The Ex­pert Panel

This is­sue’s team of pro artists…

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DANIEL BYSTEDT

ARTSTATION.COM/DBYSTEDT Daniel is a se­nior char­ac­ter artist at Good­bye Kansas Studios and is our cover artist this is­sue. He’s given us his steps for mak­ing stel­lar sci-fi con­cept sculpts. Read them on page 44. 3Dartist user­name N/A

ANDREAS BAR­DEN

an­dreas­bar­den.com

Andreas’ awe­some Cin­ema 4D ab­stract sculp­tures are a cloth sim­u­la­tion dream, so why not dis­cover how you can re-cre­ate his in­cred­i­ble tex­tiles over on page 70?

3Dartist user­name andibpunkt

MARK SMITH

mark­smith.journoport­fo­lio.com

The world of ad­ver­tis­ing is dom­i­nated by visual ef­fects and Mark spoke to some amaz­ing studios this is­sue to dis­cover what it takes to cre­ate beau­ti­ful VFX. It’s on page 30. 3Dartist user­name N/A

TI­MOTHY DRIES

tim­o­th­y­dries.com

As en­vi­ron­ment artist at Fron­tier De­vel­op­ments, Ti­mothy has plenty of work­flow tricks to make your scenes sing. Check out his Zbrush to Sub­stance to UE4 tu­to­rial on page 52. 3Dartist user­name Luxap

RAINER DUDA

rd-in­no­va­tions.de

Rainer has taken Fu­sion for a spin this is­sue, twice! First he takes us to space with a galaxy par­ti­cle sys­tem and then he warps into our re­view sec­tion to see how far Fu­sion Stu­dio 9 has come. 3Dartist user­name N/A

TREVOR HOGG

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Trevor has gone be­hind the scenes on some of Blade Run­ner 2049’s mind­blow­ing ef­fects and awe-in­spir­ing UI with Rodeo FX and Ter­ri­tory this is­sue. Check it out on page 36. 3Dartist user­name N/A

AN­DREW HODG­SON

an­drew-hodg­son.com

An­drew spe­cialises in hard sur­face mod­els and con­cepts, so we thought there was no bet­ter per­son to teach us some pro tech­niques in Maya. Don’t miss his tu­to­rial on page 60.

3Dartist user­name An­drewhodg­son

IAN FAILES

vfxblog.com Ian jour­neys to the Land of the Dead with Coco, Pixar’s lat­est fea­ture. He dis­cov­ers some of the stu­dio’s ef­fects and ren­der­ing in­no­va­tions. Read about them on page 22.

3Dartist user­name N/A

ORESTIS BASTOUNIS

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Orestis puts the AMD Radeon Pro Duo through its paces this is­sue, to see if hav­ing dou­ble the card re­ally means dou­ble the power. Read his re­view on page 80.

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