Who is 'Armands'?
Armands Auseklis, 31 years old, long term
PC engineer from Riga, Latvia. I spend my free time reading some
stunning hard SF books and travelling in some hidden corners of my
beautiful country, Latvia. How long have you have you been
rendering/doing computer graphics?
For almost 4 years I have
everyday worked with PC. Do you have traditional art
No. What are you currently working on?
Currently I'm tightly related with Pandromeda's stunning Mojoworld
software, trying to expand already endless limits of Paramatric
Hyperspace. :) What software do you use and why?
first introduction to CG I was deeply interested in virtual
landscapes. First of course was Bryce. Then I was spellbound by
Terragen for a long time, but since it has some limits, I was in
need of other softwares. So I tried Vue d'Esprit 4, World Builder
3, even Bryce 5 again. Then came an invitation from Ken 'Doc Mojo'
Musgrave to test Mojoworld a little. :) So here I am now. Besides
Mojoworld I'm trying to learn Lightwave. The results of these
findings you can view at my website, www.terraescape.com
, where there
are Terragen, Bryce and Mojoworld galleries. For postprocessing I
mainly use Photoshop, but sometimes PhotoImpact and then Photoshop.
What do you think your best piece of work is and why?
spent very much time on planet Shive, where bring in the best from
me and other Mojonouts like Bob Buttery and Calyxa. Unfortunately
it requires the very best hardware that you can buy today. Why
do you like to work with 3D software?
Well, I simply love to
make some beautiful views, to dive into my Worlds or Worlds by
other Mojonouts. It's just the way of life! What inspires
Nature, works by other Mojonouts, Photographers, CG
artists. How has this online community (Renderosity) enhanced
your work, relationships, and learning?
Comments sometimes help
very much, it gives you confidence in what you are doing. The other
good thing is that at Renderosity there are so many artists with so
many softwares, so I am always able to view the newest pieces in,
let's say, Terragen or Bryce. Parting Comments / Advice to other
Widen your knowings in every moment!! At least try
this or other stuff/softwares/models. For example, returning to
Bryce after some time with Terragen, I had a better realization
about major principles of landscape building/texturing. Best
regards, Armands Visit
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