Digital Photoshoot: Creating 3D Portraits

Hair in my Eyes by Indigo JansonOld Post Alert! Yes, I was still very much a beginner when I wrote this post, as I am sure you can tell from my results. I didn’t have much to work with back then either.

For a more recent look at 3d portraits, take a look at my 2014 How to Pose series.

If you are still curious enough to read it, the 2013 post continues below. Talk about a trip down memory lane! It has reminded me how much I liked my first custom characters. I must dig them out…


The past few days I’ve gathered the models in a bare studio to work on lighting and rendering. In many ways, this is little different … Continue reading

New Year, New Directions

First 3D Model Render by Indigo JansonHeading in a new direction is always exciting. The road unfurls before us, full of opportunities just waiting for us to seize them.

Taking a new path doesn’t mean abandoning what went before, though. Everything builds on everything. As I have learnt new things in this first week of 2013 and look forward to learning many more, I see this. What I learn in photography has a positive impact on my art. Similarly, one online activity paves the way for another.

This week I fell in love with 3D digital art. And how! I have been immersed in an exciting new world.

But I find that I have taken a circular route back to an old love. A few years ago I was taking my first steps with … Continue reading