Alex Paiva

Alex Paiva

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First Name * Alex
Last Name * Paiva
Username * alexpaiva
Country * United States
Languages EnglishPortuguese


Current Position Character Generalist
Current Company Rede Globo TV
Areas of Expertise character modelingModelingAnimationTexturingShading
Preferred Tools ZBrushMaya3ds maxPhotoshopAfter EffectsUV LayoutPainter


Availability: Freelance


In his childhood was already a big fan of the Star Wars saga and stories of the type RR Tolken. Loved watching horror movies with his older brother, always attentive to the sculptural aspect of the monsters. Always INTERESTED arts and much influenced by the paternal grandmother who was an artist plastica., As a child experienced various techniques of drawing and sculpture, type airbrush techniques and clay sculpture forms that gave their imagination in creative scenarios and monsters giving wings to their play.
In his teens his passion for art grew and demand for technical and future profession seemed to begin to take shape. Habitually frequented bookstores where you bought your first books on the subject, including: artists like Chris Achileos, Boris Vallejo etc … This time had contact with a magazine called Fangoria dealing WDO theme horror movies and movie makeup, what do further increased his curiosity.Later, some critically analyzing films, realized the computer influence in generating some images. All this has further increased its attraction to the theme. Through his older sister knows a computer program, starting this time your insessante study in the world of computer graphics.He started working professionally in 1993 in a small company where he had professional contact with CG. In 1997 he had the opportunity to learn Flame in Montreal in ancient Discreet Logic Inc. 2005 was the year that Alex spent time in Portugal (Lisbon) for the production of a small television was currently working for the TV.