COMING SOON: Sixus1 Mentoring Tutorial Series

thaaksma · August 4, 2017 2:29 pm

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sixus1 mentoring

COMING SOON: Sixus1 Mentoring Tutorial Series

Are you a 3D hobbyist? Perhaps a fan of 3D art interested in learning how to make your own? Do you currently create 3D content, but would like to dramatically expand your skillset? Have you asked yourself if perhaps YOU could get into this "3D art thing" and create a new sideline income for yourself or even a completely new career?

The Sixus1 Mentoring Program Series is an answer to these questions and many more. With over 20 years of professional art and 3D production experience, let "Sixus1 himself", Les Garner, be your guide through the interesting, sometimes confusing, but incredibly creative, satisfying and potentially lucrative process of developing high quality work YOU can profit from in the 3D content market.

Organized around a concept of "teaching by project", these video series will take you from start to finish through 3D content projects of varying scales and difficulty levels, providing production proven training from an industry veteran in areas like:

  • Basic to advanced 3D modeling.
  • Character design.
  • UV and texture development.
  • Clothing development, including basic to advanced rigging techniques.
  • Character morph creation.
  • Character texture design and production.
  • Advanced, production proven techniques for massively increasing your efficiency
  • Workflow approaches and strategies to turn tasks eating days or weeks, into things you can do in a matter of hours.
  • Creature creation all the way from design to completed model, uv's, textures, rigging, and any other polish such as poses, props, and other add-ons.
  • Fast, effective rendering tips and tricks.
  • Experienced guidance in creating effective and engaging promotional materials to best sell your work.


Check out the video preview HERE.

More details on how you can access these tutorials will be released in the near future. Be sure to keep your eye on our Front Page articles and Daily Deals page for more information.

  • Week 1: Basic Modeling In Zbrush For DazStudio
  • Week 2: ZBrush UV Master Deep Magic
  • Week 3: Basic Texturing With Polypaint In Zbrush
  • Week 4: Texture Output And Prop Setup In Zbrush And DS

Sixus1 Mentoring is an ongoing series of weekly instructional videos, accompanied, where appropriate, by supplimental materials such as models, in-app production assets like brushes, scripts, and a various toolsets for a variety programs like ZBrush, Substance Painter, Substance Designer, Daz Studio and more, and all brought to you with professional production and concise, easy to watch editing, all designed from years of production and training experience to help YOU achieve the maximum results in your 3D.

Sixus1 Mentoring: Bringing YOU the skills to make your ideas a 3D reality!

About Sixus1

Founded in 2001 by artist Les Garner, after having worked under the pseudonym "Sixus1" throughout the 90's - Sixus1 Media has been a staple of the 3D content community since it's earliest days. They've been an ongoing production resource for a variety of clientele throughout the gaming, film, advertising and comic industries, working with clients including Sony BMG, Intel, Formula One Racing, Anomaly Production, Skystorm Studios/Afterburn Comics, Insane Comics, Renga Media/Renegade Media LTD UK, Smith Micro, and Daz 3D. Sixus1 Media has also provided experimental animation developments for academic institutions including Yerkes Primate Research and University of Cincinnati.

Sixus1 Media Team:

  • Les Garner: founder, owner, producer, artist, animator, writer, all around production lead.
  • Killian Garner: 3D modeling, texturing and character rigging specialist.
  • Brent Bowers: webmaster, writer, producer, video/film editor/director.
  • Gina Brytowski: 3D clothing production specialist.
  • Promotional Artists: Antoine Lamuserie, Camilla Darkenborg, Vicki Leversedge, Cherie Sibley Bell.
  • Comic/graphic novel artists: Les Garner & Tasos Anastasiades

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Article Comments

rikomortis ( posted at 8:32PM Fri, 04 August 2017

Cant wait to check this out !

RodS ( posted at 10:08PM Fri, 04 August 2017

Are you serious!!! This is going to be AWESOME! Thank you Sixus and Rendo! I've been considering getting Zbrush for some time - looks like time to go for it. 😁

sixus1 ( posted at 2:39PM Sat, 05 August 2017

Thanks! Glad to see some excitement around this. I've been working for a long while now on building up these teaching materials into something will hopefully be a very focused, easy to follow method of project based instruction. Lots of cool stuff coming in this series so please don't hesitate to spread the word!

Horsecreek ( posted at 5:05AM Mon, 07 August 2017

I look forward to this series. I don't have 3D modelling software yet, so I hope this series can make it easier for me to decide.

Damsel ( posted at 7:42AM Sat, 12 August 2017

Thank you Les, I am a learner and my biggest fear is to leave this earth before I learn all I want to know about modeling and texturing, etc. You are helping in that tremendously. Thank you!

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