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koichi nakai
Attended New York University
Lives in Little Ferry, NJ 07643, United States
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"Bulbasaur" - Everyone seems to be into ‪Pokemon Go‬ these days, so I thought it would be appropriate to have a ‪‎Pokemon‬ fan art sculpting session. If enough people like it, I may try another Pokemon sculpt. Comment in your suggestions!
Sculpted in ‪‎Zbrush‬ Rendered in ‪Keyshot‬.
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Sweet!
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fun with ‪Zbrush 4R7 nanomeshes.
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Building myself an Ikea Helmer Render Farm
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Zbrush Log: making of "Black Moor" https://vimeo.com/67782742

If you ever wonder what it is like working in zbrush here is a 1 hour zbrush session time lapsed into 25 seconds. to see this image along with other Zbrush illustrations, visit koichinakai.zenfolio.com/p209896412/h69c6e6af#h69c6e6af
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Zbrush Session: "Life Sucker" 
Stay away from these things... if you can help it. I'm tired, but my mind won't stop thinking. Zbrush sessions + Beatles really helps with this.
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Zbrush Season has begun! Work in progress: Recharging Camel.
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"Jurassic Molasses"

All toys digitized with Makerbot Digitizer, Imported into Zbrush R7, Rendered with Keyshot, tweaked in After Effects. 

Yesterday I went crazy with the Makerbot Digitizer and scanned a bunch of my kid's toys. This entire scene has over 22 million polygons! I really wanted to push Zbrush and Keyshot... and my craziness to see if my computer could handle it. I'm happy to report that we made it!
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This is impressive love key shots rendering capabilities the quality of makerbot digitizer however is something to be desired, but still give a nice artistic style and texture to the overall piece . Nice work brother.
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Zbrushing a grackle for the Bells project. Starting with the head then working my way to the body, wings, and talons. Still thinking about how to feather this guy. #zbrush  
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you should make a 3D Crane for the Cranes Club :)
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Tae Kwon Do test
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Coupon log: Tis the season.Here is tutorial how to get everything on this table for $1.18. Good luck have fun http://peaceaquarium.org/2013/11/24/9/

A lady behind me in line was like: "damn son you hit the jackpot!" 
My reply: "Yes we are all jackpot winners."
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My latest zbrush work: "Purposeful Porpoises" 
Artwork by Koichi Donovan Nakai
Poem by Laurel Nakai
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"Camomile" - Laurel wrote the poem, I made the picture. Teamwork! 
Zbrush R5 + Vray
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darn awesome!!!
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    Digital Imaging and Design, 2006 - 2009
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