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From Clay to ZBrush

Art Institute of Portland
1122 NW Davis
Portland, Oregon 97209, US (map)

The Art Institute of Portland, 1122 Northwest Davis Street room 420 Portland, OR 97209



Seating is limited so reserve your seats today at EventBrite (http://cascadesiggraphaug2012.eventbrite.com). We hope to see you there this Friday eventing!

Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH presents...

FromClay to ZBrush

ZBrushGuru Cesar Dacol Jr. shows the parallels between traditional and digitalsculpting and his latest techniques for bringing concepts to life for Games andFilm: · Tickets available now at EventBrite · This Friday, August 24, 2012 · The Art Institute ofPortland · Registration, appetizers, networking at 5:00; Demo at 6:00 pm · Cesar’s Website: http://www.cesar-dacol-jr.com/ and YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIBjInCfRO6pttl0YDVTlAw/videos · Chapter Membership: https://campus.acm.org/public/qj/chapqj/chapqj_control.cfm?chap=46075.

FromClay to ZBush is a3-hour demo guiding participants through the technical aspects of conceiving,preparing and sculpting a high quality digital model. Cesar will impart hismany years of experience, provide commentary and respond to questionsthroughout the demo.

This talkis for computer graphics artists in film, gaming or other industries who areinterested in refining their skills, picking up new techniques and renewingtheir enthusiasm for their craft. It is also for traditional sculptors who wantto get involved with the digital medium. And finally, it is perfect foraspiring professional artists who are looking to find more meaning in theirwork. Cesar will explain how motivation can be channeled into quality work.

A rafflewill be held to win fantastic Pixologic prizes including a copy of Pixologic’sZbrush and a 1-month membership to ZBrush Workshops.

SuperGenius game studio will be at theevent reviewing portfolios and reels. They will be providing feedback forattendees who bring their work.

Admission · Tickets available now at EventBrite · Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Members ― free · Non-Members ― $15 · Non-Members Students ― $12 with studentID

Registrationand Amenities This andother Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH meetings are free to Cascade Chapter members.Nonmembers will need to pay a $15 admission fee at the door for this event ($12for students with ID). Annual local membership can be purchased at our website, cascade.siggraph.org, under join, or at thedoor for $25.00 a year for professionals and $18 for students.

Lightappetizers will be available to attendees.

For more information on membershipregistration, visit http://wp.siggraph.org/cascade/join/

AboutCesar— CesarDacol Jr. has worked in the film industry for over 20 years, having started hiscareer in the makeup effects industry and transitioning to computer effects inthe mid 90’s.

With abackground in anatomy and traditional sculpting, he has worked as a Lead andModeling Supervisor, contributing to feature films such as “Journey to thecenter of the earth 3D,” 300″,” Barnyard” and “FantasticFour.” Currently he works as a Director of Character Development for thefeature film industry.

When notworking on productions, Cesar keeps busy with the release of Ballistic publishing’s “D’artiste Character Modeling 3D, a beta team member forPixologic’s ZBrush, and as an instructor for CGSociety’s CGWorkshops.

Supporters TheCascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter would like to acknowledge and thank the followinggenerous supporters of this event:

3DPDX seeks to bring 3d Artists, Animators & Designers of all levels together for the purpose of networking, knowledge sharing, referrals and resource sharing inside and around Portland. We would like to thank 3DPDX for donating the gifts that will be raffled off for this event

52 LTD. brings creatives and clients together to solve problems. From Portland to New York, full-time to freelance, be known. Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH thanks 52 LTD for it’s generous donation.

The Art Institute of Portland provides a range of courses and degrees for the applied commercial artist. The institute provides relevant, practical and hands on experience with curriculum carefully scrutinized and developed by industry professionals and prominent employers. We would like to thank the Art Institute for opening their space for this event.

ASIFA exists to boost the art of animation and the community that practices it, promoting a free exchange of ideas both locally and internationally. Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH is grateful for their involvement in the industry and with this event's appetizers.

AboutCascade ACM SIGGRAPH CascadeACM SIGGRAPH Chapter exists to serve the needs of the Oregon and SouthwestWashington computer graphics industry and students. Through meetings,workshops, conferences, and other activities, the Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH Chapterworks to promote an increased knowledge of and greater interest in the educational,artistic, and scientific aspects and applications of modern technology tographics, enhancing communication between persons in Oregon and SouthwestWashington that have an interest in any aspect of computer graphics.

For moreinformation on Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH and membership registration, please visitthe Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH website at http://www.cascade.siggraph.org/.

Presscontact ArchieBuchanan, Publications Director (360)314-6874, " fbuchanan.cascadesiggraph at gmail dot com"

EventCoordinator Patrick Coan, Vice Chair (503) 9548834, “designingpatrick at gmail dot com”

Cascade SIGGRAPH general information Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH PO Box 10583 Portland,OR 97296 -10583 email address: "info at cascadesiggraph dot org"

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