Location: US Web: www.fmacmanus.com Em ail: email@example.com MEDIA: Photoshop, CINEMA 4D, Vue, ZBrush Finnian is a concept artist, working with both 2D and 3D software, who specialises in fantasy and sci-fi environments. “I taught myself my 3D workflow,” he says. “It took several years. I’m now in my third year of the entertainment design programme at Art Center College of Design.”
The Chicago-born, California-based artist regularly accepts studio work as well as freelance commissions. He’s busy creating concepts for a collaborative project with fellow artist Llia Yu – an expansive, world-building exercise titled ARK.
1 Acrospar Ruins
“This was one of my first phototexture experiments. I started with a small black and white breakdown and then layered photo textures on top, combining them using matte painting techniques and painting over the results. Using phototextures is a way to save a lot of time if you already have the fundamentals to manipulate them into your concept.”