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How did I miss these guys for so long? Just joined the Portland Creative List.  Although it seems to be just a local resource, there’s…

The “Body Painting” Pinterest board is the result of the continuing search for images that might provide inspiration for concepts, skin textures, hairstyles and props….

In the real world, pretty much everything has texture; fabric has texture, art has texture, music has texture, even the quality of life has texture. …

In the world of CG and VFX, one of the developmental processes is called “look dev”, or look development. The primary goal of look development…

Painting skin textures for 3D models can really be enjoyable, as well as really challenging. One of the challenges is coming up with ideas for…

Like most artists, I’m constantly searching the internet for images that inspire me, content that might eventually inspire some aspect of an illustration; like the…

What in the world is UV mapping?  For the uninitiated, this seems to be one of the most difficult concepts to grasp, yet it is…

Basic fact #1: If you’re going to render something in 3D, you need a 3D model of that something in your scene. Where do you…

When I was first hired as an Agency Art Director, one of my primary tasks was to art direct photo shoots.  Fortunately, I had taken…

Pretty much all social media sites now need an avatar.  Rather than continue to use a photo, as I’ve been doing in the past, I…