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Creative Interview: Alex Maltsev / CG Artist

Rachel Rachel Aug 18, 2020 · 2 mins read
Creative Interview: Alex Maltsev / CG Artist

Alex is a freelance multi-discipline CG Artist and Designer, who works remotely or on-site with different studios.

His works are mainly focused on look development for motion and particles and he has been previously worked with some of well-known brands such as Apple, Google, NFL, Netflix and Under Armour. You can check his Behance and Artstation portfolios to see how awesome his works are!

Here is our short interview with him about his works, how he get inspired and his daily routines.

What is your daily routine? In which part of the day do you feel more productive?

I attempt to get up somewhere in the range of 8 and 8:30 and appreciate a decent begin the day.

It begins with a breakfast, while I tuning in to music. If weather conditions is acceptable, I like ride a bike. That way, I have a touch of wellness consistently.

This routine guarantees that I am feeling acceptable, when I enter the workplace and can promptly begin to work with a decent focus level.

At that point, I for the most part accomplish some concentrated work until noon.

After the break, I attempt to do some authoritative stuff and a few games before getting into the subsequent move.

Toward the finish of the working day, I attempt to learn new 3D related things or sharpen my 3D Skills with personal projects.



How do you get inspired, storytelling wise?

I believe it’s very simple to get inspired on the off chance that you don’t constrain it – I need to state I’m not a major adherent to ‘getting motivated’.

My greatest enthusiasm is light and color, so motivation is wherever around me.

Which softwares do you use while creating?

My everyday tools is Cinema4d, X-Particles, After Effects, Redshift and Octane renders, Substance Painter and Marvelous Designer.



Is your computer’s hardware enough to achieve your creative goals? What’s your computer hardware specs?

This is most frequent question for me! :)

Many people really believe that powerful hardware can create some magic, but this is just a tool and real magic birth in your head with your arms end eyes.

In current time my working machine spec is: I7-6800k / RAM 64GB / 4xGRTX1070 & RTX2080Ti



Which communities and platforms do you follow to stay up to date?

I have really limit list of this and not have some secret links. :) My main platform is Behance, I check it everyday and use it for share my fresh works and projects.



We really enjoyed and inpired while learning about Alex and his works, we believe you must follow his Instagram account to get inspiration from his works.

Stay tuned for our upcoming vagon community interviews!

Rachel
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