Ian Spriggs
Ian Spriggs
3D Character Artist
Vancouver, Canada

Summary

Talks/Interview/Tutorials:

Nvidia:THE DIGITAL PORTRAITS OF IAN SPRIGGS
https://info.nvidia.com/ian-spriggs-chaos-me-reg-page.html?ondemandrgt=yes

Chaosgroup: WHY IAN SPRIGGS USES V-RAY GPU RENDERING FOR 3D PORTRAITS
https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/ian-spriggs-on-gpu-rendering-his-new-portraitself-

Chaosgroup: SEE THE GPU RENDERING VIDEOS OF IAN SPRIGGS’ NEW DIGIDOUBLE
https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/see-the-gpu-rendering-videos-of-ian-spriggs-new-digidouble

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn 2019: Life in the Digital Human
https://www.trojan-unicorn.com/main-event/knights/ian-spriggs/thu-2019

Artshow at Gnomon Gallery - THE MANY FACES OF IAN SPRIGGS
https://www.gnomon.edu/community/gnomon-gallery/the-many-faces-of-ian-spriggs

IAN SPRIGGS, PAUL DEBEVEC AND SCOTT EATON — TOTAL CHAOS
https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/ian-spriggs-paul-debevec-and-scott-eaton-total-chaos?fbclid=IwAR0umQOzUV2AStjXF3s1lSSWSuIVvajZfeZCw_M4tj6QH64s94dNrBzY3UE

INSIDE THE MIND OF HYPERREAL PORTRAIT ARTIST IAN SPRIGGS
https://beforesandafters.com/2019/07/15/inside-the-mind-of-hyperreal-portrait-artist-ian-spriggs/

EP 11 | MAKING ULTRA REALISTIC 3D | IAN SPRIGGS feat DARMAR
https://youtu.be/XIxRBP9CSQ4

D2 Interview at Total Chaos 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVR-sHJ-JR4

Total Chaos 2019: Behind the Digital Portrait
https://www.chaosgroup.com/total-chaos/news/meet-ian-spriggs

Wacom - Lets Talk Art / Character Modelling at it's Best
http://eu.shop.wacom.eu/wacom-infochannel/europe/lets-talk-art-character-modeling-at-its-best/

Magic CG (Magazine Cover) - Ian Spriggs Digital Portraits
https://m-cg.ru/mcg-download?magazin=97&fid=482

XenoCreatives - Ian Spriggs: The Digital Artist We Should All Watch Out For
http://xenocreatives.com/ian-spriggs-digital-artist-watch/

Chaosgroup - The Secrets of Ian Spriggs' 3D Portraits
https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/the-secrets-of-ian-spriggs-3dportraits

Nvidia - Ian Spriggs Blends Traditional Techniques, Modern Tech with Supernatural Results
https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2019/02/04/ian-spriggs-blends-traditional-techniques-modern-tech/

PostPerspective - WEBINAR: What Keeps You Up at Night?
http://postperspective.com/ppnews-Webinar-181107.html

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn 2017: The Digital Renaissance
https://www.trojan-unicorn.com/main-event/knights/ian-spriggs/thu-2018

3DWorldMagazine: Create a lifelike digital human
https://www.creativebloq.com/how-to/create-a-lifelike-digital-human

The Rookies: Career Advice - Working as a Character Modeler by Ian Spriggs
https://blog.therookies.co/2018/09/16/career-advice-working-as-a-character-modeler-by-ian-spriggs/

Siggraph 2018, V-Ray Days: Presentation 'The New Portrait'
https://www.chaosgroup.com/siggraph2018

Total Chaos 2018: Behind the Portrait
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsidDPLusfE

Chaosgroup: Podcast with Ian Spriggs – by Chris Nichols
https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/ian-spriggs

3D World Magazine (Cover): Master CG Portraits
https://www.creativebloq.com/news/master-cg-portraits-in-issue-236-of-3d-world

CGSociety: Pro Select with Ian Spriggs
https://youtu.be/3E8WfbnoZXI

Imaginess: Ian Spriggs, Amazing variety of Hyper-realistic 3D portraits
http://imaginess.art/ian-spriggs/

Better Digital Artist: Ian Spriggs
https://better-digital-artist.com/portraits_ian_spriggs/

CGSociety: PhotoRealism and 3D Portraiture, A conversation with Ian Spriggs
http://www.cgsociety.org/news/article/3676/photorealism-and-3d-portraiture-a-conversation-with-ian-spriggs

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn 2017: Ian Spriggs talks ‘Line of Sight’ and ‘Tutorial of a Portrait’
https://trojan-unicorn.com/tv

Trojan Horse was a Unicorn 2017: Podcast - Let’s Talk About | Animation & VFX | Ep. 1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_IRhASZoyc

VFXBlog: Ian Spriggs on CG portraits and designing characters for Neill Blomkamp
https://vfxblog.com/2017/11/06/ian-spriggs-on-cg-portraits-and-designing-characters-for-neill-blomkamp/

Chaosgroup: Podcast with Ian Spriggs and Scott Eaton – THU2017 by Chris Nichols
https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/ian-spriggs-scott-eaton-steven-wang-phil-liu-thu2017

80Level: Secrets of Digital Portraits
https://80.lv/articles/secrets-of-digital-portraits/

Chaosgroup: The New Master-Ian Spriggs Talks Photorealism and Portraits
https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/the-new-master-ian-spriggs-talks-photorealism-and-portraits

Autodesk: June Artist of the Month
https://area.autodesk.com/customer-stories/june-artist-of-the-month2/

CGSociety: Portrait of Neill Blomkamp – An Interview with Ian Spriggs
http://www.cgsociety.org/news/article/2702/portrait-of-neill-blomkamp-an-interview-with-ian-spriggs

CGRecord: Making of Portrait of Graham and Amanda by Ian Spriggs
http://tutorials.cgrecord.net/2016/06/making-of-portrait-of-graham-and-amanda.html

3DTotal: Tutorial of Pamela Spriggs
https://www.3dtotal.com/tutorial/2296-a-portrait-pamela-spriggs-maya-mudbox-by-ian-making-of

3DArtist: Tutorial of David Spriggs
https://www.3dartistonline.com/news/2015/06/ian-spriggs-maya-tutorial/

Professional Experience:

2020 Lead Character Artist Labs Vancouver, Unity
2020 Bloodshot, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 Mulan, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 Lost in Space, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 The Mandalorian, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 Carnival Row, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 Sextuplets, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 SpiderMan: Far from Home, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 Pokemon Detective Pikachu, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2019 John Wick 3, Lead Character Modeler, Image Engine
2018 Skyscraper, Character Artist, UMedia
2018 Freelance, Character Artist, UMedia
2018 Freelance, Character Artist, RSP
2018 Freelance, Character Artist, AMD
2017 Adam: The Prophet, Lead Character Artist, OatsStudios Neill Blomkamp
2017 Adam: The Mirror, Lead Character Artist, OatsStudios Neill Blomkamp
2017-2016 Zygote, Lead Character Artist, OatsStudios Neill Blomkamp
2017-2016 Firebase, Lead Character Artist, OatsStudios Neill Blomkamp
2017-2015 Rakka, Lead Character Artist, OatsStudios Neill Blomkamp
2015 Superman vs Batman, Sr Modeller, Scanline VFX
2015 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Sr Modeller, Scanline VFX
2015 Warcraft, Senior Creature Modeller, ILM
2014 Crimson Peak, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2014 Vikings, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2014 Get on Up, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2014 Penny Dreadful, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2014 Robocop, Previs Artist, Mr.X Inc
2014 Strain, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2013 Pompeii, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2013 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2013 Last Exorcism 2, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2013 Carrie, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2013 Mama, Lead Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2012 Resident Evil: Retribution, Lead Character Artist / Concept Artist, Mr.X Inc
2012 Cosmopolis, Senior Character Artist, Mr.X Inc
2011 Pacific Rim, Previs Artist, Mr.X Inc
2011 The Three Musketeers, Senior Character Artist / Cloth Simulation, Mr.X Inc
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Stereoscopic Artist, String Theory
2009 Gnomeo and Juliet, Senior Modelling Artist, Starz Animation
2009 Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs. Evil, Modelling Artist, Starz Animation
2008 9, Modelling Artist, Starz Animation
2007 Ester-C Commercials, Modelling Artist, Hatch Studios
2007 Sheepish, Modelling Artist, Starz Animation
2006 The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A Veggie Tales Movie, Modelling Artist, Starz Animation

Education:
Seneca College of Animation — Graduate Certificate, 2006
Alberta College of Art and Design - Bachelor of Fine Art Degree, 1998-2003

Skills

3D ModelingCharacter ModelingCreature ModelingSculptingPortraituretexturingcharacter3d charactercharacter artistportraitdigital double

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Mudbox
Mudbox
Photoshop
Photoshop
ZBrush
ZBrush
V-Ray
V-Ray