Zhelong Xu's mastery of 3D art is world-class: the intricacy of his models, the delicacy of his textures and materials, his particular use of lighting, camera angle, colors and ambiance while staging his creations convey such expressiveness that any single image coming from him tells an entire story every time. This comprehensive collection of Xu's artwork presents not only his outstanding 3D work, but also his remarkable skill in a range of media, including pen and pencil sketches, digital painting, and sculpture. Xu has provided accompanying texts giving insight into the origins and methods of his art, as well as detailed breakdowns of his usual tools and workflows. All texts are presented in English, and in Xu's native Chinese. This is a must-have book for 3D art enthusiasts, and for art lovers in general.
Texts in English and Chinese
Zhelong Xu(Born in 1979)
A CHINESE SCULPTOR BORN IN JINGDEZHEN, CHINA
He was born in Jingdezhen, a small but famous town known for making porcelain, near Shanghai, China. His grandfather was a calligrapher and painter. After graduating Jingdezhen ceramic institute, he became a 3D artist in 2001. He is a founder of The Shanghai Magic Stone Images Studio. He uses ZBrush andAutodesk 3ds Max and substance painter. He was one of the presenters at ZBrush Summit in 2019.