Krystal Sae Eua
Krystal Sae Eua
Lead Character Modeler, Texture Artist, Sculptor
Los Angeles, United States of America

Summary

Krystal is a VES Nominated 3D Lead Artist. Krystal’s modeling, texturing, and visual effects work can be seen in a broad range of blockbuster projects, including feature films, commercials, game cinematics, and theme park experiences. Trained as a 3D generalist, she now focuses her talents on character/creature modeling and texturing. She has contributed to many projects including “Avatar”, “The Avengers”, “2012”, “Fast and Furious 6”, “Call of Duty: Ghosts” cinematic trailer and the “Game of War” ad campaign.

Interviews/Articles:
• CG Society: http://www.cgsociety.org/news/article/3186/creating-and-developing-as-a-lead-asset-artist-at-the-mill-with-krystal-sae-eua

• Anatomy Lab: The Art of Creature Design: https://www.gnomon.edu/community/events/anatomy-lab-the-art-of-creature-design

• Women in Animation: http://www.themill.com/millchannel/766/krystal-sae-eua-on-women-in-animation?q=Krystal%20Sae%20Eua

• ZBrush Summit 2015 Presentation and Sculpt-Off: http://www.themill.com/millchannel/562/zbrush-summit-2015-presentation-and-sculpt-off?q=Krystal%20Sae%20Eua

• Anatomy Lab: Stylized Creature Design Workshop: https://magazine.artstation.com/2017/09/anatomy-lab-stylized-creature-design-workshop/

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Skills

Character ModelingCreature ModelingTexturingDigital Sculpting3D ModelingRetopologyLook DevelopmentLightingHair/Fur GroomingConcept Design

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
ZBrush
ZBrush
Mari
Mari
Mudbox
Mudbox
Photoshop
Photoshop
TopoGun
TopoGun
xNormal
xNormal
CrazyBump
CrazyBump
Marvelous Designer
Marvelous Designer
Arnold
Arnold
X-Gen
X-Gen
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
CySlice
CySlice
Nuke
Nuke

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Experience

  • Modeling and Texturing Artist /Supervisor at Hydraulx
    Santa Monica, United States of America
    July 2009 - May 2013

    Modeling and Texturing Artist /Supervisor, supervising the Los Angeles and Vancouver modeling team. Assisted in the development of the facilities' modeling pipeline to build better tools for artists. Modeled and textured numerous environments, vehicles, digital doubles, props, and costumes.

    Credits Include:

    • The Lone Ranger

    • Fast & Furious 6

    • Machete Kills

    • Escape Plan

    • Breaking Dawn Part2

    • Skyfall

    • Snow White and the Huntsman

    • The Avengers

    • Looper

    • Breaking Dawn Part 1

    • Captain America

    • Mr. Popper's Penguins

    • The Bay

    • Take Shelter

    • Skyline

    • Gulliver's Travels

    • The A-Team

    • Knight and Day

    • Jonah Hex

    • The Book of Eli

    • Avatar

    • 2012

    • X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    • Fast and Furious

  • Modeling & Texturing Lead at The Mill Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    June 2013 - Present

    Modeling/Texturing Lead, specializing in characters and creatures. Also concepting and lighting.

    Credits Include:

    • Strongbow: "A Nature's Dream" - Concept Artist

    • Honda: "Thinking About Tomorrow" - Concept Artist

    • Kia: Superbowl 2017 "Hero's Journey" - Modeling/Texturing Lead

    • Energizer: "In-Laws", "Fluffy Tail", "PowerSuit", "Naught, Nice" - Modeling/Texturing, Lighting/Lookdev

    • Audi: "Duel" - Model/Texture

    • Nintendo: "Toughest Pilot Around" - Model/Texture

    • XBOX: "Gears of War 4 - Tomorrow" - Modeling/Texturing Lead, Lighting/Lookdev/Fur Groom

    • Mobile Strike: "Command Center"/"Arnold's Defense"/"Arnold's Fight" - Modeling/Texturing Lead, Lighting/Lookdev

    • Hyundai: "Better" - Modeling/Texturing Lead

    • Game of War: "Office Army'/"Rooftop Alliance"/"Unite the World" - Modeling/Texturing Lead, Lighting/Lookdev

    • Hollywood Adventures (film) - Modeling/Texturing/Fur Groom

    • Google ATAP: "HELP" - Modeling/Texturing Lead

    • AUDI: "Drones" - Modeling/Texturing Lead

    • Madden: "Madden Season" - Modeling/Texturing, Lookdev

    • Texas Lottery: "A Million Stories" - Modeling/Texturing Lead

    • Hay Day: "Take a Load Off" - Modeling/Texturing Lead, Lighting/Lookdev/Fur Groom

    • Penny Dreadful: "Just Like You" - Modeling/Texturing

    • Duralast: "Stopping Power" - Modeling/Texturing

    • DirecTV: "Marionettes" - Modeling/Texturing

    • Diet Mountain Dew: "Horse Show" - Modeling/Texturing

    • Call of Duty: "Extinction" Cinematic - Modeling/Texturing

    • Call of Duty: "Epic Night Out" - Modeling/Texturing

    • Taco Bell: "Play The Future First" - Modeling/Texturing

    • Call of Duty: "Ghosts" Cinematic - Modeling/Texturing