November Vendor of the Month - Powerage

gToon · November 1, 2015 10:37 pm

Tags: 3D content, Powerage, Renderosity Marketplace, Vendor of the Month

The Vendor of the Month for November: Powerage

Our Vendor of the Month (VOM) for November, 2015, is Powerage. Powerage has been a member of Renderosity since 2005. Visit his Renderosity storefront and you can easily see why he was selected as the Vendor of the Month; his work is imaginative and very well crafted. I had the good fortune to interview Powerage (Christophe), who lives in France.

Powerage logo


Tell us about yourself: who is powerage?

I am 45 years old, my name is Christophe, married and father of a little girl of 9 years. I am French and live in Bordeaux.

How did you get started in digital art? When did you get the idea to become a vendor?

Since 1998. I started getting interested in digital art at a time when the internet was down flow and specialized forums did not exist to me. So, I trained with books.

Tell us about the tools you use to create your pieces and how do you decide on what to create?

I mainly use 3ds Max, Photoshop, Poser, Daz Studio, Z Brush. I like shouting and is not always in the same area: clothing, architecture, fantasy, etc ... and when I start a project, I chose the theme based on my desire of the moment.My background processes of creation begins with an idea, the idea often comes after observation of the real world around me, or film and other media. The intense observation of what the modeler wants to achieve is an essential quality. For workflow, everyone can find one that suits him the most, and to have one so you do not go in all directions.

Who are some other vendors/artists you admire?

There are a lot here and elsewhere.

What are you working on now?

I do not know yet, I have just finished a product for Genesis 3 female and I think the next one will be for her too.


How has renderosity helped you become a better artists and vendor?

Here it's like in real life: we laugh, we get angry, etc ... it is very much alive and this is my second home for over ten years now.

Do you have any advice for an artist who wants to make the transition to becoming a vendor?

Loving what you do, never force yourself in art because it does not work well.

###Be sure to visit Powerage's store front and gallery. The video below features a variety of Powerage's store items including specific items chosen by Powerage himself.


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Article Comments

louly ( posted at 8:18PM Tue, 03 November 2015

Félicitations Christophe!

Neocene ( posted at 12:42PM Sun, 08 November 2015

Big fan of all your work!

Kazam561 ( posted at 11:28AM Mon, 09 November 2015


quietrob ( posted at 11:22PM Mon, 09 November 2015

I'm a huge fan and consumer of your work, plus any personal dealings have always been easy and nice. Congrats to you and keep up the great work!

Loosecannoncreator ( posted at 10:48AM Tue, 10 November 2015

Love your stuff!

jennblake ( posted at 1:42PM Tue, 10 November 2015

Congratulations Christophe!!! You work hard and that shows in the quality of your work, and the fan base you have built. Well deserved!

Pygmee ( posted at 12:32PM Wed, 11 November 2015

Encore ! C'est bien mérité, na ! Quoique, ces temps-ci, ça semble un peu facile...

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