About me:

Hello

LinkedIn Profile:
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Specialties:

  • Drawing
  • Digital Painting
  • 3D Modeling
  • Level Editing
  • Digital Sculpting
  • 3D Animation
  • Training

Software Knowledge:
  • Photoshop
  • 3DS Max
  • ZBrush
  • Mudbox
  • Freehand
  • Flash
  • Corel Draw
  • Blender
  • GIMP
  • Inkscape
  • Unreal Engine Editor 3
  • Unreal Engine Editor 4
  • XNormal
  • Enlighten
  • Simplygon

Training and Education:

Academic Education: Graduate Degree in Astronomy by University of Porto

Aditional Training:
  • 2010-2011 - Course on Architectural Modeling (3DS Max,Vue, NukeX) - CICE, Madrid
  • 2010 - Charcoal drawing classes - Academia Artium Peña, Madrid
  • 2009-2010 - Course on Organic Modeling (3DS Max, Mudbox, ZBrush) - CICE, Madrid
  • 2008 - Advanced Flash (Actionscript 3.0) course
  • 2007 - Comics and Illustration course
  • 2005 - Game Design course
  • 2004 - Certified Trainer course
  • 2004 - Webdesign course
  • 2003 - Graphic Design course

Professional Experience:

Works:
  • 2011-ongoing - 3D Modeler and Environment Artist at Tequila Works, worked on the game Deadlight
  • 2009-2010 - Intern at Apuswebsite, through the INOV-ART program
  • 2009 - Modeling of the 3 largest telescopes of the Calar Alto Spanish-German Observatory, for a promotional video for the "Around the world in 80 telescopes" event, of the International Year of Astronomy 2009.
    The video can be seen here.
  • 2008-2009 - Participation in the comic project Voyager, as an artist and writer
  • 2008 - Cover of the first edition of the book "Fados - Itinerários de uma cultura viva", publicado por Mill Books.
  • 2008 - Artist and co-writer (with Ricardo Reis) of the comic short-story "Exodus from Yithia", part of the comic book Murmúrios das Profundezas
  • 2007 - Creation of logo for Associação Ensino Livre
  • 2006 - Production of 3D animations (when working for doubleMV-I&D) for planetarium show The Misterious Ball of Fire, of Planetário de Espinho/Fundação Navegar
  • 2004 - Ilustrator of the book Trânsitos de Vénus, published by Gradiva
  • 1998-2000 - Cartoons for magazine CiênciaJ, of Associação Juvenil de Ciência
  • 1995 - Comic Uma Solução Futurista, published with the comic "E Choveu Papel", by the Governo Regional dos Açores
  • 1995 - Comic. with 50 pages, winner of the 1st Prize do concurso 3 Histórias da História: História e Povoamento dos Açores, do Governo Regional dos Açores

Training given by me:

I have training experience since 2006. I give training in modeling, animation, materials, textures and other areas of the 3D application Blender. I work regularly with Audiência Zero - Associação Cultural, but i've worked also with other companies/institutions like Formaconde, Bienal de Cerveira and Linuxkafe.
You may see a list of all the workshops i have given so far.


More Info:
  • 2008 - Lecturer at 5th European Conference on Small and Portable Planetariums
  • 2007 - Co-founder of the Blender-PT forum, meeting place for Portuguese-speaking Blender users
  • 2007 - Article "Making a Sun like Star in Blender" for the BlenderArt #9
  • 2006 - Guest talker at the Digital Animation Festival of Beja, Animatu 2006, where i gave a small lecture on Blender and, together with Rui Campos, participated in a round table about Open Source Software
  • 2006-2007 - 2D and 3D Artist, Game Designer and Interaction Designer in the company doubleMV-R&D
  • 2004 - Guide of the exhibit "A Anos Luz", at Planetário de Espinho
  • 2001-2005 - Explainer and operator at Planetário do Porto
  • 1997-2000 - Co-founder of GIRA, Grupo de Informação e Recreação Astronómica (Group of Information and Astronomical Recreation), the goals of the group were Astronomy popularization through lectures at Universities and stargazing activities to schools and the general public


List of workshops given by me:
  • May 2012 - Beginner's Workshop in Blender - LCD - Laboratório de Criação Digital, Guimarães, Portugal
  • April-May 2011 - Blender Advanced Course - Círculo de Artes y Tecnología de Segovia, Segovia, Spain
  • October 2010 - Workshop on Digital Sculpting in Blender - Audiência Zero, São Mamede de Infesta, Portugal
  • February-July 2010 - 3D Animation Teacher - Master in Digital Animation - ESAP-Guimarães, Guimarães, Portugal
  • April 2009 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, São Mamede de Infesta, Portugal
  • January 2009 - Course on Modeling and Animation with Blender - Instituto politécnico de Bragança, Mirandela, Portugal
  • November 2008 - Advanced Workshop on Particles in Blender - Audiência Zero, São Mamede de Infesta, Portugal
  • November 2008 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Linuxkafe, Gondomar, Portugal
  • October 2008 - Workshop on Materials and Textures in Blender - Audiência Zero, São Mamede de Infesta, Portugal
  • October 2008 - Workshop de Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, São Mamede de Infesta, Portugal
  • June-July 2008 - Course on Animation em Blender - Audiência Zero, São Mamede de Infesta, Portugal
  • June 2008 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, São Mamede de Infesta, Portugal
  • May 2008 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, (Universidade do Porto) Porto, Portugal
  • March 2008 - Workshop on Animation in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • March 2008 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, (Universidade do Minho) Braga, Portugal
  • March 2008 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, (Universidade do Algarve) Faro, Portugal
  • February 2008 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • December 2007 - Workshop de Animation em Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • December 2007 - Workshop on Materials and Textures in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • November 2007 - Workshop on Materials and Textures in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • October 2007 - Workshop on Animation in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • October 2007 - Workshop on Animation in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • October 2007 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • August 2007 - Workshop on Modeling and Animation in Blender - Bienal de Cerveira, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal
  • July 2007 - Workshop on Modeling in Blender - Audiência Zero, Porto, Portugal
  • October - December 2006 - Course on 3D Modeling and Animation with Blender - Formaconde, Porto, Portugal