Josh McDonald

Senior VFX Artist, The Pokémon Company International

Josh McDonald is a Senior VFX Artist, currently working at The Pokémon Company International. He has worked as an FX and Environment Artist on games like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Project Spark, Iron Man VR, Marvel Super Hero Squad Online, and Crucible.

Josh has collaborated with a variety of studios on all sorts of unique projects for Amazon, Xbox Game Studios, FXVille, Cryptic Studios, and The Amazing Society. 

He is a driven and passionate artist and mentor. After starting his career in the games industry as an environment artist he moved into VFX and continues to work in several different engines and styles. He is a one-man production army. 

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Modeling for VFX

3D VFX: Level One
Modeling meshes for VFX allows you to create a variety of different effects. Learn the key concepts of 3D modeling like meshes, UVs, and modifiers, and how to prepare these assets for use in game engines.

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