This issue’s team of pro artists…
PAUL HELLARD PAULHELLARD.CONTENTLY.COM
Paul is a seasoned VFX journalist and is the former editor of Cgsociety.org.
This issue he’s spoken to Luma Pictures and Scanline VFX about Black Panther’s VFX. It’s on page 22. 3Dartist username N/A
TREVOR BALL & JOSH WEBB STACKROCKGROUP.COM
Trevor and Josh are 3D visualisation artists specialising in landscape architectural modelling for a landscape at Stack Rock Group. Discover their Sketchup tutorial over on page 60. 3Dartist username Stackrockgroup
MINJI SOHN MJSOHN.TUMBLR.COM
The Framestore rigging technical director teaches us how to rig faces much more efficiently using blendshapes in Maya. You can read her expert tutorial over on page 74. 3Dartist username enchnlurker
VINCENT DÉROZIER ARTSTATION.COM/VINCENTDEROZIER SARA RASCÓN ESPINOZA SARARASCON.COM JOCHEM AARTS REALIZM.NL
Vincent has revealed to us his innovative new techniques for creating sculpt-like models with Substance Designer. Master the software now with his tutorial on page 46.
3Dartist username Vincent Dérozier VFX artist Sara teaches us how to create detailed and realistic procedural fur using Houdini 16.5’s newest grooming tools. The eight-step guide is on page 66.
3Dartist username sarar Freelance 3D artist Jochem takes us on a ride through Phoenix FD to talk water simulations as part of his incredibly detailed vehicle scene. Read about his techniques on page 76.
3Dartist username Jochem
GREG BARTA ARTSTATION.COM/SCIVFX Lauren Slowik SHAPEWAYS.COM
Greg’s contribution to this issue is two-fold this month. He teaches us the science behind cloud formation as well as reviewing the latest Clarisse, version 3.6. Read them on pages 54 and 80. 3Dartist username N/A Lauren is the head of education and designer evangelism at Shapeways. In her tutorial on page 70, she teaches us how to make an asset from a videogame printable.
3Dartist username Laurenslowik
ORESTIS BASTOUNIS TWITTER.COM/MRBASTOUNIS
Orestis returns to take a deep dive into the world of the Benq PD2700Q to see if the colour accuracy and image resolution mean that it’s the perfect fit for 3D. His review is on page 78. 3Dartist username N/A