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  • artdanylov
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    artdanylov polycounter lvl 5
    Hello :)
    I`m 3d generalist.
  • ijur
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    ijur polycounter lvl 3
  • IsThisElusive
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    IsThisElusive polycounter lvl 3
    Hey everyone!
    Sondre from Norway here. Studying VFX and 3d art at the moment, before that I've been a hobbyist for several years.
    Looking forward to posting here :)
    M.V.H Sondre. 
  • HarleyG
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    HarleyG polycounter lvl 2
    Hi, I apparently made a profile a while ago but didn't post? Ah well..

    I'm Harley Gresham. I want to be a 3D environment artist. I live in Japan, although I'm from Australia. I've been taking Ryan Kingslien's online part time boot camp, and I've come to the realization that I need to go back to basics. Over the course of this week, I'll be starting my sketch book so I can get critique. Thank you, and nice to be here.
  • SilverNightSigh
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    SilverNightSigh polycounter lvl 2
    Hello everyone.  I'm a digital artist from the Central Valley of California...  I'm looking to share my work and to see some great things from all of you as well.  I use Zbrush and Photoshop mainly.   Always seeking out great advice.  
  • AstralZombie
    Hello, new member. Been lurking for a while, but ready to jump in and get dirty. Recently moved from film and animation side of things to the real time world, so, this site has been invaluable.  I'm currently working as a skybox artist, but, am focused more on learning hard surface modeling in my personal time.
  • VioletDusk
    hi everyone. I have been a long time gamer I absolutely love virtual worlds like secondlife but they always made me want more, more of a gaming aspect to it. I have made clothes for second life and enjoy that but I have decided to start making my own video games and I am starting with 3d sculpting. I joined this forum for tips. I watched a video saying a good way to practice is drawing with good old fashioned pen and paper but I suck at drawing I do better on computers. I am going to be downloading blender and sculptris to get me to start learning. I want to learn a lot about before I decide weather or not I'm good enough to pay for classes. any tips, tricks, or advice would be greatly appreciated 
  • fil5
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    fil5 polycounter lvl 4
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  • kurylo3d
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  • [Deleted User]
    Hi there. I'm a beginner 3D artist who hopes to improve, and my dream job to is to work as an animator for games.
    I'm really shy but I'll do my best to be active with the community!
    Currently I'm working on a small 3D game to practice skills mostly on animation and general modeling.

    I used to have an old profile but I wish to start a new (plus I was ignorant at the time and just posted a single sketchbook thread of my crummy works, wondering why I never got a response or feedback). So I apologize for my ignorance and I'll do my best to keep out of troubles. I'm like a grandma when it comes to computers so I'll calm myself and try to read the things I can.

    Anyways, here's to a new start!
  • Phenopeia
    Hi! New member here - just recently started looking around the web for forums for 3D artists and instantly found Polycount as a very inspiring community. I am 3D generalist with 3 years of working experience. Last summer I graduated from film school, however, I am more passionate about game industry than movies and I'm looking forward on improving my computer graphics skills to be able to join game development projects as environment artist and/or game designer. 
  • Faileron
    Hey! I've been meaning to post here since 2012 when I started a games design degree, and it was about time I broke that long-standing habit of not having an account!

    I've been doing some form of 3D art for about eleven years but don't have any professional experience whatsoever; I spend a lot of time doing it but haven't learned a lot. I'm hoping that this will change. :smile:

  • ookin
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    ookin polycounter lvl 6
    hello,... hope we can help each other to make bautiful world. :)
  • marsilainen
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    Long time lurker and decided to finally register. I have found the forum very helpful for my studies and i hope that i can give something back too.
  • humblebee
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    humblebee polycounter lvl 2
    Hi everyone!

    trying to go from lurking to a more active approach on here.
    I'm Sean, 3D environment artist, studying game art in the UK and currently
    working for Yuumei as a 3D background artist.
  • Fl0rida_Man
    Same as marsilainen, I'm a long time lurker. Ever since 2000 I've wanted to get into this field, more so Concept and Environment Design. Even graduated with a degree in Animation, which I've done nothing with ever since graduating. Better late than never. Will give back as much as possible.  
  • serg2712
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    Hello Polycount-Forum!
    My name is Sergey and I am a Game-Art graduate from Germany, originally born in Russia. :smile:
    Thank you for keeping this site running, I already learned a lot by reading here!
    Now I hope that I can also add a little bit of value to this great site! Currently working on a portfolio and hope to get some feedback too :smile:

  • darkgaze
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  • annatateson
    I've had an account for a while and been lurking for longer still but I've just started a sketchbook thread so I figure it's time to say hello! I'm a second year 3D Games Art student at the University of Hertfordshire, currently focusing on characters. 
  • SteveRacer

    I'm a film and animation producer and actor in Los Angeles. I'm getting more into video game stuff lately, though I used to do mods... I've played around with Blender and made some spaceships. There's a few projects that I hope will take off and I could use some good 3D modelers. I also am a huge nerd and I love anime and do swordfighting... you can see my feature film on Amazon, it's called Altered Spirits. Anyway, hope to make some good contacts here!

  • SteveRacer
    Same as marsilainen, I'm a long time lurker. Ever since 2000 I've wanted to get into this field, more so Concept and Environment Design. Even graduated with a degree in Animation, which I've done nothing with ever since graduating. Better late than never. Will give back as much as possible.  
    Hey why haven't you done anything with your degree? What kind of animation did you focus on? 
  • SteveRacer
    Well... having just joined yesterday I'm going to guess this is an April Fool's thing? :) 
  • karista
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    Hi everyone ! 
    My name is Alisson, I am a young 3D Artist from France,  i finally decided to join this community :) 
  • theUncommon
    Hey! I got dragged along to the London meetup by Fearian and met a bunch of you lovely people!

    I'm a game designer rather than a 3D artist but it's something I'm aiming to learn so I can do more with my own designs.
  • Claddish
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    Hey! I am in the same boat as theUncommon... god dammit Fearian... 
    I'm also not a 3D artist, but have dabbled in that area and will continue to dabble on my own project
  • everfrost77
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    everfrost77 polycounter lvl 3
    Hi, programmer with strong interest in tech artistry
  • starakat
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    Hi, my name is Tara and I've justed started to learn 3d sculpting/modeling, focusing mainly on character modeling.  I'm looking forward to being a part of the community.
  • Hammer
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    Hey team! My name is Jack, currently a games artist working in the UK. Looking to get more involved with the community whilst improving myself at the same time :) All the best! 
  • jiggywattart
    Hello polycount community. I'm a novice and just started getting into 3d art!
  • Michalo
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    Hey, hey!
    My name is Michal, I'm digital sculptor from Poland. I mostly do things for 3d prints and I'm here for the art you're making. Always looking for inspirations and maybe some help ;)
  • Epsilonn
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    Hello, I'm Epsilonn, from France and I'm glad to be part to polycount community, share art, advices and happiness. I'm interested in animation films and video games. I would love to be an environment artist for those industry.  :smile: 
  • OliverJSR
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    OliverJSR polycounter lvl 4
    Hey there, My name is Oliver and I am a character artist and freelance illustrator.  Always looking to support new artists and offer help where I can.  I'm still fairly new to 3D art so I'd love to see what people think of my work so far.  What attracted me to polycount is the supportive atmosphere.  It is really nice to be part of a community that isn't just trying to compete with each other. catch me on twitter: @OliverJSR 
  • Richy
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    Richy polycounter lvl 5
    Good day. My first post for activation.
  • tschrock
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    Hello everyone.  My name is Tim and my main skill is music composition which also includes live recorded performance and written transcriptions.  I have been transcribing video game soundtracks for a few years now and have composed for several game jams. It's time for me to reach for the next level.  If you need foley and design as well, please do not hesitate to ask.  

    At the same rate, I am always on the lookout for musicians and voice actors; I am oftentimes surprised by how much amazing talent comes from the most unlikely places.  Thank you!   

  • TravisMcCallum
    My name is Travis McCallum and I am training myself to be a VFX Artist.  Currently I practice building particle effects, materials and blueprints in UE4. Hoping to expand into other programs as my proficiency increases.

    I dropped out of graduate school for Journalism this year at age 31. (My B.A. was in Theatre.) I currently work two in-between-jobs as a server at a movie theatre and a contract video editor for a media company. I started branding myself as a content creator creating videos with AfterEffects. I had a chance encounter with two game developers at my server job whom encouraged me to do VFX in games as opposed to motion pictures.  They said the demand, job stability, medical insurance and many other incentives were there.

    I'm experiencing the joys and frustrations of being a technical artist with "full immersion."  Whenever I'm not at work, or spending T.V. time cuddling with my wonderful girlfriend, I'm hammering away on tutorials, articles, podcasts and the engine itself.  It's been two weeks since I made the leap and each day I am excited to compile a infinite combination of art inside a virtual constraint.

    Please recommend any mentors, masterclasses, podcasts, influencers and VFX you know and love to see.  Besides ArtStation, RealTimeVFX has been an invaluable resource in my continuing education.  Sadly the scope of VFX information is sparsely organized in comparison to other specializations-- which I might infer to the intense problem solving required of the job as a creative and technical expert on a myriad of subjects (anatomy, environmental, etc.)

    I hope to learn and contribute to this community.  I've only read wonderful and encouraging posts from everyone.  And if you are local to Dallas, TX-- hit me up for a beer!

    Travis McCallum
    Twitter I Website I ArtStation 
  • Tony84
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    Tony84 polycounter lvl 4
    Hi everyone!
    My name is Tony and I'm a modeler, nice to meet you =)
  • Kedyz
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    Kedyz polycounter lvl 7

    I'm Eddy, I´ve been lurking around here since 2011 when I was a student, now i'm a Character Artist at Ubisoft and hopefully contribute sometime soon! 
  • RealFagiano
    Hiya fellow artists!!
    My name's Emanuele, I'm an italian 3D artist. I've attended a small school about game art in Florence and I'm currently looking to improve my skillset in creating game ready 3D assets and a good personal portfolio to show around when I'll be looking to be hired in the industry.

    I've been using the forum's vast knowledge pool for a while now and I think the time has come for me to start getting my feet wet.
    So by registering on this forum I hope I can get to know good people and exchange some quality feedback so we can all become killer artists and good friends.

    LET'S GO DUDE. ♥

  • corey23
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    corey23 polycounter lvl 4
    Sup guys!

    I´m Corey, 3D Character Artist and I´m  glad to be here. 
  • Nordhal
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    Hello polycounters !
    I'm Nordhal, I do 3D modeling by passion. I'm totally a debutant, but would love to learn more and improve my skills.
    I checked this forum for quite a time now, and always impressed by the posted artist works.
    So I decided to join, I hope someday I'll be able to help new polycounters like me, and show 3D models I'll be proud of !
  • SquidInkDream
    Hello! I’m SquidInkDream, and I am a very young artist who wants to learn to create better art and characters so that when I’m older, I can hopefully go into the video game industry. Nice to meet everyone!
  • bruceevans
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  • Jo
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    Jo polycounter lvl 5
    Hi ,im Joao Neto,I im 3D Environment Artist for games.
  • Febster
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    Febster polycounter lvl 5
    Hey! I'm Kyrylo. I'm studying 3d modeling. In usual life I'm working as senior product designer. Cheers!
  • ryansizemore
    Hello, my name is Ryan and I'm getting back into 3D environment modeling. I originally went to school a while back for 3D modeling and animation but wasn't able to make a career out of it at the time. Lately, I've been motivated to once again pursue that path and am working hard to build up a new portfolio and to network within the game development community.
  • Garabrant
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    Garabrant polycounter lvl 3
    please delete my account. Thanks
  • KenWong
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    Hi there! My name's Ken, I'm a Voice Actor and would love to volunteer to help out with any voiceover requirements you may need. Admittedly, I'm fairly new to the scene but I hope to expand my network with promising individuals here. So feel free to message me for any requests!

    I've always been interested in games and Graphic Design is one of my strong suits, so it's wonderful to see the creativity budding here.
  • bipolarbear45
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    Hi there! My name is Thomas and I am an Environment Artist.  In a past life, I was also a QA tester. I recently when back to school to finish up my education.  I have now graduated and I am looking for ways to improve and make cool stuff.  I always welcome any tips or tricks so feel free to message me. I am currently working on more projects designed to refine my current modeling skills and learn some new texturing skills.
  • Belfy93
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    Hi Polycount!

    I'm Davide, amateur 3d environment artist.
    I've been a silent watcher of this forum for far too long, and now that I started to work on a videogame with some other amateurs I decided to try to bring my hobby to the next level and improve for real.

    I'm so excited about joining this community, I just have to ask you to be kind about my english, since it's not my mother language.
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