Master Award – Expose 3 book

My Zbrush created image – the Last of the leaves receives a Master Award in the robotic/cyborg category in the third annual Expose digital art book produced by Ballistic Publishing.

More information about this excellent book <here>


thank you Ballistic Publishing


First two publicly available prints

My first two prints
are now available through the Gnomon workshop. The Apple and the Four
Wire Heads, will be the first released. The posters, printed on 100lb
Centura Gloss paper are sized at around 27" X 40 ".

The excellent artist Feng Zhu has also released two wonderful new images.

we started The Gnomon Workshop five years ago, we have strived to bring
techniques of great artists to students and professionals around the
world," says founder/director Alex Alvarez. "Feng Zhu is one of the
industry’s greatest concept artists, and he’s created seven incredible
concept design and technique DVDs for the Gnomon Workshop. Meats Meier,
one of the world’s foremost artists using ZBrush, is responsible for
two highly acclaimed ZBrush DVDs. These posters give the Gnomon
Workshop another way to bring work by these great artists to the

Poster print ordering information <HERE>


thanks to Alex Alvarez


Pixologic User Group Meeting – SF

with Bay Raitt, Ken Brilliant, Taron and Zack Petroc at the second
Pixologic User Group Meeting in San Francisco. I had a great time.

Meier started the evening off with a detailed walkthrough of how he
creates is signature wire-style artwork. Other topics covered included
how to use masking and deformations to convert primitives into complex
shapes, and creating multiple rendering passes in ZBrush for

More information, as well as downloadable clips from the meeting available <HERE>


thanks to Ofer and Jaime

Zbrush training DVDs released

My first two Zbrush training DVDs, Introduction to Zbrush2 and Zbrush production pipeline are now available.

Produced by the Gnomon Workshop.

More information and ordering through the Gnomon Workshop <HERE>

Press release <HERE>


thanks to Alex Alvarez, David Caplan, and Eric Hanson


Hellboy at the O

about the lack of updates, I haven’t done much personal artwork for a
bit. I’ve been settling into a new city and focusing on my job at the
Orphanage, working on shots for the movie "Hellboy" that is produced by
Revolution Studios and is to be released in April of 2004. See the
Hellboy trailer <HERE>

Internet Movie Database information <HERE>


Maya 4.5 Fundamentals

"Etcher" image printed in the book – "Maya 4.5
Fundamentals" by Jim Lammers and Lee Gooding. It has a lot of great
information and covers every aspect of Maya really well. I definately
recommend this book if you are trying to learn this program.


thank you Jim Lammers