Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Lead & Senior Character Artists Ashley Sparling & Sébastien Giroux – The ZBrush Podcast Episode 26
The ZBrush Podcast Returns and features Ubisoft’s own Lead Character Artists Ashley Sparling and Senior Character Artist Sébastien Giroux. Recorded at our ZBrush Summit, Ashley and Sébastien sit down with our host Solomon Blair to discuss the ZBrush Sculpt-Off, their works on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, past industry experiences, and more!
Ashley Sparling started his career in the United Kingdom sculpting and rapid prototyping for various clients, one including Louis Vuitton. Before accepting his Lead role and moving to Canada to work on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Ashley worked with Rare and Xbox, TT Games and LEGO, and various other titles in the UK.
Canadian native Sébastien Giroux started out with a passion for VFX and cinematics. After some cinematics work with Ubisoft, Sébastien shifted to the character art pipeline in games with various titles including Far Cry 4, Rainbox Six Siege, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, and a senior role on Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Sébastien can also be found on ZBrushLIVE.com as one of our Stream Team members, where he explores another creative outlet of personal works in character collectibles and 3D printing!
Ashley Sparling and Sébastien Giroux are also apart of the full character team at Ubisoft Québec who won accepted the ZBrush Award for Game Art of the Year!
The Awards Page: https://summit.pixologic.com/awards.php
The ZBrushCentral Team Post: https://www.zbrushcentral.com/t/assassins-creed-odyssey-character-team-post/211016
Ashley Sparling and Sébastien Giroux also took part in the 2019 ZBrush Summit Sculpt-Off. See both Ashley’s and Sébastien’s process in our recordings, both participated in Group 2.
Group 2 Recording: https://youtu.be/1glqux8v78I
Group 1 Recording: https://youtu.be/s2b7mDG4Qrg
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