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So after obsessing over plants, trees and nature in general this year, I got myself focused and produced a series of four DVDs for The Gnomon Workshop on how to create natural environments with Maya. With over thirty hours of lecture, they are intense and in-depth, and will hopefully help a wider range of 3D artists delve into this awesome category of work. While many of you may think that creating this type of work is 'hard', it is really a matter of dedicating the time to master the tools in a methodical and efficient way. Granted, it is a big commitment to do so, but if you are passionate about it, the time passes by in a blur and, before you know it, you are creating things that you did not think possible. I hope that the training I produce helps inspire people to take the plunge into the world of 3D, whether you want to work in film, games or any other industry where 3D has become a critical creative tool.

Anyhow, for more info on the DVDs, check out the website:

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Alex Alvarez
Artist | Professional | Film & Animation
United States
Founder of the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood, as well as The Gnomon Workshop and SketchTheatre. I am also a creature artist and have been fortunate to work on such films as Avatar, Star Trek, Super8 and Prometheus.


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Happy birthday!
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Happy Birthday! :)
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happy birthday!  :iconcakeplz:
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Hope you have a great day!
alexalvarez Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Thanks everyone for all the birthday comments...! :)
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Happy B day!!!
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Happy Birthday! I hope you have the best day ever!! :dance: :party::iconfuncakeplz::icontyttataudnor:
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