I created this project during some downtime to experiment with photo-realism and to modernize my personal workflow. The subject is very loosely based on the cuban jazz musician Compay Segundo of Buena Vista Social Club fame.
Modeling was done with ZBrush and Maya, Texturing with Mari, and Lighting/Shading/Rendering with V-Ray in Maya.
I've also been toying with the idea of sharing some of my source files with the CG Community that has given so much over the years. So very I'm pleased to be releasing the raw ZBrush .ZTL file of this project free to all for educational purposes!
You can download the model from the 'Files' section at my website: http://www.CGGallery.com
As always, any questions and critique are welcome! I've also been keeping an eye out for interesting new career opportunities, so feel free to get in touch. I hope you enjoy my work - thanks for taking a look!
Paskal on Mon, 26 August 2013 10:20pm Hi here !
Great model, render and character !
I love your work, and that's a great idea and kindness to share your work !
Congratulation and thanks !
Markus Gindl (Forums) on Sun, 25 August 2013 1:40pm Wonderful portrait. This is really outstanding work.
Yusuf on Sun, 25 August 2013 3:29am Amazing work!!!
Sanity on Fri, 23 August 2013 5:55pm It pains me to think i will never be this talented.
NinthJake (Forums) on Fri, 23 August 2013 11:43am Awesome, this portrait looks so realistic.I also looked through your portfolio a bit, you have such amazingly creative and expressive characters on there. You are an incredible artist, great work!