The Expert Panel
This issue’s team of pro artists…
AVIRAL AGARWAL AVI.ARTSTATION.COM
Our cover artist this month, Aviral Agarwal is a CG artist creating incredible compelling characters. He goes through essential lighting tips for lighting them over on page 22. 3Dartist username N/A
LUIS YRISARRY LABADÍA BILFROK.COM
Luis has 15 years’ of experience in the advertising industry. This issue he has detailed how to make frog-like amphibious skin for his image, King Of The Streets on page 68.
3Dartist username bilfrok
OLGA RUDI OLI-R.ARTSTATION.COM
Olga is a a professional CG artist working in the advertising, gaming and movie industries. She’s guided us through creating cloth shaders with V-ray on page 78.
3Dartist username Olgarudi
ABRAÃO SEGUNDO ARTSTATION.COM/ABRAAO_SEGUNDO
Character artist Abraão has lent his artistry and techniques to this issue of
3D Artist with a killer guide on creating stunning, believable fan art. Check it out on page 60.
3Dartist username abraaosegundo
TIMOTHY HANSON MAXDEPTH.TV
Timothy is an Emmy award-winning VFX/CG supervisor who regularly posts tutorials on his blog. He’s been kind enough to share one on Houdini advect particles on page 72. 3Dartist username maxdepth
SIMON FENTON BIT.LY/2OD31JM
Simon is head of games at Escape Studios, with 24 years’ of experience in the industry. We thought that he’d be the best fit to discuss art directing and planning a project on page 82. 3Dartist username N/A
MATHEW O ARTSTATION.COM/MATHEWO
Mathew is a senior environment artist at Ubisoft Massive and he’s broken down his process for making a Mars ranger in Modo. Read his expert tutorial over on page 52.
3Dartist username Mathewo
JANI ISORANTA NOTCH.ONE
A motion designer, digital artist and creative director at Notch, Jani has run through how to reimagine an animated 3D character with the real-time tool. Learn more on page 76.
3Dartist username zebracolor
ORESTIS BASTOUNIS TWITTER.COM/MRBASTOUNIS
Our resident hardware reviewer is back again. This time Orestis is checking out the Viewsonic VP3881, which boasts high colour accuracy on an ultra-wide format. He reviews it on page 86. 3Dartist username N/A