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Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,967
Posted By Gonzo
This x 100. I love the process and I stress...

This x 100.

I love the process and I stress to anyone looking to join the industry to truly love the process as well. Without it, it's just another job. When the honeymoon phase is over (and it's...
Forum: 3D Art Showcase & Critiques 03-25-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,380
Posted By Gonzo
Thanks for sharing! These are top-notch and...

Thanks for sharing! These are top-notch and definitely worthy of the praise. :)
Forum: 3D Art Showcase & Critiques 03-25-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3,278
Views: 566,071
Posted By Gonzo
Flintlock hand mortar, high poly nearly finished....

Flintlock hand mortar, high poly nearly finished. Will be doing a quick ZBrush pass to finish out the details before moving onto low poly.
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Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Gonzo
Definitely C.

Definitely C.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Gonzo
I'm of the belief that you go through official...

I'm of the belief that you go through official channels first and foremost, and that would mean online submission, etc.

However, contacting HR/recruiter/etc AFTER you have submitted to verify...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Gonzo
Hey Bolovorix, Another thing to consider is...

Hey Bolovorix,

Another thing to consider is that studio-rich areas may also have a more competitive job market. If a studio has a big layoff, you may be competing with dozens of other experienced...
Forum: 3D Art Showcase & Critiques 03-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By Gonzo
That's a very nice model! You are correct; those...

That's a very nice model! You are correct; those edges are too sharp to bake well. Other than that, it looks slick.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Gonzo
That's another point to consider. When big...

That's another point to consider. When big companies have layoffs in studio-dense locations, that's a whole lot of competition in the market and not a fun situation to be in.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,644
Posted By Gonzo
Could be the case! Fixed post for clarity.

Could be the case! Fixed post for clarity.
Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,644
Posted By Gonzo
@pmiller001 Yes, I'd say it's an industry...

@pmiller001 Yes, I'd say it's an industry standard way of working. :)

Check out this epic thread: http://www.polycount.com/forum/showthread.php?t=56014
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By Gonzo
I wouldn't jump off the cliff until you have a...

I wouldn't jump off the cliff until you have a safe landing. The Bay Area is ridiculously expensive. I moved down here from Seattle and housing rates are anywhere from 30-40% higher than Seattle. The...
Forum: 3D Art Showcase & Critiques 03-09-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 59,127
Posted By Gonzo
I haven't played the game, but I love the fact...

I haven't played the game, but I love the fact that you can immediately tell that an asset is from this game. Incredibly consistent look and feel with the assets.

Kudos is very very well deserved...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,598
Posted By Gonzo
Because posting a relevant discussion point in...

Because posting a relevant discussion point in General Discussion is...not a good thing?
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,598
Posted By Gonzo
Kotaku: "Five Things I Didnít Get About Making Video Games (Until I Did It)"

Thought this was an interesting enough article to post here:

Kotaku: Five Things I didn't Get About Making Video Games (Until I Did It)...
Forum: 3D Art Showcase & Critiques 02-20-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,319
Posted By Gonzo
Thanks for the sharing Alec. Top-tier work!

Thanks for the sharing Alec. Top-tier work!
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,558
Posted By Gonzo
I saw an orthopedic surgeon a couple of years ago...

I saw an orthopedic surgeon a couple of years ago for my knee...he was teaching himself how to do 3D on the side.

Interpret it how you may!
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,618
Posted By Gonzo
Oh sweet! Didn't know they had a Spotify...

Oh sweet! Didn't know they had a Spotify playlist. Thanks for the heads up. :)
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,618
Posted By Gonzo
WarrenM, I believe Twitch posted a resource...

WarrenM,

I believe Twitch posted a resource for free-to-use music for livestreams and VODs.

Info located here:
http://blog.twitch.tv/2015/01/twitch-brings-music-to-broadcasters/
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,747
Posted By Gonzo
I've always loved this quote: “Inspiration...

I've always loved this quote:

“Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work." - Chuck Close

And I think it echoes the motivation vs. discipline ideas stated by...
Forum: 3D Art Showcase & Critiques 02-06-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 20,141
Posted By Gonzo
Hey PigArt! I was watching you stream this...

Hey PigArt!

I was watching you stream this and wanted say these turned out great!
Forum: 3D Art Showcase & Critiques 02-05-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Gonzo
The high poly image is kind of small but those...

The high poly image is kind of small but those edges look too sharp to bake down well. Soften them up!
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Gonzo
Hey Jonathan, Unfortunately, you have to...

Hey Jonathan,

Unfortunately, you have to respect NDAs. If you can show that you are well-versed in the techniques and workflows in the industry (And judging by your website, you are definitely...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By Gonzo
That sort of budget will give you a lot of...

That sort of budget will give you a lot of flexibility. Just don't go nuts with it.

Keep the build modest and put your money into a monitor or two and a good, comfortable chair; they will last...
Forum: General Discussion 02-03-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By Gonzo
I'd say it depends on what you have currently....

I'd say it depends on what you have currently. You might only need a few key upgrades.

It's easy to think you need 32GB of ram, a beefy SSD, etc. but you can do a lot with a fairly modest...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,658
Posted By Gonzo
I've been using xNormal for about 8 years now and...

I've been using xNormal for about 8 years now and have not found any compelling reason to use or try anything else.

Maybe it's just personal preference, but I like having a non-Max/Maya baking...
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