May 2014 Vendor of the Month - StudioArtVartanian

hopeandlove · May 2, 2014 1:50 am

Tags: VOM

Congratulations to file_504100.jpg StudioArtVartanian for being Renderosity's Vendor of the Month for May!

Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you've been up to. How are you doing these days?

I'm Joanna, my Rendo friends are calling me Jo. I'm spending most of my time in front of my PC, working. I enjoy the company of my friends and family, we have fun watching movies and having long dinners. I love the animals, I like to feed the stray cats and dogs, and I'm having fun doing on-line shopping :)

How long now have you been involved in digital art?

For digital illustrations, it's been about 14 years, and for Poser content, 5 years.

Can you give us some hints on what you may be currently working on?

As usual, I am working on several things, but I'm focusing on a new character and her hair...

What software is currently in your digital tool-set and why?

Blacksmith 3D suite for texturing and detailed morphing, Hexagon for modeling and morphing, Photoshop for texturing and painting. I create the most of my content in Poser Pro 2010 and Poser Pro 2014. DS 4.6 for my Daz Studio compatible products, plus many little utility programs and scripts.

Could you list any current favorites among the products you've created and tell us a bit about their creation?

My current favorite is Knights in Black Satin. We worked with my partner, lunchlady, on this project for almost a year in the background, along with our other projects. The best thing about that was, that we had all the time to see the things over and over again, until we had it in the way we imagined it to be. We've been doing the same thing with Nights in White Satin, expansion.

What are the biggest challenges you face in your work?

My biggest challenge is to complete all the projects I have started on time, and learning how to make my 3D content better and more realistic each time, using less polygons as possible.

Can you tell us a bit about your creative process, and are there any work-flow tips you might wish to provide?

I start with an idea, then I do some sketches and take notes. Next, I collect references and resources and I go on from there. You need to see many photo references even for a fantasy, fictional project, if you wish to make it realistic.

You've had the honor of Vendor Of the Month a few times previously. To what do you credit your continued success?

First, thank you all very much once again for the great honor. I think it's because I love doing this, this makes me work all day long, and feel great about it! :) When I'm working on a project, I'm trying to make it the best possible.

Do you have any new insights or advice for aspiring Digital Content Developers?

Work on projects that inspire you, and never give up on a product until you're very pleased with it. Try to think as a potential client, give the quality you seek when you are buying a product, to the products you are creating.

Do you have any final words or advice for other digital artists?

I want to express a huge thanks to the Rendo community for the support of my work and the awesome images you are posting in the galleries, and to Rendo staff and my fellow Vendor friends, for the help and support! As for a word of advice to other digital artists, just work with your heart and truly enjoy what you're creating.


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Article Comments

Nouschka ( posted at 5:10AM Fri, 02 May 2014

Congrats to you! I love your products and your quality so you are the best Vendor of the Month we can find :-)

P3Design ( posted at 5:14AM Fri, 02 May 2014

Congrats sweetie, you deserve it, love your stuff and your personality :))

rbowen ( posted at 9:04AM Fri, 02 May 2014

A wonderful and gifted artist! Congratulations and best wishes for the future!

dieterderblau ( posted at 9:22AM Fri, 02 May 2014

Your stuff blows away the competition hands down... A little polygon heavy, but worth every moment of lagged rendering... ;) Worth. Every. Moment. Keep the good stuff coming, Lady! Thank you for everything!

Silverwind ( posted at 10:13AM Fri, 02 May 2014

Congratulations hon! Your stuff is amazing! Well deserved indeed! hugs

Godin ( posted at 11:10AM Fri, 02 May 2014

Congratulations Joanna!! You totally deserve it, You do outstanding work!

luciferino ( posted at 1:44PM Fri, 02 May 2014

Congrats!!!!!!!!Jo you deserve it a lot!!!! Compliments my friend smack smack Orietta

Nonsolum ( posted at 4:14PM Fri, 02 May 2014

Magnificent work which inspires : congrats !

marforno ( posted at 6:26PM Fri, 02 May 2014

Congratulations :-)

udin13 ( posted at 9:39PM Fri, 02 May 2014

Congratulations! Truly some of the very best work and products out there! Fantastic!

Anagord ( posted at 3:00AM Sat, 03 May 2014


Pierrot_Lunaire ( posted at 7:18AM Sat, 03 May 2014

Joanna is the number one once again!! I'm always so to glad to see this!! Congrats!!!!!!

Richardphotos ( posted at 9:43AM Sat, 03 May 2014

a long time renderosity friend that only releases top quality products that I enjoy using

SaintFox ( posted at 12:15PM Sat, 03 May 2014

You highly deserve this honor, Joanna, as your imagination and creativity is endless. Keep up the good work and go on amazing us!

Kalypso ( posted at 12:35PM Sat, 03 May 2014

Congratulations Jo! A well-deserved VoM!

Tempesta3d ( posted at 2:14PM Sat, 03 May 2014

Congratulations dear Jo, extremely well deserved!

SissyB ( posted at 3:46PM Sat, 03 May 2014

congratulations sweety!!! huge hugs!! ^-^

scooby37 ( posted at 10:09PM Sat, 03 May 2014

Well done Jo, I am really happy for you. Your work is first rate. Well deserved honor. Hugs.

FutureFantasyDesign ( posted at 11:38AM Sun, 04 May 2014

You added a new Fantasy Genre to 3d Hairs and other Items. I bought one of your first hairs that was lovely and I sill use to this day! MORE! Please... Well deserved! HugZ! Ariana

pixeluna ( posted at 12:27PM Sun, 04 May 2014

Congrats, Jo--- YOU are the best!

barryjeffer ( posted at 4:57PM Sun, 04 May 2014

Congrats Jo... awesome, you truly deserve it.

RodS ( posted at 10:44PM Sun, 04 May 2014

Congratulations, Jo! Your work is always top-notch! Just love your Alpha Girl! :-D

P3D-Art ( posted at 2:52AM Mon, 05 May 2014

BIGgest congratz!! .. You know I love ya .. and did I mention already love your hairs as well?! :D .. Keep the fabulous products coming!! .. Hugs

fabiana ( posted at 9:22AM Mon, 05 May 2014

congrats Jo!!!!! so well deserved!!!!

DM ( posted at 1:21PM Mon, 05 May 2014

Congratulations! Very well deserved!

doarte ( posted at 6:21AM Wed, 07 May 2014

Congratulations Jo, The Purveyor of Wondrous Art/Products! Beyond words....

LUNA3D ( posted at 10:11AM Wed, 07 May 2014

congratulations :o)

oiram ( posted at 1:10AM Thu, 08 May 2014


fictionalbookshelf ( posted at 9:18PM Thu, 08 May 2014

Congratulations. Your work is astounding, beautiful and so detailed.

savanna ( posted at 1:21PM Fri, 09 May 2014

Congratulation to the Studioartvartanian Team :)