Jul 2014 14
Old man by the tram - Digital Sculpt - John Chen

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Inspired and referenced photo by Vivian Maier.

Sculpted and rendered in Zbrush took around 10 hrs over two nights from a Dyna sphere. Had fun doing the hair, tweaking and learning materials & lighting in ZB Thanks!

May 2014 13

A sad day to hear Mr Giger passed away today, journey well sir, you are and always will be an influence in my art.

Feb 2014 26

A great new documentary on the state of the VFX industry and in particular the old Rhythm and Hughes company, during and after winning the Oscar for best VFX.
Things need to change, the amazing people making most of the movie magic are suffering.

Dec 2013 03

Unused concept for a Robot Security Droid. Created with Zbrush / Maya / Arnold.  Rigged with HumanIK controls. Original Concept, modelling and rigging by John Chen

Security Driod


Jul 2013 02

rawr dude

Something done from scratch tonight after a weeks worth of tracking and matchmoving. This was fun. 🙂
ZBRUSH and Arnold render.

Jun 2013 11

Great to get back to figure studies again after 10 weeks of Nuke. 🙂 not that theres anything wrong with it, but I do love sculpting the human form. Also started taking figure drawing lessons, will post these when they get a bit more presentable.

Female torso

Female torso – Zbrush, Arnold

Homework sculpt

Homework sculpt

Male study

Male study



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