Join Gnomon Chief Creative Officer Josh Herman and Character Artist J Hill for a new episode of Art Jam on Wednesday, February 27th. As a digital sculptor and character artist, J has over 12 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He loves working on personal projects as well as helping people who are interested in learning more about 3D character art, Zbrush sculpting and modeling, game art, and rendering. During the stream, viewers will get to see J demo character sculpting with an emphasis on head study. Josh and J will also take questions in real-time as they talk through their creative and technical process. Be sure to follow us on our social channels for more Art Jam guest artist announcements!
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Gnomon's full-time programs and 10-week individual courses are designed to develop well-rounded artists that are skilled in the diverse disciplines within 3D production. For those outside of the US, virtual classroom-style online courses are also available.
J is a Lead Character Artist at Turtle Rock Studios. He has been a character artist for video games for about 10 years. He has a YouTube channel (www.YouTube.com/artofjhill) where he posts videos relating to modeling and his CG art. He also teaches character art online at www.charactercreationforvideogames.com.
Josh comes to Gnomon with a decade of experience in film, television, and games. As an alumnus of Gnomon’s Certificate in Digital Production Program he has worked as a Creative Director, Art Director, and Character Designer for prestigious studios such as Marvel Studios, Naughty Dog, Legacy Effects and Cloud Imperium Games. Josh loves to “pay it forward” by teaching classes and workshops where he can help continue the education of others so they can find their passions like he did, at Gnomon. Josh is a graduate of Westwood College and has a Bachelor of Science in Animation.
Josh continues to work on personal projects exploring ideas for films, graphic novels, and tabletop games. Some of his professional projects include The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor: Ragnarok, Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception, and Star Citizen.