Key Art for Rise of Tomb Raider

Sze Jones is renowned in the industry for delivering some of the most iconic 3D characters for video games and cinematics. 

Prior to taking up her current role as Senior Character Artist for Crystal Dynamics, Sze was the Character Modeling Supervisor and Senior Artist at Blur Studio, where she implemented and managed the studio’s character modeling pipeline for eight years. Sze was also the Lead Character Artist for Uncharted 3 at Naughty Dog where she crafted cutting edge, cinematic quality characters.

Warhammer Dark Elf Sorceress

Her many project highlights include: Tomb Raider Underworld, The Age of Conan, Everquest II, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mass Effect 2, Empire Earth, Prototype, Fable 2, Halo Wars and Warhammer.  

Tomb Raider - Lara Croft

Sze is also incredibly passionate about teaching. She has honed her skills by instructing and mentoring at a variety of institutions, including: Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Arts, Otis College of Art and Design, Art Institute of Los  Angeles, Santa Monica College, San Diego Comic Con, Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Siggraph, and her popular series of courses at CGWorskhops.

Katherine Marlowe - Uncharted 3

Sze will be bringing all her experience and passion to her latest CGWorkshop, which will explore 3D Character Design at great depth over 16 weeks. In this iilluminating workshop, she will demonstrate her workflow and provide valuable insights as well as offer personal mentoring, topology notes and paint-overs based on over 10 years of  industry experience. You will learn methods and procedures required to complete a character from design to the production ready model!

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