ZBrush Summit Interview Series

Over the last few years I've had the distinct honor of playing interviewer/host for the ZBrush Summit. The ZBrush Summit is an annual event meant to unite, inspire and inform design professionals and artists from around the globe. ZBrush is a remarkable design tool that helped transform my life and career. Presented here are a few magic moments spent with some of the world's finest!  This first interview features television personalities Glenn Hetrick and Neville Page of Syfy Network's "Face Off" fame. Stay in the clay!

Greetings from "The General"

I recently completed this piece in an effort to inspire my students at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects here in Hollywood. The piece was inspired by my interest in Hellboy and comic books in general. The piece was designed and sculpted inside ZBrush with some post-processing done in Photoshop. In the end, "The General" represents a classic throwback character with a hint of science fiction thrown in for posterity!

ZBrush Summit 2014 Interviews: Hasbro

The 2014 ZBrush Summit was an incredible 3-day event, held LIVE from the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood. I was fortunate enough to interview some of the world's leading digital artists. With demos covering a wide range of industries including film, games, 3D printing and even toys, it's safe to say there was no shortage of cool things to discuss. In this episode, I sat with James Carter and Jan Lagory from Hasbro! Enjoy this insightful discussion and learn more about how your favorite toys come to life! YO JOE! 

Aitor Throup and the making of Damon Albarn's "Everyday Robots" music video.

Not long ago, Aitor Throup sat with me to discuss his creative process and directorial work on Damon Albarn's, "Everyday Robots" music video. With a diverse body of work ranging from fashion design to product development already under his belt, it didn't take long for the conversation to shift into overdrive.  Stay tuned for more interviews with the world's leading artists and designers. 

Sun Drenched and Bleeding

“Sun Drenched and Bleeding” By: Louie Tucci I recently sat in the audience for the premiere of French visual artist Loic Zimmermann’s documentary, “Gamma Wray-The Painter’s Journey”. For forty or so minutes, I wrestled to keep myself still. The excitement of going behind the curtain, where process and workflow are traditionally guarded trade secrets separating master and apprentice, was too much to bear. Seatbelt fastened. If you are unfamiliar with Southern California artist William Wray, that’s about to change and Loic Zimmermann is leading the charge. Notable for his work as a cartoonist and landscape painter, Zimmermann’s recent documentary strips back the layers to reveal in William Wray, a modern impressionist pushing the physical boundaries of both material and canvas. Zimmermann’s lens takes the already electrically charged work of this modern master and exposes Wray as a man on a noble mission. The journey spans the wastelands of the California desert and almost forgotten regi…

A New Awakening

“A New Awakening” By: Louie Tucci

Sometimes you get the chance to watch history being written while at the same time, living in the moment and off the cuff. If you’re lucky, the entire experience appears like an old silent film waiting to be infused with the soundtrack of your life. This is what it feels like to take part in the industry’s most electric meeting of the minds. The Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn may have a strange name and take place far from the usual haunts typically associated with computer graphics conferences, but in all reality, it couldn’t happen any other way!

Tucked far from the noisy streets of Europe and surrounded by water, a point much debated by artists and attendees across the entire 4 day event, THU awakens the island of Troia at a time most would consider “off season”. Rest assured, with a collection of globally recognized artists, visionaries and over the top, talented attendees making the journey, there’s no “off” button in sight.

Only a short drive from Lis…

Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn 2014

I will be speaking at Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn 2014 LIVE in Portugal! This is an incredible honour and I can't thank the organizers enough for including me!

"Sharing the stage with a diverse, high caliber group of artists and thought provokers is something I treasure." Louie Tucci