Going Solo as a 3D Motion Graphics Artist - S6702

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Ronan Mahon

Ronan Mahon

Freelance Artist


After over a decade creating 3D worlds for AAA game studios, animator and 3D artist Ronan Mahon took the leap into a new life as an independent artist. In this session, hear how Ronan leveraged emerging technology to give him an advantage in his new career as a 3D motion graphics artist. And how going independent lets him work from home, be creative with his work, and spend more time with his kids.

As Ronan shares his work and path as an independent 3D artist, you’ll learn:

  • How to bring 3D motion graphics to life on a single computer
  • Ronan’s creative process and real-time workflow with Substance Painter
  • How to bring the materials of Substance Source, the digital material library, to life

Technical Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Type: Session

Category: How To

Track: Illustration and Digital Painting, Graphic Design, Video, 3D and AR

Audience: Art/Creative Director, Game Developer, Graphic Designer, Motion Graphics/Visual Effects Artist, 3D, Illustrator