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01-03-2016 Update:
 

Together with other industry professionals I am giving career advice for students in the latest issue of 3D World.

- Link to 3D World.

 

01-02-2016 Update:
 

Guerrilla games released an art book called :Killzone Visual Design - Art Book.

It includes art from Killzone : Shadow Fall

- Link to Artbook

19-12-2015 Update:
 

My profile is part of the "Best of 2015" on ArtStation.

-Link to my ArtStation Page

 

23-08-2015 Update:
 

Killzone Shadow Fall, 2013

Recieved an CG Choice Award for my work on Killzone: Shadow Fall. Namely the Helghast Commando.

- Link to the CGSociety Post 

18-06-2015 Update:
 

Received a Toprow with the work done on Horizon: Zero Dawn on ArtStation.

-Link to my ArtStation Page

 

17-06-2015 Update:
 

 

 

Updated my ArtStation account, adding screenshots of Aloy.

-Link to my ArtStation Page

I had the honour to work on the main character for the brand new IP of Guerrilla Games : Horizon: Zero Dawn.

I did all the texturing for Aloy, and some mesh work such as the beads and all the fur.

Hair was done by Johan Lithvall.

17-06-2015 Update:
 

I've updated my ArtStation account, adding more images of the Helghast Commando that I made for Killzone: Shadow Fall

-Link to my ArtStation Page

I also added these images under the Helghast Commando button of my portfolio.

16-06-2015 Update:
 

E3 is upon us, and Guerrilla-Games finnaly revealed the title I've been working on.

Horizon : Zero Dawn !

-Link to the E3 trailer

13-09-2014 Update:
 

This weekend, 13 and 14 September my work is on display at "Landgoed Klein Paarlo OdiliŽnberg" as part of local art exhibtion called KunstRoer(t).

-Link to KunstRoert.nl
-Link to the KunstRoert Facebook Page

24-06-2014 Update:
 

My Asian Mage character I made for my graduation got featured in issue 69 of 3D Artist magazine as 15 Step Making of.

- Link to the 3D Gallery
- Link to my Publications
- Link to the 3DArtistonline.com

27-12-2013 Update:
 

Recieved an CGHUB Gold Award for my work on Killzone: Shadow Fall. Namely the Helghast Commando.

- Link to my CGHUB Gallery

18-12-2013 Update:
 

Killzone Shadow Fall, 2013

Added some of my work done during Killzone: Shadow Fall. These are just the images released to the public by marketing. More images will be added at a later date.

- Link to Company Website

- Link to Killzone: Shadow Fall Website

09-12-2013 Update:
 

I Did the Anatomy for Artist On-Site Masterclass taught by Scott Eaton. This was an amazing experience and brought my anatomical understand to a new level.  Scott is an amazing artist and a great teacher check out his work at the link below.

- Link to Scott Eatons homepage

29-11-2013 Update:
 

Killzone Shadow Fall got released today !
I had the pleasure to work with a great team on a exciting project. And it's great we can finally share our work with the public.

- Link to Company Website

- Link to Killzone: Shadow Fall Website

07-07-2013 Update:

Just released a new tutorial on my website called : Making of a Metroid Tribute

This tutorial has been added in the tutorial section under the name Making of a Metroid Tribute

21-06-2013 Update:
 

3D Artist Magazine Issue 56

My female Cleric character I finished earlier this year has been published in the current issue of 3D Artist magazine, Issue 56.

- Link to the 3D Gallery
- Link to my Publications
- Link to my Cleric on CGHUB
- Link to the 3DArtistonline.com

14-06-2013 Update:
 

Metroid Tribute, 2013

The final action pose of my Metroid tribute has made it into the polycount recap.

- Go to polycount recap 

06-06-2013 Update:
 

Some of my student work got published in the recently released second edition of :

An Introduction to Computer Graphics for Artists

01-06-2013 Update:
 

Metroid Tribute, 2013

Finished my Metroid tribute

For more information about this piece look here

10-05-2013 Update:
 

Metroid Recap

A WIP Image of my Metroid tribute has made it into the polycount recap.

- Go to polycount recap

09-05-2013 Update:
 

Metroid fan art, 2013

Finished the Hard Surface Character Modelling Course on cgsociety instructed by Josh Herman. I am still busy rendering the final images but wanted to show some progress here.

02-04-2013 Update:

My latest tutorial got published today on 3Dtotal. It's called: Making Of: Female Cleric "Arno Schmitz brings us another of his excellent, in-depth tutorials, where he discusses how he created his image, from first concept to final render."

This tutorial has also been added in the tutorial section under the name Making of the Female Cleric : From First Concept to Final Render

- Go to the tutorial on 3Dtotal.

24-02-2013 Update:
 

Killzone Shadow Fall was announced this week. I am proud to have worked on some of the characters for this demo. kudos to all my colleagues at Guerrilla Games !

Watch the released gameplay footage here

 

19-01-2013 Update:
 

Started the Hard Surface Character Modelling Course on cgsociety instructed by Josh Herman.

12-01-2013 Update:
 

Cleric Cinematic Model, 2013

Finished my latest piece : the Female Cleric

I would like to dedicate this piece to my good friend Sander Boers who recently passed away.

For more information about this piece look here

01-12-2012 Update:

A second tutorial got published today on 3Dtotal. It's called: Making Of: The Lightning Mage "Arno Schmitz gives us a great, in-depth look at how he went about creating his lightning mage character."

This tutorial has also been added in the tutorial section under the name Making Of The Lightning Mage Concept

- Go to the tutorial on 3Dtotal.

17-11-2012 Update:

My Asian Mage will be featured in the new artbook by 3DTotal :
Prime - The Definitive Digital Art Collection

My artwork is also featured in the prime wars card battle game that comes with the first 200 pre-orders of the prime collection.

The release date for the collection is 12 december 2012, you can buy it the following link.
 

Prime - The Definitive Digital Art Collection Prime Wars Card Battle Game

 

13-10-2012 Update:

Asian Mage now also in Stereoscopic 3D and Real ( Physical ) 3D !
 

Asian Mage Buste First 3D Print Asian Mage Stereoscopic 3D

 

12-05-2012 Update:

Added the Tutorial Section to my site. It now contains the Overview of the Available Render Passes in Autodesk Maya tutorial. More tutorials will be added in the future.

01-05-2012 Update:

Got my first job in the Industry !

I now work as a Junior Character Artist at Guerrilla Games based in Amsterdam.

- Link to Company Website

 

15-03-2012 Update:

My first tutorial got published today on 3Dtotal. It's called: Overview of the Available Render Passes in Autodesk Maya. And has the following discription: "If you’ve ever wanted to know more about the various render passes available in Maya, then be sure to check out this excellent breakdown by Arno Schmitz."

- Go to the tutorial on 3Dtotal.

08-02-2012 Update:
 

Won a 3DTotal Excellence Award for my work done on my graduation project.

Go to the newly added Award Section --  on www.arnoschmitz.com

Go to the 3DTotal Gallery

 

04-01-2012 Update :

Finished my new demoreel for this year. Also updated the 3D and 2D Galleries with work from Florence and finished projects such as the 3D cleric girl.

09-12-2011 Update :

Recieved my Florence Academy of Art certificate after completing the one year intensive drawing program at the Florence Academy of Art.

05-09-2011 Update :

Applied for the Arenanet Class of Internships 2012. The model can be found in the 3D Gallery

15-07-2011 Update :

Added my work done at the Florence Academy of Art to the 2D Gallery

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Graduation Project Cinematic Model, 2010


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