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Edward Holecko

United States,  Berea, Ohio Savannah College of Art and Design,  Visual Effects ,  November 22, 2014
I am a 3D modeler, Sculptor, and Special Makeup Effects Artist from Berea, Ohio. I have always been a strong believer that convincing characters, practical and/or digital, are the catalyst to creating a successful film. I recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in November 2014, where I studied visual effects with a focus in character modeling. To me, nothing is more exciting than bringing ideas and two-dimensional designs to three-dimensional form. Although I often observe nature and cinematic creatures and characters to spark creativity, I am most inspired by my friends and family. I greatly enjoy learning new techniques and tricks and I strive to be the best artist I can be. Thank you so much for the support and for viewing my modeling reel! Votes are greatly appreciated!
  • Concept Art
  • Modeling
  • Texture Painting
  • 3ds Max
  • After Effects
  • Mari
  • Maya
  • Mental Ray
  • Mudbox
  • Photoshop
  • Renderman
  • UV Layout
  • Zbrush
Adobe
  • VFX/ANIMATION
  • Student of the Year
  • 1148 Page Views
  • 9 Images
  • April 07, 2015
Jenny - N0-A | Z-brush, Topo-Gun, UV Layout, Maya
This is a character I created for an animated short, N0-A. The design is
heavily inspired by Ellie from Last of Us and loosely based on Jennifer
Lawrence. Responsible for all aspects.

MEGA MAN | Z-brush, Maya, Topo-Gun, UV Layout, Photoshop
This is a naturalistic interpretation of the iconic Capcom character,
Mega Man. Most of the hard surface modeling was created in Zbrush 4R6,
using panel looping techniques. A few props on the base were modeled
in Maya.

PTERIOS SAPIEN | Z-brush, Topo-Gun, UV Layout, Photoshop
The design is inspired by several different oceanic creatures including
the lionfish, mantis shrimp, and brittle star. Responsible for all aspects.

LIFE OF PAPA | Z-brush, Topo-Gun, UV Layout, Maya
This project is a tribute to my grandfather. It consists of a series of
portrait busts of my grandfather at different ages of his life. It is also
a comparison between the pipelines of tradition sculpture and digital
modeling. I created a total of five digital sculptures and one life-size oil
clay bust.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT | Z-brush, Maya, Topo-Gun, UV Layout, Photoshop
Inspired by the paintings of Norman Rockwell and my family, this is a
scene of a caricature family in the midst of a game night. Responsible
for all aspects.

SHARKY | Z-brush, Topo-Gun, UV Layout, Maya
This stylized shark character was created for an animation short, Shark
Attached. Concept art/animation short by Ashley Farlow.

FACE HUGGER | Zbrush, UV Layout
This is a character model of an iconic creature from the Ridley Scott
film, Alien (1979). Responsible for all aspects except design. Design
by artist H.R. Giger.

QUENTIN TARANTINO | Mudbox, Z-brush, UV Layout
This is a portrait bust of director Quentin Tarantino, primarily modeled
in Mudbox. The retopology and painting were done in Zbrush.

APHRODITE OF CNIDUS | Monster Clay
This is a 12 inch sculpture study of the iconic Greek Marble statue, originally
sculpted by Praxiteles. This sculpture was created out of an oil-based
clay known as Monster Clay.

LIFE OF PAPA | Monster Clay
This is the sculptural portion of the grandfather tribute project. This 1:1 portrait
sculpture was created out of an oil-based clay known as Monster Clay.

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