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Alex V. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Apr 14, 2014

Alex V.

CG Artist
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL


Hello, my name is Alex and I am a very talented and eager artist who is ready to put my skills to work for you. I have a background in traditional art and mural painting, but have come to love the world of Computer Graphics. I am constantly looking to get inspired in order to create stunning pieces that please the eye. I am a great team player and together we can achieve your vision coming to a reality. Please do not be shy about asking me any question pertaining to my work or services that I can provide for your project.

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Final Render of ZBrush Sculpt with post work done in PhotoShop.
Three quarter view of creature before taken into PhotoShop.
Hi Res sculpt. Modeling, sculpting, UV, retopologizing, and texturing done in ZBrush.
Modeled mock Ice Mountain water bottle for a mock ten second ad.
Illustration entered for Gnomon Workshop's monthly image contest
Both flower and arm created in 3D packages, then composited with shapes and color in...
Here I took my love of graffiti and monsters and married the two to create an...
Playing with poses to illustrate a story that can be happening with the characters.
This was a creature in which I wanted to mix both organic and hard surface modeling...
Here I wanted to take my creature and play with composition and symmetry.
Speed sculpt in ZBrush with no references.
Hard surface practice in Maya. Textures painted in Photoshop.
Created as a set piece for another scene. Presented to show hard surface modeling skills.
Creature inspired by the anatomies of reptiles and prawns.
Simple glass study
Mock Ad created to show product visualization skills. NOTE: Best if viewed with Windows...
All animation created by Alex Villanueva. Character downloaded from
Walk Cycle study. Character provided by Eric Allen.
Turntable animation of Luna.
AfterEffects animation done with assets I created in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe...
After Effects animation done with assets created in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe...

Skills (7)

Autodesk Maya
Z Brush
3D Design
3D Illustration
3D Simulations

Service Description

My services include, but are not limited to; Organic and hard surface 3D modeling including characters, creatures and environments using both Maya and Z Brush.
Ability to paint textures with Photoshop and Z Brush as well as map generating for many attributes such as Displacement, Bump, Cavity and Normal mapping. My drawing skills can help aid in the conceptualization of a character model, 3D environment, or product design envisioned by the client.

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St. Joseph Services
2012 - Present
Volunteering to help with St. Joseph Services' after school program within the Hispanic community. Responsibilities include tutoring, educating and mentoring the youth.
Villa Systems
HVAC Technician
2002 - Present
Responsible for job assessment and contract drafting for clients. Supervise installations per City of Chicago Building / Mechanical Codes and servicing both residential and commercial HVAC controls...
NeverLose Productions
3D Modeler
2011 - 2011
Responsibilities included modeling 3D assets needed for up and coming production company's animation branch.


Westwood College School of Design
Bachelor of Applied Science in Animation
2008 - 2011
Overview  |  Job History  |  Portfolio  |  Resume/C.V.


3D modeling
Character Creation
Texture Painting
Realistic Renders
3D Design
3D Illustration
Digital Art
Computer Graphics
My Snapshot
Design & Multimedia
Elance Level
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
August 2012
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Alex V.