The Ex­pert Panel

This is­sue’s team of pro artists…

3D Artist - - CONTENTS -

TANYA COM­BRINCK N/A

Tanya re­turns this is­sue hav­ing spo­ken to six in­cred­i­ble artists from the likes of Guer­rilla Games, Pixar, Weta, Quixel and more. Hear about their top Maya tips over on page 22.

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AN­DREW COMB ANDREWCOMB.COM

Free­lance 3D artist, An­drew, takes you round the new ver­sion of Light­wave and teaches you how to cre­ate met­als with the new PBSDF ma­te­rial. Don’t miss his tu­to­rial on page 60.

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IAN FAILES VFXBLOG.COM

Ian has spo­ken to Sony Pic­tures An­i­ma­tion as well as in­dus­try vet­eran Phil Tip­pett this is­sue to talk Juras­sic Park, adapt­ing to CG and more. Read the in­ter­views on page 38 and 92. 3Dartist user­name N/A

JULIÁN CALLE JULIANCALLE.COM

Image En­gine con­cept artist Julián Calle teaches us some cool tricks for in­te­grat­ing 2D and 3D in his stun­ning sci-fi planet en­vi­ron­ment. Read his guide on page 44.

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ALLA CHERNOVA ARTSTATION.COM/ALLACHERNOVA

Alla is a 3D gen­er­al­ist with a back­ground in tra­di­tional art. She runs us through her tech­niques for an­i­mat­ing mer­maid hair in Hou­dini on page 64.

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HINA PANDYA HINAPUBLISH.COM

Hina Pandya worked in the model shop at ILM and is now a free­lance jour­nal­ist. This is­sue she spoke to Jeff Ol­son, who has pro­duced ET, The Phan­tom Menace and more on page 96.

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MICHAEL IN­GRAS­SIA ARTSTATION.COM/DIGITALGEPPETTO

Michael is cre­ative di­rec­tor of Steam­labs VR, and founder/lead in­struc­tor of 3D train­ing work­shop.

com. He teaches us triple-a cloth­ing tech­niques on page 52.

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JOEY LENZ AND PHIL LIU POLYPLANT.CO AND THE-LAST-PIXEL.COM

Light­ing artist Joey and en­vi­ron­ment artist Phil both work in the videogames in­dus­try, hav­ing worked on games like Halo 5. They’ve taught us how to light a real-time cin­e­matic on page 66. 3Dartist user­name N/A

ORESTIS BASTOUNIS TWIT­TER.COM/MRBASTOUNIS

Orestis takes the lat­est Len­ovo Thinkpad P52 out for a spin and gets some in­cred­i­ble results. Read his full ver­dict and com­pare bench­marks on page 80.

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