I'm an artist specialized in character design and visual development for animation.You can find some of my published articles in diverse professional CG magazines such as 3DWorld, 3DArtist and 3DCreative. Also some of my illustrations have been published in the EXOTIQUE book.
I'm able to do the whole process from 2d concept art to 3d, 3d modeling with topology for good deformation in animation, uv layout, blend shapes for expressions, texture shading, lighting and final rendering. I work with Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop and Blender. If necessary I can adapt my work to other software.
I can easily follow art directions with the minimum explanations.
Senior 3D Character modeler working for animation feature films at Cinesite Montreal.
Senior 3D Character modeler for Playmobil the movie.
Senior 3d character modeler working with Aardman in the film "Early Man".
Full 3d visual development of characters for TV advertisement. Modeling, texture, shading and lighting for appealing characters.
Responsabilities: Provide 3d characters for the new redesigned aspect of the upcoming animated film "Troll, the Tale of a Tail".
I supervised the modeling team to achieve the characters appeal and the art quality.
3D modeling and digital sculpture of various Disney toy characters: Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Pluto, Donald, Daisy.
3D modeling and digital sculpture of various Minnie complete sets (dresses, complements and props).
3D modeling and digital sculpture of Miles from Tomorrowland.
3D digital sculpture of Doozers characters.
3D digital sculpture of Snoopy character.
Teach the 2D artists to develop 3D game assets for King projects.
Responsibilities: Give courses of different fields: 3D modeling, Character design in 2D and its digital development, 3D sculpture, lighting and composition, and materials and texturing.
Some of my students were from the following companies: Gameloft, King, Beesquare, Socialpoint, Zitro.
Teach how to use Blender for 3d character production instead of 3dsmax and Zbrush.
Modeled, shaded, textured and rendered 3d characters in cartoonish style from designs provided by Axis Animation and Flaunt Productions.
Responsible for modeling the main characters for the short film “Alleycats”.
Responsibilities: Modeling, lighting and composition and rendering for the short film.
Animated short film "Alike”. Alike won the "Premios Goya" award 2016 Best animated short film.
Best animation short film award Mundos Digitales International Film Festival 2015.
Responsibilities: Art director of the TV series “Holymonks”. It was selected for the prestigious International Festival of Animation in Annecy, France and Siggraph Asia (HongKong) among others. After it Holymonks was acquired by Channel + France who emited it in more than 70 countries. ("Holymonks" is a registered trademark property of Luis Arizaga).
Responsibilities: working as a 3D artist. Clients includes SHACKLETON MADRID S.L., Motoko creative motion design, KJ-Artists.com, Imagine Publishing, 3D total.
3D artist for toy company: IMC.