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James SIMON
James SIMON

James SIMON

  United States

My goal is to be a character modeler for feature animation.

I think from an early age I have known I was a creator. It wasn't until I was in community college that I knew that I wanted to be in this industry. After completing my AAS, and soon into pursuing my BFA in digital animation, I realized that character sculpture was my real passion.

Learning: Missouri Western State University

Skills: Zbrush Substance Painter Maya Autodesk Maya Adobe Photoshop Photoshop Substance Painter Marmoset Toolbag3 Zbrush photoshop

Expertise: 3D Animation Game Design & Development

Portfolio of the Week

  • Skipped Debut TBD
  • Skipped Player N/A
  • Leveled up to Contender Aug 11, 2020
  • Leveled up to Rookie TBD
  • Pro TBD

Experience

Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire | Digital Sculpture Demonstrator
St. Joseph, MO | Mar 2020 - Mar 2020

Demonstrated digital sculpture with ZBrush and explained its role in animation to a soon to be new generation of artists and their families.

7th Annual MWSU Juried Art Student Exhibition | Juror Selected Artist
4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph, MO 64507 | Oct 2019 - Oct 2019

Out of over 200 applicants, I and approximately twenty other students were chosen by a local artist for an exhibition.

Current Education

Missouri Western State University
Class of 2020