Traditional Sculptor and Digital modeler.
To secure a challenging and responsible position in which my experience and knowlege will have valuable application.
Motivated, professional with multiple artistic skills and a successful 20-year record of sculpting experience. Demonstrated history of producing high quality statues and maquettes for the collectible industry.
Flexible and versatile – able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building skills. Very quick learner of any new technology or technique.
? Mastered all Practical Sculpting mediums
? 3D Product Prototyping Experience
? Bilingual (Spanish/English)
? Excellent Drawer and Painter
? Competent user of Photoshop, Corel Painter, Maya, Zbrush and Modo 401
SPECIALTY COURSES COMPLETED
? Introduction to Maya 3D
? Modeling 3 - Zbrush
? Zbrush 350 – Digital Life Sculpting
? Zbrush to Maya Character Pipeline
? Corel Painter 101
? Painting with Photoshop
? Digital Mattes
? Character Modeling with Zbrush
? Polygon Modeling
? GABRIEL GARCIA STUDIOS – Van Nuys, CA
Owner, 2009 to Present
? SIDESHOW COLLECTIBLES – Thousand Oaks, CA
Freelance Sculptor, 2009 to Present
? GENTLE GIANT STUDIOS – Burbank, CA
Senior Sculptor, 2001 to 2009
? SCULPTING AND PAINTING OF GARAGE MODEL KITS – Glendale, CA
Freelance Sculptor and Painter, 1997 to 2001
? MAQUILLAJE DE EFECTOS ESPECIALES – Mexico, City
Owner/ Lead Special Effects Make-up Artist, 1989 to 1997