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CGI Podcast

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The CGI podcast is for the modern creative who wants to hear great stories and learn from the experiences of other successful artists and designers. Each week I interview a new guest. Learn from them and apply the shared wisdom to your own journey as you chase your creative potential. Lean and listen to more at CGIpodcast.com.

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The CGI podcast is for the modern creative who wants to hear great stories and learn from the experiences of other successful artists and designers. Each week I interview a new guest. Learn from them and apply the shared wisdom to your own journey as you chase your creative potential. Lean and listen to more at CGIpodcast.com.

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By brand_onart - Apr 24 2019
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So far very good

Good start!

By bjorrrn.a - May 09 2017
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Interesting topics being discussed! Keep it going!

iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
1
0
0
0

Good stuff

By brand_onart - Apr 24 2019
Read more
So far very good

Good start!

By bjorrrn.a - May 09 2017
Read more
Interesting topics being discussed! Keep it going!
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CGI Podcast

Latest release on Jun 21, 2017

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The CGI podcast is for the modern creative who wants to hear great stories and learn from the experiences of other successful artists and designers. Each week I interview a new guest. Learn from them and apply the shared wisdom to your own journey as you chase your creative potential. Lean and listen to more at CGIpodcast.com.

Rank #1: 5 - Igor Sobolevsky - Why You Need a Side Hustle

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Igor Sobolevsky is a Ukranian-born, U.S.-based Product and Concept Designer who creates beautifully realistic Sci-Fi visuals. What's interesting, is he works full-time as a product designer and creates his concept work in his spare time. He's published tutorials for 3D Artist Magazine and helped design a drone in the aerial robotics field. Igor's concept work is intricate, moody and seductive while remaining grounded in reality.   During this episode, Igor shares his academic journey and how hist two seemingly different degrees compliment each other and his 3D concept work well. We discuss the aspect of having a side-hustle, or pursuing creative endeavors outside of maintaining a full-time day job. Igor shares the benefits, challenges and opportunities he's been presented by having a strong side hustle. So, if you've been waiting to pursue your creative dreams because you work a full-time job, this episode is most definitely for you!

May 17 2017

1hr 40mins

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Rank #2: 3 - Esben Oxholm - Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

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Esben and I discuss the steps he took to turn an interest into a successful business. We cover how he created a plan before becoming a full-time freelancer, why he has a content publishing schedule and how he finds customers! You don't want to miss this one.  

This is episode three with CG Artist Esben Oxholm. As a skilled freelancer, he offers premium services such as 3D modeling, rendering, animation and retouching for those who want top-notch presentations. He uses his background of lighting design and engineering to augment his design and rendering services to create stunning visuals.

Mar 25 2017

1hr 19mins

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Rank #3: 4 - Kirill Chepizhko - The Importance of Visibility

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Kirill and I discuss his journey from Russia to the U.S. to experience U.S. culture and the English Language. After dabbling in painting, Kirill discovered ZBrush, a 3D sculpting software. Kirill learned how to use the program from a friend of his and has never looked back. Fast forward just less than a decade, and Kirill has had the opportunity to contribute to Films such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Kong: Skull Island as well as triple A game titles such as Lawbreakers.   Kirill uses a programs such as Fusion 360, ZBrush and Maya to create 3D Concepts for the entertainment industry. Kirill shares why he uses these specific tools and how each affects the way he contributes to films and video games. We also discuss the differences between the role of a Concept Designer and a Production or 3D Artist as it relates to the entertainment industry. Additionally, Kirill shares tips for how to get started using ZBrush and Fusion 360 and how he became comfortable with these programs. And if that all wasn't enough, we discuss the value of using a Computer-Aided-Design process to create concepts.

May 10 2017

1hr 51mins

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Rank #4: 2 - Chris Rosewarne - Pivoting to Concept Artist

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During this episode with Concept Artist Chris Rosewarne, we discuss his path into the film industry. He wasn't always a concept artist with a cinematic eye. Chris shares how he became exposed to concept art and how he pursued it in his own career. 

This is episode two with Chris Rosewarne. Chris is an Emmy-nominated concept artist working in the film industry. Over the past fourteen years he's worked on titles such as Star Wars Episode 8, Max Payne, Spectre, Age of Ultron, Exodus, Guardians of the Galaxy, Die Hard and Skyfall.

Mar 18 2017

1hr 34mins

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Rank #5: Design Studio Press Giveaway!

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Hey there! This is a brief announcement explaining how you can be one of three lucky winners and get $100 in store credit to Design Studio Press! Listen to learn how. 

May 21 2017

5mins

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10 - Mathew Borrett - Season 1 Finale

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** I can't believe we're already here, but this episode, episode ten is the finale of Season One of the CGI Podcast. The podcast will resume with new episodes for season two, the exact date of the season two premiere will be announced as we get closer. Probably some time in September, after everyone's done traveling for the summer and schedules return to normal. I'd like to ask you to please join the newsletter at cgipodcast.com so we can be in touch over the break. In planning season two I'll send out a short survey in order to tailor the content to your liking. I know that I can't create a great podcast without your feedback.

Mathew Borrett is an Toronto-based Illustrator and VFX Environment Artist who's known for his incredibly detailed, ultra-high-res images of cityscapes in various states of decay. Matthew uses MODO to help him create these intricate images that have a surreal, illustrative feel. However, their detailed complexity offers layers of interest when viewed at different distances. Mathew has worked as a matte painter and 3D modeler for both the film and TV industry and contributed to titles such as Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Resident Evil Afterlife, The Three Musketeers and others.

Jun 21 2017

1hr 41mins

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9 - Darren Bacon - Into the Concept Factory

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Darren Bacon is a Lead Concept Artist at 343 Industries, a division of Microsoft, which is responsible for the Halo franchise. Before joining Microsoft, he worked on games, films and animations at companies such as Bungie, Disney and Electronic Arts. Darren's work features mostly sci-fi vehicles and environments that exhibit hints of retro-futurism and an understanding of traditional industrial design. The measured approach he brings to his design work brings it to life and breathes realism into each concept.

From Scott Robertson to Sparth, Darren Bacon has worked with numerous entertainment industry legends and his art shows that. Darren shares how his childhood dreams of being a car designer pointed him in the right direction. Then there was that time he and a friend piled into a car and moved down to SoCal on a whim to change directions half-way through college. We discuss topics such as analog vs. digital mediums and Darren's YouTube channel where he shows you how to bring your own concepts to life. 

I hope you enjoy episode 9 with Darren Bacon! Be sure to head over to cgipodcast.com/episode/9 to get the full show notes from this episode and let me know what your favorite part was in in the comments! If you prefer social media, 

  On Instagram and Twitter, I'm @cgipodcast. I hope to hear from you.

Jun 14 2017

1hr 48mins

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8 - Edon Guraziu - Living Life on Your Terms

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Edon Guraziu is a Concept Designer based in the Netherlands. He's done work for 20th Century Fox, NVIDIA, MPC and many more. Edon specializes in designing firearms, robotics and products for the film and games industry. His work offers a glimpse into a dark, moody, sci-fi future, full of functionally-aesthetic designs.

During this episode, Edon reflects on the decisions he's made and how they've impacted his personal life and professional career. His all-in approach to design and pursuing his dream is both inspiring and revealing of his success. At only 20 years old, Edon has barely scratched the surface, despite contributing to multiple films, video games and products in real life. His work has inspired and influenced the concept design world, and he's only just begun!

Jun 07 2017

1hr 58mins

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7 - Vaughan Ling - Becoming Diversitile

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In this episode, I speak with Vaughn Ling, who's work is as varied as the number of mis-matched socks in my dresser. He's an accomplished sketcher, painter, modeler, renderer, designer, teacher, 3D printer and DIY-er. We discuss tons of topics such as the importance of fundamentals in art education and sharing your work. We take a look at some of the most notable projects Vaughan has been involved in throughout his career. Vaughan even answers some questions submitted by you guys, the listeners! This one's fun!

May 31 2017

2hr

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6 - David Schultz - How to Become an Environment Artist

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This is episode 6 with Sr. Environment Artist David Schultz. In this jam-packed episode, I pick David's brain on what advice he would give to an aspiring Game Artist. David breaks down a bunch of actionable steps you can start working on today. Additionally, we discuss some of the intricacies of creating game-ready assets as well as touching on the future of gaming holds. 

May 24 2017

1hr 52mins

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Design Studio Press Giveaway!

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Hey there! This is a brief announcement explaining how you can be one of three lucky winners and get $100 in store credit to Design Studio Press! Listen to learn how. 

May 21 2017

5mins

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5 - Igor Sobolevsky - Why You Need a Side Hustle

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Igor Sobolevsky is a Ukranian-born, U.S.-based Product and Concept Designer who creates beautifully realistic Sci-Fi visuals. What's interesting, is he works full-time as a product designer and creates his concept work in his spare time. He's published tutorials for 3D Artist Magazine and helped design a drone in the aerial robotics field. Igor's concept work is intricate, moody and seductive while remaining grounded in reality.   During this episode, Igor shares his academic journey and how hist two seemingly different degrees compliment each other and his 3D concept work well. We discuss the aspect of having a side-hustle, or pursuing creative endeavors outside of maintaining a full-time day job. Igor shares the benefits, challenges and opportunities he's been presented by having a strong side hustle. So, if you've been waiting to pursue your creative dreams because you work a full-time job, this episode is most definitely for you!

May 17 2017

1hr 40mins

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4 - Kirill Chepizhko - The Importance of Visibility

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Kirill and I discuss his journey from Russia to the U.S. to experience U.S. culture and the English Language. After dabbling in painting, Kirill discovered ZBrush, a 3D sculpting software. Kirill learned how to use the program from a friend of his and has never looked back. Fast forward just less than a decade, and Kirill has had the opportunity to contribute to Films such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Kong: Skull Island as well as triple A game titles such as Lawbreakers.   Kirill uses a programs such as Fusion 360, ZBrush and Maya to create 3D Concepts for the entertainment industry. Kirill shares why he uses these specific tools and how each affects the way he contributes to films and video games. We also discuss the differences between the role of a Concept Designer and a Production or 3D Artist as it relates to the entertainment industry. Additionally, Kirill shares tips for how to get started using ZBrush and Fusion 360 and how he became comfortable with these programs. And if that all wasn't enough, we discuss the value of using a Computer-Aided-Design process to create concepts.

May 10 2017

1hr 51mins

Play

3 - Esben Oxholm - Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

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Esben and I discuss the steps he took to turn an interest into a successful business. We cover how he created a plan before becoming a full-time freelancer, why he has a content publishing schedule and how he finds customers! You don't want to miss this one.  

This is episode three with CG Artist Esben Oxholm. As a skilled freelancer, he offers premium services such as 3D modeling, rendering, animation and retouching for those who want top-notch presentations. He uses his background of lighting design and engineering to augment his design and rendering services to create stunning visuals.

Mar 25 2017

1hr 19mins

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2 - Chris Rosewarne - Pivoting to Concept Artist

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During this episode with Concept Artist Chris Rosewarne, we discuss his path into the film industry. He wasn't always a concept artist with a cinematic eye. Chris shares how he became exposed to concept art and how he pursued it in his own career. 

This is episode two with Chris Rosewarne. Chris is an Emmy-nominated concept artist working in the film industry. Over the past fourteen years he's worked on titles such as Star Wars Episode 8, Max Payne, Spectre, Age of Ultron, Exodus, Guardians of the Galaxy, Die Hard and Skyfall.

Mar 18 2017

1hr 34mins

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1 - Jort van Welbergen - Creating Opporunitites

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During our chat, I ask Jort about some of his previous work and dive deep into the process behind an impressive, massive space station he designed while finishing game design school. Jort shares how he lets science and physics solve his design problems to both elevate the realism as well as lead him to an appropriate solution. We discuss how making opportunities for yourself can speed along your career and path to success as well as books and other educational resources Jort himself recommends.

Our first episode features an interview with freelance concept designer Jort van Welbergen. Over the past few years, he's worked with companies such as Guerilla Games and Foundry42 designing 3D environments, props and vehicles. Jort has contributed to games such as Killzone: Shadowfall, Horizon Zero Dawn and Star Citizen. Outside of work, he's been active in the entertainment industry both speaking at and helping organize conference events.

Mar 11 2017

1hr 20mins

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0 - Introduction

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Hello, and welcome to the first episode of the CGI Podcast. I'd like to thank you for checking it out and properly introduce the show and briefly introduce myself so you know who you're listening to and what to expect with this show.

Mar 04 2017

1min

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iTunes Ratings

15 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
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Good stuff

By brand_onart - Apr 24 2019
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So far very good

Good start!

By bjorrrn.a - May 09 2017
Read more
Interesting topics being discussed! Keep it going!