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Pio Paulo Santana
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Prior to becoming a 3D artist, I held a variety of positions creating 2D artwork ranging from character concept art to packaging designs. In 2012, I began to pursue a certification in 3D modeling through Gnomon. In 2014, I graduated from Gnomon School of Visual Effects focusing on Modeling and Texturing.
Happy New Year! I recently graduated from Gnomon School of Visual Effects this year. After 2 years of hard work, I finally have more tools available to explore my creativity. Here's my Graduation Demo Reel! Have an amazing New Year everyone! I look forward to finally posting more art up in hurr! 

Also, my awesome character design teacher from Gnomon, Songgu Kwon, is launching a Kickstarter for his "Elf" webcomic to be printed into a book! It's got Elves, epic fight scenes and wombat sidekicks! Win, win, win situation for all! 

Elf Kickstarter Campaign
Elf Comic Series
  • Listening to: London Boys
  • Watching: Kamen Rider Drive
  • Playing: Guilty Gear Xrd


Caterpillar? by PioPauloSantana
Done in my free time mainly for practice using Substance Painter. I started the model in Zbrush and rendered in Marmoset Toolbag. 23,942 Tris with 2K maps. Concept by Cory Loftis.

Turntable on my website:…
Ogre by PioPauloSantana

Based on a concept by Guillaume Menuel. Created for Demo Reel class at Gnomon School of Visual Effects.

Maya, Zbrush, Keyshot

Dragon by PioPauloSantana
A project for Demo Reel class at Gnomon School of Visual Effects. The concept is by Seamas Gallagher
Zbrush Orca by PioPauloSantana
Zbrush Orca
Here's a quick piece I made last night. I used Zbrush, Mudbox, Keyshot, and Photoshop. 

I saw Blackfish a couple of days ago and have been thinking about orcas all week. They're such awesome animals. Speaking of animals, if you're in the Hollywood area, drop by the Gnomon Gallery tonight (May 1, 2015) and see some amazing work by extremely talented creature artists! Throughout the weekend, there are FREE presentations by some of the featured artists as well. If you can't be there in person, you can tune in to for the livestream!

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Pyroshii Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch!
rymslm Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015
thanks for watching!
Dar-Karon Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello there, you are amazingly talented at making art. If you ever want a Magic the Gathering card made from your art, give me a call >...^
marcusthedbzking Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
hello are you, metal heroes many you happy favorite.
Soulninja2 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014
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