hand-sized. For cartoony bricks, it's reddish brownish rounded rectangles with light grey spaces between. White curves drooping over the bricks show where it's had water flowing through it, darker bricks were at hotter parts in the kiln. Stack them 2 on 1, and if you add shadows, put them just below the brick. Softly vary the color within bricks, but show stronger variations between adjacent bricks: You can also crumble out some brick corners, or add cracks in the mortar to make it look older.