The Expert Panel
This issue’s team of pro artists…
ALEX LANGLETZ ALEX-LANGLETZ.DE Alex is a 3D artist and his amazing visualisation skills has landed him our cover art this month. He’s also given us his top arch viz tips alongside a whole host of other experts on page 24. 3Dartist username N/A TYLER BAY TYLERBAY3D.COM Tyler Bay has worked on projects including Pixar’s Coco and teaches online at cgcircuit.com. He’s kindly written a beginner’s guide for Houdini on page 60.
3Dartist username N/A PAUL CHAMBERS PAULCHAMBERS3D.COM Paul is a freelance CG generalist with plenty of experience in virtual reality. He’s taken a look at 3D VR design tool Gravity Sketch and finds out whether it’s worth a download on page 72. 3Dartist username paulchambers3d SHAYLEEN HULBERT ARTSTATION.COM/SHAYLEENHULBERT Character artist Shayleen divulges her top techniques for taking a character concept from 2D into 3D with plenty of production-ready tips. Read her tutorial on page 46.
3Dartist username N/A AMARU ZEAS AMARUZEAS3D.COM Amaru is a senior 3D artist working at Amazon Game Studios, so we thought he’d be perfect for explaining how to achieve incredible texture details for tyres. His guide is on page 64. 3Dartist username amaruzeas IAN FAILES VFXBLOG.COM VFX journalist and regular 3D Artist contributor Ian has spoken to Simon J Smith on real-time directing and Unity for Disney’s latest shorts – Baymax Dreams. Learn more on page 92. 3Dartist username N/A CRYSTAL BRETZ CRYSTALMODELSTHINGS.COM Crystal is a modeller at Method
Studios, and when we saw SWIRLY 3D on Instagram we knew we had to get it in the mag! Find out how she created the character’s hair on page 54. 3Dartist username N/A JESUS SUAREZ JESUSSUAREZ.TV Senior motion designer and 3D generalist Jesus Suarez talks us through how he created these amazing mountain terrains in Cinema 4D and Octane Render on page 68.
3Dartist username jssuarez ORESTIS BASTOUNIS TWITTER.COM/MRBASTOUNIS Orestis is testing another Lenovo machine for us this issue, but this time it’s the ultra lightweight Thinkpad P1. Find out how it compares to others on the market on page 74.
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